In episode 67 we interview Krystal, a friend of ours who we first met on one of our training courses. Krystal was very open and honest and it took a great deal of courage to speak about her past so candidly and we thank her for that.
Here is the link to Krystal’s Facebook page with the inspiring post that the podcast is based on
Follow her journey also on at https://www.instagram.com/kmyker
In episode 66, Richard and Karen discuss how poor posture is one of the hot topics right now, and rightly so as our prairie roaming, hunter-gatherer body's are forced to comply with 21st-century lifestyles. Humans are not designed to be held into a static position for long periods of time, whether sitting, standing, bent over, lying down, etc. and if you take a look around at peoples postures the evidence is pretty overwhelming.
We look at poor posture from a physical and psychosocial...
In episode 61 Richard and Karen look at scientific studies involving exercise and weight loss and sort the facts from the fiction.
We dive into studies showing that increasing exercise does not necessarily reduce the number on the scale but can make the body go into metabolic compensation.
Here are some of the studies referenced in this...
In episode 60 Richard and Karen discuss how salads are not the best option for a nutrient dense weight loss diet. We dive into nutrient availability, resistant starch, fat-soluble vitamin uptake and much more…
Salads are useless foods - original youtube video
Posture Strap that Richard is using
Karen and Richard discuss the monetary cost of good health. We look at the $ value that people are willing to invest in to lead a healthier lifestyle.
The Omnivore's Dilemma - Michael Pollen
How to save money and eat healthy - youtube video
In episode 57 Richard and Karen discuss the Ketogenic diet, pros and cons and ask the questions, is it right for you? What happens if you go away on vacation? How do you transition to keto from a "regular" diet? Do you need to track ketone production? And lots more
In the first episode of 2019, we are replaying an episode from the end of 2017 where Karen and Richard discuss why people wait until the New Year (or Mondays) to start a diet and/or exercise program and they share the key to setting effective goals for ourselves for long-term success
In episode 55 - Karen and Richard talk about the links between diet and mental health issues. Karen has been studying and working on this subject for some time now and has presented on it at different corporate workshops and events
Goldberger's War - Alan M Kraut
In episode 54 - Karen and Richard discuss what you can do now, whether in your 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's to stave off the effects of impending old age and not end up with a walking frame or in a wheelchair and adult diaper by age 75
This time of year can often be a struggle for those who are trying to stay on plan, so we're replaying episode 14 where Karen and Richard discuss surviving the holiday season with some strategies for eating well at office potluck parties, company functions, family dinners, etc. We also offer suggestions on adding some exercise to this busy time.
Karen and Richard discuss the cost of getting lean, not the $ value but the sacrifices we are willing to make to lead a healthier lifestyle and deciding how far we are willing to buy in to achieve the results we are looking for