352: How Protein Improves Metabolism and Health With Billy Bosch From Iconic Protein

In this episode I talk to former professional football player and world renowned speaker, Bo Eason, on a very important topic. This episode deviates from my usual themes of nutrition and health but addresses another important aspect of life. When I first heard that Bo would be speaking at an event I was attending, I wrote him off, figuring I would not learn much from an ex-football player. I couldn’t have been more wrong! He told a story that struck me to the core, and I realized that he and I had similar goals for our families. He said that after he retired from playing football, he took his children to a birthday party in their city in California. He talked about how these lavish parties for five year olds always seemed to try and one-up each other and how uncomfortable he felt at them. His son dele Axel, found a football in the bushes and Bo and Axel started tossing the ball back and forth. Bo noticed a group of the other dads watching him and whispering as they played. At one point, Bo’s son dropped the ball, and he told him “Don’t let the ball touch the ground. Don’t drop the ball.” He noticed more whispering from the other dads and eventually one of them walked over to him and said “Why did you say that to that boy?” Bo responded, “Well, that boy is my son, and in our house, it is a rule that we don’t let the ball touch the ground.” The conversation continued and the other dad asked Bo, “Why is this a rule in your house?” …

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