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Thoracic Spine and Hip Mobility Quickie

Thoracic Spine and Hip Mobility Quickie
1 Position. 3 Movements. Done in 5 Minutes.  This is a quick mobility and stability ‘flow’ with a great sequence of simple movements to open thora...

Daily Movement Practice

Daily Movement Practice
Movement is not something that we should take lightly. It is how we experience our world, how we cook, reproduce, maintain and improve our health, ...

A Pain in the Neck

A Pain in the Neck
Chris Hook, TPI-FP3, StrongFirst Team Leader, FMS When it’s a pain in the neck that is bothering you, stretching your upper trap can feel great an...

Get Ready to Sit

Get Ready to Sit
Get Ready to Sit Chris Hook, TPI-FP3, Strong First Team Leader, FMS2   It’s the beginning of summer and it is that time of year when kids are gett...

Posture for Performance

Posture for Performance
For the past few years there has been a debate in the fitness/physical therapy/rehab worlds about the answer to this question. Does posture matter?...

The Get Up to Low Sit

The Get Up to Low Sit
The Getup is a movement from the kettlebell community. It is normally done with a kettlebell (sometimes a barbell), but a shoe is a good place to s...

Bottoms-up For A Better Top Position In Your Backswing

Bottoms-up For A Better Top Position In Your Backswing
Chris Hook, Strong First Certified Team Leader, TPI-FP3, FMS2 You were hoping to hear us tell you to load another 12-pack on the cart, or hit the ...

Shoulder Dislocates

Shoulder Dislocates
Dislocates, they have an intimidating name, but they are one of our favorite shoulder movements.We do these every day, especially if we are doing o...

Water for Performance

Water for Performance
6 Easy Steps to Stay Hydrated on the Course Start your day with 16oz of water. Intake a daily minimum of half your bodyweight in ounces (a 200-pou...

Bilateral Hip Circles

Bilateral Hip Circles
Bilateral hip circles take your hips through lots of different ranges of motion with different muscles participating as you oscillate your hips. T...

Side Planks

Side Planks
You could say that stability is strength but, more accurately, it is the ability to control movement in a joint. Planks, they are great for learn...

Sleeping for Performance

Sleeping for Performance
Are you familiar with the term “low hanging fruit”? Basically this is the concept that some things can be won, had, or achieved with little effort....