At Studio South Fitness, we use a system called functional movement screening (FMS). The FMS is a system backed by science, years of innovation and current research. The FMS documents movement patterns that are key to normal function, simplifying the concept of movement and it’s impact on the body. It’s streamlined system has benefits for everyone involved - individuals, exercise professionals and physicians.
We have a deep conviction everyone should learn to move well and move correctly. We offer the FMS to each member because it gives us calculable, measurable results that can be used to tailor your future workouts to your individual needs. With this philosophy in mind, each member receives a complimentary FMS upon joining us here at the studio. Regardless of your chosen gym membership option, one of our FMS certified personal trainers will take you through the assessment and you can retake your FMS as often as you like.
Discover how the Functional Movement Screen can benefit you and why we believe in it.
The FMS utilizes simple languages, making it easy for those involved to communicate clearly about progress and treatment.
The screen effortlessly identifies asymmetries and limitations, diminishing the need for extensive testing and analysis.
The FMS creates a functional baseline to mark progress and provides a means to measure performance.
The FMS quickly identifies dangerous movement patterns so that they can be addressed. It also indicates an individual's readiness to perform exercise so that realistic goals can be set and achieved.
The FMS can be applied at any fitness level, simplifying corrective strategies of a wide array of movement issues. It identifies specific exercises based on individual FMS scores to instantly create customized treatment plans.
You can also read more about the FMS here: FMS website.