“….for auld lang syne.”
As the ball dropped and the champagne glasses clinked; many cheered that they would, in fact, reach their fitness goals this year. But now that the confetti has fallen and we’ve all started settling back into our routines, getting to the gym can start to lose its luster. Here are some fresh and fun workouts that took off in 2013 and are still going strong in 2014. They’re guaranteed to keep you on track and on the right path to reaching your fitness goals in the New Year.
Developed by Navy SEALs and practiced by top athletes, this suspension training workout uses your body weight to perform hundreds of exercises which develop strength, balance, flexibility and core stability.
To learn more visit: www.trxtraining.com/
2.) HIIT Training
Only have thirty minutes? That’s no excuse to skip this workout. HITT Training, or high-intensity interval training, maximizes your workout time by using one-hundred percent effort through quick, intense bursts of exercise, followed by short, sometimes active, recovery periods. Bonus: you can do it anywhere!
Spin studios have been have been popping up on land all over lately and now they’re taking a dive into water. Aquacycling started as a massive fitness trend in Europe and is your familiar spin class – but in a pool. Excellent for those who suffer joint pain from traditional land options by providing an impact free workout.
To learn more check out: http://www.aquastudiony.com/
4.) Surfset Fitness
Spin bikes in water and now surfboards on land. Surfset workouts are designed to engage your core & stabilizer muscles and shock the system to create real change inside and out. The workout is 45 minutes of surf-inspired movements structured in intervals to push past plateaus. This workout will have you saying, “Cowabunga!” in no time.
To learn more visit: http://www.surfsetfitness.com/
5.) Online Fitness Work-outs
The old, “I don’t have time to get to the gym,” excuse is getting harder to use than ever with the hottest workouts easily available online.
Physique 57 – The Popular barre-based workout is now sharing 30min cardio blast work- outs online for $5.
Tone It Up - Popular trainers, Karena & Katrina, provide a wealth of health and fitness guidance on their website; including meal plans and daily work-outs to follow.
Yogaglo: An online yoga community that allows members to download unlimited yoga classes for $18/month. No more squeaking into class after everyone is already in their downward dogs.