Tag: training

Ep151 – Understanding Muscle Contractions

Ep151 – Understanding Muscle Contractions

 
 
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Understanding muscle contractions is one of the keys to getting the most out of your exercises, training, and Lifetime Athlete Body. In this podcast episode, PK & I discuss the types of muscle contractions, ways you can leverage them in training, and even how you might prefer one over the others in a movement problem-solving strategy. Enjoy! This podcast was…

Ep118 – Training the Immune System

Ep118 – Training the Immune System

 
 
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Can you actually train your immune system? Well, sort of…and I explain that in this episode. How should we train during this time of coronavirus outbreak? That get’s covered also. What are the diet and lifestyle factors that have been proven to support immune function? These get addressed as well. I hope you find this information helpful in staying safe…

Ep115 – Training During Social Distancing

Ep115 – Training During Social Distancing

 
 
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During the Coronavirus pandemic, we are faced with the need to minimize potential for disease transmission. This involves social distancing, or decreasing exposure to others. Gyms, group fitness programs, and team practices are in most cases temporarily unavailable, but this doesn’t mean you can’t train. You just have to be a bit creative. This episode offers some useful suggestions. This…

Ep089 – Holiday SurThrival Tips

Ep089 – Holiday SurThrival Tips

 
 
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The holiday season often brings change to our routines. As we travel, gather, celebrate, and feast at this time of year, we are also faced with some challenges. In this episode, PK & I discuss some of the common issues that go along with all the festivities. We provide some suggestions that can help you make the most of your…

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!

Warm Wishes, Musings, and Updates

Can you believe it’s December already? I hope you had a great Thanksgiving celebration and got some killer deals on Black Friday and Cyber Monday. I also hope you are approaching year-end in good health, with a positive outlook, and with most of your ducks in a row. December, or year-end, means different things to many of us. In business,…

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…

Ep067 – Lyle Weese…Coaching and Training for LIFE!

Ep067 – Lyle Weese…Coaching and Training for LIFE!

 
 
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I recently had the honor of visiting with Montana State University Head Track and Field and Cross Country Coach Lyle Weese. In this episode, Lyle and I discussed many aspects of the athletic experience. This show is rich with pearls of peak performance and wellness wisdom in areas such as life balance, communication, training, and the human experience. You don’t…