Tag: peak performance

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!

Ep180 – The Value of Athletic Stiffness

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Ep180 - The Value of Athletic Stiffness
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Stiffness is a word that has several definitions. It’s poorly understood among some in the athletic and fitness community. However, most coaches and conditioning specialists understand the value of athletic stiffness. That’s what PK & I discuss today. We define stiffness and introduce some simple physics to help you gain an appreciation for the quality that is crucial for the…

How Strong is Strong Enough!

That’s a million dollar question and the answer is most certainly “it depends.” As a Lifetime Athlete, you naturally want to be strong, fast, agile, and durable. Weak, slow, stiff, and fragile are not the objectives. The definition of strength. The ability to produce or withstand force. It is most often equated to a 1RM lift but can also be…

Ep152 – Redefining Human Movement

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The Lifetime Athlete
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!

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The Lifetime Athlete
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!

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The Lifetime Athlete
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

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The Lifetime Athlete
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…