Functional training is defined as the set of exercises that train / coach in movements necessary for the activity of the individual, combined with training parameters that serve daily activities or participation in sports activities. Functional workout has its roots in the recovery of injuries. Physiotherapists developed an exercise book that copied the movements that patients made in their daily lives at home or at work so they can quickly get back into their daily work after an injury or after surgery. Athletes have always used weight in their effort to increase power. Classical power exercises have often abstained much of the real activity by exercising the athletes ineffectively.
Functional workout can lead to muscle growth and propriety, to increase muscle and intramuscular joint, resulting in better body preparation to avoid injuries and greatly improve athletic performance. The benefits can come from the the fact that training emphasizes the three basic levels of movement (movement motions).