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
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
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
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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
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