Too many fitness choices, so little time. The many offers out there can some times leave you wondering, I’ve done this, what is next? And it doesn’t help that these days there are too many TV ads pushed to our faces, offering us the next best slimming or fitness aid. What I like to do is try to keep my fitness regimes fresh so that I don’t get bored. I prefer to look at what is realistic and what suits my personality. If you liek high energy exercises, go for workouts carved out for adrenaline junkies, if you like to avoid the weat but burn the calories, by all means go for a long walk. It’s the consistency and healthy eating that counts most.
Here are 5 fitness trends that everyone is obsessing about in 2017, find out any of them has your name on it and whether there is one like them in your local area:
Boxing has officially gone digital! Try The Boxx Method, an online workout programme to shift that weight. It offers a series of 30-minute videos of choreographed sequences which you can conveniently do at home or anywhere.
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Try ‘Hydro’ a circuit class at the Virgin Active gym or a spin class at AquAllure in the Crowne Plaza London Docklands which is said to help you burn around 800 calories per class. Don’t forget SwimSanity which has many locations across London.
Competitive heart rates
An extension og Fitbit, this workout is the perfect heart-rate training for those who like to pump things up. It involves finding the heart-rate ‘zone’ where your body best burns fat and is the focus at cult US club, Orangetheory Fitness.
For those who like climbing for fitness, this is the next best step. In this you’ll be scaling walls and jumping off rails, if it looks like fun,m it’s because it is! Parkour is already officially being recognised as a sport by Olympics officials. A must try for the adrenaline junkies.
Simulating a competitive boat race, you could be rowing in a room full of competitive rowers and burn tons of calories whilst doing so. And if you know your gym equipment, you’ll know that the rowing machine provides total body workout. Metabolic London, a back-to-basics functional training studio in Mornington Crescent, London – just introduced the capital’s first ever boutique group rowing class. If you love rowing or like some competitive sport, this is the place to be.