A response to Bret Contreras's Debate Challenge I have recently made it public that I am ready to respond to Bret Contreras's challenge to a debate (CLICK RIGHT HERE TO SEE THE LINK). I am
Strength Training Myths with Naudi Aguilar - Is Heavylifting Ok? This is a question I am never asked but should be asked. For some reason weightlifters think that if we aren't into heavy lifting in
Do you have an Anterior Pelvic Tilt? Watch this video! Here's a basic, but very effective strategy to help you tackle an anterior pelvic tilt. Myofascial release on this area will help improve the mobility
Functional Patterns founder, Naudi Aguilar will be holding certification courses all around the world in 2018. Scheduled courses Naudi will be listed below. Spaces are limited. Human Foundations Level 1 Course Date: February 12th-14th, 2018
Compressed Ribcage Fix - Functional Breathing Exercise Are your breathing exercises only doing you good? Are there detrimental effects of the continued practice of breathing. I would argue yes. Our ribs, like the rest of
Trying to fix those rounded shoulders? Here's another technique to help you with your posture!
Have an Anterior Pelvic Tilt? Here's a technique that will help with that. Warning: it's not something you'd expect ;)
Here's another technique you can use to help release tension on the lower back region.
Welcome to another day of our 30 day Myofascial release series. Today we will tackle a technique to help us with a scapular wing. The muscle we will focus on is the Pectoralis Minor. Enjoy!
Do you have banana knees? Do you have hyper-mobile or hyper-extended knees? This problem can greatly limit the posterior chain activity you sustain while walking or running. In this video I breakdown a technique to
The Hip Thruster is one of the most popular exercises in the fitness industry today. Today, I rang in on the detriments of doing such a limited exercise for extended periods of time.
What Is Functional Training? Gonna sound like a broken record to myself once again. I have made this statement literally thousands of times on social media, to have this likely fall on deaf ears again.
In this video, FP founder Naudi Aguilar breaks down a technique to help correct knee valgus or internal femur rotation. The typical way of addressing this dyfunction is usually done via some sort of squat
Does Weightlifting Make You Stupid? This is a question people in the fitness industry don't seem to be asking themselves. In fact, intelligence-based decision-making seems to be completely absent among most, if not all fitness
Most Overrated Exercises - The Bench Press for Chest Development Do you feel like your bench press is doing good things for your functionality? About 10 years ago, it was common logic that a bench
Flat Feet Correction - Training The Feet With The Core How do I fix my flat feet? This is a question I get all the time in person and on social media. Addressing something like
Lower Back Pain After Squats - Active Spinal Decompression Here are some strategies to help you deal with lower back pain after doing squats. Barbell squats and back pain are typically associated because barbells tend
Upper Body Workout - Exercising The Shoulders And Obliques Together Want to train rotation without making you hyper-mobile? Although the term hypermobility shouldn't be a bad word, it actually is relative to how it is
Training With 4 Time NCAA Wrestling Champion - Kyle Dake Here is a testimonial on Functional Patterns by 4 time NCAA wrestling champion, Kyle Dake. Kyle came to me a few months ago in search