Kelly Starrett (born 1973) is a CrossFit trainer, physical therapist, author, and speaker. His 2013 fitness book, Becoming a Supple Leopard, was featured on The New York Times bestselling sports books list.
Greetings, SuperFriends! Today, ladies and gentlemen, I got the chance to interview a personal hero of mine - someone who I discovered probably half a decade ago, and whose work has dramatically impacted my life, my body, and the way that I feel. I'm talking, of course, about Dr. Kelly Starrett. Dr. Kelly Starrett is a doctor of physical therapy. He is a New York Times bestselling author of Becoming a Supple Leopard, as well as various other books, such as Ready To Run. He's also widely known as one of the founding fathers of CrossFit - though I understand he's no longer affiliated with it - and he is known as one of the top movement, mobility, kinesiology, physical therapy, and personal training experts on the planet. In fact, he trains police forces and special forces, and he talks all over the country and the world about these topics. And for good reason. Because, as you're going to see in this episode, Kel, as he told me to call him, knows more about the human body than probably anyone you will ever meet. He knows how to train it. He knows how to fix it. He knows how to teach you how to fix, maintain, and train it, and in this episode, we go wide - trust me, he did not disappoint. Personally, I've read a lot of his work and I've heard most of his interviews. And yet, even I learned something about how we can not only reevaluate the way that we treat our bodies, the way that we maintain our bodies, but what we can expect out of our bodies, and how we can face even old age, with strength, without pain, and with range of motion. I think this episode is really going to change the way that you look at your body and look at aging. And I hope that it is going to change the way that you act in your body, the way that you use your body. Dr. Starrett gives you a simple piece of homework here, that takes 10 minutes a day, and I promise you, if you do it, your life will change. I really enjoyed this episode, as you can tell, and I know you are going to as well - so please enjoy! -Jonathan Levi
We all know that a key element to health is exercise but these days many of us are cooped up at home. So I went to one of the leaders in physical health to chat about what we can do during this time. Dr. Kelly Starrett works with professional athletes, Olympic teams, universities, and elite military. He is the New York Times bestselling author of Becoming a Supple Leopard and Ready to Run. He is a featured speaker at strength and conditioning conferences worldwide, and the co-founder of San Francisco CrossFit and The Ready State. Kelly joined me on CreativeLive TV, LIVE from our respective living rooms. When I came into the session I thought maybe we'd be doing a workout, but he had something more important in mind: breathing. Though this episode was original video, his coaching and explanation are worthy of a listen. If you want to see the video, you can find it over on my youtube channel at: Enjoy! Today's episode is brought to you by CreativeLive. CreativeLive is the world's largest hub for online creative education in photo/video, art/design, music/audio, craft/maker and the ability to make a living in any of those disciplines. They are high quality, highly curated classes taught by the world’s top experts -- Pulitzer, Oscar, Grammy Award winners, New York Times best selling authors and the best entrepreneurs of our times.
Kelly Starrett, DPT is a coach, physical therapist, author, and speaker. Along with his wife Juliet, Kelly is co-founder of The Ready State. The Ready State began as Mobility|WOD in 2008, and has gone on to revolutionize the field of performance therapy and self-care. Kelly received his Doctor of Physical Therapy in 2007 from Samuel Merritt College in Oakland, California.     Kelly’s clients include professional athletes in the NFL, NBA, NHL, and MLB. He also works with Olympic gold-medalists, Tour de France cyclists, world and national record holding Olympic Lifting and Power athletes, Crossfit Games medalists, ballet dancers, military personnel, and competitive age-division athletes.     Kelly is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestsellers Becoming A Supple Leopard and Ready to Run. He is also co-author (with Juliet) of the Wall Street Journal Bestseller Deskbound. His latest book, Waterman 2.0, offers water-sport athletes a comprehensive guide to optimized movement and pain-free performance.     Kelly and his work have been featured on 60 Minutes, The View, The Joe Rogan Experience, CBS Sports, Outside Magazine, Men's Health, Men's Journal and dozens of other books, magazines, and podcasts, including Tim Ferriss' The 4-Hour Body and Tools of Titans.   On top of co-founding The Ready State, Kelly and Juliet also started San Francisco CrossFit and StandUpKids together.     Founded in 2005, San Francisco CrossFit was the 21st CrossFit affiliate in the world. And StandUpKids is a non-profit dedicated to combating kids' sedentary lifestyles by bringing standing/moving desks to low-income public schools. To date, StandUpKids has converted 95,000 kids from sitting to standing. Earlier in their careers, Kelly and Juliet also co-founded a kayaking camp for children with HIV called Liquid.     In his athletic career, Kelly paddled whitewater slalom canoe on the US Canoe and Kayak Teams. He led the Men’s Whitewater Rafting Team to two national titles and competed in two World Championships. In his free time, “KStar” likes to spend time with his wife, Juliet, and two daughters, Georgia and Caroline. He also loves to mountain bike, paddle, and sauna. And while Kelly claims to tolerate the ice bath, according to Juliet he actually likes that, too.     