Strength coaches hate the term “functional exercise” because every exercise has a function—it’s the goal you choose to apply it to that determines if a lift is appropriate in your workout.
But if you define a “functional” exercise as one that improves your ability to perform everyday tasks or sports skills, builds overall strength and balance, and augments your resistance to injury, these five moves are must-haves.
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