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10 Crazy fitness trends of 2017

Posted by Sophie Saint

Deck the halls, it’s nearly the end of 2017! Christmas is now a hazy wine-soaked dream and a whole new year looms ahead... and we've all got that same question on our lips: Where the heck did the year go? Whilst the year may have flown by like usual, there have been some crazy fitness trends in 2017 that have had us baffled, in stitches laughing... or super keen to give a go.

From yoga with numerous species of animals to insane partner workouts, there were plenty this year that made us gawp! As we've all got festive chores and duties as long as our resistance bands, we're going to keep it brief... dive into our top 10 crazy fitness trends of 2017 and see what you might give a go in the new year. 


10 Crazy fitness trends of 2017

1. Animal Yoga

Dogs, goats and even horses - you name an animal and there has been some kind of niche yoga class with them! Kicking off our top 10 crazy fitness trends of 2017, we bring you some of the cutest/strangest.

Horse Yoga


Bunny Yoga


Dog Yoga


2. A new spin on Spin

You thought your Spin class would just involve cycling? Think again....

Karaoke Spin


Disco Spin


3. Twerking workouts!

Twerking actually is a fitness class - shake yo thang and tone up at the same time to awesome music! Available on MoveGB in London.

Twerk Werks


4. Group Fitness

Those that workout together, stay together... try these with your squad and you'll quickly find out who the weakest link is.


5. A workout to battle those winter blues

Don't be S.A.D. this winter - try out a class which brings a bit of sunshine into these dark and drab winter days.


6. Boozy Yoga Sessions

Like a tipple? You a wine lover or a beer fanatic? No matter what you drink, there's a yoga session to match... good luck with those one-legged tree poses after a few though.

Wine Yoga


Beer Yoga


7. Anti-Gravity Yoga

Damn, sometimes doesn't gravity just get you down? Virgin Active brought about a new class which people went nuts over. Try anti gravity yoga and swing to fitness! Available on MoveGB. 


8. Swing Burpees

A perfect example of how you can fit in a workout wherever and whenever - have you given the swing burpee challenge a go?


9. Bungee Workouts!

Get bouncing and flying through the air with cool bungee ropes! Dip, dive and soar through your sweaty sessions - just look at how these movers and shakers are flying.... 



10.  Epic BFF workouts!

2017 was the year where we found our workout buddies and put them to WORK. From double-decker planks, to hair-raising bicycle movements - be sure to get your bestie to join in the fun next year and do some pretty cool moves in your sessions. Get some inspiration below! 




There were so many to choose from and we LOVE that everyone's getting a little crazy and inventive with their workouts. There's so much variety now in the fitness industry, you're bound to find something that will float your boat!

Glean inspiration and motivation from these epic fitness trends, and get ready for the new year. We're sure it's going to be just as fun!

So from all of us here at MoveGB, have a very Merry Christmas and a glorious new year! See you on the other side....

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Topics: Fun stuff

Written by Sophie Saint

Sophie Saint

Exercise used to always terrify me, until I was forced to face it head-on with an impending surfing trip. I entered the world of MoveGB and never looked back.... Yoga, gym sessions and the odd round with a punchbag opened up my eyes to getting active and feeling awesome from it! Travelling, social media and blogging are what I love both in and out of work. And Turn'd Up dance has become a serious obsession now...

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