2015 Fitness Trends Forecast

From the Show: Train Your Body
Summary: Body weight training, High-Intensity Interval Training and Strength Training are a few fitness trends on the latest fitness trend forecast by the ACSM.
Air Date: 10/28/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Walter R. Thompson, Ph.D.
Walter ThompsonWalter R. Thompson, Ph.D., FACSM, is a regents’ professor of exercise science in the Department of Kinesiology and Health (College of Education) at Georgia State University and in the Division of Nutrition (Byrdine F. Lewis School of Nursing and Health Professions), where he also serves as the executive director of the After-School All-Stars Atlanta. He has served on the ACSM Board of Trustees and was twice elected a member of its Administrative Council.
2015 Fitness Trends Forecast
Push-ups, planks, lunges and squats... if you’ve recently incorporated more body weight exercises into your workout routine, you’re part of a growing trend.

The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has announced its annual fitness trend forecast based on survey responses from thousands of fitness professionals.

Now in its ninth year, the survey was completed by more than 3,400 health and fitness professionals worldwide -- many certified by ACSM -- and was designed to reveal trends in various fitness environments.

Listen in as Walter R. Thompson, PhD, discusses the latest trends in fitness training, which include body weight training, High-Intensity Interval Training, Strength Training and Personal Training.