with Alexandra ellis

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007 Getting 10k Steps A Day (and Why You Should Care)

Getting 10,000 steps a day is not as hard as you might think it is - and it may be the key to having better moods and energy levels! On this episode, you’ll learn why 10k steps is the default minimum for most exercise trackers, why I love FitBit, and how a simple...

006 Do you really need PT?

If I had a dollar for every time someone told me they didn’t have physical therapy post-surgery or injury or that they didn't do their PT homework - I’d be a millionaire! To be honest, I really think we collectively don’t understand what PT’s do and going to them with...

002 5 Myths about Being a Body Nerd

Do you consider yourself a Body Nerd? Or do you still worry that you’re not quite “nerdy” enough to be one? For me, the only requirement is having a human body and being curious - that’s it! On this episode, I’m busting all the myths about being a Body Nerd and how...

003 Does Epsom Salt Really Work?

Have you ever soaked in an Epsom salt bath? Or done a salt water rinse or soak for a new piercing? Have you ever wondered if any of it actually works? On this week’s episode, we’re talking all things salt: what it is, how it’s thought to work, if it actually can help...

004 Your Brain on Pain

Pain sucks - but are things as simple as popping a pill and calling it a day? Whether it’s a fresh injury or an old friend, have you ever wondered how pain works and what’s happening in your brain? In this episode, I dive deep into the pain science and how...

005 Does Exercising Every Day Really Matter?

Do your workouts make you happy? Do you feel pressured to work out every day? I have a confession - I don’t exercise every day. I MOVE every day - and there’s a big difference. On this episode, I discuss the difference between exercise and movement and why it may...

001 Welcome to the Body Nerd Show!

Welcome to the very first episode of the Body Nerd Show! My name is Alexandra Ellis and I am a coach, blogger, former yogi, kettlebell devotee and most importantly, 100%  body nerd. My goal with this show is to empower you with the super uncomplicated things you need...

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, former 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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