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Relax Just Love Podcast

Relax Just Love Podcast

By Nico Lagan
Our goal is to introduce you to guests that have a meaningful and positive influence on their communities and the surrounding people. Out of the box thinkers that believe in their ideas and make them happen through sheer will and perseverance.
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Episode #32: Mary Lee Maynard – Writer, director and radio show host (english)

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Episode #39: Jamie Mason – Entrepreneur & Keynote Speaker
In this podcast I sit down with Jamie Mason. Jamie is a successful entrepreneur, philanthropist and former pro athlete. He specializes in delivering powerful keynote speeches to businesses and athletic teams on how to win physically, financially, emotionally and spiritually.    We speak about how he quit his 6-figure job to devote himself to his coaching/mentoring business. Simply put, he has an intense desire to help people fulfill their destiny in life, help them unlock… Read More »Episode #39: Jamie Mason – Entrepreneur & Keynote Speaker
55:11
April 2, 2021
Episode #38: Pasquale Di Tullio – Propriétaire de Chez Pasquale Barbier
Dans cet épisode on parle avec Pasquale Di Tullio. Pasquale est le propriétaire de deux barbershop à Montréal Chez Pasquale Barbier.   On parle de qui est la meilleure chanteuse entre Céline Dion et Ginette Renaud. De la réaction de son père quand il lui a annoncé qu’il ne voulait pas aller en marketing et qu’il voulait devenir barbier.  On parle de la raison pourquoi il a décidé de devenir barbier et des impacts des… Read More »Episode #38: Pasquale Di Tullio – Propriétaire de Chez Pasquale Barbier
01:23:56
March 19, 2021
Episode #36: Gabriel Hardy – Gym le Chalet, Tonic Crossfit & Hard Gym (francais)
Dans ce podcast on parle avec Gabriel Hardy. Gabriel est diplôme en kinésiologie du département de médecine préventive de l’université, il a débuté sa carrière, il y a plus de 15 ans comme entraineur en préparation physique. Il est propriétaire du Gym le Chalet, Tonic Crossfit et de la marque Hard Gym. Il est également le leader provincial du Conseil Canadien de l’Industrie du Conditionnement Physique.    On parle de la marche organisée par l’un… Read More »Episode #36: Gabriel Hardy – Gym le Chalet, Tonic Crossfit & Hard Gym (francais)
40:09
March 5, 2021
Episode #35: JF Caron – L’homme le plus fort au Canada (francais)
Dans cet épisode je m’assoie avec J-F Caron. J-F est l’homme le plus fort du Canada et il est présentement 3e au monde. Ça fait maintenant 17 ans que J-F compétitionne. Je suis aller le visiter à son gym de Québec ou j’ai eu la chance de le regarder s’entrainer, je vous avoue que c’est  vraiment impressionnant et il le fait avec un sourire. Une autre chose que je dois mentionner est la carrure de… Read More »Episode #35: JF Caron – L’homme le plus fort au Canada (francais)
01:06:45
March 2, 2021
Episode #34: Pastor Al Descheneau (english)
In today podcast I sit down with Pastor Al Descheneau, yeah that’s right, you heard me right a pastor!! Pastor Al is a Baptist preacher, author, podcaster, a husband and father of 4. He holds a masters of Divinity from the Taylor Seminary in Edmonton, Alberta, he also holds a bachelor of Religion from the North American Baptist College also in Edmonton, Alberta. Pastor Al is 43 years old and has been preaching from more… Read More »Episode #34: Pastor Al Descheneau (english)
57:39
February 26, 2021
Episode #33: Dany Laflamme – Propriétaire du Nova Gym à Québec et coach de MMA (francais)
Dans ce podcast je m’assoie avec Dany Laflamme. Dany est le propriétaire du Nova Gym à Québec, il est également l’entraîneur en chef. Il a commencé les arts martiaux à l’age de 16 ans, il est passé par le karaté, le Muay Thai, le BJJ et finalement le MMA. Après son dernier combat à l’age de 42 ans, il a décidé de se  concentrer sur l’enseignement.    On parle des problèmes reliés aux restrictions dont… Read More »Episode #33: Dany Laflamme – Propriétaire du Nova Gym à Québec et coach de MMA (francais)
01:09:13
February 16, 2021
Episode #32: Mary Lee Maynard – Writer, director and radio show host (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Mary Lee Maynard. She is a writer and Director at T.V. Industry, she is a radio show host at CIBL 101.5. She’s currently trying to build a Hip Hop bridge between Montreal, Toronto and New York to allow for easy collaboration.    We speak about Hip Hop, her goals and her definition of success. We even speak about politics and current affairs.
