Top Fitness Trends For 2014

Apple looking to hire experts to help create fitness products

Other multitasking movements: Stand on one leg while brushing teeth or do squats to build muscles and improve balance while drying hair, or dance while getting dressed. A bracelet that tracks exertion throughout the day (fitbit.com; nikefuelband.com) can be a good partner for this approach. Fusion fitness Katie Ann Rosen http://www.sbwire.com/press-releases/p90x3-reviews/sbwire-455028.htm Kitchens, editor-in-chief for FabFitFun subscription fitness boxes (fabfitfun.com), expects fusion classes to build momentum. “There are so many hybrid yoga classes aqua yoga, SUP yoga (stand-up yoga on a paddle board), YAS (yoga and spinning), Koga (kick boxing and yoga) and people really like them. It’s a great way to combine cardio, strength training and balance.
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Plank to palm: Lower to forearm plank, elbows under shoulders, forearms straight out in front of you, feet hip distance apart, knees off floor. Try not to swivel hips during movements. Raise up to regular plank position, right hand, then left hand. Lower to forearm plank position, right forearm, then left forearm. Switch sides.

The role will need to apply relevant knowledge to the design of products and their testing/validation through user studies. What type of product could Apple be cooking up? A few candidates come to mind, but a smartwatch is certainly near the top of the list. The much-rumored iWatch would be a logical choice to record and track your health and fitness, especially as you walk, jog, or exercise.
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Four Digital Trends Redefining Fitness in 2014

Crossfit to Fight

Online Competitions Turn Fans into Athletes. Whether youre a Fran fanatic or the ultimate WOD hater, its increasingly tough to deny CrossFits maturation from fringe fad to mainstream fitness juggernaut . (Many p90X3 workouts would happily call it the worlds most workout-conscious cult.) A key component of that growth has been the CrossFit Open , the worldwide qualifying round leading up to Julys Reebok CrossFit Games . Last year saw over 140,000 competitors post their scores and workout videos to an online leaderboard, and this years Open which starts February 27th is on pace to easily eclipse that mark.
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