Freedom Of Movement

Many times our wants and needs get mixed. When talking about training, health, and longevity, that is very common. Mobility refers to ‘movement quality’. It is a sum of all (bio)motor abilities: Most of the time people want things like strength or more flexibility. Sometimes they might want things like 200kg /400-pound squat or full […]


paranna nivelten liikkuvuutta, mukaan lukien rintakehä ja lantio Relatiivisen liikkeen palauttaminen kehon eri osien välillä on monille kaikkein tärkein asia, kun kyse on siitä, että pystymme suoriutumaan arjesta ja siinä sivussa tietenkin eri harrastuksista. Kaikki nivelet ovat tärkeitä, mutta mikäli emme kiinnitä erityistä huomiota rintakehän ja lantion liikkuvuuteen, todennäköisesti tämä näkyy muualla luustossa, kuten olkapäissä, […]

Knee pain – what can you do about it?

There are tons of different reasons for knee pain and naturally, if you have some pathological issues, like an ACL tear, you need to get professional help. Nevertheless, there are also countless situations where we feel pain/discomfort / decreased stability around the knee joint, even though nothing is “broken”. In this article, we are going […]

What do you need to know about the biomechanics of the hip?

In this article we are going to use a squat as an example, because that is the most common situation in a training session, where people might feel the decreased mobility of the hip. Full range squat is a measurement of the ability of the hip to go through full range of motion. This should […]

Spine rotation – a fundamental movement pattern to take good care

When it comes to primal movement patterns, rotation of the spine is probably one of the most impactful to many other movements. We need this rotation when walking, when we reach, when we throw, punch and the list goes on. It is also the one that is usually the first ones to disappear, affecting in […]

Injury & pain prevention

There is a big difference between being injured and feeling pain from time to time. We all feel pain no matter what we do. Practice or not to practice, there will be some level of discomfort, aka pain. That being said, there are many ways to minimize discomfort feelings and one of the best ways […]

Base training with Movement Stick

Why low-intensity base training is essential for health and longevity? In many situations, our focus tends to turn towards heavy, high-intensity training and of course, that is something we also need, preferably weekly. But in the base training, the focus is less on the intensity and more on training volume. A good guideline is to […]

What is Mobility?

Simplification of complex topics is a good thing when it makes things easier to approach, but when simplification makes the answers inaccurate, the end results might be unwanted. This is what has happened with Stretching. Many coaches out there are claiming it to be useless and even though they mean well (don’t do only one […]

Tight hip flexors – is this the best stretch?

We all sit too much during the day and move too little. Sitting itself is not a bad thing, but when it outreach other “activities” like walking and squatting, it becomes a problem. Good stretch gives immediate relief… Do we need stretching? First, it is important to open the terminology. Stretching is something, which aims […]


How to start training with Movement Stick? Whenever we start something new, it is a wise thing to focus on the very basics. Same things goes with Movement Stick Training. Even if you have active background, there are many little differences, for example with the grip and of course the most important thing: how to […]