Episode 55: BUILT TO MOVE BETTER with Kelly and Juliet StarrettOct 05, 2023
Fitness is often overcomplicated, and we're unraveling its complexity with two incredible guests who've pioneered a movement of mobility, strength, and simplicity. Join us as we sit down with Kelly and Juliet Starrett, authors of Built to Move and founders of The Ready Movement. From breaking down the barriers to maintaining strength as you age, to the power of habit stacking and choosing your inner circle wisely, we'll explore how the basics—sleep, balance, breathing, movement, exercise, and diet—can reshape your health. Plus, hear Kelly and Juliet’s one piece of advice to transform your wellness.
Mobility beyond exercise
Maintaining strength and mobility as you age
Why fitness is often overcomplicated
Sticking to the basics: sleep, balance, breathing, movement, exercise and diet
Overcoming barriers to adherence by peppering your environment
Change doesn’t happen overnight but habit stacking adds up quickly
You are the sum of those you’re closest to: choose wisely
What women are doing wrong with their health
Why sleep is the easiest, yet most important aspect of your health
Who are Kelly and Juliet Starrett?
Kelly and Juliet Starrett are at the forefront of the conversation on mobility beyond exercise. They have spent decades working with and training pro athletes, from Olympians to Navy SEALS and currently provide coaching and information to people at all levels of physical fitness through their company The Ready State. They also co-host The Ready State podcast, which features interviews with world-class experts on how to get—and stay—ready for anything.
Their latest book, Built to Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully, is written for exercisers and non-exercisers alike: with ten mobility tests and ten practices to help your body support you as you do what you love to do. Kelly and Juliet explain how physiology impacts mental health and brain capacity and provide self care techniques to help individuals manage their time and energy, thereby increasing productivity.
Kelly Starrett, DPT, is a physical therapist and co-author of the New York Times bestseller Becoming a Supple Leopard. He consults with professional athletes and coaches from the NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, and U.S. Olympic team, as well as with all branches of the U.S. elite armed forces. He and Juliet co-founded one of the first CrossFit gyms in San Francisco and co-authored the Wall Street Journal bestseller Deskbound. Juliet Starrett is an attorney and CEO of The Ready State. She co-founded the nonprofit StandUp Kids and is a two-time whitewater rafting world champion, winning five national titles.
Alright, that’s enough yappin’ from me. Click play and tune into my conversation with Kelly and Juliet Starrett about what often goes overlooked when it comes to fitness!
Built to Move: The Ten Essential Habits to Help You Move Freely and Live Fully: https://www.amazon.com/Built-Move-Essential-Habits-Freely/dp/0593534808
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