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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Today in the program, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with Mike Kilchenstein of RAMP Sports about the big event coming up this weekend, the second annual Bamboozle Art Show and Party.  He’ll share about all the sustainable materials you about the sustainable materials that go into skis and snow boards, then eventually are re-purposed for art.

Then Tara Mohr,  author of Playing Big. She is all over the media with her message – especially to women to find your voice and your passion and to play bigger in their work and in their lives. 

Hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney speak with local photographer and filmmaker Lori Adamski-Peek about her new project - a documentary called Down the Fence, which profiles reined cow horse trainers on their way to a national competition. 

Then they speak with William Alexander - who at age 57 - was inspired to learn French by total immersion.  He wanted to BE French, but settled for devoting a few years of his life to the study.  He survived and has written a book called, "Flirting With French," and he joins us to talk about his experiences. 

On this edition of The Mountain Life, hosts Lynn Ware Peek and Tim Henney welcome Dr. Stephanie Singer who believes there is a healthy approach to aging. Also a discussion with author Jeffrey Kluger about his book, The Narcissist Next Door

The Mountain Life - September 17, 2014

Sep 17, 2014

Today host Lynn Ware Peek is joined by guest co-host Carolyn Frankenburg.  They speak first with  Ulrich Boser about the social instinct of trust.  Why do we trust and should we?  Boser talks about how  the emerging science of trust can transform our lives, rebuild our economy, and strengthen society.

Lynn Ware Peek and guest co-host Chris Cherniak speak with Janna Mann and Andrea Terwillegar,  physical therapists with Alpine Sports Medicine about  a  new technique called Trigger Point Dry needling.  What could it be? We’ll find out. 

On this show Lynn and Tim speak with local experts -  a somber conversation about a recent arrest in Park City of a beloved teacher charged with child pornography possession and distribution. Then about how to safeguard our children from pornography and how to recover from this event. Also Stephanie Cannon, president of the Mushroom Society of Utah was on to talk about mushrooms A-Z.

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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.

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.

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.

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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