Fitness Trends 2011 by ACSM are in: Strength training, Core Tops, Pilates out. Is Pilates a fad?
Back to the basics. Strength training with weights it is absolutely the most important exercise program. Not only extensive studies are showing physical results but also cognitive testing. According to the American College Sports of Medicine in their annual report of the upcoming fitness trends, strength training is on the top. This report is made by interviewing over 19,000 professionals in the field. To see what are the Main strength training benefits, please click here
According to the report, Is Pilates a fad?One of the most surprising findings, experts say, are the trends that have been knocked off the list for 2011 – balance training, stability balls and Pilates. Pilates suffered the worst fall, disappearing after a ninth place place in 2010.
“It appears from this survey that Pilates may not have been a trend at all but may be considered a fad in the health and fitness industry,” said Thompson. “Next year’s survey will either embrace Pilates as a trend or will answer this question.”
The top ten fitness trends predicted for 2011 are:
1. Educated and experienced fitness professionals.
2. Fitness programs for older adults .
3. Strength training. to read more trends and the rest of this fascinating report click here
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