FMS News Feed666http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/666/advice_for_young_professionalsAdvice for Young ProfessionalsHow Gray got started, the importance of feedback loops, and the future of Functional Movement Systems.2016-02-10T00:00:00Z665http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/665/paleo_plus_rethinking_diet_and_exercisePaleo Plus: Rethinking Diet and ExerciseI often parallel nutrition and exercise: I believe that the evolution and development of modern exercise mirrors that of nutrition, except that exercise is always about 15 years behind.2016-02-02T00:00:00Z662http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/662/ybt_online_courseYBT Online CourseThe Y Balance Test Online Course teaches thoroughly the researched, yet easy way to quantify a person’s motor control and demonstrate functional symmetry.2016-01-19T00:00:00Z661http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Help/661/payment_plan_informationPayment Plan Information Functional Movement Systems now offers monthly payment plan options for our course registration fees.2015-12-30T00:00:00Z658http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/658/a_strength_coach's_perspective_fms_sfma_and_tpiA Strength Coach's Perspective: FMS, SFMA, and TPIWhen is it appropriate to use the SFMA, FMS and when do I know when it’s time to take my client through the TPI Level 1 Screen? This article will walk you through how I use these screening and assessment tools and how they have helped me be a better fitness professional. 2015-12-21T00:00:00Z655http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Philosophy/655/movement_principlesMovement PrinciplesThere are common truths and principles that should be the building blocks of any philosophy, program or system that considers physical development or rehabilitation. See if you agree with me on these statements...I believe strongly in them.2015-12-10T00:00:00Z649http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Research/649/the_relationship_between_the_fms_and_injury_riskThe Relationship Between the FMS and Injury RiskWhat does the research tell us?2015-12-09T00:00:00Z651http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Research/651/what_is_evidence-based_practice_and_why_is_it_importantWhat is Evidence-Based Practice and Why Is It Important?Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) was first introduced by Dr. Gordon Guyatt of McMaster University in Canada to the publishing world when it appeared in the Journal of the American Medical Association in 1992. In the subsequent years numerous publications were released that better defined what EBM (or “EBP” for “Evidence-Based Practice”) was all about.2015-12-09T00:00:00Z652http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Fitness/652/the_value_of_self-limiting_exerciseThe Value of Self-Limiting ExerciseIn your book, “Movement,” you describe self-limiting exercise and how this form of training does not allow us to mask our weakness or inadequacy. How can we imbue this form of mastery to patients and athletes in today’s fitness and sports culture?2015-12-03T00:00:00Z654http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/SFMA%20Assessments/654/where_does_therapy_end_and_conditioning_beginWhere does therapy end and conditioning begin?Where does physical therapy end and strength-and-conditioning take over in terms of return-to-sport rehab?2015-12-03T00:00:00Z647http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/647/masteryMasteryCoaching mastery is an art. It is just as much about knowing what not to do as it is about knowing what to do.2015-11-18T00:00:00Z648http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/648/data-driven_rehab_a_case_studyData-Driven 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.2015-11-10T00:00:00Z589http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/589/what_the_screen_is_really_aboutWhat 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. 2015-10-28T00:00:00Z646http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/646/do_more_than_count_repsDo 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.2015-10-14T00:00:00Z643http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/643/half_kneeling_for_the_hip_and_ankleHalf Kneeling for the Hip and AnkleHopefully, you’ve practiced some of the tall kneeling stuff and are ready to progress to half kneeling.2015-10-08T00:00:00Z642http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/642/so.why_tall_kneelingSo...Why 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.2015-09-30T00:00:00Z615http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/615/foundational_strengthFoundational 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.2015-09-28T00:00:00Z640http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/FMS%20Video%20Series/640/hitting_save_on_a_movement_documentHitting 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. 2015-09-24T00:00:00Z638http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/638/how_strength_training_can_be_correctiveHow Strength Training Can Be CorrectiveLifting with good technique is some of the best stability work in the world.2015-09-17T00:00:00Z635http://www.functionalmovement.com/articles/Screening/635/traditionTraditionTradition no longer serves us when it fails to create an independent and sustainable culture.2015-09-08T00:00:00Z