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Fasting | Solcanacast: Episode 48

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This week we’re diving deep into the subject of fasting, answering YOUR questions on the subject. Learn what different types of fasting are, who can add it in, and what some considerations are for deciding to integrate this useful tool into your dietary strategies.   The post Fasting | Solcanacast: Episode 48 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network....


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Amy Kuretsky, Health Coach, L.Ac.: Tarot for Yourself | Solcanacast: Episode 47

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Amy Kuretsky is BACK on the show to show us how to pull tarot cards for yourself! Get into this intuitive practice and you may never go back. How? Why? Better listen to find out!   www.amykuretsky.com www.hollysimplestudio.com Minneapolis event: Tarot Under the Moon: Facebook Event The post Amy Kuretsky, Health Coach, L.Ac.: Tarot for Yourself | Solcanacast: Episode 47 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network....


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Cassandra Snow: Live Tarot Reading | Solcanacast: Episode 46

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The podcast gets a LIVE tarot reading this week from Cassandra Snow, local tarot reader extraordinaire. Join us as we get guided through our reading and learn how to understand the deeper meanings and ways to navigate tarot readings from a professional. Links: www.cassandra-snow.com The post Cassandra Snow: Live Tarot Reading | Solcanacast: Episode 46 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network....


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Josh Kaplan's Journey in the Essential You 201

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Well, friends, I’m proudly wrapping up Essential You 201--just in time to enjoy all of the excellent Memorial Day weekend food! For those of you who didn’t read my last blog post, you can find it here. If you are feeling too lazy to click the link, here’s a quick background: Essential You 201 is a six week class with a four week dietary challenge....


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Adrenals & Adrenals | Solcanacast: Episode 45

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Lucia thinks that most of us are in adrenal hyperdrive–most of the time, thanks to American culture and our go, go, go attitudes and “do more, faster” energy. Hannah thinks that the adrenals are a BIG part of athletic performance. What are ways to help manage this? Better listen in! The post Adrenals & Adrenals | Solcanacast: Episode 45 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast Network....


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Josh Kaplan's Journey in the Essential You 201

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Hello. My name is Josh. I’m an improv theatre artist, drummer, and proud Solcanaut. For those of you that don’t know me, I’m otherwise known as Hannah Wydeven’s husband and Petey’s dad. I’m also currently enrolled in the Essential You 201 with Lucia Hawley, NTP over in our Solcana Wellness Center. It’s been a roller coaster so far, and I’d love to share some of...


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Metabolism & Metabolism | Solcanacast: Episode 44

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Metabolisms–we’ve all got them, we all seem to want faster ones, we all want to WIN the metabolism game! Well, what if we told you you’re already winning? And that your metabolism loves you, no matter what? And that if you’ve been chronically dieting (AKA undereating), boy, do we have news for you… like what you’re hearing? Great! Leave us a review iTunes and we’ll send...


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AGEs & Aging Athletes | Solcanacast: Episode 43

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Back again! The sun is shining, it’s almost Lucia’s birthday, and we all feel like we can breathe again–well, aside from those pesky seasonal allergies. We’ll get to those later. Today however, we’re here to chat about factors related to the aging process, including some pesky little things called AGEs, and how aging interacts with us in the gym. Learn about what tools and tricks...


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Bones & Bones | Solcanacast: Episode 42

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We’ve got a bone to pick with you! Or, rather, a bunch of bones. Like, YOUR bones. Ok, and our bones. Ok, and maybe like some chicken bones, too. We’ve got a lot to say about our human bone health and also why bone broth is so danged popular these days, too. Tune in now! Save Save Save The post Bones & Bones | Solcanacast: Episode 42 appeared first...


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Liz Winters, NTP of Sprout Wellness | Solcanacast: Episode 41

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Lucia’s friend and fellow badass Liz Winters is on the show today! Liz is the owner of Sprout Wellness, a nutritional therapy practice specializing in supporting the health and wellness of anyone navigating the prenatal or postpartum world. Listen in as Liz talks baby food, total body empowerment, and her thoughts on drinking coffee while you’re pregnant. Like what you’re hearing? Great! Leave us a...


