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On Trend for 2019

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The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently published their annual predictions for fitness trends in 2019. Merrithew’s programming team is constantly researching cutting-edge exercise trends to create unparalleled programming and an inspired curriculum that has a solid foundation in what actually works in achieving overall fitness and good health.

Our education offering is continually updated to ensure it complies with the latest modern exercise science and is relevant to fitness and health professionals, facility operators and clients. We are pleased to encapsulate the majority of the 2019 fitness trends that consistently make the ACSM fitness trends list, to name a few:

  • Group Training
  • HIIT
  • Fitness Programs for Older Adults
  • Bodyweight Training
  • Employing Certified Fitness Professionals
  • Functional Fitness Training
  • Exercise as Medicine
  • Mobility / Myofascial Devices
  • Outcome measurements
  • Post-rehabilitation Classes

ACSM’s annual fitness trends shift slightly each year, the list shines a light on activities that provide a baseline for creating a healthy, fit lifestyle. Tried and true principles and methods of attaining fitness don’t go out of style.

While important to stay on trend Merrithew takes pride in providing excellence in our education offering. Our goal is to always provide our education partners and their clients with programming that is in demand, safe and responsible.

Check-out the full list of the top fitness trends for 2019 as predicted by ACSM. If there are other fitness trends or programming topics you want to see more of in 2019 let us know in the comments.

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