100 episodes

We are Richard and Karen Insley, nutrition and fitness professionals in Winnipeg, Canada sharing our views on the ever evolving world of diet, health, and fitness on the Healthy Half Hour Podcast

Healthy Half Hour Podcast Richard and Karen Insley

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We are Richard and Karen Insley, nutrition and fitness professionals in Winnipeg, Canada sharing our views on the ever evolving world of diet, health, and fitness on the Healthy Half Hour Podcast

    New years Rant - Replay

    New years Rant - Replay

    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...........................................

    • 25 min
    The health benefits of raw, unpasteurized honey

    The health benefits of raw, unpasteurized honey

    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

    • 21 min
    Nutrition and Fitness For Shift Workers

    Nutrition and Fitness For Shift Workers

    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

    • 38 min
    Listener Questions

    Listener Questions

    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

    • 20 min
    Getting back to sleep........ Part 2

    Getting back to sleep........ Part 2

    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.....

    • 30 min
    Getting back to sleep again

    Getting back to sleep again

    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.....

    • 34 min

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