What’s hot and what’s not in the world of health and fit­ness

Irish Examiner - Magazine - - The Maker Up Edit -

Char­coal It’s never been more pop­u­lar to burn your burger as health ad­vo­cates the world over give in to the detox­i­fy­ing qual­i­ties of char­coal.

Wear­able tech From Fit­bits to the Ap­ple Watch, count­ing steps, calo­ries and hours slept has never been more pop­u­lar. Thanks to emerg­ing tech, we are mak­ing ev­ery sec­ond count.

Meta­bolic re­sis­tance train­ing MRT uses func­tional ex­er­cises in a cir­cuit us­ing dumb­bells, body­weight and ket­tle­bell ex­er­cises. Stud­ies have shown that you burn calo­ries for up to 38 hours af­ter a ses­sion of MRT. Bonus!

Fast run­ning It’s all about run­ning at a pace that suits you these days. Forget about dis­tance, and count those min­utes.

Boot camp­ing We don’t want to be shouted at while we ex­er­cise thank you very much, and nei­ther do lots of peo­ple, it seems. Trends are lead­ing towards group per­sonal train­ing ses­sions in lieu of mil­i­tary-es­que classes.

Zumba Bye bye Zumba, it’s been emo­tional.

Those in the know are head­ing to barre classes to hone those pins this year.

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