Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life

Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life

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The Active Life presented by the Huntsman World Senior Games is a weekly 25 minute podcast designed to help listeners get the most out of their life. We tackle all kinds of health and wellness topics including the value of competition as part of overal…


#252 – Games! Games! Nothing but Games!
Oct 10 • 25 min
#251 – Girls of Summer
Oct 4 • 25 min
Wow. Kyle and Jeff visit with Leah Amico, 3x Olympic gold medalist in women’s softball.
#250 – Enjoying the Autumn of Life
Sep 26 • 28 min
Best selling author Richard Eyre shares some golden nuggets of active aging and truly getting the most out of the “autumn of life.”
#249 - We All Fall Down
Sep 19 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about ways to prevent falls, including being a senior athlete.
#248 - Wait, Weight? Don’t Tell Me.
Sep 13 • 25 min
Today Kyle and Jeff talk about a handful of solid, science based ideas on how to drop some pounds and keep them off.
#247 – Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning’s End
Sep 5 • 25 min
In today’s episode, Kyle and Jeff talk about several things you can start doing right now that might help mitigate the effects and the onset of cognitive decline.
#246 – Maybe A Little Bedtime Snack?
Aug 30 • 25 min
Is WHEN you eat as important as WHAT you eat? Listen in to find out.
#245 – Looking for Trends
Aug 27 • 25 min
Today Jeff and Michelle share some of the lesser known symptoms of a heart attack.
#244 – Growing Bolder
Aug 15 • 25 min
Today Kyle and Jeff visit with Marc Middleton, CEO of Growing Bolder about active aging.
#243 – Well That’s Just Corny
Aug 9 • 25 min
Are there some benefits to enjoying a nice yellow ear of corn?
#242 – It’s Getting Hot In Hrrr…
Aug 1 • 25 min
Today Kyle and Jeff talk about heat illnesses, specifically heat exhaustion and heat stroke, and how to recognize them as well as avoid them all together.
#241 – Happy Feet
Jul 26 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about all the wonderful benefits of everyone’s favorite summer-time food, watermelon.
#240 – I Want To Be a Cowboy
Jul 22 • 25 min
Kyle and Michelle visit with Bill Christiansen, AKA William Waddy about the unique sport of Cowboy Action Shooting.
#239 – Summertime Myths and What’s the Deal with KETO anyway?
Jul 15 • 25 min
We also visit with Dr. Rodney Hansen about the KETO diet. Is it for everyone? Is it for you? Is it for anyone?
#238 – Grillin’ Like A Villain (Happy Independence Day)
Jul 4 • 25 min
Kyle and Michelle talk about whether or not grilling at a Bar-B-Cue is bad for you.
#237 – Why Are We So Stressed Out?
Jun 28 • 25 min
Why are we so stressed out and what can we do it about it?
#236 - Play (Softball) Like A Girl
Jun 20 • 25 min
In the latest episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life Kyle and Jeff talk about some promising developments in an Alzheimer’s vaccine.
#235 - Roll The Bones?
Jun 17 • 25 min
Studies show that older men are also at great risk for bone loss and all the problems associated.
#234 – Just For the Taste of It
Jun 7 • 25 min
What are the long and short term risks of drinking diet soda?
#233 – I’m Leavin’ On A Jet Plane
May 30 • 25 min
It turns out the travel might be just what the doctor ordered.
#232 - May is Mental Health Month
May 26 • 25 min
In this week’s episode Jeff and Michelle talk about mental health and several myths that need to be de-bunked.
#231 – Ya Gotta Have Heart, Kid
May 16 • 25 min
Today, Kyle and Jeff talk about several “silent” heart-attack signs that you really ought to be aware of. It’s information that might save your life or the life of someone you love. We also visit with professional triathlete Jen Speildenner. We talk…
#230 – Stroke! Stroke! Stroke!
May 14 • 25 min
Did you know that over 800,000 people in America will suffer a first or subsequent stroke? Also, did you know that 80 percent of strokes are preventable?
#229 – Are You Addicted to Sugar?
May 7 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about several tell-tale signs that you might be addicted to the sweet stuff.
#228 – Look at Those Chompers
Apr 25 • 25 min
Today Kyle and Jeff talk about how to keep our teeth healthy and useful.
#227 – Can You See What I See?
Apr 18 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about the importance of keeping our eyes healthy, especially as we age.
#226 – How to Train Your Brain
Apr 12 • 25 min
In the latest episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life, Kyle and Jeff talk about what effect the seemingly endless interruptions from our smart devices have on our brains.
#225 – Is It Cold In Here Or Is It Just Me?
Apr 4 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about why you might be getting more colds than average American.
#224 – You Gotta Getcha Head In The Game
Apr 1 • 25 min
Jeff and Michelle share a few of the many sports that are gaining momentum among the 50 and older crowd.
