Rank #1: Episode 85: Between the Lines - It Starts With Feet
Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why she’s written two books about feet, and why she could easily write a bunch more.
Simple Steps to Foot Pain Relief: https://nutritiousmovement.com/product/every-womans-guide-to-foot-pain-relief/
Whole Body Barefoot: https://nutritiousmovement.com/product/whole-body-barefoot/
Minimal shoes of all kinds: https://nutritiousmovement.com/shoes-the-list/
Aug 29 2017
Rank #2: Episode 51- Babies and Movement, Part 1
In Part 1 the Baby Show, Katy discusses baby biomechanics! Did you know that load and frequency affect the stages of development—like how babies from more primitive hunter/gather-type populations develop differently than our modern- lifestyle babies? We‘ll also talk about baby wearing and baby carrying, and how this affects both the parent AND the baby.
Apr 19 2016
Rank #3: Episode 73: Dynamic Aging
Katy Bowman’s latest book, while written with and for the older population in mind, is truly for every body at every age. This episode combines a one-on- one recording with Katy and Dani, and the Ventura, California live-audience book release party at The Alignment B.E.A.C.H. featuring Katy’s four septugenarian co-authors. The five authors answer audience questions and share how the book came about, their personal stories, and why this book can help anyone move with more function.
Mar 21 2017
Rank #4: Episode 71: Movement is Not Medicine
When we focus on the condition of our bodies, we tend to approach it with an exercise science mindset. What if we worried less about achieving the ideal range of motion of, say, the shoulder joint, and just focused on doing actual things with those shoulders on a regular basis? Our cultural experience with healthy, functioning bodies is still driven by a deficit mindset, but developing a deeper understanding of why movement matters involves a bigger question: What are you after in the end?
Feb 07 2017
Rank #5: Episode 96: Birth and the Shapeshifting Pelvis
Katy Bowman and Gail Tully on why a baby moving through a pelvis has almost nothing in common with a couch moving through a stairwell, a watermelon moving through a nostril, or a basketball moving through a hoop.
Find more Katy Bowman at https://nutritiousmovement.com
Find more about the Dynamic Collective at https://nutritiousmovement.com/podcasts/#podcast-sponsors
Find more about Gail Tully at https://spinningbabies.com
In this episode’s mailbag: Is walking “falling forward”? Does it have to be? And should I train for a long hike using poles, or not? Podcast interview with woman paralyzed from hips down, mentioned in the mailbag: https://mightyblueontheat.com/episode-8-stacey-kozel-ironwill/
Dynamic Aging podcast episode: https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/monkeyhead-freelance/katy-says/e/49501354?autoplay=true
Pelvic Floor blog entries: https://nutritiousmovement.com/tag/pelvic-floor-disorder/
Wilderness Moves event: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/courses/165238
Dynamic Aging retreat at 1440: https://nutritiousmovement.pike13.com/courses/156115
Feb 27 2018
Rank #6: Episode 47- Food Forces
Sure, you guzzle lots of kale smoothies and there are no GMOs in your salad. But have you thought about the mechanical nutrition in your diet? In this episode, Katy cooks up a nice batch of food for thought that explains how the food forces in your life affect your whole body ecology.
Mar 15 2016
Rank #7: Episode 65: Transitioning to Floor Sitting
The Fonz wasn’t the only one who wanted you to “sit on it”: floor sitting comes with multiple benefits for your body and your environment. Want to learn how to get down there and stay down there, and eliminate the pain that might usually come with it? Katy talks transitioning to floor sitting in this practical, helpful episode. Get down on it!
Nov 15 2016
Rank #8: Episode 76: The Sleep Show
Sleep: we do it for a third of our lifetimes but it is still a mystery to many. In this special edition of our Movement Mailbag, Katy answers the questions that have been keeping you up at night as you search for some serious shut-eye.
May 16 2017
Rank #9: Episode 32- Enter the Gait Lab
Do you walk? Is the nutritional value of your walking the equivalent of eating only. Cheese Puffs for sustenance? Walking, like every natural human movement, comes with its own host of variables that provide our bodies the loads required for optimal health and expression. Listen as Katy gives a clear and understandable explanation as to why we need to consider both the micro- and macronutrients of walking and how to get more of them.
