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Activity and Exercise
The Endgame – Stand Up Kids
Join me in supporting a worthy cause
The Hardest Checklist You Will Ever Do
Diet and Exercise
Pandora and Exercise
Saturate, Incubate, Illuminate
If you’re going to think about movement, where should you start?
Strength Defined – Gray covers strength and work capacity, stability and motor control
Strength – Gray’s take on the meaning of the word and what we should really be saying
Continuums – Gray on Dan John’s influence and the value of carries in exercise continuums
Don’t Give Up and Don’t Get Hurt – Physical Education, Pt. 3 – Gray on Physical Education in the World Beyond School
We Can’t Do It Better Than Nature – More from Gray on Physical Education and the Benefits of Failure
Gray’s thoughts on the current state of Physical Education
Gray’s first thoughts after the Stanford event with Stu McGill and Craig Liebenson
To Stanford, with Stu McGill and Craig Liebenson: Gray’s thoughts on their upcoming event
Pavel’s new book Simple and Sinister is out. Gray’s listened to it twice (so far!) and has some thoughts.
Today Gray talks about balance, and give some suggestions for regression drills.
Important things to think about in breathing
No moving parts? What the heck does that mean?
What’s Gray talking about when he says functional dysfunction?
Whenever we do something, we should start with why. Gray expands on that idea in this recording.
Here Gray discusses Exploring Functional Movement with Erwan Le Corre
What’s the thinking behind the Key Functional Exercises lecture?
Play, Practice or Train—what’s the difference and which should we be doing when?
When do you use the FMS? When the SFMA or the Y-Balance Test? Would you sometimes use both? Gray presents the strategy in today’s new Gray Cook Radio.
Have you watched Gray coach half-kneeling positions, then seen other FMS instructors use different cues or appear to be looking for something different? Gray addresses this confusion in today’s new Gray Cook Radio.
Asymmetry is one of the most talked about aspects of movement screening and corrective exercise. In this short discussion, Gray explains why, and also expands on the topic in this piece, which includes a new video clip from the Applying the Model DVD set.
A recent query on Gray’s Facebook page triggered his expanded thoughts on using the FMS in a group setting, whether that be teams, fitness groups or bootcamps. Mark Snow expands on the topic in this talk: Using the FMS in a Group Setting.
In a follow-up to the earlier segment on stability vs motor control, in this episode Gray explains balance, and how it relates to motor control
What is Movement Education Group? Click to visit movementlectures.com
Stability training has been a popular training method in recent years, but are we thinking about it correctly? Is motor control a better concept?
The benefits of barefoot training are many, but some of the results are conflicting. Why train barefoot—and when is it best not to?
What does Gray mean when he says, “If you can’t touch your toes, don’t deadlift”?
And for more, read this: What’s in a Toe Touch?
What do you do when someone can’t perform a test due to a physical limitation?
Here Gray describes the “Three Rs” concept of fitness and rehabilitation
Let’s see what Gray has to say about exercise and chronic pain
Today Gray talks about his work on the Golf Digest golf combine
Now here’s a fun one: Gray’s take on isolation exercises—What’s a bodybuilder to do?
Today Gray talks about his Perform Better Pre-Conference Workshop. The full transcript is also available here.
In this episode we discuss the workout, specifically where do correctives go and when do we re-introduce sports training after a problem is found in the screen.
Whatever happened to kettlebell snatches? And other tidbits kettlebell
What exactly is dry needling? What does Gray use it for?
The dry needling school Gray mentioned is KinetaCore.
Last week’s coverage of breathing and heart rate variability wasn’t enough. Let’s get a little more.
The monitor Gray talks about is the Polar FT80, and Polar’s overview of HRV is here. He also mentioned an iPhone ap called Ithlete, which you can find here.
In this episode, Gray begins to develop the topic of breathing
What to expect from a Functional Movement Screen Workshop
Here’s a link to the Functional Movement Screen workshop information.
Does Gray have a Daily Desk Jockey movement prescription?
What’s on Gray’s bookshelf as we move into spring?
Here’s that bookshelf link:On My Bookshelf
How do body proportions factor into movement screening?
Planks, pushups, core firing and more
Here Gray explains the difference between stability and motor control
Dan John asks: Tell us more about the concept of self-limiting exercise
Why does Gray suggest the heels-in, toes-out stance in club swinging?
In the discussion: Club Swinging Essentials DVD
In episode one, Gray describes how to move to a higher weight in the Kalos Sthenos GetUp
In the discussion: Kalos Sthenos: Kettlebells from the Ground Up DVD