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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...

“If you don’t use it, you lose it”. It’s true for a number of things and mobility is definitely one of them.   I’ve heard too many people tell me what they used to be able to do i.e touch their toes, squat to depth, decent lunges and all the rest of it. My question to them is normally, “so what happened?” and 99.9% of the time they reply with something along the lines of “Life got in the way and I stopped doing it”. When I encounter people with movement problems it normally stems from having a prolonged period of time living...