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FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks 43:19




Movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity…because movement is part of what makes life complete.  Each week our #Pittsburgh based #podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new #interview on Sunday, FitLabPGH Features on Thurs and movement tips/lifestyle #hacks MWF.  All highlighting movement in the #PGH area.

For week 43 of 2019 we talked about watching your step so you don’t stumble and fall, getting on your bike and riding and steps, steps and even more steps.

Our FitLabPGH Feature this week was Jackie Baker.

We are always looking for more Features!!  Learn more about our Features and submit a questionnaire to be highlighted, but first check out the tips & hacks for this week below:


FitLabPGH Features 43:19 Jackie Baker




FitLabPGH is a podcast about movement and movement opportunities in the Pittsburgh, PA area.  Once a week we also highlight a FitLabPGH mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity.  The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability.  Click FitLabPGH Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.

This Week: Jackie Baker

Are you a Pittsburgh native? If not, what brought you to the Pittsburgh area? We moved here when I was a baby, my dad worked for PPG. I’ve been here my whole life!

What are your three favorite movement activities in the Pittsburgh area? Yoga and climbing at Ascend is my daily grind; after work I try to get a mountain bike ride or run in on the numerous trail systems within an hour of the city; weekends you can find me climbing, SUPing, hiking or xc-skiing at the many recreation areas we have within a three hour radius.

Describe your fantasy movement-focused vacation…cost is not an object…where do you go and what do you do? I would love to summit more mountains, traverse more long trails, bike across the country, explore more waterways. International travel is high on the list, but so are Alaska, Hawaii, the southwestern desert, the Pacific Northwest…

What is your go-to weekday breakfast? Your weekend breakfast? Banana and yogurt with walnuts and cinnamon, and coffee. Weekends I like to sauté a ton of veggies with my eggs and eat a giant bowl of it with cottage cheese and hot sauce. Also, all the smoothies, every day.

What is your favorite thing to eat in Pittsburgh? Note: it does not need to be healthy. Gooskis Jamaican Jerk wings. Polish Hill represent.

What is the most unusual and/or challenging movement activity you’ve done? Would you do it again? This year I participated in the MS150 Escape to the Lake charity event. We cycled 150 miles on backroads from Moraine state park to Erie over the course of two days. It was awesome! It was the first time I’d ever rode more than 70 miles in a day, and though I’d been training for it for a month, I probably didn’t give myself enough time to train or vary my training terrain enough. It kicked my butt but I’d definitely do it again! Though I’d like to switch up the course next time – I have my sites set on the RAGBRAI in Iowa, or hitting the newly opened Great American Rail Trail.

What movement activity/event are you looking forward to in the next year? A major goal of mine is to be accepted into the Explorers Club of Pittsburgh’s mountaineering school next fall and summit Mount Whitney in the winter of 2021. I plan on working on my technical rope, anchor and rescue skills during the climbing season next year in preparation for this.  I’m also looking to get back into whitewater and feeling a little bit more comfortable paddling after a hiatus this year.  Also, is it ever going to snow again? I’d like to do more cross-country skiing this winter and I only got out a couple times last year!

Would you rather go scuba diving or skydiving? Scuba. I want to look at all the pretty things!

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? I love just relaxing with a movie and a jigsaw puzzle and a homecooked meal. Sometimes I just need to recharge my batteries and let my mind wander.

What is the one place visitors to Pittsburgh “must” see? McConnells Mill State Park, or the Laurel Highlands. I really don’t spend that much time in the city

Contact info for Jackie Baker:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/snackiecaker/


David Lobur- Functional Medicine Physician (re-release)



Information about Dr Lobur: Dr. David Lobur is a board-certified internist and Institute for Functional Medicine (IFM) certified practitioner, who provides expertise from both of these healing disciplines to help guide his patients upwards from the depths of complicated medical issues to the pinnacle of towering health. Dr. Lobur is the Owner of Squirrel Hill Family Wellness Center.  He was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA.  He earned his undergraduate degree from the University of Notre Dame and his medical degree (MD) from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia.  He performed his Residency and Chief Residency at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, where he continued to work as a hospitalist until 2015, when he began seeing functional medicine patients.  In January 2016 he joined forces with Dr. Franne Berez at Squirrel Hill Family Wellness Center, which he was elated to purchase in March 2018.  He loves working with patients via functional medicine and takes great pride and joy in the journeys he takes with them.  He is excited about the future of the practice and cannot wait to see what further adventures await him in his own life with the compass of functional medicine guiding his way.  Dr. Lobur and his wife Jaclyn have 4 children.

This episode was originally released on June 16, 2019.  We are re-releasing it to remind you that Fall is NOT the time to let your guard down about ticks and lyme disease.

