If you want to get fit and stay fit, you must be willingly to keep yourself up to date with the latest fitness trends. Since fitness technology is evolving at a very astonishing high rate, so is the effectiveness. What might not work for someone else, might work for you.
If you keep yourself up to date with the latest fitness trends, you will also never feel bored as there will always be something new to help you achieve your fitness goals. Doing the same exercise or using the same gadget over and over again can get extremely boring sometimes. Without further delay, here are the most likely fitness trends that will envelope 2016.
- Wearable Technology
Most wearable fitness gadgets look great and are very functional. With built-in heart rate monitors and GPS trackers, these gadgets are quickly gaining popularity. Top tech companies like Apple, Jawbone and Fitbit are taking extremely high interest in producing wearable fitness tech. Lookout for smart watches, which will most definitely be the thing in 2016.
- Bodyweight training
Before we invented weights and training equipment, we had nothing except the weight of our own bodies. To build strength, we needed to learn how to utilize our own bodyweight and produce moves that can help us build muscles using our bodyweight. Because most of us have a very busy schedule, we can’t go to the gym every day. To do exercise anywhere, we will have to get extremely serious about bodyweight training. Since bodyweight training does not require any equipment, this will be a very big trend in 2016.
- High-Intensity Interval Training (HIT)
The training is designed for people who do not want to spend more than 30 minutes on a workout. HIT involves combining high intensity intervals with very low activity intervals or complete rest. The end result is an extremely challenging workout that burns a high amount of calories in a very short time. In 2016, HIT will be very popular as the workouts usually do not require a lot of time.
- Strength training
Some people just want a huge body or big muscles! Strength training focuses on building big muscles and this is what most men are after. The internet is almost flooded with supplements and workouts that focus solely on strength training and rightly so, given that this will be something that men will be after in 2016.
- Celebrity trainers
Most celeb trainers attract a lot of people! Not only are most of them experience and educated, they also have strong credentials and certifications. Most of them appear on TV, so training with somebody who is well recognized is itself a privilege.
- Personal trainers
A personal trainer’s goal is helping you achieve your fitness goals. Most personal trainers are experienced and very well qualified. Since you will receive his/hers entire attention, achieving your fitness goals will be a ton easier if you hire a personal trainer.
- Functional fitness
Combine workouts with real life functions and you get functional fitness. These workouts will help you stay fit but at the same time help you carry out your daily routine better!