| Oct 26, 2015
ACSM Reveals 2016 Fitness Trends, New #1
Are you tracking your running mileage, calories burned or average heart rate using a wearable device? The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced its annual fitness trend forecast and, for the first time, exercise pros say wearable technology will be the top trend in fitness. The results were released in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016: 10th Anniversary Edition” published yesterday in the November/December issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal®.
Now in its tenth year, the survey was completed by more than 2,800 health and fitness professionals worldwide, many certified by ACSM, and was designed to reveal trends in various fitness environments. Forty potential trends were given as choices, and the top 20 were ranked and published by ACSM, including a few new additions to last year’s list. The full list of top 20 trends is available in the article.