Category Archives : Blog

Natural Movement for Kids!

KIDS NATURAL MOVEMENT – BRAND NEW CLASSES!! One of our happy clients had this to say about the progress of her child after working with Kosta doing Natural Movement classes: “I have a really clumsy kid. Always tripping over stuff! I have been taking him to Natural Movement @ IBF and the difference in him […]

Functional Strength is the answer…..

Functional strength is the “secret” to results and injury prevention. We came across this powerful message from our friends at Max Workouts The reason we love it so much is that it is EXACTLY what we have been focussing on, since we decided to make a massive change in the business back in 2016.  In fact, […]

Running… is it good for you??

Running: The Best & Worst Movement You Can Do (article from our friends at MovNat – author Danny Clark – Performance Director & Master Instructor) Running. I used to hate it. Correction: I used to abhor it. When I was a young athlete, I avoided it like a staph infection because anything longer than a […]

Tai Chi, did you know it makes you strong?

Tai Chi and Strength Given the slow graceful movement in Tai Chi, it’s hard to imagine that it can make us stronger… particularly if you grew up, like I did,  thinking that the only way to get strong is to lift heavy weights! But guess what….?!?  Our assumption is incorrect…. Jane Brody, in an article […]

Want to be ridiculously strong?

Strong, as in, ‘functionally strong’ – it is MUCH MORE IMPORTANT for a long healthy life! Thanks to our friends at MovNat for sharing this article: Way beyond 600 pound deadlift strong. I’m talking about work all day with a smile on your face, indefatigable strong. Climb up anything strong. Easily pick up heavy objects […]

Daily Natural Movements to Live Well

Are your daily movements natural and good for living well and moving well into later life? Check out this article from our friends at MovNat and if you want to know more, come check out our NatMov classes today! Your body wants to move. It craves natural movement. And while any movement is better than nothing, there […]

Wrist Pain & Injuries

Wrist pain can be debilitating because we use our hands for everything….. The wrist & hand form a precision instrument allowing performance of highly skilled tasks with great power or pinpoint accuracy. Injury to the hand or wrist can deprive us from achieving the most simple of tasks. Wrist pain or injury is common and […]

Core Stability: Myths & misconceptions

Myths & Misconceptions surround Core Stability There are many myths and misconceptions about core stability which has become a popular concept in both the rehabilitation and fitness industries in recent years. Everywhere you look, social media, TV, online, emails and even women’s magazines now implore you to ‘train your core’. Physiotherapists are seeing an increasing […]

Better Balance is important for everyone….

Balance training is a great tool for all ages…. Who said balance training is only for the elderly? Balance is critical for people of all ages. Not only does it help us avoid falling, it also serves as a foundation for all bipedal movement such as walking, running, and jumping. Plus, it’s a great tool […]

Ready to make a change?

Change is good…… but not necessarily easy! Whether you want to take on the challenge of eating healthier, quit smoking, beginning an exercise program or simply start walking in the morning. Relying on willpower alone will not get you there! Setting out on a fitness journey requires strategies for achieving a change in behaviour. Below […]