Gym Burnout? 4 New Exercise Fads to Try

Exercising on a regular basis is a great way to stay physically fit and also help reduce symptoms of stress and depression. When you are looking to exercise on a regular basis, going to the gym can at some point feel repetitive and mundane. To ensure you stay excited to work out and stay in good shape, it would be a good idea to try a few different types of exercise. There are four exercise fads in particular that can provide you with a great workout and help to mix up your routine.

HIIT 
One of the best exercise fads out there today is high intensity interval training, or HIIT. With this type of exercise program, you will focus on creating very short bursts of energy followed by short periods of rest. This entire interval based exercise program is typically completed in 30 minutes or less. However, the facts of the exercise program continue to be felt for hours afterwards as your metabolism continues to say high.

Yoga
While yoga has been around for thousands of years, people are still continuing to learn about the benefits of it. Today, there are advanced yoga practices that provide the traditional forms of flexibility and prevent and stress relief and also build in cardio and strength-training. This type of exercise is ideal for anyone that is looking for a full body workout. There are yoga studios located all over the country, including high-temperature studios that allow you to practice in temperatures in excess of 100 degrees.

Personal Training 
The use and prevalence of people meeting with personal trainers is also continuing to increase. More and more people are beginning to realize that fitness and health is a very personalized process. Because of this, you need to have someone that can provide you with a full assessment and help develop an exercise plan that will allow you to reach your goals. Meeting with a personal trainer on a regular basis will help you achieve your fitness goals and will also make you feel accountable. Personal training also frequently includes receiving dietary assistance and consultation from a professional dietitian.

CrossFit 
For the past few years, one of the most popular types of exercise programs has been CrossFit. This exercise program is growing in popularity due to the fact that it allows people to get in a great workout while doing a variety of unique exercises. With a CrossFit class, you will be in a classroom with a variety of other people that have common goals. It will be taught by and instructor that will make sure that you are using the right form and getting in as good of a workout and exercise as possible.

Written By Ryan Cooper