01:03:15
February 12, 2021
Episode #31: Mark Boots Holst – Retired pro fighter & gym owner (english)
In this podcast we speak with Mark Boots Holst. Mark is a retired professional fighter, he has fought for the UFC and Lion Fights organizations. He is now one of the owner of the Gracie Barra gyms in Ottawa, Ontario. I met Mark more than 12 years ago, he was actually one of my original instructors.   We speak about his retired life, about his new gyms and how he enjoyed hurting me in our… Read More »Episode #31: Mark Boots Holst – Retired pro fighter & gym owner (english)
01:02:41
February 5, 2021
Episode #30: Hiyam Jabak – Kru, enseignante de yoga et meditation (francais)
Dans ce podcast on parle avec Hiyäm Jabak. Je définirais Hiyäm comme étant une femme très différente, unique en son genre, car son parcours de vie qui est absolument hors du commun. Elle est née en Arabie Saoudite, à l’age de 4 ans, elle est venue s’établir au Canada avec sa mère et son frère. En 1999, Elle est devenue première Kru au Québec en Muay Thai, elle enseigne aussi le Yoga & la méditation… Read More »Episode #30: Hiyam Jabak – Kru, enseignante de yoga et meditation (francais)
01:03:09
February 2, 2021
Episode 29: Kru Jeff Harrison – Coach, retired pro fighter and owner of New Era Combat Sports gyms (english)
In this podcast I sit down with Kru Jeff Harisson. He owns and operate the New Era Combats Sports gyms in Ottawa, Ontario. This is the second time we sit down together, if you haven’t heard the first podcast, it’s the third episode, so I suggest you go listen to it. He is a retired pro fighter with more than 50 sanctioned fights, he is a Muay Thai Kru under Ajahn Burklerk, he is a… Read More »Episode 29: Kru Jeff Harrison – Coach, retired pro fighter and owner of New Era Combat Sports gyms (english)
01:12:23
January 27, 2021
Episode #28: Sifu Patrick Marcil – MMA Coach and Trainer (english)
In today’s podcast we speak with Sifu Patrick Marcil. Patrick is one of the main coaches of the Patenaude gyms in the Ottawa/Gatineau Region. He has been involved in martial arts for more than 35 years. Considering that he is in his 40s that is really impressive. You might have seen Patrick cornering one of his many fighters like Lethwai world champion Dave Leduc, UFC fighter Marc Andre Barriault or any of his other Pro… Read More »Episode #28: Sifu Patrick Marcil – MMA Coach and Trainer (english)
01:09:37
January 22, 2021
Episode #27: Thor Champagne – Instruteur de Survivalisme de chez Espace Pekan (francais)
Dans ce podcast on parle avec Thor Champagne. Thor est un enseignant de survivalisme, c’est la deuxième qui apparait sur le podcast, la première fois en français. On n’a passé 2 jours dans le bois en septembre dernier ou il m’a appris comment trouver, filtrer et purifier de l’eau. Comment bâtir et allumer un feu par friction. Il m’a aussi enseigné comment construire un abri appeler Lean-To.   Dans le podcast on parle des 4… Read More »Episode #27: Thor Champagne – Instruteur de Survivalisme de chez Espace Pekan (francais)
01:03:17
January 19, 2021
Episode #26: Kru Mel Bellissimo – Muay Thai Kru & Clarity Coach (english)
In today’s podcast we speak with Kru Mel Bellissimo, I would describe him as a metaphysics Muay Thai Kru. He is a man that has dedicated his life to helping people through Muay Thai and MMA.    He was a Martial Art School owner in Toronto, had a son and moved to Ottawa where he continued sharing his love for Muay Thai.  Then…. the pandemic hit and well we all know what happened to the… Read More »Episode #26: Kru Mel Bellissimo – Muay Thai Kru & Clarity Coach (english)
01:09:57
January 15, 2021
Episode #25: Mateo Vogel – Pro MMA Fighter (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Mateo Vogel, Mateo is a pro MMA fighter with a 4-1 record, he holds a brown belt in BJJ. Mateo is one of the highest ranked Canadian prospect. Don’t be surprised to see him fight on a UFC card in the near future.   During the podcast we touch on mindset, what is the importance of purpose, controlling the monster as what as fighting brought him.
