The whole world is into fitness. Fitness experts develop more and more exercise fads every year.
Most of them are effective, but some might not be the right program for you or maybe you haven’t found the right one yet.
The good news is that, these experts around the world always find means and ways to stretch out workouts beyond your local gym. Their passion drives them always to come up with so many unique ways to motivate you to drag that body into fitness.
So, get to know what are these fitness craze in different parts of the globe. Learn why many are so hooked with them.
Crossfit defines fitness in a meaningful and measurable ways. This workout are based on functional movements which reflect the best aspects of gymnastics, weightlifting, running, rowing and more; and performed at high intensity.
Spartan Race [Europe, Australia, North America]
Spartan race is an innovating series of obstacle races which vary in distance and difficulty. The race includes fire jumps, barbed-wire crawls, wall climbs and others.
Jungshin Fitness [San Francisco]
Jungshin fitness is a total body workout with Asian influences. It utilizes a unique piece of equipment, a wooden sword, which aids you to work on your muscles in arms, shoulders and core.
This workout combines the high energy of kickboxing with yoga poses.
Bikram Yoga [India]
This type of hot yoga was developed by Bikram Choudhury with a precise 26 poses, two breathing exercises and must be performed within 90 minutes in a heated room (100 – 104 degrees). The heated room is to allow the body to detoxify, relieve stress, increase flexibility and heal pains like arthritis, joint aches, knee injuries, backpains and more.
HIIT [England, Japan, Canada]
High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT) is a very specific training which maximizes every second of your workout. By doing it right, efficient results are expected in muscle-building and burning of fats.
The sequence of this training are warm up period, multiple repetitions of high-intensity workouts then medium-intensity workouts and finally a cool-down exercises.
Bossaball is an exciting sport. It is a mix of volleyball, football and gymnastics with music. It is played on an inflatable court where players will constantly move and jump around.
Parkour is a true functional fitness utilizing your environment – adapting to terrain, familiarity with obstacles and overcoming spatial fears. This should be done in a fastest and most efficient way possible.
It involves both physical and mental strength to figure out a way to traverse an obstacle.