132. Own The Day: Total Human Optimization With Aubrey Marcus

Aubrey Marcus

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Aubrey Marcus is the founder and CEO of Onnit,  a lifestyle brand based on the holistic health philosophy of total human optimization. Since its founding, Onnit has become an Inc. 500 company and industry leader with over 250 products ranging from peak performance supplements to foods, fitness equipment, and apparel.

Inspired by his lifelong experience as a multisport athlete -- as well as his background in ancient philosophy -- his goal was to create a company that empowered customers to achieve their fullest human potential. With the launch of the firm’s flagship supplement Alpha BRAIN in 2011, Onnit was born.

Aubrey currently hosts The Aubrey Marcus Podcast, a destination for conversations with the brightest minds in athletics, business, science, and philosophy with over 10MM downloads on iTunes. Earlier this year he led his first three-day seminar about relationships, called LOVE: Practice Makes The Master, in Austin, and is also the creator of the life coaching program called Go For Your Win.  He was featured on the cover of Men’s Health, and his book, Own The Day, Own Your Life will soon be published by Harper Wave, an imprint of Harper Collins.

Aubrey recently offered insight to over 6,000 entrepreneurs during his roundtable discussion at the Synergy Global Forum , a two-day conference in New York City that brought together the world’s most admired business leaders, media moguls, literary icons, tech wizards and entertainers.

A sought-after public speaker and multi-platform media expert, Aubrey regularly provides commentary to outlets like Entrepreneur, Forbes, Fusion, The Doctors, Dr. Oz, and The Joe Rogan Experience.

DISCLAIMER: This podcast is presented for educational and exploratory purposes only. Published content is not intended to be used for diagnosing or treating any illness. Those responsible for this show disclaim responsibility for any possible adverse effects from the use of information presented by Luke or his guests. Please consult with your healthcare provider before using any products referenced. This podcast may contain paid endorsements for products or services.

In this episode, our guest Aubrey Marcus lays out his powerfully effective lifestyle design philosophy. As a modern-day mystic, athlete, CEO of Onnit, and general purveyor of conscious badassery, Aubrey has gained legions of fans via his podcast and latest book Own The Day, Own Your Life.

In this episode, you'll learn about his innovative approach to entrepreneurship, spiritual pursuit, fitness, health, and even sex. What makes Aubrey's message so inspiring is his down to earth, authentic attitude. Anyone who can weave pornography, Ayahuasca journeys and god into one seamless conversation deserves a thorough listen on The Life Stylist Podcast.

If you're someone who's looking to optimize your complete human experience, and overall performance, this episode will not disappoint.

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TOPICS DISCUSSED ON THIS EPISODE:

  • What motivated him to take on the commitment of personal growth and development in the first place
  • How he funded his company Onnit, and the broad philosophy around it
  • Why creating a movement is more important than creating a business
  • What is his morning routine and how he generates the power to achieve greatness in life
  • Rebounding and why he’s made that a part of his daily practice  
  • Why he recommends a high fat, high fiber, low sugar diet
  • How fat is needed for proper hormone production
  • The top 5 foods to avoid, and how to find the hidden toxins in your diet
  • Walking the fine line between keeping a clean diet and being a control freak
  • How he creates a zen productivity station in his office, and his surprising secret weapon
  • The importance of proper office posture
  • The secret to creating a healthy company culture at Onnit, and how that supports their bottom line
  • Why he personally does the firing as CEO rather than outsourcing it
  • Onnit’s hiring philosophy
  • How he manages productivity and dealing with overwhelm
  • The importance of sex and creating a healthy lifestyle
  • The downside of pornography, and the benefit of making your own
  • Why he feels naps are crucial to our sleep schedule
  • The power of human connections, and which one of those connections connections is most important
  • What he’s learned from his 17 Ayahuasca journeys, and the risk and the benefits involved in that practice
  • How to avoid fake jungle shamans
  • The story of the time he OD’d on Kambo frog poison
  • Lifestyle recommendations

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