Podcast Episode 024: Debunking Exercise Myths with Colleen Cannon

In this month’s podcast, Dr. John Douillard interviews Colleen Cannon on debunking exercise myths.

April 6, 2015 | 35 minutes, 29 seconds
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Are you frustrated with your workouts? Are you feeling too exhausted to exercise or go to a yoga class? Are you not losing the weight or getting the benefits you hoped for? Perhaps you are pushing too hard! Studies show that the more intense the workout, the less fat you burn – really! While I thought the “no pain, no gain” proverb died 20 years ago when I wrote Body, Mind and Sport, it is back, and folks are exercising in more extreme ways than ever.

Join me in this rare, extremely lively and informative interview with professional triathlete and former World and two-time National Triathlon Champion, Colleen Cannon, where we cover the risks of extreme and excessive exercise, how to perform at a high level with less effort and more joy, and achieve a much happier, healthier and longer life.

Check out Colleen’s site: Women’s Quest: Outdoor Adventure Fitness Vacations and Retreats for Women.

Nose Breathing Exercise: How to Breathe while Running: Exercising without stress isn’t a fantasy, by learning how to nose breathe during exercise it can be a reality. Research shows nose breathing (nasal breathing) may be the key to tapping into the zone, runner’s high or flow.

Body, Mind and Sport: Body, Mind and Sport (paperback, 250 pages) is a best-selling book of health and holistic fitness through Ayurveda: How to reproduce the “zone” without pain and strain. Learn to enjoy  exercise maybe for the first time ever with proper breathing, a proper individualized diet, and a lifestyle in harmony with nature. Body, Mind and Sport covers each of these and more in easy-to-read detail.

Transformational Meditation Technique eCourse: The Transformational Awareness Technique (TAT) is a complete meditation method brought to you by Dr. John Douillard, DC and compiled from over thirty years of meditation experience, both in personal practice and teaching. Over the course of six weeks, learn a powerful series of non-denominational meditations appropriate for beginners and advanced practitioners alike, and designed to go beyond stress relief to creating real transformational change in your life.

Ayurveda Meets Modern Science is hosted by Dr. John Douillard, DC, CAP, founder of LifeSpa and author of seven health books (including bestselling Eat Wheat and The 3-Season Diet), seven online courses (including Yoga Journal courses Ayurveda 101 and 201), and numerous free eBooks.

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