It doesn’t matter whether you are someone who has made a new year resolution to stay fit or are bored with your existing workout methods; there are some innovative ways of changing your workout to make it more interesting.
To make working out easier for you, here are some fitness trends which will be trending in 2019, according to research conducted by American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM):
1. Wearable Technology
Thanks to their increasing accuracy and popularity, wearable fitness technologies like fitness trackers, smartwatches has taken the top slot in the fitness trends. Wearable technology can help in monitoring your heartbeat, the number of steps you have walked in a day and even your stress level.
2. Group Fitness Training
Do you have a gym buddy, who makes working out more fun? Congratulations, you are not alone! Apparently, more and more people are getting inclined towards working out with a group of people.
Group training consists of more than five people training together, otherwise, it will be called group personal training. It is the leadership technique of the instructor which is the real motivating factor here.
3. Older Adults Fitness Programs
This fitness trend for baby boomers and older adults has made a strong comeback after being on number 9 last year. Since older adults are getting actively involved in taking care of their health and fitness, gyms and fitness clubs are specifically targeting this generation to cater to their fitness needs.
HIIT (High-intensity interval training) had taken people by storm in 2018 and it still continues to maintain its position in the top 3 fitness trends of the year 2019. This type of workout usually constitutes of short bouts of high-intensity training, followed by short bouts of rest.
Although, before you decide to try this workout trends, remember that many fitness professionals have warned the general public that it may result in potential injuries.
5. Yoga Workout Trends
Since yoga has evolved into a variety of different forms like power yoga, hot yoga, and even nude yoga, it has regained its popularity amongst the fitness enthusiasts. The good news is that it has made a come back to the fitness trends list after almost two years.
6. Natural Protein Bars
While protein bars have always been a hit amongst those looking to eat healthy and keep tabs on their calorie intake, it is the addition of all-natural ingredients in the same which is now catching up.
7. Being ‘Sober Curious’ B
Being sober curios basically means that you are well aware of the negative effects of alcohol from personal experience, so you don’t drink it often but only when the occasion really calls for it. Since people are into focusing on overall well being, cutting back on alcohol seems to be in the trend.
7 Best Fitness Trends 2019