Katy Bowman — biomechanist and author of Move Your DNA: Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement — stops by the show to discuss why you are how you move. This episode is pretty darn funny!
Here's what we talked about:
2:31 – How the science of biomechanics will make you way HOTTER.
4:10 – Floppy Fin Syndrome in captive whales and how it applies to you, me, and our DNA.
9:42 – “You don’t want to fix a problem in the same environment in which it occurred.”
10:57 – You are what you eat, but you are also how you move.
13:36 – Are bras and underwear partly responsible for the rise in cancers of the breast and testicles?
20:14 – How breastfeeding develops the jaw, sinus and facial muscles of babies.
22:58 – Why exercise in a modern context creates disease. (It’s not what you think!)
27:33 – What you can do at home or work to jump start your physical activity flatline.
29:42 – Is my standup desk any better than sitting at my desk?
32:54 – Why running on a treadmill and running over ground are two DIFFERENT movements.
38:28 – What REALLY pumps your blood.
42:32 – How arterial plaque is a good thing … well, to a point.
45:55 – Order Move Your DNA!
Hosted by Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness.