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Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!

Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!

By John P. Garner
Here you will be inspired to improve your health through learning and implementing simple decisions and choices with your food, movement and recovery. This growth will positively impact your self-esteem and your relationships with God, family, friends - and even finances!
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Five life-changing questions to ask yourself each day!
In our podcast season finale, episode #45, we quickly review each of our 8F’s. You will be inspired to be focused - and intentional - in every area of your life! And we conclude this 7-minute podcast with five impacting questions to ask ourself – or others – on a consistent basis!
March 22, 2021
Hey guys, let’s wake up the kid inside of us!
Our 4️⃣4️⃣th episode will encourage us to have fun in 2️⃣ ways … 1️⃣, wake up the little kid inside us and 2️⃣, set a big fun goal for the year! Both kinds of fun will inspire our creativity!
March 06, 2021
“We Choose To Go To the Moon”
In the early 1960’s, President JFK inspired a nation to send a man to the moon - and return him safely - by the end of that decade! His moonshot dream motivated the United States to accomplish a monumental goal! Be inspired about your own moonshot by using the 3️⃣ action steps from this 7️⃣-minute podcast episode!
February 24, 2021
A Helper, Teacher and an Inspirer!
As with our health and fitness journey, it also helps to have encouragement, teaching and inspiration for our financial journey! Please join me today on our 42nd podcast episode to be inspired about not only our physical health… but also our financial health!
February 18, 2021
The 3C’s For Your Fitness Journey!
Statistically most people have “fallen off the wagon“ regarding their 2️⃣0️⃣2️⃣1️⃣ goals. With over 🔟% of this year under our belt, whether you need to “re-group“ or “start from dead zero“… this 4️⃣1️⃣st episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health Podcast!“ will motivate you to be convenient, consistent and creative with your exercise.
February 11, 2021
Birds of a Feather ...
Blue Zones, Mayo Clinic and other resources via Dr. Google highlight the dramatic impact our friendships (or lack thereof) have on our health and well-being! This 40th episode will inspire you to be intentional about choosing friends who can positively influence your health … and healthy longevity!
February 03, 2021
How can a calendar, Bible and pair of walking shoes lead to a healthy, long-lasting marriage⁉️ Tune in to this quick 3️⃣9️⃣th episode and be inspired by these 3️⃣ simple - yet powerful - tools❗️
January 27, 2021
“One sentence ... it’s all you get!”
What “1️⃣ sentence“ would you want to describe you at your eulogy, in your obituary and on your tombstone? How do you want your life, character, relationships and purpose to be described? Episode number 38 of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health Podcast” will inspire you to be intentional with your health – and your faith!
January 24, 2021
“When ... and WHY ... did we stop asking questions⁉️”
Remember, many years ago, when we were much younger … and we asked a ton of questions⁉️ Why did we stop asking so many questions as we grew up❓What throttled us? What holds us back now? This podcast episode #2️⃣ of season 4️⃣ will inspire you to hone in on your focus this new year! You will be reminded of the importance of having a “one thing” ... a “one word”‼️
January 13, 2021
“The Queen’s Gambit and Our Health⁉️”
Today’s podcast (Season 4️⃣, Episode 1️⃣) will inspire you to be intentional about pursuing E.P.I.C. health❗️See how the Netflix hit, “The Queen’s Gambit”, can motivate you to apply the formula E=P+I+C to improve your health‼️
January 06, 2021
Is It Time For a New “Vision Board”?
In our season finale podcast episode, we will be inspired to finish the holiday season strong! And, plan for a great start for 2021 - plus, give consideration to having a strong decade!
November 26, 2020
Has 2020 “Rained On Your Parade“?!
No doubt, this has been a sobering year for all of us. And for many, a year of grief and suffering. Without being flippant or cavalier, it is essential for our health and fitness that many of us at least do our best to still have fun this year. One way is to have a BFG…a Big Fun Goal! In our 34th episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health Podcast”, you will be motivated to still go after your BFG (if not yet experienced)!
November 18, 2020
50 Days ... 50 weeks ... 50 years!
In this fast-moving, 33rd episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health Podcast!”, you will be motivated to make your next 50 days, 50 weeks and 50 years be memorable!
November 11, 2020
Still hiding your spending from your spouse⁉️
In this podcast (season three, episode seven), we share three simple, yet powerful, tools which can revolutionize your communication with your spouse about money! Sadly, many Baby Boomers and Empty Nesters still cannot honestly and calmly discuss and plan their finances together. There’s hope to turn this challenge around! Give this 5-minute audio a listen to revolutionize your marriage!
