Monthly Archives: December 2020

Movement is a Lifestyle Features 16:20 We Want Your Story




Moving2Live is a podcast about movement and exercise for professionals and aficionados.  We also have Movement is a Lifestyle Features. Each week, we publish a brief highlight of a 2- or 4-legged mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity.  The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability.  Click MIAL Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.

This Week: We Want Your Story – Scroll down for our Co-Founder Lisa’s story for Inspiration…and we’re not just looking for human stories…bring us your cat tales, dog diaries, horse lore…you are only limited by your imagination…read Lisa’s profile…then submit a questionnaire for your yourself or your animal friend…

This Week: Lisa Boksenbaum

Where do you consider “Home”? I have moved a lot, searching for “Home.” I’m not sure that I’ve found it yet. I think home is where you feel a sense of connection and belonging. I’m currently living in the South Hills of Pittsburgh.

What are your three favorite movement activities? Hiking (or just walking on the rails-to-trails); cycling (especially loving my new fat bike (a Salsa Cycles Mukluk)); suspension trainer/bodyweight workouts

Describe the best vacation you’ve ever taken? Where did you go? What movement activities did you include? Tough choice! I’m going to go with a two week trip to London (part-work, part-vacation). I walked EVERYWHERE for sightseeing, museum visits, shopping…and tried out several local Pilates studios and other fitness facilities.

What is your favorite pre- or post-workout snack? Pre-workout snack: homemade energy bites (adapted from a recipe by Kathryn Budig in her book, Aim True). Post-workout depends on the intensity of the workout…sometimes trail mix, sometimes a piece of homemade biscotti.

What is your favorite thing to eat? Note: it does not need to be healthy. A tie: REALLY good ice cream (like Millie’s, which is made in Pittsburgh) or excellent bread, cheese, and wine

Do you have a movement activity on your “bucket list”? If not, what’s a movement activity/event you’re looking forward to in the next year? I have a few: Hiking tour of Scotland and Ireland; learn to ride a horse; and a Rim-to-Rim hike of the Grand Canyon.

What do you think is the biggest obstacle to getting people to move more? A combination of the misperception that movement needs to be expensive and/or complicated to be effective and a fear of trying something new

What do you feel is the most adventurous movement activity you’ve ever done? Hiking Camelback Mountain in AZ…followed by the Go Ape High Ropes Adventure Course in North Park (North Hills of Pittsburgh)…heights are not my favorite thing…

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? Massage (although I rarely do it), acupuncture, and snuggling with the cats and Labradors

What is your favorite spot within an hour of where you are currently living? (Bonus points if it is a “hidden gem”) The Montour Trail…not hidden, but definitely a gem….and the newly-cut MTB trails at FitLabPGH HQ

Contact information for Lisa Boksenbaum:
Lisa is the Co-Founder of the Moving2Live Podcast. Follow her movement activities through Moving2Live on social media.
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/_mov2liv/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/movingtoliv

Twitter: https://twitter.com/_mov2liv


Movement is a Lifestyle Features 15:20 We Want Your Pet’s Story




Moving2Live is a podcast about movement and exercise for professionals and aficionados.  We also have Movement is a Lifestyle Features. Each week, we publish a brief highlight of a 2- or 4-legged mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity.  The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability.  Click MIAL Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.

This Week: We Want Your Pet’s Story – Scroll down for 3 Dog Stories for Inspiration…but we’re not just looking for dog stories…bring us your cat tales, goat diaries, horse lore…you are only limited by your imagination…let the profiles below of Nala Rae, Chica, and Malee inspire you…then submit a questionnaire for your animal friend…

Nala Rae’s Profile:
Where do you consider “Home”? North East, Pennsylvania

What are your three favorite movement activities? Jumping to catch my ball, running with the hooman cousins, and protecting mine house from the stray cats!

Describe the best vacation you’ve ever taken? Where did you go? What movement activities did you include? The hoomans took me to some strange big house once. There were other hoomans and they threw some circle thing for me! There was another dog there too, but she was old and wasn’t happy about how fast I was! The only downside to this place was it took 4 hours to get there! That’s a lot of running for this metal thing we were in!

What is your favorite pre- or post-workout snack? Peanut butter on the bananas is the best!

What is your favorite thing to eat? Note: it does not need to be healthy. Peanut butter and those cold sweet potatoes! Thems are yummy in my furry tummy!

Do you have a movement activity on your “bucket list”? If not, what’s a movement activity/event you’re looking forward to in the next year? I’d love it if my hooman would let me run in the mountains, but she says we don’t have any that’s easy to get to.

What do you think is the biggest obstacle to getting people to move more? A leash really holds you back, somedays!

What do you feel is the most adventurous movement activity you’ve ever done? I once ran as fast as possible from a bee. I left my hooman because I was so scared. That was pretty crazy because I went to someone else’s door and I thought it was mine, until my hooman found me!

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? I love to bite frozen peanut butter out of my bone toy while the hooman does my hip therapies! Helps me to ignore her and I get food!

