THE TRENDY 10
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ACSM’S Top-10 Fitness Trends for 2017 1. Wearable Technology
2. Bodyweight Training 3. High-intensity Interval Training 4. Educated and Experienced Fitness Professionals 5. Strength Training 6. Group Training 7. Exercise Is Medicine 8. Yoga 9. Personal Training 10. Exercise and Weight Loss