STAVE OFF: Stay Healthy& Prevent Injury Using Rehab, Exercise, Nutrition,& Lifestyle

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The STAVE OFF podcast is all about health! Giving you the latest news about health, rehab, exercise and nutrition to make sure you stay healthy and prevent chronic illnesses. As a physiotherapist and PhD student in exercise, Christina shares her stories and knowledge on preventing health issues. This podcast is co-hosted by her business partner and fiance Nick!

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Website
http://www.staveoff.ca/podcast
Description
The STAVE OFF podcast is all about health! Giving you the latest news about health, rehab, exercise and nutrition to make sure you stay healthy and prevent chronic illnesses. As a physiotherapist and PhD student in exercise, Christina shares her stories and knowledge on preventing health issues. This podcast is co-hosted by her business partner and fiance Nick! *Part of the SeniorRehabProject.com family.
Language
🇬🇧 English
last modified
2018-02-06 07:37
last episode published
2017-03-23 11:40
publication frequency
6.77 days
Contributors
Christina Nowak& Nick Prevett author  
Christina Nowak owner  
Explicit
false
Number of Episodes
17
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Categories
Science & Medicine Sports & Recreation Health Medicine Fitness & Nutrition

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Episodes

Date Thumb Title & Description Contributors
23.03.2017

Episode017. The Sandwich Generations: Obligations, Burnout and Self-care

  Our Sandwich Generation is turning into a multiple layer sandwich!  The Sandwich Generation refers to a group of individuals who are responsible for taking care of the generation or generations below them, as well as the generations above them. With ...
16.03.2017

Episode016. Diabetes 101

Diabetes is a BIG Deal!  As  I was getting ready to record this podcast, I looked at the updated statistics for diabetes in Canada and in the US.  In Canada, 11 million individuals, or 29% of the population has some type of diabetes! In the US, 29.1 m...
9.03.2017

Episode015. Frailty... what does it mean ?

Frailty is a hot topic with aging Canadians Our doctors discuss frailty amongst each other but we rarely provide insights to our clients about what we mean when we say that a person is frail. Frailty can be a big concern. Persons who are considered fra...
27.02.2017

Episode014. Why we Love Working With Baby Boomers: Ageism and the Aging Adult

With our aging Canadian population, we are really starting to realize how important staying active, eating well, and managing our health overall can be for us. More and more research has been coming out talking about the importance of healthy habits to...
20.02.2017

Episode013. We Doth Sit Too Much!

We know that sitting has been dubbed as the new smoking but is it true?  If you are like a lot of us, sitting is a BIG part of your day. Between desk jobs, Netflix and other sources of entertainment, we have plenty of chances in our days to spend time ...
13.02.2017

Episode012. I'm Stressing Out!

Being constantly connected via telephones and social media, we never step away. We are always checking in to other peoples lives and comparing them to our own, checking email and worrying. I truly believe we spend a good portion of our day ... WORRYING...
6.02.2017

Episode 011. Heart Disease... the Silent Killer?

Heart Disease is one of the leading causes of death and disability in North America  Heart disease is a narrowing of some of the arteries that come into and out of the heart. It can be caused by many things including lifestyle and genetic factors.  The...
30.01.2017

Episode010. The Building Blocks of Healthy Nutrition: Carbohydrates, Proteins and Fats

Welcome back!  I have roped Nick back into the podcast and in this episode, we break down the building blocks of healthy nutrition.  A balanced diet contains all three of the big macronutrients: carbohydrates, proteins and fats. Over the last couple of...
23.01.2017

Episode009: Don't let that arthritis pain "wear" you Down

Hi everyone!  Welcome back to the STAVE OFF Podcast. In this podcast, Christina couldn't resist the pun spoke about how we manage the pain of arthritis medically.  In this episode we touch on,  Common medications used for arthritis pain  Physiotherapy...
9.01.2017

Episode 008: What does "healthy" even mean?!

Hey everyone!  Christina is back with another solo episode.  In this episode, we break down what HEALTHY means. It is easy to focus on exercise and a healthy diet when it comes to health but really, health is SO MUCH more than that.  We break down the ...
2.01.2017

Episode 007. New Years Resolutions: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

Happy New Year Everyone! Happy 2017! As the New Year is upon us, many people begin to reflect on goals and expectations for the upcoming year. Some in the fitness industry wish we would make goals year round, but we can't deny that there seems to be th...
26.12.2016

Episode 006: Fighting back Against our Anti-Aging Society

I must be honest, I hate the word "anti-aging". It insinuates that growing older is a BAD thing. Something that should be avoided. I believe in whole heartedly is healthy living at every age because if we eat well and exercise, we can do SO much at the...
19.12.2016

Episode005: The Thyroid Gland - The little gland with a lot of punch!

The thyroid gland is a little gland inside your neck that has big implications for your metabolism and some of the functions of your heart. The link between low thyroid hormones and weight gain is pretty well established but sometimes the direction of ...
12.12.2016

Episode 004: You are not alone when it comes to your ARTHRITIS

Arthritis often refers to the wear and tear that happens in our joints. It leads to pain, stiffness and swelling. It is affect more and more of us especially as we get a little bit older. Our years of gallivanting and sports injuries have come back to ...
9.12.2016

Episode003: Metabolism and How it changes as we get older

Our metabolism can be a really complicated topic. We talk about it a lot whenever diets, nutrition or healthy habits come up in conversation. It often is what dictates the amount of calories we eat each day. But what does metabolism mean? How does age ...
7.12.2016

Episode 002: Why we ALL need to lift weights!

Exercise can come in many forms. Often we imagine the dreaded treadmill where we spend hours trying to burn off those extra calories. Over the last couple of years however, we are starting to learn more and more about the importance of lifting weights ...
5.12.2016

001: Welcome to the STAVE OFF Podcast

Welcome to the STAVE OFF Podcast episode number one! In this episode, we really just wanted to introduce ourselves.  Hosts Christina and Nick talk about their backgrounds, why the podcast was started in the first place, and what to expect from the STAV...