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Katy Bowman – Are You Walking Wrong?

Walking is one of the most fundamental things that human beings do. Walking on two legs is what makes us human beings. What if we’re all doing it wrong? That’s right. The simplest thing, walking, are we’re doing it wrong? We’re going to find out on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement podcast. My guest today is Katy Bowman, an internationally recognized biomechanist, author, and science communicator. Katy has both the skill and passion for reintroducing movement into people’s everyday lives.

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The Best and WORST Shoes to Wear with Orthotics

What’s the worst shoe that you could wear if you’re wearing orthotics? And, what’s the best shoe that you can wear if you’re wearing orthotics? If you’re going to wear orthotics or insoles, you need to be very careful about what you’re putting them in. Because, if you put them in the wrong shoe, it can make whatever situation you’re dealing with, worse.

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The Most Dangerous Shoes in the World

Can shoes be dangerous? Oh yes, they can. They can be be very dangerous. Today, we are going to talk about the most dangerous shoes in the world, right here on The MOVEMENT Movement podcast. So here’s where this whole dangerous shoe thing came from, someone I was talking to recently said that he went to a running shoe store and they won’t sell shoes like Xero Shoes because they’re dangerous, the most dangerous shoes ever, he said…

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The Problem With Stretching

You want to warm up for a run or a hike or a workout, so you’ve got to stretch… Right? What if that is the worst thing you could possibly do? Well, we’re going to find out more about that on today’s episode with my guest Kathleen McDonough, PT MA NCPT. Kathleen holds a BA in Exercise Physiology/Physical Education, UC Davis and an MA in Physical Therapy, Stanford University.

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Get Fit and Strong Without a Gym

Research is really clear for runners, walkers, hikers, getting stronger is better, and now you can’t go to the gym, but you might want to go back to the gym. I’m going to try and talk you out of that with my guest today, Al Kavadlo. Al started working out in 1992 when he was just 13 years old. A decade later he began his career in the fitness industry.

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How to NOT Pick a Good Shoe

I’m going to give you some negative advice, how to not pick a good running shoe on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement podcast.  I think it’s important to know how not to do things in order to inform how to do things. Even when I’m teaching people how to run naturally or run barefoot, I’ll often have them exaggerate bad patterns because that way it really highlights what that pattern is and makes it easier to start doing something different.

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Does Barefoot Running Cure Injuries?

The holy grail is knowing how to run without getting injured, whether you’re wearing shoes or going barefoot, that’s really your goal is to enjoy going out…enjoy running, and not worry about being able to do it the next day. Let’s find out more with my guest today, Peter Francis, a lecturer in sports, exercise and rehabilitation science at Leeds Beckett University.

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Don’t Build Core Strength

Yeah, it’s important to have a strong core. Well, what if that’s the worst thing you could possibly have? That’s what we’re going be diving into today with my guest Jae Gruenke, a Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner, running technique expert, and founder of The Balanced Runner™. Jae has been helping runners from beginner to Olympian improve their form since 2003. She is a Feldenkrais practitioner, and uses this method of movement education to help runners improve their form and improve their motor control.