Category: Training and Rehabilitation

Load Management for Lifetime Athletes

Hi there, friend! Have you ever heard the term “load management” and wondered exactly what that meant? Have you pondered how you can manage loads in both training and life to be more successful in performance and health? That’s what this relatively brief read will explain. Let’s dive in! Before we can get to managing load, we have to understand…

Running Performance: Identifying Your Runner Type

Hi Folks! As we launch into the Running Performance Series, I thought I’d start with helping you gain a perspective on just what type of runner you are. There are many ways to interpret that concept, and I’d like to start by assisting you in identifying the athletic mechanotype which characterizes your running style. This is a principle which I…

Introduction to Running Performance

This is a quick post to let you know about a series I’ll be working on this summer. It’s all about Running Performance. Are you an avid runner who wants to dive into the nitty gritty science that can help you get faster, stay injury-free, and just get more enjoyment out of your running? Are you a team sport athlete…

Summer Solstice Training Suggestions

The glory of summer is upon us as we greet the solstice and enjoy the warm, sun-filled days. I’m sure you are psyched to get the most out of your favorite activities and sports. Doing so can be made even more effective and enjoyable when you know your inner beast and how to best train it. Whether you run, play…

Muscles, Metabolics, and More!

Here’s a quick update of some of the things that have been going on at TLA. I could even call this the M3 post. M-cubed items are as follows: Muscles In Episode 183 of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast, PK & I took a deep dive into Understanding Your Muscle Physiology. We explored the science of muscle fiber types, the athletic…

The AnimalFIT Jump Test

How you jump can provide a solid indication of the type of athlete you are. When you view a movement task as a problem-solving exercise, your body will automatically self-select the jumping pattern that best fits your body type. It’s all in my new book, AnimalFIT!

AnimalFIT…Released Into The Wild!

Do you know your body type and how to train it? Become AnimalFIT…use my new book to Unleash Your Inner Beast and Unlock Your Athletic Potential! Wanna get started learning about Somatotypes and Anthropometrics? Enjoy some podcasts and stay tuned for more to come!

Athletic Stiffness

Stiffness is often viewed as limited or decreased flexibility, particularly in the joints and muscles. While this type of stiffness is a reality, if we think of stiffness in simple physics terms, it is the extent to which a structure resists deformation in response to an applied force. That second definition is the one we are most concerned with when…

Training Tribe Begins the Outdoor Season!

The 2021 summer training program for The Lifetime Athlete Training Tribe starts May 1st! This is exciting stuff and frankly it’s my favorite part of the year. Even though the Tribe is online year-round and nationwide, our programming utilizes dedicated outdoor workouts several times per week from May through August. Local tribe members in the Gallatin Valley of Montana will…

Appreciating Your Body Type

Do you have your training totally dialed in for your unique body and your specific goals? Are you feeling, looking, and performing at your absolute best? If so, please don’t read any further. In fact, if you answered yes to the last two questions, reach out to me so that I can learn from you. But if you are like…