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Rice & R.I.C.E | Solcanacast: Episode 40

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Aaaand, we’re back! Oh friends, it’s been too long! Join us as we talk all things rice (the food) and R.I.C.E (the technique). Neither are for everyone, and both can be used as individuals see fit. Catch new episodes of Solcanacast Mondays via noisepicnic.com, iTunes or Stitcher! And don’t forget to holler at us over on facebook with your questions, suggestions and ideas for where...


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The Future MPLS | Solcanacast: Episode 39

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Continuing the witchy goodness from last week, Lucia and Hannah interview shop owner Lacey at The Future MPLS, a new and very good energy shop, studio and residency space all rolled into one in the witch district of Minneapolis, specializing in offering goods from crystals, hand printed cards, tarot decks to hand-crafted smudge sprays. Listen now to get the details on how this space for...


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Rachael Adams: The Freckled Foodie | Solcanacast: Episode 38

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Our woo-woo and witchy friend Rachael Adams (AKA the Freckled Foodie) is on the show with us this week and we chat all things relating to Instant Pots, how the Whole30 changed her life, and why her job makes Lucia misty-eyed. Tune in and listen up to this powerful person! Find Rachael at: www.thefreckledfoodie.com www.instagram.com/thefreckledfoodie Other links: www.eksobionics.com www.instantpot.com www.nomnompaleo.com www.instagram.com/alli.shelly   The post Rachael Adams: The Freckled Foodie | Solcanacast: Episode 38 appeared first...


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The Crossfit Open | Solcanacast: Episode 37

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When did the Crossfit Open start? What IS it? Who DOES it? Why does it matter? And how the heck did people do snatch ladders back in 2009? Tune in and let Hannah spin you a tale, and let Lucia give you the downlow on how using macronutrient timing can help you feel powered and ready to go for each of the five Open workouts!   Our...


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Kate O’Reilly | Solcanacast: Episode 36

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Kate O’Reilly, business owner, consultant and mom of two awesome humans, has been through a remarkable journey towards reclaiming her her own, authentic health, her way. Kate is our newest mobility instructor at Solcana Fitness, and we couldn’t be happier for the energy and wellness she brings to the space, to us, and to the world. Grab a cup of tea and settle in to...


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Joints & Joints | Solcanacast: Episode 35

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“Ow, my joints hurt!” “I’ve got a bad knee!” “I pulled my elbow!” Have you said any of those? Maybe? Come take a ride on the joint express (not Pineapple Express but hashtag shrug) to understand the mechanics of our joints, and what to do if yours hurt, from the inside out. We’ve got a call-in listener today ask HIS joint question, and you can...


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Jenn Hsia: Olympic Weightlifting Coach | Solcanacast: Episode 34

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Join us this week as we interview Solcana’s Olympic weightlifting coach, ENT surgeon Jenn Hsia. Learn her story, how she got into crossfit, lifting, and why she carries a scale with her everywhere she goes. If you go to crossfit and have ever snatched or clean and jerked a barbell before, these are the olympic lifting moves and this is the episode for you! Tune...


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Periods & Periods | Solcanacast: Episode 33

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A delightful and information-packed episode from Hannah and Lucia this week! Learn what the correlation between athletic ability and our monthly menstrual cycles means, how it influences a person’s body and what some primary nutrition steps are to begin to regulate the system if PMS is affecting you. Have ou tweeted us yet… @solcanapodcast ?! Why not? The post Periods & Periods | Solcanacast: Episode 33...


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Essential You

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The Essential You Program is a 5 week group nutrition series, with a built-in 3 week dietary challenge. Each week of the program Lucia teaches participants about different foundations of health, such as optimal digestion, how blood sugar regulation works and more! We focus on food and lifestyle choices that are essential to YOU–leaving the extra, stressful stuff behind for a few weeks. If you‘ve...


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Natalie Davis | Solcanacast: Episode 32

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Welcome our guest today Natalie Davis, colonic hydrotherapist and owner of her own badass colonic studio, Move Colonics. Learn why making sure you’re fully pooping is so integral to your health, what the first step before a change in diet REALLY is for happy bowels, and why Natalie is not so woo-woo and way into the science of rehydrating the gut. No challenge this week! Go...


