Pattern Before Power: Movement Quality Basics
Whatever your discipline, movement quality has the biggest impact on whether your training improves or inhibits performance.
What Is Functional Training?
Many buzzwords seem to fly around the fitness industry, and "functional" seems to be the most common one.
Movement Medicine: Breaking Down the Turkish Get Up
Understanding the TGU is the first step to not hating them.
Stability For Symmetry: The Continuum of Performance Rehab
There's a simple and successful method for treating injured athletes. Let me show you how it's done.
Complex Drills for Better Human Movement
Developing these functional patterns will pay dividends in everything else.
The Essence of an Athlete: How Portal Helps McGregor Win
In the new era that is movement, improvement is rarely about better coaching. So how does this relationship work so well?
Are You Only Giving Your Clients 30 Percent?
Don't short-change your athletes. Training across a full standing spectrum will increase strength without sacrificing movement and health.
Anytime, Anywhere: 4 Minimalist Hinge Variations
Hinge training often requires equipment but these four exercises do the job without all the stuff.
It Starts With the Squat: Using Orthoses to Correct Position
Using orthoses is a great way to reinforce what the correct positions are, even when you’re not standing there making corrections.
A Frank Assessment of the Plank: Just a Way to Burn Time?
Yes, doing the plank is better than sitting on the couch. But the benefits are minimal.
Safety: The Most Important Part of Choosing a Fitness Program
Are there some exercise programs that are inherently dangerous? The following checklist should help you decide.
Eric C. Stevens
Why Strength Standards Suck (and What You Should Test for Instead)
The problem is, we need to set minimums. We need baselines that we decide are acceptable before we move onto higher and harder training.
Sit Less and Prioritize Movement for Long-Term Fitness
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.
Lessons From Bull Riders: How to Train Strength and Flexibility
An intriguing question from a bull rider got me thinking about how to train for adaptability, not just strength.
The Root of All Injury: Don't Let Altered Movement Ruin You
Stop acute trauma from causing acute injury by identifying and fixing your movement patterns.
GPP in the Modern World: How to Become an All-Around Athlete
In periodization terms, there are only two phases someone could be in - SPP or GPP. Here's what GPP looks like.
Be Strong to Be Helpful: Movement Skills Are Survival Skills
Deep down, I believe we all are craving more substance from our fitness.
What Kevin Durant and the FMS Can Teach Us About Injuries
Make sure you are fully recovered from injuries so you don’t cause more permanent damage.
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