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  • As always, we start with a disclaimer that we are not physical therapists or spinal surgeons, but work with a variety of them and through explorative collaboration, as well as experimentation, we agre

  • We come into this world and our first sound comes after taking that first breath. We leave this world with one last exhale. Breath is life. Good breathing leads to quality movement. Quality movement l

  • Our operating system as humans is comprised of 10 steps we develop in the first 21 months of age, after which we can’t seem to agree upon what’s right or wrong for us! FUNDAMENTALS OF THE HUMAN O.S. S

  • PICKING THE RIGHT CORRECTIVE EXERCISES BASED OFF WHAT SCREENS TELL US I think Gray Cook said this (title), and if it’s not his quote, I heard him say it during a lecture at the 2018 TPI Summit i

  • Tackling on to the popularity of Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) concepts, we thought it would be fun to explore the analogue equivalent for physical training by coining the terms "Aug

  • In the second part of our post from 2 weeks ago on how to swing Indian Clubs (or the ProBar as a (set of) club(s), we're continuing the reverse-engineering of now discussing the standing stance.

  • Years ago, I suffered a shoulder injury a few weeks prior to going for my RKC level I certification. For those unfamiliar, it's a 3-day all-day event where you learn intensively how to perform the "de

  • Power. Ka-POW! When you throw a punch, you aim at punching through the target, not just at the target.

  • Summer is a time where we tend to spend more time outdoors, explore nature, and tend to spend more time on leisure. After all, we internationally take our longest vacations and schools are off during

  • “Add this to your repertoire and be freaking bad-ass!” -Kim Glass, Volleyball Silver Medal 2008 Beijing Olympics. “Until they handle it, I don’t think they get the full experience” -Seth Avergon, Mar

  • Reviewing a few tools to perform the exercises we've recently been covering as offering a great bang for your buck, we find that, ultimately, the ability and the freedom to be like a runner, a calisth

  • Not having access to be screened before training is not always a bad thing. The Functional Movement Screen can change sometimes from day to day based on what you did the day before, how you slept a

  • Following last week’s post on the half-kneeling chop/lift and in anticipation of a series of articles on the specifics of chops & lifts, I had an in-depth conversation with Gray Cook, allowing me to s

  • Before you think we are trying to “sell you” on some magical move that fixes all, we recognize how tall such a claim can be. And we’re not click-baiting you either!

  • Regardless of how well you prepare for training, you still ought to be prepared for the eventuality of an injury. A NASCAR driver can crash despite superior driving skills. A skier can hit a patch of

  • What is reciprocal inhibition and how to best explain it simply? To the lay person, it simply means that when one set of muscles is contracting, its opposite set is relaxing (the inhibition part) to

  • The two pillars, or modalities that the ProBar is built-upon revolve around the inner spring *resistance of the bar, as well as the ability to custom *load the bar with 500g slugs into the handle tube

  • There is a lot out there in the blogosphere and Internet about whether ballistic stretching is good or bad for you, and the differentiation versus dynamic and ballistic is confusing depending on the a

  • In the second self-test of the 3 screens posted HERE, we explore mobility in the lower limbs by standing up unassisted from a cross-legged sitting position.

  • If you or someone you know had a hard time with the balance (first screen, the other two being balance and functional breathing), here's a quick recap of what the test is and what it does: put on your

  • Many of us perceive ourselves are healthier or more functional than we truly are, and we rely on simple conveniences to hide some basic movement dysfunctions nearly every day of our life. However,

  • The selection of these 5 exercises takes into consideration the most common statistical needs of the population, regardless of their skill level at golf or any other sport. They are designed to addres

  • For most sports, the gaze is on the target: the baseball for instance, as you bat. Or, the golf ball, as you swing (but then follow the ball past the strike club on the ball). When you box, your eyes

  • The ongoing purpose of the ProBar mobility system is to help the individual be a better mover in order to then perform better at any given sport. Any. Given. Sport.

  • This weighted short bar configuration protocol uses a single short ProBar loaded with the 1.1lb weight (500g). This 3-exercise module requires skill with minimal effort and should be practiced at leas

  • A great movie that reflects the concept of "spin"is Thank you for smoking! where the lead works for the Tobacco Industry and is able to provide a scientific or even an ethical spin on smoking. Until i

  • Aren't cats the greatest example of dynamic flexibility and graceful movement? In the previous blog post about the application of models, we used the distraction feature in the ProBar Mobility Syst

  • A profound influencer whose teachings have been infused into various training models of the ProBar Mobility System is Pavel Tsatsouline, a world renowned kettlebell expert.

  • A great movie that reflects the concept of "spin"is Thank you for smoking! where the lead works for the Tobacco Industry and is able to provide a scientific or even an ethical spin on smoking. Until i

  • Much like playing a pick-up game of basketball on the weekend without any prep during the week, or ongoing practice, and just "showing up" to the game, folks go up on the slopes without any prior prep

  • ProBar Mobility, the premier bar-based mobility system on the market, has partnered with Damon Goddard of AMPD Golf Performance to help golfers of all levels improve their overall game through better

  • No matter where we are in life, what we do and "who" we are (in quotes because it can be philosophized at length), there is always a spark, not solely of inspiration, but aspiration, that ignites our

  • This weapon of fitness' greatest strength is also its weakness. Behind its sleek, elegant black and chrome accented looks lies a plethora of hidden features that make the ProBar a unique tool unlike a

  • What you can't see, you need to feel to grasp what the ProBar does. But if you need to see it to appreciate it, let us work you through some of the ProBar's designs with some X-ray vision. The s

  • The overhead squat is a favorite "move" in various areas of physical training. Some drill it out and rep it out with something as light as a PVC pipe to something as heavy as a 135lb. barbell for 100

  • A great analogy for how the body works was recently mentioned on social media, and the credit unfortunately escapes me at the present time, so forgive me for it. At least I won’t claim it

  • For most people who are not involved in powerlifting, the bench press is just your main bodybuilding exercise that you start with every Monday at the gym, and probably do a quick pumping set before hi

  • While this is a concept that has been rehashed frequently in the strength training community, among the groups of trainers and athletic coaches who have survived the average career expectancy of a per

  • One of the greatest challenges the ProBar mobility staff faces is how to demonstrate its versatility and functionality through words and visuals, as its greatest impact is "felt". Seeing improvements

  • Whether you are a CrossFit fan or foe, there’s no denying that the CrossFit Games have gained huge popularity over the years. It’s now a heavily sponsored event that brings in nearly superhuman athlet