ACSM’s Top Fitness Trends for 2014
For the first time in seven years, a new trend has topped the American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) annual list of fitness trends.
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) was named the top trend for 2014 taking the spot from educated and expereinced fitness professionals. The list was based on a survey completed by more than 3,800 fitness professionals, and the results were released in “Now Trending: Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2014,” an article published in ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal.
Take a look at the top 10 trends for 2014, with analysis from the article.
- 1. High Intensity Interval Training
- 2. Body Weight Training
- 3. Educated and Expereinced Fitness Pros
- 4. Strength Training
- 5. Exercise and Weight Loss
- 6. Personal Training
- 7. Fitness Programs For Older Adults
- 8. Functional Fitness
- 9. Group Personal Training
- 10. Yoga