Free shipping on orders over $100!
(USA Orders Only) Shop Now >

Episode 36: Former UFC Fighter James Wilkes discusses his plant based diet

James Wilks (http://jameslightningwilks.com/) is a former UFC welterweight & winner of season 9 of The Ultimate Fighter. James currently runs his gym, Lightning MMA in Laguna Hill, CA., and is currently finishing his new documentary, “The Gamechangers,” which focuses on a different view on thriving via a plant-based diet.

During episode #36 of the Live Life Aggressively podcast, James joins Mike & Sincere to discuss:

  • James shares how he got started in mixed martial arts and how he found his way onto & winning The Ultimate Fighter reality show
  • James discusses the ups and downs of living in The Ultimate Fighter house, & what happens in the house, that folks don’t see on T.V.
  • What was James’s pre-fight ritual and how was it a positive and negative for him
  • James shares the financial challenges of pro MMA fighters
  • What lead to James’s retirement from competing, how he transitioned to the next phase of his career, and how time off lead to his current interests
  • James’s experience with self-defense instruction, as well as working with the Navy Seals and various branches of law enforcement
  • What events lead James’s to transitioning to a plant-based diet & how he made the transition
  • What did James learn from researching the processing and effects of poultry consumption, grass-fed beef, and eggs
  • What are the things James & those proponents of the Paleo diet agree upon
  • James discusses some of the myths associated with grain and soy consumption
  • James walks us through his current diet and shares how some of those who consume a plant-based diet get it wrong

Yours Free

Everything You Need to Know About Testosterone and How to Optimize Levels

Subscribe to Aggressive Strength Magazine and Get My Latest Report, Everything You Need to Know About Testosterone and How to Optimize Levels