FMS

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.
The FMS and HKC certifications appear to be a collection of progressions. But upon closer inspection they could be all the training you need. Here are the reasons why.
None other than IMG Academy has announced the newest test for assessing athletes - Ignite360. Different from any other test, it examines not only physical performance, but also mental abilities.
We know race cars are finely tuned and heavily maintained machines. Your body should be treated the same. Let's look at what a proper "tune up" looks like for the athlete seeking better performance.
We explain what a "screen" is, the goal of corrective exercises and how to examine and correct the basic squat movement.
Most people think Training = Work + Rest. But it's a bit more complicated than that. Our bodies are complicated, and aging, machines. I've figured out the real, successful training equation.
The Functional Movement Screen (FMS) is a great test, but don't get so distracted by it that you lose sight of your training goals. Read about how I melded training and my FMS results.
What is the Functional Movement Screen? Why should athletes of all levels get it done? Learn more about this simple method of analyzing movement being used by more and more coaches.
The FMS has been gaining popularity in recent years as a measure of physical ability and predictor of athletic performance. Has this relationship actually been proven, however?