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#110 | Mental “Fitness” for Sport (& Life) | Kate Allgood of Quantum Performance

ate delivers mental training solutions to overcome the demands faced by elite athletes and other high performers in the military and business.

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[re-release] Becoming Anti-Fragile w/Mike T Nelson PhD

I have a number of amazing episodes coming up (mental strength, CBD, avoiding glycation/AGEs, PEMF and more) but I haven’t been able to get any of them ready. It’s been too long since I published anything so I thought I’d share an great one from last year done with one of my favorite people, Dr…

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#109 | Physical Intelligence for Heathy Aging | Dr. Scott Grafton

Physical intelligence is the brain’s ability to figure out how to perform physical skills better and better. It learns by doing. 

But we forget. We lose skills we don’t use. That results in losing basic life skills if we withdraw from life. The more we pull back from activities that might result in injury the less capable we become over time. We have to find a way to stretch ourselves in what we already know or in learning new activities. 

Exercise is not enough. We need unpredictable environments. An opponent across the net. An unstable trail. Something that engages the brain in adapting skills to accommodate new information. We retain physical skills and we exercise the brain.

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#104 — A Wise Mindset for Joy in Athletics at any Age w/Bill Clement, Hockey Legend

Bill Clement, the #1 Truth-teller in sport and beyond, is a magnificent guide to finding a path to optimism, to setting goals that lead to satisfaction and reward, to finding joy in using our bodies well.  We also talk about the Arc which is an nationwide non-profit organization that deserves your attention and support.

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#91 — Successful Aging w/Dr Alan Castel

Age is an important number, but it can also be deceiving. After 40, most people say they feel younger than their years. Although most people think of their later years in terms of decline, they can be one of the best times in life. Dr Castel tells us what we can do now, at any stage in life, to make sure we enjoy our years as wise athletes.

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#84 — Psyche of the Injured Athlete w/Dr Laura Miele

Dr. Miele runs her own business ‘Mind over Body Athletics, LLC’ in which she trains and consults athletes and coaches in a variety of sports, sport psychology, injury prevention, and training methods.

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# 82 — Mind Over Muscle: How to Tolerate Suffering as an Athlete w/Matt Fitzgerald

Listen in as Matt and I explore his knowledge of the psychology of suffering…or dealing with discomfort in sport. Few people manage to reach their potential because they don’t know how to find the limits. They quit on themselves. And they regret it.

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#44 – Chris Schwenker, PT, Virtual Cycling’s Biggest Fan

Indoor Virtual Cycling is the evolution of our great sport. Listen to Chris Schwenker, P.T., virtual cycling’s biggest fan and publisher of Zommunique talk about how he uses and promotes virtual cycling to find fun, camaraderie, fitness and more.

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#18 – The Art of Training with Power for Masters Cyclists

Training with power to be stronger on a bike, and leveraging camaraderie to sustain long-term passion and success in athletics.

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#16 – It Takes a Team to Beat Cancer

Today, we are joined by Mindee Stevenson, who is the current masters world champion in the team pursuit.  Mindee has been winning races on the velodrome for many years.  After winning the Masters World Championship in the Team Pursuit in 2019, Mindee discovered she had bladder cancer.  Listen in as Mindee walks us through her…

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