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90. The ENERGY Formula with Shawn Wells

90. The ENERGY Formula with Shawn Wells

Update: 2021-04-07


In this episode, you will learn all about Shawn Wells’s new book, The ENERGY Formula. The ENERGY Formula is a guide meant to bring you towards a more passionate, energized, and vibrant life with author Shawn Wells, a biochemist, dietitian, sports nutritionist, and formulation scientist.

Shawn and Kayla go over the 6 pillars of this formula and the ways in which Shawn has been applying them in his life. This is just a glimpse into all the book has to offer, but it’s a good place to become inspired to live a more vibrant life. The end of this episode features a live audience Q&A filmed on the clubhouse app with questions you never knew you had!

If you’re looking for trustworthy information and a place to start on your journey to living a more energized life, this episode and book are a great place to start!


Shawn Wells, MPH, LDN, RD, CISSN, FISSN is a product formulator and expert in the fields of performance nutrition, longevity, fitness, and supplementation. He earned his master’s degree from UNC-Chapel Hill, where he studied nutritional biochemistry with a minor in exercise science. Shawn is a Registered Dietitian with a decade of experience as a Chief Clinical Dietitian in hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. He is also a Certified Sports Nutritionist and has worked with celebrity clients and professional athletes.


07:53 — Behind the Book

Inspiration for writing it

Making information digestible

What is ‘the energy formula’

Living a more energized life

“The biohackers textbook”

14:56 — Experiment

Establishing bio-individuality

Realizing the flaws in studies

All data is directional

Assessing the efficacy of something

Not every biohack will work for you

21:42 — Nutrition

Whole food is the foundation


Enjoying the foods you eat

Metabolic flexibility

Exploring things with sovereignty

28:45 — Exercise

Working out with purpose

High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Supersets & drop sets

Occlusion training

Intraset stretching

L-Baiba (mitoburn)

36:03 — Routine

Superchiasmic Nucleus (SCN)

How much we are controlled by light

Stress levels in the morning

Starting the day out slow

Practicing gratuity and affirmations

44:03 — Growth


Lessons in everything

Growth mindset

46:41 — Your Tribe

Why it’s important to have a tribe

Community, connection, and purpose

longevity and quality of relationships

52:49 — Q&A

How to give yourself grace

Getting lost in the biohacking world

Becoming attuned to energy

Is there such a thing as overdoing it?

Connect with Shawn:

Where to find The ENERGY Formula:


Instagram: @shawnwells

Connect with Kayla:

Social media: @biocurious_kayla

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90. The ENERGY Formula with Shawn Wells

90. The ENERGY Formula with Shawn Wells

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