Adaptability: The Missing Link in Fitness

by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder The fundamental reason why animals—including humans—have a brain is so they can perform adaptable movement within complex environments and situations. Not surprisingly, adaptability is a core principle of Natural Movement and its practice. However, this principle is notably missing from the vast majority of modern fitness ... Read more ›

Meet Melissa & Kim: Our Newest MovNat Team Instructors

Allow us to introduce you to Melissa Sher and Kimberly Alexander who are both new MovNat Team Instructors and the owners of one of our Licensed Facilities, Point Gym & Kitchen in Portland, Oregon. Kim and Melissa are both long-time athletes, fitness enthusiasts, and outdoorswomen who discovered MovNat and jumped right in. They ... Read more ›

3 Intermediate Natural Movement Workouts

Want some intermediate-level Natural Movement workouts to increase the challenge in your training? Below, you'll find 3 intermediate-level MovNat workouts that will help you improve your movement skill, fitness, and conditioning. These are meant to serve as examples, and the indications of sets, reps, time, height, distance, weight etc., are ... Read more ›

How to Crawl Very Low to the Ground

How do you crawl underneath a very low object? One way is to use the Push Pull Crawl technique, which is a more efficient version of what some call the "Army crawl." This movement is useful for crawling very low to the ground while minimizing friction and maximizing efficiency. Here's an ... Read more ›

Natural Movement is Universal: Why MovNat is for Everyone

by Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Our phenotype, or the observable characteristics that are physically expressed in an individual (such as stature and eye color) and that are the outcome of both genetic makeup and environmental influences, differs with every person, but we all share a set of similar anatomical and physiognomic ... Read more ›

MovNat For Mobility

8 Week Natural Movement Program For Better Mobility and Capability If you want to improve your mobility by moving naturally, using practical skills that are actually helpful in real life (instead of just as a "warmup" to your workout) - and you want a complete program that will take you by the ... Read more ›

3 Natural Movement Workouts for Beginners

Want some Natural Movement workouts to help you get started? Below, you'll find 3 beginner-level MovNat workouts to get your heart pumping and muscles burning while you’re improving your natural movement skills in an organized workout format. These are meant to serve as examples, and the indications of sets, reps, time, ... Read more ›

5 Ground Movements Most People Struggle With

If you can sit in a chair for hours a day, but you can't perform simple movements on the ground with similar ease, there's a gap in your fitness, movement skills, and capability for real life. Your body, as adaptable as it is, wasn't designed to sit in a chair all day long. It ... Read more ›

4 Lessons This Doctor Learned From Natural Movement

Explore, Learn, Grow, Ask Why By Phil Lombardo, DPT, Level 2 MovNat Certified Trainer MovNat connects my physical training to the rest my life. I have always believed that my workouts provided me with many benefits, but looking back, I now see that I lacked connection between my physical training and my larger ... Read more ›

“Barefoot” Minimalist Footwear Review 2018

  By Danny Clark, MovNat COO As the seasons change, it’s a great time to contemplate how you’ll be outfitting one of the most important parts of your body: your feet.  While warmer weather in the northern hemisphere naturally entices unshod nakedness for many, it’s very likely you’ll find yourself needing (or preferring) some ... Read more ›

5 Natural Movement Fitness Mistakes That Are Holding You Back

 By John Sifferman We asked some of our top MovNat Professionals: What is the biggest mistake natural movers and/or movement-minded fitness enthusiasts make? Kimberly Alexander - Level 3 MCT Natural Movement is sweeping through the fitness industry world-wide as people search for more purpose as it relates to their training. ... Read more ›

How to Find Freedom by Climbing Out of the Fitness “Box”

10 Ways MovNat Changes Your Perspective About Fitness and Movement By Danny Clark, MovNat Performance Director and Master Instructor Many people are inherently resistant to learning MovNat, especially those who have been in the industry of fitness or therapy for awhile. Instead of going through the sometimes uncomfortable, energy intensive process of reorganizing thought ... Read more ›

5 Ways to Deepen Your Fitness and Movement Practice

How To Move With Purpose, Increase Your Real World Capability, and Get More Out Of Your Natural Movement Practice If you want a body that moves powerfully, gracefully, and efficiently, that doesn't wear out or get hurt easily, you've got to do things a little differently. And you've got to go deep. Too many ... Read more ›

The Tripod Vault: The Easiest and Safest Vault

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder The Tripod Vault involves using a foot for support, not just one or two hands, making it the easiest and safest type of vault. The great advantage of the Tripod Vault is that it is the best entry-level vault technique for those unfamiliar with vaults. Indeed, it is ... Read more ›

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