Functional fitness exercises train your muscles to work together and prepare them for daily tasks by simulating common movements you might do at home, at work or in sports. While using various muscles in the upper and lower body at the same time, functional fitness exercises also help strengthen your core muscles. Bottom line, if you do or don’t have Exergame equipment these exercises benefit everyone.
The tWall is a perfect product to incorporate these fitness movements. The tWall is an interactive touch wall that provides sensory feedback via lights and touch sensors. Whether training for power, endurance, agility, flexibility, or reaction, tWall tests your personal limits. Below are some great exercises to perform on the tWall. You can use a medicine ball or sand bell to perform these movements.
Lunges– can immensely help improve balance and boosts functionality.
Slamdown– It’s recommended to use a sandbell while performing this workout. Hold a light sand bell with both hands over your head and throw it on the ground in front of you. Squat to pick up sandbell and return to starting position. Repeat.
Squats– Hold a light medicine ball or sandbell over your head and fully extend your arms. Keeping the position perform a squat and then return to starting position. Repeat. Squats are beneficial to improving lower body strength.
Box Jumps– Stand in an athletic position, with your feet shoulder-width apart, at a comfortable distance from the box. When you’re ready to jump, drop quickly into a quarter squat, then extend your hips, swing your arms, and push your feet through the floor to propel yourself onto the box. This is a great way to improve explosiveness and power.