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Video: Missed It? Interview with Rupert Isaacson and The Long Ride Home

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When his son Rowan was diagnosed with autism, Rupert Isaacson feared they might never communicate. But when he discovered Rowan responded to horses, they traveled to Mongolia–the spiritual home of the horse–where shaman banished the tantrums, the incontinence, and the hopeless isolation. A year later, Rowan started regressing. Only then did Rupert remember the shaman had told him that they must make three more healing journeys. So they went: to the Bushmen of Namibia and Australia’s coastal rainforests, and to America’s Navajo reservation, discovering new ways of connecting with autistic children using nature, movement, and animals, unlocking children from their most severe symptoms and developing two internationally known programs: Horse Boy Method and Movement Method. The Long Ride Home is…

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Spartan Up! Did “Real Food” Cure Chris Kresser’s Rare Chronic Disease?

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Creator of 14Four, Chris Kresser, was named one of the 100 most influential people in health and fitness by Greatist.com and has been studying and practicing alternative medicine for more than 15 years. He talks with Spartan Up’s Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race, about his rare chronic disease and how eating “real food” has helped him to be the healthiest he can be  mentally and physically. For more, watch the Podcast above. ABOUT SPARTAN UP! THE PODCAST: Every day, Joe De Sena, founder and CEO of Spartan Race and a New York Times bestselling author, inspires millions of people all over the world to get off the couch and take on any obstacle, on an off the course. In Spartan…

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