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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 ...

The Real Definition of Functional Training

AJ Hawk performs a functional exercise. Functional training is a hot-button topic in the fitness community. Problem is...does anyone actually know...

XDrifft Functional Trainer: Develop Full-Body Strength and Mobility

XDrifft is a floor-based functional training tool that trains your entire body for movement. Built to fit snugly on both your hands and feet, the XD...

Exercise of the Week: Power Shrug

What separates athletes from bodybuilders? One key difference: the incorporation of multi-joint, functional exercises into athletes' training routin...

Core Exercises to Boost Your Power

There's a reason why pro athletes like Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning and Detroit Tigers ace Justin Verlander train their entire cores—and it ...

Functional Sports Training

 Functional training consists of performing exercises that involve sport-specific movements in terms of mechanics, coordination and energy systems. ...

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