#223 - East Meets West
Mar 21 • 25 min
We visit with Cade Archibald about a variety of both eastern and western health practices including acupuncture and stem cell therapy that can make a difference in your own health and wellness.
#222 - Let’s Talk About Alzheimer’s… Even If We Don’t Want To
Mar 20 • 25 min
There are some very specific benefits to staying fit, especially as we age. Jeff and Michelle hit the highlights.
#221 – How to Make a STRONG Friendship
Mar 7 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about the health benefits of personal relationships and how to make friends.
#220 It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s Super…foods
Feb 28 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff talk about a few favorite “super foods”, eats that are nutrient rich and good for your body.
#219 – So What’s The Deal With Cholesterol Anyway?
Feb 21 • 25 min
You probably know that cholesterol is something that can have a major effect on your overall heart health.
#218 – Bless Your Heart
Feb 19 • 25 min
It turns out that if you have a strong family history of heart problems, exercise can still make a dramatic difference in your own heart health.
#217 - Its Always Too Early Until It’s Too Late!
Feb 12 • 25 min
Today Kyle Case and Michelle Graves talk about a healthy diet. As one reaches a certain age, most of us can not continue to eat willy nilly. A healthy diet can help improve our health and allow us to live a longer life! Our special guest today is Ma…
#216 – No Guts, No Glory
Feb 5 • 25 min
The microbiome that exists in our intestinal tract and the food we put into the system can have big effects on our overall health.
#215 – Fitness Trends to Watch in 2019
Jan 28 • 25 min
Jeff and Michelle talk about some upcoming fitness trends to keep an eye on. Then Dr. Travis Ficklin from Dixie State University talks about biomechanics. Check it out.
#214 - Speaking In Tongues
Jan 19 • 25 min
In today’s episode Kyle and Jeff talk about chronic illnesses that might show up on your tongue before anywhere else.
#213: The Joys of Flax Seed?
Jan 10 • 25 min
Flax seed. These little brown nuggets of health and wellness have a lot going for them.
#212 – Hey, what’s that waxy, fatty substance?
Jan 4 • 25 min
Over 95 million Americans have high cholesterol. Today, Kyle and Jeff talk about a few foods that might help lower yours.
#211 – Pumping Iron
Dec 27, 2018 • 25 min
New research is discovering more and more benefits to resistance training
#210 – Get Active
Dec 20, 2018 • 25 min
If you’ve ever wondered what you can do to actually get active, wonder no more. Kyle and Jeff review a few exercises that are perfect for the over 50 crowd.
#209 – Dem Bones, Dem Bones
Dec 13, 2018 • 25 min
Osteoporosis or some form of low bone mass affects over 44 million Americans, especially women.
#208 - Stoplight Eating. What is it?
Dec 7, 2018 • 25 min
Green foods, yellow foods, red foods? Kyle and Jeff talk about what it all means in this episode
#207 – Stand Up Straight, Don’t Slouch
Nov 30, 2018 • 25 min
Kyphosis, or “hunchback” now affects 20% to 40% of adults in America. Too much inactivity has left us weak in the spinal area.
#206 – In All Things, Be Grateful
Nov 22, 2018 • 25 min
Did you know that there are actual health benefits to being grateful? Well, there are.
#205 - It’s Just Hard To Lose
Nov 15, 2018 • 25 min
It is a fact. It is harder to lose weight the older you get. But there is some hope.
#204: You Gotta M.O.V.E
Nov 9, 2018 • 25 min
In today’s episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life, Kyle and Jeff talk about an interesting connection between sleep and the hardening of the arteries.
#203 – I Would Walk 500 Miles
Nov 2, 2018 • 25 min
You can reduce your risk of heart disease by as much as 25% by simply walking 40 minutes a day, a few times a week.
#202 – Wrap It Up
Oct 25, 2018 • 25 min
The staff from the Huntsman World Senior Games shares favorite memories from the 2018 Huntsman World Senior Games.
#201 - World Championship Volleyball
Oct 18, 2018 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff give an update of the Huntsman World Senior Games thus far and have a great visit with Sean Sheward of Team USA in the Global Cup Volleyball Championships.
#200 In Full Swing
Oct 12, 2018 • 25 min
Kyle and Jeff recap the Huntsman World Senior Games so far as well as visit with Dr. Gary Measom about the available health screenings at the Huntsman World Senior Games
#199 – Stressed Out?
Oct 4, 2018 • 25 min
In today’s show, Kyle and Jeff share some helpful tactics for dealing with stress and then learn from Hall of Fame speaker and best selling author, Dan Clark about how to maximize your experiences to fully enjoy the active life.
#198 – Avoiding Stokes and Finding Balance
Sep 27, 2018 • 25 min
Aging and family history increase your risk of having a stroke. You can’t do too much about either of those. BUT, there are several things that you CAN do that will reduce your risk of stroke.
