Functional Fitness Classes

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Make it easier and safer to carry out daily activities with the help of a Functional Fitness class. Designed to help you build strength to perform everyday activities, this is a class that everyone can benefit from.

What is Functional Fitness?

Functional fitness exercises are designed to train and develop the body’s muscles to make it easier and more secure to perform everyday activities. These may include carrying shopping bags, lifting household objects, moving furniture or playing with the kids.

For example, you will learn how to do squats – to train the muscles to help move the body up and down in preparation for lifting. Also, multi-directional lunges to train the body to hoover, sweep, mop or rake.

Throughout the course instructors will modify exercises to challenge participants. Firstly, members will get comfortable using their own body weight.

What are the benefits of Functional Fitness?

Functional Fitness at Gym Plus develops various muscle groups in the upper and lower body simultaneously. The specific exercises performed are designed to strengthen the core. These are all the muscles in the body’s midsection, including the front, back and sides.

Functional exercises also build flexibility and mobility in the joints. Performing this training can make everyday activities easier and reduce the risk of injury or strain. This type of exercise is particularly beneficial for older adults. It can help improve balance, coordination, muscle strength and agility.

Functional Fitness is a fun, friendly class. Furthermore, it is a great way to socialise and meet new friends. Also, participants see improvements in their abilities to perform everyday activities quickly and improve their quality of life.

Join or request a free guest pass to try it at your local Gym Plus club