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Aaron Alexander

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Creating Optimal Morning & Evening Routines for Fat Loss, Metabolic Health with Aaron Alexander

High Intensity Health with Mike Mutzel, MS

Learn strategies to create an optimal morning and evening routine for fat loss, metabolic health and productivity with guest Aaron Alexander.  Support your next workout with the new Electrolyte + Creatine Combo by MYOXCIENCE: https://bit.ly/electrolyte-stix Save with code podcast at checkout Link to books and resources: https://bit.ly/3yjnyXC Episode Time Stamps: 01:55 Get sun in your eyes within 20 minutes of waking to kickstart and entrain your circadian rhythm. 02:55 The ideal morning includes movement, grounding, and breathwork. You can change your state by altering the way that you breathe. Running is breathwork. 06:55 You can alter your blood pressure with 6 deep breaths. 08:10 Bowel movements help remove toxins, spent hormones, and other waste. Bowel movements are easier after breath work and movement. Your GI tract has a circadian rhythm. 14:52 Workout fasted or supplemented? Mike says – do what helps you have the best workout. Creating an oxygen debt and hypertrophy through exercise is more important than metabolic debt or stress.  Women are more prone to overindulging in the post exercise window compared to men. 17:53 For fat burning, morning training would best have resistance training and some HIIT woven in. 20:20 Looking up into the early morning sun stimulates neurological tissue to induce an energizing feeling. Looking down suggest to your physiology that it is time to rest. 21:35 Scanning the horizon can support unwinding stress. Focused vision is more of an upregulation of your nervous system. 26:30 As with animals, we innately know how much sun to get, how much water to drink and more. How does it feel? 29:25 Space travel, out of gravity, causes rapid ageing. Bones lose density. You lose muscle mass. You gain fat. Astronaut’s resistance training reduces the deleterious effects of zero gravity. 31:00 Integrate fitness into who you are. Allow nature in. We compartmentalize healthy practices. 32:50 Moving your muscles through the day, tells your muscles that you are active, helping with blood sugar regulation, fat oxidation, and help move the lymphatic system. 34:30 Having strong relationships trumps all health factors. 36:25 People who have suicidal ideations, have accelerated biologic age compared to those who do not. 38:03 Negative perspectives on ageing when you are young are linked to about 2x the risk of cardiovascular disease and more, when you are in your 60s. 41:00 If you believe that a food is good for you, it will be better for you. 42:40 Cold exposure is part of an ideal morning. As you age, the intensity and rhythmicity and amplitude of your circadian rhythm is muted. Your body is coldest in the morning, so cold exposure in the morning amplifies this. Even a few second of cold shower works. Temperature is an important external cue. 44:50 Eat earlier, not within 3 hours of going to bed. This helps prevent weight gain and helps ensure better sleep. 45:50 Watching the sun set helps your circadian rhythm. 46:28 Avoid light over 50 lux within the 90 minutes before bed. You can order a light meter or use an app on your phone. Seconds of exposure to brighter light can suppress the amount of melatonin you release in your brain. 48:03 Full spectrum rays of the sun penetrating the eyes can change the shape and structure of the eye. 50:30 Reduce your exposure to endocrine disrupting chemicals. Avoid anything with a fragrance. Filter your water. Atrazine, used in agriculture, is linked to gender dysphoria, and feminizing of males.  Chemical sources are water, chemicals, skin products, household products, and flame retardants. Open your windows. Dust your house regularly. 59:15 Cellphones close to lymphatic tissue in the breast or groin is linked with increased prevalence of cancer. 01:00:05 Light Before Bed: Wear blue light blocking glasses before bed. A walk after a meal stimulates digestion and mitigates the rise in glucose. Ensure that your bedroom is dark and cold. In the hour and minutes before bed, keep your lux to under 5. 01:02:20 Spending time on the ground in various postures, as your ancestors did, is a natural tuning mechanism for your body. The rough hard ground is a form of myofascial release. Get up and down. 01:09:30 Position on a toilet does not promote a healthy bowel movement.  In a deep squat, the anal-rectal angle opens. 01:15:10 Get hot before bed. Do sauna or take a hot bath so you cool down before bed. 01:16:03 How you breathe during sleep influences the quality of your sleep. Mouth tape during sleep. Do it before bed to get used to it during sleep.

