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Episode 35 - Planning and Prep

6/5/2018
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Richard and Karen discuss planning and prep when it comes to leading a healthier lifestyle and achieving a weight goal Vegetable Seasoning mix

Duration:00:35:56

Episode 34 - What the scale didn't say

5/28/2018
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Karen and Richard discuss in episode 34 what the bathroom scale didn't say. There are many, many benefits to adding in regular exercise and eating a healthier diet other than a number on a scale...

Duration:00:39:22

All about the thyroid

5/14/2018
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In Episode 33 of the Healthy Half Hour Podcast Richard and Karen discuss the thyroid, symptomology, helping thyroid health naturally, what T3, T4 and TSH mean and much more..........

Duration:00:33:25

Episode 32 - How to burn body fat

4/30/2018
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Richard and Karen discuss how to use the stored body fat we have as energy so we can lose weight and improve our health. Fuel partitioning can be an issue later in life especially for menopausal women as the cards are stacked against them hormonally, for more listen now............

Duration:00:38:24

Episode 31 - How to fix a broken metabolism

4/23/2018
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Richard and Karen discuss fixing a broken metabolism - so if you're struggling with low energy, poor sleep or losing weight take a listen.

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 30 - Self-care - What is it and why is it so important?

4/16/2018
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Richard and Karen ask the question self-care, what is it and why is it so important? Proactive care vs reactive care? How long should you stick with a treatment modality? 8 hours of poor posture vs 10 minutes of stretching? Foam Rolling video Tiger Tail Mobility WOD - YouTube Blog Post - Let your kids be the reason you live a healthy lifestyle and not the excuse you don’t!

Duration:00:37:35

Episode 29 - Listener Questions #2

4/9/2018
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Richard and Karen tackle some more listener questions. Firstly we tackle Fasted Cardio and how to calculate heart rate level and at 10:30 secs we combined a number of questions about sugar addictions and habits that arose from previous podcasts and answer them for the rest of the episode. Calculating Heart rate - Karvonen formula Online Histadelia Quiz Seven Day Shred - Reactive Foods List

Duration:00:37:15

Episode 28 - Psychological Aspects of Habit Change and Weight Loss

4/2/2018
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Richard and Karen discuss the psychological aspects of habit changing and weight loss, why we do the things we do and why it's hard to stick to a diet or exercise plan For more articles on this subject check out the RPE Fitness Inc Blog Corporate Programs

Duration:00:29:49

Episode 27 - Count Nutrients - Not Calories

3/26/2018
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In episode 27 we talk about why we should be concentrating more on counting nutrients, than counting calories. The topics covered are nutrient density; The 7 nutrients are typically lowest in our diets. Why we should choose non-CAFO meats because of their altered nutrient level. Why quality over quantity The Chronometer App Nutritiondata.com Low electrolytes

Duration:00:34:45

Episode 26 - All about Poop - Constipation, IBS and much more

3/19/2018
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Richard and Karen talk all things poop, IBS and constipation. We discuss why we can have issues with our bowels and motility what to try to fix the problem. The topic of pellagra is discussed along with nutrient deficiencies, dehydration, the position we poop in and much more... RPE Fitness Inc Blog post on pooping position Bristol Stool Chart Pellagra Corporate Wellness Presentations GAPS Diet

Duration:00:36:16

Episode 25 - Can you exercise your way out of a bad diet?

3/12/2018
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Richard and Karen ask the question can you exercise your way out of a bad diet and are you wasting your time beating yourself into the ground trying? RPE Fitness Inc

Duration:00:34:57

Episode 24 - Detoxing - Is it necessary or just a waste of money?

3/5/2018
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Richard and Karen talk about detoxing. Detoxing seems to be the next big thing with companies selling detox packages and potions to fix all. Are they necessary? Are you wasting your time and money? Are there alternatives? Benefits of Rebounding Article

Duration:00:30:43

Episode 23 - Sugar - Essential food or addictive substance?

2/26/2018
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Richard and Karen talk about sugar. It's role in our health, society, the economy and much more......... Karen's Sugar Fix Article Fructose Study

Duration:00:31:58

Episode 22 - Cholesterol - Major risk factor or innocent bystander?

2/20/2018
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Richard and Karen talk about cholesterol and whether cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart attack or an innocent bystander who got caught up in all the mele.... We look at particle size, genetic predisposition, diet, statins and even a reference from the movie Despicable Me 2!! Minnesota Experiment APOE Genetic Diagram Dr Peter Attia Chris Kresser Dr Chatterjee Triglyceride/cholesterol Calculator 23 and me genetic testing

Duration:00:52:24

Episode 21 - Should you be gluten free?

2/12/2018
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In episode 21 - Richard and Karen talk all things gluten, what is it? How can it affect the gut? What about the alternatives and much, much more.... Keto Bread Video

Duration:00:36:12

Episode 20 - Should we be eating a plant based diet?

2/5/2018
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Richard and Karen talk plant-based diets. They share their opinions and look at the myths and hype that is presented to convince people to switch to a vegetarian or vegan diet, and ask the question is it really healthy for humans to eat only plants? The story of the Human Body - Daniel Lieberman Catching Fire - Richard Wrangham Why Evolution is True - Jerry Coyne Folks, This Ain't Normal - Joel Salatin Holistic Management - Alan Savory

Duration:00:35:51

Episode 19 - Should we be Water Fasting

1/29/2018
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In episode 19 Richard and Karen talk about water fasting, what is it, how to do it safely and how it can work wonders for your body with regard to health, disease, fat loss, etc. They also go into depth with their own anecdotal experiences regarding water fasting and how it was for them Great Resources Getting Started on a Keto Diet Low Carb Diet Dr. Valter Longo on fasting and Tumours Dr. Jason Fung Videos Dr. Jason Fung Blog

Duration:00:40:57

Episode 17 - The Keto Diet and Reversing Type 2 diabetes (part 2)

1/22/2018
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In episode 18 Richard and Karen talk about the keto diet, what is it, how to get on it and importantly how it works and a few hacks to get you into ketosis quicker. We will also discuss reversing type 2 diabetes with diet and exercise and not drugs MCT Oil Exogenous Ketones

Duration:00:41:22

Episode 17 - The Ketogenic Diet and Reversing Type 2 Diabetes (part 1)

1/12/2018
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In episode 17 Karen interviews her brother Chris and sister in law Heather about their positive lifestyle changes after a recent health scare. Along with some assistance from Karen, they have taken a low carb diet approach to improving their health with some great results and improved health and blood markers YouTube Video of the interview

Duration:00:31:34

Episode 16 - Listener Questions

1/5/2018
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In this episode, Richard and Karen tackle listener questions about Intermittent fasting, the best piece of cardio equipment to buy and while I'm on a low-calorie diet my weight isn't going down?

Duration:00:34:35