FMS News Feed625http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Fitness/2015-08-26_why_we_prefer_the_hardstyle_swingWhy We Prefer the Hardstyle SwingListen as Gray discusses why he prefers the hardstyle swing over an overhead swing. 2015-08-26T00:00:00Z620http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-19_its_all_about_motor_controlIt’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.2015-08-19T00:00:00Z624http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-19_breathing_corrective_strategies_techniquesBreathing: 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.2015-08-19T00:00:00Z616http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Reset%20Techniques/2015-08-13_innovation_in_manual_therapyInnovation in Manual TherapyThe recent popularity of manual therapy methodology like soft tissue manipulation and dry needling is often controversial and largely misunderstood.2015-08-13T00:00:00Z619http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-12_the_future_of_personal_trainingThe Future of Personal TrainingIs the fitness industry recession proof? 2015-08-12T00:00:00Z621http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-12_sgt_one_approach_to_simplifying_group_trainingSGT: 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.2015-08-12T00:00:00Z609http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-06_if_you_could_change_anything_about_crossfit_what_would_it_beIf 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.2015-08-06T00:00:00Z617http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-06_as_crossfit_grows_so_should_trainers'_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.2015-08-06T00:00:00Z618http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-08-05_4_truths_about_crossfit4 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.2015-08-05T00:00:00Z608http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-07-29_what_makes_crossfit_so_specialWhat Makes CrossFit So Special?Dr. John Rusin and Gray Cook talk about concussions, musculoskeletal injuries, and what makes CrossFit so special in today's fitness world.2015-07-29T00:00:00Z612http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-07-28_movement_clubMovement ClubThe first rule of Movement Club: You do not talk about Movement Club. 2015-07-28T00:00:00Z607http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-07-23_how_to_successfully_manage_multiple_athletesHow to Successfully Manage Multiple AthletesContinuing his discussion with Dr. John Rusin, Gray discusses how to manage groups of twenty or more athletes and how pain provocation tests may help catch potential problems before they arise.2015-07-23T00:00:00Z606http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-07-15_how_could_the_functional_movement_screen_fit_with_crossfitHow Could the Functional Movement Screen Fit with CrossFit?Gray Cook joins Dr. John Rusin of T-Nation.com to answer some tough questions about CrossFit, discussing the current system, how the FMS could fit in CrossFit, and minimizing injury risk factors.2015-07-15T00:00:00Z613http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-07-15_cool_exercise_guyCool Exercise GuyEric D'Agati continues his discussion on corrective exercise, and explains how corrective exercise can be seamlessly incorporated into a program. 2015-07-15T00:00:00Z611http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Corrections/2015-07-08_functional_vs._corrective_exercisesFunctional vs. Corrective ExercisesListen as Eric D'Agati discusses the proper use of corrective exercises and how they differ from functional exercises. 2015-07-08T00:00:00Z601http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Research/2015-07-01_what_the_research_tells_us_about_the_functional_movement_screenWhat the Research Tells Us About the Functional Movement ScreenDr. Rob Butler, Duke University, discusses research about the Functional Movement Screen, including studies on Reliability, Injury Validity, Modifiability, Performance Validity, and more.2015-07-01T00:00:00Z604http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-06-30_failure_feedback_and_successFailure, Feedback and SuccessA screen must ask you to do a very simple movement. Even though you could lie and do worse, you cannot lie and do better. 2015-06-30T00:00:00Z600http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-06-18_applying_the_model_in_a_fitness_settingApplying the Model in a Fitness SettingHaving an SOP improves efficacy for your facility, as the process becomes more streamlined. Remove the parking break to enable true technique in movements that will produce better outcomes.2015-06-18T00:00:00Z599http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-06-17_become_a_better_professional_with_fms_pro_360Become a Better Professional with FMS Pro 360Programming based on a individuals screen results may seem overwhelming, but we've got you covered with FMS Pro 360.2015-06-17T00:00:00Z597http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/2015-06-11_the_art_of_screening_simple_questionsThe Art of Screening: Simple QuestionsAt some level there should be a baseline for movement that holds our hand across the entire lifespan of movement existence. Screens across the life span create clarity and direction.2015-06-11T00:00:00Z