Tag: peak performance

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!

Ep085 – Winter Training Tips

Ep085 – Winter Training Tips

 
 
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Winter is upon us! The cold, dark season where the days are short, the nights are long, and your training might need to embrace the season. This episode has some training tips that just might help you to get more out of winter on your way to your next peak performance. Adjustments in timing of training, workout duration and intensity,…

Ep084 – Are You Fit and Healthy?

Ep084 – Are You Fit and Healthy?

 
 
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Being fit and athletic is awesome. But equally important is being maximally healthy. Here at the Lifetime Athlete, we value both of those characteristics. We always pursue peak performance from a platform of health first. When training and lifestyle are managed appropriately, you can have the best of both worlds. You can be fit and healthy. Listen in to learn…

Ep083 – The Lifetime Body is now The Lifetime Athlete!

Ep083 – The Lifetime Body is now The Lifetime Athlete!

 
 
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The Lifetime Body Podcast has a new name. It’s now The Lifetime Athlete Podcast! In this episode, PK and I discuss the evolution of the business, and the refined focus of the show. Clients and audience members have been requesting more and deeper information on peak performance training, injury management, body composition tuning, and fitness through the lifespan. There’s a…

Ep082 – Push Versus Pull Thinking

Ep082 – Push Versus Pull Thinking

 
 
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We are all familiar with push versus pull movement patterns. Exercises like presses and rows, or pushups and pullups, are staples in our conditioning programs. But interestingly enough, the terms push and pull apply equally well to our thinking. This is particularly true when considering how we frame our self-image and the way in which we define our path toward…