Below herewith - in no particular order, are
the top fitness trends that fitness experts and authorities have
identified to have a major impact on the Singapore fitness scene for
As the Singapore economy continues its
remarkable recovery post-recession, group-based training will continue to
be the “in-thing” for most fitness enthusiasts. Many will rely on group
training to stay fit and keep motivated, while socializing with others and
saving on costs.
Martial-Arts Type Workouts
MMA (Mixed Martial Arts), Kickboxing,
Body Combat, Tai-Chi and other integrated forms of martial-arts fitness
workouts will continue their rise in prominence as more people come to
embrace them as part and parcel of their fitness routine.
The wellness fever will continue to grip
Singaporeans in year 2011 and there will be a rise in demand for wellness
services like lifestyle management, nutritional counseling, physical
therapy and even meditation classes.
Outdoors Fitness Sessions
More and more people are now beginning to
appreciate Singapore’s all-year-round tropical climate and the benefits of
the Great Outdoors, such that many are actively bringing their fitness
workouts outdoors. Expect to see a rise in outdoor fitness boot
camps, small-group training and individual outdoor fitness workouts
throughout the parks, beaches and nature reserves of Singapore.
Exotic Fitness Dance Classes
Exotic fitness classes like Pole Dancing,
Belly Dancing, Aerial Hoop/Silk Classes and Zumba will dominate the
fitness scene in 2011 too. With increasing participation in these exotic
forms of fitness pursuits, Singaporeans are shedding their prudish image
to show the world that they are all set to embrace new and exotic branches
of fitness wholeheartedly!
The proliferation of iPhones, iPads,
iPods, Wii Fit etc have led to more Singaporeans using these technological
gadgets to help them plan their workouts, track their progress and even
personalize their fitness routines via the countless applications offered
by these high-tech devices.
Though the above list is not meant to be exhaustive, we firmly believe
that they represent an accurate picture of the emerging fitness trends in
Singapore for 2011.
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