Gut Health


Hormone Balancing Guru – Flipping-50 Expert -Debra Atkinson (#153)


Debra Atkinson is in amazing buffed shape at 55 years of age. She has trained half a million women, who are part of her community, how to exercise for less time with bigger benefits.    Debra has designed specific exercise techniques that are very easy to follow, to “treat” bad estrogen dominance, elevated androgens, and more! Debra is called the Hormone Balancing Fitness Expert —specializing in exercise, foods and mindfulness to help women over 50 be their very best. In this show you will learn how to: Best warm up and warm down. Do shorter and smarter hi intensity interval [...]

Hormone Balancing Guru – Flipping-50 Expert -Debra Atkinson (#153)2019-11-08T17:22:31-06:00

Cardio-respiratory Fitness with Dr. Berkson (#130)


Cardio and respiratory fitness has enormous impact on your heart health, and far-reaching implications for a host of other diseases and illnesses. In this show, Dr. Berkson takes a look at recent studies from Harvard and shares how exercise—and high interval intensity training (HIIT)—promotes biome diversity, helps fight cancer, and more. Your gut health isn’t determined by your food choices alone. When you “push” yourself physically, your whole being is rewarded. Learn how physical fitness impacts your gut, your heart, and your mind. Listen to discover how to exercise to gain the most benefit. Resources & LinksEstrogen + Exercise + Fish Oil [...]

Cardio-respiratory Fitness with Dr. Berkson (#130)2019-06-28T14:40:48-05:00

Estrogen + Exercise + Fish Oil Regenerates Your Heart!


This post explores how estrogen, exercise and fish oil regenerate your heart and keep it younger and healthier for years to come. You have heard the term “have heart,” which means to have faith and hope. But how do you regenerate and protect your actual heart muscle itself? Since heart disease is a major cause of illness and death as we age, you are going to want to listen up. Did you know that as of 2013, the leading cause of death in BOTH genders was heart disease. More people die of heart disease than all cancers. Death by heart disease often [...]

Estrogen + Exercise + Fish Oil Regenerates Your Heart!2019-06-28T14:41:04-05:00

What Air And Sitting Do To Your Hormones And 4 Strategies to Protect Your Estrogens.


Hormones don’t just go “south” from stress, poor food choices, or genetic bad luck. They are affected by what you inhale. And how long you sit. Even in your teen-age daughter or your sweet old granny. I recently did an amazing show with Dave Asprey from BulletProof  on hormones and the environment. Listen to it here. Air pollution exposures and lack of exercise have historically been linked to heart and lung disease. But now, both air pollution and excessive sitting are being scientifically shown, to adversely affect your estrogens. Gynecologic science has known that hormones rule reproductive and menstrual health or [...]

What Air And Sitting Do To Your Hormones And 4 Strategies to Protect Your Estrogens.2019-02-06T13:13:55-06:00

Mindful Weight Loss & Body Image with Michelle Melendez (#92)


          Michelle Melendez is founder of Women Being Fit. She is a fitness expert with over 12 certifications in fitness, and 20 years of experience under her belt. She has been inspiring women to effectively yet gently lose weight and feel better inside themselves. This show shares: 4 Key points to tell if you are addicted to the struggle to loose weight Why we self sabotage and what to do about it How to get your mind and body on the same page 5 life-changing insights most trainers and nutritionists don’t know We discuss the trap of uncontrolled [...]

Mindful Weight Loss & Body Image with Michelle Melendez (#92)2019-06-28T14:41:07-05:00

5 Things I Do Every Day To Not Get Breast Cancer Back


I had breast cancer over 20 years ago. So my remission is my mission. There is a lot we can do besides finish whatever care we took, such as surgery or other interventions, and then believe we got it all and go out into the wild, cross our fingers, and wish for the best. Never guide your life choices by “we got it all” and then assume you are now safe. It makes sense to retweek your physiologic terrain, to make it healthier. It makes sense to identify and fix glitches that had allowed your body to grow a nasty cancer [...]

5 Things I Do Every Day To Not Get Breast Cancer Back2019-04-03T10:03:42-05:00

Eating & Exercise Timing To Lose Weight


—A study finally proves exactly “when” to eat before exercising to maximize weight loss & better behaved fat cells.If you are like me, you want to get the most bang for your exercise buck because the rest of the day you have plenty to do and often much of it involves sitting. So I’ve often wondered, as I am sure you have, too, how to maximize the two E’s, exercise and eating. Would we lose more weight if we ate breakfast and then worked out a bit later? Should we have a green drink before we get into the car to [...]

Eating & Exercise Timing To Lose Weight2019-06-28T14:41:25-05:00

Longevity In Motion (#58)


    If exercise were a pill, we’d want to put it in our water. If it were a drug, we’d want a lifetime prescription. Berkson reviews three studies that drive home this amazing link between “moving more” and “dying later.” One study looked at the exercise habits of 55,000 adults who were monitored for mortality outcomes over 15 years. It was found that overall, runners lived an average of 3 years longer compared to persons who did not exercise at all. By now you are probably thinking that you hate to run or you can’t run, but more research revealed [...]

Longevity In Motion (#58)2019-07-30T08:13:58-05:00

This research clearly demonstrates that modern fatness isn’t just a result of the ‘couch potato’ sedentary syndrome.


This research clearly demonstrates that modern fatness isn’t just a result of the ‘couch potato’ sedentary syndrome. This data shows the POWER OF FOOD as tools to keep our waistlines from getting the better of us! Okay, okay, everyone knows that obesity is an epidemic worming its nasty way into every culture around the globe. Public health circles (or squares) have mostly thought, understandably, that our rotundonous ways are because modern peoples have become gluttonous sloths assuming the shapes of their couches. Move over Forest Gump; sedentary is as sedentary does. Even the World Health Organization says that we are fat [...]

This research clearly demonstrates that modern fatness isn’t just a result of the ‘couch potato’ sedentary syndrome.2019-04-03T10:27:34-05:00

Brain Protection by Buffing UP Your Mitochondria


Mitochondria are the energy packs inside cells. Turns out, based on rodent studies from Johns Hopkins, an enzyme protects these every-ready physiologic batteries. And exercise boosts these enzymes, especially in the brain. These enzymes are called SIRT3 enzymes. What does this mean for YOU? You want and need healthy mitochondria, especially inside your brain. And it turns out that what is good for your brain, happens to also be good for your heart. Exercise is one major solution. "Mitochondrial dysfunction"—well known to contribute to cognitive decline, mood disorders (like anxiety and depression), severe fatigue and heart disease—is "opposed" by robust EXERCISE. Also, [...]

Brain Protection by Buffing UP Your Mitochondria2019-01-17T19:10:38-06:00


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