To master natural movements – from a simple squat to sprinting for the bus – you must bring functional strength training into your fitness routine. To build your functional strength, training involves targeting muscles used in day-to-day life by incorporating movements you use at work, home, walking the dog, carrying shopping bags, whatever requires physical effort. Pushing, pulling, lifting, bending, reaching, pressing… we’ve covered the basics in this one set of functional strength training exercises. It’ll work your entire body, helping you to move more skillfully and enhance your performance all round.
Many of these functional strength training exercises are strongman staples, helping you build power, posture, coordination and balance while decreasing the risk of injury. Craving more functional fitness inspiration? Our blog has plenty.