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 ›

7 Natural Movement Fitness Goals for 2018

Here at MovNat, we have high expectations for our students because we believe you can meet them. We believe in your potential to be strong, healthy, happy, and free. We believe in your ability to move well - with strength, power, and grace - now and into old age. We believe that no ... Read more ›

MovNat Combatives: What You Need To Know

By Nathan Amado, Level 3 MovNat Certified Trainer & MovNat Combatives Trainer MovNat is all about real world, practical movement skills. From movements that you can use in your everyday life, to movements you may only have to use once in your life (but are vital nonetheless—maybe even more so). These ... Read more ›

A Beginner’s Guide to Vaulting: From The Ground Up

By Alex Schenker, Level 3 MovNat Certified Trainer Let's be honest. Throwing your body into the air while your arms support you as you fly over to the other side of an obstacle is something that just sounds pretty intimidating to most people. Seeing this action through the acrobatic feats of elite ... Read more ›

5 Natural Movements to Reverse the Damage from Sitting

Sitting for long periods of time wreaks havoc on the body. Fortunately, the solution is simple: sit less and move more. And that's a good start for anyone. But you'll get the best results when you start moving better. In fact, one of the best things you can do to reverse the damage caused ... Read more ›

Jessica’s Journey to MovNat

  By Jessica Groves-Chapman, Level 1 MovNat Certified Trainer I am a runner. I ran my way to health. I ran my way to sanity. I ran all through graduate school. I still remember my first 5k, my first 10k, my first half-marathon. And just last year, I ran my first marathon. And ... Read more ›

The Single Leg Squat Get Up

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder How many ways do you know how to get up and down from the ground without using your hands? Get Ups may be rudimentary natural movements, but they're also supremely practical for everyday life. Plus, they deliver a ton of fitness and conditioning benefits when performed properly. ... Read more ›

MovNat Home Gym Essentials

The Best High-Tech, Low-Tech, and All-Natural Tools For Practicing Natural Movement At Home The beauty of MovNat is that you can practice anywhere. You don't need an expensive gym membership or access to nature. Although, these can be wonderful assets. You also don't need a lot of bulky or expensive equipment. Although, ... Read more ›

How and Why to Drag Something While Crawling

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder and Master Instructor So, you can crawl for long distances, can easily hold a plank, and can practically do the "bird dog" exercise in your sleep. This is all great. But how well can you crawl while dragging something? Have you ever tried it? It's a bit harder ... Read more ›

“I am doing things I never thought I could do” (at age 44)

  Interviews with Six Movement Masters On Natural Movement Fitness (Part 4) by John Sifferman Erwan Le Corre has been called the world's fittest man, and many have likened him to a modern-day Tarzan. Since founding the MovNat Natural Movement Fitness System, he's taught thousands of people how to move naturally in order to ... Read more ›

Forearm Hanging Drill To Strengthen Your Back, Shoulders, and Abs

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder and Master Instructor Want to strengthen your abs and upper body while practicing a practical movement skill that will lead to more advanced skills? Try this forearm hanging drill below. This drill is fantastic for working posterior upper body isometric strength and abdominal strength. But let’s not lose ... Read more ›

7 Beginner Progressions for Crawling While Balancing

By Craig Rice, MovNat Team Instructor Want to learn how to crawl while balancing...without breaking any bones? Here’s a beginner-level MovNat progression to take you from the most basic crawling variations on the ground all the way up to the difficult hand and foot crawl while balancing.   Here are the ... Read more ›

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