Posts tagged "Functional Movement Screen"

Gray Cook: Chop and Lift Basics

From PNF patterns to sport-specific exercise, Gray Cook covers the chop and lift basics to get your clients and patients working two arms against one core.

Gray Cook: Movement Screening and Exercise Prescriptions

A lot of people become disillusioned when they learn the Functional Movement Screen . . . Screens tell us when people need more investigation. It isn’t an evaluation or an assessment....

Gray Cook: Feeling Awkward, Intimidated & Disconnected in the Deep Squat

Your squat can’t grow if you can’t do it. Why squat with load, stress or repetition if you already feel awkward, disconnected and intimidated with bodyweight? For Gray Cook, that’...

Greg Dea: Motor Control – Complex to Simple

How do you define motor control? How do you discern movement competency in your clients or patients? Greg Dea covers definitions, practical examples and the true importance of motor con...

Lee Burton: Programming Needs of a High School Football Player

What athletes want isn’t always what they need. Programming to blend their "wants" with what you decide they need is an art, as Lee Burton explains using the patterns of the Functiona...

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...

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