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Longevity Smart Moves: Get YOUR ANIMAL ON!

My schedule, like most, this time of year doesn’t allow for my usual training schedule.

But moving and feeling better is all about CONSISTENCY. So, I embrace the time I have and do what I can.

When you can’t get your “NORMAL” on…embrace one of these “animal” movements…based on your body type…and move yourself closer to your goals.

Understand this, practicing good HABITS wherever and whenever possible is just SMART!

Both are CRAZY athletic locomotion type moves, which have you moving your full body through space. AMAZING for strength and conditioning…and FUN!

Just choose a movement based on your body type and needs. Remember both bodies are completely NORMAL... We just need different things when it comes to selecting the best exercises for our build:

🤸 Loosey-Goosey: Joints are just SUPER LOOSE 🏋🏼 Super Tight: Just feel STIFF all over Once you know your body type, now BREATHE like this:

🤸 Sighing exhale (you're fogging a glass) 🏋🏼 Pursed Lip exhale (you're blowing out birthday candles) Mike! So, where do I start?” Glad you asked:)

Start here: Practice INHALING: - Find the MOST COMFORTABLE position based on your “body type”: - Left Photo (Loosey-Goosey folks) - Right Photo (Super-Tight folks) - NASAL ONLY breathing! (MOUTH CLOSED!) - LONG EXAGGERATED SILENT INHALE (NO NECK!)…then normal exhale out - Pause (Breath normally). Wait for the next inhale to come. Repeat. - 4-6 breaths

Here’s what you’re gonna need:

-Comfortable/Clear space


Here’s what you’re gonna do:

- Choose one of these movements based on your BODY TYPE

- NASAL ONLY breathing

- 15 minute running clock…GO!

- REST as and when necessary (Breathe ANYWAY you want!)

Loosey-Goosey Body Type:


- Start on all fours with a SLIGHT bend in knees and elbows

- LIFT and MOVE OPPOSITE arm and leg forward

- SAME SIDE knee and elbow kiss

- Continue in this pattern for the allotted time

Super-Tight Body Type:


- From a standing position SQUAT down the best you can. Reach arms LOW

- Reach hands down to the ground and place them PALMS DOWN

- Begin shifting your bodyweight FORWARD onto your hands

- PULL yourself forward with your ARMS and TRUNK

- Then HOP your feet towards your HANDS back into the BOTTOM of your squat

- Continue in this pattern for the allotted time

You can do this anywhere…anytime. Keep moving forward! Let me know how you feel afterwards.

Dedicated to your health and longevity, Mike

P.S. Curious and want to see if my training style is a good fit for you? Email me for a Complimentary Assessment & 1 Free Orientation Session. No gimmicks, no pressure, just a discussion about you! I want to help you move better and feel stronger. CLICK HERE to learn more.

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