I have received emails saying, this whole idea of using footwear like ours, that doesn’t have a bunch of cushioning and padding and motion control in our support. Or, even walking and running barefoot. That it’s not good. It’s not what you’re supposed to do. Only amazingly, wonderfully talented gifted genetic freak people can actually do it, because we didn’t evolve to stand on hard surfaces or run on pavement. So let me give you the shortest version of today’s podcast…that’s complete nonsense.
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…
What are the most important lessons you could learn about getting in shape that you would get from 90-year-olds who were in a mall? We’re going to find out why that may be true, and we have much, much more with Dr. Courtney Conley in today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast.
Whatever activity you’re doing, whether it’s Yoga or running, or climbing or hiking or lifting, you want to be better at it, right? Maybe not, maybe it would be better if you got bad at a lot of things, but we’re going to be looking at that and much, much more, 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, typically starting with the feet first. because those things are your foundation.
You buy a new pair of running shoes or even walking shoes, or any kind of shoe frankly. And you go for a walk or a run and at a certain point, the shoes get bad. And what could happen to you if you don’t replace them in time, and when do you replace them? Well, I have answers to both of those questions in today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement Podcast, the podcast for people who like to know the truth about what it takes to have a happy, healthy, strong body. starting with the feet first.
If you’re in the Northern hemisphere, winter is coming so you can’t be barefoot anymore. You’re gonna have to put on some big thick padded shoes with a whole lot of cushioning and you know, things to keep you warm, et cetera, et cetera. Right? Okay. Maybe not. Well, we’re going to talk and more…
How can someone who not only makes orthotics basically for a living, but teaches other people how to do that, have a change of heart, and become the preeminent expert in minimalist footwear and natural movement? You’re about to find out on today’s episode of The MOVEMENT Movement, the podcast for people who want to know the truth about what it takes to have a happy, healthy, strong body.
Have you ever had really unpleasant heel pain and then gone to a medical professional who told you that you had Plantar Fasciitis and then gave you an orthotic or an insole or a boot or something to wear to immobilize your foot to treat that? In this podcast, we are going to talk about this and more, including a natural way to address plantar fasciitis.
Could getting a blister on your foot be the most important, valuable thing that ever happens to you as a runner. Crazy as that sounds. I want to encourage you to ponder what your body is doing. Use that information as the appropriate feedback. Pay attention to the good side and if there’s not a good side, just experiment. Just try something different.
We all know the story of the boy who cried wolf, and at the end of the story, the villagers stopped running to find the nonexistent wolf, which didn’t end up very well for the boy. Well, what if there was an industry that’s been effectively and essentially crying wolf? I don’t think it’s going to be much of a surprise when I tell you that that industry is the footwear industry.