What is functional strength training?

What is functional strength training?

Functional strength training has become a popular buzzword in the fitness industry. Unfortunately, it is also subject to wide interpretation. So, what is functional strength training? At the extreme, some individuals believe that by mimicking the explosive, ballistic...
4 Fun Moves to Do With a BOSU®

4 Fun Moves to Do With a BOSU®

The BOSU® Balance Trainer has been my functional training tool of choice for many, many years, not because I am part of the Development Team of BOSU, but because of its incredible versatility. Honestly, for the past 10 years I’ve been using the BOSU in my workouts...
Moves That Put the FUN Into Functional Training

Moves That Put the FUN Into Functional Training

If you have an interest in fitness, you’ve probably heard about functional training. Simply put, functional training is strengthening the body as an integrated unit using movements from life and sports. This is a change from the style of strength training that...
7 Exercises to Enhance Your Quality of Life

7 Exercises to Enhance Your Quality of Life

Most people understand that regular exercise can help improve both the way you look and your overall health. But did you know that exercise can vastly improve the quality of your life by giving you the strength and confidence to do what you want to do when you want to...
Outdoor Functional Training Exercises

Outdoor Functional Training Exercises

What are your fitness goals? Are you training for a specific sport or to gain a certain level of fitness? Or perhaps you want to enjoy a better quality of life that enables you to enjoy many activities and not fret about getting injured? Regardless of what your...