Blend functional movement, agility, and conditioning all together in our new Functional Fitness Class at MINT 14th Street. This challenging and powerful class will make participants laugh and sweat at the same time as you train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements through various upper and lower body exercises, emphasizing core stability.
So what is Function Fitness, you ask? On the most basic level, Functional Fitness refers to exercises that help improve daily activity – including balance, coordination, strength, and range of motion. Adding Functional Exercises to your workout or taking our Functional Fitness class will help individuals increase these functions while training for life, not just a specific event.
Participants will be challenged in our 50-minute class by building their range of motion, overall mobility, and strengthening their core through a range of functional exercises. Exercises will have an emphasis on:
- Variable transitions from floor to standing (getting on and off the floor without hands will be part of every class, but it also will include hands and knees, kneeling, half kneeling, functional lifting, etc)
- Bodyweight agility
- Useful Joint mobility
- Non-linear, multi-step motions
Interested in giving this workout a try? We’re currently offering it every Thursday at 6pm at our MINT 14th St location.