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My visit to the Boulder Movement Collective

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I recently visited the Boulder Movement Collective, Colorado’s first Ido Portal inspired training facility. For a long time now, I’ve wondered why Boulder, or Colorado for that matter, didn’t have a movement-focused training gym. After all, Colorado is such a mecca for the super fit, that it just seemed natural to see some sort of Ido Portal influence in the area. I’m pleased to say that the BMC is a wonderful addition to the already […]

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5 Daily Habits for Better Posture

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Posture, posture, posture. Everyone wants it, few have it, and we’re always talking about it, aren’t we? Well, it’s a hot topic for good reason – having good posture is key to maintaining a healthy body. It’s as simple as that. At Motus I spend a lot of time talking about the big three – mobility, flexibility, and strength. And all three are tools that we can use to realign our bodies – to have […]

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Exercising an hour a day may not be enough

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How much should you be exercising each day to be “healthy”? Is exercising an hour a day plenty? And how do we define this exercise? Does walking 10 minutes to your favorite lunch spot count towards the final tally? It seems like every month there is a new article that comes out proclaiming a new ideal amount of exercise that we should all be getting. If there is a standard, then I suppose you should reference the […]

Where to find Movnat in Colorado

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Fitness is always changing. Sometimes at a glacier pace, and other times, entire trends are extinguished in only a few short years. It should come as no surprise that one of my favorite topics to write about is how the rather avante garde fitness trends are changing and how well received they are. And a trend that is actually becoming quite well tenured now is Movnat. Founded by Frenchman Erwan Le Corre, Movnat is a […]

Simple ways to improve your posture at work

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It’s common knowledge that Western societies spend far too much time seated. We sit all day long at work only to go home and sit some more. And when we go to the gym we see an enormous selection of workout machines that encourage us to once again be seated! All this sitting is not good. It tightens our hip flexors and works to deactivate our glutes just to name a couple of things. But […]

Improvising your fitness like Ido Portal and Movnat is tough – here’s how

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The methods behind Movnat and Ido Portal are inspirational. I think that’s honestly the best way to describe these programs to the uninitiated. But this awesomeness comes at a cost because each of the methods promotes mastery of movement via improvisation. And if you’re an inspiring mover then I think that it’s this element of improvisation that may turn out to be the biggest speed bump in your way of becoming a movement expert. So in […]