Here are the top 20 predicted fitness trends for 2011 from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
The summer is a great season for getting in shape. Whether by working out, running, or playing a sport, summer is the time for activity.
Dr. Holly Andersen, director of education and outreach at the Ronald O. Perelman Heart Institute at NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, says, "Exercise is the fountain of youth and summer is the perfect time to re-connect with your body."
However, exercising during the warmest season of the year can lead to dehydration, profuse sweating, exhaustion, and even a cardiac event.
Eating whey protein may help build muscle mass even if the whey protein is taken a day after a workout session, according to new international research published in the April 2011 issue of The Journal of Nutrition.