Tag: peak performance training

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…

Metabolic Flexibility for Athletes – Part 3

Originally I didn’t intend to include a third part to this series…but the peeps asked — and so they shall receive. A number of folks had some specific questions and thus I feel compelled to address these insightful queries from the Lifetime Athlete fam. One more time, what is metabolic flexibility and why is it important? This is basically the…

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.…

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…

Ep109 – Fueling for Athletes and Fighting Back Against The Reaper!

Ep109 – 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!

Ep103 – PT Basics…Structure and Function

Ep103 – PT Basics…Structure and Function

 
 
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Structure and Function are critical aspects of human performance. They are both interdependent and interrelated. In this PT Basics episode, PK & I discuss what structure is, how it is defined, and what it means when training the human beast. Then we appreciate function, how it is usually driven by structure, but how it also can enhance tissue properties. This…

Ep102 – Coaching Tips for 2020 and Beyond!

Ep102 – Coaching Tips for 2020 and Beyond!

 
 
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In this absolutely scintillating episode of the pod, PK & I discuss coaching tips that you can use in the year 2020, and beyond. We go over a number of topics that can help you to make your training more successful and enjoyable. The basic tenets of a productive coaching relationship. A good coach is a mentor and an advisor…not…

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…

Is Your Home Gym Ready to Go?

Whether you believe in New Year’s resolutions or not…the statistics don’t lie: More Americans embark on a fitness or training program, or renew their vigor and dedication towards an existing one — on January 2nd — than at any other time of the year. And if you are a regular gym-goer, working out multiple times per week at a commercial…