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Bullet Points and a Brew 8/29/16

It was a good and busy weekend. Everyone who came out to my Saturday class at SCSF killed it! Fun times were had with kettlebells and bodyweight movements, EMOM style. 711 more words

Your Sport is Unique..Just Like Every Other Sport

It’s so common. Everyone is looking for the next “X”-specific training program. “I’m looking for a climbing/basketball/baseball/etc. specific strength routine.” “Oh, I don’t squat. I’m on a marathon preparation training program.” The examples are endless. 1,304 more words

Why it's important to expand your movement comfort zone!

Clark (1995) theorizes that there is a positive correlation between one’s motor skillfulness and daily activity level. This is important because of the rising obesity- and inactivity-related diseases in our society and the decreases in activity among everyone from children to adults. 614 more words


SFMA / FMS breakdown: Breathing – The Key to Movement Mastery

Breathing is our most basic motor pattern. It is a pattern that we perform nearly 22,000 times per day.

Avg. respirations per min. (15) x 60 min.= 900 breaths/hr x 24 hrs = 839 more words


A Case For Crawling...In Your Workout!

When was the last time you crawled?

On your hands and knees or hands and toes?
Forward, backward, sideways, clockwise, counterclockwise?

Many haven’t crawled since they learned to walk as babies. 402 more words


Focus on what you can, not what you can't..

I’ve often wondered how people choose a form of exercise.   Are they reminiscing, wishing to recapture their glory days?  Perhaps they ran in high school.  Maybe they played college and/or pro ball.   557 more words


Stabilize & Activate: Shoulder Joint

Yogis! I am sharing my recent workshop with you.  Enjoy!

The shoulder is one of the most mobile joints. Which, of course, means it is less stable and open to a greater risk of injury. 688 more words