Frank Forencich is an author, a trainer, and the creator of the Exuberant Animal method, a health-leadership group that focuses on natural human movement and functional strength. He's been tapped by companies like Mattel, General Electric, and Google to teach employees the importance of primal movement. Here, he shares five simple exercises that will help you become more connected with your body to improve basic function.
Crawling, especially uphill and downhill, helps integrate your hips with your shoulders and strengthens muscles around the spine. When inside, do laps around the room, going forward, backward, laterally, and turning around. Outdoors, find a hill and get creative.
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