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Josh Summers on His Favorite Wellness Podcasts & Workout Spots

By Lisa Pierpont | May 8, 2019 | People

Take a deep breath with Josh Summers, Buddha and Seneca to clear your mind and step into the world of wellness and meditation.

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Josh Summers, author of The Power of Mindfulness.

What’s your morning ritual?
JOSH SUMMERS: Coffee and a book, 30 to 60 minutes of meditation and walking the dog.

If you could eat only three things a day, what would they be?
JS: Oatmeal, curry and vegetables.

Fasting. Yes or no?
JS: Absolutely, yes!

Any workout hacks?
JS:
I ruck a lot. That’s wearing a heavily weighted (30 to 50 lbs) backpack for a walk or hike.

Any quick health tips?
JS: I’ve installed a tech curfew: no gadgets or screens from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Favorite indulgence?
JS: Chips and guac are my Achilles’ heel.

Do you have a mental health routine?
JS: Meditate, minimize social media and current news and nurture rich friendships.

What is your go-to superfood?
JS: Sardines.

Any travel tips?
JS:
I fast and supplement with the medicinal mushroom Cordyceps militaris.

Favorite podcast?
JS: Sam Harris’ "Making Sense" and Robert Wright’s "Meaning Of Life."

What's your favorite workout spot?
JS:
My home office or in the local woodlands.

Who is your wellness guru?
JS: The Buddha and Seneca.

Do you have a dream for the future?
JS: Finding a political party with the fortitude to tackle climate change.

What's your health secret?
JS:
Fast, move, sleep.



Photography by: Photography by Adam DeTour