Having been involved in the fitness industry for over 20 years it has been interesting to see the different trends and fads come and go. Some new fitness trends seem to evolve based on more current research, whereas others tend to become popular simply because a celebrity decided to endorse it.
Based on the developments I’ve seen in the industry over the last few months, the following are what I predict to be Top 10 Fitness Trends for 2013. Now, not all of these trends are necessarily new, but I do see them starting or continuing to trend this year.
Happy New Year Everyone!
Did you make any new resolutions? I don’t really make New Year’s resolutions per se… I just commit to continue pursuing my ongoing goals. To generalize, these include “personal development, physical development, and business development.” I guess if I were to make a new resolution for this year it would be “don’t sweat the small stuff.”
To celebrate the start of 2013 I decided to jump into the icy cold waters of Lake Ontario with about 700 hundred other crazy people! It was the annual Courage Polar Bear Dip in Oakville. Now that might sound a bit nuts, but it was for a good cause (proceeds went to World Vision), and I enjoy the many health benefits of exposure to cold. Plus after doing it last year in Toronto I found it an exhilarating way to start start the New Year!