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5 Min Functional Body Workout – Join in for this workout pushing your limits while getting an effective workout in just 5 minutes.

Why is functional training important?

1. Functional fitness routines can improve your everyday movement

By improving the overall function of your body, increasing muscle strength and endurance, and helping you develop muscle and body stability, everyday activities can be performed with more ease. Compared to conventional training, the benefits of Functional Fitness outweigh the disadvantages because it actually targets the movements we perform every day.

2. functional fitness is low-impact

Since functional training involves low-impact exercises, it’s a great starting point for anyone, no matter their fitness level. For newbies starting out with a different workout or fitness style, it can be really difficult to know what works best for your needs, but functional exercise will help improve all of your physical abilities without causing stress on your body and joints.

3. Improves flexibility, coordination, balance and posture

The range of motion of functional exercises is quite large, and you need to start and end in a position where your muscles are stretched. One of the main goals of functional movement and training is to provide resistance. Performing the exercises and programs will improve your body’s functional strength by increasing overall flexibility and coordination. As your range of motion is improved, you will find that everyday activities become easier.

The exercises performed through functional fitness and exercise training use multiple muscles to improve your strength and balance, effectively improving your overall posture. Many functional training exercises are not stabilized and require the use of other small muscle groups to support the larger ones, which helps prevent overtraining of one muscle group, often resulting in poor posture.

4. may help with your joint pain

For those who suffer from regular back, muscle and joint pain, functional exercise and training can be incredibly helpful. Best known for bridging the gap between personal training and physical therapy, functional fitness and training are designed to restore your body. Doing so can significantly reduce chronic back, knee, neck and joint pain. The exercises used in functional exercise can make everyday tasks that were once difficult much more possible.

5. reduce the risk of injury

Functional training sets itself apart from conventional training in that it reduces the risk of injury and the stress on your body. Everyday movements can lead to pain for runners and athletes. By mimicking common movement patterns, your body is better able to handle daily physical stresses. Training not only strengthens muscles, but also the surrounding ligaments, which can often be injured.

6. functional training builds muscles

So can functional training build muscles? Functional exercise training doesn’t just strengthen one muscle group at a time. Rather, it works and trains several muscle groups at once. As a result, you build strength holistically and force your body to function as a single unit.

Workout Structure – 5 Min Functional Body Workout :

  • Workout: 45 Sec Active 15 Sec Rest
  • One Set Per exercise


  • Deadlift
  • Muscle up
  • Push up + 90° hold
  • Toes to bar
  • L-sit to handstand

Equipment: Pull Up Bar, Bar

We recommend switching up your workouts to give your muscles enough time to recover and to hit them from different angles.

If you have any questions, wishes or suggestions, feel free to contact us.

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