Strength and Functional Training
Physio Support Dublin
Strength and functional training is the basis for maintaining full physical fitness and strengthening muscles, without expanding their mass. It improves coordination and helps maintain proper movement patterns during everyday activities.
Performed properly, it does not bring any negative effects in the form of injuries or injuries. This type of activity is especially good for people who lead a sedentary lifestyle, as well as those who have suffered injuries to the musculoskeletal system. It is also used in medical rehabilitation, including in the case of long hospitalization after illnesses.
Functional training is a term that describes intense exercises that imitate the movements of everyday activities, but at a faster pace and with many repetitions, often with weights. The main goal of this activity is to strengthen your muscles without building muscle mass. Among other things, for this reason it is ideal for women, the elderly and as a form of detraining for bodybuilders. It also strengthens the circulatory and respiratory systems, increases strength, improves endurance and overall efficiency of the trainee. The exercises used take into account the prevention of injuries, thanks to which they not only help shape individual motor skills, but also minimize the risk of injury.
It is perfect for both beginners and advanced people. It works very well on the whole body, strengthening it and improving the motor of movements. It has a positive effect on efficiency, thanks to which performing even ordinary, everyday activities will require much less effort. It improves balance, coordination and stabilization and reduces the risk of injuries. The pace of exercise also improves blood circulation. Deep muscles, which are often neglected, are also strengthened – this is extremely important in people who lead a sedentary lifestyle.