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14 Top fitness trends

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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: Wearing stylish micro-fiber workout wear.

What's NOT: Leaving your workout looking like you're ready to enter a wet T-shirt contest.

Los Angeles-based certified personal trainer Josh Love, owner of Joshua Love Fitness, says "When it comes to fitness wear trends, it seems that less is more, but not necessarily in terms of how much clothing a person is wearing but what fabric said clothing is made of. Cotton has been kicked to the curb and replaced with micro-fiber fabrics that are lighter, absorb perspiration, and last longer. Some of the latest brands are Lululemon, UnderArmour, Hardtail, Nike Dri Fit, and Splendid." Save your cotton T-shirts for lazy Sunday afternoons in the hammock.

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