031: Brad Kearns on Avoiding Pitfalls: Finding Success With Keto

Nov 05

Brad Kearns, 53, is a New York Times bestselling author, Guinness World Record holding Speedgolfer and top-20 world-ranked professional, and former national champion and #3 world-ranked professional triathlete. He works with Mark Sisson to promote the Primal Blueprint lifestyle with books, seminars, retreats, and online multimedia educational courses. In 2017, The Keto Reset Diet became New York Times bestseller, and #1 ranked overall bestselling book on for two days.

Brad hosts the Get Over Yourself podcast, covering healthy living, peak performance, and personal growth with levity and a little spice. He also hosts the Primal Endurance Podcast, the keto show on the Primal Blueprint Podcast, and the comprehensive online multimedia educational courses that bring the books Primal Endurance, The Keto Reset Diet, and the Primal Blueprint 21-Day Total Body Transformation to life with a series of instructional videos and expert interviews that provide an immersive educational experience.

In this episode, Brad Kearns talks about:

  • Common Keto Pitfalls: electrolytes, avoid hard training/exercise
  • Adding high-quality salt
  • Saturated fats & cholesterol
  • Food quality/quality of macros
  • Polyunsaturated fats – vegetable oil
  • Dairy & Keto
  • Alcohol & Keto
  • Mindset for success – pure motivation
  • Best quality for eating something “off-plan”
  • 1st thing to do if you want to go keto

Featured Guest

Brad Kearns
Brad Kearns


The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Living Book
The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance Book
Dry Wine Farms Website
Ask Lauren Fleshman Blog
Morning Smoothie Video
Brad’s Website
Get Over Yourself Podcast
Primal Blueprint Podcast

About the Author

Kate Jaramillo: Creator of Ketogenic Living 101, 102, Straight-Up Wellness & Keto Living Coach Certification. Wellness Advocate & Badass.