1hr 20mins

7 Oct 2022

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Align Your Body & Your Life Through Movement | Aaron Alexander

The Darin Olien Show

The human body was designed for movement. Movement is essential for facilitating cellular function. And without proper cellular function, you feel sick– in every way possible. Unfortunately, too many of us don’t move our bodies enough during the day. Aaron Alexander, creator of The Align Method, explains how regular movement can help transform your health, and ultimately your life.  || LINKS || https://www.alignpodcast.com/community | Full Links & Show Notes - https://darinolien.com/align-your-body-your-life-through-movement-aaron-alexander/ 


31 Aug 2022

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Episode 182: Aaron Alexander – Movement Coach, Creator of the Align Method, Author and Podcast Host

Habits and Hustle

Pre-order Jen’s New Book: Bigger, Better, Bolder today: https://amzn.to/3hvtqYpAaron Alexander is a Movement Coach, Creator of the Align Method, Author and Podcast Host. Aaron has a wonderful and strange insight into fitness and self. Expressing a failing in his life with his approach to health, wellness, and fitness even though he was super jacked, just not feeling well or fulfilled. He then reframed his approach searching for larger experiences and the highs and lows they would come with. He’s an interesting guy. He loves pain, and forces certain discomforts on himself. He even talked about his future venture into a complete darkness resort to push his mind and body in more exciting and cerebral ways. If you’re into fitness and wellness, but maybe lacking fulfillment, or if you think you may need to shake up your own life and add a little positive discomfort, give this one a listen.Youtube Link to This EpisodeAaron’s Podcast – https://www.alignpodcast.com/Aaron’s Instagram – https://www.instagram.com/alignpodcast⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Did you learn something from tuning in today? Please pay it forward and write us a 5-star review on Apple Podcasts.📧If you have feedback for the show, please email habitsandhustle@habitnest.com📙Get yourself a copy of Jennifer Cohen’s newest book from Habit Nest, Badass Body Goals Journal.ℹ️Habits & Hustle Website📚Habit Nest Website📱Follow Jennifer– Instagram– Facebook– Twitter– Jennifer’s Website Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

1hr 27mins

30 Aug 2022

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82. Building A Healthy Lifestyle with Aaron Alexander

Master Coaching with Ajit

Do you know the secret to living a long life? Join this value-packed conversation between Coach Ajit and movement coach Aaron Alexander where they explore how to live a holistic lifestyle.  Aaron Alexander is a pioneering manual therapist and movement coach, founder of the Align Method, podcast host, and author of the Align Method book. So if you’re ready for powerful mindset shifts and leveling up your quality of life, press play and enjoy! Key Insights: What makes an organism healthy. The power of nurturing meaningful relationships. How feminine vs masculine energy shapes our lifestyle. Sharing perspectives around longevity and today’s society. How to have holistic wellbeing. Get your copy of Aaron’s book The Align Method. Connect with Aaron on Instagram @AlignPodcast. Connect with us! IG: @realcoachajit IG: @evercoach.mindvalley FB: Evercoach by Mindvalley Website: www.evercoach.com Thank you so much for checking out this episode of Master Coaching with Ajit. If you enjoyed this episode, please leave us a rating and review on your favorite podcast app, and don’t forget to subscribe to enjoy every new episode, every single week.


28 Jun 2022

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Aaron Alexander: Motion Medicine - The Movement & Posture Techniques To Realign Your Physical & Mental Health

The Art of Being Well

Movement coach and manual therapist, Aaron Alexander guides us through using yoga, chiropractic, and martial arts inspired movement for longevity, energy levels, less anxiety, and more. Plus, we take a look at how our posture can affect not just our physical health, but our emotions as well. Learn more: www.drwillcole.com/podcast Sponsors: Helloned.com/willcole for 15% off Athleticgreens.com/willcole for a free one year supply of vitamin D and to give AG1 a try Paleovalley.com code DRWILL for 15% off your order Hiyahealth.com/WILLCOLE for 50% off your first order Produced by Dear Media.

1hr 5mins

23 Jun 2022

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406: How to fix your posture & ease your anxiety | Manual therapist Aaron Alexander

The mindbodygreen Podcast

Aaron Alexander: “If you're in a position all the time, it becomes your personality.”Alexander, a manual therapist and movement coach, joins mbg co-CEO, Jason Wachob, to discuss how your posture can impact your mood, plus:- How to fix your alignment (~17:53)- The best way to walk for longevity & a calmer mind (~28:57)- Why you should listen to crackling fire when you're stressed (~47:12)- Nonnegotiable habits for spinal health (~50:06)- Why you should regularly sit on the floor (~51:33)Referenced in the episode:- Alexander's book, The Align Method.- Alexander's podcast, Align Podcast.- Join the Align Community.- A study showing 86% of students had an easier time accessing uplifting memories in an upright position- Read more about Albert Mehrabian's 7-38-55% rule.- mbg Podcast episode #245, with James Nestor.- mbg Podcast episode #238, with Brian Mackenzie.- A study on access to greenery & recovering from gallbladder surgery.- Man's Search For Meaning, by Viktor Frankl.- Learn more about Joan Vernikos' research.- A study showing 2 minutes of walking associated with reduced mortality by 33%.Enjoy this episode! Whether it's an article or podcast, we want to know what we can do to help here at mindbodygreen. Let us know at: podcast@mindbodygreen.com.

