The Mountain Life

Wednesday, 9-10 AM

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney
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. 

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After a break for Sundance Film Festival, The Mountain Life returns with Carl Ingwell of Clean Air Utah, he'll join us to talk about last week's clean air rally at the capitol. 

Then Mike Ritland, former Navy Seal and dog trainer  The author of Team Dog:  How to Train your Dog the Navy Seal Way.

Finally, it's Touch: The Science of Hand, Heart, and Mind, by David J. Linden.  Fascinating conversation about the power of touch. 

 

In this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Ryan Ferguson. He was wrongfully imprisoned at age 19 for a crime he had nothing to do with. He spent 10 years trying to be freed in an inept justice system, but that's not why we speak to him. It's about the book that he compiled while in prison about fitness and nutrition. This guy turned lemons into lemonade in a huge way.

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henny speak with Kathy and Jamie Meyer of Meyer Education & Family Services. The Meyers specialize in helping families who need support with their child’s psychological and educational journey.

Then, What the Fork Are You Eating?'s Stephanie Sacks talks about her new book - it's the truth about what's hidden in your food.

In this edition of The Mountain Life, there are many things that  high altitude can produce – low birth weight, shortness of breath, headaches – but depression and suicide?  One researcher at the University of Utah says yes.   Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Dr. Perry Renshaw, professor of psychiatry.

In this special New Years Eve edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Jessica Winderl and Shaun Raskin, the creators and practitioners of Breathe Retreat taking place in March. Then, they speak with Robbie Rogers about his book: Coming Out to Play.

In this Christmas Eve edition of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Time Henney speak first with Dr. ShawnTalbott, a Nutritional Biochemist and an expert in the science of Nrf2, a pathway that works as a natural cellular response to stress, aging, and elimination of free radicals.  

On The Mountain Life, Tim and Lynn speak with Jennifer Mulholland of Health Happy Human beings.  She’ll join us to preview the winter solstice celebration coming up this Sunday.  

Then, a conversation with Peter Metcalf, founder and CEO of outdoor gear company,  Black Diamond, and the former outspoken head of the Utah Outdoor retailers association. As a follow up to the last week’s interview of state representative Kraig Powell who supports the Utah Land Grab, we’ll hear the other side from a well-respected local voice.

In this edition of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn and Tim speak with  Edy McConnell, who always has something interesting to say and share. In her writing workshops and yoga teaching she expands her audience, sparks curiosity and energizes creativity.

Then Sue Aikens. She's one of the subjects of the National Geographic Channel series:  Life Below Zero.  Sue is as tough as the grizzly bear that attacked her and left her for dead several years ago.   She talks about how and why she survived and what life is like Below Zero..

In this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and guest host Chris Cherniak speak with the executive director of the Utah Avalanche Center, Paul Diegel. Then,  it’s Sean Foy – with the Burst Workout. All that plus some wisdom on thriving after 50.
 

In this edition of The Mountain Life hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Chris Cherniak talk to Eileen Dunn of Done to your taste catering to give  a few twists on Thanksgiving classics and other good tips. Then it's food historian Rebecca Rupp who talks  about the social and cultural nature of sharing food around a table. Finally, the editor of the book review and the column for the New York Times Pamela Paul is on.

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