Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on May 22 and 23, 2021 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 how to avoid slip and fall injuries with Joel Thuna, self forgiveness as an aspect of mindfulness with Tracey Soghrati, safe weight training at home with Tim Irvine and cognitive therapy for stress with Paula Allen
We specifically discuss:
Avoiding Slip and Fall Injuries
What are the implications of slip and fall injuries?
Slip and fall statistics in Canada
What are the risk factors for slip and falls?
Speak to your primary health care provider
The importance of exercise: balance and strength
Check your eyesight
1/2 of slip and fall injuries occurs in the home
Calcium: for bones and muscles
What is forgiveness?
What gets confused for forgiveness?
What is self-forgiveness?
Personal distress prevents empathy
The steps towards self-forgiveness
Realigning yourself with your values
Make it “doubly right”: a mantra for self-forgiveness
Weight Training Safely in the Home
Why should we include weight training to our home workouts?
Dumbbells: recommended weights
Barbells: the ability to load more weight
Racks and benches: safety first
Visual feedback: spotter, trainer, mirror etc.
Do you need a spotter?
Warm ups: activating your muscles
Cognitive Therapy for Stress
What mental health trends are driven by Covid-19?
Stress and emotional fatigue
People’s ability to cope with stress
Stress resilience amongst leaders and management
Impact on productivity
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Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on April 10 and 11, 2021 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’ll discuss how to maintain blood glucose levels naturally with Dr. Gordon Chang, avoiding gardening injuries with Dr. Stacy Irvine, micro-changes for your health with Dr. Emily Lipinski ND and the efficacies of organic foods with Heather Lillico
We specifically discuss:
Maintaining Blood Glucose Levels
Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes
What is Type 2 Diabetes?
Liver support – preventing oxidative damage
The ATP process
How do minerals help the process?
The role of protein
How should you source protein?
How do natural products interact with new weight loss drugs?
Alpha Lipoic Acid
HIIT and regular exercise
Avoiding Gardening Injuries
Gardening is on trend!
The health benefits of gardening
Gardening is real activity
Warm up, change positions and avoiding repetitive actions