#115 The Health Benefits of Chicken Soup, Preparing to Take Group Exercise Classes To Avoid Injury, Why Resolutions to Lose Weight Don’t Work and Fun Ways to Meet Fitness Goals

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 18 and 19, 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 discuss the health benefits of chicken soup with Joel Thuna, preparing to take group exercise classes so that you avoid injury with Mario Causevic, why resolutions to lose weight don’t work with Camille Llosa and Kira Barry and fun new ways to meet your fitness goals with Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

The Health Benefits of Chicken Soup

  • The history of chicken soup
  • What Can Chicken soup be used for?
  • Cold and Flu symptoms
  • How does chicken soup work?
  • The role of fat in chicken soup
  • Anti-Inflammatory
  • The nutritional value of chicken soup
  • The spiritual and emotional value of chicken soup
  • supplementing chicken soup – ginger, Chaga, elderberry and oregano
  • Multivitamin, Zinc and Vitamin C
  • Joel’s chicken soup recipe

Preparing Before Taking Group Exercise Classes

  • What should you consider if you’re starting a group exercise class?
  • What sort of injuries occur during group exercise class?
  • How do you prepare¬† for a group exercise class?
  • Glutes, Core and Mid-Back
  • Balance and core work
  • Functional mobility

Why Resolutions to Lose Weight Don’t Work

  • Why do weight loss resolutions not work?
  • How do you stay motivated through weight loss?
  • Customization of a program
  • The power of community
  • Lifestyle choices: fitness, mindfulness and sleep
  • Setting reasonable goals
  • Keeping the weight off

Fun New Ways To Meet Fitness Goals

  • Why do people fail in their fitness resolutions?
  • What are the mistakes that people make?
  • The compounding interest of habits
  • Creating¬† and curating your environment
  • Finding your bright spots
  • Gamifying your fitness

For more information about show sponsor Pure-Le Natural go here.

To read Joel’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.

To learn more about Mario Causevic go here

To learn more about Kathleen Trotter go here.

 

#85 What Statistics Say About Renting in Toronto, The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear On The Body, Summer Entertaining and The Attachment Theory of Relationships

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on June 22 and 23, 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 discuss what the statistics tell us about renting in Toronto with Mitchell Abrahams, the unexpected cause of wear and tear on the body with Rucsandra Mitrea, Summer entertaining with Carolyn Tanner Cohen and the “Attachment Theory” of relationships with Carlyle Jansen

We specifically discuss:

What Statistics Tell Us About Renting in Toronto

  • 5/10 of highest priced residential rental markets are in Toronto
  • Population gains, immigration and employment = demand
  • Vancouver vs. Toronto
  • As at April /2019 – highest level of housing construction starts
  • Dealing with supply issues at the lower end of the market
  • Average and median rents have decreased by 2% in May/19 in Canada, except for Toronto
  • Correlation between single family dwellings and rental markets
  • Benjamin Tal: Risk in the marketplace: current prices are fair

The Unexpected Cause of Wear and Tear on the Body

  • Obvious causes of stress on the body: injuries, age, birth defects
  • Dehydration and connective tissue
  • compressed joints
  • sustained stress
  • misalignment

Summer Entertaining

  • Planning at the beginning of the Summer
  • Drinks: Large batch- Margaritas
  • Appetizers: Beet Gravlax, Slow Roasted Tomatoes
  • Main Course: Pasta Salad. Grilling with Salsa Verde, Spice Rubs
  • Dessert: Frozen Galette Dough, Ice Cream stuffed Cannoli Shells

The “Attachment Theory” of Relationships

  • What is the Attachment Theory?
  • Did you feel secured and cared for by a primary caregiver?
  • Secure attachments
  • Anxious/Preoccupied attachments
  • Dismissive/Avoidant attachments
  • Fearful/Avoidant attachments
  • How can we tell what sort of attachment style we have?
  • What can we do about our attachment style?

Links:

For more information about show sponsor The Benvenuto Group go here.

To learn more about Rucsandra Mitera and Vital Directives go here.

To learn more about Carolyn Tanner-Cohen go here.

To read Carlyle Jansen’s article in Tonic Magazine go here.