Katy Bowman founder of Nutritious Movement and author of Move Your DNA, Movement Matters, and more brings her extensive knowledge of movement to the podcast today. Katy tells us how she has rearranged and remodeled her house to incorporate more movement into her daily life.
She also gives a ton of very practical advice on exercise, why feet strength is important and how convenience is the enemy of exercise. Make sure to listen all the way through because this episode is full of golden nuggets for both seasoned athletes and people trying to get out of their sedentary lifestyle.
2:30- Katy’s beginnings. How she evolved from exercise kinesiology to becoming an expert in natural movement.
4:45- Katy’s recommendations for integrating movement into your busy schedule.
7:30- The Movement Diet, translating movement into a beneficial regimen.
8:12- Kick off your shoes. Why you need to strengthen your feet.
11:18- How Katy has remodeled her house to exercise her feet.
14:50- Recommended exercises to avoid hip and lower back pain and how to avoid those problems.
How to know if you are losing mobility
18:15- How to know if you are losing mobility.
20:30- Movement vitamins- how to “supplement” your exercise routine to make sure you are maintaining mobility.
25:55- How to incorporate movement into your daily routine.
30:15- Is movement enough? What are the benefits of movement vs intentional muscle contraction?
33:00- Reconnecting to our nature- Katy’s study of an evolutionarily supported life. A journey into cellular movement.
37:15- Katy’s unique perspective to incorporate more muscles into your training.
39:00- How to incorporate a furniture-free lifestyle.
41:15- Move for your food- how processing your own food forces movement and increases joint mobility.
45:47- How to change your house around to encourage movement. How convenience is the enemy of exercise.