Your Environment Moves You – Podcast Episode #99

Katy Bowman and Dr. Ihi Heke talk about movement and indigenous approaches to health, including Heke’s Māori 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…

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The Maple Syrup Workout – Podcast Episode #95

Wild food forager Sam Thayer talks with Katy Bowman about how he began foraging out of necessity, but now his body craves the nutrition—and nutritious movement—he only gets from foraging. Plus, he runs us through the physical work involved in making maple syrup and harvesting wild rice. Mileage for those who want to listen on the go: This podcast clocks in at around 75 minutes… so head out for a six-miler and…

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Wilderness Moves – Podcast Episode #94

  Katy Bowman and Doniga Markegard, author of Dawn Again, talk wilderness, movement, and moving in and with nature. OVERVIEW 00:00:50 – Reader Question #1 – Squats and Pelvic Floor Disorder (Jump to section) 00:06:54 – Meet Donna Markegard (Jump to section) 00:18:13 – Why the book Dawn Again (Jump to section) 00:20:56 – Tracking anywhere – even in the city (Jump to section) 00:26:46 – The movements that go into tracking (Jump to section) 00:29:56…

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The Expedition Within Each of Us – Podcast Episode #93

Katy Bowman interviews Jason Lewis, author of The Expedition Trilogy, about his self-powered circumnavigation of the globe, and how each of us has our own expedition within us—an expedition made of a series of small steps, no matter what the scope. 02:06:00 Listener question #1 (Jump to section) 06:35:00 Meet Jason! Our first Move Your DNA podcast guest. (Jump to section) 09:07:00 Why did he do it? (Jump to section) 16:30:00  It’s about human…

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REFLECT on 2017 before you RESOLVE in 2018 – Podcast Episode #92

It’s that time of the year again: Your Health and Movement Year-end Review! Join Katy and a special guest as they look back on their movement and health goals of 2017 and then look forward to just how great 2018 is going to be! OVERVIEW: 00:04:40 – Meet our special guest! Jump to section 00:10:13 – Reflect 2017 Jump to section 00:57:15 – Resolve 2018 Jump to section   LINKS AND RESOURCES MENTIONED IN…

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Movements matter…even the ones in public bathrooms – Podcast Episode #90

In which Katy Bowman tells Stephanie Domet how a chance encounter with a copy of USA Today in a Whole Foods bathroom changed her understanding of movement, and why it matters. OVERVIEW: 01:23 – Katy telling it like it is in Movement Matters. (Jump to section) 05:47 – Movement Matters – Katy’s plan of action. (Jump to section) 09:14 –  But it IS an exercise book!  (Jump to section) 12:45 –  All…

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