“The best way to predict the future, is to invent it.” – Alan Kay

It’s strange to say we are half way through 2019 and what an epic year it had been for the fitness industry. If you’ve kept up with the trends, you’ll already have an idea of hat to expect from upcoming niche brands this year. If not, you can check out the report for FREE here. The report however focused largely on the context of technology and its commercial implications. In this blog we’ll be taking a look at some of the top cutting edge developments in the world of fitness technology and a few brands to keep an eye out for in 2019 with regards to average consumer! So be sure to read on as we’ve got some excellent developments to explore. Let’s get into it:

1. Body Sauna Suit

The first on our top picks is the newly popularised sauna body suit trend. A sauna bodysuit is a a stretchy and flexible item worn to help aid facilitate fat loss for people involved in training. It promotes sweating and increases your metabolism during workout, more often it is tailored to trainer who is serious about their training and wants to take it to the next level. Each brand offers different styles and types of clothing to be worn but in theory they are all using similar, if not the same, technology, you might just need to shop around a bit before you try one out. A good place to start is with is ‘Hotsuit‘.

2. DNA Testing

To some people’s surprise, DNA Testing has actually been an emerging trend for past few years now and is used by more than a few. Though, now in 2019, we’ve seen a more and more brands on the market offering DNA testing for the average training individual. DNA testing essentially uses genetic science technology to help training individuals achieve their full potential. Given genetics plays a much bigger role than simply boosting performance, DNA testing can a useful mechanism to understanding how to leverage the abilities you already have. Brands like DNA Fit are now tackling the effects of preventable diseases–before they creep into families’ lives and helping people understand more about their bodies and make simple lifestyle changes to improve health and well-being. Definitely something worth checking out this year of you want learn more about how you can improve your health and performance this year and especially given that most DNA testing brands offer delivery to your home so you can test at your own convenience.

3. Peloton

As of March this year, there are officially 1 million+ subscribers using Peloton and the company has sold over 400,000 bikes to it’s users. Peloton is essentially a private indoor cycling studio in your own home and accord to their website there are 14 live rides every day to choose from and attend. Peloton has created a cutting edge fitness experience that makes training at home a viable and enjoyable option, with screen attached to the bike, you get to train with a live group and coach for a workout anywhere between 5-60 minutes depending on your preference. Men’s Health have named it “the best cardio machine on the planet”. If you’re interested in learning more about this innovative addition to world of fitness classes, visit the Peloton website for more info.

Digital technology is developing fast and so is the world of fitness technology, it’s bets to keep up to date with what’s new and effective, no one wants to be behind the times. To learn more about trends like these, fitness tips and nutritional advice and more, be sure to look out for our blogs on our blog page or if you are interested in becoming a qualified personal trainer check out our main page for course information and if you have any questions feel free to email us at info@focusfitnessuk.com.

Written by Daniyal Siddiqui.