The Biggest Fitness Trends for 2019

Fitness trends are different from fitness fads. A trend is a change in the current situation or behavior of people. A fad is a fashion that is taken up with enthusiasm for a brief period of time.Here are some of the main fitness trends for 2019.

Wearable technology is expected to be a major trend for 2019. Making long-term predictions on tech isn’t easy. However, many people enjoy using wearable devices right now as a way to help with weight loss.  Wearables are doing more than just tracking your steps.  New technology will let you track your diet and dietary sports supplements as well.  This is expected to be the top trend of 2019.

Group Fitness sessions are on the rise with no sign of slowing down. Online training sessions and offline fitness boot camps are efficient ways for trainers to train many clients. This is also becoming popular because of the interaction between the clients. Communities can be built from these groups. Sometimes, the trainer doesn’t have to go out of their way to do it. With the advancements of apps and social media, many people find group training easier to stick to compared to training alone.Competitions are another trend that is gaining popularity. In the past, only bodybuilders, strongmen, and professional athletes enjoyed competitions. However, amateurs of all ages can now train with the goal of competing against others.

Corporate Fitness will continue to become important. Many companies are working to increase the fitness level of their employees. Some companies collaborate with local gyms to offer discounts to their staff, while some of the larger firms and corporations install state of the art fitness centers.

Senior citizens are working out more than ever. This results from easy to use equipment better personal trainers and the emergence of group fitness.

Body-weight exercise will continue to be popular for how efficient and time-saving it is. High-intensity interval-training is one form of body-weight exercise that is trending. It can be done at home in less than 30 minutes.

Last but not least, certified personal trainers will be in high demand with many people looking to improve their health. Gyms and clients are expected to use trainers more and more, in spite of recent technological developments.

Reference
https://journals.lww.com/acsm-healthfitness/Pages/articleviewer.aspx?year=2018&issue=11000&article=00006&type=Fulltext&fbclid=IwAR0iPKF3ys3GNj4vxn78YA07AGQW6oS_ufYR3znpJs-fUrt1ffr4sV9LM7I

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