Why it is important
Functional training improves balance, agility and muscle strength. Functional fitness reduces the chance of injury in sports and in daily life for example by improving balance and reducing the risk of falls. Functional fitness training improves balance and can help to avoid joint pains. Functional training, if performed correctly, leads to better joint mobility and stability, coordination and agility. Functional training, as you grow older, can help make everyday activities easier and improve your quality of life. Functional training can improve your reflexes so you will be able to react quickly and efficiently if accidents is about to occur. Some forms of functional training such as Tai-Chi, Qigong, and Yoga has been linked to improved quality of life.
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