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Expanding Human Potential, With Dr. Levi Harrison, Ep 13

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Dr. Levi Harrison is one of a kind. A orthopedic surgeon who also believes in alternative medicine. A medical professional who believes the point of being healthy is so we can volunteer and give back. A self-admitted outlier among his peers.
Dr. Levi has developed his skills and standpoint over more than two decades of education and training. He is guided by three core values - commitment, compassion, and service - and he shares these in his life and daily practice
In this episode, Dr. Levi talks with Managing Editor Becca Borawski Jenkins and Coach Chet Morjaria about expanding human potential, connecting movement and medicine, and integrating spirituality into fitness - plus much more.
00:00 - New things at Breaking Muscle
03:07 - Introduction to Dr. Levi Harrison
03:43 - Dr. Levi's roles and responsibilities
04:45 - What made Dr. Levi want to become a surgeon
06:00 - Giving back through volunteer work
07:33 - Details on Dr. Levi's volunteer work
09:15 - Facilitating and expanding human potential
10:13 - Being an outlier in the medical profession
11:53 - Advice for those connecting movement and medicine
14:15 - Breaking Muscle as a balanced fitness resource
16:27 - Fitness fads and the radicalization of fitness
20:09 - Integrating spirituality into fitness
23:12 - Training while injured
24:52 - Helping people to differentiate good pain and bad pain
27:23 - The most common and preventable injuries
30:30 - Advice on common injuries in the gaming generation
32:42 - The difference between rest and recovery
35:00 - The role of nutrition in recovery
40:05 - How to find Dr. Levi online

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