Published: Apr 20, 2012 3:06 PM EDT

FORT MYERS, Fla. The human body is designed for movement and performance, not only in athletics, but in daily life. Our bodies are made to push, pull, bend, reach, and turn; and traditional "weightlifting" exercises generally target only one muscle movement at a time. Functional Training, specifically Medicine Ball exercises, mimic natural body positions and movement speeds that occur in daily life and athletic situations.
 Here today to explain the benefits of functional training and demonstrate some Xerball exercises is Wink News Fitness Expert Mike Drumm.