#197 – Free Fallin’
Sep 19, 2018 • 25 min
In honor of National Fall Prevention Week, we share steps you can take to prevent and avoid falling.
#196 – Feel the Burn
Sep 14, 2018 • 25 min
Today we talk about the exercise that burns the most calories and which exercise might be the best one for you.
#195 – Dance Like No One is Watching
Sep 6, 2018 • 25 min
Dancing is good for you. We explore just how good for you it is in today’s episode.
#194 – How to Travel Actively and Maintain Brain Plasticity
Aug 30, 2018 • 25 min
We talk about a few ways that you can maintain an Active Life approach even when you are on the road.
#193 - Failed Fads and … Physiology
Aug 24, 2018 • 25 min
Today we talk about about some of the failed fads in the world of exercise as well as some tried and methods. Check it out.
#192 - You Say Soccer, I Say Futebol
Aug 17, 2018 • 25 min
We all know we need to work out to really enjoy the active life. But how much is enough? Listen in to find out.
#191 - Is It Time to Try a Tri?
Aug 9, 2018 • 25 min
HOW we prepare our meals might be just as important as WHAT we prepare when it comes to maximizing the health benefits in our food.
#190 - Breakfast and Yoga. What you need to know.
Aug 2, 2018 • 25 min
What if breakfast really ISN’T the most important meal of the day?
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 07-26-18
Jul 26, 2018 • 25 min
It turns out that there just may be some truth to the rumors that chocolate milk is a great post work out beverage … as long as you meet certain requirements in your work out. Tune in to find out what.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 07-19-18
Jul 19, 2018 • 25 min
Today we talk about a few health trends that might be here to stay for awhile, including unplugging and morinda
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 07-12-18
Jul 13, 2018 • 25 min
We visit with Dr. Cindy Dallow about some foods that get a bad rap but aren’t as bad for you as you might have been lead to believe. Check it out.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 07-05-18
Jul 6, 2018 • 25 min
When it comes to losing weight, calories and will power might not be the solution. It might just be our sugar and junk food addiction that is our downfall.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 06-29-19
Jul 2, 2018 • 25 min
Take a look at some of the great fitness fads of the past several decades as well as hear the great story of Vanessa Bogenhome.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 06-21-18
Jun 21, 2018 • 25 min
In today’s episode we cover seven areas that can help you achieve the Active Life. Check it out.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 06-14-18
Jun 14, 2018 • 25 min
Today we talk about two of our favorite topics, sleep and nutrition.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 06-07-18
Jun 6, 2018 • 25 min
What do you do when you run into a setback in your health and wellness routine? We’ve all been there, right? We talk about several things that we can all do to break through.
Active Life - 05-31-18
May 31, 2018 • 25 min
The World Cancer Research Fund says that there are two major things that we can eliminate from our diet to help reduce the risks of cancer. Listen up to find out what they are.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 05-24-18
May 29, 2018 • 25 min
How much exercise is the right amount of exercise? It’s a fair question, right?
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 05-18-18
May 18, 2018 • 25 min
The Center For Disease Control has found that as we get older, we are falling more. The trend is disturbing. We talk about how to avoid or prevent falls.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 05-10-18
May 11, 2018 • 25 min
What if you could turn back the clock? Well… you can’t, but there are some things you can do to mitigate the effects of getting older.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 05-03-18
May 4, 2018 • 25 min
Ever had a bad day? Of course you have. We all have. We start the show with a few quick and easy things that you can do to turn your frown upside down.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 04-26-18
Apr 30, 2018 • 25 min
It turns out you MAY be in better shape than you think.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 04-19-18
Apr 23, 2018 • 25 min
When is a health screening a good idea and when is it better to just forego? It’s a good question, right? Listen to what the experts are saying.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 04-12-18
Apr 13, 2018 • 25 min
How can you lower your risk for stroke? You can’t control every factor, like age and family history, but there are some things you can do to lower your risk.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 04-05-18
Apr 6, 2018 • 25 min
Today we talk about a few foods that can help control inflammation in your body.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 03-29-18
Mar 30, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode we talk with Dr. Daniela Benavidez about motivation as well as the types of activities we should all be engaging in.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 03-22-18
Mar 23, 2018 • 25 min
Are you getting too much sugar in your diet? A few signs that may indicate that you need to cut back on the sweet stuff.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 03-15-19
Mar 19, 2018 • 24 min
In this episode we talk about food myths that might be keeping us heavier than we need be.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 03-08-18
Mar 9, 2018 • 25 min
We take a look at symptoms or signs that might indicate cancer and then we learn how to deal with the stress in our lives.
03-01-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Mar 5, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode we talk about five fitness myths that just need to to go away.
