11 Functional Strength Exercises Trainers Love

Moves to make literally everything easier.

Fitness pros recommend doing functional strength exercises in your workout routine for better everyd...
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Functional training exercises are beneficial because they use multiple muscles at once to strengthen your body and improve your overall stability. The end result? Trainer Corey Lewis says they help make everyday activities easier. Here are 11 to add to your workout routine.

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Farmer’s Walk

Lewis says this move translates to you being able to carry heavy grocery bags.

- Hold a medium weight in each hand.

- Draw shoulders back.

- Engage your core and keep your head lifted.

- Walk forward 20 steps while holding weights at your sides.

- Repeat 3 times.