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Functional training: What is it and what are the benefits?

If you’ve flipped through gym schedules, you’ve probably seen a functional training session crop up, but what exactly is it? Well, it’s just that: a workout designed to be functional.

In this case, functional exercises help you do everyday activities and tend to use movement patterns that mimic your natural way of moving. think squats, overhead presses, and pulldowns; These may initially seem restricted to the gym environment, but compare this to sitting in and out of a chair, putting something on a shelf, or pulling a cart and you’ll quickly start to see the parallels.

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