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080 The Step-by-Step Squat Assessment

080 The Step-by-Step Squat Assessment

Injuries slow you down and keep you from your workouts. And while it might be tempting to try fifty million different mobility exercises and foam roller hacks to get out of pain, a step-by-step approach will get you faster and longer lasting results. The Squat...

079 Becoming a Body Detective

079 Becoming a Body Detective

Being a Body Detective means you feel phenomenal, every day. You’re moving well, sleeping well, and most importantly, not afraid of pain. But how can you change the seemingly unchangeable and get to that point? It’s entirely possible, regardless of what your diagnosis...

078 Learning a New Language of Movement with Monica Reinagel

078 Learning a New Language of Movement with Monica Reinagel

There’s nothing more frustrating than thinking your injury is gone only for it to keep coming back every time you go on a run or back to working out. Which is what was happening to my client, Monica. She’s joining us today to share her journey on how she got out of...

077 The BMI is BS

077 The BMI is BS

The Body Mass Index is an outdated model of measurement that was never meant for individuals. And yet your height and weight are recorded and used to determine if you’re healthy or not by your doctors and insurance companies. But did you know that it was created by a...

076 Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners with Dawn Mauricio

076 Mindfulness Meditation for Beginners with Dawn Mauricio

Dawn Mauricio is not only the kindest, most compassionate person you’ll ever meet, but she’s also a genius when it comes to meditation. So when I saw that she had a new book for meditation beginners, I knew I had to sit down with her. Enjoy our conversation! A little...

075 3 Mobility Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time

075 3 Mobility Mistakes That Are Wasting Your Time

Mobility can be simple - but most of us overcomplicate it to the point where it feels impossible. I’m a big fan of streamlining your movement and wellness so you can spend less time thinking about it and just get it done. But don’t worry - I’m not going to tell you to...

074 Is Peeing When You Sneeze Normal?

074 Is Peeing When You Sneeze Normal?

Do you pee when you sneeze? Or cough? Laugh? Run? While it may be common, it’s not necessarily normal and you don’t have to just put up with it. On today’s episode, we’re focusing on one of the most critical aspects of your core and spinal stability - the pelvic floor...

073 Should I Roll the Same Area Every Day?

073 Should I Roll the Same Area Every Day?

Does more rolling = less pain? Not always. And if you’ve been rolling the exact same spot over and over again and not getting any relief, then today’s episode is for you. A little bit every day is enough to maintain your body so you can forget about soreness, tension...

072 Hip Mobility for Tight People

072 Hip Mobility for Tight People

In today’s episode, I’m giving you an inside peek to how I work with clients and what’s included in an AmplifyU Plan. If you have tight hips - any one of the suggestions I share can be used to get you out of tight hip purgatory. A little bit every day is enough to...

About the Show

If you’re ready to break up with all the things you’re doing that only give you temporary relief and learn how to get on the fast track to feeling amazing every single day (without it being overly complicated or unsustainable) – The Body Nerd Show is for you. Whether it’s low back pain, sciatica, knee pain, arthritis, neck pain, TMJ, rotator cuff issues or shoulder pain – you don’t have to accept aches and pains as a part of getting older.

Your Host: Alexandra Ellis

Self-Care + Wellness Coach, Body Nerd, and Creator of AE Wellness

Hi! I’m your host, Alexandra Ellis, and I’m a coach, writer, occasional yogi, kettlebell devotee, and 100% Body Nerd.

I’ve made it my life’s mission to better understand how the body works to help you take back control of your self-care, strength, and injury recovery.

With my degree in Exercise Biology, experience in physical therapy and athletic training, and almost 10 years of training people in body-weight strength and stretch programs, I now teach people in months what took me so long to figure out: how to get out of pain and get stronger and more flexible at the same time.

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