Kelly Starrett is a doctor of physical therapy and has become the authority on human movement. He’s been closely involved with CrossFit since the early days. His gym San Francisco CrossFit was one of the first 50 affiliates, and he was head judge at the first ever CrossFit Games. Kelly’s book, Becoming a Supple Leopard, has helped thousands of people to perform basic maintenance on their bodies and unlock their physical potential. In his new book, Deskbound, he highlights the ways that we can counter a lifestyle that has us sitting far too much. Along with his wife, Juliet, they have formed an amazing nonprofit organization called Standup Kids whose mission is to combat sedentary lifestyle and obesity by providing standup desks to school children.
In this episode we cover a lot of ground, including:
• The challenges of being a parent in today’s world.
• How to recover a body that has been abused for years.
• Why you should walk a mile barefoot.
• How to add one cookie a day to your diet.
• And much more.