June 22nd, 2012

Functional Fitness Workouts Focus On Using Multiple Muscle Groups, Improving Core Strength

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Visit any fitness center today and you will see people relying less on weight machines that isolate specific muscles.  Instead, often accompanied by a personal trainer, they are doing movements that use their own body weight to work multiple muscle groups at once… Functional fitness is also about large body movements that prepare the body for everyday activities, according to Nathan LeBrasseur, associate professor of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn

 

Palm Beach Daily News by David Rogers

Tags: functional fitness, Innovation (Center of), Mayo Clinic Rochester, Nathan LeBrasseur, rehabilitation, Sports Medicine, Wellness

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