The American College of Sports Medicine has released its top 10 trends for 2015 with Body-weight training taking pole position.
1. Body-weight Training
Body-weight training can be done ANYTIME and ANYWHERE – squats, lunges, triceps dips, planking, sit-ups, pull-ups etc.
2. HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)
These short workouts alternate between short bursts of high energy movements and periods of rest/active recovery. You only need 20 – 30 minutes for an effective workout.
3. Educated and Experienced Fitness Professionals
Exercising under the supervision of a Fitness Professional is becoming more important to exercisers.
4. Strength Training
Strength training can be added to any exercise regime and plays a very important part in posture, bone density, muscle development and even mental health,
5. Personal Training
Exercise is not a “one size fits all” solution. Training with a personal trainer gives you the extra motivation you need to succeed with your goals. Read our other blog articles for some reasons Why you should workout with a personal trainer.
6. Exercise and Weight Loss
The exercise-diet connection is coming full circle with the industry coming to the realisation to maintain health and aid weight loss you can’t do one without the other.
People are starting to realise the effectiveness and the added benefits like relaxation. Pilates is also still grouped under this form of exercise.
8. Fitness Programs for Older Adults
More benefits are being seen as a result of exercise, with the older generation also starting to engage more in training.
9. Functional Fitness
This trend is all about being able to perform everyday tasks like carrying your shopping, lifting heavy things etc. easier with more muscle and strength.
10. Group Personal Training
Don’t like training in big groups because you still want personal attention? Problem solved! 🙂 You can book a MobiGym Personal trainer for your small group or come and join our group personal training classes at our Private Studio
The other trends included:
Corporate wellness programs
Core Training and
MobiGym Personal Trainers can assist you with any of these trends. Contact us today with your specific fitness needs