November 04, 2020
Let’s Beat “Grandfather Time”!
For us Baby Boomers, it only takes a quick look in the mirror or at old pictures to be instantly reminded that “Grandfather Time” has made an unwelcomed visit! This energetic episode provides three simple, yet powerful, tips to be victorious with our health as we age. Seven minutes from now you’ll be glad you gave this a listen!
October 28, 2020
How To Be a Fun (and healthy) Granddad❗️
Tips from “Big Papi” on how to BE and have fun with your grandchildren! If you are a granddad, have a granddad, know a granddad or want to be a granddad, this podcast episode is for you! Having the energy, flexibility and strength to play with your grandchildren is key. Having the mental sharpness to engage with your grandchildren is essential. Be inspired by today’s motivation to improve your health and fitness as a granddad!
October 21, 2020
Hitting a Grand Slam for our Family!
In this fourth episode of season three, you will be inspired to “hit” a “grand slam” for your family! Being intentional with your calendar, finances, prayers and courtship will help you “knock it out of the park” with your spouse! Give this 29th episode a five-minute listen!
October 07, 2020
Our Final 100 Days!
As of today, 09/23/20, we have 100 days left in 2020. Let’s finish strong and victorious! In this 28th episode of “Inspiring E.P.IC. Health”, we learn how having faith in God and faith in ourselves can provide strength and motivation for our final 100 days of this year. This 5-minute episode will inspire you to “finish the race”!
September 23, 2020
Focus for 2020’s Final Lap!
Five minutes of inspiration to improve your focus so you can finish this year well!
September 09, 2020
Eight tools for healthy longevity!
Episode one, of season three, provides inspirational guidelines for healthy longevity a.k.a. “compressed morbidity“! Give this five-minute podcast a quick lesson for motivation to “finish the race“ strong!
September 03, 2020
“Season finale!”
Episode 25 of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!“ is the season two finale in which we review our “8F’s” ... tools and guidelines for a healthy life. Plus I’ll share my favorite quote, Scripture reference and book resource from the previous 24 episodes.
June 15, 2020
“Play Ball!”
When is the last time you played? Even for a short window of time? Remember the exhilarating feelings you experienced when you were a kid and got to play? Just because we are older, doesn’t mean we cannot experience the same exhilaration or even relaxation of fun! This 24th episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!” podcast will remind you of the benefits of playing!
May 23, 2020
Unattended and Uncared For!?!?
This 23rd episode will inspire you to dream about your future self! Dream about how you want to be - particularly physically - 10 years from now ... at the end of this new decade! Powerful decisions and small improvements can bring about dramatic changes with our health!
May 16, 2020
Laughing all the way to the bank!
Laughter is good medicine! In this 22nd podcast episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!”, we learn how laughing positively impacts our health. Consequently, we can help reduce healthcare expenses over our lifetime!
May 07, 2020
Three simple fitness steps to help your wallet!
Do you need “personal approval” to take charge of your physical well-being? Today’s 21st episode of “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!” Podcast will inspire you with three powerful improvements you can make this week. Not only can they help you slow down your aging process...they can also help you grow in your self-confidence, spiritual walk, relationship with your family and even your finances! Tune in for six minutes of inspiration!
May 02, 2020
Greeting your tribe!
Beyond having close friends, having an expanded tribe or community of social friends is also important to our healthy longevity! Today’s podcast will inspire you to have enthusiastic greetings and send encouraging texts!
April 24, 2020
Be healthy for your family!
In this five – minute podcast episode, you will be inspired to be healthy for your family! They need you! Taking care of our health can be an enjoyable process and produce positive benefits.
April 17, 2020
How to be FaithFUL, not UNfaithful or FaithLESS, to our health!
Today’s 18th episode is publishing on April 8, 2020…the 99th day of this new decade! We are all going through a season of life where our faith is being challenged by this COVID-19 pandemic and the shelter-at-home restrictions. Many of us, as Baby Boomers, are already going through a challenging season of life - called “aging”! Today’s podcast will inspire us to overcome UNfaithful actions and faithLESS attitudes ... and be faithFUL with our health for ourselves and to those we love and serve!
April 08, 2020
Does our FOCUS look or feel foolish?!?!
