May 27, 2021

018 | What Is Now | Noisy Joints, Pandemic Exercise Paradox, & Building Our Microbiome

Show Summary:

In this week’s What Is Now (W.I.N.) episode, we discuss:  

  • Noisy Joints
  • Pandemic Exercise Paradox
  • Building Our Microbiome

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It is extra early as we record this podcast as our family lives are getting busier post-Covid.  We discuss Sarah’s recent vacation to Nashville.  Also, if you get vaccinated in Ohio you can win 1 million dollars!

W.I.N. #1:

Sarah talks about whether or not cracking your joints is bad for you.  The research says...NO, it is not.  The noise joints make is gas bubbles and does not result in more arthritis.

W.I.N. #2:

Peter discusses an exercise paradox where mental health has become a motivator and a barrier.  We discuss how and where to start and that perfect can be the enemy of the good.  Action items:

  • Adopt a mindset: just start
  • Move a little every day
  • Block time in your calendar to exercise

W.I.N. #3:

Gary talks about how to build a healthy microbiome (gut) by eating the right foods.  The team discusses 10 foods that improve your microbiome.  

Microbiome Challenge:

The team agrees to submit a sample to the American Gut Project to assess their current microbiome and see how they can improve it.

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011 | It's My Life | Designing Your Current & Future Life

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