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Ep110 – Yoga Versus CrossFit!

Ep110 – Yoga Versus CrossFit!

 
 
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Many clients will often ask me questions regarding their exercise and training choices. One of the commonly occurring comparisons is between yoga and CrossFit. It’s my position that every style of movement has it merits and no one way is necessarily good/bad or right/wrong. PK joins me today as we discuss some of the pros and cons of each methodology.…

Fueling for Athletes and Fighting Back Against The Reaper!

Fueling for Athletes and Fighting Back Against The Reaper!

 
 
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The subject of athletic fueling has many nuances. In today’s show, I provide some insights regarding strategic eating around training sessions or competitions. Training in fasted versus fed states, and post-workout fueling versus fasting…are discussed in an open-minded fashion. Some basic considerations can be taken into account, but ultimately you should experiment to see what makes you feel and perform…

Ep108 – Lift, Sprint, Eat and Sleep!

Ep108 – Lift, Sprint, Eat and Sleep!

 
 
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At the Lifetime Athlete, I’m a believer and a proponent of a comprehensive wellness and peak performance lifestyle. That stated…more clients than not ask me for the Big Rocks. In so many words, they’ll say “Give me the five plus or minus two items that research proves will help me to crush my goals!” OK…Lift, Sprint, Eat, and Sleep!

Ep107 – Ruth Kack…Perspectives on Health, Fitness, and LIFE!

Ep107 – Ruth Kack…Perspectives on Health, Fitness, and LIFE!

 
 
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I recently had the extreme pleasure of visiting with my friend and colleague Ruth Kack. A Lifetime Athlete and group fitness instructor — and an amazingly positive and energetic person — Ruth shared many of her perspectives on wellness, exercise, women’s health, and more. Ruth offered up many pearls of peak performance wisdom, mixed in with her witty sense of…

Ep106 – Training for Hunting

Ep106 – Training for Hunting

 
 
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Hunting is a sport which requires specific conditioning. Backcountry hunters and mountain athletes benefit immensely by training purposely for their sport. In this episode, I discuss the athletic nature of hunting, and tell the story of a recent elk adventure of my own. The show concludes with information about my Fit for the Field program.

Ep105 – Remembering Kobe

Ep105 – Remembering Kobe

 
 
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On January 26th, 2020, the world lost a great Lifetime Athlete in Kobe Bryant. Kobe was one of 9 victims in a tragic helicopter crash. PK and I extend our heartfelt condolences to the family and friends of all those involved in this accident. We pay tribute to Kobe and thank him for the many inspirations, athletic and otherwise, that…

Ep104 – PT Basics…Healing

Ep104 – PT Basics…Healing

 
 
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Injuries are part of the human experience…and so is healing. In this PT Basics episode, I offer up some useful information about the mechanisms of healing. Some tissues like bone and skin are capable of regeneration. Others, like muscle and tendon, primarily utilize the repair process. The ultimate outcome of injury recovery is high-level, pain-free function. This usually depends upon…

Ep103 – PT Basics…Structure and Function

Ep103 – PT Basics…Structure and Function

 
 
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Structure and Function are critical aspects of human performance. They are both interdependent and interrelated. In this PT Basics episode, PK & I discuss what structure is, how it is defined, and what it means when training the human beast. Then we appreciate function, how it is usually driven by structure, but how it also can enhance tissue properties. This…

Ep102 – Coaching Tips for 2020 and Beyond!

Ep102 – Coaching Tips for 2020 and Beyond!

 
 
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In this absolutely scintillating episode of the pod, PK & I discuss coaching tips that you can use in the year 2020, and beyond. We go over a number of topics that can help you to make your training more successful and enjoyable. The basic tenets of a productive coaching relationship. A good coach is a mentor and an advisor…not…

Ep101 – How to Simultaneously Achieve Peak Performance and Maximum Health!

Ep101 – How to Simultaneously Achieve Peak Performance and Maximum Health!

 
 
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It is possible to simultaneously achieve peak performance and maximum health…if we do a few things correctly. Understanding that health and performance are related but different aspects of the human condition is important. The beast becomes ultimate when recovery is emphasized with training, and when frequency is respected with competition. These and more secrets to success are featured in this…