Case Study: How GMB Helped a 63 Year Old Finally Learn to Love His Body

When you’ve been training for a long time, you tend to pick up habits, both good and bad, and hopefully learn some things along the way.

The key to lifelong progress is making sure that those habits don’t define you, and that you heed those lessons rather than brushing them off and continuing what you’ve always done.

It’s tempting to stay with a comfortable routine, and as long as you are being consistent, it’s not such a bad idea. But to improve and break out of a rut, you’ll have to start making some changes. They could be small, or big, but the very act of mixing things up can spur on great benefits.

 

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Stephen Stern, has had a lot of experience with a variety of fitness regimens and training.

Before finding GMB, Stephen had made gains, and then had some setbacks, but the one constant was that he always came back to it and with smart and critical thinking.

Finally, he found the method that would work best for him. He had been training with us for 3 years, and today, is training to become a certified GMB Trainer through our apprenticeship program.
 

How to Work on the Basic Elements of Bodyweight Exercise

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Basics and fundamentals are important. Everyone says so. But, often it’s unclear what the specific basics of a movement or exercise actually are. If you ask many people what “the basics” of training are, you’ll likely get a list of exercises and standards that are touted as fundamentals. And they are probably a fine group…

The GMB Fitness Skills Show [Episode #59] – Amir Solsky’s Movement Evolution

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In this special episode, Ryan interviews Amir Solsky, celebrity fitness trainer and founder of Fundamentals of Movement. Amir talks about how he came to be one of the founders of Capoeira in Israel, and his journey to where he is today. He also discusses his philosophy of health and fitness, and how he defines his…

8 Exercises to Improve Hip Flexibility and Ease of Motion

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Our hips are the base for most of our movement. They propel us in walking and going up stairs, as well as supporting us in kneeling and squatting. And in pretty much all sporting activities, good hip strength and flexibility is one of the keys to good performance. Unfortunately, the necessities of daily life can make…

Body Control Fundamentals- What They Are and 3 Tactics To Improve

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I first heard the term “motor moron” from one of my professors in physical therapy school. He was referring to some patients that seemed to lack the basic understanding of how to move their bodies, no matter how much demonstration and detailed instructions we give. He had stories of patients repeatedly confusing left and right…