039 | Longevity Hacks, Piriformis Syndrome + Sleep Quality Tips

This week on The Hero Movement Podcast we explore some top tips for getting a good night’s sleep in the heat, key habits for health and longevity, and how to free your hips and address piriformis syndrome.

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This Week on The HERO Podcast:

🗣 Introductory Content:

1:21 – A quick overview of our Wendler 5/3/1 deload week.

4:02 – The UK’s unprecedented warm weather and reviewing advice on how to sleep during a heatwave.

  • Taking a look at the BBC’s 10 tips on getting a good night’s rest despite the hotter weather.

❓ Questions & Answers

10:31 – What are some of the best hacks for longevity?

  • Identifying 5 key longevity tips from The Blue Zones.
  • Why daily low level activity can impact our life expectancy.
  • Basic nutrition tips for living a long and healthy life, including some interesting research on chocolate & resistant starch.
  •  The importance of stress management, having a reason why and a sense of community.
  • A quick look at saunas and their influence on cardiovascular health.
 40:34 – What’s the best way to deal with Piriformis syndrome? 
  • What is Piriformis syndrome and its symptoms?
  • The causes of the syndrome and the importance of getting a professional diagnosis.
  • Using the 3R mobility method to address the pain associated with Piriformis syndrome, including a few stretched and strengthening exercises.

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Luke Jones

Luke Jones is a Movement Coach, Wellness Enthusiast, Online Content Creator, and Founder of HERO Movement. Through articles, videos, courses, and online coaching, his big goal is to help people discover freedom of movement and create lives filled with well-being & adventure.
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Michaela Salacinski

Michaela Salacinski is a fitness enthusiast and online content creator. She works as a freelance writer with natural beauty brands and wellness companies. She also shares awesome fitness & wellness tips on Instagram & YouTube.

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