10 Best Functional Strength Exercises for Weight Loss

Fundamental to building strength, squats engage multiple large muscle groups like the quads, hamstrings, and glutes, boosting your metabolism.


Great for leg and core strength, lunges also improve balance and flexibility. You can vary them with forward, backward, or side lunges to keep the workout challenging.


This powerful exercise targets the lower back, glutes, hamstrings, and core, supporting proper posture and core strength.


Effective for building upper body and core strength, push-ups can be modified to suit different fitness levels and target different muscle groups.


Excellent for developing upper body strength, particularly in the back, shoulders, and arms. If pull-ups are too challenging at first, start with assisted pull-ups.


A core powerhouse exercise, planks also engage multiple muscle groups across the body without putting strain on your back.


This dynamic exercise targets almost every major muscle group, particularly the core, hips, glutes, hamstrings, and shoulders, and it's great for cardiovascular fitness.

Kettlebell Swings

A high-intensity full-body workout that boosts your endurance and burns a lot of calories, making it perfect for weight loss.


These increase your explosive power, strength, and cardiovascular health. They primarily work your legs and core while burning lots of calories.

Box Jumps

Grab a pair of heavy dumbbells or kettlebells, and walk a specific distance or for a period. This exercise is surprisingly effective at building overall strength and stamina.

Farmer's Walk

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