ACSM's (American College of Sports Medicine) annual worldwide fitness trends survey has launched. We're excited to find out what next year holds with the continual rise in High Intensity Interval Training and Free Weight Training but also the rise in technology-based workouts.
The Top 20 Fitness Trends Coming in 2020:
- Wearable Technology
- Group Training
- Free Weight Training
- Personal Training
- Exercise is Medicine (EIM)
- Bodyweight Training
- Fitness programmes for older adults
- Health/Wellness coaching
- Employing certified fitness professionals
- Exercise for weight loss
- Functional fitness training
- Outdoor activities
- Licensure for fitness professionals
- Lifestyle medicine
- Circuit training
- Work site health promotion/workplace wellbeing programmes
- Outcome measurement
- Children and exercise
To know that the more traditional ways of exercising such as; circuit, group training and functional exercising are still ranking solidly in the top 20 globally proves the popularity amongst fitness enthusiasts and professionals but also suggests the levels of results that these methods of training give to individuals.
From this data, we can now get a better understanding of what trends are more likely to be ‘fads’ and which ones we can take on board and integrate into our routines – inevitably giving us stronger results.
Which trends have you tried? And are there any you’ve never heard of before?
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