What is your favorite spot within an hour of where you are currently living? (Bonus points if it is a “hidden gem”) I had lots of fun working at this place my hooman’s dad kept calling Pet Supplies. I get to meet all the hoomans, while babysitting mine! She falls a lot, so I gots to be there to help her up or keep others away.

Contact information for Nala Rae:
Nala Rae lives with her hooman, Hallie Buckel, who we Featured on 6/4/20. You can follow Hallie at:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/halbuck2018/

Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/ChristianChronicIlls/

Chica’s Profile:
Where do you consider “Home”? Colorado Springs, CO

What are your three favorite movement activities? Trail running, frisbee (although I have been retired from this activity with concern for the jumping/twisting at my age), and playing in the snow

Describe the best vacation you’ve ever taken? Where did you go? What movement activities did you include? Last week I went with my humans to the Never Summer Mountain range. What is nice about that location is that their hut system allows canines (many hut systems do not). We were able to explore the Nokhu Crags and there was so much snow in June! Our cabin was right next to the creek so I had cold water accessible and could wade if I wanted to. We spent all day running and hiking, then when my humans would glissade the decent I could chase them.

What is your favorite pre- or post-workout snack? When I complete long runs (15+) or run on a hot day, my Mom will take me to get a pup cup from an ice cream stand in Manitou Springs, CO. Manitou is the starting point for a lot of our runs, and the owner is a local runner too. He has a pup cup that is one scoop of vanilla ice cream.

What is your favorite thing to eat? Note: it does not need to be healthy. Popcorn. I eat no human food except for the occasional pup cup and popcorn. When I hear the microwave starting, I run into the kitchen.

Do you have a movement activity on your “bucket list”? If not, what’s a movement activity/event you’re looking forward to in the next year? Every year on my birthday I do a new movement activity. Last year, for my 12th birthday, I summited 12 different peaks in Colorado. This year, when I turn 13, we are going to find a 13er to do.

What do you think is the biggest obstacle to getting people to move more? I think it can be overwhelming for people to start a new activity to create a lifestyle change. When my human, Melissa, started running it was when she adopted me. So she had a structure in place to keep her running since I always wanted to get out. If people don’t have a structure to support their movement, it is difficult to keep going. Additionally, being patient is a big obstacle. A lot of times, dogs, included, we just want to do everything right away. But new movement takes time, training, and patience.

What do you feel is the most adventurous movement activity you’ve ever done? The year I turned 10 was my biggest summer. I summited Pikes Peak (local 14er) 7 times and I had two runs that were over 30 miles. I call that my Banner Summer.

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? I love my humidifier. My humans don’t know why. But they set one up in the bedroom and I love to nap right below the mist, especially after a long run. Rest is especially important and I always take a day off after a hard activity.

What is your favorite spot within an hour of where you are currently living? (Bonus points if it is a “hidden gem”) My favorite summit is a peak in Colorado Springs called Cameron Cone. About halfway up (less than one hour run) there are two rock formations called Gog and Magog. There is always a great view up there (see attached picture with the rainbows)

Contact information for Chica:
Chica does not maintain her own social media accounts, but you can follow her through her Mom, Melissa Stapanowich at:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mstapanowich/

Malee’s Profile:
Where do you consider “Home”? Central Coast NSW Australia

What are your three favorite movement activities? Running, Swimming (if there is a stick to rescue and destroy), and more running

Describe the best vacation you’ve ever taken? Where did you go? What movement activities did you include? Gee, I think nearly every day is a vacation for me. When we do go to another house there’s always either a beach or a forest nearby to explore (and room to run

What is your favorite pre- or post-workout snack? What is this question? Am I supposed to get treats? Rob doesn’t feed me before or after I do any running. Can you please tell him I need more energy

What is your favorite thing to eat? Note: it does not need to be healthy. It’s probably easier to answer what I don’t like……. ahhh nothing really. Rob makes my meals and puts in all sort of yummy stuff (which is all pretty healthy). I do really like Kefir or yogurt with fruit.

Do you have a movement activity on your “bucket list”? If not, what’s a movement activity/event you’re looking forward to in the next year? Covid sucks, I want to camp in the forest and race against the fluffy dogs again

What do you think is the biggest obstacle to getting people to move more? They need to live for the moment a lot more and not worry so much, also they only have two legs

What do you feel is the most adventurous movement activity you’ve ever done? I’m a sled dog. Last year Rob and I were rookies of the year at our club. I get to run through the forest as fast as I like and Rob is there just behind me. He’s much better now since he got the scooter thing cause before it was just like dragging around an anchor (he’s sooo slow just using his legs)

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? Massage, I get all my human friends to do it to me. I like sharing this so when one stops I go to the next one.

What is your favorite spot within an hour of where you are currently living? (Bonus points if it is a “hidden gem”) Strickland forest is just 5 minutes away and I love running the trails there (and occasionally I get to chase a wallaby).

Contact information for Malee:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/therelaxeddog/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/therelaxeddog

Website: https://www.therelaxeddog.com


Don Moxley- Longevity Labs- a mission driven rather than vocation driven professional




Don Moxley (in his own words): Exercise physiologist who has had the opportunity to work with very elite. I started personally defining myself by mission instead of vocation which has led to some very interesting discoveries that relate to the value of exercise.

