Efficient Movement

Efficient Movement is here for all your Sports Injuries and Sports Performance needs! We also offe

Efficient Movement - Scottsdale Sports Medicine Center is dedicated to Achieving Superior Athletic Results! We provide injury care for all sports injuries, as well as sports performance training

Operating as usual


Back to school season is near! Don't forget to set your athlete up for success going into a new sports season! Contact us today for an athlete assessment.


The Den

Happy Monday everyone!!!

"We do this because our mission is bigger than anything we could have ever imagined."

What occurs in the individual, occurs in the collective. Now more than ever we are motivated to elevate the collective through authentic CONNECTION and LOVE! Allowing people to experience home. Bigger than a physical space. Home is the space that the mind, body and spirit can flourish and shine. This is more than just another gym...THIS is home...WELCOME!

Shoutout to Marianne Williamson for the inspiration today.


Who is in this week?!? Making commitments to yourself and your sports performance/fitness goals this week?!? Let's go! 💪🏽


Really big shoutout to the awesome athletes who showed up big from Desert Heat Lacrosse Club! You ladies put in work today!!!!


Looking to recover from those pesky injuries before the fall season begins? Or are you an athlete looking to elevate your game to the next level??? Now is the time to come in and get a full evaluation! Summer specials now available!!!!


The Den

10am Memorial Day Murph workout!!! NO EXCUSES!

You can have excuses or results..you can't have both...here's a sneak peak at some pretty common excuses :)

Gym Excuses Be Like...

Join our coaches Rosie, Melissa, Daniel and Josiah for a killer workout tomorrow. Do it solo or do it with a partner and our awesome team!!! Cheer each other on and go for it!!!


Recovery and proper preparation supports in the prevention of injury. This keeps you on the field longer and allows you to keep up with the competition.

Want to go to the next level??? Get clear about the techniques that will have you excel. We got you covered.


Quality > Quantity

On the way to success in any area of your life...it's all about the quality of your work that is most important.



Rosie Herrera
Head Trainer

Favorite Quote: "When life gives you more than you can stand...kneel"

Gym Advice: "Your momma don't work here, so put things away and wipe down your sweat"

Rosie is an AFAA/ACE certified personal trainer, Level 1 Crossfit Trainer as well as a group fitness instructor. She is a passionate woman who has a unique commitment to having you win big! Come in a say hello...Rosie is always fired up to get you started!


Let's do this!

Happy Monday Fitfam! Here's another chance to make those gains and step into another week of work. Let's get it 💪🏽 We will meet you at the bar 🏋🏽 , , , , , , , , ,


Within these walls...

We challenge the status quo
We push beyond our limits
We cry tears of joy
We scream in agonizing pain
We build life long relationships
We cheer each other on
We hold each other high
We break down and build up

Within these walls

We grow as one

Because that's what families do...


The boys in blue have moves!!! Shoutout to these Scottsdale Police Department officers for jumping in!!!


The party is just getting started!!! We are going until 1pm! Come on out and join us!


ZYIA Active will be at the Zumbathon as well tomorrow!!!! It's going to be a great day. Bring the entire family! Can't wait to see you ;)


Oh yes!!!! Salute to our good friend Cindy Feltman Angulo for jumping in with us!!! We are excited to show everyone her amazing FXBOOMFitness technology!!! For those of you who like to remain "in the loop" with the latest cutting edge technology in fitness, stop by the FX BOOM booth and say hello!


Our friends from City of Phoenix Police Department are joining us as well!!! Should we have a dance battle between them and Scottsdale Police Department??? Hmmmm....


The men and women of Scottsdale Police Department will be joining us for our Zumbathon tomorrow!!! Salute to all the of our peeps keeping the city safe!


When people ask us about the Zumbathon tomorrow...our response is simple...


Can't Hold Us - Macklemore & Ryan Lewis (feat. Ray Dalton)

What song sets your motivation meter to the MAX???? Here's one of our faves! Play the song and groove with us today!!!

Can't Hold Us by Macklemore and Ryan Lewis featuring Ray Dalton.


