FMS

Whether a movement can be called functional depends on the needs of the individual.
You often read and hear about mobility and stability, but what does these concepts really mean inside of the weight room?
Corrective exercise is all the rage in fitness today, but how does it best apply to individual programming?
Enhancing hip function is the first place I look to make significant gains in my clients’ ability to move better.
What was final straw that made me turn my back on the king of strength exercises?
Bad patterns need to be broken before improvement of stability and motor control can take place.
Don’t try to get new clients back in shape in a day. That’s a massive error on the first play.
A new study used the FMS to determine whether distance runners are at an increased risk for injury.
Here's a list of reasons why you should be doing the get up, broken down by section - as in, the various sections of the movement itself. And no, it's not just simply standing up with a bell.
A new study on rugby players confirmed that the functional movement screen is best used to gauge mobility and flexibility, as opposed to athletic performance.
The goal of an exercise isn’t to become outstanding at that exercise, but to use it to improve your training. The SLDL will aid running and kicking, as well as main exercises like the deadlift.
How can you hide corrective exercise within regular training so clients do what they need, rather than just what they want? Here's how.
The fitness world is filled with garbage. But every now and then something truly great either gets reborn, like kettlebells, or gets invented. Such is the case with the SmartFlex.
Something funny happens around age six - we get sent to school. Gone are the days of moving and exploring, replaced instead by sitting and learning. Here's how to reset your body and your movement.
The functional movement screen, or FMS, has become a popular way to screen athletes and clients. Here are 8 articles that explain what it is, how to use it, and why it's important.
The fitness industry is giving us some real clues right now, but are you paying attention? Bodyweight and movement-based training are trends for a valid reason.
The NFL, MLB, NHL, NBA, and Special Ops military personnel all use it to keep themselves injury-free. What is it - this functional movement screen? Here's what it is and why you should use it.