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 of The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast, the podcast for people who want to know the truth about what it takes to have a happy, healthy, strong body, starting with the feet first.

Today my guest is Kathleen McDonough, PT MA NCPT. Kathleen holds a BA in Exercise Physiology/Physical Education, UC Davis and an MA in Physical Therapy, Stanford University. She has been a Physical Therapy professional for over 30 years and is a PMA® Certified Pilates Teacher.

Her great depth of experience and education are brought together in her wholistic approach to treatment, with an emphasis on creating a personalized plan for regaining your optimal health. Kathleen’s experience includes orthopedics, sports medicine, Pilates-based rehabilitation, classical Pilates and peak performance training.

You can visit Kathleen McDonough’s website at:

If you have questions for me about the show, please email me, Steven Sashen, at, or visit the website at, and find what’s going on, be part of the family of helping people discover and rediscover that natural movement is the obvious better healthy choice, just like natural food is… If you want to be part of the tribe, please subscribe. And most importantly, go out, have fun, live life feet first.

So let us jump in and find out why stretching is a horrible thing.

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