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LAST TIME: We discussed how our evolution sometimes gets in our way as described in the primer to >>The Polyvagal Theory<<. If you missed Part I, make sure to read it >>here<<. We discussed a bunch of things I learned from Dr. Seth Oberst, like how emotions can get stuck in your tissues, how that can affect your posture, walking patterns, and even your face. Now, we’re about to dig deeper into stress, support, and what we can do to better live our lives and avoid getting “stuck.” 7. Stress-Reduction is a MISTAKE I go to countless conferences
When you’re just getting started, it can feel like you need a physiology degree to understand what’s going on in your body. It’s important to track progress, but some metrics are downright useless – like BMI. I’ll teach you why you should forget about it, and 4 critical fat loss stats to focus on instead. What is BMI? BMI (Body Mass Index) basically tells you how big or small you are for your height. (And most of the time, that information isn’t news to you.) It comes from this simple equation comparing your weight to your height. photo credit: Wikipedia That number is then
In my exploration and study of training, movement, therapy, emotional trauma, and the human condition, I have witnessed all sorts of SEEMINGLY unrelated phenomena. But it’s always tied together somehow. Just two weeks ago I attended a new course by >>Dr. Seth Oberst: Stress, Movement, and Pain<<. Unexpectedly, it has helped me tie countless ideas together with the common concept of >>The Polyvagal Theory<<*. Although I didn’t know what to expect, the course was nothing short of impressive. Of all the things I love about Dr. Seth Oberst, his teaching style