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Ep119 – Get By With a Little Help From Your Friends

Ep119 – Get By With a Little Help From Your Friends

 
 
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I hope this episode finds everyone safe and well. In today’s discussion, PK & I examine some eternal components of the human condition. Whether we are in a pandemic or not, it’s important to help your fam and peeps. Not being afraid to ask for help when you need it, giving it freely and without expectation, and receiving it graciously…

Ep118 – Training the Immune System

Ep118 – Training the Immune System

 
 
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Can you actually train your immune system? Well, sort of…and I explain that in this episode. How should we train during this time of coronavirus outbreak? That get’s covered also. What are the diet and lifestyle factors that have been proven to support immune function? These get addressed as well. I hope you find this information helpful in staying safe…

Ep117 – Online Physical Therapy…Now is the Time!

Ep117 – Online Physical Therapy…Now is the Time!

 
 
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There is no better time than RIGHT NOW to get involved with online physical therapy. This is also known as telehealth physical therapy, or telePT, and it may potentially have great value for you. By utilizing live, face-to-face videoconferencing technology, you can work with a professional and solve movement, pain, and injury problems. This is a valuable service anytime when…

Ep116 – Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation

Ep116 – Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation

 
 
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Physical Preparation and Rehabilitation are the main tools in the pursuit of peak athletic performance. Physprep involves training, tapering, peaking, and competition. Rehab is what we do when we need to recover from injury or to correct dysfunctional movement patterns. In this episode, PK & I review some key components of peak performance that include the following: Physical Preparation and…

Ep115 – Training During Social Distancing

Ep115 – Training During Social Distancing

 
 
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During the Coronavirus pandemic, we are faced with the need to minimize potential for disease transmission. This involves social distancing, or decreasing exposure to others. Gyms, group fitness programs, and team practices are in most cases temporarily unavailable, but this doesn’t mean you can’t train. You just have to be a bit creative. This episode offers some useful suggestions. This…

Ep114 – PT Basics…Breathing

Ep114 – PT Basics…Breathing

 
 
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Breathing is reflexive and instinctive. But we can also utilize breathing to enhance our training, performance, and recovery. In this episode, PK & I discuss the finer points of breathing to enhance parasympathetic and sympathetic nervous system states, and to promote stability and mobility. I think you’ll find some valuable resources that you can use to crush your goals. This…

Ep113 – What to do About Chronic Stiffness and Soreness!

Ep113 – What to do About Chronic Stiffness and Soreness!

 
 
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Chronic stiffness and soreness is not fun, and it doesn’t have to be a part of your existence as a Lifetime Athlete. Actually these factors mainly represent a mismanagement of inflammation, and while the symptoms are treatable, the actual causes are totally preventable. Training needs to be appropriately designed for your unique body and goals, as well as your current…

Ep112 – Let's Talk About Surgery!

Ep112 – Let's Talk About Surgery!

 
 
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Let’s face it…life happens. And sometimes that means injuries happen. And some of those injuries or other conditions may require an orthopedic surgery. In this eipsode, PK & I share some stories about personal surgical experiences, and I offer some PT wisdom regarding the healing and rehabilitation process. I think this show is rich with “knowledge nugs” as PK would…

Ep111 – Metabolic Flexibility for Athletes

Ep111 – Metabolic Flexibility for Athletes

 
 
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Metabolic flexibility is critical for athletes. Maintaining the highest efficiency of fuel utilization, and the ability to produce maximal energy from both fats and carbohydrates, is essential for peak performance. In this episode, we define and discuss metabolic flexibility and its applications for Lifetime Athletes. We review the value of protein, the importance of food quality, and the crucial need…

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.…