02-22-18 - Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Feb 23, 2018 • 25 min
Ever wonder what happens when you sleep? There’s quite a lot going on. We also visit with Dr. Jeff Hicken, a chiropractor who specializes in helping athletes reach their full potential.
02-15-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Feb 20, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode on the Active Life we talk about the importance of resistance training in relation to brain health and cognitive disorders.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 02-08-18
Feb 12, 2018 • 28 min
This week we talk with the one and only Justin Osmond about overcoming difficulties in our lives with a positive attitude and hard work.
Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life - 02-01-18
Feb 5, 2018 • 25 min
What is the best way to fuel your active lifestyle?
1-25-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jan 27, 2018 • 23 min
What should be in your medicine cabinet? It’s a valid question right?
01-18-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jan 22, 2018 • 22 min
Today we talk about making healthy choices in the cold of winter.
01-11-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jan 17, 2018 • 23 min
Today we talk about fitness resolutions and how to stay on track with nutritionist Dr. Chris Rosenbloom.
01-04-18 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jan 9, 2018 • 23 min
Once you know where you are at, then you are more empowered to do something about it.
12-28-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jan 2, 2018 • 23 min
Today one of our incredible athletes, Monty Cartwright, track & field competitor joins us and talks about how to fully live the active life.
12-14-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Dec 19, 2017 • 23 min
Today we talk about several things that you should NOT do when you are under the weather with a cold or flu.
12-7-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Dec 11, 2017 • 23 min
Today we talk about a few foods that can help you burn off a few extra calories this winter. We also talk about how to set up yourself up to make 2018 the best year ever.
11-23-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Dec 7, 2017 • 23 min
Did you know there are actual physical health benefits to being grateful?
11-30-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Dec 7, 2017 • 23 min
Check out Richard Eyre’s advice on active aging on this episode of the Active Life.
11-16-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Nov 17, 2017 • 23 min
How do you start and stick to an exercise program?
11-10-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Nov 10, 2017 • 23 min
Do you love to eat? Well today we talk about several foods that you can eat as much as you want of and not worry too much about weight gain.
10—26-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Oct 30, 2017 • 23 min
What was your favorite memory of the 2017 Huntsman World Senior Games?
10-19-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Oct 21, 2017 • 23 min
How important are health screenings?
10-12-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Oct 13, 2017 • 23 min
What is the most important lesson a world class race walker has learned throughout her career?
10-05-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Oct 5, 2017 • 23 min
Learn to take charge of your health.
09-28-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Sep 28, 2017 • 23 min
How do dietary needs change as we age? What areas of fitness should older adults focus on?
09-21-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Sep 21, 2017 • 23 min
Is hearing loss connected with dementia? The answer might surprise you.
09-14-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Sep 14, 2017 • 23 min
Today Jeff and I talk about inflammation and some foods that we can consume to help limit the effects of inflammation in your body. You’re going to like this one.
09-07-17 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Sep 7, 2017 • 23 min
This episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life we visit with registered dietitian, Christie Benton about what it means to eat “clean.” There’s some good things to think about here. Enjoy.
08-31-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Sep 1, 2017 • 23 min
Dr. John Kane of the University of California San Francisco, joins us and talks about some of the almost science-fiction-like advances in medicine that Huntsman World Senior Games athletes have been part of through voluntary participation in a genetic …
08-24-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Aug 30, 2017 • 23 min
In this episode we visit with Dr. Dan Adams about vein health. Give it a listen.
08-15-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Aug 15, 2017 • 23 min
On this episode we talk about a few simple things we can all do to help control the inevitable weight creep that seems to follow us around as we get older. Each of these tips is based on science. So there you go. For more information about the Hunts…
08-03-2017 Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Aug 4, 2017 • 23 min
We visit with Hannah Rothlin, a kinesiologist and a Mind Body Specialist at the LiveWell Center at Dixie Regional Medical Center. The topic is Mindfulness and how to live in the moment so you can tap into your full potential as an athlete or otherwise.
07-27-2017 The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Aug 3, 2017 • 23 min
This week we visit with Huntsman World Senior Games athlete Wanda Newsome from Texas. Wanda has competed in the Games for eight years. She competes in the sports of Archery and Track & Field.
06-29-2017 The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jul 21, 2017 • 23 min
Today we visit with pharmacist Brad Stapley about the important role that a pharmacist can play in your active life.
07-06-17 - The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jul 21, 2017 • 22 min
Today we talk with sports psychologist, Dr. Ron Chamberlain about the mental game of staying active and healthy.
07-20-2017 The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jul 21, 2017 • 23 min
Today we visit with healthy lifestyle coach, speaker, author and Huntsman World Senior Games athlete Carolyn Hartfield.
06-22-17 - The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life
Jul 21, 2017 • 23 min
Today we visit with Huntsman World Senior Games athlete Diane Wittwer about how she stays fit and active through the sport of racquetball.