Catherine easily lifting her daughter because of functional fitness

Functional Fitness for the Win in Everyday Life

Tip: Incorporate Functional Fitness into Your Routine

Why It Ties Into Our Theme at NHF: Functional fitness focuses on exercises that simulate real-life activities and improve your daily functioning. This approach aligns perfectly with our theme of valuing fitness for its overall impact on your life, not just for weight loss.

What To Do

  • Incorporate Compound Movements: Exercises like squats, lunges, and push-ups work multiple muscle groups simultaneously. They mimic everyday movements, improving your strength for daily tasks.
  • Focus on Core Stability: A strong core is essential for almost every physical activity. Planks, bridges, and abdominal exercises enhance core strength, making everyday movements easier and reducing the risk of injuries.
  • Add Balance and Flexibility Work: Include exercises that improve your balance and flexibility, such as lunges or single leg movements. This not only aids in injury prevention but also improves overall body awareness and coordination.


  • Enhanced Daily Living: Functional exercises make daily activities easier, whether it’s carrying groceries, playing with your kids, or climbing stairs. Who cares if you can deadlift 200lbs if you can’t move through life without pain.
  • Injury Prevention: By simulating real-life activities, you strengthen the muscles used in your daily life, reducing the risk of common injuries.
  • Holistic Health Improvement: This approach to fitness improves overall strength, endurance, balance, and flexibility, contributing to a healthier and more active lifestyle.

I’m Ready, but Not Ready to Commit

Want to dive deeper into functional fitness but not ready to start a routine? Join our upcoming program starting December 2nd! It’s a three-part series, held on 12/2 and the following two Saturdays from 10:15 am to 11:45 am, focusing on mastering functional movements. Not only will you get stronger in these exercises, but you’ll also learn how to move effectively, making your day-to-day life easier.

For just $149, you can be a part of this small group experience. This is perfect for current clients who want to focus on moving better in their day to day or those just wanting to try out NHF. Spots are limited, and they’re filling up fast. If you’re ready to join, simply reply with “I’m in”, and we’ll get you registered.

Remember, fitness is about more than just losing weight; it’s about building a body that can easily and efficiently handle all the wonderful challenges of daily life. Try incorporating functional exercises into your routine and feel the difference in how you move and live!

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