Earlier we have talked about basic notions of functional training, key principles and benefits of this kind of intensive strength training. Now we will guide you through types of exercises and that strange equipment that are used for these workouts. Join now and find out how cool is that!
There is huge variety of exercises in the functional training because of the diversity of training tasks, for example, the correction of incorrect posture and movement skills, the development of active flexibility, explosive strength and power of endurance, balance, etc. Simple exercises performed in specially selected conditions with the equipment are the basis of functional training, they include: squats, walking, slopes, lunges in different directions, push-ups and bench presses, pull-ups and traction, rotary movement, exercises for balance, etc. Depending on the chosen task exercises are modificated and combined and due to the complexity of movements special equipment are used. Let's check this out!
Equipment and exercises used for functional training
Exercises and development in a functional training
To become more productive and see the progress you can increase the load and modify the exercises after 6-8 workouts. For example:
Functional training is probably the best exercise for losing excess weight.. The high rate of exercise helps use energy more quickly to keep a high heart rate, and therefore consume more oxygen. You will train your strength and endurance and at the same time involve all muscle groups that will help to increase your metabolism and speed up the rate at which you burn calories and lose weight. The power of the workout will help build muscle mass.
Functional training can be used by people of all sex and age, different levels of fitness, but before start, you need to know exactly what health problems you have. Do not start training right with fast pace and heavy weights. Approach to employment gradually, as in any sport. Listen to your body and stay healthy!