Mar 4, 2020
Wade is the President and
Director of Education at BiOptimizers.com. Education at
BiOptimizers.com is dedicated to discovering, presenting, and
sharing strategies backed by cutting edge research that leads to
Healthy High Performance. They believe their products empower
humanity to achieve an optimal state of well-being in the body,
mind, and soul, holistically defined as BiOptimization.
Wade is a 3-time All Natural
National Bodybuilding Champion, an advisor to the American
Anti-Cancer Institute, an Enagic Master Trainer, and the Founder of
the Prosperity & Health Alliance as well as being the Director
of Education at BiOptimizers Nutrition. He began weight training at
the age of 15 and has traveled the world to study with Physical,
Financial, & Spiritual Masters. He has written several books
and co-founded a nutrition company.
Tell us more about your background? (0.46)
grew up in rural Canada on the East Coast and played hockey. At the
age of 15, three things happened that set him on the path he now
first, his parents moved from a small town to a smaller town to
become caretakers at a private resort.
second was that his sister, four years his senior, was diagnosed
with cancer of the lymph nodes called Hodgkin's Disease. After a
long illness, she died, and he remembers asking himself: How could
a treatment like that make you sicker? A question that drove him
for the rest of his life.
third was a bodybuilding magazine his sister gave him with Troy
Zuccolotto, who had just become Mr. California. He was on the cover
with two pretty girls, and it made Troy want those same muscles so
that he could also get pretty girls. After that, he decided to
build a homemade Home Gym.
believes in Arnold Schwarzenegger saying: With a positive attitude,
self-discipline, and hard work, you can achieve anything. It is
Arnold's vision that led him to a career in exercise physiology. It
was also his inspiration to compete at the Mr. Universe competition
where he represented his country and then cultivating his exercise
science because he was competing as a vegetarian and drug-free
athlete at the world-class level.
What's your philosophical approach to that having that
very impactful situation early on? (4.42)
of the things Wade shares with people is the human condition is
pretty precarious and nobody gets out alive. We're all going to
die, and we're all going to experience tragedy, we're all going to
of the things he learned when his sister was dying was that
everyone has regrets, and he was determined not to have regrets. He
wants to experience a rich life, not necessarily a bunch of things
collected around him.
tragic as his sister dying was, it culminated in his way of life, a
way of living, and a professional career that supports
says that nobody wants you to hang on to the negativity of the past
or the tragedy of the past. They would rather you take that
person's legacy and positively remember them, in an inflexible way,
and something that makes a difference in your life because that's
how people live on through you.
Let's talk about what you do now, the BiOptimizer, and
then how did this whole thing come about? (10.31)
explains that after being on a spartan diet for 11 months while
training for Mr. Universe, he then gained 42 pounds of fat and
water in 11 weeks.
met Dr. Michael O'Brien, who said something that changed his life.
He said, "you've learned to build the body from the outside in, now
you have to build the body from the inside out."
and Matt had started a bodybuilding site for natural athletes
called Freaky Big Naturally, where they ended up coaching about
15,000 athletes around the world, which helped them gather a lot of
was a trend emerging back then, and one of the things that came up
over and over again was digestive health problems for
five years ago, they rebranded their company to BiOptimizer as
their fundamental focus is fixing digestion and optimizing people's
How long did it take for you to get used to that
took Wade a year to get used to the switch, using fasting to help
after 20 years of routinely fasting about twice a year, although
not pushing himself when weight training, he finds that he is still
high energy levels and functionality.
What type of lifestyle factors do you see are the
biggest problems for people when it comes to gut health?
says that people do not take tests to check on their
has a podcast with Dr. Paul Maximus, which has five tests that men
especially should have.
need to go to an M.D. who schooled in long term care because it's
not just about living longer; it's about living stronger and not
relying on medications.
Tell us about what you're doing with the Cancer
Institute. What are you working on now? (24.46)
- Cancer treatment is an extremely challenging
metabolic condition and often wrecks gut health as well. Wade makes
a regular donation to the Cancer Institute as part of his legacy
with his sister's illness
help people by providing support in the digestive health and the
recovery process, either during or post.
Where do you think this research on gut health and the
testing is heading? (27.48)
says that in the short term, the development of new enzymatic
formulations and pathways that will cultivate into responses is
where they are headed.
the long term, they are at the forefront of cultivating and
developing super strains of probiotics.
and Wade discuss the increase of experimentation and gene
splitting, bringing in Charles Darwin's theories.
What do I do to be part of that movement, as a fitness
health professional? How do I start positioning myself?
recommends beginning with the five tests he mentioned
next thing you need is to get a naturopathic doctor or a
nutritional coach and fitness coach in your life as soon as
also recommends that you clean up your gut.
What do you think people are looking at, between
supplementation and the right doctors and consistent testing?
says the tests that he just allocated are going to be a couple of
thousand dollars, but that's going to carry you for five
- He thinks most people really should
allocate somewhere between 500 to 1000 dollars a month if they can
Wade, tell people where they can get hold of you, where
they can find out more about you, and if there are any particular
offers you'd like to produce for the audience as well?
- Go to
bioptimizers.com/blitzradio to get a discount on any products and
services. Every product we sell is a 365-day guarantee and will fix
suggests one of their digestive health kits to get
have a lot of great courses and give a lot of it away all the
education is free.
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