Mike Fitch: Train Like A Beast – Animal Flow Movement Techniques for Resilient Body & Mind


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Consider your physical performance – when's the last time you crawled your way through a workout or practiced handstands? Probably never.

In this episode of the Align Podcast, Mike Fitch explains the evolutionary benefits of training our bodies as animals do: using all four limbs and working with them in a sequence. We talk about relearning archetypal postures and tips for finding more flow in your life when you feel stuck in an unhealthy place or mindset.

Mike Fitch is an innovative fitness educator and movement coach with 20 years experience in the fitness industry. Mike has also developed multiple other skills-based bodyweight training programs including the Bodyweight Athlete and is a highly sought after presenter and content contributor.

What we discuss:

00:00 - Introduction to Mike Fitch

6:00 - Going beyond traditional sports training & back to Primal Movements

8:30 - What & where is tension in the body?

14:00 - Why you should relearn quadrupedal movements

17:00 - The Primal Play Method

20:00 - Structure is Freedom: Mike's daily routine

23:30 - Important movement lessons from babies

26:30 - Animal Flow’s impact on health & brain function

30:00 - Why comfort could be a prison, and the making of "We Invite You To Move"

35:00 - Keys to finding more flow in your life

Learn more from Mike Fitch:

Website: https://animalflow.com/

Instagram: @mikefitch.af ; @animalflowofficial

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AnimalFlow

Watch our Animal Flow workout here:

Align Podcast on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/c/AlignPodcast

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