High Performance Talks is a show dedicated to finding inspirational ways to improve performance through better health and wellbeing.
Overcoming hardships with the Finnish concept of Sisu – Talking with Emilia Lahti
In this episode of our podcast, we talk with Emilia Lahti, a researcher and social activist whose story has taken her from Silicon Valley to working with the legends of Positive Psychology, and from overcoming domestic violence to running 2,400km across New Zealand. Tune in to hear more about the Finnish concept of “sisu” and how it relates to grit, perseverance and character strengths.
Fear, resilience and gaining control after hitting the ground – Talking with Karina Hollekim
In this episode, we talk with Karina Hollekim, a professional big mountain skier, base jumper and keynote speaker from Norway who had a near fatal skydiving accident in 2006 leaving her with over 20 bone fractures and a prediction to never walk again. Tune in to hear about her thoughts on fear, control and the struggle back to life after losing not only a career but also her identity.
The science of long life and healthy habits – Talking with Dr Eric Gerstel
In this episode, we talk with Medical Doctor Eric Gerstel, the Head of Clinical Services and Care at the Swiss Hirslanden Clinic in Geneva. Tune in to hear more about preventive medicine, the science of long life and to learn why it’s never too late to change your habits for the better.
Battling diseases with nutrition and healthy eating – Talking with Dr Tommy Wood
In this episode we talk with Tommy Wood, an Oxford graduated medical doctor with a biochemistry degree from Cambridge with a special interest in ancestral health. Tune in to hear what this Hintsa Science Board member has to say about the benefits of a holistic approach to health and how nutrition affects performance and chronic diseases.
The science of sleep and requirements of good rest – Talking with Professor Steven Lockley
In this episode, we talk with Steven Lockley an Associate Professor at the Harvard Medical School, a Neuroscientist at the division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders and a member of the Hintsa Science Board. Tune in to learn more about the importance of light, how this relates to sleep and alertness and what companies and employers can do to help people struggling with sleep.
From Ethiopia to F1 and finding her own balance – Talking with Annastiina Hintsa
In the first episode of the High Performance Talks podcast series we talk with Annastiina Hintsa – the Chief Operating Officer of Hintsa Performance and the daughter of the company's founder Dr Aki Hintsa – about the history of the Hintsa approach, growing up first in Ethiopia and then in the Formula 1 world, as well as the good times and hard times that have shaped her identity and enabled her to find more balance.