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Fitness Trends

Old Fitness Tools Get Trendy Upgrades

Reuters | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living

By Dorene Internicola NEW YORK, May 12 (Reuters) - Dumbbells, medicine balls and jump ropes have once again taken center stage on the ...

Everything You Wanted To Know About The Latest Exercise Trends

Posted 11.10.2013 | OWN

By Corrie Pikul We decode CrossFit, Tabata -- and the other fitness buzzwords you've been hearing. As a reminder, always consult your docto...

Fitness Trend Forecast: What Workouts Should You Be Doing (or Not)?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 11.03.2013 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

The fitness industry is a lot like fashion, where old trends come back into vogue but usually with a updated twist. If it's tried and true, and there's research to back it up, it will be back or here to stay.

We Tried It: Zen Bootcamp

Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 08.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Carolyn Gregoire

The hour-long workout classes are not for the faint of heart: After a short meditation in child's pose, it's a non-stop, high-intensity cardio and strength-training workout. But don't let the word "bootcamp" scare you away: The class is just as playful as it is intense.

Hate the Gym? 11 Crazy Alternatives to Get in Shape

Marlo Thomas | Posted 06.24.2013 | MarloThomas
Marlo Thomas

When it comes to physical fitness, I've always opted for the tried, true and traditional. I'm perfectly happy with my light weight-training and a good jog in the park. But apparently I've been missing out on a whole new wave of inventive, fun and sometimes hilarious workout routines -- from "aerial yoga" to "booty ballet!"

In Defense Of CrossFit

Russell Berger | Posted 05.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Russell Berger

In his recent critique of CrossFit, Blogger Matthew Basso succeeds in warning readers of an alarmingly dangerous, unorthodox, and ineffective fitness program. The only drawback to Basso's article is that he critiques a program that doesn't exist.

What To Expect In Nutrition And Fitness For 2013

Posted 01.01.2013 | Healthy Living

No one can know exactly what the year ahead will bring. But those who work in and monitor the fitness industry can make some pretty good guesses. ...

Katherine Bindley

Why More Women Are Getting Down In The Mud

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Bindley | Posted 12.10.2012 | Healthy Living

When Lauren Mundell and her friends planned a girls weekend in Mount Snow, Vt., last May, they chose to spend part of it watching one of the most inte...

Six Unique Ways to Get Slim Outside the Gym in San Francisco

offMetro.com | Posted 12.22.2012 | San Francisco
offMetro.com

Fear not, physically fettered friends. Exercise can (and should) be enjoyable, and fitness has become incredibly creative. Here are six ways to get out of San Francisco (and out of the box!) with our favorite creative workouts in the Bay Area.

A Perfect Combination Of Exercise And Fun

Matthew Basso | Posted 11.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Matthew Basso

Stand up paddle boarding is in my top three of favorite outdoor workouts. It's such a versatile and functional tool for fat burning and body sculpting, depending on the type of workout you're looking for; you can manipulate your time on the board to focus on core work, strength, or even endurance.

3 Hot Fitness Trends of 2012

Rachel Cosgrove | Posted 05.09.2012 | Healthy Living
Rachel Cosgrove

Every year, there are new trends in fitness. Some last longer than others. Some are more effective than others, making them more than a "trend."

5 Exercise Trends

Delia Lloyd | Posted 06.12.2012 | Healthy Living
Delia Lloyd

I'm always keen to learn about new strategies for keeping we mere mortals healthy. To that end, here are five new trends in exercise.

Fitness and Obesity Trends to Watch for in 2012: It's Not a Small World After All

Carole Carson | Posted 03.11.2012 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

By 2020, four out of five of your friends, coworkers, family members and neighbors will be overweight or obese, and half of them will be diabetic or prediabetic. Today's reality, however, does not dictate the future.

20 Fitness Trends For 2012

The Huffington Post | Meredith Melnick | Posted 01.05.2012 | Healthy Living

It's 2012, you've made your resolution and got that new gym membership. Now what? A survey of more than 2,600 fitness professionals conducted by the A...

McFitness: Are Fitness Classes Going the Way of Fast Food?

Jill S. Brown | Posted 12.29.2011 | Healthy Living
Jill S. Brown

These types of classes I'm talking about are known as "pre-choreographed." It's the same concept as McDonald's. Wherever you go to and take this particular class, you'll be getting the same exact routine anywhere in the world.

What's Hot and What's Not for Spring Fitness

Jill S. Brown | Posted 06.04.2011 | Home
Jill S. Brown

Now that it's time to shape up before you ship out on your vacation, what's going to get you into shape as fast as possible? A look at the fitness trends for 2011 may be a good place to start.