There are some benefits with using traditional machines but with machines you are only working one muscle group at a time and your body gets used to that and the results slow down as a result. Functional training and free weights work multiple muscle groups and burn more calories to maximize your workout. Functional training improves muscle strength, balance, coordination, flexibility and joint stability. It Involves a variety of exercises that really target the core muscles of the abdomen and lower back. 95% of people with back problems have poor core strength and flexibility.
Resistance training will increase strength in the muscles, bones, tendons and ligaments which will also help prevent injuries and improve flexibility. Suspension training (with straps) are great for overall strength allow you to do body weight exercises that are very functional without the strain on your joints and ligaments. Building muscle tissue which helps to tone your body and burn fat. Strength training is essential for preventing the muscle loss that often accompanies the aging process. It will increase your metabolism and lead to your improvement in overall health.
A fun, high calorie burning, kick your booty workout! A great way to relieve stress too! You will tone up your arms, shoulders, back, legs, and abs while improving cardio endurance!