Is Traditional Strength Training Equipment ‘Useless’?


As functional training's popularity continues to grow, will it mean the end to traditional strength equipment?

I happened upon a story last week titled “The 10 Most Useless Exercise Machines—and the Smarter Alternatives You Should Consider.” Originally published in Prevention magazine, I found it repurposed on another website. Given the trend toward functional training, I wasn’t too surprised by the gist of the article, which was that traditional strength machines are useless and should be abandoned for medicine balls, bands, dumbbells and other accessory-type equipment (as ...

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