The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney

  On the Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney explore a wide variety of topics from health, fitness and nutrition to parenting, lifestyle and education. Lynn Ware Peek is a local news reporter for KPCW, as well as an endurance athlete and sports massage therapist. Tim Henney is also an endurance athlete and an advocate of healthy whole-lifestyle. 

For inquiries and guests and content, contact Lynn directly at lynn@kpcw.org.

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State & Regional
1:12 pm
Wed August 27, 2014

The Mountain Life - August 27, 2014

On this episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn and Tim kicked off the show with a visit from Laurie Moldawer, founder of the Park City Culinary Institute. The organization gained accreditation in April and will begin issuing degrees and diplomas this fall. Additional courses are being added and enrollment is now open. Sisters Lindsay and Lexi Kite then joined the show to talk about Beauty Redefined, their project to help people deal with body image issues.

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State & Regional
2:24 pm
Wed August 20, 2014

The Mountain Life - August 20, 2014

The KPCW Summer Pledge Drive continues through Friday and on this episode of The Mountain Life, Lynn and Tim spoke with Kathy Volz, General Manager and Josh Carr, Membership Director of Park Meadows Country Club. Park Meadows is an underwriter of the show and they updated Lynn, Tim and the audience on all that is new with Park Meadows as well encouraging their customers to support KPCW.

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State & Regional
4:05 pm
Wed August 13, 2014

The Mountain Life - August 13, 2014

Lynn started today's show with a conversation about concussions with Chris Nowinski, author of Head Games - Football's Concussion Crisis. They discussed the potentially serious injury a concussion can be, especially for young people involved in sports. Lynn also spoke with Dr. Craig Bryan, a University Of Utah professor of Psychology who specializes in depression and suicide. With all the discussion in the wake of the loss of Robin Williams, it's a good time to remember all the resources available that can help those who struggle with such a condition.

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State & Regional
2:57 pm
Wed August 6, 2014

The Mountain Life - August 6, 2014

On this episode, Lynn and Tim spoke with Dr. David Casarett, a physician and researcher who joined the show to talk about the new book Shocked: Adventures In Bringing Back The Recently Dead. It's a chronicle of his exploration of cutting edge resuscitation....from suspended animation to cryonics, even crowd sourced resuscitation. Gretchen Reynolds, a contributor to the New York Times blog Well, then joined the show to talk about the relative upsides of short, intensive workouts versus longer, slower activities.

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State & Regional
3:50 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 30, 2014

On this episode of KPCW's The Mountain Life, hosts Tim Henney and Lynn Ware Peek spoke with Dr. Troy Flanagan, High Performance Director at The USSA Center Of Excellence about the new age of individualized training of Olympic hopefuls and their session on the new Nordic Treadmill. Whitney Kozlowski, the creative force behind Basin Recreation's Power Hour, then joined the show to talk about the program and how it came about. Sessions continue twice daily on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at Matt Knoop Memorial Park.

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State & Regional
3:29 pm
Wed July 23, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 23, 2014

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney started today's episode with a conversation with a group of accomplished runners and their parents. These kids have set world records and can tick off a 5K in about 16 minutes - some of them actually beat Tim Henney during the annual 4th Of July Fun Run. Next up, they spoke with Zelda La Grange, author of Good Morning Mr. Mandela. She was Nelson Mandela's long-time personal assistant and honorary "grand daughter".

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State & Regional
1:40 pm
Wed July 16, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 16, 2014

Tim Henney and guest co-host Chris Cherniak started off today's show with a conversation with Paul Greenberg, author of American Catch - The Fight For Our Local Seafood. Dr. Ariel Ford, a clinical psychologist, then joined the show to talk about her combination of Western science and Eastern thought in her practice. Finally, Leslie Miller joined the show to talk about a University Of Utah sponsored environmental symposium called Reimagine Western Landscapes.

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State & Regional
1:17 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 9 2014

Lynn & Tim were joined this week by Dr. Cary Sennett, President & CEO of the Asthma & Allergy Foundation of America. They talked about a new report from the CDC detailing declining asthma rates in the US as well as tips for managing the condition, etc. Todd Hageman, technical director for the Tour of Utah also joined the show to talk about Kamas being a stop on the next Tour, coming in August. Katie Stellpflug, owner of Artique, also joined the show to talk about the Tour - she is on the local organizing committee.

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State & Regional
10:28 am
Wed July 2, 2014

The Mountain Life - July 2, 2014

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney spoke with Eileen Dunn, owner of Done To Your Taste catering. It's grown to be a competitive business and she talks about how it all got started for her, etc. Writer and adventurer Brian Benson then joins the show to talk about biking while trying to woo the love of his life.

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Healthy Lifestyle
2:08 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

The Mountain Life - June 25, 2014

The first guest is two time former Park City Mayor, Brad Olch. He has made many a lot of observations around the globe about what works in towns like ours.  The second guest is Greg McKewen, author of the book "Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less".

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