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Watch Module VI: The Fundies – Part 2: Eat of the Mastery Series From Optimize Coach!

Imagine the absolute best wisdom from 600+ PhilosophersNotes, 50 Optimal Living 101 classes and 1,000+ Optimize +1s distilled into ONE super-practical, 300-day program to help you fundamentally and permanently change your life.

That’s what we do in the Optimize Mastery Series, which is the foundation of our Optimize Coach program.

Here’s Brian Johnson, our Founder and CEO, sharing an introduction to how we can Optimize our nutrition in Module VI: The Fundies – Part 2: Eat.

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    In Module VI: The Fundies – Part 2: Eat, we explore the importance of optimizing our nutrition to become (even more!) radiantly alive. We remind ourselves that there is no “the” way—especially for nutrition—while reviewing some pretty universal recommendations on what to eat (food!) and, even more importantly, what to avoid (edible food-like substances; aka ultra-processed sugar-laden pseudo foods that make us sick and tired!).

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    Move from Theory to Practice

    Next, Michael walks us through the Practices from Module VI: The Fundies – Part 2: Eat. These include both reflection exercises and actions to take. Use the worksheets above with this practice video to move from theory to practice to mastery. 

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      Commit to Mastery as a Community

      Watch as Optimize Coach Maxine shares how she optimized her health and weight using the Optimize Coach protocol. Then, learn how the program impacted Jana (Optimize’s Vice President of Impact + Culture)’s life. Brian shares his own story to wrap up this community spotlight.

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        We intend to make Optimize Coach the most astonishingly priced program in terms of money invested to return on your life. And, very importantly (!!!), the cash you invest will be the SMALLEST part of your investment. Expect to pay a LOT in terms of time and energy and courage and grit and actually DOING THE WORK. 🤓

        In fact, if you *are* doing the work and *haven’t* noticed an impact on your life within the first 60 days, we’ll refund your payment. (And if at any point during the course of the program you decide that Optimize Coach isn’t for you, we’ll work with you to find a solution and make it right.)

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        This content is available on demand via desktop and our app, and most is available in audio + written + video format.

        ~100 Hours: Fundamental Daily Habits and Practices

        • Optimus Breath
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        • Prospering via a Journaling Practice
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        • A Digital Sunset Practice for Optimal Sleep

        We’ll teach you how to do this all in the program!

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        In Optimize Coach, you are your first client (whether you intend to coach others or not!).

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        In this program you’ll study the best of Ancient Wisdom and Modern Science with weekly hour-long classes. You’ll connect with World-Class experts in Live Coaching sessions up to 12x per month, and an inspired community that will hold you accountable throughout the 300-day program (and afterwards for as long as you want).

        You will learn how to feel radiantly alive and energized as you Optimize your body, mind, heart, and soul on a daily basis by moving from Theory to Practice to Mastery, focusing your energy on the things that matter most, living in deep integrity with your highest values, and expressing the best version of yourself more and more consistently.

        All the tools and practices that you learn to change your own life, can be used to support others.

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        The exact dates and location for grad weekend will be announced early in the new year.

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        We’re inspired by the astonishingly high standards of elite special forces training programs (SEALs, Rangers, etc.) and the importance of having a buddy throughout training and beyond. So, we’ll be connecting everyone in the program with an Optimize Buddy.

        Basic idea: you’ll support and hold each other accountable to being and becoming your Optimus Best selves.

        Previous participants in Optimize Coach said that having an Optimize Buddy was one of their favorite and most impactful parts of the program.

        And for those of you seeking to be certified as Optimize coaches, one of your requirements will be that A) you maintain an Optimize Buddy relationship throughout the program, and B) that your buddy confirms you’ve been an awesome buddy at the end of the program.

        Note on buddy pairing - if you are joining the program with someone you want to have as your buddy - awesome, just let us know! The team will spend the first few weeks of our program pairing up Coaches with a buddy that is optimally suited to them. This is a manual process based on your intake survey (there's TONS of goodness to sift through to make sure we find the right pairing for you)!

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