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.