Football Season Fitness!

It’s Football Season! I recently had a great discussion with one of my peeps (Thanks Tracey!) and we came up with a cool fitness program for football fans. You may have thought from the title that this was a conditioning or training program for football players, but this one is for the fans. Tracey is an avid (perhaps rabid) football…

My Shoulder Surgery Experience

Here are some highlights from Episode 201 of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast. I recently returned from my “surgical road trip.” It was an amazing adventure to say the least. In this discussion, I share some of my story as well as offer a number of tips for anyone who is preparing for an upcoming orthopedic surgery.  A quick review of…

My Shoulder Injury – Initial Information

Howdy! Here’s a quick highlight about a topic I’m covering in some upcoming episodes of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast. It’s the story of my 2021 shoulder injury, and eventually the surgery and rehab experience that went along with it.  As Lifetime Athletes, and heck for that matter most humans, almost none of us gets through this journey without a couple…

Why You Need a Training Plan

Let’s say you have a goal…whatever is important to you. It could be losing 10 pounds, riding a 40k time trial under an hour, or squatting twice your bodyweight. Or it could be going on a backpacking trip with your family, building a shed, or getting your blood pressure under 120/80.  Let’s also say you are fairly serious about your…

Running Performance…Designing an Effective Training Program

Fall is either here or on the way, depending on where you live. It’s my favorite time of the year. The weather is often pleasant, the light takes on a golden hue, and it’s just a great time to be outside doing things you enjoy. Since this is the Running Performance Series, let’s recognize that fall is a great time,…

Running Performance…Running Workouts Simplified

As a runner, sometimes — or even most of the time — you just head out the door and start running. Simplicity is indeed beautiful. But when you are interested in improving your running performance, you generally think of workouts as being purpose-specific. There are many ways to look at running workouts, and many of those can be quite scientific.…