Functional Range Conditioning Review: Stretching

By Skyler Zarndt MS, ATC, CSCS Yesterday we looked at Functional Range Conditioning and the idea of Progressive Adaptation.  In the FRC course, Dr. Spina discussed how the body undergoes certain adaptations and how we can better understand these adaptations.  Then we can apply these principles into our training and therefore increase the “usable” range… Continue reading Functional Range Conditioning Review: Stretching

Functional Range Conditioning Review: Progressive Adaptation

Two weekends ago, I had to opportunity to attend the Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) course that was hosted by the Diamondbacks here in Scottsdale at our spring training facility.  The course, which is part of the Functional Anatomy Seminars, was hosted by the creator and lead instructor of the Seminars, Dr. Andreo Spina. The goal… Continue reading Functional Range Conditioning Review: Progressive Adaptation

What is “Functional” Training: Part 2

Now that we’ve discussed and defined what “functional” training is and is not, we can move into some specifics of our training program.  In Part 2, I’d like to discuss how we can train “functionally,” in a more pure sense of the definition. So first, lets recap the highlights from Part 1: “Functional” training is NOT about… Continue reading What is “Functional” Training: Part 2