Squat Exercise Advent Roundup

I’ve done an exercise advent the last few years, and this year I picked “You Do Know Squat” (you can listen me talk about my decision in this episode of my podcast)! Below you’ll find all 24 posts–feel free to use them as a daily routine or in conjunction with the exercises from the You Don’t Know Squat and You Still Don’t Know Squat posts. Enjoy!   #SquatAdvent DAY 1: Ok friends,…

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Diastasis Recti…it’s for anyone who has a torso! – Podcast Episode #87

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet why Diastasis Recti is the perfect title for this book, despite what some contest judges may think. OVERVIEW 00:00:39 – Looking forward to New Zealand.  Jump to section 00:01:19 – What is a Movement Matters Retreat? Jump to section 00:07:53 – Diastasis Recti – Complete? Jump to section 00:09:52 – Should the book have a different title? Jump to section 00:16:26 – “Think” – Corrective Exercises are not the solution. Jump…

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Back to (Body) School Challenge

Friends, I’m a huge nerd. I love school, and back-to-school, and September. I get sad EVERY YEAR I don’t have a new Trapper Keeper and silver LA Gear high tops. There’s a lot about school I loved, most of all the new things to become aware of—and I love assignments. I LOVE ASSIGNMENTS! And, I also like measuring things. So, thinking on all of this—that it’s September, and I want to go…

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We’ve Got Your Back – Podcast Episode #78

We set things straight in this episode, shouldering your back-related mailbag questions in an effort to help you understand how the state of your back is really shaped by every other body part attached to it. KATY: I hear hundreds of toilet papers being plopped on the toilet seat behind them.   DANI: Oh! Ha! You’re the worst!   KATY: I … yeah.   DANI: Welcome to the Katy Says podcast where…

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Core Strength Advent Calendar 2016

Day 1: Trapeze (aka Tree Climbing Prep). A big thwart to abdominal force production is stiffness in the low back (and also in the upper back and shoulders, but that’s coming up later). I’ll be giving you things to address pelvic mobility next, but for today, see what you got. Lie on your back holding a strap or belt as pictured in Step 1 (eventually you can lose the 3″ advantage that…

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An Evening with Katy & Dani in Boulder – Podcast Episode #55

Katy and Dani recorded a live-audience podcast at the historic Boulder Bookstore and share thoughts on their whirlwind day of food, fun, family and friends. We wish you could’ve been there with us, but this is the next best thing.   DANI: It’s the Katy Says podcast, where movement geek, Dani Hemmat – that’s me! – joins biomechanist Katy Bowman, author of Move Your DNA, for discussions on body mechanics, movement nutrition,…

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