Four functional fitness exercises that can help with everyday activities – The Washington Post

Four functional fitness exercises that can help with everyday activities  The Washington Post

Besides functional fitness workouts, you should also regularly do moderate aerobic exercises, such as brisk walks.iStock Consumer Reports has no financial relationship with any advertisers on this site. Exercising regularly can improve your health and mood, but another key benefit is especially important as you get older. Certain workouts can make the activities of everyday life — walking up and down stairs, playing with kids, carrying groceries — easier. Experts call this functional fitness. Workouts focused on functional training and balance also reduce the risk of falls, according to a r…

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