43. Be part of the Pure Vitamin Club with America’s Angriest Trainer Vinnie Tortorich

43. Be part of the Pure Vitamin Club with America's Angriest Trainer Vinnie Tortorich

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Vinnie Tortorich (born September 27, 1962), is an author, radio and podcast host, fitness trainer, and model based in Beverly Hills, California.

Diagnosed with leukaemia in July 2007, he continued to train for marathon cycling events. He has been in a long-term relationship with actress Serena Scott Thomas.

In 2012, he started the “Angriest Trainer” podcast with co-host Anna Vocino, who was best known for the self-improvised show “Free Radio” on Comedy Central. as a personal trainer is working with Hollywood celebrities and Ironman triathletes.

In July 2013 Vinnie released his second book called “Fitness Confidential“. The book was written with Dean Lorey and covers Vinnie’s career as a personal trainer, as well as his “no sugar no grains” approach to eating healthily.

Now, he is the creator of probably the world’s most natural vitamin pill which can be found at purevitaminclub.com.

In this episode we talk about:

  • His 3 balls
  • His view on Leukaemia  
  • What is NSNG really
  • How the view on what athletic means has changed over the years
  • How the social economic status of people have dictated their diets 
  • The Vitamins on the market and the issues with them 
  • What its like to be married to a bond girl 

Nutrition and Meal Plans

What foods to avoid

  • Grains – Rice, wheat, bread
    Nothing from a box

What foods to actively seek out

  • Cauliflower Rice
  • Almond meal 
  • Yogurt 
  • Fish 
  • Meats

Vinnie’s fondest food memories

It goes back to 3-4 years old and having breakfast with Bacon, Eggs and Grits. Vinnie grew up eat deep fried catfish and frog legs.  

Exercise Routine

He goes out everyday. Runs or cycles for an hour and a half.    

Do you have a clean eating diet plan?

 “Yes. I am on a No Sugar, No Grains diet” 

Know more about Vinnie 

Who would you love to have dinner with and where?

Vinnie’s granddad if he had to choose someone that has passed on. But, for people alive, he would like to have dinner with Howard Stern at his house.  

Last meal on the planet?

Good southern fried chicken, southern fried catfish, really good onion rings, fried frog legs, Ruth Chris Steak sizzling, and a soufflé for dessert.   


Where to find Vinnie

Author: Ronsley Vaz

Ronsley is the founder & chief day dreamer at AMPLIFY. He is an author, speaker & serial entrepreneur.

He has a Masters’ degree in Software Engineering and an MBA in Psychology and Leadership. He is known as the creator of We Are Podcast – the first Podcasting Conference in the Southern Hemisphere, and the host of The Bond Appetit Podcast and Should I Start a Podcast. He has an audience of over 3 million in 133 countries.

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