A Closer Look at Functional Training: Movements, Methods, and More

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Introduction What is meant by functional training? Functional training refers to exercises that are designed to train the body for the activities performed in daily life. Unlike traditional weightlifting, which often targets specific muscles, functional training involves multiple muscle groups and joints, simulating common movements such as lifting, bending, or twisting. What is the main goal of functional training? The main goal of functional training is to enhance the ability to perform everyday activities. By focusing on movements that are natural and common in daily life, functional training aims to improve overall strength, flexibility, coordination, and balance.…

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In the Arena of Women Bodybuilders

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Although it is a fact that bodybuilding has gained a diverse population of aficionados such as women and teenagers as well, it must be noted that four decades or so ago, the hobby or sport was initially dominated by men. All bodybuilders are athletes. It’s time we give the ladies the same respect we give to the men. Many may have had a good glimpse of bodybuilding in the widely acclaimed movie “Pumping Iron” which starred Arnold Schwarzenegger during the late 1970’s. During this decade, the women’s liberation movement was beginning to assert itself, and coincidentally, the world of women bodybuilders also started to unfold.…

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