EP. 054

Lee Burton Co-Founder of FMS


President and Co-owner of Functional Movement Systems a consulting and education organization, focusing on a systematic approach to injury prevention and exercise programming

Doctorate Degree from Virginia Tech with an emphasis in Health Promotion and Wellness.

Internationally recognized speaker and author focusing on human movement and performance enhancement.  Certified Athletic Trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist.


0:00 – 7:50 – Robbie intro’s the show and asks Lee to introduce himself

5:51 – 13:33 – Robbie asks Lee who have been his biggest influences on him both personally and professionally?

13:34 – 15:54 – Robbie asks Lee why he became a physical therapist?

15:55 – 19:43 – Robbie asks Lee what is his why?

19:44 – 28:29 – Robbie asks Lee what are some of the biggest false assumptions about the FMS?

28:30 – 36:48 – Robbie asks Lee how would he re-engineer the social environment to improve people’s movement quality?

36:49 – 38:25 – Robbie asks Lee what areas should someone look to study to enhance mastery of human movement

38:26 – 42:45 – Robbie asks Lee how much credence does he and the guys at FMS give to psychology’s impact on human movement?

42:46 – 46:02 – Robbie and Lee discuss how the American sports model may impede people making physical activity and fitness part and parcel of their lives

46:03 – 46:54 – Robbie asks Lee for the biggest lessons he has learned in his life so far?

46:55 – 49:55 – Robert asks Lee about the strategies he uses to mitigate the effects of all the traveling his does?

49:56 – 51:50 – Robbie asks Lee does he still enjoy traveling?

51:51 – 54:03 – Robbie asks Lee how do the guys at FMS avoid group think?

54:04  – 56:03 – Robbie asks Lee what is an essentially habit he does every day?

56:04 – 57:46 – Robbie asks Lee for his top resource?

57:47 – 1:00:45 – Robbie asks Lee for his top and current book recommendations

1:00:46 – 1:02:39 – Robbie asks Lee, if he only had 1 year left on planet earth, how would he spend that year and why?

1:02:40 – 1:04:43 – Robbie asks Lee, what has all his travel around the world taught him about himself?

1:04:44 – 1:06:10 – Robbie asks Lee what a typical day in his life is like?

1:06:11 – 1:07:23 – Robbie asks Lee, if he could invite 5 people to dinner, dead or alive, who would he invite and why?

1:07:24 – 1:09:04 – Robbie wraps up the show!