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Functional Movement

Discover the Power of Functional Movement

Functional movement is more than just exercise; it's a philosophy of health that focuses on enhancing the way you move in your daily life. By prioritising movements that serve a practical purpose, functional movement training can help you increase your physical strength but also improve the way you move. by making you more biomechanically efficient as well as decrease your risk of injuries/accidents. Let's delve into what functional movement is, why you can benefit from it, and what to expect from a functional movement session.

What is Functional Movement?

Functional movement refers to a set of exercises and activities that mimic the natural, everyday movements we encounter in our daily lives. It places an emphasis on strength, flexibility, balance, and coordination, all while keeping practical, real-life activities in mind. Unlike traditional exercise routines that focus on isolating muscle groups, functional movement seeks to improve the way your body coordinates complex multiregional movements to simplify body functions as a whole.

Why You Can Benefit from Functional Movement

  1. Enhanced Daily Life: Functional movement can make simple activities like bending, lifting, and walking easier and more efficient. It empowers you to move with grace and confidence in your day-to-day life.

  2. Reduced Risk of Injury: By improving balance, flexibility, and strength, functional movement reduces the risk of injury and helps your body withstand the demands of various activities.

  3. Increased Strength and Endurance: Functional movement training builds functional strength and endurance, not just muscle size. You'll develop the ability to perform tasks for longer periods while reducing your fatiguability.

  4. Improved Mobility: Whether you're an athlete or someone looking to maintain or regain mobility, functional movement can help you move better and with greater ease.

  5. Mind-Body Connection: Functional movement encourages a strong mind-body connection, fostering mindfulness in your movements and promoting better overall awareness of your body.

 

What to Expect from a Functional Movement Session

During a functional movement session, you can anticipate:

  1. Assessment: Your instructor will assess your current movement patterns, identifying areas that may require improvement.

  2. Customised Plan: Based on your functional movement assessment and in consultation with your movement coach, personalised plan will be created to address your unique needs and goals, whether it's to reduce pain, improve athletic performance, or enhance daily activities.

  3. Exercise App: You'll be given access to your personalised exercise program via a free App called PhysiApp. The App is very user friendly, easy to access, and allows two way communication between you and your coach.

  4. Progressive Approach: As your abilities improve, your functional movement plan will evolve, ensuring continuous progress. Your exercise program can be updated remotely to provide you with less or more difficult exercises depending on each client's particular needs. The goal being to engage the body in a diverse range of exercises that challenge you in different ways, promoting well-rounded development.

  5. Guidance and Support: You'll receive expert guidance from an experienced strength and conditioning coach who will offer corrections and adjustments to help you move better.

  6. Practical Application: Functional movement sessions will often include activities that mimic real-life movements, helping you translate your newfound strength and mobility into everyday tasks.

  7. Fun and Engaging Workouts: Functional movement is designed to be enjoyable and engaging, making it easier to stay committed to your fitness journey.

 

Experience the Transformation

Functional movement is not just a workout; it's a pathway to a healthier, more active, and fulfilling life. By embracing this holistic approach to fitness, you can expect improved levels of energy and quality of life, reduced risk of injury, and a deeper understanding of your body. Join us for a functional movement session and discover the incredible benefits of moving with purpose and intention. Your body will thank you.

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