I recently completed the CrossFit® Level 2 Trainer seminar and it was jam-packed with functional movement.
Functional movement can be described as movement patterns that contribute the most to accomplishing a physical task.
One can make associations between the deadlift and picking up heavy things or the overhead press and an organized “top shelf.”
Functional movement patterns also contribute the best to fitness, where “constantly varied, high-intensity functional movement” prepare a person for any physical-contingency, the known and the unknowable. [Read more…]