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FUNCTIONAL TRAINING – A WAY OF LIFE

Functional Training mainly incorporates training and exercise that involves all your body muscles function at the same time. This helps in enabling you to carry on your day to day activities with absolute ease. Functional training is done with the help of body weight and does not require heavy equipment or large spaces. It is highly recommended that functional training is a part of your daily fitness regimen regardless of your fitness goals, ambitions and limitations, as it boosts your muscle strength and endurance levels to a great extent.

Functional training can help your body to move comfortably. Bodies that are more comfortable burn more calories without any form of exercise. It outperforms the traditional or the conventional training because it indulges in the activities or training which is similar to our daily life activities. With the help of functional training, you can easily perform the day to day activities without harming yourself.

“Today I will do what others don’t so tomorrow I can do what others cant” – Jerry Rice

Visit almost any gym or fitness centre nowadays and you are more likely to see a large group of people applying functional training techniques into their workouts which is really good. Its high time, we all include the same in our fitness regimen.

BELOW ARE THE 3 MAIN USES OF FUNCTIONAL TRAINING:

Fixes posture: It helps you in fixing your posture by working on your lower back and abdomen. Functional training mainly focuses on the movement patterns rather than individual muscles.

Burns Fat: It uses the full body workout hence it helps in burning the fat and also enhances your core strength, endurance and boosts metabolism.

Toning of Muscles: It helps you tone all your body muscles and not only certain muscles which makes you bulky. Toning of muscles can also help you in toning your body the right way.

SOME OF THE FUNCTIONAL TRAINING ACTIVITIES ARE:

LUNGES:

A lunge is a bodyweight exercise that works your hamstrings, hips, glutes, quads, core, and muscles of the inner thigh. Lunges develop your lower-body strength and unlike squats, they are highly effective for your muscles.

HIGH PLANK:

The plank works really well on the core and is one of the best exercises for a flat stomach including your ‘six-pack’ muscles, transverse abdominus, external and internal obliques, hips, and back.

REVERSE TABLE UP:

The reverse tabletop pose is an excellent workout for your front body and your entire back. It helps with the upper body, including your shoulders, chest, abdomen, and spine. This position is also called as “Ardha purvottanasana” in yogic terms.

SQUATS:

Performing the squats can do great to your lower body. Especially, because they engage your glutes, quads and your hamstrings. Squats help in increase of blood circulation in your body by stretching the muscles. By performing this exercise regularly, you can say goodbye to cellulite!

ABS WORKOUT:

I want Abs! Everyone wants Abs! But the amount of time and effort needed to rock that 6-pack abs are tremendous. The smallest muscle group which everyone wants but it can be the most difficult part. Its highly important to follow the proper nutritional diet for Abs, without which you won’t be able to gain Abs.

Add functional training to your daily fitness program and you can see the ease in performing your day to day tasks.

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