Share this Story

14 Top fitness trends

Michele Borboa, MS is a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, lifestyle, and pets. Michele is a health and wellness expert, personal chef, cookbook author, and pet-lover based in Bozeman, Montana. She is also...

What's hot/ what's not

The hottest trends in fitness include effective - but fun - full-body workouts, stylish workout wear and functional fitness gear. Here's the skinny - with a little added humor.

What's Hot and What's Not
What's hot/ what's not

What's HOT: Getting a killer full-body workout swinging a kettlebell.

What's NOT: Getting "Killer" as a nickname after using your kettlebell for a full-body assault on your boyfriend's ex.

The nation's premier kettlebell expert Sarah Lurie says for full-body functional training, kettlebells can't be beat. "Each exercise is dynamic and ballistic and taxes most major muscle groups, plus you get the added benefit of strength training plus cardio training." Best yet, kettlebells deliver fast results – and they make every kick-butt workout fun. (Take your aggressions out at the gym and use kettlebells as fitness tools – not deadly weapons.)

6 of 15
New in Health & Wellness

And you'll see personalized content just for you whenever you click the My Feed .

SheKnows is making some changes!

b h e a r d !

Welcome to the new SheKnows Community,

where you can share your stories, ideas

and CONNECT with millions of women.

Get Started