THE FITNESS INDUSTRY TRENDS IN 2021

Covid-19 Pandemic has impacted every industry from various perspectives. The fitness industry has been no other exception. People became concerned about their fitness while staying at home during lockdowns more than ever and followed online fitness trends. This caused industries to face drastic changes. Fitness Industries came up with the idea of virtual training, mobile fitness apps, online training, wearable technologies like smartwatches, fitness trackers, GPS trackers, heart rate monitors, etc., and HIITs(High-Intensity Interval Training).

Let’s dive in and explore the trends...

#1 The most popular Trend of 2020 and 2021


Outdoor activities like cycling, walking, and hiking was voted the most trending in 2020 and 2021. Outdoor exercising was voted as the best way to stay fit by 59.1% in the year 2021. Also, women respondents voted it as the best by (19.0%) in comparison to men (14.1%). 49.9% of gym members said that outdoor exercise is their best way to achieve their fitness goals in 2021, a 39.4% increase from the start of 2020.


#2 Online Fitness as the best way to stay fit in 2021


The covid-19 Pandemic has left us with the option of online fitness, and people are also moving towards online fitness more than ever. Fitness enthusiasts started working out from home while working from home. This has led to online fitness programs like virtual training, video sessions, etc.


#3 At-home fitness equipment


The year 2021 has highly witnessed the usage of at-home equipment. The percentage of active adults who find at-home fitness equipment as the best way to stay fit has increased by 49.6%.



How ZealSchedule comes into the picture?


Besides this advanced technology, people are tending to move towards online fitness programs. ZealSchedule, with its third-party integrations like Zoom, Google Calendar, etc., makes the scheduling more efficient, customizable, fully automated, and mobile-friendly. Online fitness content, courses, classes, and subscriptions experienced growth as the best option to achieve fitness goals in 2021.



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