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Peak Performance & Athletic Longevity

The strategy & tactics of superior performance as we age.  

Join us as we unravel the puzzle of athletic performance longevity.

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We hope you’ll join us on our exploration of how to build and maintain superior athletic performance as we age.  

#60 — A Winning Mind with Doug Jowdy, PhD

Dr. Jowdy has been practicing the art and science of psychology since 1986. He considers it a blessing to join people on their journey in the arena of sport, or in the game of life. It is his passion to serve as a guide...

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#60 -- A Winning Mind with Doug Jowdy, PhD
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#59 — Strength Training for Endurance, Chris Peden

Strength training enhances exercise economy, anaerobic capacity, lactate threshold, maximal strength, maximal speed and endurance, while also reducing the rate of fatigue. Isn’t that a cyclists ultimate wish-list?”

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#59 -- Strength Training for Endurance, Chris Peden
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#58 — Is Sugar Really so Bad? (Richard Johnson, MD)

Dr. Johnson will tell us why we put on excess weight, why we find it hard to sustain weight loss, why we get high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and gout, and how these disease are all related.  Yeah.  And, You will also learn...

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#57 — Climb Strong with Tom Bell, UK Hill Climb Champion

Sponsor: RePowerU — a free fitness practices assessment (a 10-minute questionnaire) Welcome back to the Wise Athletes podcast with Joe Lavelle and Glen Winkel.  On today’s episode, number 57, we are joined by Tom Bell, UK Hill Climb National Champion who is a past...

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#57 -- Climb Strong with Tom Bell, UK Hill Climb Champion
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#56 – Mobility Drills –> Happy Body, Dr. Stephen Black

Sponsor: RePowerU — a free fitness practices assessment (a 10-minute questionnaire) Dr. Stephen Black, CEO and Owner of Rocky Mountain Human Performance Center. Stephen A Black, DSc, M.Ed., PT, ATC, CSCS is considered a world-renowned leader in the field of sports medicine, rehabilitation, fitness,...

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#55 — A Grand Fondo From The Heart – Bluewater International Grandfondo

I spoke with Ken MacAlpine and Jon Palumbo of the Bluewater International Grandfondo. Ken and Jon are not professional event promoters nor are they long-time leaders in the cycling industry or ex-professional athletes. They are just regular people like you and me….people...

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Show Hosts

Joe and Glen, still kickin’ it.

Joe Lavelle at Boulder Valley Velodrome

Joe Lavelle, FlexDiet, Habit Coach Certified

Glenn at 1991 World Championships

Glen Winkel, Ph.D.