#89 Four Things To Do To Stay Fit, Agile and Strong as You Age, Training for Summer Sports, Mindfulness and Self-Compassion and Beyond Meat

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 20, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we chat about the four things you can do to stay strong, agile and fit as you age with Rucsandra Mitrea, training for Summer sports with Kathleen Trotter, mindfulness and self-compassion with Tracey Soghrati and Beyond Meat with Shauna Lindzon

We specifically discuss:

Four Things To Do As We Age:

  • What happens when we age?
  • What sort of health issues to older people have?
  • #1 Committing to and leading to your own health and well being
  • #2 Replacing pain inducing mind set with a health promoting mind set
  • #3 Being Consistent – Lifestyle
  • #4 Seeking Help – Feedback Loops

Training For Summer Sports:

  • You can’t go from 0 to 100!
  • Progressive adaptation
  • Getting the balance right
  • Multidimensional movement
  • Body rotation
  • Training for Tennis, Golf and Cycling
  • Rollers, sticks and balls
  • Where and when do we train?

Mindfulness and Self-Compassion:

  • What is the concept of self-compassion?
  • Shaming and self-criticism
  • Inertia and Over-Achieving
  • What does self-compassion look like?
  • Acknowledgment
  • Express kindness to yourself
  • Mindfulness
  • Why is self-compassion critical?

Beyond Meat:

  • What is Beyond Meat?
  • Is Beyond Meat healthy?
  • Who is Beyond Meat targeted for?
  • Shauna’s Veggie burgers?
  • Are Beyond Meat burgers okay?

For more information about show sponsor Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To learn more about Shauna Lindzon go here

#88 The Secrets of Beautiful Skin, Intermittent Fasting, Mindfulness and Gratitude and The Best Farmers Markets in Toronto

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on July 13, 2019 on AM740 and FM 96.7 in Toronto. Topics covered on the show track the lifestyle articles and themes published in Tonic Magazine. This week we chat about the secrets of beautiful skin with Dr. Gordon Chang, intermittent fasting with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND, mindfulness and gratitude with Tracey Soghrati and the best farmers markets in Toronto with Megan Horsley

We specifically discuss:

The Secrets of Beautiful Skin:

  • Renewing skin from the inside
  • Free Radicals
  • Antioxidants in the skin
  • Vitamins B, C, D, E, Omega 3 Oils,
  • Minerals – Silicon, Zinc, Copper
  • Collagen – elasticity of skin
  • Sources of Collagen
  • Acne – plugged up glands
  • Hyaluronic Acid

Intermittent Fasting:

  • What is intermittent fasting?
  • Is intermittent fasting dieting?
  • What is the theory of intermittent fasting?
  • 16/8 intermittent fasting
  • Hgh
  • 5/2 intermittent fasting
  • Does intermittent fasting work for everyone?
  • What are the difficulties of intermittent fasting?
  • What sort of results can one expect?
  • What are the drawbacks/contraindications to intermittent fasting?

Mindfulness and Gratitude:

  • How do you describe gratitude?
  • The negativity bias
  • Mindfulness vs. negativity
  • Gratitude in the context of marriage
  • Bringing attention to things you take for granted
  • People with gratitude have more energy
  • Gratitude and wellness
  • Limitations of mindfulness
  • The actual practice of gratitude

Toronto’s Best Farmers Markets:

  • Advantages of going to a farmers market
  • Fresh foods
  • Fun!
  • Withrow Farmers Market
  • Unique products
  • Evergreen/Brickworks Farmers Market
  • Communication with Farmers/Education
  • Supporting farmers

For more information about show sponsor OmegaAlpha go here.

To learn more about Dr. Emily Lipinski go here

To read Dr Emily Lipinski’s article in Tonic Magazine go here

To learn more about Tracey Soghrati go here

To read Megan Horsley’s article in Tonic Magazine go here