Check out this inspiring video of Wild Coach, Augusto Vegas, showing some of the skills and movements that he trains at in his spare time here at Wildfitness Kenya. Augusto trains to improve his physical agility and competency, so he’s better at the sports he loves, to challenge his body and his mind, and to [...]
Anne-Laure, head Wildfitness coach in Kenya has just been to visit Iten, the small village where elite Kenyan runners, and all sorts of other runners, train. Anne-Laure shares her adventures:
Iten is a very friendly and welcoming small village at 2500m altitude in the West of Kenya where elite Kenyan runners devote their lives to running. [...]
Why Lumber Jack squats are good:
1. If you have a back injury they load the spine less (I know of someone with a herniated disk in the lower spine who cannot dream of loading anything on their shoulders, but can lumberjack squat with no problems).
2. Many practical everyday scenario lifts are front loading:
Have you ever experienced the magic of exercising at sunrise? Waking up at the same time as mother earth is magical. The silence, tranquility, serenity and beauty of nature slowly waking up inspired me to share different types of outdoor exercises with you.
Dating back, our ancestors were mostly prone to hunting early in the morning. [...]
Structural Hygiene5 tips to keep up your ‘Structural Hygiene’ – By Jess Reinhold, Senior Wildfitness coachStructural Hygiene
Watch our Structural Hygiene Video here
The seated posture; the root of poor structural hygiene. Our hunter gatherer forbearers were active individuals and rarely sat on their butts. Instead if they needed to rest or perform intricate tasks for any [...]
The following is taken from a journal our Wild Coach Gareth Roriston was keeping in the bush as he shadowed, then filled in, as Warden for the Galana Wildlife Conservancy which boarders Tsavo East National Park in Kenya. The idea is to inspire you… so you know that, wherever you are, and whatever equipment you [...]
A fun day at the office for Paul!
(Paul Ranson is a Wildfitness Coach and was on location in Kenya from July – October 2011. Here he gives us his top tips for wild health and some practical exercises to try too!)
PHYSICAL FUN & VARIETY
Variety is most definitely the spice of life and is [...]
(Tara Wood, founder of Wildfitness, recently attended a press weekend for the new 2012 Wildfitness location on the Isle of Wight. The 3 day Energizer course on the Isle of Wight is the brainchild of Netta and Ro Pakenham-Walsh, who grew up as “Islanders”. Here is Tara’s story…)
As always before attending a Wildfitness course I [...]
Okay, here at Wildfitness we will always TRY and get outside for a workout. Nothing really beats the thrill of fresh air and the healing vibe of nature – whether that’s the warm breeze and palm trees of Kenya, the herby olive groves of Crete or bracing beach fun on the Isle of Wight. BUT [...]