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Get down on the ground to be stronger on your feet
A powerful punch comes from the ground up. Whether you’re boxing for improved fitness or as a competitive sport, Animal Flow is a potent tool for building a foundation that packs a punch.
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How to program for the skill of Animal Flow
One of the most common questions we hear from people who are new to Animal Flow is, “How many sets and repetitions should I do?” We sat down with Fréyja Spence, Master Instructor from Canada, to ask her how she approaches programming for movement.
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Get your head in the game by managing cognitive load
If you’ve struggled to battle through brain fog this year and your goals have taken a back seat, you’re not alone. Getting your head back in the game starts by understanding why it dropped out in the first place.
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Get over your fear of being upside down!
As the official hand balance of AF, the Tuck Balance is important to your practice. Learn why it's so hard, along with strategies for your journey and some example drills to help you along.
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The long-awaited workshop is here

After delivering hundreds of workshops and certifying thousands of instructors over the past decade, the final level in Animal Flow’s certification system is here.

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Expand your mindset to expand your world

As you work toward your goals, your mindset can be your greatest asset or your biggest obstacle. Master Instructor Chris ‘Flo’ Flores shares six principles for growing your ‘mental mobility’.

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Follow these videos to mobilize for your practice

Preparing your hands, feet, wrists, and ankles before an Animal Flow practice can free you to worry less about joint discomfort and focus more on the full experience of your body in motion.

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Community Wisdom

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We’re double tapping these accounts and spreading their positive messages

It’s how you engage, not simply how much you engage, that creates a healthy, balanced approach to social media. We’re sharing nine Instagram accounts that members of the Animal Flow Team follow for inspiration, information and entertainment.

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What you eat and how you move matters.

There is more than one way to fuel a healthy body! Our Master Instructors all follow different nutrition plans that work for them. We delve into three of them in more detail.

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14 Compelling Books to Strengthen Your Mental Prowess

Your body is getting stronger, but how about your mind? Here's what our Master Instructors/Regional Leaders are currently reading.

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