The year 2020 has changed a lot of perceptions and decade-old working methodologies. As the lockdown was imposed which was something, we never experienced brought a lot of changes to the way one works and looks at their personal life.
The lockdown and restriction on outside movement gave us more time to spend with our respective families and ourselves. This changed the perception and reality in a lot of ways, and it was witnessed that maximum population became aware of the importance of fitness and a good and healthy physique, its importance for a good and sound body, boosting optimism and confidence in one’s mind and leading to overall growth and enhancement in the standard of living and person’s overall energy, personality and productivity. This has not only brought the fitness industry into recognition but also brought new trends that are lifting the potential of the industry and benefiting the people as well.
Fitness Industry, the industry of the future.?
Due to the safety norms of social distancing, hygiene factor took key importance in the year 2020 and it was maintained throughout even in the gyms, thus gyms started following these norms and hygiene standards in 2021. As many people were in their homes during the year 2020, their concern over fitness and health made them inclined towards fitness apps that support and help meet their desired fitness goals.
Thus, online applications are attracting a lot of users and attention. Also, the trend of working in the outdoors started gaining momentum and started proving to be a viable alternative to working out in the gyms, etc. for maintaining fitness and overall body health. There was a change in orientation towards health as compared to fitness, as fitness focuses on building strength but the year 2020, has focused more on the overall health of an individual and thus, shifting the fitness orientation towards a holistic health orientation.
As there is a rise individualization in all areas of life, the Fitness industry is not behind with people being more inclined towards individual fitness, growth and progress. This sparked the number of all-round fitness studios. This caters to people of all ages, especially targeting senior citizens, their fitness and overall health with tailor-made offerings to lure them and provide best-in-class fitness solutions. The upcoming trends are invoking a sense of change in the overall definition of fitness and inclusion of mind training integrated with body training. This gives rise and more popularity to already existing forms of workout and exercises, such as Pilates, Yoga, Mental training, etc.
Remember, a workout is 80% workout and 20% nutrition.
The year 2021 has seen a merge of sports and fitness, which has been one of the most important integration in the Fitness industry which has changed the overall face and functioning of this industry. We have seen a formidable switch to home workout methods and plans, and also more and more people using cycles to travel the surrounding areas and also for other purposes, etc. Thus, the changing trends in the fitness industry are not only revolutionary but also hold a promising future and possibilities in the future.
As it is said that health is wealth and if one does not have sound body and mind, it not only impacts one’s personal but also professional life, leading to less energy, less productivity, low self-esteem, and of course a weak body and mind will attract all types of illness and diseases. Thus, it is highly important to take care of your fitness and overall health and change with the changing trends and also strive to become the best version of yourself.
“A man too busy to take care of his health is like a mechanic too busy to take care of his tools”