The Model Health Show

Creating a workout routine can be very personal since it’s often based on your unique goals, preferences, and lifestyle. But functional fitness, training that prepares and supports your body for daily activities, is something we can all implement. Our bodies and our DNA have evolved to expect certain movement patterns, which is why focusing on functional fitness is critical for overall health and longevity.

On this compilation episode of The Model Health Show, you’re going to hear from the world’s foremost experts on functional fitness. This episode contains tips and strategies that will deliver results when it comes to building a stronger, more durable, functional body. You’ll hear from some of the brightest minds in the world of fitness, including Katy Bowman, Mark Sisson, and more.

You’re going to learn about the multitude of benefits of having more skeletal muscle on your body, how your movement patterns inform your quality of life, and specific exercises you can practice to improve your foundation of fitness. All bodies can benefit from functional fitness, so I hope this episode brings you a ton of value. Enjoy!

In this episode you’ll discover:

  • The various roles of skeletal muscle.
  • Why proprioception is important for your health.
  • How your feet impact your movement patterns.
  • A template for a healthy week of exercise.
  • Why common footwear can hinder the health of our feet.
  • How muscle imbalances can be caused by weak feet.
  • Why orthotics can actually cause more problems.
  • What tech neck is, and how to improve it.
  • Why movement is a key factor that impacts your quality of life.
  • What it means to be a chair athlete.
  • An exercise you can use to gauge your longevity.
  • Why we should all aim to be more durable.
  • How marathon sitting affects your lymphatic system.
  • What sedentary biology is.
  • The link between step count and lifespan.
  • Why walking is a powerful form of movement.

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