Oct 06 2015
Rank #10: Episode 110: Sleep Action with Shawn Stevenson
Sleep expert Shawn Stevenson helps kick off a new season of Move Your DNA with Katy Bowman, delivering three great tips you can use to improve your sleep life. Katy offers three tips of her own for better sleep. And Tricia Salcido of Dynamic Collective member Soft Star Shoes shares a little of the minimal shoe company’s history and current mission.
Sep 11 2018
Rank #11: Episode 11- Diastasis Recti
Gaps are great, when they are SUPPOSED to be there. When they're not, you can spend all day and LOTS of moolah trying to "fix" your abs to no avail. This episode is for anyone with DR or abdominals that just won't respond to conventional exercises. Free admission for anyone who can roller skate or sing a Prince song over and over again.
Nov 17 2014
Rank #12: Episode 44- The Skinny on Fat
Katy spends some time helping reframe “fat” as we discuss fat and the roles it plays in our bodies, and how the fat we have is simply a response to input—just like everything else in our body.
Feb 16 2016
Rank #13: Episode 106: Alignment Matters: Your Feet Through the Years
Katy reads three of her favorite essays from Alignment Matters on feet and foot health, and offers a State of the Minimal Shoe Union address, with lots of tips for transitioning well to minimal shoes. Find out why she cut the feeties off her kids' feetie pyjamas, and why she doesn't recommend flip flops, except for by the pool.
Jul 17 2018
Rank #14: Episode 57- Furniture-Free Freak Goes Mainstream
Description: Katy gives us some backstage access to the Prevention magazine feature that puts her message about movement in the centerfold, as well as sharing some insights into what her everyday world is like. Oh, and there are Muggles and roosters. And watermelons.
Jul 05 2016
Rank #15: Episode 10- The Core
This episode can help you move past the buzz word and gain a better understanding of your middle. Listen while Katy discusses the importance of a relaxed belly, why your shoulders matter to your core function (WHAT?!) and a brief but discreet interlude about senior citizens'... er, physical relations. Okay, not really, but it was a funny misunderstanding.
Nov 03 2014
Rank #16: Episode 5- The Delicious Butt (Function) Show
Katy manages to fit the phrases "A Clockwork Orange", "stiltwalking", "old timey" and "delicious butt function" all in one episode! Learning why a functional gluteus matters has never been this fun!
And even though it sounds like I'm holding Katy captive inside a large tin can, she was really safe and sound when this was recorded. It just sounds like she's in an empty grain silo. Which, according to her father, should NEVER be played in.
Aug 26 2014
Rank #17: Episode 69: Natural Movement and Variability
Description: We are aiming for variety in our movement, in both frequency and kind. But what about the variability of location? Seasonal variability? Movement changes over the course of a day, a month, and a lifetime, and it changes based on individual capacity.
Jan 10 2017
Rank #18: Episode 42- Cardio & Natural Movement
How well is your body responding to your bouts of cardio exercise? Katy defines what we’re talking about when we refer to “cardio”, and then finds it a place in the bigger picture of natural movement.
Feb 02 2016
Rank #19: Episode 3- Casts
In episode #3 of Katy Says, Katy Bowman discusses casting--how we cast ourselves with shoes, clothing, chairs, environment and culture.
Jul 29 2014
Rank #20: Episode 99: Your Environment Moves You
Katy Bowman and Dr. Ihi Heke talk about movement and indigenous approaches to health, including Heke's Maori framework--that our relationship with where we’re born and where we live has implications for our health. This wide-ranging and fascinating conversation also explores non-person-centric approaches to health, and the idea that exercise depends on a cultural context. Dr. Heke explains what it means to be a river person, and how that has shaped how he lives. Plus, Katy answers listener questions on running, minimal shoes, and plantar fasciitis, and swimming and alignment.
Dr Ihi Heke’s mobile Wananga: https://www.facebook.com/TheMobileWananga/
More about Dr Ihi Heke: https://www.arawanation.com/ihi
Apr 10 2018