Thanks to the inherent use of technology and growing demand for fitness, the fitness industry has transformed a lot throughout 2015. With new devices, training methods and expanding fitness chains, the industry stands to evolve very fast and the best part about it is that we are the ones benefiting from these advancements. Here is a list with some of the most promising fitness industry trends throughout the year so far:

 

Bodyweight training

This type of training is inspired by gymnastics, parkour, and yoga. Expect to be seeing more people making use of anything they find to build their own fitness regime in parks, gyms and even hotel rooms. The best part about bodyweight training is that everyone can easily customise their routine and thus achieve the specific results targeted.

 

HIIT

These intense workouts have become more and more important in the fitness industry the past few years. Being able to fully work out your body at the highest intensity possible for 20-30 minutes in time sensitive lives is now integrated as a lifestyle trend beyond just a fitness trend!

 

Fit Tech Domination

From measuring the pulse to tracking the number of kilometers you ran or numerous tools for the gym, there are tons of electronic devices that successfully complement our fitness routines. With the countless wearable’s already in the marketplace such as FitBit, Jawbone, Garmin and Phone applications, and with the new Apple Watch spreading its domination, be sure to watch this space the next 6 months!

 

Working with a professional

Most of the fitness industry is now progressing towards working with a professional coach or trainer. Engaging with a personal trainer or coach enables fitness goers to maintain the right programs, intensity, diet and technique customised on an individual level. With personal training studios, new gym franchises and popular unlimited class membership platforms it is becoming easier and easier to connect with a fitness professional. Why not use the OneFitStop directory to find your next pro!

 

Group training

This was a trend predicated a few years ago and in 2015 we have seen a huge push for the group training movement. For fitness enthusiasts it means saving money, increasing social interaction and group motivation perks, and still working with a fitness professional that will guide and assist in basically the same ways as one-on-one training. In 2015 we have seen group training emerge in all facets of the fitness industry and many existing businesses change their business models to cater to the mass demand.

 

As you can see, the fitness industry continues to evolve in 2015! We are only half way through the year and have already seen new tech, new workout regimes, new fitness concepts and chains opening up left, right and centre. The best part of all is these new trends and changes are only enriching our physical lifestyles and providing more choice and variety, fit for anyone.

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