Functional Exercises

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How to Master All-Important Functional Movement Patterns

The last thing any athlete wants to be is weak and slow during competition. Even though there are no specific "exercises" that need to be done to have...

Functional Fitness: What It Is and Why It's Important

So much of our workout practice is focused on the big goals, like running faster, lifting more or bulking up. But there's more to fitness than these c...

3 Supersets That Guarantee Big Gains for Athletes

If you've ever stepped foot in a weightroom, odds are you're familiar with supersets. A superset is a training method that calls for performing a f...

The 'Secret Sauce' Training That Makes Antonio Brown Unstoppable

Antonio Brown's training routine is the stuff of legend. Not only can he be found in the gym at all hours of the day, but he also dabbles in discip...

Serena Williams' Beats by Dre Spot Will Send Shivers Up Your Spine

On the heels of Serena Williams' sixth U.S. Open victory, Beats by Dre recently released a commercial for their wireless headphones featuring the ...

Latest Videos in Functional Exercises

Training Pro Snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth

B Project owner/director Brad Jones talks about training professional snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth and how she has benefited from their dry-land training with results being seen on the slopes.

Ellery Hollingsworth Board Squat

Pro snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth uses a unique version of the squat called the Board to train her muscle memory system for more functional snowboarding movement, with coaching by B Project owner/director Brad Jones.

Ellery Hollingsworth Board Squat Band Rotation

Pro snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth performs the Board Squat Band Rotation exercise to mimic the movements she does on the halfpipe as B Project owner/director Brad Jones explains how to properly perform the exercise.

The Benefits of Training on Land for Action Athletes

Pro snowboarder Ellery Hollingsworth discusses the importance of dry-land training in the off-season to help strengthen and condition her body for the long winter season, and how her functional movements done in the gym mimic her riding movements.