01:05:35
January 8, 2021
Episode #24: Mathieu Dumontet – Vétéran de l’Armée Canadienne et Propriétaire de CrossFit CAPOP à Montréal (francais)
Dans ce podcast nous parlons avec Mathieu Dumontet. Mathieu à passer 20 ans dans l’armée Canadienne. Il a découvert le CrossFit en 2007, lors d’un déploiement outremer en Afghanistan. Semble-til que ce fut l’amour à première vue car il est propriétaire de CapOP Performance à Montréal.   Dans le podcast nous parlons de pourquoi il aime le CrossFit et de ces problèmes avec ce que le CrossFit est devenue depuis l’invention des CrossFit Games. On… Read More »Episode #24: Mathieu Dumontet – Vétéran de l’Armée Canadienne et Propriétaire de CrossFit CAPOP à Montréal (francais)
01:40:22
January 5, 2021
Episode #23: Taylor McClatchie – Professional Fighter and Champion (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Taylor McClatchie. Taylor is 47-6 as a Muay Thai fighter and since fighting is not the most lucrative of endeavour, she also works as well as a lab technician.. To give you an idea of her fighting resume, she has fought for Glory Kickboxing, in 2019 she won silver at IFMA World Martial Arts Masterships, she was the Muay Thai Canada National Champion, and she was the IFMA… Read More »Episode #23: Taylor McClatchie – Professional Fighter and Champion (english)
01:05:51
January 1, 2021
Episode #22: Dr. David Song – Chiropractor and Owner of the Rehab Hero clinic (english)
On this podcast we sit down with Dr. David Song from Rehab Hero. Doc Dave is a chiropractor, a strength coach and a content creator from North York, Ontario. Although Doc Dave will work with any patient, he has a soft spot for treating athletes. He wants to empower his patients through lifestyle changes and exercise programs for them to become healthier, stronger and simply better.     During the podcast we discussed a bunch of… Read More »Episode #22: Dr. David Song – Chiropractor and Owner of the Rehab Hero clinic (english)
59:31
December 25, 2020
Episode #21 Sebastien Zappa – Scientifique avec doctorat en Microbiologie et Biochimie, Enseignant Certifié de la Méthode Wim Hof (francais)
Dans ce podcast on parle avec Sebastian Zappa. C’est la deuxième fois que j’ai la chance de lui parler. Le premier podcast était en anglais alors je me suis dit qu’on devait le refaire en français. Sébastien est né en France, il a immigré au États-Unis en 2005 et finalement arrivé au Canada en 2019. Sébastien travaille à l’université de Montréal comme scientifique, il détient une doctorat en biochimie et microbiologie. La raison que j’ai… Read More »Episode #21 Sebastien Zappa – Scientifique avec doctorat en Microbiologie et Biochimie, Enseignant Certifié de la Méthode Wim Hof (francais)
01:08:43
December 22, 2020
Episode #20: Igor Mocaiber – BJJ Black Belt Competitor and Professor at Toronto Top Team & Budo Canada (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Igor Mocaiber. Igor started training in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu at the age of nine and received his black belt at 23. After studying psychology at university, he decided to immigrate to Canada to fulfill his dream to teach BJJ as a profession. Igor has realized his dream as he now teaches at Toronto Top Team as well as Budo Canada. One of the things he likes as much… Read More »Episode #20: Igor Mocaiber – BJJ Black Belt Competitor and Professor at Toronto Top Team & Budo Canada (english)
01:07:06
December 18, 2020
Episode #19: John Mutton – Ex Mayor of Clarington, President and CEO of Municipal Solutions (english)
