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Ep132 – Personalized Training Programs…How to Create a Training Program That Fits YOU!

Ep132 – Personalized Training Programs…How to Create a Training Program That Fits YOU!

 
 
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Creating a personalized training program, that truly fits you…your body, your goals, and your needs — is an art form. There are a number of things to keep in mind. Know your STRENGTHS Recognize your WEAKNESSES Address your MOVEMENT DYSFUNCTIONS Respect your INJURY HISTORY Prioritize your GOAL(s) Leverage your TRAINING This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete…

Ep131 – The Role of the Foot in Athletic Speed Development

Ep131 – The Role of the Foot in Athletic Speed Development

 
 
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The foot is the foundation of not only our bodies, but for all our land-based performance. The role of the foot in athletic speed development is one of both a claw and a paw. We strike the ground with a rigid claw like a hammer. Then the foot undergoes a specific amount of pronation, becoming a paw, to adapt to…

Ep130 – Deep Healing with Dr. Nima

Ep130 – Deep Healing with Dr. Nima

 
 
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I recently had the pleasure of chatting with Dr. Nima Rahmany. Nima is a Vancouver-based chiropractor who has morphed his practice and life mission into helping others to overcome deep-rooted problems and achieve optimal health and happiness. Dr. Nima is the founder of The Overview Method and The Trigger Proof Virtual Workshop. We discussed how emotions can drive the body…

Ep129 – Do Runners Need Orthotics?

Ep129 – Do Runners Need Orthotics?

 
 
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Do runners need orthotics? The answers are no, maybe, and it depends. Learn all about how athletic foot function relates to orthotics in this lively discussion. This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching Services. Helping you to achieve peak athletic performance in any sport or fitness pursuit…fine tune your body composition to get lean, healthy, shredded,…

Ep128 – PT Basics…Plantar Fasciitis

Ep128 – PT Basics…Plantar Fasciitis

 
 
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Plantar fasciitis is a very common problem for lifetime athletes. Usually manifesting as heel pain, and often quite challenging to manage, plantar fasciitis can keep you from being your best version of yourself. In this episode, PK and I discuss the following points: The anatomy of the plantar fascia. The biomechanical function of the tissue. What exactly plantar fasciitis is…

Ep127 – Don’t. Seek. Exhaustion!

Ep127 – Don’t. Seek. Exhaustion!

 
 
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When I say don’t seek exhaustion I’m referring to the addictive habit of chronically chasing a state of absolute fatigue in every workout. It’s fine to feel that way from time to time following a competition, a KPI test, or a fitness maker workout. But craving and pursuing the beatdown every day will, in fact, beat you down. Learn how…

Athletic Foot Function

Ep126 – Pronation and Athletes

Ep126 – Pronation and Athletes

 
 
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Pronation is a natural and necessary component of foot function. It describes the composite triplanar motion of the foot as the calcaneus everts, the talus dorsiflexes, and the forefoot abducts. It is how our foot accommodates and conforms to the ground. The reverse of this motion is known as supination. If all that sounds complicated, you’ll definitely want to listen…

Ep125 – Born to Run (revisited)

Ep125 – Born to Run (revisited)

 
 
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This is an ever-popular topic in fitness, health, and athletic circles. More specifically, humans are born to locomote, or get from Point A to Point B using their legs as upright bipedal ambulators. This includes walking, jogging/running, and sprinting. These abilities are endemic to the human beast, anchored by our evolutionary biology, and necessary for Lifetime Athletes. But how much…

Ep124 – When Gyms Reopen…

Ep124 – When Gyms Reopen…

 
 
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There is great potential that our world may be forever changed by the recent pandemic. However, as we enter Phase 1 of Reopening, some gyms and fitness facilities will be returning to availability in a limited manner. In this episode, I offer some advice and suggestions to help you stay safe, be productive in your training, and avoid injury. Thank…

Ep123 – Technique Tips for Training at Home

Ep123 – Technique Tips for Training at Home

 
 
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In these trying times when many of us are training at home, we sometimes have to be creative to keep things interesting, fun, and effective. When we apply the right amounts of science and creativity, we can make our home workouts awesome. In this episode of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast, PK & I discuss some key points: Taking just a…