Show Notes:
 Dr. David Lobur, Owner, Squirrel Hill Family Wellness Center, Contact Information:
E-mail: davidloburmd@gmail.com

Website: http://www.drlobur.com

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

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Peter Thomas, DC, ATC, Motion for Life
http://www.drpetethomas.com

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Dr. Pete Thomas, released 1/21/18; Link: https://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/01/21/podcast-3-18-peter-thomas-dc-atc-motion-for-life/

Food Rules by Michael Pollan
https://michaelpollan.com/books/food-rules/

“Super Size Me” Documentary by Morgan Spurlock
http://morganspurlock.com/work/super-size-me/

The Institute for Functional Medicine
https://www.ifm.org

Dale Bredesen, The End of Alzheimer’s
https://www.ahnphealth.com/dr-bredesen.html

International Lyme and Associated Diseases Society (ILADS)
https://www.ilads.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instagram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks – YouTube channel (posted on Instagram too)

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

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

 


FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks 42:19




Movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity…because movement is part of what makes life complete.  Each week our #Pittsburgh based #podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new #interview on Sunday, FitLabPGH Features on Thurs and movement tips/lifestyle #hacks MWF.  All highlighting movement in the #PGH area.

For week 42 of 2019 we talked about more shoes, comfortable #cycling and #movement variety.

Our FitLabPGH Feature this week was Shell Juricich.

We are always looking for more Features!!  Learn more about our Features and submit a questionnaire to be highlighted, but first check out the tips & hacks for this week below:


FitLabPGH Features 42:19 Shell Juricich




FitLabPGH is a podcast about movement and movement opportunities in the Pittsburgh, PA area.  Once a week we also highlight a FitLabPGH mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity.  The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability.  Click FitLabPGH Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.

This Week: Shell Juricich

Are you a Pittsburgh native? If not, what brought you to the Pittsburgh area? Native

What are your three favorite movement activities in the Pittsburgh area? Yoga, LUX bootcamp, CrossFit

Describe your fantasy movement-focused vacation…cost is not an object…where do you go and what do you do? Yoga retreat to St Martin or Aruba

What is your go-to weekday breakfast? Your weekend breakfast? Protein shake and blueberries

What is your favorite thing to eat in Pittsburgh? Note: it does not need to be healthy. Honestly – fresh fruit from farmer markets

What is the most unusual and/or challenging movement activity you’ve done? Would you do it again? Snatches. They are difficult and took awhile to get the movement right.

What movement activity/event are you looking forward to in the next year? Yoga Retreat to 7 Springs with Yoga Flow. LUX bootcamps Yoga Sculpts

Would you rather go scuba diving or skydiving? Scuba diving

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? Walking through the woods

What is the one place visitors to Pittsburgh “must” see? Laurel Highlands. I’m not a city girl.

Contact info for Shell Juricich:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/shell_jur/


Anna Tobias- Sailor and Crossfit Athlete




Anna Tobias (in her own words): I am a 2x Olympian, 2008 Olympic Gold Medalist. I’m currently training and trying for the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. I am also a 7x CrossFit Games Athlete, and 2x Masters 35-39 CrossFit Games Champion. Currently own T2 CrossFit in Bridgeville with my husband Brad Tobias.

Show Notes: Anna Tobias, Contact Information:
E-mail: atunnicliffe01@gmail.com

Websites: https://henkentobiassailing.com

T2 Home

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/atunnicliffetobias/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anna.tunnicliffe.7

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Chris Mayhew, Cycling Coach
http://jbvcoaching.com/chrismayhew.asp

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Chris Mayhew, released 10/6/19; Link: http://bit.ly/FLP-Mayhew

T2 CrossFit, Bridgeville, PA
http://t2crossfit.com

Old Dominion University, Norfolk, VA
https://www.odu.edu

Three Rivers Rowing Association
http://threeriversrowing.org

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Matt Grau, Head Coach of Three Rivers Junior Rowing, released 2/25/18
Link: https://www.fitlabpgh.com/2018/02/25/podcast-8-18-matt-grau-three-rivers-rowing/

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instagram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks – YouTube channel (posted on Instagram too)

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

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

 


FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks 41:19




Movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity…because movement is part of what makes life complete.  Each week our #Pittsburgh based #podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new #interview on Sunday, FitLabPGH Features on Thurs and movement tips/lifestyle #hacks MWF.  All highlighting movement in the #PGH area.

For week 41 of 2019 we talk #makeiteasy to move more, #wearahelmet and #shoes that fit…all with the ethos #movementisalifestyle.

Our FitLabPGH Feature this week was Archie Manning Rasky .

