Category Archives: Movement

Spring Clean YOU!

"You are never to old to set another goal or dream a new dream." --C.S. Lewis What does “spring cleaning” mean to you? When the sun starts shining and the weather warmer, we gain new energy and momentum around cleaning and organizing our houses, cars, garages, you name it! We are out of hibernation mode. I'm excited...
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Fix Your Squeaky SI Joint

This is an article from David Dellanve and Doctor of Physical Therapy, Erika Mundinger, with Movement Minneapolis. I've seen both these folks speak at The Fitness Summit in May. Both pretty much rocked my world with David's biofeedback and Erika's presentation on the SI joint. I've been having SI joint issues lately...I think it's because we've been...
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What is an FMS?

What is a Functional Movement Screen (FMS)? [caption id="attachment_630" align="aligncenter" width="225"]The Overhead Squat The Overhead Squat[/caption] The FMS is a ranking and grading system that documents movement patterns that are key to normal function. By screening these patterns, the FMS identifies functional limitations and asymmetries. These are issues that can reduce...
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Kettlebell Research: What Science Says

This is reposted from IDEA, by Len Kravitz, PhD on Feb 04, 2013. Kettlebells have enjoyed growing popularity as a full-body training tool for improving cardiovascular health and musculoskeletal fitness. Yet for all the enthusiasm among personal trainers, experimental research on the effects of KB training was scant until last year, when studies began showing up in peer-reviewed...
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Swing in the New Year!

SwingNew Kettlebell Fundamentals Session Starts January 6! The kettlebell swing works your entire body and is for everyone regardless of fitness level and experience.  This movement not only burns fat during your workout but for hours after! Why Use Kettlebells? Kettlebells blend strength, power, cardiovascular fitness, dynamic core stability, mobility, flexibility, and...
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The Benefits of Regular Activity – It’s More than Physical!

With our lives-on-the-go, fitting in one more thing seems almost impossible. Kids, school, work, pets, errands, soccer, laundry, cleaning, getting gas, groceries…I’m getting overwhelmed just writing it down! Yet we take more on each and every day. And in the process, our time to rejuvenate ourselves gets smaller and smaller. When my to do list is a...
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