Fitness Fads of 2017 You Won't Stop Hearing About

This time of year, the gym is a jungle. Those New Year's resolutions of getting in shape have not worn off yet, and it is almost impossible to get a machine at the gym. On top of working out, it seems as if everyone is on some new diet trend.

Want to break your old fitness routines? Here is a list of fitness fads of 2017 that you wont stop hearing about:  

Live-stream fitness classes

The days of actually going to a workout class are over thanks to technology of course. You can bring a high-energy workout class with hundreds of others right into your living room. You can sign up for a live-steam fitness class on You can also live stream workout classes on Facebook Live.

Fitness Trackers

The trend of fitness trackers or wearable fitness technology is only growing. With more and more brands creating new trackers, everyone will soon be obsessed with how many steps they take in a day. Fitness trackers can also read you heart rate, GPS routing, give you reminders, and so much more. Hop on the fitness tracker bandwagon so you can compete with your friends outside of the gym.

PureBarre Group Training

PureBarre is a group training exercise that focuses on a using a ballet barre to preform small repetition movements. Barre workouts will continue to thrive in 2017 because many people like group training workouts rather than an on-your-own gym session. App State Group Fitness offers a barre class, so try it out for yourself! 

Exercise Apps

With the help of technology, once again, you can get the best workout from your smartphone device. There are so many exercises apps out there that help you get your best body. Some of the best apps are Couch to 5k, Fitnet, Sworkit, and Nike + Training Club. Try a couple apps to decide which one works best for you. Once you find your app, stick with it and track your progress.

 Wellness Coaching

Fitness is just as much of a mental game as it is a physical one. Along with a personal trainer, many people have a wellness coach to help you set goals and achieve them. Wellness coaches are there for you to talk to when you are craving that box of Oreo’s. Wellness coaches also provide insight to disease prevention and what you can do to lower your risks of health complications.

Meal Prep

Meal prep isn’t just a fad, it’s a movement. From young 20-something’s to women in their 50’s and 60’s, people are hooked on the idea of “meal prep.” Meal prep helps you prepare the meals you want to eat for the week so you don't indulge in fast food and unhealthy snacks. Meal prep doesn’t only make you feel good about your food selections throughout your week, it is cost effective and is becoming social media trendy. Taking the time to prepare a whole week's worth of food is something to brag about, right?

Haven’t tried some of these fitness fads yet? Now is the time to experiment with what works for you and your fitness goals. Break your old routine of doing the same workout at the gym and get hooked on the latest fitness fads of 2017.