Today is the 92nd day of this year, first day of April, first day of the second quarter. April Fools’ Day! Does our FOCUS for 2020 look “foolish“? Does it challenge us - and inspire others? We still have 75% of this year remaining. “Three laps to run” after being “tripped” the first “race lap” ... this first quarter ... of 2020! P.S. Two inspirational clips from track events - falling, yet finishing:
April 01, 2020
How can we have fun at a time like this?
In the midst of challenging times, we can still be intentional about recreation ... re-creation ... relaxing ... recharging ... for the short-term. And for the long-term, we can still have a BFG (Big Fun Goal)!
March 25, 2020
How to be hopeful and positive about the future of our health!
Ultimately, it’s not circumstances, it’s typically the consequences or results of our personal choices, decisions and actions which lead us to our current health status! No matter that status, we can be full of hope and positivity about developing a healthy future!
March 18, 2020
Keep Fighting!
Just as our bodies and physical health can limp into the “train station” of our 50s and older, so can our financial health be amiss as we transition into our later years. However, we can fight for our character, skills, hard work and God’s miracles. Let’s fight for our current and future health…both physical and financial health! This 14th episode will inspire you to take charge of your fitness and money - and be positive about this new year and new decade!
March 09, 2020
Mirror, Mirror On the Wall!
Just as some of our neighborhoods are going through “gentrification“…so can our bodies! Even as we are aging as men! If the mirror and other indicators give us discouraging feedback about our current physical well-being, we can “gentrify” our bodies through simple yet powerful decisions and improvements! This podcast will inspire you with improving how you look, feel, move - as well as connecting on a deeper level with your spouse!
March 04, 2020
Who will be your pallbearers?!?!
Having several genuine friendships is essential to our physical, emotional and spiritual well-being! Friendships are health markers for healthy longevity. Praying AND playing together can help stack the odds in our favor of having a healthy, lengthy and productive life!
February 26, 2020
Leaving a Legacy of Health!
Our goal today is to inspire you to build and leave a legacy for your family ... a legacy of health! Spiritual, emotional and physical health! When we get into our 50s and beyond, particularly for men, we can unfortunately face and experience regrets … with our family, friends, career and even our health. Today we will be encouraged with moving forward towards a healthier future! God has miraculously made our body, mind and spirit to be resilient - even to be able to regenerate and renew!
February 19, 2020
Did the Apostle Paul attend the Ancient Olympic Games?
Perseverance is essential in our spiritual faith and our physical well-being! As we get into our 50s and beyond…life’s battles and blows can take their toll on our walk with God and our health. In this week’s podcast episode from “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!”, we will be encouraged to persist with hope!
February 13, 2020
What “Rx” will be your health focus for 2020?
Can Baby Boomers move their “health ladder” to a “new wall”? I say “yes”! We can improve our health and our relationships with ourselves, God, family, friends and finances! Through a new “prescription” of food, movement, sleep, relationships, stress management and “atomic habits”!
February 06, 2020
The “eighth wonder of the world“ just might be “FUN”!
Today’s episode highlights the benefits of having a BFG ... a Big Fun Goal! And while we are going about having a fun goal – let’s reap the health blessings of giving other people a big smile!
January 30, 2020
Will we reminisce ... or regret?
Are we being intentional with our future? This 7th podcast episode from “Inspiring E.P.I.C. Health!” encourages us to plan our future - for our earthly life AND our eternal life!
January 23, 2020
Which is most important? Financial health or physical health?
This sixth episode highlights three outstanding tips for improving your financial health - which in turn will impact your physical health. Be intentional, habitual and inspirational! Finances impact our health and our health impacts our finances.
January 17, 2020
Reinvent yourself through eating moving sleeping!
Small choices and intentional decisions each day with eating, moving and sleeping can positively impact our health and create a “new you” down the road!
January 08, 2020
Friends Are Friends Forever!
Loneliness and social isolation have dramatic negative impact on our healthy longevity. The call from our episode today is to BE a friend! Let’s be intentional about our community! In turn, this will positively impact our own health!
January 01, 2020
What if you did not pick the right parents?!
Be intentional about your family (roles)! Your health - and theirs - just might be impacted by your decisions and choices!
December 26, 2019
What is your domino?
What is the one small domino you can push to knock over the next slightly larger domino to gain momentum and generate dramatic changes for your spiritual walk with God and in turn help you with your physical health?
December 18, 2019
Our first F is “focus”! What is your one word…your focus…for 2019 - and then 2020?
December 12, 2019