1hr 3mins

30 May 2022

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Episode 291: Full Body Alignment - Aaron Alexander

Human Performance Outliers Podcast

Aaron is an alignment and movement coach. He has worked with top level athletes and celebrities, including Toby Maguire and Gerard Butler. He hosts the top ranked podcast, Align Podcast. He has authored the book, The Align Method.  HPO Sponsors: zachbitter.com/hposponsors Optimal Carnivore: amazon.com/optimalcarnivore promo code: humansave10 Goodr: goodr.com/HPO Promo: HPO Support HPO: zachbitter.com/hpo Support HPO: patreon.com/HPOpodcast Zach: zachbitter.com IG: @zachbitter Tw: @zbitter FB: @zbitterendurance Strava: Zach Bitter Aaron: alignpodcast.com IG: @alignpodcast FB: Aaron Alexander YouTube: youtube.com/alignpodcast

1hr 27mins

13 May 2022

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Aaron Alexander - An Introduction To The Align Method

180 Nutrition -The Health Sessions.

This week, I'm excited to welcome Aaron Alexander from The Align Method to the podcast. Aaron is a pioneering manual therapist and movement coach, founder and creator of the Align Method, author of the Align Method book, and host of the Align Podcast, which has ranked #1 in Nutrition on iTunes. Questions asked in the episode Do we need to spend time in the gym to build a resilient and functional body? Can you recommend any key movements that we should all integrate into our day? How can we mitigate spending long hours hunched at the desk? https://180nutrition.com.au/This week, I'm excited to welcome Aaron Alexander to the podcast. Aaron is a pioneering manual therapist and movement coach, founder, and creator of The Align Method, which offers a modern movement guide for a stronger body sharper mind and stress proof life. [00:01:00] In this episode, we discuss the core principles of The Align Method, cover key movements that we should all integrate into our day and talk about how we can use light to optimize our health. Over to Aaron. Hey guys, this is Stu from one 18 Nutrition, and I am delighted to welcome Aaron Alexander to the podcast. Aaron, how are you mate? Aaron I'm well, I've got my little flex bar thing here. I'm twisting as we're conversating. It's not- Stu [00:01:30] Well, we'll certainly get into that a little bit later for sure. But first up all of our listeners that may not be familiar with you or your work. I would love it if you could just tell us a little bit about yourself, please. Aaron Also, my background is manual therapy predominantly and then crossed with a lot of training of various different sorts and started off with, or started a podcast about seven years ago called the Align Podcast. And was it the integration of various different experts, [00:02:00] ultimately, mainly around conversation of the mind body intersection in relationship. It's kind of a focus, wrote a book called The Align Method a few years ago, and that's essentially filling in the gaps of a healthy movement lifestyle in your daily life. So instead of movement being like a thing that you, or fitness being a thing that you do, I'm much more interested in the [00:02:30] way that you are, and making it be something that's part of the way that you interact and communicate and understanding how to get the most out of your breathing patterns and visual patterns and your human experience as a movement experience. That's really what the line method educates people on, and I'm still trying to figure it out myself, frankly. For full transcript and interview: https://180nutrition.com.au/180-tv/aaron-alexander-interview/


1 May 2022

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S2 - 13: Aligning the Body, Mind, and Movement w/ Aaron Alexander

The Betty Rocker Show

I’m talking today to my good friend Aaron Alexander, a pioneering manual therapist, movement coach and the creator of the Align Method which is a guide to using posture and body alignment to build strength, achieve peak performance, reduce pain, and find a new sense of confidence in yourself. Together we’re unpacking what we can learn from ancestral resting poses to improve our modern movement patterns, the space in our brain dedicated to play and how that impacts the stress response, the Aligned Evening to help you get better sleep, contact improv, and so much more! Enjoy the show, and get all the resources and links mentioned in today's episode on the show notes page: https://thebettyrocker.com/s2-13-the-align-method-with-aaron-alexander Today's show is brought to you by: ⭐️WHOLE SLEEP from Whole Betty by Betty Rocker Support your body’s natural sleep cycle with a blend of herbs and organic compounds to help you fall asleep, stay asleep, and wake up refreshed! Learn more about Whole Sleep here. ⭐️LIONESS Strength Training My 8-week women’s strength training program will guide you to build muscular strength, increase your confidence and improve overall body composition with progressive overload, a complete healthy eating guide and follow along videos that you can do from home or in the gym! Equipment needed. Learn more about Lioness here!


1 Apr 2022

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521: Aaron Alexander on How to Create an Environment That Benefits Your Body

The Wellness Mama Podcast

Today, I’m excited to have Aaron Alexander back on the podcast. His specialty is movement, especially movement that makes you adaptable and strong in different ways. We go deep on a lot of different aspects of movement in this episode, as well as talking about mindset and how our environment shapes us, not just how …

1hr 11mins

10 Feb 2022