10 most unusual kinds of fitness
Classes with a pram on spring shoes that mimic the atmosphere of the punk-rock concert and other amazing exercise. In the ranking of Forbes - 10 original trends in modern fitness.
In recent years, major Russian cities a wave of interest in the sport and a healthy lifestyle. More and more people prefer the noisy party the opportunity to get a good sleep and in the morning to go for a jog. Bicycle gradually acquires the status of a full-fledged urban transport. When you move to a new area is taken into account that it contains not only the school, or shopping center, but also a fitness club. last choice is so great that they have to literally fight for the visitors, offering them all the more unusual types of training.
Fitness heels - Stiletto Fitness
Comic races among girls in high heels are held for a long time, but the fitness heels - a relatively new invention. He has appeared in Italy, and in record time gained a huge amount of fans. Stiletto Fitness, on the one hand, develops good posture and strengthens the muscles of the legs, on the other - developed vestibular apparatus. As a bonus - a seductive gait. However, the method is likely to maintain the form: those who suffer from excess weight, often more difficult to walk in shoes with heels, not to mention the fact, to make them uprazheniya. So for fatties Stiletto Fitness threatens to become a real torture. And in general doctors refer to this system with suspicion and consider it to be traumatic. They also remind us that lover of shoes on the heels suffer from arthritis and varicose veins.
Fitness for recruits - Fitness Boot Camp
Training bring tangible results only to those who visit them regularly. Therefore discipline fitness plays a big role, and adherents of the system Fitness Boot Camp know this better than others. Fitness Boot Camp is a kind of boot camp, get in that can be anyone - even if it is because of their age or sex is not considered a military service. Employment, usually led by former officers. Their task - to make a person exceed their physical abilities, jump over your head. Coach Fitness Boot Camp gives no commands, and orders, and often - in a raised voice. For greater reliability in shape is replaced by a camouflage, and exercises are performed not in the hall, and on the street - regardless of the weather conditions. The program of the Fitness Boot Camp also includes self-defense skills training and just fighting techniques.
Callanetics - Callanetics
Callanetics is often called gymnastics awkward postures. The complex, invented American Callan Pinckney, includes several tens of stretching exercises and muscle contraction. The performance of each of them involved the whole body at once. In this case, the legs, arms and back at times be so bent and be turned out that the voltage starts ringing in the ears. Moreover, the challenge is not only to take a certain position, but also to keep it in one and a half minutes. No wonder that for classes Callanetics there are many contraindications, since asthma and ending with poor eyesight. Some experts even insist that this system is only for experienced athletes. No one, however, does not prohibit the practice callanetics lightened scenario. On the other hand, a full workout replaces seven o'clock shaping, and 24 hours of aerobics.
Fitness trapeze - Jukari Fit to Fly
Jukari Fit to Fly - the result of collaboration Reebok and Cirque Du Soleil. The impetus for the creation of a new trend in fitness has served a survey conducted among residents of 25 countries: the vast majority of them are aware of the benefits of fitness, but only a quarter regularly attended training. The reason for this wing is not in laziness, and lack of interest: the respondents claimed that the slopes and push-ups are catching up on their boredom. With Jukari Fit to Fly fitness classes are transformed into an exciting game. All exercises are performed on special equipment - is attached to the ceiling trapezoid FlySet, which can withstand the weight of 150 kg. In fact, this variation on the theme of the circus air gymnastics. It is unclear, however, why the developers Jukari Fit to Fly decided to bet on the female audience: men probably also want to fly.
Punk Rock Aerobics - Punk Rock Aerobics
Musicians say that live performances take a lot of power, and at a concert, you can lose a few kilos. The audience, too, have a hard time: two o'clock jump on one place harassed as much class step aerobics. This fact inspired the American Khilkov Mancini and Maura Jasper to create a Punk Rock Aerobics program, which is based on the imitation of human behavior on punk rock concert. The participants of the training are invited to shake their heads, playing the guitar, pushing, screaming, and all this - the music of The Ramones, Stiff Little Fingers, The Misfits. HELCOM and Mora regularly conduct field studies in various US cities. The cost of a single visit does not exceed $ 10. Those who want to continue to train on their own, can buy the book, which outlines the basics of Punk Rock Aerobics.
