This podcast episode is really what first got me interested in Kelly Starrett. He has a very interesting point of view that I agree with - that due to modern technology, we're not moving or sleeping enough.
“We’re contending with a lot of the demands of being modern humans and it sets us up to not really reap the benefit and the bounty that is so extraordinary about being human. Because these bodies, they’re badass, man (Ever Forward Radio Podcast Ep. 242).”
Here are some of the key topics that Kelly hits in this episode that struck me as important:
“This is why we do sport in the first place. Not to win Olympic medals, not to be on a team for any other reason than it helps us know ourselves and it helps us know our friends and it helps us see the world very cleanly. And I think this is why I hope that everyone has some kind of competitive or at least a physical practice because it really simplifies in a really easy model what’s working in your life and what’s not working in your life.”
Here are also a few helpful, specific tips:
Of Kelly's dozens and dozens of interviews, this is one of my favorite because he covers many different topics and gives great tips to go along with it.
Whether you are an elite athlete or the average person who exercises for strength of longevity reasons, this is what Kelly sees as most important, in this order:
This podcast episode can be found on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and several other media apps as well as the YouTube video above.
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