Is Natural Movement Primitive or Cutting-Edge?

By Danny Clark, MovNat Performance Director and Master Instructor Is the MovNat Natural Movement System a step back when it comes to health, fitness, and exercise science? We believe it's a step forward.   Hi Rob. This is a great philosophical discussion point, and it’s likely a thought process that ... Read more ›

Natural Movement is Vital To Survive and Thrive

by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder While humans may occasionally reflect about the purpose of their lives, the fundamental biological agenda of all animals is not only survival but also reproduction, which ensures that their genetic pool is transmitted to their offspring and therefore perpetuates itself. Even to those of us who ... Read more ›

5 Advanced Level MovNat Combo Workouts

Welcome to the Advanced Level. Few people endeavor into this territory, but the ones who do open the door to a whole new world of possibilities. The self-confidence and empowerment that comes from pursuing this level of training - not to mention the real world capability and conditioning you'll receive - is well-worth ... Read more ›

How to Start MovNat if You’re Overweight

Question: I am curious. I am morbidly obese, 350+, and in bad, bad shape. Is this "over my head?" - Ricky The short answer: it's only over your head if you think it is. The fact that you're wondering means you have some self-confidence lurking inside of you, and you're curious ... Read more ›

MovNat Intermediate Combo Workout – Vol. 1

By Nathan Amado, Level 3 MovNat Certified Trainer & MovNat Combatives Trainer Want to learn how to combine natural movements into a challenging, full body workout? Here’s an intermediate-level MovNat Combo Workout, which will help you break a sweat and transform your body while you're improving your natural movement skills.  ... Read more ›

15 Natural Movements Most People Should Be Able To Do

You'd be surprised how well an average adult human being should be able to move. It's no secret that average fitness levels have been gradually decreasing in the modern world for a long time. Unfortunately, the bar for health, fitness, and natural movement has been lowered so many times that, as a ... Read more ›

8 Daily Habits of Good Natural Movers

By John Sifferman We asked our MovNat Team Instructors: What daily habit have you adopted that's helped you to get healthier, move better, or become more capable for the real world? Stefano Tripney - MovNat Team Instructor Ground Movement. Thinking this question over was a bit like mining for gold. ... Read more ›

Fix Your Inverted Crawl With These 2 Drills

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Even though it's a rudimentary movement pattern, many people have difficulty performing the inverted foot hand crawl (aka the "crab walk" or the "crab crawl") with efficiency - including very fit individuals who have simply never learned how to perform this basic move properly. Simple mistakes are more ... Read more ›

Beyond the Basics: 5 Intermediate Level MovNat Combo Workouts

So, you've already worked through our Beginner's Guide to MovNat. You can balance on a 2x4 board, stick your landings, and crawl effortlessly. You've been there, done that. And now, you're ready for more. Congratulations. You are entering into the Intermediate Level.   Below, you'll find five intermediate level MovNat Combo Workouts that ... Read more ›

Balancing Basics: Avoid These Common Mistakes

By Craig Rice, MovNat Team Instructor Are you making these mistakes while balancing? If you've never been coached in natural and efficient balance technique, then like most people, you'll probably have some room for improvement. Addressing deficiencies will make a big difference in your performance, especially when you increase the challenge (e.g. narrower ... Read more ›

MovNat is Progressive: Why This Principle Is Critical to Success

by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Natural movement is progressive. You don't suddenly morph into a skilled, efficient, natural mover when you are born, or reach some arbitrary milestone in life, such as adulthood. On the contrary, the acquisition of movement skill and adaptability is a relatively slow process. Furthermore, it cannot ... Read more ›

Beyond Box Jumps: The Power Jump to Hang Landing

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder So, you can jump and land on a flat, horizontal surface just fine. But how well can you land on a vertical surface (e.g. like a wall or tree trunk)? In the real world, we don't always have a nice wide open space to jump and land ... Read more ›

Why Train MovNat Combatives? A Woman’s Perspective.

By Julie Beck, Level 2 MovNat Certified Trainer & MovNat Combatives Trainer In the words of MovNat Master Instructor, Vic Verdier, “YOU don’t choose, THEY choose YOU” and you need to be ready for your life to change in an instant. Have you ever been near to someone who gives you the willies or ... Read more ›

How I Program a Natural Movement Fitness Session

  By Eric Brown, Level 3 MovNat Certified Trainer and Team Instructor As a MovNat Team Instructor, I get asked the following questions all the time: As a Natural Movement Practitioner, how do I create my own sessions, that use all of these great movements that I’ve been learning?  ... Read more ›

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