Brief Summary:  Today is all about the evolution of mobility. Jason sits down with mobility guru, New York Times Best-Seller, and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Kelly Starrett, to discuss the on-going growth and development of the fitness space and what the future holds. Comparing trends in business to the development and emphasis on mobility in fitness, the two explain their decisions to rebrand, highlight coaching development, and how they’ve become industry leaders. Most excitingly, Kelly shares his latest project ‘The Ready State,’ that launches in September. This will be an absolute game changer for athletes, affiliate owners, coaches, and everyone in between. Enjoy!      Minute Breakdown:  0 - 10: What does Mobility mean?  10 - 15: Establishing and measuring healthy movement  15 - 20: How we transitioned away from a “Grip it & Rip it” culture.  20 - 25: The Ready State and the evolution of MobilityWOD  25 - 30: What to expect from The Ready State    Check out The Ready State here:  Find Kelly on Instagram: @suppleleopard   Connect with Jason at @jasonkhalipa  Work with Jason and the NCFIT Collective Crew at  ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Show notes: ------------------------------------------------------------------------------ ► Subscribe to Shrugged Collective's Channel Here 📲 🎧 Listen to the audio version on the Apple Podcast App or Stitcher for Android Here- Shrugged Collective is a network of fitness, health and performance shows that help people achieve their physical and mental health goals.  Usually in the gym, but outside as well. In 2012 they posted their first Barbell Shrugged podcast and have been putting out weekly free videos and podcasts ever since. Along the way we've created successful online coaching programs including The Shrugged Strength Challenge, The Muscle Gain Challenge, FLIGHT, Barbell Shredded, and Barbell Bikini. We're also dedicated to helping affiliate gym owners grow their businesses and better serve their members by providing owners tools and resources like the Barbell Business Podcast. Find Shrugged Collective and their flagship show Barbell Shrugged here: SUBSCRIBE ON ITUNES ► WEBSITE ► INSTAGRAM ► FACEBOOK ► TWITTER ►
On this week's show, we are speaking with New York Times bestselling author, Dr. Kelly Starrett. He's also a coach, physical therapist, and speaker. Kelly founded San Francisco CrossFit in 2005 with his wife and fellow athlete Juliet Starrett. This athletic training center was one of the first 50 CrossFit Affiliates. Today we are talking to Kelly about his new book, Deskbound: Standing Up to a Sitting World. In this episode, we discuss: When you sit the muscles in your lower body shut off One hour at the gym doesn't make up for sitting all day at work We need to create a movement rich environment There are times we need to sit, so... how do we optimize this? Is there any legitimacy to the 10,000 steps a day trend? 1st graders running gait falls apart due to too much sitting Standing while you work increases your focus Static standing while working isn't the answer Turn your current desk into a stand-up desk with things you already have around your home You should be standing and walking with your feet straight The ultimate standing desk Making the environment fit your physiology Getting stand up desks into the classrooms Arch supports suck Have flip-flops turned your feet into island feet? A simple test to see how healthy your feet are It only takes 10 minutes a day to maintain the health of your tissues Normal tissues aren't painful to compression The best position to sleep in Smash your tissues to activate your parasympathetic nervous system before bed Smashing vs. stretching your tissues Kelly's morning routine Better absorb the water you drink by adding in a pinch of sea salt Related links: Dr. Kelly Starrett - Deskbound (book) Dr. Kelly Starrett's website (Mobility|WOD) Follow Mobility|WOD on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter Dr. Kelly Starrett - Ready to Run (book) Standup Kids - Kelly's nonprofit Listen to Vani Hari (Food Babe) previously on TUHP ( episode #020) Jared Diamond - Guns, Germs, and Steel (book) Dr. Nicholas Romanov (books) Fully (formerly called Ergo Depot) Listen to Katy Bowman previously on TUHP (episode #064) Christopher McDougall - Born to Run (book) Sunwarrior <== 20% off all Sunwarrior products & free shipping over $50 (US only) Join TUHP Facebook group Add us on Snapchat Habits app for iOS (*no longer available) Related episodes: 077: Jill Miller – Sitting Is The New Smoking | Fascia, What Exactly Is It? | Yoga Tune Up Therapy Balls 064: Katy Bowman – Katy Says… Minimize Your Footwear, Embrace Calluses, Ditch The Furniture 043: Ben Greenfield – Raising Children 2.0 | Biohack A Healthy Home | Cholesterol… Redefined 116: Dr. Michael Breus – The Mystery Of Sleep • What Is Your Chronotype? • The Best Pillow And Mattress 052: Shawn Stevenson – Sleep Smarter | Living Spring Water | Solutions For Snoring Note: Some of the links above are affiliate links. Making a purchase through these links won't cost you anything but we will receive a small commission. This is an easy, free way of supporting the podcast. Thank you! How can you support our podcast? 1. Apple users, please subscribe and review our show on Apple Podcasts, we make sure to read them all. Android users, be sure to subscribe to our show on Google Podcasts. Subscribers never miss any of the action ;) 2. Tell a friend about The Ultimate Health Podcast. They will surely thank you later. You can use the envelope button below to email a friend or tell them about TUHP in person. 3. Join TUHP Facebook community (FREE). This is where we all stay in touch and ask questions in between episodes. Join our community. 4. Follow our adventures on our favourite social media platform, Instagram. 5. Download The Ultimate Health Podcast app (FREE). This way you'll have our whole library of episodes right at your fingertips. Download our iOS/Apple app or our Android app. 6. Share using the buttons below. Thank you!
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