How to Break Through Your Biggest Mental Barriers with Rich Roll

The biggest gap that we have from where we are today to where we want to be is not information, it’s ourselves.

It’s the ability to break through our own mental and physical barriers.

Whether you’re looking to improve your financial situation, get your health straight, or fix your relationships. Anything.

That’s why I’m excited to share with you this conversation with Rich Roll.

After checking into rehab from facing alcoholism, then being 50lbs overweight at the age of 40, Rich decided that he wasn’t going to be another statistic.

Rich overcame all odds and committed to becoming the best version of himself in all areas of his life, particularly health. He adopted a plant-based diet and began doing iron-man distance triathlons, including the EPIC5 CHALLENGE – an odyssey that entailed completing 5 ironman-distance triathlons on 5 islands of Hawaii in under a week. Yes, he did all of this by just eating a plant-based diet.

Today, at the age of 50 (almost 51), he’s recognized as the “25 Most Fittest Men in the World” by Men’s Fitness, a #1 bestselling author of Finding Ultra, and hosts one of the most popular podcasts in the world.

I had the honor of sitting with Rich in his beautiful home in Malibu, where he shares how to break through your mental and physical barriers, living to your full potential, finding balance while running a business, being a father/husband, and training as an ultra-endurance competitor.

Make sure you share this with one friend that needs to hear it and tag me @heyseankim for a chance to win a free merch!


Highlights of the Episode

  • How Rich overcame alcoholism while working as a successful entertainment lawyer
  • The major benefits of eating a plant-based diet, including reversing heart diseases and type-2 diabetes
  • Why eating a plant-based diet is not expensive (and how to do it affordably)
  • Differences between plant-based, keto, and other diets out there in the market (and why diet wars aren’t helping anyone)
  • What’s really going on under the hood of major corporations trying to prevent the mass from adopting a healthier lifestyle
  • Rich’s advice for helping those you love adopt a healthier lifestyle (without offending them like I did)
  • How Rich overcomes the mental barriers to take on ultra-endurance challenges at the age of 50
  • Why Rich uses ‘play’ and ‘fun’ to balance the dozens of plates spinning in his life, including writing and promoting books, podcasting, being a father/husband, training for ultra-endurance triathlons, and more.


Connect with Rich

Posted on Instagram: @richroll and @heyseankim



Rich’s Challenge to You

“Understand that mood follows action. The way to change your mental and physical state is to take the action first, not wait for your emotional state to change first.”



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