Functional exercise are movements that mimic everyday activities. These exercises can be modified to suit both beginner and advanced exercise routines and are great for weight loss! They are fun, complex and can you challenge you both in and out of the gym. Functional exercise & movement There has been a shift in mainstream exercise i.e. walking on the treadmill or doing some biceps curls to more functional movements. But, what is functional? what does it involve and where did it all come from? Put simply, functional exercise is any movement that mimics activities that we do every day. They are exercises which involve the...

The debate between gym junkies and calisthenic devotes has been raging on for years: can you get adequate progressions from body weight training to allow for muscular gains?   Most would argue that to get a true superhero physique that you would need to be in the gym 6 days a week, lifting super heavy weights and eating a mountain of food to see the types of gains you typically see on the cover of most of our men’s health style magazines. Now, while I wont go into the fact that many of the cover men on those magazines are probably taking some...