4 Fitness Trends To Lookout For In 2014

woman doing pull upHappy 2014, all! With the start of the New Year always comes new ways to help you get fit. 

From improved exercises to new gadgets, there are a few next-big things in the exercise and wellness world worth knowing about. Find out how to use these new fitness trends to help reach your goals faster:

Express & Intense Workouts

The increasing need of the population to get fit faster stems from the phrase: “train smarter, not longer.” This New Year you can expect to see more “express” style workouts to get your fitness in faster and more efficiently. Workouts such as P90x and other DVD videos are popular along with high-intensity interval training style classes such as Tabata. If you’re looking to get a quick workout in, try our Werkouts Of The Day!

Nutrition Is Center Stage

People are becoming more aware of what they put into their bodies nowadays. According to Sandy Todd Webster, editor in chief for the IDEA Health and Fitness Association, “if you can teach a person how to eat well and stop putting unnecessary additives and chemicals into the body, their system will breathe a sigh of relief and start metabolizing the way it’s meant to.” Therefore, there will be a good chance you will start seeing more nutrition-based offerings like food and diet coaching in 2014.

Gyms Go Digital

I’m sure this comes as no surprise to most, but online training is climbing up the ranks in popularity. Look out for many gyms launching online platforms. Don’t forget to checkout our Youtube channel for great workout videos!

Wearable Devices

We have begun seeing numerous different types of fitness gadgets on the market from the Nike Fuel Band to the miCoach Smart Run by Adidas. These devices are no longer seen as a sign of a health and fitness junkie because they are being worn by people who want to move a little more and feel better. Watch out for more evolving technology for your fitness needs!

Catherine Mendez

Catherine Mendez is the Editorial Assistant at Lucille Roberts. With a B.A. in Journalism from Quinnipiac University, writing is her calling. A born New York City gal, Catherine is a social media lover and runner (when it’s warm out). A magazine hoarder, hopeFUL romantic, and avid list maker, she is looking to polish up her yoga skills. Catherine never parts with her iPhone so follow her: @cathjmendez

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