Every new year brings along an in flux of fitness trends and innovations, so you have to be well-informed in order to know what to pay attention to and explore. So, we’ve prepared a list of our top five fitness trends that we feel will rule the year of 2018.
Boxing seems to have gained quite a lot of popularity lately and we have noticed that more people are incorporating it into their everyday workout routine. This may sound surprising, but if you consider its benefits you’ll understand why. Not only is this activity super fun and a great way to boost your adrenaline levels, but it represents a nice break from exercises that focuses mainly on the lower part of your body.
Group training is not something that we haven’t come across already; however, this year will see this method of exercise increase in popularity. Firstly, we like the idea of this form of workout since you’re led by an instructor who can, along with other members of the group, motivate you to push harder and never give up. On top of that, this type of training offers various options, and you can choose what suits you the best, be that cycling, boxing or even a boot camp.
Technology is developing quickly, so it’s not a wonder that various high-tech gadgets have become an inseparable part of exercising, and the year 2018 will put an emphasis on their usefulness even more. For example, you can try out state-of-the-art heart rate monitors and activity trackers so that you can feel your body and know what it needs. Finally, make sure to compliment these gadgets with some fancy gym wear in order to achieve the trendiest look this year. However, aside from looking great, these cosy clothes will allow you to move freely and exercise more effectively.
It seems that yoga is because even more popular because of the variety of its styles which allow you to show off some creativity as well. On top of that, it doesn’t only focus on your body, but it also trains your mind. Therefore, it’s hard to imagine a more effective activity for all those who want to blow off some steam and get in touch with their inner selves. Finally, you have to keep in mind that good health comes from within, so don’t neglect your soul and mind.
Finally, personal training definitely falls under the category of the coolest fitness trend for the year 2018. And the main reason for this is that you can get assistance from professionals who will make sure that you perform all the exercises in the right way and that you won’t get injured easily. Additionally, fitness coaches are there to show you the latest equipment and introduce you to all the newest trends maintaining your interest in workouts and helping you stay motivated.
Let us know which ones you try out!
About the author
Samantha has a B.Sc. in nutrition, and has spent two years working as a personal trainer. Since then, she has embarked on a mission to conquer the blogosphere. When not in the gym or on the track, you can find her on Twitter, or in a tea shop. She also blogs at Ripped.me