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Dec 26, 2019

Summary: If you’re someone who has always performed at a very high level but suddenly find yourself struggling,  it may be your hormones. I spent a weekend at an endocrinology seminar which really taught me a lot about it. This is something that I always took for granted, but after making a few small changes to my lifestyle have seen amazing results!  In this episode, I’ll share 4 important things I learned that are helping me perform at my peak...and perhaps they’ll help you as well. - Shawna. 


What We Learn: 

00:29 - The Endocrine System, an explanation

02:02 - These 4 things really help people. 

  1. Blood sugar regulation (oxygen in blood) 
  2. Fish oil
  3. Detoxing the liver 
  4. Good gut microbiome

02:38 - Get to the root cause of your hormone issues

03:03 - "Starving yourself and feeding yourself big doses of food..definitely disrupts your sugar pattern. As A-Types we do this all the time, we skip breakfast, we skip lunch, we skip meals and sometimes we're doing that because we're intermittent fasting,  but you have to understand if that actually works for your body or not." 

03:07 - Why You Shouldn't Skip Meals... Why Intermittent Fasting May NOT be good for your 05:46 - 1/3 of the people of have sleep apnea are not big people.

08:50 - Why to avoid alcohol at night 

09:34 - Fish Oils

12:19 - How fish oils can reduce inflammation

13:59 - The importance of an awesome gut microbiome