Show Notes Episode 75 – Joe DiStefano: RUNGA: Breathing, Energy Optimization, Food and Connection

What happens when you grow up to become the “sick/fit” person you never wanted to be due to a series of sudden and very serious health events early in your life?

Joe DiStefano shares his very emotional story of personal growth, the principles of RUNGA, a holistic health program he’s developed that mirrors Paul’s teachings, and why exercise is physical longevity training, in this life-changing Living 4D podcast.

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Show Notes

  • Health emergencies shaped Joe’s future as a teenager. (5:00)
  • As a “sick/fit” person, Joe took Holistic Lifestyle Coach Level 1 “out of desperation.” (13:40)
  • The creation and building blocks of RUNGA. (21:31)
  • Breathing: The core of RUNGA. (31:29)
  • Do you really have the time to do what you want? (35:31)
  • Improving your body’s ability to produce energy through mitochondrial optimization. (44:20)
  • Exercise as physical longevity training. (50:07)
  • “One of my favorite things about cold [water therapy] is how empowering it is to do it for the first time and you immediately feel amazing.” (1:04:10)
  • Discomfort can be therapeutic. (1:10:49)
  • The role of food in RUNGA. (1:18:09)
  • Protect your sacred morning rituals. (1:24:41)
  • “Applied knowledge is power.” (1:31:06)
  • Mana’s wise moment about love. (1:43:17)
  • Choosing special names for baby boys. (1:52:52)