Tag: self assessment

Ep281 – AnimalFIT…Learning How YOUR Muscles Function!

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Ep281 - AnimalFIT...Learning How YOUR Muscles Function!
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The title says it all. In this episode we discuss how you can use the AnimalFIT system to learn how YOUR muscles function. How you run, jump, and throw is tied to your genetics…your inner beast. Understanding mechanical considerations and movement problem-solving strategies which exist uniquely in your beastly body is powerful self-knowledge. We are on our way to compiling…

Ep280 – AnimalFIT…Exploring Your Personal Muscle Fiber Physiology

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Ep280 - AnimalFIT...Exploring Your Personal Muscle Fiber Physiology
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In today’s episode I discuss the AnimalFIT methodology for exploring your personal muscle fiber physiology. This is part 2 of 3 in the section on identifying your muscular makeup. We’re progressing toward gaining a greater understanding of all your unique gifts and attributes. This podcast was brought to you by The Lifetime Athlete Coaching and Training Services. Our focus is…

Ep279 – AnimalFIT…Understanding Human Muscles

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Ep279 - AnimalFIT...Understanding Human Muscles
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This edition in the AnimalFIT series is Understanding Human Muscles. It’s Part 1 of at least 2 and maybe 3 short episodes on muscle fiber physiology, performance, and self-assessment. I’m breaking this topic into several sections to make it easy to understand, as the title suggests. Today I discuss some of the defining characteristics of muscle, particularly with regard to…

Ep278 – AnimalFIT…Assessing YOUR Joint Mobility

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Ep278 - AnimalFIT...Assessing YOUR Joint Mobility
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Next up in the AnimalFIT series is a discussion and some instructions on assessing YOUR joint mobility. Determining the amount of extensibility you have in your connective tissues and in your articular relationships is powerful self-knowledge. Learning where you exist on the stability-mobility continuum can allow you to optimize your training and make your joints last a lifetime. This podcast…

Muscles, Metabolics, and More!

Here’s a quick update of some of the things that have been going on at TLA. I could even call this the M3 post. M-cubed items are as follows: Muscles In Episode 183 of The Lifetime Athlete Podcast, PK & I took a deep dive into Understanding Your Muscle Physiology. We explored the science of muscle fiber types, the athletic…

Ep183 – Understanding Your Muscle Fiber Physiology

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Ep183 - Understanding Your Muscle Fiber Physiology
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Understanding your muscle fiber physiology is easy when you read my book, AnimalFIT. Learn about your ratio of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibers and how they can steer you toward the optimal sport or fitness pursuit. And, appreciate how you can train your unique inner beast for any exercise or athletic endeavor. Muscles are fascinating! This podcast was brought to you…