The survey conducted is used to help predict trends in both fitness and wellness for the following year with responses from those who work in the health and fitness industry, while also identifying fads, or activities/workout styles that are only relevant for a short period.
Highlights of the 2019 annual survey of health and fitness trends included:
1. Wearable Technology
2. Group Training
3. high-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT)
4. Fitness Programs for Older Adults
5. Body Weight Workouts
6. Certified Fitness Professionals
8. Personal Training.
9. Functional Fitness Training
10. Exercise is Medicine
Trends dropping out of the top 20 since the previous survey were circuit weight training, sport-specific training, and core training.