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Ep152 – Redefining Human Movement

Ep152 – Redefining Human Movement

 
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In this episode, PK & I have a go at redefining human movement. In actuality, we “re-identify” movement and explain the difference between general daily activity (GDA) and Exercise Training. We then discuss the value of comprehensive training and how you can become and remain a versatile, durable athlete for life. Thank you for listening and I wish you amazing…

More Thoughts on Mobility and Stability

Mobility and stability are two words which are frequently used in the terminology of physical therapy, athletic training, and movement optimization (to name just a few fields obsessed with the terms). And perhaps this is rightfully so.  I believe that mobility and stability are very important concepts when we consider the evaluation or execution of movement in homo sapiens, or…

All About T2

What is T2? T2 is the Training Tribe. It’s The Lifetime Athlete’s online training platform. T2 is a members-only team that trains for peak performance and complete athleticism. The Tribe is a network of connected, motivated individuals who are dedicated to being strong, fast, agile, and durable — Hard to Kill — on the playing field and in the game…

Learning Through the Pandemic

I hope today finds everyone healthy, enjoying summer, and both training for and achieving peak performances. Today I’d like to recognize that we are all still in this ever-evolving situation regarding the coronavirus or COVID-19 pandemic and offer some perspectives on lessons that we may have learned, or should have learned, from this crisis. #1 First of all, we are…

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…

Ep095 – Fast, Cheap, and Good in Health, Fitness, and Performance!

Ep095 – Fast, Cheap, and Good in Health, Fitness, and Performance!

 
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Fast, cheap, and good. Pick any two. You can get it fast and cheap but not so good. Or cheap and good but not too fast. And finally…your health, fitness, and performance needs can be gotten good and fast…but such excellence does not come cheap. Enjoy this discussion and consider your perspectives and what gives you the most value in…

Ep094 – PT Basics…Functional Training

Ep094 – PT Basics…Functional Training

 
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Functional training is a popular buzzterm. The debate over whether an exercise is functional, or not, is often a hot one. In this episode, I simplify the concept of exercise functionality. I relate training to basic functional movement requirements, and to sports-specific transfer. In reality, we want our training programs to be fun and effective. This is what OPTIMAL training…

Ep091 – The 5-3-1 Lifetime Athlete System!

Ep091 – The 5-3-1 Lifetime Athlete System!

 
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Becoming, and remaining, a Lifetime Athlete…is as easy as 5-3-1. In this episode, PK & I discuss the 5-3-1 System and how it can help you to crush sports goals, achieve high fitness, ultimate wellness, and an amazingly satisfying life. You’ll learn how to combine the 5 foundational pillars of Lifelong Health with the 3 essential elements of Peak Performance.…

Ep090 – Metabolic Versus Mechanical Conditioning

Ep090 – Metabolic Versus Mechanical Conditioning

 
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As Lifetime Athletes, we condition our bodies in several ways. Metabolic conditioning involves the energy systems we utilize, as well as our perceived effort and overall tolerance of training. Mechanical conditioning speaks to our form, technique, and the manner in we execute movement. Both are important. In this episode, I describe and discuss these types of conditioning and offer a…

Ep088 – PT Basics…Movement Economy and Efficiency

Ep088 – PT Basics…Movement Economy and Efficiency

 
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In this PT Basics episode, I cover the often misused and misunderstood terms of economy and efficiency of movement. Economy is all about fuel preservation. Efficiency involves the output produced by energy utilization. Both are important for the lifetime athlete. Learn how to combine both these characteristics to your training, and ultimately make your health, function, and performance maximally EFFECTIVE!