Posts tagged "Functional Movement Screen"

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.

Gray Cook: The Lack of Movement Health Requires Rehabilitation

Don’t put a fitness solution on a health problem. Gray Cook gives advice to coaches and personal trainers about when to work with their physical therapy partners to get needed rehabil...

Lee Burton: The Importance of Medical History

How far back should their medical history go? If you want to know enough to make a difference, Lee Burton doesn’t want you to settle for knowing about the past few months.

Gray Cook: Reviewing the FMS Scoring System

Most of the scrutiny and debate about the Functional Movement Screen is on the FMS scoring system. Gray Cook wonders if people are missing the point of what the screen is ultimately mea...

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.

Gray Cook: Stability vs Mobility

Got enough mobility? . . . Unable to put it to use? Static and dynamic holds are where you pick up the stability you want and 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...

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.

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