Functional Fitness trains your muscles to work together, preparing them for daily tasks by simulating movements you might do at home, at work, or in sports. It also improves your core stability by working a variety of muscles in your upper and lower body at the same time.
A squat is a good example of a functional exercise. It trains the muscles you use when rising up and down from a chair or picking up low objects. By training your muscles to work the way they do in everyday tasks, you prepare your body to perform well in a variety of common situations.
For maximum physical benefit, functional fitness exercises tend to work several joints and muscle groups. Instead of only moving the elbows, a functional exercise might involve your elbows, shoulders, spine, hips, knees and ankles.
This class will suit you if…
…you’re older, have experienced an injury, or are recovering from illness. This type of training can make everyday activities easier, reduce your risk of injury and improve your quality of life.