Move Your DNA

Move Your DNA : Restore Your Health Through Natural Movement

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Move Your DNA explains the science behind our need for natural movement - right down to eh cellular level. It examines the differences between the movements in a typical hunter-gatherer's life and the movements in our own. It shows the many problems with using exercise like movement vitamins instead of addressing the deeper issue of a poor movement diet. Best of all, Move Your DNA contains the corrective exercises, habit modifications, and simple lifestyle changes we need to make in order to free ourselves from disease and discover our naturally healthy, reflex driven selves. From couch potatoes to professional athletes, new parents to seniors, readers will love Katy's humorous, passionate, and above all science based guide to restoring your body and reclaiming your life.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 264 pages
  • 175 x 240 x 17mm | 463g
  • Chichester, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 90
  • 1905367570
  • 9781905367573
  • 47,115

Table of contents

Nutritious Movement and Diseases of Captivity; Movement, Loads, and Your DNA; The Difference Between Exercise and Movement; The Heart of the Matter: Why We May Not Need "Cardio" After All; Transitioning Well; Your Feet, Sitting, and Standing; Mouse Hands to Monkey Arms; It's Hard to Rest In a Zoo; Walking: The Specifics; Not Your Great-Great-Great- Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Great-Grandparents' Pelvis
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Review quote

"Move Your DNA is one of the most important books I've ever read. If you've suspected 'nutritious' movement is as important to your health as nutritious food, you're right. This book explains why." Robb Wolf, author of The Paleo Solution
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About Katy Bowman

With radical, science-based health directives, Katy Bowman is taking the health-and-wellness world by storm. A biomechanist by training and a problem-solver at heart, Katy has earned an international reputation for educating the general population on alignment and load-science and as a result, helped thousands to reduce pain, increase bone density, improve metabolic health, and solve their pelvic floor mysteries. Katy's scientific achievements and communication skills are earning her legions of followers: her blog, Katy Says, reaches hundreds of thousands of people every month, and thousands have taken her classes. Katy is the founder and director of the Restorative Exercise Institute, a large organization and online training program that teaches the biomechanical model of preventative medicine to health professionals and laypeople worldwide. Katy's groundbreaking work in pelvic floor restoration has made the Institute particularly popular with midwives and others concerned with pelvic mobility, strength, and health.
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3 9% (105)
2 2% (25)
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