The year 2020 has given us so many challenges; the most important among those is the challenge to maintain health. Due to the global pandemic and lockdown restrictions all around the world, the need to take care of health has become quite important and challenging by staying home.
Exercise is not only healthy for the body but also the mental benefits are immense. Experts have also observed the increase in sex drive explained by individuals who have been active in their exercise and workout routines. So, there is simply no reason not to engage in daily exercise. Do it for your mental and physical health.
So how can a person take care of their health without leaving the confines of their home? With many people staying at home without any access to gyms, fitness trends have changed dramatically.
Here are the top fitness trends that you can follow in 2021.
- Home gyms
It’s easier to stay fit staying at home. Since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people stated that they’re more interested in at-home exercises than ever before.
By the end of 2021, it is anticipated that most people will start at-home workouts, transforming their living space into home gyms. You can get in a good workout result without buying expensive equipment. The average expense of gym equipment is considerably less than gym membership fees. So, buy pair of exercise bands and dumbbells and you can make your home gym any way you want.
- Apps for exercise
Technology has advanced in so many ways one cannot even anticipate. What if we tell you that you can do workouts and exercises without buying pieces of equipment and spending a single penny? Well, it is possible thanks to Smartphone apps. There are many smartphone apps out there that guide you through whole workout sessions and exercises you can do at home. Some apps even track your fitness regime strictly just like a fitness instructor does. Apart from apps, you can access Youtube videos and start your workouts any time of the day you want.
- Luxe indoor gyms
If you can afford it, you can buy high-end gym equipment and machines and make a separate indoor gym in your home. Exercise machines such as elliptical, treadmills, row machine and stationary bikes are all the rage right now. If you wish to invest in your exercise equipment, search for affordable and long-lasting machines that benefit you in the long run.
- Wearable devices
Wearable exercise devices have been in business for a decade but until recently has their sales soar higher. It is predicted that by the end of the year 2022, at least 900 million people will invest in wearable devices. People rely on these devices to show information about their sleeping habits, health, recovery and insights related to workouts such as how many steps they have walked in a day and even how much water they have consumed in a day.