In this podcast we sit down with John Mutton. At the age of 34 John became the youngest mayor of Clarington and was one of the youngest mayor in Canada. He was in office from 200-2006. He is the President and CEO of the consulting firm Municipal Solutions. Like this wasn’t impressive enough,  he won multiple Brazilian Jiu Jitsu tournament and is now working on CBD and Psilocybin products.   We speak about how new… Read More »Episode #19: John Mutton – Ex Mayor of Clarington, President and CEO of Municipal Solutions (english)
43:09
December 11, 2020
Épisode #18: Karina Ortega – Sexologue, enseignante de yoga et propriétaire du Mont-Élan (francais)
Dans notre podcast français de cette semaine, on parle avec Karina Ortega. Karina est une ancienne sexologue et enseignante de yoga. Sa famille et elle ont acheté une propriété au Mont Elan en Estrie ou il planifie devenir le premier centre de retraite Wim Hof au Québec.   J’ai eu la chance d’y aller, on a resté dans une yourte pendant quelque jours. Nous avons également eu la chance de participer à un ‘’SoundBath’’. Vous… Read More »Épisode #18: Karina Ortega – Sexologue, enseignante de yoga et propriétaire du Mont-Élan (francais)
01:06:47
December 9, 2020
Episode #17: Eric Rocha – Pro fighter and Kru of Muay Thai (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Eric Rocha. Eric is a Muay Thai Kru, he is a professional Muay Thai fighter, a few years ago, Eric left his high paying job to go live and fight in Thailand. He is now back in Toronto living the 9 to 5 life, don’t tell his girlfriend that he wants to go back.   We speak about his decision, why he did it, how was it in… Read More »Episode #17: Eric Rocha – Pro fighter and Kru of Muay Thai (english)
01:07:21
December 7, 2020
Episode #16: Janine Mocaiber – BJJ world champion, coach and nutrition expert (english)
In this podcast I sit down with Janine Mocaiber. Janine is World Class Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Competitor. IBJJF and JJJIF World Champion, 2x NOGI Pan Am Champion, Pan Am Champion.  She is a certified personal trainer, nutrition wizard and National level figure and physique competitor.   For more information you can check out her website mocaiberfitness.com
01:06:09
December 4, 2020
Episode 15: Gerhardt Blume – Ex military, English Eeacher & Psychology Undergrad (english)
Before I speak about the guest, I have to explain that his is a weird podcast. Gerhardt and I met at Yorkdale  Shopping Center  in Toronto during the first lockdown, the mall itself was open, so we figure we would sit in there to do the podcast, the beauty of having all portable gear that works on 4x AA batteries. As we are setting up, mall security shows up and kicks us out, it seems… Read More »Episode 15: Gerhardt Blume – Ex military, English Eeacher & Psychology Undergrad (english)
02:02:25
November 30, 2020
Episode 14: Simon Massiglia – Retired amateur champion and owner of Micro Espresso (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Simon Massaglia. He is a retired Amateur Champion and with his girlfriend, they own the Micro Espresso company. They specialize in enterprises coffee solutions which means they supply companies, offices any enterprises that has a workforce that needs to be caffeinated with commercial level coffee machine as well as the highest of qualities coffee grains.   We talk about coffee and the reasons why they are the best… Read More »Episode 14: Simon Massiglia – Retired amateur champion and owner of Micro Espresso (english)
01:07:05
November 28, 2020
Épisode 13: Guillaume Boutin – Propriétaire du restaurant Pho King Bon! (francais)
Dans ce podcast je parle avec Guillaume Boutin. Il est le propriétaire du restaurant controversé Pho King Bon de Rosemère. Guillaume a fait face à beaucoup de critique face au nom de son restaurant. Il c’est fait traiter de raciste, de discrimination, de faire de l’appropriation de culture, même une des conseillères de la ville de Rosemère la critiqué. C’est assez extraordinaire le backlash auquel Guillaume fait face.    Après plusieurs mois dans les médias,… Read More »Épisode 13: Guillaume Boutin – Propriétaire du restaurant Pho King Bon! (francais)
