functional movement

Whatever your discipline, movement quality has the biggest impact on whether your training improves or inhibits performance.
Many buzzwords seem to fly around the fitness industry, and "functional" seems to be the most common one.
Understanding the TGU is the first step to not hating them.
There's a simple and successful method for treating injured athletes. Let me show you how it's done.
Developing these functional patterns will pay dividends in everything else.
In the new era that is movement, improvement is rarely about better coaching. So how does this relationship work so well?
Don't short-change your athletes. Training across a full standing spectrum will increase strength without sacrificing movement and health.
Hinge training often requires equipment but these four exercises do the job without all the stuff.
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.
It is a well known fact that sitting is detrimental to our health, so finding ways to get out of our chairs is crucial to maintaining long-term fitness.
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.