Fitness is one of the things that today’s generation care about a lot. While there are people who like to ignore the fitness trends, there are many others who are actually fitness freaks. And it’s because of them that the year 2017 had witnessed a few new fitness trends. Now, though the year has almost come to an end, this article will focus on the top 5 fitness trends 2017 had witnessed.
Fitness tracker or activity tracker, which falls under the wearable technology category, is nothing new to the modern world. However, its only 2017 that gave a boost to this technology. So what is the use of such a wearable gadget? Well, they are used to record energy transformation going on within a human body. Besides, they help to track activities such as cycling, swimming, dancing, doing household works, etc. They keep a track of your heartbeat rate, records the deviation of heartbeats, and produce a result. So people utilized these devices to set goals and achieve them in the year of 2017.
Online fitness classes
Just like the wearable fitness gadgets, the concept of online teaching methods isn’t new either. However, it was only in 2017 that people started to take advantages of online classes to learn yoga, bodybuilding, fitness tips and tricks, etc. As people have realized the benefits of online teaching, they embraced technology and made their life easier. This method of learning bodybuilding and yoga is popular mainly in the western countries, but it is expected to spread around the developing nations in 2018.
Hybrid training classes
What is hybrid training classes? Well, they are the fitness classes where you get to practice different exercise forms on different days. Here, people learn almost all the basic exercise forms without enrolling themselves in specific training classes. As the hybrid classes offer opportunities to learn different exercise forms such as Zumba, aerobics, cardio, yoga, stretching exercises, etc. they rose to popularity in the year of 2017. And there’s no way this trend would die down in 2018.
Demand for certified professionals
There used to be a time when people would learn exercises and bodybuilding techniques from the muscular people. But with time, people looked forward to the certified trainers. And 2017 saw most people seeking training from professionals who are certified in yoga and bodybuilding training. So there had been a huge increase in demand for such trained professionals.
The year 2017 saw a rise in the number of people getting trained in outdoor gyms, i.e. under the open sky. No longer do people prefer their own home for exercises. Instead, outdoor areas are most preferred as they offer different exercising opportunities such as rock climbing, jumping, lifting, etc.
While the world embraced new fitness trends in the year 2017, you can also adapt to these trends if you want to gain strength and muscle. Not only will these exercise trends help you grow stronger, but will also help you stay healthy in the long run.