01:13:12
November 28, 2020
Episode 12: Archie Luz – Martial Art and RCMP Accredited Firearm Instructor (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Archie Luz. Archie is a Kalis, boxing, MMA and Muay Thai coach. For those who don’t know, Kali is a Filipino martial art where they use two swords to fight. In training, they you will often see students train with 2 rattan sticks but not at Archie’s gym Undisputed MMA. There, the advanced students use 2 dull metal swords. Archie is also an RCMP approved Canadian Firearm Safety… Read More »Episode 12: Archie Luz – Martial Art and RCMP Accredited Firearm Instructor (english)
01:09:52
November 28, 2020
Episode 11: Janet Maria – from Sass Homes and Countrybarbiie101 on Instagram (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Janet Maria. Janet owns and operate Sass Homes, they specialize in interior design and home staging.  She is also a photographer as you can see on her Instagram page called countrybarbie101.  Like that wasn’t enough, she loves big trucks, dirt bikes, shooting guns and breathing dogs.   As you’ll hear, Janet has a bubbly personality, a contagious laugh and simply is a blast to be around.
01:01:56
November 28, 2020
Épisode 10: Damien LeBretz – Historian and all around knowledgeable person (francais)
Dans ce podcast je parle avec Damien LeBretz. Damien est un de mes très bons amis et on a décidé de vous exposé au genre de conversations que nous avons.  Vous pouvez vous compter sur le fait que Damien va devenir un des collaborateurs du podcast.     Nous parlons de ses études en histoire, de son immigration de la France vers le Canada, de ses voyages aux États-Unis et surprenamment, nous parlons des 10 commandements… Read More »Épisode 10: Damien LeBretz – Historian and all around knowledgeable person (francais)
02:01:54
November 28, 2020
Episode 9: Papa Nick Castiglia – gym owner of Gracie Barra Ottawa, martial artist, coach and father (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Nick Castiglia. Papa Nick, as he is often called, is one of the owners of the Gracie Barra Ottawa gyms. I am not sure how to describe him properly, he is a black belt in BJJ, he was one of my first instructors, he has the greatest heart. He is simply a wonderful human being.   We speak about his new gym, what he believes made him successful… Read More »Episode 9: Papa Nick Castiglia – gym owner of Gracie Barra Ottawa, martial artist, coach and father (english)
01:07:01
November 28, 2020
Episode 8: Randy Turner – Ex military and owner of Direct Action Combat Performance Inc. (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Randy Turner. Randy spent 21 years in the Canadian military, 16 of them as an operator with Joint Task Force2 or JTF2. He was part of 8 operational deployments, including Bosnia, Afghanistan and Lebanon.  Like that wasn’t enough, Randy was also a professional MMA fighter. Now retired from both the military and the fighting game, Randy runs Direct Action Combat Performance Inc.   Prior to recording this podcast,… Read More »Episode 8: Randy Turner – Ex military and owner of Direct Action Combat Performance Inc. (english)
01:06:44
November 28, 2020
Episode 7: Remi Morvan – Owner of Capital Homes Realty in Ottawa (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Remi Morvan. Remi is a retired pro MMA fighter, a public speaker and the with his business partner, the owners of Capital Homes Realty in Ottawa.    We spoke about the real estate market, how was the transition between his fighting career and his real estate business. He explains what he believes is the key to success and how he will teach what he has learned to his… Read More »Episode 7: Remi Morvan – Owner of Capital Homes Realty in Ottawa (english)
