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Clinical psychologist and peak performance expert Dr. Leah Lagos believes stress isn’t in your head, it’s in your body. Join us as Dr. Lagos and Jason discuss biofeedback, effective breathing techniques, and the science behind the 10-week program outlined in the Elite HRV app and her new book, HEART BREATH MIND.
HEART BREATH MIND: Train Your Heart to Conquer Stress and Achieve Success (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) is available August 11, 2020 in both hardcover and e-book formats.
With topics from spirituality to physics, Dr. Ted Achacoso joins Elite HRV in discussions on the Ego, Health Optimization Medicine, and “reducing suffering.”
Join us as Dr. Richard Hart discusses his experiences with burnout and stress in the healthcare industry, and shares his insights on developing self-regulation techniques to manage that stress. Dr. Hart has spent a lifetime in performance from national champion in freestyle wrestling and representing Canada internationally to becoming an Oncologic Surgeon. Following General Surgical Residency and fellowship training in Hepatic Transplantation and Hepatobiliary/Pancreatic Surgical Oncology he was recruited to St. Joseph’s Health Centre, Toronto to develop and build this specialized surgical program. Within nine years the service was awarded the HPB “Centre of Excellence” by Cancer Care Ontario (CCO) having become the third busiest program in the province with the lowest Operative Morbidity and Mortality rates, all as a single surgeon.
There is much we have yet to understand about how viral illnesses arise, infect, spread and ultimately recede. But that does not mean we can't take concrete steps to protect ourselves, our loved ones, and our healthcare system at large. Practical Tip #1:...
Dr. Phil Maffetone and Professor Paul Laursen discuss how overfat states can affect our ability to fight viruses and leave us vulnerable to infection.
Dr. Hanaway and Vivek Menon, CCO of Elite HRV, discuss what you can do to stay healthy and boost your viral immunity during the Covid-19 outbreak.
Join Jason and Dr. Diana Driscoll as they discuss invisible illnesses caused by poor vagus nerve function, including the underlying POTS epidemic. Dr. Driscoll’s own underdog story is one of hardship, tenacity and healing in the face of what many doctors considered a dead end.
When is the last time you chose to watch TV sitting on the ground, or crawl around your living room with your pet or child? Did you know that these small movements can help set you up for improved physical performance and health? If those suggestions sound stressful or daunting, listen to what Seth Budai has to say about finding freedom in movement.
Listen to Jason, Elite HRV CEO, and Paul Laursen, co-author of The Science and Application of High Intensity Interval Training, discuss what goes into implementing HIIT whether you’re an elite athlete or general health seeker.
Mollie McGlocklin is the creator of Sleep Is A Skill, a company that optimizes how people sleep through a unique blend of technology, accountability, and behavioral change. Her obsession with sleep came after “scratching her own itch” when her lifelong poor sleep habits progressed to a challenging bout of insomnia.
Learn about why each individual has a unique recipe for optimal health and performance dependent on their genetics and epigenetics.
Listen as Nick Lambe and Jason discuss how sleep affects every aspect of your health, including your heart rate variability. They will also go over the sleep stages and some simple hacks to optimize your nightly rest.