Functional Bodybuilding

For the past few months, you’ve seen quite a few variations DB/KB work (Click here to read my blog post about “Unilateral Training”). There’s a name for these controlled tempo movements: “Functional Bodybuilding,” and they serve a purpose!

Unilateral Training

You have a dominant side. A side you write with and pick things up with. A side that always pushes off starting the run or is a little stronger on the barbell.

A great way to fight the over development of this dominant side is to train unilaterally, or train exercises that use one side of the body or one limb at a time (i.e. single arm, single leg).