The What, Why and How of Functional Movement

One of the first things you may notice when you walk into our studio is a lack of weight lifting machines. The reason for this is simple – we teach functional movements that will increase coordination and mobility while making you stronger and leaner. Weight machines put a strict emphasis on muscle hypertrophy in a fixed, singular jointed movement pattern. By moving away from machines and using our body the way nature intended, we can achieve far greater gains in muscular size, strength and power as well as increasing body awareness, balance, flexibility and stability. Functional movement by definition is … Continue reading The What, Why and How of Functional Movement

The What, Why and How of Functional Movement

One of the first things you may notice when you walk into our studio is a lack of weight lifting machines. The reason for this is simple – we teach functional movements that will increase coordination and mobility while making you stronger and leaner. Weight machines put a strict emphasis on muscle hypertrophy in a fixed, singular jointed movement pattern. By moving away from machines and using our body the way nature intended, we can achieve far greater gains in muscular size, strength and power as well as increasing body awareness, balance, flexibility and stability.  Functional movement by definition is … Continue reading The What, Why and How of Functional Movement