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Neil du Plessis' Function vs Isolation Training

Introduction – Function VS Isolation Training

Functional training is the most effective way for someone seeking to gain strength while increasing flexibility. The combination of muscles and multi-joint movements preformed while training functionally maximally increases the metabolism. It requires the body to work as a single unit, in the correct sequence, which improves coordination and proprioception. Moving into functional positions requires maximum range of motion which aids and maintains mobility, essentally helping the body to age slower. As apposed to isolation training, functional training works muscles and joints dynamically to produce more strength with less risk of injury because they are worked through their full range of movement.

Look out for more on Function VS Isolation Training this week.

About Neil du Plessis.

Neil is a Planet Fitness trainer who will help give an in-depth analysis about Function and Isolation training.

Mission statement: There is no secret! Consistently using the correct techniques we will steer your body toward achieving YOUR goals!


  • Functional training
  • Body shaping
  • Postural correction
  • Assisted stretching
  • Health consulting
  • Conditioning coaching
  • Educating & teaching


  • BA Psychology (University of Johannesburg)
  • Exercise Science (Dip.Ex.Sc) (HFPA)
  • Conditioning Coach (HFPA)
  • Yoga & Pilates Certified (Stella Nash studios, United Kingdom)
  • International experience
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