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life athlete

Life Athletes have a few things in common: The desire to improve their fitness, understand their body, sharpen their minds, increase their awareness—and keep pushing forward. At its heart, this system points toward a new vision of how to be in your body. A kind of physical intelligence.


this is peter

Peter Shmock is a two-time Olympian and All-American NCAA track and field athlete. He has worked as a trainer for the Seattle Mariners, the Seattle Reign, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and many NBA, NFL, and MLB players and Olympic athletes. Mostly he works with average folks who desire to become more vital and physically competent.


the book

Life Athletes come in all shapes and sizes, ages, and abilities. Your body should be there for you when you need it, and it can be the center of a more graceful and relaxed life. Learn how a philosophy and practice that works for an Olympic athlete can prepare you for challenges we face across life’s spectrum.


"Peter is an inspirational teacher, and my time with him has been a true gift.”

Karen Bryant, Former President and CEO, the Seattle Storm, WNBA

"Peter taught me how to get done more by doing less.”


Apolo Ohno. USA Olympic Gold Medalist Speed Skater

"Peter elevates ‘getting in shape’ to encompassing a person’s mind and soul."

Garth Stein, New York Times bestselling author of The Art of Racing in the Rain and A Sudden Light