Tune in to learn how you can take care of your body so you can age well and stay active for as long as possible. Your host, Dr. Jen Hosler, is a licensed physical therapist and strength & mobility coach who has overcome numerous injuries and has helped 1,000s of others do the same.
Episode 98 - Lessons From Moving Back Home After Nearly A Decade
We recently moved back to Indiana where both myself & Ryan were born and raised, after living in Tampa, Florida over 9 years. We originally moved to Tampa for chiro & DPT school, and stayed because paradise, am I right?! Over the years our priorities shifted & it no longer made sense to stay in Florida. In this episode, I’m sharing some of the behind the scenes & major life lessons I’ve learned from this whole process.
Episode 97 - What About Corrective Exercise?
In this episode, we’re covering the idea of ‘corrective exercise’. Spoiler alert: it’s not my favorite term, and we’ll do a deep dive into all the reasons why, as well as what to think about instead.
Episode 96 - How To Encourage Friends & Family Towards Fitness
Once you experience a taste of how great you feel doing CARs consistently or how life-changing lifting heavier weights is, it’s very common to want to share that with those you love. In this episode, I’m sharing some tips on ways to gently encourage these behaviors, including a simple, evidence-based framework that I use for behavior change with my clients, too.
Episode 95 - 4 Lifting Cues To Consider Retiring
Four lifting cues to consider retiring (and what to think about instead). In the past several years of practice, I’ve helped a lot of people rethink their approaches to fitness. Unlearning cues or “rules” of doing certain exercises is always a part of this process. In this episode, we’re discussing 4 very common ‘cues’ for lifts that might be worth reconsidering. A couple of them may surprise you!
Episode 94 - Knee Valgus & Bands Around Your Knees
If you’ve ever been told you have knee valgus or that your knees cave in too much, this episode is for you! In recent years, the fitness industry has been more obsessed with injury prevention, but sometimes we go a little too far with demonizing movements and try too hard to “correct” movements without evidence to justify such interventions. In this episode, we’re tackling what knee valgus actually is, why there is a lot of hype around knee valgus, whether or not it is something to be concerned about, and a simple framework for addressing it.
Episode 93 - What To Do If You're Stuck At A Desk All Day
It’s not news that prolonged sitting & being sedentary is not great for us. Most people can tell how their bodies feel when they’re stuck at a desk all day vs when they are able to be more active. But they’re not sure what to do about it. Tune in to hear some advice on combatting the effects of prolonged sitting, especially if you’re someone with back pain or neck tightness.
Informative and Concise!
Love this podcast! Jen gives you a lot of easy to understand tips and tricks to help you move, recover and live your best. She covers a wide range of topics, whether you are beginning a movement journey or have been at it for a while!!
I absolutely love this podcast. I just started listening and it’s a hidden gem. Dr. Jen is a wealth of knowledge and I understand movement and my body so much better thanks to her!!
Excellent, educational content!
This has quickly become one of my absolute favorite fitness podcasts. Dr. Jen’s free Content here and on Instagram is so so good and educational. I love the way she talks directly the audience and explains things in layman’s terms without becoming condescending! Definitely recommend!