Who said that bodybuilding could not rhyme with recreation? The new 2019 fitness trends show us the opposite. Firming your abs or your belly while having fun, it is now possible!
# 1 EXERCISE TO FIRM THIGHS AND BUTTOCKS
THE FITNESS SURF-SET
The fitness surfset is, as its name suggests, surfing indoors. No need to live near the sea or wait for the waves to enjoy the sensations of the famous surfboard.
The principle is simple, a board is kept in balance with 3 balloons. These serve to stimulate the imbalance of the board by mimicking the action of the waves. Imbalance that allows to emphasize the work of the cladding while soliciting the buttocks and thighs to balance on the board.
Most : This sport is generally practiced in group lessons. This allows you to find a "tropical" atmosphere that really plunges you into the decor of the surf attitude.
The disadvantage : Little known for the moment, a limited number of rooms offer. But you can still purchase your own fitness surfboard.
Ready to emulate a real surfing session without sharks while burning between 600 and 700 calories per session?
THE B BOARD
The b board has many similarities with the surfset fitness, it is simply a simplified version of the latter. Its main advantage is to be more accessible to people wishing to do their workout at home. Practical because the only material needed is an inflatable board . The instability of the board increases abdominal engagement and improves balance.
Also allowing to strengthen the ankles, the B board is perhaps the future of muscle rehabilitation. It is also a good support for practicing Yoga and Pilates .
Training your body to be more responsive to balance is also improving your posture, mobility and athletic performance . It is an excellent weight training exercise that burns between 400 and 500 calories per session.
"B board increases strength and stability for everyone"
Most : Accessible to beginners and experts, it is a very fun sport for all ages.
# 2 WHAT TRENDS TO REFRESH YOUR SIZE
Jump rope is back in fashion and reminds us of our childhood. Make small jump rhythm to tone the body is fun no?
For more information on creating your workouts you can read our article " How to train well with a jump rope ".
Jump rope is the most effective weight training exercise to burn calories and firm up your waist . This exercise also improves venous return and blood circulation.
To make this sport more intense, it is possible to add weighted weight to the ankles.
Plus : Inexpensive, you can practice this sport everywhere, alone or in group lessons.
Be careful though, the intensity and duration of the sessions should be increased gradually to avoid rushing the muscles.
UNUSUAL ALTERNATIVE, THE WIFE-CARRYING
The woman's wear, as its name implies, involves carrying one's spouse on a course full of obstacles and pitfalls. Practicing a duo, the role of the woman here is to balance on the back of his partner.
The plus : The woman muscle all her body and especially the size while remaining in position of cladding during all the duration of the race.
In Finland, where the sport is famous, the winner receives the weight of his beer teammate.
Who said that playing sports and being in a relationship was not reconcilable?
# 3 EXERCISES FOR MUSCULAR ARMS
THE FIT BOXING
Nothing better to unwind from a long day of work than a little boxing workout. Punching, it helps to let off steam.
"Boxing is known to be the toughest of all sports, but it's just a shot at it"
Far from sometimes violent fights, fitness boxing will tap into all the benefits of boxing without reaching the clash. But what is the purpose then?
One hour of training burns up to 800 calories. During the session, the arms, shoulders and upper body are particularly stressed.
Boxing is a new kind of sport, combining intense physical activity with rhythmic music.
Plus : Each session ends with a muscle building session. Ideal for soliciting abdominals and glutes with sheaths. There follows a moment of stretching and recovery to be in shape at the next session.
THE AQUA POLE
The principle is simple, you perform a series of acrobatic figures from the pole dance while subjecting your body to the strength of the resistance of the water. So, with resistance your muscles work harder, while being protected from joint injury and pain.
The aqua pole is the ideal sport to strengthen the arms, because it is they who give the necessary strength to perform these more acrobatic figures than the others.
"In the water, the weight of the body seems three times lighter"
Plus: In the water we feel lighter. Therefore it is easier to make a figure such as the cradle or spin sitting in the water than on the mainland.
With this variant, pole dance is accessible to all!
# 4 ELIMINATE WATER RETENTION
Lymphatic drainage par excellence, practice cycling in pool or pool helps stimulate blood circulation and thus promote the circulation of lymph in the body. The ideal solution for people with heavy or swollen legs.
Allowing our body to burn up to 600 calories per hour, this water sport still preserves the joints and the heart. Indeed, our heart beats 10% slower during an activity practiced in water.
"Half an hour of aquabiking equals one hour of pedaling "
Most : For overweight people, aquabiking is the ideal alternative to reconnect with the sport. Indeed, the weight in the water being reduced, the people have more facility to practice a physical activity than on the mainland.
# 5 WHAT ABOUT HIP GYM?
Electrostimulation , miracle method or fashion phenomenon? This consists of placing electrodes on the parts of the body to be muscled like the thighs or the belly. But beware, it is not enough to connect and land on the couch.
CARVE YES, SLIM DOWN NO
By sending electrical impulses, the electrodes cause voluntary contractions of the muscles. After a few sessions, they seem toned and sculpted. But without food rebalancing, there will be no result on the scale.
IN ADDITION TO SPORT
Electrostimulation can not replace regular physical activity. This can nonetheless be a means to reach its objectives more quickly.
Indeed, practicing sports by wearing electrodes allows to obtain results multiplied by 4 in terms of muscle development.
By using a stimulation device during a weight training exercise, the muscle fibers of depth are solicited and not only those surface as in a conventional exercise.
Tip : Begin with a rebalancing food, electro-stimulation can be useful in a second time to help draw the silhouette and sculpt the muscles already present.
No more excuses with the new 2019 fitness trends. The sport you like is at your fingertips!