Picture this – its 75 degrees outside. The sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and your body is ready for a workout. Who wants to take it down to the dusty old basement gym on such a perfect day?! Time to move that equipment outside and get after it! And, whether its rain, snow, or shine, you can always find creative ways to stay active with these best outdoor exercises.

Functional Range Conditioning (FRC) became very popular in the fitness, rehab, and sports medicine world a couple of years ago and it is here to stay as it has many applicable uses. FRC focuses on improving mobility. Mobility, in an FRC sense, is defined as strength and control in order to expand upon usable ranges of motion, articular resilience (i.e. load-bearing capacity), and overall joint health. Adding FRC principles into your training and prehab routine can be a huge game-changer! This article will provide you an intro to FRC principles provided with exercise examples that we have included in a variety of our prehab programs.