Shoutout to our sister company Lions Den Fitness AZ on officially launching their Fitness Leadership Camp! A 5 day youth fitness camp that will not only challenge you physically but mentally as well.

Message or call us for more details! Enrollment is open NOW!


School is coming to an end so we are launching our first ever Youth Fitness Leadership Camp! This is NOT your average camp. Learn the skill sets and mind sets that will powerfully forward you in AND out of the gym.

Call or message us for more information and enroll!


Remember when you were a kid? Full of life and inspired dreams. Guess what? You are still that kid! Dream BIG and TAKE ACTION!!!! You got this.


Yes! Knowing (understanding) pain is the first step to combating it!!! Listen up when pain is speaking and don't ignore its signs!!!


Saturday reminder to rest and recover. Because when it's time to put in work...we help you better the "engine" inside you!


What are your athletes doing once summer rolls around?!? Make sure you help them grow on and off the field!

instagram.com 04/04/2017

Instagram post by Meg Taylor • Apr 4, 2017 at 7:02pm UTC

Making sure we are fixing people correctly. One body at a time!


instagram.com 4 Likes, 1 Comments - Meg Taylor (.daily) on Instagram: “E-stim at the gym. Life's a very painful poem sometimes. …”


"Pain is real but so is hope!"


Efficient Movement

Happy Wednesday!! Just a friendly reminder....

Did you know that it is possible to return from a serious knee dislocation injury within 6-9 months? ...getting ready to return to football field. 5 months post complicated ACL Injury!


Hey Parents, summer is around the corner. For those athletes looking to improve their "game" in the fall, send them our way!!!!

We've been so busy here gathering our systems and growing our offerings here so stop in and see us! Contact us today!


Hey Everyone,

It's March Madness time!!🏀🏀 Fill out a bracket and the top 3 winners win free training or recovery sessions. Go to ESPN tournament challenge...find the group Efficient Movement...limit is 2 brackets.

usatodayhss.com 01/30/2017

New Wisconsin study claims single-sport student athletes suffer far more injuries

Thank you Univ of Wisconsin for gathering this info to back up what we have been trying to explain for years!

usatodayhss.com A fascinating new study from the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health came to the startling conclusion that high school athletes who specialize in a single sport sustain low…

wpo.st 01/27/2017

Sport specialization increases injury risk for high school athletes, study finds

wpo.st Athletes who specialize in a single sport are 70 percent more likely to suffer an injury, according to a study commissioned by the NFHS.


Happy Thursday!!! Make sure your athlete is doing what he/she needs to on their off season to be the star that they are! We are

ilovetowatchyouplay.com 01/17/2017

Who's to Blame for the Decline in Multi-Sport Athletes in Youth Sports? • I Love to Watch You Play

Agree... what happened to a sport seasons being 3-4 months and then on to another sport? Our business has become essential because these youth and adolescent bodies break down so bad when you do the same movement patterns over and over for years. It is important for an athlete's body to be developed in multiple patterns to develop full athletic potential as well as prevent / reduce overuse injuries!!

ilovetowatchyouplay.com (By Guest Contributor: Amy Carney) “I want the multi-sport guy,” Clemson head football coach Dabo Swinney recently told the New York Times about the kind of kid he likes to recruit. “I just love that,” said Swinney to writer Karen Crause. Afterall he was himself a three-sport athlete at Pelham Hig...

www.gq.com 01/12/2017

NFL Players Offer a Concussion PSA: Be Man Enough to Admit When You're Hurt

www.gq.com Some of the game's toughest players—Malcolm Jenkins of the Eagles, Cameron Jordan of the Saints, and Charles Johnson of the Panthers—talk about taking hits that shook them and why "manning up" means recognizing when you're injured.

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9419 East San Salvador, Suite 103
Scottsdale, AZ

Opening Hours

Monday 8am - 5pm
Tuesday 8am - 5pm
Wednesday 8am - 5pm
Thursday 8am - 5pm
Friday 8am - 5pm
Saturday 8am - 1pm

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