I first met Phoebe during a talk called ‘The Other Vital Sign?’ Talking about Period Health for Women and how to normalise the topic of periods and start a conversation about menstruation and female athletes – periods are normal, period. We are looking forward to talking with Phoebe about her experiences and her thoughts as a Chiropractor, keen athlete and females view on Fitness, Health & Happiness.
Women’s Health – Day 1 – Working ‘In’ before Working ‘Out’
Anyone who knows us knows we are avid skiers, especially Cross Country (XC) Skiing.
We welcome Casey to join us to have a chat about her career as an XC athlete having been on the Australian National Team since 2012, has been to 4 World Championships (2x junior, 1x U23, 1x senior), Asian Winter Games, Sapporo Japan, where Casey was a bronze medallist, 2018 Winter Olympics, and raced at the World Cup.
We are looking forward to talking with Casey about her experiences and her thoughts from an athlete and females view on Fitness, Health & Happiness.
Eating healthy, fresh, delicious food is so easy and quick. Sure it takes a little time sometimes to think and prepare but it is absolutely worth it. So JC and I thought it would be nice to share what we do to create quick easy, healthy meals that have less calories in them plus are super nutritious.
We are talking to Betty tonight on how to turn around our negative thoughts into a more positive space, parenting during difficult times, how Betty is seeing a change this time around and key factors to consider to manage Covid including the importance of health and exercise
JC will take us through the theory of Why Men Should Lift Heavy Stuff, the reasons why, how it effects men’s health and longevity and what optimally would be a good fitness program for lifting heavy stuff.
Our inaugural first ALTA TALKS with Sarah from Oaktree Osteopathy who will be talking about what she is seeing during lockdown, what does an osteo do in a normal patient visit, tips for neck, shoulder and neck pain and more.
Launching our new avenue to share information each week about how we can live fitter, healthier, happier lives for the long term
JC and I are sitting in our backyard having a chat about what we have seen, heard, experienced through our first shut down and into our second with CoVID19.
As I sit here drinking tea in Melbournes winter, I’m out on the back deck with my blanket and tea, listening to the birds and working…but it’s a nice place to work and I remembered that just last week we wrote about the benefits of tea in our regular update to our clients so here it is for you…
Drinking Tea Has Its Benefits…There is nothing better than sitting in relaxing in front of the fire, rugged up with a hot cup of tea in hand. Tea is delicious but it is also so good for you! Black has been time and time again been described as the longevity beverage. With over 1,500 varieties, not including all the different herbal blends, it is full of many health effects. Some say when consumed regularly, it is healthier than water…Tea leaves contain powerful antioxidants called polyphenols that help to prevent cancer, heart disease, osteoporosis and some other chronic problems. Polyphenols are normally found in large amounts in fruits, vegetables, grains, coffee, and wine (yes wine!). The specific polyphenols in tea are called catechins or EGCG, which are more powerful than the polyphenols contained anywhere else in nature.
- Tea is also wonderful at decreasing stress by increasing relaxation level and concentration. Fun fact, the amino acid, L-theanine, counteracts any caffeine in the tea. Tea is the only way you can get this supplement in your diet without taking a manufactured supplement.
- Amino acids increase the activity in the brain to achieve a state of relaxed concentration. The highest concentrations of L-theanine are in green and white tea varieties. Its been shown to help lower Low-Density Lipoproteins (LDL), or bad cholesterol, fight body fat accumulation, inhibit viral illnesses such as the cold or the flu and reduce the buildup of plaque on the teeth- who knew!
- Hot, cold, iced or spiced, tea can be enjoyed in various ways. So do yourself a favour and boil the kettle and enjoy a cup of tea or two a day. Your body and mind will thank you for it.