FP Human Biomechanics Specialist, John Nielson showcases a technique here to help improve your vertical leaping ability. For these video, you will learn how to enhance the sequencing between your arms and the rest of the body when you jump. These exercises will be great for the legs, core
Here's a great tutorial to help you build better thoracic and hip rotation. The Steel Mace is a tool not commonly known, but definitely should be. In this video, Certified Functional Patterns Human Biomechanics Specialist, John Nielson showcases some basic variations of movement with this tool to get you
Bad Posture - How to Fix Rounded Back Desk Posture Here's a video of me showing you how to correct a kyphotic desk posture. Likely the most commonly known variation of "bad posture" deals with a rounding of the thoracic spine (mid back). Kyphosis is very common in
Here's yet another important release you will want to do to improve the function of your hips and knees.
Here's yet another technique showing you guys how to actively engage your shoulder muscles to improve your posture. Please reshare to your friends so that more people get this crucial information. Naudi Aguilar Featured Products 10-Week Online Course
Addressing a rounded back is not something you see done very often.Many promise to make changes on a kyphosis, few actually make it a functional transition.Try this technique and you'll notice the difference you may not be seeing elsewhere in the fitness industry. Featured
Here is another biomechanical hack to help you deal with shoulder dysfunction. Most forms of stiffness or "flaccidness" come back to the body not dealing with a directional compression very well. By relation to its relationship to the upper traps, the deltoids are very relevant when it comes to
As promised, here is another game changing technique to help you guys fix your forward head posture. Since heaps of mistakes can be made doing our techniques, mainly because there is not an FP practitioner working with you, be sure to stay on your MFR before approaching this technique.
A few days ago, I shared a video regarding knee stability on Facebook. I had asked for help in terms of increasing likes and comments on that post. In turn I would follow it up with another technique to do my part in spreading relevant knowledge into the
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 yet to hear anything back. Why is that? I think I know. That is not the purpose of this post. The
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 the way they do it, that we don't like it at all. This is
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 of your femur to help give you better gluteal function, inevitably leading to better
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 Location: FP headquarters in Seattle, WA Contact: [email protected] Human Foundations Level 1 Course Date:
Breathing Exercise: Compressed Ribcage Fix 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 the body, morph to the stimuli around us. No one really responds perfectly, so the
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 help you re-tension the balance of knee flexion and extension on the femurs.
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. Featured Products 10-Week Online Course
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. Or maybe it won't because I just instituted a challenge in you that triggered
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 or banded external rotation. The problem with "Duck walks" and similar exercises is
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 people. The big question here may actually relate to whether or not poor decision-making
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 press had near to no transferability to life. Since our culture is not one