Tag: body type training

Ep186 – Training Strength Athletes

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Ep186 - Training Strength Athletes
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Training strength athletes can take on many forms. In today’s episode, PK & I discuss the unique nature of strength-oriented athletes. Specifically, we address large-boned, muscular beings who are very force-dependent in their movement patterns. In my book AnimalFIT, these folks are the bears of the kingdom, as well as their cousins the badgers and wolverines. I think you’ll find…

Ep183 – Understanding Your Muscle Fiber Physiology

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Ep183 - Understanding Your Muscle Fiber Physiology
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Understanding your muscle fiber physiology is easy when you read my book, AnimalFIT. Learn about your ratio of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibers and how they can steer you toward the optimal sport or fitness pursuit. And, appreciate how you can train your unique inner beast for any exercise or athletic endeavor. Muscles are fascinating! This podcast was brought to you…

Ep182 – The AnimalFIT Jump Test

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Ep182 - The AnimalFIT Jump Test
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Jumping is an invaluable athletic skill. We need to incorporate it into our training. But did you also know that you can use jumping to determine what kind of athlete you are? Yes, that’s true. Use the AnimalFIT Jump Test to determine which of 3 movement problem-solving strategies your body will self-select for a specific jumping task. This is just…

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!

Ep181 – Understanding Anthropometrics

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Ep181 - Understanding Anthropometrics
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The word Anthropometrics comes from the Greek roots of human shape and studying its design. Understanding anthropometrics begins with recognizing your skeletal diameter (bone thickness) and joint mobility. Appreciating these parameters helps you to select exercise and design programming for optimal results. You can learn about your own anthropometrics, and much more in my new book AnimalFIT. Grab your copy…

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…

Ep177 – An Introduction to Somatotypes

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Ep177 - An Introduction to Somatotypes
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This episode of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast features an introduction to somatotypes. Do you know what kind of body type you have, and how you can leverage it for your best health and performance? Listen in and learn more! This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is helping you to achieve…

Understanding Muscle Contractions for Better Performance

Today’s article addresses the following questions: Should we just go through the motions with exercise and training or can we be more purposeful in how we contract our muscles in the pursuit of results? In certain sports or movement patterns, do our bodies have a tendency to utilize one type of contraction over another? As I consider that first question…

Ep075 – Training Secrets…Leveraging Strengths and Weaknesses for Maximum Results in Performance and Longevity!

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Ep075 - Training Secrets...Leveraging Strengths and Weaknesses for Maximum Results in Performance and Longevity!
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Sorry for the long title but this show is worth a listen. PK and I go over some of the foundational concepts of AnimalFit and TLB. We discuss ways to identify your specific strengths and weaknesses, recognize them as gifts, and celebrate the hell out of them. Learn how to minimize, moderate, and maximize training emphases to get more out…

Ep052 – Usain Bolt and Eliud Kipchoge…Lessons from the Greats!

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Ep052 - Usain Bolt and Eliud Kipchoge...Lessons from the Greats!
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Usain Bolt and Eliud Kipchoge are two of the greatest runners, and athletes, of all time. Their body types, training habits, and competitive techniques are amazing. In this episode, we examine their respective gifts and the lessons from these greats that we can apply to our own athletics. For some additional insights into excellence, and some great videos and stats,…