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Mar 29, 2021

In this episode, Nikki chats with strength coach Isabelle Barter about the role of the nervous system in pain, injury prevention, and strength training.

They discuss:

  • Outdated beliefs around the role of posture in pain and physical performance
  • How the nervous system is more complicated than "rest and digest" versus "fight or flight"
  • When biomechanics matters during strength training and injury prevention
  • How the nervous system influences strength and the experience pain
  • The difference between adaptations to the nervous system versus muscles and tendons during exercise
  • The different types of posture and how to train them.

To connect with Isabelle and learn more about her work, visit or follow her on instagram @stronger_human