Maybe everything I’ve ever said about minimalist footwear, or natural movement, or barefoot running is wrong, and if you try any of those things, you’re going to get hurt. Let’s find out on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement podcast with my friend Jonathan Beverly, long time editor of running times magazine, author of Your Best Stride, and now editor of podiumrunner.com.
Let’s say you’re a runner and you want to become a better runner, what’s the best way to do that? How about stop running and do something else Instead? The thing that I’m about to tell you will guaranteed make you a better, healthier runner, who can continue running for much, much longer. Here we go. Two words. Drum roll please. Strength training.
If you have foot pain or heel pain, what many people call plantar fasciitis, the treatments that you probably will hear about could be the worst thing you could ever do, to not only get rid of that problem, but for foot health in general. We’re going to find out more about that on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement podcast.
Did you know that 75% of children spend less time outdoors than prison inmates? And if you’re shaking your head going, oh my God that’s horrible for children, you are not much better. We’re going to find out why, and more importantly what you can do about that with our guest today Darryl Edwards, on The MOVEMENT Movement podcast.
You want to get in shape? You want to be strong, you want to be healthy? You’ll probably join a gym. Could that be the worst decision you have ever made? Well, we’re going to find out more about that and many other things on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement podcast, with my special guest: Erwan Le Corre, founder of MovNat, a physical education & fitness system based on the full range of natural human movement abilities.
Does all the training that you’ve done for balance not help your balance at all? Maybe. We’re going to find out more because of the two guys that are sitting next to me, Nymbl Science’s Co-Founder Tom Virden and Director of Clinical Operations, Nathan Estrada, 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.
We all know how to walk, right? I mean, you know, one foot in front of the other. We’ve been doing this since we were babies. What’s the big deal? Maybe we don’t know how to walk as well as we could, or as well as you think you are. Here’s a couple of weird questions; Can you walk for hours without a problem? Like many hours? Many, many miles without a problem?
Could any problem that you’ve ever had with your feet, with your ankles, with your knees, with your hips, with your back, just be because of something going on with your toes? I don’t know, but we’re going to find out on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast, with special guest Dr. Ray McLanahan, the creator of Correct Toes.