Words Matter – Podcast Episode #109

Words Matter: In which Katy Bowman reads three more of the essays that appear in Alignment Matters— Science of Wellness, Immunity Boost, and Correcting Anatomy Misconceptions. Through these three essays, Katy examines why definitions matter—and how tough it is to communicate ideas with language instead of math, equations, and physical relativity. You’ll hear lots of updates in these essays of Katy’s current thinking about these matters, and you’ll find out that you…

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Squat Exercise Advent Roundup

I’ve done an exercise advent the last few years, and this year I picked “You Do Know Squat” (you can listen me talk about my decision in this episode of my podcast)! Below you’ll find all 24 posts–feel free to use them as a daily routine or in conjunction with the exercises from the You Don’t Know Squat and You Still Don’t Know Squat posts. Enjoy!   #SquatAdvent DAY 1: Ok friends,…

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The Calf Stretch – Podcast Episode #88

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why Calf Stretch appears in just about every book she’s ever written. OVERVIEW 01:16:00 – Let’s Talk About the Calf Stretch Jump to section 02:01 – Calf Stretching without stretching your calves? Jump to section 04:52 – Why is Calf Stretching important Jump to section 08:10 – It’s like whiplash Jump to section 11:47 – It’s not range of motion for its own sake Jump…

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Back to (Body) School Challenge

Friends, I’m a huge nerd. I love school, and back-to-school, and September. I get sad EVERY YEAR I don’t have a new Trapper Keeper and silver LA Gear high tops. There’s a lot about school I loved, most of all the new things to become aware of—and I love assignments. I LOVE ASSIGNMENTS! And, I also like measuring things. So, thinking on all of this—that it’s September, and I want to go…

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Core Strength Advent Calendar 2016

Day 1: Trapeze (aka Tree Climbing Prep). A big thwart to abdominal force production is stiffness in the low back (and also in the upper back and shoulders, but that’s coming up later). I’ll be giving you things to address pelvic mobility next, but for today, see what you got. Lie on your back holding a strap or belt as pictured in Step 1 (eventually you can lose the 3″ advantage that…

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Moving Through the Winter, Podcast Ep. 37

Episode 37 Moving Through the Winter Indoor and Outdoor Moving Tips for Winter Living Listen to this podcast Access all previous podcasts via your podcast provider of choice (Stitcher, iTunes, Libsyn, or Soundcloud.)   Short, dark days and long, cold night might make you want to crawl under a blanket until April, but Katy makes the case for getting your natural movement during less-than-friendly weather. Learn why it matters not only that…

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