Tag: Health and Longevity

The Gift of Love…The Gift of LIFE!

This Friday is Valentine’s Day! Why not give someone you care about a true gift of love?  How about a gift of LIFE! I’d like to suggest that you give an important someone, or several special folks, or even yourself…a gift that not only shows you care, but that helps to make life better, more fun, more fulfilling, and more…

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!

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…

Ep097- The Secrets of Fluid Movement

Ep097- The Secrets of Fluid Movement

 
 
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Executing exercise and activity with suppleness, agility, power, and grace is the goal for every human beast. The secrets to fluid movement lie in the art of blending mobility and stability, tensing and relaxing, and isolation and integration. This episode provides insights into what fluid movement is, how it works, why it’s necessary, and what you can do to make…

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The 5-3-1 Lifetime Athlete System

Becoming — and remaining — a lifetime athlete…is as easy as 5-3-1. Employ the 5 foundational components of lifelong health. Then add in the 3 essential elements of peak performance. And you become the 1 optimally-functioning beast for which your genes are programmed: A LIFETIME ATHLETE. Many of you will say “Where can I sign up?” or “How can I…

Ep089 – Holiday SurThrival Tips

Ep089 – Holiday SurThrival Tips

 
 
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The holiday season often brings change to our routines. As we travel, gather, celebrate, and feast at this time of year, we are also faced with some challenges. In this episode, PK & I discuss some of the common issues that go along with all the festivities. We provide some suggestions that can help you make the most of your…

Ep081 – Fall Fitness and Autumn Athletics!

Ep081 – Fall Fitness and Autumn Athletics!

 
 
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Fall is here! It even looks more like Winter in some places like Montana! This is a great time to reflect on your seasonal training patterns and maximize your health. Your fitness and athletic pursuits, as well as your diet and sleep patterns, might benefit from a seasonal shift. Celebrate Fall!

Ep079 – Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-2 Marathon…What it Means for All of Us!

Ep079 – Eliud Kipchoge’s Sub-2 Marathon…What it Means for All of Us!

 
 
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On Saturday, October 12th, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge ran history’s first sub-2 marathon. His time of 1:59:40 represented the breaking of a barrier which many though insurmountable. In this episode, PK & I give a quick recap of Kipchoge’s amazing accomplishment, and then we delve into what his peak performance can mean for all of us. We talk about the relationship…

Big Rocks in Training, Nutrition, and Weight Loss

I recently reflected on some major lessons in health and fitness. These are big rocks in training, nutrition, and weight loss that I have written about in my Science Project series books. These principles have been reaffirmed by current research as well as my experience in working with clients. I talked about these items in this week’s podcast if you’d…