Tag: training

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…

Ep066 – PT Basics…Training with Injury Using the Orthopedic Workaround

Ep066 – PT Basics…Training with Injury Using the Orthopedic Workaround

 
 
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Life happens. Injuries happen. But that’s not the end of the world. You can still make progress in fitness and athletics when you are injured…you just have to be creative and intelligent in your approach. There truly is a way when there is a will, and this show explains all about how to train with injury using the Orthopedic Workaround.

Ep062 – Should You Work Through Pain?

Ep062 – Should You Work Through Pain?

 
 
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Pain and discomfort are commonly occurring experiences in our bodies. And many times, when something doesn’t feel right, we are faced with a question. Should you work through this pain? Or should you avoid it, or even purposely move in the opposite direction of the pain? There are distinct reasons to do each of those, depending on the situation. We…

Make This Your Greatest Summer of Fitness Ever!

Greetings everyone, and happy summer to you! Yes, finally…it’s now official — summer is here! And with this warm and sunny season (hopefully), we usually feel inspired to get outside and move more, doing all sorts of activities and exercises that are supported by the pleasant weather. This short post is just a bit of a “Rah Rah!” I’m going…

Ep060 – PT Basics…To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

Ep060 – PT Basics…To Stretch or Not to Stretch?

 
 
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Stretching is one of the tools in our exercise and training toolbox. There are many circumstances in which we may ask ourselves if it is appropriate to stretch, or not to stretch. In this episode, PK and I discuss some of the considerations we may want to observe when exploring the application of stretching. We discuss who might benefit from…

Ep058 – PT Basics…Looseness and Tightness

Ep058 – PT Basics…Looseness and Tightness

 
 
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In this episode we offer a glimpse into the terms of looseness and tightness. Learn how mobility and stability are genetically driven and how they exist on a continuum. Find out how you can leverage your training and your lifestyle to work with your natural gifts. Get more out of your training. Prevent injuries and recover from those you have…

Ep057 – Joel Smith…Sports Performance for Everyone

Ep057 – Joel Smith…Sports Performance for Everyone

 
 
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I recently had the pleasure to visit with Joel Smith on the show. Joel is the host of the Just Fly Performance Podcast and he is a wealth of information and insight in training and athletics. Joel pulls from his experience as an athlete, a D1 Strength and Conditioning Coach, a collegiate and club sports coach, trainer, author, and entrepreneur…