I feel now, more than ever, that people are disconnected from what it means to have a movement & training practice that will support there health and well-being.
We know that humans are designed to move! Why does there seem to be a physical decline?
I wanted to take a look back through fitness history to paint a picture and potentially provoke your approach and way of thinking towards fitness, health and how & why you choose to move.
The History Of Physical Fitness
I am starting from the 20th century, as this marked the rise of specialised, competitive sports, as well as the emergence of a well organised and thriving “fitness” market and industry.
At the very beginning of the 20th century, Georges Hebert developed and promoted his “Natural Method,” another Frenchman, Professor Edmond Desbonnet, managed to make physical exercise and strength training fashionable through the publication of fitness journals and by opening a chain of exercise clubs.
This laid a strong foundation for physical culture in Europe,
but also for “fitness” as an industry.
Over the course of a century, thousands of methods and programs have emerged,
all promising to get you in the best shape of your life in the quickest amount of time possible
The Current State of Physical Culture: Lost in Fitness
A Thought Provoking Excerpt From The Article Written By MovNat founder Erwan Le Corre.
Which bring’s me to the point of writing and sharing this blog!
Through our own involvement in the fitness industry, mixing with different fitness and movement cultures
all over the world, our self practices, experinces and personal training experimentations.
It has come so ever more prevalent, that this mass evolution in fitness,
has caused an overwhelming misunderstanding of what its means to be fit & healthy.
'I feel now, more than ever, that people are disconnected from what it means,
to have a movement & training practice that will support there health and well-being.'
In some instances it has become more of a chore, a type of punishment that forces you into guilt tripping the ever needing desire, for all of the transformation promises made. A counter-intuitive mindset to have, on how movement and training should be approached?
There is so much information out there, often leaving an overwhelming feeling of confusion on what is the ‘right way’ to lead a 'healthy lifestyle' or how you should be moving your own body?
'This very problem, is what is causing, a lack of self connection to know and understand what,
YOU need to support yourself as a whole. Keeping you on the hamster wheel of movement un-satisfaction.'
The most common perception or belief of what it means to be fit,
and the primary motivation for exercising, is to look fit!
It is no longer about feeling good, having a healthy body that can actually move well.
Not forgetting the abundance of longterm benefit's that moving our bodies has on our biological system.
There is too much emphasis and validation for quick fixes, short term results, which all fail to provide important foundations or pillars that create's a sustainable movement & training practice. And ultimately has a fundamental role to play, in having a healthier way of life:
1) The mindset & movement relationship 2) The value & the benefits of having a longterm process
We understand the enjoyment of doing fitness for fitness sake.
But at the cost of your health, is where we believe there needs to be a new approach taken.
Now before we go any further, it is important to state that we are not here to tell you how you should eat, move or live your life.
However we do want to share our success's in the hope that it will help you to find your sweet spot, your daily motivation to get up and want move your body and celebrate it.
Most importantly learn to understand what it is that YOU need,
on a day by day basis and what that looks like, longterm.
Our message is about educating you on 'Movement for Health'
That means having a holistic approach to physical health.
This starts with having a better understanding of how each of the part's
connect to support you as a whole.
Through our very own movement trails and tribulations.
Our passion and enjoyment of movement.
As leading industry innovators & fitness professionals.
We have cultivated an Educational Workshop
& Movement Wellness Platform
That gives EVERYONE a way of training that supports their
health & well-being.
Beginning your movement for health journey has never been easier
We have 2 ways you can start learning & investing in your movement health with us!
1. Join our mindful movement & well-being program Kinisi Flow
The workshop is open to everyone who wants to take their personal development to the next level.
Join & learn more here: www.kinisiflow.com
2. Bespoke small group virtual coaching sessions helping you improve the way you move daily.
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'I truly believe that if people changed their mindset & movement relationship. Started to rethink how they choose to move their body on a daily basis. Had more of a longterm strategy in place, that gave them, the ongoing support & freedom to move. Decondition themselves from believing that they need to be constantly chasing the sweat & pushing harder for superior results. And realised that by creating better movement values, relationships & standards with realistic outcomes. Offers a way of life that is healthier both mentally, physically & beyond.'
I truly hope this message resonate with you. If it does, then that's your sign to start investing in your Movement For health & your longevity strategy that will build strength and resilience
for both body and mind.
If you want to get started on you movement journey we can help Click here
If you have any thoughts or questions then please do get in touch
Take Care & Speak Soon!
Natalie, Michael & The KF Team