FMS News Feed647 mastery is an art. It is just as much about knowing what not to do as it is about knowing what to do.2015-11-18T00:00:00Z648 Rehab: A Case StudyWhen Marcus Stroman suffered a torn ACL during Spring Training in mid-March, baseball pundits assumed that the Toronto Blue Jays had lost their most talented pitcher for the year. It wasn’t an unreasonable assumption. Learn how the team at Duke University employed a data-driven research strategy to get Marcus back on the field.2015-11-10T00:00:00Z589 the Screen is Really AboutListen as Gray discusses how to correctly implement the Functional Movement Screen and why we must protect our clients or patients before we can correct movement. 2015-10-28T00:00:00Z646 More Than Count RepsI strongly believe that a fitness provider in 2015 has to be more innovative, educated and entrepreneurial than ever in order to compete with market options and conditions. I’d like to highlight a few ways that fitness providers are utilizing a FMS tool to grow their businesses.2015-10-14T00:00:00Z643 Kneeling for the Hip and AnkleHopefully, you’ve practiced some of the tall kneeling stuff and are ready to progress to half kneeling.2015-10-08T00:00:00Z642 Tall Kneeling?Hopefully you caught my short article and videos that FMS recently posted regarding using tall-kneeling and half-kneeling holds to ‘hit save on a movement document.’ Here’s some background information on why I developed the kneeling holds, how I have successfully used them and when they work.2015-09-30T00:00:00Z615 StrengthThe three-day Foundational Strength course is an integration of the Functional Movement Systems (FMS) Level 1 and Level 2 materials with kettlebell specific exercises and techniques including principles from StrongFirst.2015-09-28T00:00:00Z640 Save on a Movement DocumentThese tall-kneeling and half-kneeling holding patterns are the linchpin that create a continuous link from your mobility work into your carrying work and your lifting work. 2015-09-24T00:00:00Z638 Strength Training Can Be CorrectiveLifting with good technique is some of the best stability work in the world.2015-09-17T00:00:00Z635 no longer serves us when it fails to create an independent and sustainable culture.2015-09-08T00:00:00Z633 Case Against Corrective ExerciseBrett Jones discusses corrective exercise and the negative connotation that sometimes accompanies the term.2015-09-03T00:00:00Z625 We Prefer the Hardstyle SwingListen as Gray discusses why he prefers the hardstyle swing over an overhead swing. 2015-08-26T00:00:00Z620’s All About Motor ControlA key component of motor control is muscle tone, and I want to specifically discuss inappropriate muscle tone. Very often, from the perspectives of physical therapy and rehabilitation, we don’t necessarily see just tightness or weakness.2015-08-19T00:00:00Z624 Corrective Strategies & TechniquesBrett Jones discusses all aspects of breathing, starting with the importance of breathing for both life and exercise, and how to correct dysfunctional breathing patterns.2015-08-19T00:00:00Z616 in Manual TherapyThe recent popularity of manual therapy methodology like soft tissue manipulation and dry needling is often controversial and largely misunderstood.2015-08-13T00:00:00Z619 Future of Personal TrainingIs the fitness industry recession proof? 2015-08-12T00:00:00Z621 One Approach to Simplifying Group TrainingOne question we consistently hear at our certification workshops is “how do I incorporate the FMS into group training?” The Smart Group Training System has developed as an answer to that question. Learn more about their approach here.2015-08-12T00:00:00Z609 you could change anything about CrossFit, what would it be?Gray wraps up his discussion with John Rusin, discussing the responsibility of professionals and what he'd change about CrossFit.2015-08-06T00:00:00Z617'_capabilitiesAs CrossFit Grows, So Should Trainers' CapabilitiesWe sat down with Kevin O’Malley, an FMS Certified CrossFit gym owner. Kevin runs CrossFit Vagabond in Easton, Massachusetts. Here is the story of Vagabond and how they are striving for perfect principles.2015-08-06T00:00:00Z618 Truths About CrossFitWhile we may not always agree with some of the things that gyms do, as a community, we can look at it from a different perspective. Let's explore 4 truths about CrossFit and why it's not only possible, but imperative to incorporate FMS principles in CrossFit gyms.2015-08-05T00:00:00Z