MovNat Helped Bring My Body Back

By Andrew Brown In early 2014, I suffered an auto-immune syndrome called Guillain-Barre. The good news is that it's a self-limiting syndrome that does not recur and can be recovered from, but the bad news is that it is often devastating. It wreaked havoc on my nervous system, specifically the motor nerve ... Read more ›

The Cure For Physical Idleness: Follow Your Instincts

by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Do you remember the very first moment when you started moving? You probably can’t because it was at such an early stage in your life (as a matter of fact, you already moved to some extent in your mother’s womb before you were born). Experts call the ... Read more ›

3 Natural Movements Most People Should Practice Often

 By John Sifferman We asked some of our top MovNat Professionals: What is one Natural Movement that you think most people don't practice enough, but should? And why? Their answers may surprise you... Danny Clark - MovNat Master Instructor Diaphragmatic breathing. Deep, controlled breathing is essential to movement ... Read more ›

12 Natural Movements For Better Hip Mobility

There is a war going on for your ability to move. Every day, the forces of our sedentary culture, the appeal of comfort and convenience, and the temptation to live a compartmentalized life wreak havoc on our body's. The whole person suffers physically, mentally, and spiritually. One of the most common issues that results ... Read more ›

How To Get Ridiculously Strong with Natural Movement

By Danny Clark, MovNat Performance Director and Master Instructor This article is going to teach you how to get absurdly strong.  Way beyond 600 pound deadlift strong. I’m talking about work all day with a smile on your face, indefatigable strong. Climb up anything strong. Easily pick up heavy objects from awkward angles ... Read more ›

Why Natural Movement Is Therapy

Why MovNat in a Physical Therapy Practice? By Dr. Jenny Ploss, PT, DPT, Level 2 MovNat Certified Trainer When you walk into Langford Sports & Physical Therapy, you might notice something different about the exercises. Most of our physical therapists are certified MovNat instructors, and we often use MovNat skills and ... Read more ›

3 Advanced Natural Movement Workouts

Looking for some challenging Natural Movement workouts? Below, you'll find 3 advanced-level MovNat workouts that will help you put your skills to the test and improve your movement competence, fitness, and conditioning. These are meant to serve as examples, and the indications of sets, reps, time, height, distance, weight etc., ... Read more ›

Backyard Natural Movement Workout with Dr. Phil Lombardo

What does a Natural Movement workout look like when you have limited time, space, equipment, and no gym to train in? Here's one creative example. This is a Natural Movement workout one of our MovNat Certified Trainers did recently in his back yard. Even though Phil has a couple of well-equipped facilities to ... Read more ›

Why I Shed Tears After The MovNat Workshop

How I Found My "New Body" And Relearned How to Move After a Devastating Accident Left Me Paralyzed Five years ago, Aika Yoshida was thinking about enrolling in the MovNat Certification Program, then she suffered a tragic spinal cord injury that left her paralyzed from the shoulders down. Needless to say, she's had ... Read more ›

Introducing the Revamped MovNat Licensing Program

From its inception, MovNat has offered an alternative to the extreme, over-specialized, conventional approach to fitness. The Natural Movement "movement" that began in 2008 has shown again and again that moving and training the way your body is designed is best. It's proven that a high level of fitness doesn't always equal ... Read more ›

Beyond Technique: The Necessity of Movement Efficiency

How to Use Efficiency To Improve Your Movement Skill, Fitness, and Conditioning by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Anyone can effectively crawl, walk, run, jump, balance, lift, and carry—to some extent at least. But can everyone perform such movements skillfully? Even if we can effectively do what is natural to us, do we ... Read more ›

Fitness VS Movement: Science Shows Quality Training Matters

Study Shows "Movement-Guided Fitness" Is Superior To Traditional Approaches In Two Important Ways In gyms all across the world, millions of people are unknowingly settling for sub-par fitness results, no matter how hard they work. It's true that traditional fitness training delivers many benefits, but according to a recent study, movement-based training offers even ... Read more ›

MovNat Meet Up Day – July 14, 2018

Announcing The MovNat Summer Meet Up Day! If you'd like to connect with other MovNatters in your community for some Natural Movement practice, please join us at one of the following FREE MovNat Meet Up events happening all around the world on Saturday, July 14th. Albuquerque, New Mexico Event host: Sam Sanders, ... Read more ›

Advanced MovNat Combo Workout for Exploring Your Environment

By Nathan Amado, Level 3 MovNat Certified Trainer How about a challenging Natural Movement workout to help you up your game? Here’s an advanced level MovNat Combo Workout, which will give you some ideas for finding movement opportunities in the environment around you. Instructions: If you'd like to replicate this ... Read more ›

What Muscles Are Actually For

We asked the MovNat community... What does muscle (and its qualities of enabling strength/conditioning/ability/mobility) mean to you? We were blown away as hundreds of you opened up and shared your responses, as part of our #WhatMusclesAre4 Challenge on Instagram. Many shared practical, everyday observations with actionable advice. Others shared much deeper insights ... Read more ›

3 Ways to Improve Your Balance Naturally

 By John Sifferman We asked some of our top MovNat Professionals: What's your single best training tip for improving balance? They sent us some great ideas on how to use your mind, your daily habits, and your environment to improve your balance quickly and efficiently... Stefano Tripney - MovNat Team ... Read more ›

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