8 episodes

Let's talk about sports! If you're a woman and want to know about sports, training and health for the mature athlete/enthusiast, listen to my show! Other listeners are welcome, too, of course!

Silver is the New Gol‪d‬ Karen Laansoo

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Let's talk about sports! If you're a woman and want to know about sports, training and health for the mature athlete/enthusiast, listen to my show! Other listeners are welcome, too, of course!

    Episode 8: Patti Howes

    Episode 8: Patti Howes

    Patti Howes is the head coach for the women's and men's fencing teams at Canada's Royal Military College (RMC) in Kingston, Ontario, Canada. In this episode, Patti shares her journey through three decades of fencing from athlete, to club owner, to head coach.

    • 51 min
    Episode 7: Nav Sharma

    Episode 7: Nav Sharma

    Nav Sharma is a Registered Dietician and on this episode, she shares her knowledge about sports nutrition, the different nutrition lifestyles, how our body types and genetics play a role in how we metabolize food, and the challenges women face to stay fit and maintain weight as they age.

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Episode 6: Lisa Huzel

    Episode 6: Lisa Huzel

    In this episode of Silver is the New Gold, Dr Lisa Huzel (MD) provides perspective on imposter syndrome (aka, imposter phenomenon) from the points of view of both a fencing athlete and medical professional.

    • 1 hr 12 min
    Episode 5: Natascha Wesch

    Episode 5: Natascha Wesch

    In this episode, of "Silver is the New Gold", Dr. Natascha Wesch (PhD Sport Psychology), talks about her journey as an elite athlete and coach in the both the Canadian and University women's rugby programs, her transition into endurance sports as a mature athlete, and sports as a lifestyle.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode 4: The Cycle Diet

    Episode 4: The Cycle Diet

    In this episode, Karen talks with Debra Riedesel, Registered Dietician and founder of the Cycle Diet, about nutrition therapy for women. Topics include: PMS, PMDD, Menopause, HRT and what's in that darn dairy.

    • 1 hr 2 min
    Episode 3: Zone II Training

    Episode 3: Zone II Training

    In this episode, Karen talks about training zones, and maximum aerobic function  (MAF) as a way to build cardiovascular endurance for a safe and healthy return to sport.

    • 19 min

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