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Know Your Dose Podcast

Feb 25, 2020

This episode of the podcast centers around optimizing your body through exercise. The Know Your Dose team was joined by corrective exercise specialist Nathan Kohlerman. The beginning of the show opens with a detailed account of how Nathan went from bodybuilding to focusing on alternative movement practices, highlighting that conventional training can often lead to injuries and imbalances. Nathan outlines how Dynamic Neuromuscular Stabilization (DNS) is a system of movement that rewires the mind-body connection for how we move. Nadeem drives a discussion on how to alleviate stress and improve mobility at the office, where people with pain make mistakes when exercising, and setting the right intention for your health and fitness goals. Towards the end of the podcast, things go from the physical to the metaphysical as Nathan opens up about emotions being felt as physical pain, energetic healing, and his views on spirit guides. The podcast ends with Nathan’s thoughts on how cannabis and psychedelics can be used as tools for transformation.

Episode Highlights:

  • Background and introduction to Nathan Kohlerman. Nathan and Nadeem discuss mace work and movement. Nathan discusses the injuries that led him to explore alternative movement practices. 


  • Nathan explains how he discovered DNS, what DNS is, and how Nathan utilizes DNS for himself and his clients. 


  • Discussion on how to use the breath to stabilize your body during workouts. 


  • Nadeem and Nathan discuss ideas to use in your office to alleviate stress on the body and improve movement.


  • Deep dive into what mistakes people in pain make when starting to exercise.


  • Collective discussion on setting the right intention for your health and fitness goals.


  • Bodyweight vs weight lifting and the mind-body connection. Nathan discusses how emotions can be felt as physical pain. 


  • The group discusses how mindfulness is a good place to start when learning to listen to what your body needs. Nathan talks about the spiritual work he is involved in.


  • Nathan describes his use of cannabis and psychedelics for personal development and medicine.


  • Final Thoughts and how to reach Nathan


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