All we have to decide is what to do with the time that is given us.
- JRR Tolkien
The holiday season (and the free pass to eat seconds) is upon us.
If your normal training routine is looking a little boring and easy to skip, here are a few of the creative—borderline gimmicky—exercises to inspire you to switch it up. Get back to nature - in movement MovNat Erwan Le Corre, a French-born ultra runner, rock climber, free diver, grappler, and all-around athlete created MovNat as “a complete and immersive experience with the natural world”. It is a training system designed to reintroduce modern man to the natural movements and escape the overweight, overspecialized beings we’ve become. Encouraging beginners to practice first in a workshop or affiliate gym, which are located all over the world, to start to explore their body’s full range of motion, the idea is to progress to the great outdoors—crawling through bushes, climbing trees, balancing on logs and any other skills our ancestors needed to survive. [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f5H5aCF7tQ] Take a (yoga) hike! Hiking Yoga Another hybrid-yoga style to add to the list, Hiking Yoga was started in San Francisco by Eric Kipp as a way to integrate his passion for exploring his city and his yoga practice.