Posts tagged "corrective exercise"

Gray Cook: Crossing the Midline

Gray Cook answers a question about self-limiting exercise and the full mind-body engagement that comes with crossing the midline in a good Turkish getup.

Charlie Weingroff: Rolling Patterns for Rotary Stability

Charlie Weingroff explores using rolling to separate the body into quadrants and provides some pointers on proper cuing and sensitivity about wording.

Lee Burton: Corrective Strategies

Are you using corrective strategies? Or just corrective exercises? Lee Burton takes you back to the fundamentals of movement and correction.

Emily Splichal: Walking – From Primal to Bipedal

Do you ever actually think about walking? Stride length? Restricted pelvic rotation? Chances are you’re not walking the way evolution intended you to walk. No problem, Emily Splichal ...

Charlie Weingroff: Corrective Exercise for the Movement Professional

Corrective exercise works through negative feedback, so when Charlie Weingroff wants to program exercises that work . . . he tries to pick something that his client can’t beat.

Gray Cook: Coddled Conditioning

Is conditioning incompatible with coddling? Gray Cook thinks so: your clients shouldn’t always get their way. They should get what they need.

Lee Burton: The History of the Functional Movement Screen – It’s Conception and Misconceptions

The Functional Movement Screen has become a popular tool to identify basic movement dysfunction, but where did it come from? From the point of view of a co-founder, Lee Burton covers th...

Chris Holder: Qigong for Recovery and Health

Qigong is one of the most layered, ancient and powerful practices used to bring about massive health benefits and recovery efforts. Chris Holder tells us how it’s still relevant today...

Lee Burton: Active Straight Leg Raise — Corrective or Conditioning?

Beyond a screen, is the Active Straight Leg Raise a corrective, a workout or conditioning exercise? Lee Burton explains how it depends on what you’re trying to accomplish.

Training Wheels Don’t Teach Balance

Have you ever seen a child lean on one training wheel while making a turn? The child learned a behavior that will need to be unlearned. This was not learning to appreciate balance; it w...

Gray Cook: Rolling Isn’t Magic

Rolling is great as a corrective exercise because of its position in the developmental sequence, but as Gray Cook explains, it can also be an informative assessment to have in your tool...

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