Episodes
In episode 107  we go back a year and replay episode 84 where Karen and Richard talk about New Years Resolutions - Why we set them at this time of year - Habits - Behaviours - SMART Goal setting - Handling saboteurs - Sustainability - Tips for success and much more...........................................
Published 01/03/21
In episode 106, Karen and Richard discuss the health benefits of raw, unpasteurized honey  - Antimicrobial - Skin hydrating - Anti-inflammatory - Moisturizing - Exfoliating - Animal wound healing   and much more.............. Clover Honey Pot Website - https://cloverhoneypot.com
Published 11/06/20
In episode 105, we discuss nutrition and fitness for shift workers - Meal timing - Anabolic and catabolic metabolism - Circadian rhythm - Weight gain with stress  - Finding the right exercise program - Sleep deprivation effects and much more...... Nutrition for shift work PDF - https://healthyhalfhourpodcast/images/SHIFTWORK_NUTRIENT_INFO.pdf RPE Fitness online programs - https://rpefitnessinc.com/online-programs 8 Minute Tabata Workout - https://rpefitnessinc.com/8-minute-tabata-workout
Published 11/02/20
In episode 104, Karen and Richard answer two interesting listener questions from Alicia and Karen - Post Gallbladder removal weight gain - Weight gain with age and yo-yo dieting
Published 09/12/20
In episode 103 of the Healthy Half Hour Podcast, Karen and Richard discuss some strategies to help improve your sleep - Basic sleep hygiene - Changing habits - Start with the easier things first - Make small changes in stages - Progress monitoring   and much more.....
Published 08/27/20
In episode 102 of the Healthy Half Hour Podcast, Karen and Richard discuss the physiological and mental aspects of reduced sleep - The blue death - Brain chemistry changes - Physiological changes - Hormonal imbalances - Shift work - Circadian rhythm   and much more.....
Published 08/12/20
In episode 101, Karen and Richard discuss fasting and finding your niché - The different types of fasting - The health benefits of fasting - How to make fasting work for you - The history of fasting - Where to start - Contraindicators and much more.....
Published 07/07/20
In episode 100, Karen and Richard discuss the past 99 episodes - Our consistent message -Stress Management - Lifestyle factors - The best diet for you - Exercise trends - Looking forward to the next 100 and much more.....
Published 06/09/20
In episode 99, Karen and Richard discuss the easiest diet to follow ever... - What is this great diet? - No food weighing or calorie counting - How it improves gut health - What is resistant starch? - Karen's recent experience on the diet   and much more.....
Published 05/26/20
In episode 98, Karen and Richard discuss the big Y! - What is our why - What is your why? - What is important now and in your future - Mental health and inflammation - Finding your buy-in - Karen's upcoming webinar   and much more..... Register for Karens' Mental Health Webinar https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/6239433125549491214
Published 05/19/20
In episode 97 of the Healthy Half Hour Podcast, Karen and Richard discuss whether health equals fitness and vice versa? - What is optimum health - Is being fit the same as being healthy? - Finding a balance - The optimum exercises for general fitness   and much more.....  
Published 05/14/20
Published 04/27/20
In episode 96, Karen and Richard talk about their core values - What we stand for - Why we don't give food plans or recipes - It's a lifestyle! - Sustainability - How to make your own easy food plan - Karen's natural candles and body scrubs ingredients and much more..... http://sunnysidehoneypot.com
Published 04/27/20
In episode 95, Karen and Richard discuss another mishmash of things....... - Clean eating challenge rant - The home office and good posture - Homemade Tomato soup - Our new Fandana's - Focus on movement rather than exercise - Karen's natural body scrubs, lotions and soaps and much more..... https://bit.ly/creamytomsoup https://rpefitnessinc.com/posture https://sunnysidehoneypot.com https://rpefitnessinc.com/rpe-fitness-fandana
Published 04/20/20
In episode 94, Karen and Richard discuss dealing with anxiety and stress in these uncertain times - What is anxiety?  - Mindset - Tips to stop the mind racing at night - How stress and anxiety are linked and much more.....
Published 04/13/20
In episode 93, Karen and Richard discuss how inflammation caused by poor lifestyle factors can increase the risk of the COVID-19 virus affecting people more severely if contracted. - COVID-19 and inflammation  - The link to metabolic syndrome - How chronic stress raises inflammation - Where unforeseen stress can come from and much more.....
Published 04/06/20
In episode 92, Karen and Richard ask could the current social isolation be an opportunity in disguise? - Maintain a routine - Keep moving - A time to try new recipes - Take time to learn - Stress management and much more.....
Published 03/30/20
In episode 91, Karen and Richard discuss the empathy gap and why it's hard to stick to healthy habits Why we don't follow through with our intentions Primal emotions Hot and cold mental states Why some make consistently healthier decisions than others and much more.....
Published 03/23/20
In episode 90, Karen and Richard discuss boosting immune system health,  - The 9 pillars of immune system health - Diet deficiencies - Low vitamin and mineral levels - How it all starts in the gut along with our PSMF diet update and much more..... Protein Sparing Modified Fast eBook
Published 03/16/20
In episode 89, Karen and Richard discuss a mishmash of different topics with a listener question, our recent blood work, client diet problems, food additives and much more..... Protein Sparing Modified Fast eBook is at http://rpefitnessinc.com/protein-sparing-modified-fast
Published 03/09/20
In episode 88, Karen and Richard talk to Megan about her 100 lb weight loss journey. Megan talks openly and candidly about the struggles of losing so much weight, maintaining her weight now and some of the unforeseen downsides of weight loss! Megan can be found on Instagram @this.moms.wellness
Published 02/21/20
In episode 87, Karen and Richard discuss confirmation bias - What is confirmation bias? - How it can affect our decision-making process - N=1 experiments - Correlation vs causation - Why you should do your research and much more...........................................
Published 02/17/20
In episode 86, Karen and Richard discuss stress resilience What is stress resilience? Short and long term stressors? How do you implement a plan Asking for help Making change Tips for success and much more...........................................
Published 02/10/20
In episode 85 of the Healthy Half Hour Podcast, Karen and Richard discuss the calorie paradox - What is a calorie? - Do calories matter? - Should we be counting exercise calories? - Are all calories created equal? - What can affect their absorption? - Tips for success and much more...........................................
Published 01/10/20
In episode 84  Karen and Richard talk about New Years Resolutions - Why we set them at this time of year - Habits - Behaviours - SMART Goal setting - Sustainability - Tips for success and much more........................................... Happy New Year!
Published 12/31/19