19 episodes

Following three knee surgeries, and a year and a half of physical therapy, someone asked Jonathan Fitzgordon what he was doing to prevent a fourth surgery.
When he realized the answer was "nothing", he created Corewalking, a program that shares how fixing your walk can change everything about your physical well-being for the better. By making minor changes to long-term patterns, major benefits can accrue.
In this podcast series, Jonathan, along with co-host Alex Mabilon, share methods for living, moving and aging gracefully with discussions on walking, anatomy, functional fitness and so much more.

Corewalking Podcast: A Step in the Right Direction Jonathan Fitzgordon and Alex Mabilon

    • Alternative Health

Following three knee surgeries, and a year and a half of physical therapy, someone asked Jonathan Fitzgordon what he was doing to prevent a fourth surgery.
When he realized the answer was "nothing", he created Corewalking, a program that shares how fixing your walk can change everything about your physical well-being for the better. By making minor changes to long-term patterns, major benefits can accrue.
In this podcast series, Jonathan, along with co-host Alex Mabilon, share methods for living, moving and aging gracefully with discussions on walking, anatomy, functional fitness and so much more.

    The Hip Socket

    The Hip Socket

    In this chapter: the anatomy of the hip socket and why femur head alignment matters; the effect of external rotation on the muscles surrounding the hips; the importance of muscle tone in the maintenance of healthy joints; hip replacement surgery: the good and the bad and how to avoid as long as possible; tight hips versus open hips; pros and cons of stretching on muscle mass; exercises to work on finding neutral in the pelvis and hip socket.

    • 56 min
    Sitting: The New Smoking

    Sitting: The New Smoking

    Join us as we discuss the dangers of oversitting, different types of seats, what to do with chairs so as not to sit there too long, illnesses that link back to sitting too much and moving too little, how to fight sedentarism even if you are required to sit for long periods of time.

    • 44 min
    The Shoulder Hangs

    The Shoulder Hangs

    This episode features us talking about the evolution of our hanging shoulder; the shoulder's relationship to the pelvis; the shoulder and sports injuries; chest and upper back muscles involved in the shoulder's proper functioning; the inner workings of the rotator cuff; exercises to loosen, balance and strengthen the shoulder.

    • 1 hr 9 min
    Baby Development

    Baby Development

    Today Jonathan and Alex talk about developmental milestones in baby's life; crawling, standing and walking; baby exercise; baby seats, car seats, exersaucers and the like; sleeping and baby. Should you help your baby stand and walk before they do it themselves? Find out.

    • 58 min
    How Do You Sleep?

    How Do You Sleep?

    Sleep is quintessential to healing and repairing. So how do we get the sleep we desperately need to heal from the chronic pain that prevents us from sleeping? Or just generally how can we sleep better. We break it down for you: it's all about sleep position, exercise, peeing, age, accessories and turning off our screens.

    • 48 min
    Anxiety

    Anxiety

    Can Corewalking help with anxiety? In this episode, Alex and Jonathan discuss Jonathan's social anxiety, methods and tips to relieve social anxiety, physical cues to detect anxiety in general, anxiety's relationship to the sympathetic nervous system, to chronic pain, and exercises that can help with those.

    • 50 min

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