Healthy Green Athlete
By Karen Simpson
Key words: athlete, holistic health, integrative health, aging, anti-aging, healthy living, fitness, performance, athletic, natural living, ecofriendly, nutrition, nature lover, sport performance, strength and conditioning, feel younger, self-love, mindset
Healthy Green AthleteFeb 23, 2023
How to delay impacts of aging on performance
In this episode I'll share with you what happens to the body as we age and the implications that those physical changes have on athletic performance, and will provide the top 3 most effective lifestyle interventions that science says will delay aging at the cellular level.
Keywords: adult athlete, aging, anti-aging, antiaging, delay aging, longevity, athletic performance, aging athlete
Improve mobility at any age (Interview with Nicole Paine, Part 2)
We chat with Dr. Nicole Paine who is a Chiropractor, Functional Medicine Practitioner, Acupuncturist, Human Nutrition Practitioner, Mobility Specialist and Kinstretch Instructor. She's the owner and founder of Reclaim Restore Health, an integrative healthcare practice and is also the creator and author of The Eat Move Thrive 30 which is a plan to evaluate your personal health and reveal your opportunities for growth by teaching how you eat, move, and recharge your life. In part 1 of this interview, Dr. Paine talked to us about the importance of mobility and dove into several concepts that she discusses in her book. In this episode, Nicole talks to us about some fascinating concepts such as evolutionary mismatch, controlled articular rotations, and how mobility is not one of those physical changes that occurs due to aging (it's actually from caused by something else).
Buy a signed copy of Nicole Paine's book here.
Check out her extensive YouTube channel with mobility routines featuring very effective Controlled Articular Rotations (CARs).
You can also find her on Instagram and Facebook.
Stay tuned for more episodes geared towards adult athletes who want to delay aging and look, feel and perform their best at any age!
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Key words: holistic health, integrative health, adult athlete, athlete, athletic performance, mobility, movement, injury prevention, healthy living
Athletic Performance with Dr. Nicole Paine (PART 1)
Dr. Nicole Paine is a Chiropractor, Functional Medicine Practitioner and Mobility Specialist that helps athletes prevent injury, return to sport after injury and to look, feel and perform better. In this episode, we talk about why mobility is crucial not just for athletes but for the human species, and the key components of her book, Eat Move Thrive 30. This episode is the first part of our interview.
Here are some helpful links to connect with Dr. Paine and to learn more:Learn more and get a signed copy of her book here: www.eatmovethrive30.com Download her book or purchase a paperback version here Follow her on Instagram: @eatmovethrive30 Follow her YouTube Channel Eat Move Thrive 30 (lots of awesome free content in here!)
Gut health and athletic performance
In this episode, I cover the what gut health depends on and how it influences athletic performance. I also share tips on assessing the condition of your own gut and 4 strategies for improving your gut health.
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Episode links:Viome Gut Intelligence Test (no affiliate) Reclaim Your Gut Health by Dr. Todd Strong (affiliate link) Why and when to take a probiotic (blog post) Beginner's guide to choosing a probiotic (blog post)
Most ecofriendly things you can do to protect our planet
In this episode, I share what I think are the 3 most ecofriendly thing that people can do to contribute to saving the planet. I also share why switching to a plant-based diet isn't on the list. Enjoy!
Getting yourself into flow state
In this episode I share 3 tips on how you can automatically get yourself into flow state and perform at your mental and physical peak in whatever sport or activity you choose to participate in.
Related content that you also may enjoy:[Blog Post] 5 Self Discipline Tips for Adult Athletes [Blog Post] 9 Hacks to Improve your Athletic Performance [Podcast Episode] Stress and Athletic Performance [Podcast Episode] 5 Ways to Cultivate Self Discipline
Medicinal mushrooms for athletic performance
In this episode I share the benefits of medicinal mushrooms for athletic performance, what to look for in a medicinal mushroom supplement, my favorite mushroom companies and why, and my 5 favorite medicinal mushrooms to enhance performance and recovery.
My 2 favorite medicinal mushroom products that aren't a waste of money are:
FreshCap Thrive 6: https://amzn.to/3IF4Zj0
Real Mushrooms Cordyceps-M Peak Performance: https://amzn.to/3uqCCQp
How to optimize recovery after injury
In this episode, I share the 3 stages of injury and tips for navigating each one so that you can get back to playing or participating in your sport as fast as possible. At the end of the episode, I also provide a link to my free e-book: Healing Green Athlete: The adult athlete's guide to returning to sport after injury. This e-book will provide greater detail on some of the things that I share in this episode related to nutrition, mindset, training and enhancing recovery.
How I overcame my unhealthy relationship with food.
In this episode, I get personal and share my journey with disordered eating in my 20s and what it took to transform that into a healthy relationship with food. I provide insight on why I chose holistic nutrition as my side-hustle path and why I am passionate about helping others on their journey to a overcome unhealthy eating habits and adopt a more positive relationship with food.
Stress and athletic performance
Assess Your Stress Exercise: www.healthygreenathlete.com/stress
Sports nutrition for adult athletes
Monthly group coaching program: www.healthygreenathlete.com/athleteforlife
Recommended whole-food based multi-vitamin supplements:
Vitamin Code Women and Vitamin Code Men
Ancestral Nutrition Grass-fed Beef Liver
Legion Triumph Sport Multivitamin for Women
Legion Triumph Sport Multivitamin for Men
5 ways to cultivate self-discipline
Sign up for my group coaching program for adult athletes looking to elevate their game and enhance athletic longevity, Athlete for Life Program and get your first month free!
Athlete for Life Program: www.healthygreenathlete.com/athlete-for-life-program/
Welcome to the Healthy Green Athlete podcast!
Meet your coach, Karen Simpson - competitive athlete, holistic sports nutritionist and environmental scientist. Karen helps adult athletes heal, nourish and fuel themselves so that they can perform at their best for many years to come. In this episode, you'll learn more about Karen's philosophy and proprietary approach that she uses to help clients reach their goals.
Group coaching program: www.healthygreenathlete.com/athleteforlife