Episode 119

Published on:

4th Nov 2019

119. Drew Manning- Discover How To Transform Your Mind, Your Health, and Reclaim Your Body with Drew Manning

In today’s transformative episode, we meet a New York Best Sellers author, health and fitness professional, and the man who went Fit2Fat2Fit, Drew Manning. Drew wanted a better understanding of the struggle of his clients who might’ve lived their whole lives overweight, while Drew was raised in an athletic environment. Drew lost gained and lost 75 pounds in a year, a challenge he proudly does not regret. Drew embodies his brand to bring more empathy to the fitness industry, something he took as a valuable lesson from his journey. Join Drew, as he shares stories of his growth, heartbreaks in life, and explains the history of the Keto diet.


Drew humbly answers, "If you don't take that time to just sit back and reflect on life, you don't show up as the best version of yourself."


  •  [00:03:08]  Who is Drew Manning
  •  [00:05:06]  Body Image and Self Image
  •  [00:11:31]  The History and Science of Keto
  •  [00:19:04]  Divorce and Growth
  •  [00:25]36]  Challenges with Lifestyle Changes

Connect with Drew Manning:

1. Follow Drew Manning on his Twitter & Instagram

2. Find more info on Drew on his website

3. Buy Drew’s new best selling book on Amazon

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University of Adversity
Welcome to University of Adversity, a podcast where we explore the human experience of overcoming obstacles and achieving personal growth through real-life stories of accomplished individuals. From professional athletes to NY Times bestselling authors, celebrities, spiritual leaders, doctors, scientists, and billionaires, we bring you a diverse range of perspectives on the challenges and triumphs of adversity. Each episode is designed to provide listeners with inspiration, motivation, and practical tools to help them navigate through difficult times. We cover a wide range of topics related to mental health, personal development, self-improvement and resilience building, offering expert insights and actionable advice. Join us as we discover how to overcome adversity, cope with stress, and achieve your goals on this journey of self-discovery and personal growth, highlighting the stories of the everyday heroes among us.

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Lance Essihos

As an experienced veteran with adversity, Lance has faced some of life's most difficult challenges. Grinding his way through the hockey ranks to traveling the world as a bartender. Through his personal battle with drugs and alcohol for well over a decade, the tragic loss of his brother to suicide followed by the great loss of his father to cancer only a year later, Lance realized he had hit rock bottom. In the darkest of days, he made a promise to himself that he would create a new life, one that would make an impact and inspire the masses, leaving the world in a better place than he found it. Lance has made it his mission to facilitate the message of positive change through adversity and encourage people to see the light through the darkness of life's worst moments.