Functional training has gained huge movement the past few years in the fitness industry. More and more people are using functional training and calling everything that they do as functional training. All human movement is a combination of various functions. Human movement cannot take place without muscular function. Performing specific exercises that eliminate weaknesses and mimic an individual's activity or specific skill can help the individual reach his/her desired goals.
Five key factors that are very important to maximize an individual's performance are:
Before designing a personal program for an individual, our trainers begin by asking several questions.
The next step is the assessment. The free assessment allows the trainer to take an individual through a series of movement sequences to find out where the individual's weaknesses are and how the progression should begin. It is not only what we do but how we do it, that makes us different.
"Coming from a landlocked country in Africa and becoming the top female Olympic swimmer in the world has been possible because of the people I surround myself with. Mike and his team from Performance Therapy have been an integral part of my lead up to my 5th Olympic Games in Rio. As an older (wiser) athlete I know what it takes to be successful and I trust Mike's experience and knowledge. Thank you for everything you have helped me with and with everything you do for other athletes."