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 […]

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2 important fitness lessons of 2014

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To be honest, I began this blog post by jumping on the New Year’s Resolutions bandwagon, but just a couple days shy of my deadline, I decidedĀ to take a different direction and instead look in the rear view mirror. I learned much over 2014 and interviewed some really amazing people. And if you were to distill my intellectual travels over the past year down to two of my most important fitness lessons of 2014, they […]

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

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The methods behind Movnat and Ido PortalĀ 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 […]

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Overcome these 4 challenges and you’ll be a primal fitness hero

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I stumbled across a great video recently by Benny Lewis of Fluent in 3 Months. If you haven’t heard of Benny he’s a polyglot – he speaks several languages – and is an expert at language learning. The video that really caught my attention was his talk at a TEDx event where he discusses what he considers to be the biggest challenges behind why people can’t learn a language. As I watched I couldn’t help […]

2 ways that I injured myself – and how you can avoid the same pitfalls

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Early in the spring I took a Wilderness First Responder certification course and over the duration of 10 days the recurring joke among those of us in class was that the only safe place was at home on your couch. It was our tongue in cheek reaction to learning of all the injuries that you could fall victim to when you venture out into the mountains for recreation. And to an extent, fitness is no […]

5 inspirational YouTube videos to get you off the couch

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So the past week has been the perfect storm of lost productivity for me. The primary culprit was the untimely demise of my laptop charging cable. And it turns out that one major drawback of owning a nifty little ultrabook is that charging cables are relatively tough to come by. Long story short – I’m back! The particulary astute of you will notice that today’s post is (gasp!) one day late. And in light of […]