#21 - Meditation with Aki Ranin (Part 1)
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by Aki Ranin, Niko Ratala
2y ago
Meditation is a powerful and somewhat misunderstood tool in improving our health and wellbeing. Perhaps the challenge with meditation is that the effect can only be felt after a longer practice period which can be months or years. The scientific evidence is however there. Meditation simply is a must tool for everyone interested in their health and wellbeing. Join Aki Ranin and me in this very deep discussion. Part 1 of 2. Getting started with breathing and meditation (05:00 to 16:00) The differences between breathing and meditation The role of thought leaders in meditation incl. Sam Harris Di ..read more
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#18 - Optimising your health, performance and recovery with physiotherapy and osteopathy with Ryan Unsworth and John Caro
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by Ryan Unsworth, John Caro, Niko Ratala
2y ago
Health, performance and recovery optimisation is a multi-stringed puzzle where we tend to focus a lot on the single pieces of that puzzle alone but often miss the big picture. In this episode Niko & John discusses the topic with the man himself - Ryan Unsworth - who is the clinical director at Calibrate Health in Singapore, an experienced osteopath with tons of experience from around the world. Ryan's approach to health and wellness management is very holistic and hence the discussion was extremely valuable.  Topics discussed include: How to utilise physiotherapy and osteopathy effi ..read more
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#30 - Making better food choices for your health and wellbeing with Olli Posti
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by Olli Posti, Laura Ranin, Niko Ratala
2y ago
Making small adjustments in you daily habits continuously makes all the difference for your healthy lifestyle in the long run. The same applies very well for your food choices you make on a daily basis - both in the supermarket and in restaurants. How can we make better choices in terms of our food? It all follows nice simplicity and logic and does not necessarily need to change your world upside down. Olli Posti is a popular Finnish health influencer, author, superfood blogger and speaker. He shares valuable tips and information about food quality and how to make better food choices. This dis ..read more
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#27 - From reactive to preventative healthcare with Kimmo Kääriä
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by Kimmo Kääriä, Niko Ratala
2y ago
Modern healthcare systems across the world are very much skewed to reactive healthcare or sick-care where the system focuses heavily on curing illnesses. The cost of ill health in the world is growing rapidly and was $12 trillion in 2017 - which makes the model very much unsustainable. In this episode of Healthzilla Weekly - we dive deep into the challenges faced by the healthcare systems across the world and discuss what are the alternatives and the future development. Our special guest Kimmo Kääriä has worked in the healthcare industry as a leader, consultant and entrepreneur for over 15 yea ..read more
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#26 - Resiliency and happiness through Kundalini Yoga with Noora Lintukangas and Aki Ranin
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by Noora Lintukangas, Aki Ranin, Niko Ratala
2y ago
Health and wellbeing is not all about exercise and nutrition. Often the softer side of human wellbeing and happiness gets dismissed in modern day health-talk. In this in-depth episode Niko and Aki are joined by Noora Lintukangas who is a Kundalini Yoga teacher, author, entrepreneur and a mother of three. Her wisdom and advice on building resiliency and happiness in life through yoga and meditation is right on the point and very valuable.  Topics discussed include: Noora’s own introduction  Noora’s journey to Kundalini yoga  How does Kundalini yoga differ from other forms of yog ..read more
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#14 - How to workout during quarantine with Riku Vassinen
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by Riku Vassinen, Niko Ratala
2y ago
One key healthy habit to hold on to during this extraordinary time is to keep working out regardless of gyms, sports venues and parks now being closed in many parts of the world. Designing and executing a healthy and simple home workout routine does not have to be rocketscience. Keep it simple, use your wearable devices such as Fitbit, Oura ring or Apple Watch to track the workout effectiveness and keep grinding! In this episode we are joined by our resident workout man Riku Vassinen who appears on the podcast now for second time - the first being in episode 2 from Nairobi, Kenya.  The d ..read more
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#29 - Sleeping for health and happiness with Dr Miina Öhman
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by Miina Öhman, Niko Ratala
3y ago
Sleep - what a wonderful thing to do. In the modern world, however, the role of sleep seems to be ever decreasing as we have more and more stimulation coming from the usual culprits of social media, entertainment and work. Often times it is cool to say “I don’t have time to sleep - got to work for those dreams”. Or to drink a bottle of wine while binging on Netflix thinking you are “relaxing” and could get a good night’s sleep afterwards. Sleep is simply one of the most important aspect of your overall health and wellbeing. In this special episode we dive deep into the effects of sleep to our ..read more
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#23 - Chiropractic and Crossfit for health with Dr Jeff Lin
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by Jeff Lin, Niko Ratala
3y ago
We're back! Healthzilla weekly season 2 kicks off with a bang as Dr Jeff Lin joins us for an in-depth discussion about health and wellness through chiropractic and crossfit. Jeff's professional and practical approach to health is very intriguing and his balanced view on health will give you loads of great tips to make adjustments in your daily life.  Topics discussed include: Dr Jeff Lin introduction and background  How Jeff got into chiropractic and crossfit  How has the lockdowns impacted people’s health overall?   Bad lifestyle habits  Ergonomy -related issues&nb ..read more
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#28 - Peak performance optimisation with Petteri Kilpinen & Tommi Ryyppo
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by Petteri Kilpinen, Tommi Ryyppo, Niko Ratala
3y ago
Peak performance optimisation also means optimising your healthy habits. In order for us to be able to function at our peak levels both in work and family life we must ensure all aspects of our mind and body are running optimally. In this episode Niko & Tommi are joined by director, speaker, coach and board professional Petteri Kilpinen whose expertise is Peak Performance optimisation for organisations and C-level executives. This episode is full of invaluable information on how we can tweak our habits for a happier, more fulfilling and more productive life!  Topics discussed include ..read more
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#25 - Personal development, health and fulfilling life with Jesse Kinnunen
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by Jesse Kinnunen, Laura Ranin, Niko Ratala
3y ago
Motivation to drive you forwards in life Taking care of your health and wellbeing is often linked to a wider concept of continuous self development. It is easy to compartmentalise life into different sections but essentially wellbeing is a combination of personal development in all areas in your life. In this special episode Niko & Laura are joined by the @motivaatiomies Jesse Kinnunen who has studied personal development and healthy life for years and hosts the popular Motivaatiomies -podcast in Finland. Join us is in this extra-long and in-depth discussion about personal development, hea ..read more
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