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Top 10 Workout Programs People Searched for Last Week

photo of group Zumba workout classSo last week was the 1st week of the new year and, as usual, millions of people jumped online searching for effective weight loss and fitness info. Early January is new year’s resolutions time, after all, and by far the #1 resolution worldwide is lose weight!

Recently Mashable released a very interesting article that listed the top 10 most popular workout/exercise programs people searched for in the Yahoo search engine last week. It has a few new programs we hadn’t heard of, which was kind of a surprise.

Here are the 10 most searched for fitness programs for the beginning of 2014:

1. CrossFit — Awesome high-intensity workout and one of our favorites! It has exploded in popularity over the past couple of years but, for many people, it’s a bit “too much”… at least at first!

2. Yoga — The classic “Eastern” ¬†wellness workout that’s almost always popular.

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Animal Flow Exercise: The Next Hot Workout Trend?

Animal Flow workout in a parkThe “Animal Flow” system is a relatively new type of bodyweight training that involves jumping around like a crazy, drunk monkey in your local park.

OK not really but… well, actually… yes, really… kind of.

It’s marketed as a ¬†“primal” workout that combines “animalistic” movements, gymnastics, Parkour, and even break dancing moves into one very, very strange unique workout. It’s a total body workout, usually done outdoors, designed to be fluid, intense, creative, and fun.

Some are predicting Animal Flow workouts to be one of the next big things in fitness in 2014 and beyond. It is, apparently, already very popular in some places.

We love bodyweight training as well as free-flowing workouts that allow you to derive maximum pleasure while you’re exercising. Not really sure if Animal Flow is going to catch on everywhere but we definitely plan to give it a try sometime soon!

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