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Popular Podcast To Now Focus On Healthy Lifestyles For Performers

The Performers Podcast (https://www.performerspodcast.com) is excited to announce a shift In Focus - to lifestyle and healthy living for performers - as it embarks on its next 100 episodes. The award-winning podcast (formerly the Inadequate Life), which will continue to feature engaging conversations with performers and creators, will now shine a spotlight on the benefits of living a healthy and balanced lifestyle - while producing inspiring artistic work.

Keith Tomasek, host of the Performers Podcast, says he's witnessed over the years a growing need for performers to address health and lifestyle issues to avoid burnout and other negative life events.

"There's a paradox for performers," Tomasek says. "Our minds and bodies are essential to Great Performances, but when something goes wrong ... physically or mentally, for instance ... the demands of performing often force us to avoid dealing with underlying health and lifestyle concerns, because, after all, the show must go on."

Tomasek has witnessed this up close during his lengthy career in the arts, and he's also had personal experience with the paradox. Besides his lifelong battle with Crohn's disease, Tomasek had a recent prostate cancer diagnosis.

"The cancer is under control, thanks to excellent doctors at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre," says Tomasek. "My ongoing process of dealing with cancer, and the healthy lifestyle changes I adopted decades ago to manage my Crohn's disease, have inspired me to empower others to take care of themselves along this journey called life."

Through the Performers Podcast, Tomasek is now excited to inspire other performers to take control of their own lifestyles and enhance the quality of their lives - and, ultimately, their creative work.

What's in store for listeners? The first of the next 100 episodes features a discussion on plant-based nutrition with two leading experts - registered dietician Julieanna Hever, M.Sc. in nutrition (and a BA in theatre, incidentally), who wrote The Complete Idiot's Guide to Plant-Based Nutrition and The Vegiterranean Diet; and Ray Cronise, a former NASA scientist who has helped performers Penn Jillette and Kevin Smith recover from life-threatening health issues.

"Food is way more than just habit, social fun and flavour," Cronise says in the podcast. "It is health. And I would say most of us spend almost no time thinking about food in its only true existence, which is to nourish you and help you live a long, healthy life."

Upcoming episodes will include discussions with performers on maintaining healthy relationships while on tour, provide helpful financial planning advice for performers, and exploring ways to develop a healthy mindset around rejection.

Past guests on the podcast have included Tony Award-winning producer Ken Davenport, actress, singer and songwriter Chilina Kennedy, and 'Come From Away' writers Irene Sankoff and David Hein.

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