5 Natural Movements for Strength and Power

By Danny Clark, MovNat Performance Director & Master Instructor It’s a common question for men new to MovNat: “Can I gain or at least maintain my muscle mass?” The answer: Yes, and you can become twice as powerful. Acquiring strength and muscle mass is really simple. If you're looking for pure strength, ... Read more ›

Natural Movement VS Functional Movement: What’s the Difference?

By Danny Clark, MovNat Performance Director Two people start a new program aimed at improving their fitness, movement skill, and overall quality of life. One ends up in a gym advertising “functional movement” and the other in a gym that advertises “Natural Movement.” What key similarities and differences will these two people likely ... Read more ›

MovNat Combatives: A Tool For Survival

By Vic Verdier, MovNat Master Instructor Like many things in life, people enjoy over-complicated solutions to a simple problem. That’s how the American space program spent a ton of money developing a pen that could work in any position and in zero gravity in space, while the Russians simply used a pencil. Nice ... Read more ›

Looking Fit VS Being Fit

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder There’s nothing wrong with wanting to look good or at least to improve one's body appearance. It's actually a legitimate endeavor. But wanting to achieve a resemblance with a particular body type - one that may not be at all what your own physical makeup originally looks ... Read more ›

Beginner MovNat Combo Workout on the Beach in Bali

By Nathan Amado, MovNat Master Trainer The beauty of a MovNat Combo Workout is you're able to get a lot of work done in a short period of time. Not only will you get a great workout to help you burn fat, build muscle, and improve your overall fitness, you'll also get a ... Read more ›

10 Human Movements That Are Going Extinct

“I see a world coming where walking will become just a notion; a skill of the past. A world where people will have to learn how to walk again.” - Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder   Americans sit more than ever before in human history. Sedentary jobs and leisure have skyrocketed to ... Read more ›

The MovNat 10-Year Anniversary Contest – Starts Today!

MovNat is ten years old, and we want to celebrate! Have you wanted to attend an official MovNat course? Maybe your very first workshop, a certification, or one of our specialty events? Well, here's your chance! We're putting on a special "My MovNat Story" contest where you'll have an opportunity to win ... Read more ›

How to do the Squat Get Up

By Peri Zourides, MovNat Team Instructor The Squat Get Up is a fun, practical movement that should be a staple in your Natural Movement practice. For many students, this simple Get Up is harder than it looks because they've never learned how to perform it efficiently. But by gaining the requisite mobility and ... Read more ›

Your Body is the Tech You Need

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder "How long before you realize your body is the technology you need to connect to the most?" Not just when you're scratching where it's itchy. Not just when you're grabbing food because your belly makes funky noises. Not just when your rear and legs ... Read more ›

A Beginner’s Guide to the Back Breakfall Technique

How to Fall Backwards and Engage the Ground Safely (Even on Hard Surfaces) By Alex Schenker, MovNat Master Trainer The breakfall is a fun, practical movement that most people unfortunately ignore. Being able to receive a fall without injury is a vital prerequisite to participating in higher risk activities. It is a form of ... Read more ›

The Single Shoulder Carry Technique

Movement is vital, and the ability to use your body to help another is a primary goal of Natural Movement - to be "Strong to be Helpful." The Single Shoulder Carry technique is an excellent example. The Single Shoulder Carry is quite easy to achieve from a technical standpoint, assuming one has ... Read more ›

7 Natural Movement Progressions To Challenge & Improve Your Balance

By Jerome Rattoni, MovNat Master Instructor Balance is one of those fun Natural Movement skills that can be made both very easy and very difficult by manipulating the skill and conditioning requirements. Whether you're highly-trained or totally untrained, there's an appropriate balance progression to help you build your movement skill, conditioning capacity, and ... Read more ›

Stop Forcing Yourself to Exercise (There’s a Better Way)

By Erwan Le Corre, MovNat Founder Exercising shouldn't be a task, a chore, a punishment, or a coping mechanism. It should be liberating, energizing and empowering. Can you believe it? Can you believe that there's a way that you could never have to force yourself to "exercise" through boring drills that treat ... Read more ›

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