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7 Men Changing the Wellness Industry

With this new information, you can explore what’s out there and find the practices best for keeping your body happy and healthy all year long.

It’s no secret that the rise in holistic health practices can largely be credited to the tremendous strides many women have taken to promote this ‘new’ way of living. From the beginning, women have inspired the people of the world to create a lives founded on well-being.

However, when scrolling through your Facebook feed, checking email headers of healthy newsletters, perusing bookstores for inspirational self-help books, and visiting your local wellness communities, you can see how much men have helped pioneer this path to wellness, as well.

Focused on building a world that fosters powerful personal growth, they are challenging the way we think about food, exercise, and more.

Today there is an incredible line up of powerful, health-minded men who are living healthy lives and encouraging us to do the same. Focused on building a world that fosters powerful personal growth, they are challenging the way we think about food, exercise, and more.

Just for you, we have compiled a list of the men that inspire us to stay motivated and passionate about living a life focused on optimizing our own longevity.

Max Lugavere

Keeping your brain in tip-top shape is the name of the game for Max Lugavere. He has a special knack for synthesizing the latest research in neurology, genetics, metabolism, cardiology, and holistic health to create comprehensive, easy-to-understand information for his patients. Over time, his solutions minimize their risk for cognitive decline, cognitive aging, and sub-optimal performance. His strong communication skills have landed him a recurring “core expert” role on The Dr. Oz Show, as well as content hosting for WebMD, Vice, and Yahoo Health.

Max is directing an upcoming documentary titled BREAD HEAD, which explores the impact of diet and lifestyle on brain health.

If you’d rather watch than read your content, Max is directing an upcoming documentary titled BREAD HEAD, which explores the impact of diet and lifestyle on brain health. He’s become a leading voice for cognitive health and continues to be featured across the web as well as on TV.

Paul Grewal

If you’re frustrated by 10-minute doctor appointments that barely give you enough time to describe your symptoms, review your health history, and come to a comprehensive understanding of your treatment plan, then Dr. Grewal is the physician for you.

He believes that the cornerstone of medicine is a close professional relationship between doctor and patient – the kind that can only be developed through unhurried visits and undivided attention. In order to foster this, he has created a safe and open-minded environment for his clients.

Dr. Grewal is also paleo-friendly and focuses intensely on the diet and exercise when it comes to health. Having successfully battled obesity himself, Dr. Grewal has a special interest in helping patients with weight loss, nutrition, exercise, and hormone optimization.

Dr. Josh Axe

With one of the top 10 most-visited natural health websites in the world, Dr. Josh Axe should be your go-to guy for natural health news. As a doctor of natural medicine, chiropractor, and certified clinical nutritionist, he has dedicated a good portion of his life to educating people about the healing powers of food.

His website churns out thousands of articles on nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, and home remedies, putting the power of education and research at your fingertips.

But perhaps the most impressive is his website, which churns out thousands of articles on nutrition, natural medicine, fitness, healthy recipes, and home remedies, putting the power of education and research at your fingertips. Dr. Axe has also authored several books that provide clear advice and outline step-by-step programs that focus on making you self-sufficient in achieving optimum health.

Dr. William Cole

Dr. William Cole is known as the doctor that can ‘restore your quality of life.’ As a functional medicine doctor, he specializes in clinical investigation, tracking down the root causes of chronic conditions like thyroid issues, autoimmune disease, hormonal dysfunctions, digestive disorders, diabetes, heart disease, and fibromyalgia. From there, he crafts customized health programs to bring each of his patients the solution they need. Refusing to settle for the supposed “one-size-fits-all” drugs and hormones of conventional medicine. We love that he does not sacrifice long term well-being, and starts with the natural, most effective remedies: food and supplements.

Dr. Cole and his highly qualified team are all fluent in the latest breakthrough diagnostic testing and analysis, which is rarely done in a conventional setting. He consults out of the Pittsburgh area, but is available to anyone across the globe via phone.

Brendan Brazier

As a former professional Ironman triathlete and a two-time Canadian 50km Ultra Marathon Champion, there’s no better person to advise you on plant-based nutrition than guru Brendan Brazier. During his career as a professional athlete, Brendan co-founded Vega, a plant-based protein supplement brand. Even with its complete range of available nutrition shakes and bars, Vega is just the beginning of Brendan’s powerful nutrition empire.

Brendan’s work has become the go-to resource for individuals from all walks of life looking to feel healthy and happy on a vegan diet.

In addition to hosting the Thrive Forward web series, he has also authored the Thrive book series and serves as editor-in-chief of Thrive magazine. All three media encourage individuals to make clean, delicious meals. Brendan’s work has become the go-to resource for individuals from all walks of life looking to feel healthy and happy on a vegan diet.

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Dr. Frank Lipman

If you are caught between conventional western medicine and traditional eastern therapies, Dr. Frank Lipman has your answer. After years of study, he understood that western medicine had its limits, so he began studying acupuncture, Chinese medicine, functional medicine, nutrition, herbal medicine, biofeedback, meditation, and yoga. His new philosophy is “Good Medicine,” a unique and multifaceted blend of medicine, conventional and otherwise. Along with his team, he consults and offers health-coaching services in eleven Wellness Center in New York.

Andrew Weil

As a physician, author, and spokesperson, Dr. Andrew Weil has positioned himself as the go-to “guru” for all things holistic health and integrative medicine. After graduating Harvard and spending over a decade working at the National Institute of Mental Health and Harvard Botanical Museum, Dr. Weil found himself fascinated by the relationship the human consciousness has with culture, healing, and drug experience. He realized his passion in founding the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine.

Dr. Weil has since built an empire based on original vitamins, subscription websites, popular books, hygiene products, skin care items, orthotic devices, food preparation equipment, and more. His research and resources are endless and highly recommended for personal study!

These men are building movements and powerful social communities around what they believe so that you, too, can confidently jump on board and find your own momentum.

These men have inspired us by living a wellness-oriented lives packed with clean meals, healthy movement, and meditation. Sure, they’ll still tell you to ditch the dairy, say no to sugar, and guzzle green juice, but they’re creating something different and more powerful than just a new, trendy diet or workout. The movements and social communities they have built are making it easier for you to jump on board and find your own momentum. With this new information, you can explore what’s out there and find the practices best for keeping your body happy and healthy all year long.

Sarah Stewart

Sarah Anne brings her ‘wellness’ wisdom straight from the Midwest where she witnessed the power alternative of medicine firsthand during her father’s successful fight against cancer. Twelve years and thousands of hours of training since her father’s clean bill of health, Sarah is now a Certified Holistic Health Practitioner (AADP) and weight-loss expert who focuses on building a unique mindset and fun and rewarding wellness lifestyle in each of her clients.
Based in NYC, Sarah is the founder of the ground-breaking Holistically Slim movement. Her contagious smile, graceful demeanor, and unparalleled zest for life are central to both Sarah’s work and play, leading her to create of one-of-a-kind events and to embark on enlightening adventures across the globe.

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