High Intensity Interval Training Named the #1 Trend!!

Monday 03 March, 2014 at 11:15 am HUNGER4FITNESS Comments Off on High Intensity Interval Training Named the #1 Trend!!

Woohoo, HIIT has been named #1, which is the same science based program design used by Hunger 4 Fitness since 2011. The American College of Sports Medicine has released its list of fitness trends for 2014, and high-intensity interval training tops the list. High Intensity Interval Training made its first appearance on this list this year. Its appearance in the top spot on the list reflects how this form of exercise has taken the fitness community by storm in recent months,” said Walter R. Thompson, Ph.D., FACSM, the lead author of the survey. Click Read More

The survey, now in its eighth year, was completed by 3,815 health and fitness professionals worldwide (many certified by ACSM) and was designed to reveal trends in various fitness environments. Thirty-eight potential trends were given as choices, and the top 20 were ranked and published by ACSM.

The top ten fitness trends predicted for 2014 are:

1. High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT): HIIT, which involves short bursts of activity followed by a short period of rest or recovery, jumps to the top of this year’s list. These exercise programs are usually performed in less than 30 minutes.


2. Body Weight Training: This is the first appearance of this trend in the survey. Body weight training uses minimal equipment making it more affordable. Not limited to just push-ups and pull-ups, this trend allows people to get “back to the basics” with fitness.


3. Educated and Experienced Fitness Professionals. Given the large number of organizations offering health and fitness certifications, it’s important that consumers choose professionals certified through programs that are accredited by the National Commission for Certifying Agencies (NCCA), such as those offered by ACSM.


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Free Fitness Coral Springssource: http://www.acsm.org/about-acsm/media-room/news-releases/2013/10/25/survey-predicts-top-20-fitness-trends-for-2014


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