Fitness Trend for 2019

Fitness trackers, smart watches, and other wearable technology make up the top fitness trends for 2019, according to an annual survey of health and fitness professionals published in the November 2018 issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal, an official journal of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). Other notable trends in the 13th annual survey include the continued rise of high-intensity interval training (HIIT), increased interest in hiring certified fitness professionals, and growing interest in workplace health and wellness programs, according to the report by Walter R. Thompson, PhD, FACSM, of Georgia State University, Atlanta, and Immediate Past-President of ACSM.