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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 overall active aging.

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 overall active aging.
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United States

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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 overall active aging.

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English

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Episodes

#249 - We All Fall Down

9/19/2019
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September 23 is the autumnal equinox, the first day of autumn. To commemorate, Kyle and Jeff talk about ways to prevent falls, including being a senior athlete. We also visit with Donna Ingle, a long time competitive cyclist and national record holder. She's been competing in the Huntsman World Senior Games for 13 years and has some great memories to share. Give it a listen.

Duration:00:25:40

#248 - Wait, Weight? Don’t Tell Me.

9/13/2019
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Today Kyle and Jeff talk about a handful of solid, science based ideas on how to drop some pounds and keep them off. We also visit with Sue Hoskins, the women’s basketball director for the Huntsman World Senior Games. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#247 – Every New Beginning Comes From Some Other Beginning's End

9/5/2019
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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. Then we visit with Camilla Clawson about how to transition to the next chapter in your life when it’s time. Finding a mentor is step number one. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#246 – Maybe A Little Bedtime Snack?

8/30/2019
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In today’s episode, Kyle and Jeff talk about the benefits of including a fish oil supplement in your diet. We also visit with registered dietician Julie Hansen. Is WHEN you eat as important as WHAT you eat? Listen in to find out.

Duration:00:25:40

#245 – Looking for Trends

8/27/2019
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Today Jeff and Michelle share some of the lesser known symptoms of a heart attack and also visit with Dr. Patrick Carroll about some trends that are emerging in health care. Listen up!

Duration:00:25:40

#244 – Growing Bolder

8/15/2019
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Marc Middleton is the founder and CEO of Bolder Broadcasting and Growing Bolder. He’s a TV journalist, film maker, speaker, activist and author. In all of this his focus is changing the culture of aging. He’s won several Emmys. He hosts Growing Bolder Radio and is the editor of the Growing Bolder Magazine and on top of all that, he is an incredible athlete in his own right, holding as many as 7 Masters swimming world records. And on top of all that he is our guest on the Active Life podcast....

Duration:00:25:40

#243 – Well That’s Just Corny

8/9/2019
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Over the past several years, we’ve heard a lot about corn, specifically high fructose corn syrup, and how bad it is for you. But, are there some benefits to enjoying a nice yellow ear of corn? Kyle and Jeff look to find out. In addition, we visit with Lil Barron about the significant and scientifically backed benefits of volunteering. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:41

#242 – It’s Getting Hot In Hrrr…

8/1/2019
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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. Then we visit with Chanda Vaniman, a Hotha certified practitioner and coach about the importance of flexibility and how yoga might fit into that. Give it a listen. You might learn something new. ;-)

Duration:00:25:41

#241 – Happy Feet

7/26/2019
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In the latest episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life Kyle and Jeff talk about all the wonderful benefits of everyone’s favorite summer-time food, watermelon. Some might even surprise you. Afterwards, they visit with Lamar Hudson about the importance of feet health in achieving the active life. Great stuff.

Duration:00:25:40

#240 – I Want To Be a Cowboy

7/22/2019
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Kyle and Michelle visit with Bill Christensen, AKA William Waddy about the unique sport of cowboy action shooting. What is it? What does it look like? How do you get involved? All this and more is answered in this week’s episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life. Yippi-Ki-Yay.

Duration:00:25:41

#239 – Summertime Myths and What’s the Deal with KETO anyway?

7/15/2019
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In today’s episode, Kyle and Jeff explore some outdated summer time health and wellness myths that we can probably just discard. We also visit with Dr. Rodney Hansen, a Nutrition Professor at Weber State University, about the KETO diet. Is it for everyone? Is it for you? Is it for anyone? Dr. Hansen breaks it down… scientifically. Check this one out.

Duration:00:25:39

#238 – Grillin’ Like A Villain (Happy Independence Day)

7/4/2019
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Kyle and Michelle talk about whether or not grilling at a Bar-B-Cue is bad for you. An appropriate topic for Independence Day. We love it. But is it causing us long-term health problems? Tune in to find out. We also visit with Allen Christensen, Health Promotion & Wellness Operations Manager at the LiVe Well Center, about longevity and how we can all live a longer, happier and healthier life. This is a good one. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#237 – Why Are We So Stressed Out?

6/28/2019
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Today Kyle and Michelle talk about a handful of simple things that we can all do to live the active life. We also visit with Dr. Michael Olpin about stress in our daily lives. Why are we so stressed out and what can we do it about it? Sit back, relax and enjoy this episode of the Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life.

Duration:00:25:40

#236 - Play (Softball) Like A Girl

6/20/2019
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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. We also visit with Huntsman World Senior Games athlete Janice Heller. Janice played on one of the original women’s softball teams at the Games and continues to play to this day. She’s got a great story to tell. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#235 - Roll The Bones?

6/17/2019
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It turns out that osteoporosis is not just for the women to worry about. Studies show that older men are also at great risk for bone loss and all the problems associated. In today’s episode, Kyle and Jeff talk about what you can do, both men and women, to mitigate or even eliminate the risk of osteoporosis. We also visit with Huntsman World Senior Games athlete Dennis Awsumb about sports, life and horseshoes. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#234 – Just For the Taste of It

6/7/2019
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What are the long and short term risks of drinking diet soda? Well, Kyle and Michelle review a few of the potential problems with diet drinks. We also visit with registered dietitian, Christie Benton about the problems with added sugars in our foods. This is a sweet show. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40

#233 – I’m Leavin’ On A Jet Plane

5/30/2019
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It turns out that travel might be just what the doctor ordered. In this episode Kyle and Derek talk about some of the significant health benefits of packing your bags and hitting the road. We also visit with Huntsman World Senior Games athlete, Juliana Kimball, about sports, life and beating cancer. What a great episode.

Duration:00:25:40

#232 - May is Mental Health Month

5/26/2019
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In this week's episode Jeff and Michelle talk about mental health and several myths that need to be de-bunked. They also visit with Mike Hench about mental health trends we need to be aware of.

Duration:00:25:41

#231 – Ya Gotta Have Heart, Kid

5/16/2019
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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 about mental toughness and what it takes to take your sport to the next level. Enjoy.

Duration:00:25:40

#230 – Stroke! Stroke! Stroke!

5/14/2019
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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? Kyle and Jeff talk about several things we can all do to avoid a stroke. And let’s be honest, we all want to avoid a stroke. We also visit with Dr. Jack Bishop and Dr. Ellen Driber-Hassal about social gerontology. Check it out.

Duration:00:25:40