We are always looking for more Features!!  Learn more about our Features and submit a questionnaire to be highlighted, but first check out the tips & hacks for this week below:


FitLabPGH Features 41:19 Archie Manning Rasky




FitLabPGH is a podcast about movement and movement opportunities in the Pittsburgh, PA area.  Once a week we also highlight a FitLabPGH mover…someone who understands that movement is a lifestyle…not just an activity.  The questions are lightly edited to allow for easy readability.  Click FitLabPGH Features for more info if you want to be featured/know someone who should be featured.

This Week: Archie Manning Rasky

Are you a Pittsburgh native? If not, what brought you to the Pittsburgh area? I am originally from Ohio but have lived in Pittsburgh since I was 8 weeks old!

What are your three favorite movement activities in the Pittsburgh area? swimming in the fountain steps on the north shore, chasing sticks in the Westmoreland Heritage Trail creek, swimming in the Point Fountain

Describe your fantasy movement-focused vacation…cost is not an object…where do you go and what do you do? on a boat- jumping off the edge of the boat to catch my ball, bringing it back and playing keep away from my mom and dad

What is your go-to weekday breakfast? Your weekend breakfast? raw turkey with blueberries, pumpkin, raw egg, veggies, and some kibble

What is your favorite thing to eat in Pittsburgh? Note: it does not need to be healthy. anything my mom is eating. mostly Iron Born Pizza

What is the most unusual and/or challenging movement activity you’ve done? Would you do it again? trying to jump the high fence at my grandparents house. would not do again. failed miserably.

What movement activity/event are you looking forward to in the next year? walking down the aisle at mom and dads wedding

Would you rather go scuba diving or skydiving? scuba. it’s in the water and I love swimming

What is your favorite recovery or self-care practice? scritch scratches from mom, sleeping while she uses the furminator to brush me

What is the one place visitors to Pittsburgh “must” see? any of the breweries where dogs are allowed

Contact info for Archie Rasky:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/archiemanningrasky/


Chris Mayhew- Cycling Coach



Chris Mayhew (in his own words): I am a coach for bicycle racers.  Riding since 1989, racing since 1994, coaching since 2006.  Raised in Kentucky, Pittsburgh for now.

Show Notes: Chris Mayhew, Contact Information:
E-mail: chris@jbvcoaching.com

Website: http://jbvcoaching.com/chrismayhew.asp

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/seemayhem/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/csmayhew

Links mentioned in the Podcast:
Reginald’s Coffee, Bethel Park, PA
https://www.reginaldscoffee.com

Mediterra Bakehouse, Pittsburgh, PA
http://mediterrabakehouse.com

Louisville Mega Cavern, Louisville, KY
https://louisvillemegacavern.com

Bluegrass 10,000 and Fun Run, 4th of July, Lexington, KY
https://www.lexingtonky.gov/bluegrass-10-000-and-fun-run

Evan Robinson, Co-Owner, Steady State Cycles, Pittsburgh, PA (Fox Chapel)
https://steadystatecycles.com

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Evan Robinson of Steady State Cycles, released 8/25/19
Link: https://www.fitlabpgh.com/2019/08/25/evan-robinson-steady-state-cycles/

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

Check out the FitLabPGH Podcast episode featuring Elaine Tierney, released 9/29/19
Link: http://bit.ly/2mMw5kx

Pittsburgh Cyclocross (Sports League)
https://www.facebook.com/pghcyclocross/

WPCX – Western PA Cyclocross
https://www.facebook.com/WPCX-117772525575247/

Mid-Atlantic Cyclocross Series
https://www.maccross.org

Contact Info for FitLabPGH:
Email: fitlabpgh@gmail.com

Twitter: @fitlabpgh

Instagram: @fitlabpgh

We update via Facebook too!!

Movement Tips and Lifestyle Hacks – YouTube channel (posted on Instagram too)

Check out our sister podcast Moving2Live concise but interesting podcasts for the movement and exercise professional and amateur aficionado.

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

 


FitLabPGH Movement Tips & Lifestyle Hacks 40:19




Movement is a lifestyle, not just an activity…because movement is part of what makes life complete.  Each week our #Pittsburgh based #podcast FitLabPGH brings you a new #interview on Sunday, FitLabPGH Features on Thurs and movement tips/lifestyle #hacks MWF.  All highlighting movement in the #PGH area.

For week 40 of 2019 we talk proper dog training, trail etiquette and sock ideas for healthier feet.

Our FitLabPGH Feature this week was Harper & Hudson O’Korn.

We are always looking for more Features!!  Learn more about our Features and submit a questionnaire to be highlighted, but first check out the tips & hacks for this week below: