69 episodes

What's up TEAmigo?!? Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show teaching athletes how tea can optimize longevity, recovery, & performance.

My name is Vince LaPelusa & I am your host on this journey. I am a tea lover, chemical engineer, Brazilian jiu jitsu purple belt, & I am thrilled to be here with you!

Are you an athlete looking to optimize longevity, recovery, & performance naturally & holistically? Do you love your sport & plan to do it for the rest of your life? Do you often feel unmotivated to show up to the gym or practices? Have you tried methods like coffee or preworkouts & feel like they are more of a disservice? Well, I have been there & let me tell you there is a better way.

In this show I will guide us towards teas & herbs that will naturally & sustainably make our athletic journey more enjoyable! From teas that help with sleep, immunity, mental focus, energy, & much more I am here to help you opTEAmize your game!

OpTEAmized Vince LaPelusa

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 25 Ratings

What's up TEAmigo?!? Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show teaching athletes how tea can optimize longevity, recovery, & performance.

My name is Vince LaPelusa & I am your host on this journey. I am a tea lover, chemical engineer, Brazilian jiu jitsu purple belt, & I am thrilled to be here with you!

Are you an athlete looking to optimize longevity, recovery, & performance naturally & holistically? Do you love your sport & plan to do it for the rest of your life? Do you often feel unmotivated to show up to the gym or practices? Have you tried methods like coffee or preworkouts & feel like they are more of a disservice? Well, I have been there & let me tell you there is a better way.

In this show I will guide us towards teas & herbs that will naturally & sustainably make our athletic journey more enjoyable! From teas that help with sleep, immunity, mental focus, energy, & much more I am here to help you opTEAmize your game!

    Ep 65: Ashwagandha...Regulator of Stress & Builder of Strength

    Ep 65: Ashwagandha...Regulator of Stress & Builder of Strength

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things Aswhagandha. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of Ashwagandha
    2) What are the unique health benefits of Ashwagandha and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why this tea has become so popular, how it balances cortisol, and how you can work with it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
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    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
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    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 12 min
    Ep 64: Pu'erh Tea...The Best Hangover Cure?

    Ep 64: Pu'erh Tea...The Best Hangover Cure?

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things Pu'erh Tea. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of Pu'erh Tea
    2) What are the unique health benefits of Pu'erh Tea and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why this tea has become so popular, how it cures hangovers, boosts detoxification, and more, and how you can work with it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
    Leave A 5 Star Review Here!
    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
    Instagram
    TikTok
    Twitter
    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 15 min
    Ep 63: Licorice Root Tea...Endurance Booster & Gut Healing

    Ep 63: Licorice Root Tea...Endurance Booster & Gut Healing

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things Licorice Root Tea. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of Licorice Root Tea
    2) What are the unique health benefits of Licorice Root Tea and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why this tea has become so popular, how it boosts endurance, heals the gut, and more, and how you can work with it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
    Leave A 5 Star Review Here!
    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
    Instagram
    TikTok
    Twitter
    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 17 min
    Ep 62: Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea...The Merciful Tea for Skin, Bone, & Overall Health

    Ep 62: Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea...The Merciful Tea for Skin, Bone, & Overall Health

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea
    2) What are the unique health benefits of Iron Goddess of Mercy Tea and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why this tea has become so popular, how it combats cancer, and how you can work with it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
    Leave A 5 Star Review Here!
    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
    Instagram
    TikTok
    Twitter
    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 19 min
    Ep 61: Rose Tea...Love Potion, Heart Opener, & Mood Booster

    Ep 61: Rose Tea...Love Potion, Heart Opener, & Mood Booster

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things rose. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of rose
    2) What are the unique health benefits of rose and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why rose is a highly popular "love tea" and how you can enjoy it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
    Leave A 5 Star Review Here!
    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
    Instagram
    TikTok
    Twitter
    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 16 min
    Ep 60: Jasmine Green Tea...Meditative & Cancer Fighting

    Ep 60: Jasmine Green Tea...Meditative & Cancer Fighting

    Welcome to OpTEAmized, the show that teaches you all things tea and how it optimizes longevity, recovery, and performance.
    Today we are diving into all things Jasmine Green Tea. We broke this episode down into 3 main topics:
    1) The history of Jasmine Green Tea
    2) What are the unique health benefits of Jasmine Green Tea and why?
    3) As a consumer, what do we need to know?
    Dive in on this episode to learn about a high level overview of why this tea has become so popular, how it combats cancer, and how you can work with it today!
    Try Fresh Steeps tea products to support your health with the freshest adaptogenic herbs and tea! Click here to try yours today!
    Looking to meet like minded tea lovers? Want to learn from others on how tea is changing & optimizing their games? Join our FREE Facebook group using the link below!
    Optimize Longevity, Recovery, & Performance with Tea
    Want to show your support for the show & give us a 5 star rating?! Do so using the link below or if you are on Apple Podcasts or Spotify you can there too! We appreciate your support!
    Leave A 5 Star Review Here!
    For more tea info follow the other social media accounts of Fresh Steeps!
    Instagram
    TikTok
    Twitter
    Disclaimer* Any health related topics have not been researched, identified, or passed through the Food & Drug Administration (FDA). All statements are for informational use only and any introduction of a new herb or tea should be discussed with your primary physician, doctor, or holistic practitioner first to see if it is right for you.

    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
25 Ratings

25 Ratings

Adioooooo ,

Nice to have a scientific view about tea

I like how the science of tea is explained. It’s not about just tasting good. Tea is so much more and it’s refreshing to hear and learn about all the benefits of it here.

Yeet821 ,

Love this!!!

Love tea, love this podcast!!!

PodcastWizard ,

Extremely Entertaining!

Vince does a great job of positioning his questions to make it seem like an effortless conversation while still learning about the guests. Love it😊

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