Recent fitness trends show no sign of flagging as we enter 2016. Yoga and Pilates have evolved into perennials along with step aerobics. Newer trends like boot camp workouts, body weight resistance and gimmicky 5K and 10K races (color runs, mud runs, zombie runs) remain popular. Nevertheless, there are a few new exercise trends competing for your workout time and dollars.
Trade in Boot Camp for Paw Camp Based on the theories that overweight people tend to have overweight dogs, and that workouts are more fun with company, there are up and coming programs that include you and your pooch. Both canine and human diets are overhauled, and both participate in exercise routines that include hiking, running, and agility training/obstacle courses.
Belly Up to the Barre Barre workouts, which are based on the training ballet dancers undergo (the barre is the waist-level railing dancers hold onto while moving through positions), has been building in buzz for several years, but it is really hitting the mainstream now. It hits a couple of sweet spots in current exercise trends: