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Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life

Health & Wellness Podcasts

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.

Location:

United States

Description:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

4356191777


Episodes

#393 – Flavonoids and Brain Health

7/13/2022
Interestingly enough, it turns out that the stuff in fruits and vegetables that give them their color is also good for cognitive health. Those red strawberries and green brussel sprouts can keep your brain healthy. So make sure to eat the rainbow where your fruits and vegetables are concerned. Also, Susan Jones from the LiVeWell Center talks about how to avoid falls and the long term effects than can come with them.

Duration:00:25:40

#392 – Girls Play Sports Too

6/30/2022
Lisa Fisher had some pretty progressive and supportive parents in the 1960s when she was growing up. She was one of the “bridge generation” for Title IX. Today she continues to play sports and has already registered for the 2022 Huntsman World Senior Games. She’s got a great story. Check it out. https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/nutrition/these-5-foods-contain-plant-compounds-that-have-been-shown-to-boost-your-mood-and-mental-state/ar-AAYRKJi?ocid=EMMX&cvid=3d6b0053f1054189b68b0940bf53e06f

Duration:00:25:40

#391 - What To Do During The Games

6/24/2022
Competition during the Huntsman World Senior Games can take up a bunch of your time while in town. But, there is so much to do in the Greater Zion area that we want to let you know about. And while Kyle and Lil only scratched the surface, this episode should give you a base idea of things top plan for. In fact, you might consider staying an extra day or two. Check this one out. It's a fun one.

Duration:00:25:40

#390 – Are You A Slowpoke Diva?

6/20/2022
Today’s guest has competed at the Huntsman World Senior Games for 12 years and she’s already registered for all three events in racewalking. She is the founder and publisher of the online magazine Slowpoke Divas, and while it’s been a little while, Bonnie Parish-Kell is also a repeat guest on the Active Life. Kyle and Lil share how you can enter to win a registration fee waiver for the 2022 Huntsman World Senior Games.

Duration:00:25:39

#389 – What Are You Never “Gonna” Give Up?

6/9/2022
Sharon Cleveland, on a whim, entered an essay contest from Frito Lay on something she was never “gonna” give up. She happens to be an incredible softball player, competing for 12 years at the Huntsman World Senior Games. Well, she won the essay contest and has some incredible advice for all of us about not giving up on the things we love. Kyle and Lil share a few vegetables that have more protein than you might have guessed.

Duration:00:25:40

#388 – Mindfulness and Sleeping

6/2/2022
Chanda Vaniman is an Exercise Physiologist from Intermountain Health Care’s LiVe Well Center. In today’s episode, she shares how mindfulness might help you get a better night’s sleep. She even walks you through a mindfulness exercise that might leave you more relaxed. Kyle and Lil share a few foods that “pretty bad for your heart.”

Duration:00:25:40

#387 – Just Keep Swimming

5/26/2022
Cindy Gilmore is a 13-year athlete at the Huntsman World Senior Games. She’s a swimmer and a swim coach and she is joined by Bruce Schroeder, an 8-year athlete at the Games. Both are instrumental in staring the Trailblazer Masters swim group and are committed to helping Masters swimming grow and thrive. They explain how being a Masters swimmers is easier than you might think. Kyle and Lil and Lil share some thoughts on how to keep your blood pressure low.

Duration:00:25:39

#386 – Mental Health And Aging

5/19/2022
Margie Manuele is a certified CNA and a true caregiver in every sense of the word. Julie Schaefer has 10 years in the senior living industry as a manager/acquisition team manager and 2 years as an Activity Professional. Both women share some insights into mental health and active aging. In addition, Kyle and Lil share a touching letter from a committed Huntsman World Senior Games athlete.

Duration:00:25:40

#385 – First Time Around

5/12/2022
Bob Cottrell is a first-time athlete at the Huntsman World Senior Games. He shares not only his first-year experience at the Games, but also some of his experiences as a masters and senior athlete as well. Kyle and Lil remember our founder John H Morgan, and share a few testimonials from people who have been impacted by the Games.

Duration:00:25:40

#384 – The Mediterranean Diet Might Boost Your Mood

5/5/2022
Kyle and Lil share some research on the Mediterranean Diet and how it might be a mood lifter. They also visit with Adam Ballenger from Intermountain Health Care’s LiVe Well Center about how to keep doing what you love to do. Referenced Article: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/wellness/this-eating-habit-may-improve-your-mood-new-study-suggests/ar-AAWvuX1?ocid=EMMX&cvid=67093b612e54478ea8d4977c40311f20

Duration:00:25:39

#383 – Table Tennis Triumph

4/29/2022
Alan Hammerand has been competing in table tennis at the Huntsman World Senior Games for the past six years. He’s also registered to compete in the 2022 Games, ready to go. Allan has not only won many matches, but has also won many friends over the years. Check out his story. Kyle and Lil also share a bit about how to cut some of the sugar out of our diets.

