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Mike Fitch is a movement coach and personal trainer who realized that while lifting weights can build a strong body, too much could cause injuries. In an effort to find a way to strength train with a lower risk of injury, Mike began experimenting with different types of bodyweight exercises. Starting with gymnastics and evolving into parkour, hand balancing and even break dancing, he ultimately developed a method of bodyweight exercise based on how animals move, hence the name Animal Flow.
Flow refers to a psychological state where you are immersed in an activity and focused only on the present moment which is a perfect name for a challenging system of exercise using only bodyweight movements. On this episode of All About Fitness, Mike shares the story of how he created Animal Flow, discusses the benefits of bodyweight exercise and identifies ways that you can start moving towards a healthier, stronger body. This is an educational and engaging discussion that will have you rethinking how you move when you exercise.
Learn more about Mike Fitch and Animal Flow: https://animalflow.com
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