04 Sep How To Design Workouts Around 5 Basic Movements

Fundamental movements. What I want to explain is a simple concept that came from the work of the great Dan John. It's workout design based on 5 fundamental movements. If there's one coach who's had the greatest impact on me personally, it would be Dan. Since I was asked about this approach recently (thank you Brad), I'll explain how you can take this concept and put it into practice immediately. Workout design (*for the record, I much prefer to call "workouts" - training sessions, but that's another story) can be as simple as building around the 5 fundamental movement patterns.
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21 Apr The Deep Squat. Is It Safe? The Surprising Answer to a Controversial Exercise Question.

... DID YOU GET YOUR MOBILITY FIX?  Who can you think of that needs to read this? Please share this with them on Facebook, Twitter or anywhere you’d like. [jbox color="blue" radius ="2"]Scott Iardella, MPT, CSCS, CISSN, SFG-TL, USAW, CACWC Scott's background as a strength coach, athlete, and former clinician...

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13 Nov Insights Into Human Movement – The Truth About Why We Need To Move Well

I recently attended an outstanding seminar and certification. It was a 4-day course on Human Movement. Here's an important statement on why we need to focus on the qualities of human movement.

"Movement doesn't matter too much, until you can't."

Back to my seminar experience, 4 long days looking at the importance of functional human movement. My brain was overloaded and and it was one of the better courses I've ever attended. Human movement, the way we move, provides extensive information about appraising our level of health and fitness. Yes, indeed, if we don't move well, on a fundamental basis, how can we be expected to function or perform well? If we don't move well, generally we don't function well and we don't perform well.
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