01:15:20
November 28, 2020
Episode 6: Coach Bobby Vlasseros (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Bobby Vlasseros.  He is a NASM certified personal trainer out of Montreal, QC, Canada. Bobby specialized in Corrective Exercises. He and I met years ago, and he is by far one of the best personal trainer I’ve met. Bobby is not just a personal trainer, he has also competed in fitness competitions.    During the podcast we touch on a variety of subjects like bodybuilding competitions, what it… Read More »Episode 6: Coach Bobby Vlasseros (english)
01:08:58
November 28, 2020
Episode 5: Sebastien Zappa – Microbiologist, Biochemist and Wim Hof method instructor (english)
On this podcast we sit down with Sebastien Zappa. Born and raised in France, Sebastien moved to the United States in 2005 and to Canada in 2019 in order to pursue his career as a scientist. He is a microbiologist and a biochemist with a PhD in those disciplines. As such, he prioritize facts or evidence-based knowledge and rigorous methodology. His personal interest in the Wim Hof Method arose when he was in the process of treating… Read More »Episode 5: Sebastien Zappa – Microbiologist, Biochemist and Wim Hof method instructor (english)
01:11:42
November 28, 2020
Episode 4: Jonathan Goulet – Ex UFC fighter,la Route des Guerriers (english)
On this podcast we sit down with Jonathan Goulet. He is a retired UFC fighter with 35 MMA pro fights, turned martial art instructor and the creator of the Warrior Path website (La route des guerriers – LRDG.ca). Do not let his stature fool you, Jonathan has a heart of gold and is always sporting a smile.   We talk about his depression that started after he retired from the UFC. His journey to overcome… Read More »Episode 4: Jonathan Goulet – Ex UFC fighter,la Route des Guerriers (english)
01:06:29
November 28, 2020
Episode 3: Kru Jeff Harrison – Coach, retired pro fighter and owner of New Era Combat Sports gyms (english)
In this podcast we speak with Kru Jeff Harrison.  He is a retired pro fighter with more than 50 sanctioned fights, he is a Muay Thai kru under Ajahn Burklerk Pinsinchai, he is a coach extraordinaire, having cornered countless fights from Muay Thai smokers to the UFC.  He is a Canadian national Muay Thai coach, he owns and operate the New Era Combats Sports gyms in Ottawa, Ontario.     He is my first Muay Thai… Read More »Episode 3: Kru Jeff Harrison – Coach, retired pro fighter and owner of New Era Combat Sports gyms (english)
01:04:03
November 28, 2020
Episode 2: Jeff Chan from MMAShredded (english)
In this podcast we sit down with Jeff Chan, he is a Martial Artist and influencer.  He is the creator of the very successful MMAShredded brand, he is also a professional fighter currently under contract with One Championship. We speak about martial arts, his story in and out of martial arts, how did his love for martial art starts, and the reason he is successful.   Before the podcast, Jeff invited me to spar with… Read More »Episode 2: Jeff Chan from MMAShredded (english)
01:03:44
November 28, 2020
Episode 1: How to survive in the woods with Thor Champagne (english)
Episode 1 – Thor Champagne In this podcast, we sit down with survivalist instructor Thor Champagne, we discuss surviving in the forest and what are the things that really matters.  We tend to believe what we see in movies without question it yet most of us have never experienced living in the forest for a few days.  Thor demystifies the whole thing and explains why water is the most important thing to keep in mind… Read More »Episode 1: How to survive in the woods with Thor Champagne (english)
01:02:43
November 28, 2020