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Muscles & Muscles | Solcancast: Episode 31

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Don’t forget to follow us on facebook and Twitter@ Solcanacast on ye old FB and @solcanapodcast on the twitter. Get at us! This week we talk in microfractural detail about muscles–how to grow ‘em, how to feed ‘em, how to make ‘em big, how to make ‘em strong, and how there’s a difference between all of that. Oh yeahhhhhhhhh! Have YOU completed our challenges? http://noisepicnic.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/31-Muscles-and-Muscles.mp3 The post Muscles...


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Sarah Super | Solcanacast: Episode 30

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Join us for this super special episode with Sarah Super, the creator of Break The Silence, one of 30 trauma-sensitive yoga instructors and so, so, so much more. Come learn her story, how it informs her work and how we can all learn from supporting trauma-sensitive environments–and what this means. #breakthesilence breakthesilence.org No challenge this week! The post Sarah Super | Solcanacast: Episode 30 appeared first on NoisePicnic Podcast...


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Pee & Pee | Solcanacast: Episode 29

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Mmmhmm–pee pee! This week Hannah and Lucia dive into the wonderful world of pee–what is it? Where is it? What do we do with it (hint: some people drink it. We do not advise this!), and what does it mean if we pee during times when we don’t intend it, like during workouts or when we sneeze? Tune in to listen. And don’t forget to...


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InBody Testing at Solcana Fitness January 30th

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Hey folks, Lucia here! Monday, January 30th from 4:30 to 6:30 PM Body Knowledge will be here at Solcana Fitness with InBody body composition testing. We'll be hosting InBody every 6 months to provide this service in the hopes that those who enjoy seeking out body composition testing will be able to obtain: Consistent testing methods Enough time between sessions to track changes In my opinion, there are...


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Ketosis & Kyphosis | Solcanacast: Episode 28

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Welcome welcome, 2017! We’re checking out our K words this week and learning about these special, special… states! If you’ve been curious about these “oses”, now’s your time to buff up on what exactly ketosis does, who can use it, and how kyphosis affects, well, most everyone! Tweet us @solcanapodcast and let us know what’s up–who do you want us to interview next? What’s a...


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Warding Off the Winter Funk? Here's a Recipe.

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Sometimes I feel like a broken record when it comes to health tips and tricks, but hey, if the tip still helps, then... why not? Incorporating lactofermented vegetables into our diets on the regular is a great way to get in those micronutrients, fiber, and very importantly, probiotics. For general health and wellness, probiotic foods are a heavy hitter. About 70% of our immune system is...


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Grains & Gains | Solcanacast: Episode 27

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Ahhhh, those good old grains. WAIT. ARE THEY GOOD? Should they be BAD? Isn’t Paleo how everyone should eat? Why am I saying should so much?? Well hey. Let Lucia settle your stomach (ew) and give you something to mull on as you’re munching on those grains. Later, Hannah helps us all hop aboard the #gainztrain and take a ride into GainzTown together. Jump on,...


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How To Smash Sugar Cravings

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For those embarking on the Winter Destress Quest, or anyone that's holding off on refined sugars, you may be noticing by now... cravings. Specifically, sugar cravings. If you're in this boat, guess what! You are the captain, and you have the chance to steer this experience in any direction. Aw, yeah! Here are my top tips for leaving sugar cravings in the dust: Keep Blood Sugar...


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Vitamin D-ficiency and Deficiencies | Solcanacast: Episode 26

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A very timely episode of Solcanacast this week, as Lucia intended. Vitamin D in the human body plays a definite role in seasonal affective disorder, something many Minnesotans can experience, either as an official diagnosis or as a general ho hum feeling in the winter time. Listen on to understand how and why vitamin D is so darn important for all humans, and then get...


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Morgen Larsen | Solcanacast: Episode 25

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How did that hour fly by? Because we chatted it up with none other than our buddy, our friend, the strong, smart and witty person Morgen Larsen! Tune in to listen to us chat with Morgen about all things relating to her journey towards finding her strength, coaching kid’s Crossfit classes, deciding to sell the family car and use bicycles as their family’s main mode...


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