It’s easy to fall down the rabbit hole when you start browsing the Internet so I’ve rounded up what I think are a few interesting bits of fitness news for you.
This first item caught my attention because I’ve decided to sign up for yoga teacher training next spring. Be Well Now, the yoga center I write a monthly newsletter for, is offering the training by a well-known St. Louis teacher. While my intention is to teach and add it to my future ‘toolbox’ of skills and training, I also decided to sign up because I want a better understanding of anatomy and physiology and a deeper connection with my practice.
Vanishing caloric density. That’s the term scientists use to describe “melt in your mouth” sensation that tells your brain you haven’t eaten enough, so you keep on eating. Junk food companies are masters at this and five other ways of creating cravings for the junk.
Want a glimpse into the future? The American College of Sports Medicine’s annual survey of fitness trends is out. Now in its eighth year, the survey was completed by 3,815 health and fitness professionals worldwide. High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) made it’s debut on the list as well as made the top of the list. More than just a list of exercise types or classes (i.e, Zumba) it also has such trends fitness programs for older adults and kids and worksite wellness programs.