The latest fitness trends from FIBO

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fitness-strength-strong-male blog sizeThe FIBO Global Fitness trade fair was recently held in Cologne, Germany. This event showcases the newest sports and products to industry insiders. Relaxnews rounded up the top fitness trends featured at the show:


This is a combination of Pilates and boxing which are both well-known for their effectiveness in building lean and strong bodies. Classes are held worldwide and run by certified instructors. There are three different types of classes available: Plioxing SSP, a mix of Pilates, boxing, and dance; Piloxing Barre, a combination of pilates, boxing, and barre work; and Piloxing Knockout, which adds plyometric moves to the original workout.


FIBO this year featured the first-ever CrossFit FIBO Summit. CrossFit has been around for a few years now, but there are no signs that it is going to slow down any time soon.

For those who don’t know, Crossfit focuses on functional, high intensity movements based on various different sports, including gymnastics, weightlifting, running, and rowing. Crossfit is a fast and effective way to get fit, but it is not a workout for the faint of heart.


Jumping has been building as one of the latest fitness trends for the last few months. The workout includes users running and jumping on small trampolines, incorporating dynamic movements to improve overall fitness. Jumping is reported to be three times more effective than jogging and uses more than 400 muscles, therefore strengthening the whole body.


Calisthenics involves exercising using your body weight rather than weights to build muscle. Calisthenics can be done anywhere using any type of equipment.

EMS Training

Electronic Muscle Stimulation (EMS) training is a relatively new trend that is quickly gaining popularity. Users wear body suits attached to electrodes that sends electric impulses flowing through the body during a workout to activate muscle groups. Some of the results users can expect to see from EMS training are weight loss, increased endurance, and muscle building.

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