Burpee/push up combo just not cutting it? It’s time to nix the stale workouts and completely overhaul your training regime. Enter: the American College of Sports Medicine.
They’ve scoured the globe to find the hottest fitness trends for 2018. So, put these on your must-try list and prepare to sweat.
2018 is almost over has everyone resolving to be better which typically involves living and eating healthier. So if last year’s workouts weren’t giving you the results you wanted, it’s the perfect time to switch up your routines and maybe start a new one.
the Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2018
An instructor in front of a brightly lit room? That’s so 2017. Going forward, expect yoga studios with sound baths or spinning classes adding virtual reality into the mix. It’s elevating a workout beyond a plain space and transforming it into a journey using lights, imagery, and storytelling along with music to pump you up or cool you down.
This is nothing new but with people strapped for time, live-streamed group classes will gain even more momentum. It’s also a way for trainers to connect with their clients who can’t make it to the gym. Oh, technology.
Workout? Pfft, how about rocket Because that’s what you’ll be doing in this high-energy, cardio jam session, which is equal parts sweating and drumming.
There’s something satisfying about getting your sweat on while learning to bob and weave and throw a one-two punch. Combat training, whether at home, in a private gym or a group fitness class, is nothing short of awesome.
There are new unique ways to flow, from aerial yoga, yoga on paddleboards, even goat yoga. No, really. So if regular yoga wasn’t challenging enough for you last year, take your practice beyond the mat.
For those who need to also focus on their inner selves, classes that focus on breath work will teach you how to be more present and mindful, which will only help fuel other workouts.
Barre uses a combination of ballet-inspired postures combined with yoga and Pilates movements in a workout that will have you using muscles you didn’t know — or forgot — you had.
Mind and body exercises will teach you about body awareness, muscle elongation and core strength.
Think high intensity at a high speed. This cycling workout that generally takes place on a stationary machine with a heavy, weighted flywheel will have your body screaming. Pedal to the metal, baby.
Short for the much more intimidating High-Intensity Interval Workout, HIIT is a great way to work out when the time is limited. It might be short on time but you won’t be short on sweat.