Meeting with a prayer - Body Gospel
Making tenth approach to the trainer, amateur athletes often whispered: "Lord, help!" Supporters Body Gospel system have every right to offer prayers aloud - right in the classroom. Body Gospel can not only reset the hated extra weight, but also to find a solution to their religious feelings. Ideologist of the program, Donna Richardson Joyner said: to lose weight, you just need to believe that God will help you do it. The rest - will follow. Advances in improving his mind and body are inspired not only the radiant smile of Donna, but hymns performed by a professional choir, which serve as a soundtrack for training. Body Gospel creators pay attention to the psychological aspect, saying that a man tormented fruitless struggle with excess weight, their program makes it clear that he is not alone.
The hopping fitness - Kangoo Jumping
In the circus kangaroos come out to the ring with boxing gloves - to the delight of the audience, and in fitness centers people spend hours jumping around the room in order to lose weight. During training the system Kangoo Jumping burned twice as many calories than when running. Stress on the joints, on the other hand, is reduced through the use of special shoes, which gave the name to this type of fitness. Kangoo Jumps boots resemble roller skates, to the base of the wheel which is not fastened, and a special spring mechanism. At first glance they appear to be volatile, but the instructors insist that master the safe movement of equipment on Kangoo Jumps can be a matter of minutes. Buying shoes jumpers will cost 8-10 thousand rubles - depending on the model. According to the manufacturer, springy shoes sustain employment at any povehnosti - from asphalt to sand.
Fitness with a stroller - Stroller Fitness
Young mothers can not always find the time to make the exercises, not to mention a trip to the gym or yoga. Now they have the opportunity to work on her figure with a baby in her arms. I mean, not arms, and in a wheelchair. Stroller Fitness involves the use of wheelchairs as sports equipment. Based on it, women make tilts, squats, kick their feet and even squeezed. To be admitted to employment, you must provide a medical certificate stating that the birth took place not less than six weeks ago - otherwise the training can be hazardous to health. For lessons in the hall suitable conventional stroller. Those who are going to practice Stroller Fitness on the street, it is worth to buy Stroller Jogger - a carriage on the high soft wheels. It is so stable that it can be run, and in this case the child will not throw up on each mound.
Karaoke bar - Cardioke
The new fitness trend called Cardioke born at the junction of cardio and singing karaoke. I came up with Billy Blanks Jr. - the son of the legendary American fitness guru, inventor of tai-bo system. Blanks Jr. - a successful dancer who starred in music videos of Madonna and Paula Abdul. Cardioke lessons from the look somewhat comical: a group of people dancing to hits in the style of hip-hop and sing along at the same time. It would seem that could be easier? However, in order to accurately carry out the instructions of coach, you must have at least a well-developed respiratory system, not to mention the sense of rhythm. Otherwise, even the shortest verse will be given with difficulty. The efficiency Cardioke indicated by the fact that a typical session lasts half an hour: during this time Blanks Jr. manages to bring the "test" to the point of exhaustion.
Street Fitness - Thug Workout: Fitness From The Streets
Not everyone can afford to buy a subscription to a fitness club. Those who want to keep in shape in austerity mode, suitable Thug Workout Program: Fitness From The Streets. Street Fitness - is a system of training on the equipment, which you can find at any playground: horizontal bars, ladders, slides. In the course are even fences and skeletons of unfinished buildings. It is believed that Thug Workout is an excellent preparation for future parkurschikov. Official video tutorial Thug Workout was written on the initiative of the staff of the American music label Ruff Ryders Entertainment, which is promoting the rap and hip-hop artists. Black trainers give instructions in the language of the New York ghetto, and to understand them is sometimes difficult even English-speaking, so supporters of Russian street fitness can only copy the movement.