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Ep165 – CrossFit vs Spartan vs Hyrox

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Ep165 - CrossFit vs Spartan vs Hyrox
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This episode is a companion to the recent blog post at thelifetimeathlete.com entitled CrossFit vs Spartan vs Hyrox…Who is the Fittest? The topic we explored in today’s discussion was centered around the recent championship events in each of the three sports which occurred in late 2020. There some amazing and inspiring examples of athleticism in these events. PK and I…

Ep164 – Metabolic Reset Made Easy

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Ep164 - Metabolic Reset Made Easy
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Hey, welcome to 2021 and I sure hope you have a great one. It’s that time of year when many of us focus in on getting healthier, eating a bit cleaner, and launching into programs and goals. That stated, many folks want or need to reset their metabolism, or restore optimal metabolic function within their organism. Today’s episode is all…

Tips for Better Training in 2021

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Tips for Better Training in 2021
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In this episode I’m joined by my friend and colleague, Ruth Kack. We discuss a number of tips and strategies that can help you to achieve better training in 2021. Applying some of these principles can make your training more effective and enjoyable. Whether your goal is sports performance, weight loss, or health enhancement, there are some great points to…

Ep162 – Seasonality in Training

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Ep162 - Seasonality in Training
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Making our training flow naturally with the seasons can be a powerful consideration. This is different than using the periodization model of program design that emphasizes off/pre/peak/post seasons. Seasonality in Training is the strategic adjustment of sleep, intensity, volume, and nutrition to align with circadian biology. Applying the ancestral lens to athletics and fitness can be an absolute gamechanger. This…

Ep161 – Dr. Amy Pakula…Physical Therapy and More!

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Ep161 - Dr. Amy Pakula...Physical Therapy and More!
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In this episode I had the privilege of visiting with my friend and colleague, Amy Pakula, DPT. Amy is a brilliant practitioner and all-around great person. In our discussion, we touched on: Amy’s area of specialization in headache conditions and spinal pathologies. Approaches and methodologies that Amy utilizes to treat migraines. The role of the physical therapist as a root…

Ep160 – The Force-Velocity Curve

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Ep160 - The Force-Velocity Curve
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The force-velocity curve is a component of physics which is used extensively in peak performance athletic programming. Learn more and get more out of your training today! This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is helping you to achieve peak athletic performance in any sport or fitness pursuit…fine tune your body…

Ep159 – Hunters…the Original Athletes!

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Ep159 - Hunters...the Original Athletes!
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This week I had a great conversation with my friend and fellow hunter/Lifetime Athlete Greg Keller. We discussed the historical origin of hunting as the first sport and hunters as apex athletes. We went on to have a conversation about the unique demands of backcountry hunting, training for that sport, and reverence toward game in the field to freezer to…

Ep158 – Knee Versus Hip Dominance

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Ep158 - Knee Versus Hip Dominance
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The concept of knee versus hip dominance in athletes is an intriguing one. Determining which joint strategy your body prefers to utilize, based on anatomy and training, can provide useful information in both conditioning and performance. In this episode, PK & I discuss what these dominant patterns look like, how you can easily figure out which one you use most,…

Ep157 – Thankful Thoughts!

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Ep157 - Thankful Thoughts!
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It’s Thanksgiving week and I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday. This episode is about expressing gratitude. PK and I share some thankful thoughts about the podcast, our clients, and the field of human performance. Enjoy! This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is helping you to achieve peak athletic…

Ep156 – Periodization of Training

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Ep156 - Periodization of Training
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Periodization of training is one of the secrets of peak performance. Knowing how to break up your training into seasons, cycles, or blocks can get you killer results. Learn more in this great discussion on of the cornerstones of lifetime athleticism. This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is helping you…