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Functional Strength and Resistance Training

Workshop details

Difficulty Essential / Intermediate
Duration 2 hours


REPs 2.0
REPs independently endorsed education

Functional strength is crucial for peak performance and injury prevention. This workshop, created by the programming team at Merrithew, is designed to cover the practical application of resistance training for improved functional strength. Incorporating the CORE Foundational Principles, various exercises are presented that demonstrate resistance training principles and their application within a complete program. Participants will learn programming concepts designed to improve performance as well as how to properly use resistance training as a component of athletic conditioning to improve athleticism and prevent injury.

Learning objectives

  1. Apply the CORE Principles and athletic conditioning concepts to increase power, decrease the incidence of injury and improve performance.
  2. Learn resistance training exercises designed to improve functional strength
  3. Effectively design a program that incorporates resistance training principles
  4. Discuss how resistance training can improve athletic performance and prevent injury

Equipment used in the workshop


Personal trainers, group fitness instructors

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