Functional training is a classification of exercise which involves training the body for the activities performed in daily life.
Functional Training Classes
Functional exercises include movements such as squatting, pushing, pulling and pressing targeting the muscles in the upper and lower body and emphasizing core stability. Quite simply functional fitness is just a balanced exercise session targeting the whole body and improving your ability to climb stairs, carry grocery bags or bend down to pick up your kids. The goal is to train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements.
Engaging in functional fitness helps provide you with strength, mobility and stability no matter your age or fitness level.
Functional training plays a large role in the quality of independence in our senior population, The benefits of this particular form of training is the ability of exercises to be given to beginners and various age groups.