TOP HEALTH AND FITNESS TRENDS IN 2019: EXPERTS SUGGESTIONS

TOP HEALTH AND FITNESS TRENDS IN 2019: EXPERTS SUGGESTIONS

TOP HEALTH AND FITNESS TRENDS IN 2019: EXPERTS SUGGESTIONS

New Year is always desired to be full of new accomplishments and forwardness. So it is in tandem with new fitness whilst wellness with different trends ought to be witnessed. It is with this regard that the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) requested for ranking of the possible fitness trends in this year from more than thousands of fitness professionals whom are employed by commercial gyms, medical facilities, NGOs and corporate health programs. Here is a look of the top in the survey carried out:
1. WEARABLE TECHNOLOGY: In line with the survey carried out by the ACSM, Wearable technology will top the list after its 3rd position in 2018 which is due to the fact that the low-ends wearables are now more accurate. It is obvious that fitness track like Apple Watch and Garmin has flooded the scene and would continue to gain more strength according to experts. We can now see that trackers have improved from simple pedometers to sleek, Bluetooth and mobile devices that can measure sleep, anxiety et al. However, it is truism that trackers may enhance more insights and accountability about a situation, experts has warned that it is important to always be wary of more information; hence you should not be too confident on the wearable product as some of its accuracy is debatable. It is advisable you use it as a guide in your health and fitness plan.
2. GROUP TRAINING: The trend that followed Wearable tech is the group fitness. In most big cities, group fitness studios opening seems to be increase beyond expectation. It is observed that when fitness or exercise is done by a group of people at a specific point, there would be room for inspiration and motivation. Also, group training can lead to much time spent rather than doing that only and it enhance more accountability and willingness. It involves more aspects of exercise with varying levels of intensity. Gyms have also included group training classes with membership template which will serve as a scope to focus on trainer with specific duration. You can join your nearby fitness enthusiasts to stay resolute in your mental fitness this year.
3. HIIT: High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has achieved a remarkable progress in the health and fitness trend for this year. This form of training is all about short style of movements such as jumping, hopping or sprints, and then a little rest. Sometimes, it can take up to 30minutes or less and it helps to push your effort level up to 90-95% of your maximum heart rate. So basically this training helps to elevate the heart rate and it leads to burning of more fat whilst increase metabolism in the body. Although, there has been several indications from trainers that this training tends to cause injury which has made it a mainstay among elite athletes. Recently, it has made it to the trend of fitness and health with positive recommendations. According to Thompson; the associate dean and professor of kinesiology and health at Georgia State University, he said “I think at first we were all afraid that HIIT would lead to increased injuries in the public, but that has not proven to be true”.
4. RECOVERY TOOLS: This form of exercise differs from the previously discussed types due to its focus; with others put more stress on the body, this form is all about how the stress can be relieved. Indeed, rest and relaxation has now become a point of attention to both the trainers and professionals which has been neglected in the past. They’ve now seen how pertinent it is to take time to rest after intense athletic which actually helps to increase the future performance because the body system has had enough time to recover. Therefore, devices like Hypervolt, foam rollers, trigger point balls and services like massage, cryotheraphy and acupuncture will continue to be effective and take front row in the fitness programs.
5. STREAMING WORKOUTS: It is unarguable that streaming workouts would continue to gain attention and improve in its leading role with regards to health and fitness trends. One of its benefits is the convenience whereby those with busy schedule and could not have time to be in physical gym can engage in streaming workouts. Some companies have developed different apps and home devices that can be use for this function. In fact,

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has helped to bring fitness to the fingertips.
6. MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION: The health professionals and experts have recapped the importance of mindfulness on just about all aspect of health. It is truism that mindfulness can have positive impact mentally and emotionally. Also, science observed that it can positively impact on physiology, parenting, nutrition, performance, fitness and relationship satisfaction. Medication is a well known form of gaining mindfulness and this will continue to top list of fitness trend in 2019.

has helped to bring fitness to the fingertips.
6. MINDFULNESS AND MEDITATION: The health professionals and experts have recapped the importance of mindfulness on just about all aspect of health. It is truism that mindfulness can have positive impact mentally and emotionally. Also, science observed that it can positively impact on physiology, parenting, nutrition, performance, fitness and relationship satisfaction. Medication is a well known form of gaining mindfulness and this will continue to top list of fitness trend in 2019.

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