functional movement

Don't short-change your athletes. Training across a full standing spectrum will increase strength without sacrificing movement and health.
Whatever your discipline, movement quality has the biggest impact on whether your training improves or inhibits performance.
Developing these functional patterns will pay dividends in everything else.
In the new movement that is movement, improvement is rarely about better coaching. So how does this relationship work so well?
Using orthoses is a great way to reinforce what the correct positions are, even when you’re not standing there making corrections.
Yes, doing the plank is better than sitting on the couch. But the benefits are minimal.
Are there some exercise programs that are inherently dangerous? The following checklist should help you decide.
The problem is, we need to set minimums. We need baselines that we decide are acceptable before we move onto higher and harder training.
An intriguing question from a bull rider got me thinking about how to train for adaptability, not just strength.
Stop acute trauma from causing acute injury by identifying and fixing your movement patterns.
In periodization terms, there are only two phases someone could be in - SPP or GPP. Here's what GPP looks like.
Deep down, I believe we all are craving more substance from our fitness.
Make sure you are fully recovered from injuries so you don’t cause more permanent damage.
Corrective exercise is all the rage in fitness today, but how does it best apply to individual programming?
Natural movement can shatter normal gym paradigms and boost your confidence.
Medical professionals see many patients who have been injured due to slipping on ice. Don't be one of them.