Alignment Matters: Change Your Mind, Change Your Joints – Podcast Episode #108

Katy Bowman reads three more essays from her book Alignment Matters: Your Position in Life, Varus and Valgus, and Hidden Doubts, and riffs on the connections among them. Essentially, change your mind, and your body will follow. Plus, get a free audiobook when you sign up for a 30-day free trial with Audible—and find out what’s next for the Move Your DNA podcast. OVERVIEW 00:02:12 – Alignment Matters Essay #1 – Your…

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Movement Matters: Children’s Books and Things

I’m getting ready to officially close my blog. It will stay available, but I will close that chapter of my service over the remainder of 2016. Before I go off-blog, I’ve written this and two more posts to help  integrate the content of Movement Matters into your own life should you wish.  Movement Matters covers a lot of ground, but if I had to sum the book up with one (compound) word…

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Get a Grip – Podcast Episode #61

Studies reveal that millennials’ grip strength is 10% less than test subjects in the same age range 30 years ago. Cause for concern, or cause for setting the standards to a “new norm”? Is it because we’re not farming, or rather are we too good at thumb swiping? Katy does a quick double-take in this handy episode.   KATY: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast. Where Katy Bowman and Dani Hemmat talk…

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Sedentary Culture in the News – Podcast Episode #54

Description: Language—and words—matter. Recent headlines in the news can lead to a murky grasp of how health and wellness are really attained, and what we’re really discussing, for that matter. We’ll talk about recent news that will hopefully prompt a deeper examination of our sedentary culture and how it is shaped by both the biggest and smallest of things. KATY: It’s the Katy Says podcast, where movement geek, Dani Hemmat, joins biomechanist,…

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Back-to-school SHOE shopping

This post was updated August 7, 2018 for better organization and to replace and update minimal footwear brands. I also fixed some typos and smoothed out the writing because why not?! – KB The winding up of summer vacation means a lot of things, and for many of us it means back to school shoe shopping. Although the anatomy of our feet require lots of movement to keep them functioning well, most…

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Headlines That Move, Podcast Ep. 25

Episode 25: Headlines that Move Description: Body News Review Listen to this podcast Access all previous podcasts via your podcast provider of choice (Stitcher, iTunes, Libsyn, or Soundcloud.) The news lately has been filled with exciting body nerd news: After 56 years perched in high heels, Barbie can now wear flats. That’s big news, right? And two days later, NPR featured a story on lost postures and a theory as to why…

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