Don Moxley has arranged for Moving2Live Podcast listeners to receive 50% off their first purchase of spermidine supplements. To take advantage of this offer, use code M2L50 at https://spermidinelife.us

This is Don Moxley’s third interview with Moving2Live. His first interview was released in 2 parts on 4/4/18 and 4/18/18 (Train, Recover, Win & Ohio State University Wrestling); link to Part 1: http://www.moving2live.com/2018/04/04/podcast-14-18-don-moxley-train-recover-win-osu-wrestling/

The second interview was released on 12-12-18 (Cannabinoids and Recovery); link: http://www.moving2live.com/2018/12/12/podcast-4518-don-moxley-applied-sports-scientist-on-cannabinoids-recovery/

Show Notes: Don Moxley, contact info:
E-mail: donmoxley@gmail.com

Websites: https://spermidinelife.us

http://www.longevitybioresearch.org

https://practitioner.spermidinelife.us/account/register

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/spermidinelife.us/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/spermidineLIFE.us/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/donmoxley

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement, by Katy Bowman
https://www.amazon.com/Move-Your-DNA-Restore-Movement/dp/0989653943

Orangetheory Fitness
https://www.orangetheory.com/en-us/

F45 Training
https://f45training.com

The Rise of Superman: Decoding the Science of Ultimate Human Performance, by Steven Kotler
https://www.stevenkotler.com/book-pages/the-rise-of-super-man

Martin E.P. Seligman, PhD (Author; Director, Positive Psychology Network)
https://www.amazon.com/Martin-E.-P.-Seligman/e/B001ILOB78

Stages of Change Model (Transtheoretical Model) developed by Prochaska and DiClemente
https://sphweb.bumc.bu.edu/otlt/mph-modules/sb/behavioralchangetheories/behavioralchangetheories6.html

American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM)
https://www.acsm.org

Paul Sorace, Clinical Exercise Physiologist- Check out the episode of the Moving2Live podcast featuring Paul Sorace, released 11-18-20; link: http://www.moving2live.com/2020/11/18/paul-sorace-clinical-exercise-physiologist/

Wired to Eat, by Robb Wolf
https://robbwolf.com/wiredtoeat/

Kenneth M. Ford, Founder and CEO Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition (IHMC)
https://www.ihmc.us/groups/kford/

IHMC’s STEM-Talk Podcast
https://www.ihmc.us/stemtalks/

Tour of the Scioto River Valley (TOSRV) – Columbus, OH to Portsmouth, OH
https://tosrv.or

Contact Info for Moving2Live:

Web: Moving2Live

Email: mov2liv@gmail.com

Twitter: @_mov2liv

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Check out our sister podcast Fitness Lab Pittsburgh– FitLabPGH

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
 Travel Light by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org


Will Kirousis- Tri-Hard Endurance Sports Coaching




Will Kirousis of Tri-Hard Endurance Coaching has presented and written for national and international organizations on endurance training and has been coaching triathletes and other endurance athletes for over 20 years. Will has been fortunate to help athletes achieve a range of goals, from finishing their first triathlon, to winning age group national and world championships as well as professional national championships. You can follow Will on twitter @willkirousis.

Show Notes: Will Kirousis, contact info:
E-mail: will@tri-hard.com

Website: http://www.tri-hard.com

Twitter: https://twitter.com/willkirousis

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA)
https://www.nsca.com

Mount Washington Road Race
https://mt-washington.com/mount-washington-road-race

Elaine Tierney, Co-Founder, Dirt Rag Magazine
Mossy Lane Products
https://www.mossylaneproducts.com

Check out the episode of our sister podcast FitLabPGH featuring Elaine Tierney, released 9/29/19; link: https://www.fitlabpgh.com/2019/09/29/2722/

Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience, by Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
https://www.amazon.com/Flow-Psychology-Experience-Perennial-Classics/dp/0061339202

Daniel Caulfield, Track and Cross Country Coach, California University of PA
https://calvulcans.com/sports/mens-track-and-field/roster/coaches/daniel-caulfield/727

Check out the Moving2Live Podcast episodes featuring Daniel Caulfield, released 9/11/18 and 9/26/18; Link to Part 1: http://www.moving2live.com/2018/09/11/podcast-33-18/

USA Triathlon
https://www.teamusa.org/usa-triathlon

Joe Friel
https://joefrielsblog.com

Chris Carmichael, Carmichael Training Systems
https://trainright.com/about/chris-bio/

Contact Info for Moving2Live:
Web: Moving2Live

Email: mov2liv@gmail.com

Twitter: @_mov2liv

Instagram: @_mov2liv

Facebook

Listen to podcasts on YouTube

Check out our sister podcast Fitness Lab Pittsburgh– FitLabPGH

Attribution for Intro/Exit Podcast Music:
 Travel Light by Jason Shaw from the album Audionautix: Acoustic, licensed under an Attribution 3.0 United States License. Available at www.FreeMusicArchive.org