Is Functional Fitness Right For You?

Functional fitness mimics real-life movements for big fitness gains. Here's how to know if it can benefit you and your health

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The benefits of functional fitness

Fitness trends abound this time of year. One of the most buzzed-about for 2016 is functional fitness, a method that trains your whole body with exercises that mimic the movements we make doing everyday physical tasks. “I think people are seeing that functional fitness translates into real-life health benefits,” says Greg Carver, a certified trainer and owner of Strength Box gym in Toronto.  Here’s what you need to know to decide if functional fitness is right for you.

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