Most Popular Workout Trends of 2016 You Need to Try

Check Out These Popular Workout Trends

Well, 2016 is in full swing. Looking to change up your routine? Well, check out these popular workout trends that you may want to try. From efficient workouts to support groups, these popular workout trends can help you get results!

Have you tried these popular workout trends?

Are you bored with the same routine workouts you have been doing ever since you can remember?

Do you want to try something new and inspirational? At MyFitnessPal, they noticed a growth in popularity of these three workout trends. Read on about popular workout trends for 2016 and see what they are and how you can try them too:

1. HIIT it

High-intensity interval training, or HIIT, means you can shorten the overall amount of time you spend working out, but you need to give your maximum during each workout.

Do not worry, these intense bursts of activity are followed by periods of rest. The popularity of HIIT lies in the versatility it offers and the results it brings. HIIT is the ideal workout for a busy schedule.

It can be completed in just 15 minutes and still have the effect as if you were jogging for an hour. You can do it during your lunch break, or in the morning, before going to work. Plus, you do not need any equipment for it. You just need to give 100 percent of yourself.

Not only will you burn more fat during the HIIT training session, but you will be burning calories in the next 24 hours, too.

And after 8 weeks of doing HIIT, you will have a healthier heart and your entire metabolism will increase. HIIT stimulates the production of the human growth hormone (HGH), which slows down the aging process.

Since the concept is so simple, you can adapt it to any time and space limitations you might have. However, you will be working hard the entire time, which can be challenging.

You might be in pain, but it is worth it since you will definitely not be bored.

2. Go for the orange

This is by far one of the most popular workout trends. From 2014 to 2015, the number of Orangetheory Fitness (OTF) classes increased by 170 percent. More and more franchise studios are being opened nationwide, so this growing trend is expected to continue in 2016.

An OTF class is a heart-rate monitored training based on the excess post-exercise oxygen consumption effect.

During the workout, the participants go through three stations: first, they run on the treadmill, then sprint on the indoor rowing machine, and then do strength training with dumbbells.

The goal is to get your heart rate in the ‘orange’ zone, which is about 84 to 100 percent of its strength, and keep it there for 12 to 20 minutes. This is expected to trigger the EPOC effect when your body continues to burn calories for up to 36 hours after you are done exercising.

To be able to give your best, you also need proper gym clothing, like Ryder wear sportswear that is designed to optimize your workouts.

3. Find a fitness tribe

Have you heard of fitness tribes? They are simply two or more people who teamed up to achieve some fitness goals together. It is sort of a fitness support group. But this support might be instrumental in keeping your stick with your regular workout routine and helping you reach your goals. If nothing else, it makes working out more fun than doing it solo.

Fitness tribes come in all shapes and sizes, from 2 people to 22,000 people. You can team up with your colleagues, family, friends, or complete strangers who share the same goal and enthusiasm about healthy habits as you do.

Those people can be right there next to you, or a thousand miles away. A fitness tribe is what you make of it. You can do it online or offline, make a flexible or a fixed exercise schedule, include diet plans into it, and give it a motivating name.

As long as you have the key ingredient, which is sharing (experiences, goals, support, ideas), your tribe will get more sustainable over time.


So it boils down to this: are you ready to try something new?

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