Duration:00:25:39

#382 – Racquetball - Doubles The Fun – PART 2

4/29/2022
Last time on The Huntsman World Senior Games Active Life, we talked with Games athlete Fred Davis about a herculean effort by he and his partner in the 2021 Games racquetball tournament. Frank’s partner had severely injured himself, but was determined to soldier on. Meanwhile Frank worked hard to help cover the court. You remember that, right? Well today we get to talk to his partner, Tad Callister. His side of the story is just as incredible. Don’t miss it. Kyle and Lil talk about eating...

Duration:00:25:40

#381 – Racquetball – Doubles The Fun

4/15/2022
Huntsman World Senior Games athlete, Frank Davis has competed at the event 24 times in a variety of sports. Most recently he’s excelled at racquetball. Today he shares an amazing story of dedication and grit. His doubles partner, crashing into a wall attempting return a volley, broke his shoulder in four places, but the two were determined to persevere. Tune in to hear how it all turned out. Kyle and Lil also share the immunity boosting power of zinc. Referenced...

Duration:00:25:40

#380 – Exercise Is Medicine

4/12/2022
Allan Christensen from the LiVe Well Center of Intermountian Health Care takes an unflinching look at exercise and why we need to get on the bandwagon. Kyle and Lil take a look at gut health and why that’s important as well. Referenced Article: https://www.msn.com/en-us/health/nutrition/your-digestive-system-isn-t-the-only-thing-to-suffer-when-your-gut-bacteria-is-out-of-whack/ar-AAVSmxj?ocid=EMMX&cvid=8e43036b2863430c8ed4d51b9a4deb72

Duration:00:25:40

#379 – Behind The Volleyball

3/31/2022
Ron Sereika is a volleyball player who has competed at the Games for 13 years. He, Kyle and Lil have a great chat about the ups and downs of organizing and playing tournaments in senior sports. It’s a real behind the scenes look. We think you’ll enjoy it. Kyle and Lil also share some foods that help you keep the pounds off after you turn 50. Fun stuff. Referenced...

Duration:00:25:40

#378 – Cycling Is A Family Affair

3/24/2022
Today’s guest is one of our amazing athletes. Deena Millecam is a 5-year cyclist at the Games. Her husband talked her into trying it and they did it together until in 2017 he passed away, just a few days before the Games. She thought her competitive cycling days were over, but she felt that he would want her to continue. Now she rides in his memory and for herself, having made life-long friends along the way. In 2021, she was proud to race at the Games with her newly turned 50 year old...

Duration:00:25:40

#377 – Softball Diamonds are the Games Best Friend

3/17/2022
Josh Olmstead is the man behind the scenes who helps to organize, schedule and run the softball event at the Huntsman World Senior Games. With nearly 400 registered teams, this is no small task. Today, Kyle and Lil chat with Josh about what it takes to put on the single largest senior softball tournament in the world. In addition, Kyle and Lil share a few heart-healthy beverages that can help to keep the old ticker ticking.

Duration:00:25:40

#376 – Bike Tour

3/15/2022
Brandon and Bethany Price, co-directors of the Huntsman World Senior Games cycling event, join Kyle and Lil to introduce a brand new option for both cyclists and non-bikers alike. The bike tour event will give people the opportunity to see some of the wonders of the St. George, Utah, area and with an e-bike option, anyone can do it. Kyle and Lil also talk about how you can get a registration fee waiver for the 2022 Games. Listen today.

Duration:00:25:40

#375 - All Systems Go (Together)

3/4/2022
Today we chat with Camille Clawson of Intermountain LiveWell Center about how ALL of our body's systems are interconnected. There is some compelling research on the subject that suggests our consciousness doesn't come only from our brain cells but from all cells in our body, which might explain why exercise helps with depression and why our gut health is so involved in immunity. Kyle and Lil also talk about how you can enter for a registration fee waiver for the 35th anniversary Huntsman...

Duration:00:25:36

#374 – 35 Years of Sports

2/24/2022
Today, John “Rosey” Rosander, the Director of Sports for the Huntsman World Senior Games joins us to talk about what to look for at the 35th Anniversary Games. Kyle and Lil also talk about this anniversary year including how to win one of 35 registration fee waivers that will be made available throughout the registration season. Listen to hear how you can enter to get your registration fee waived.

Duration:00:25:40