The primary purpose of your core is to support your spine during physical activity. Since your spine is built as a rickety, flexible rod - your core has a lot of work to do.
Your core musculature is designed to start, stop and stabilize is 7 distinct ways.
Read on to learn how to strengthen these movements and anti-movements into a bulletproof core.
What is "functional training"?
Is it using a Bosu ball? Is it TRX exercises? Is it plyometrics? Is it all three?
You wouldn't know it to listen to the trainer at your local gym, but functional training isn't a standardized training method.
Building functional strength is totally subjective. Depending on your injury/health history and training goals; "functional" takes on a different definition.
I've put together some criteria to help you decide what "functional" training looks like for you.
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