#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

#11: A Second Opinion on The Opioid Crisis, Training for Winter Activities and Smart, Green, Amenities of The Future

Welcome to this episode of The Tonic, terrestrially broadcast on January 20, 2018 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 smart and green apartment amenities of the future with Mitchell Abrahams. We get a second opinion on the opioid crisis with pain specialist Dr. Hanse Clarke and we learn how to train for winter activities like skating, skiing and shoveling with fitness expert Kathleen Trotter.

We specifically discuss:

Apartment Amenities of the Future:

  • What green and energy efficient amenities will be available in apartments?
  • Will the green amenities be cost neutral to the tenants?
  • What smart amenities will be available to the tenants?

A Second Opinion on The Opioid Crisis:

  • What did recent articles (ie in the Globe and Mail) get right and wrong about opioids?
  • Is there really a “crisis”?
  • What is the risk of doctors weaning their patients off of opioids?
  • What are the alternates to opioids that are offered to patients and what are the downsides?

Training for Winter Activities

  • Can we train for activities that involve new muscle groups (like skating or shoveling)?
  • Can we specifically train for different motions?
  • What does it mean to train for core strength and how do we do it?
  • Can we train for balance?

Links:

To learn more about the sponsor for this episode, The Benvenuto Group, go here.

For more information about Dr. Hanse Clarke’s pain management work go here.

For more information on Kathleen Trotter go here.

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