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The future of fitness
It’s 2023 and the idea of a smartwatch is a prerequisite, especially if the plan is to raise your own fitness regimen bar.
That is the first notion of a fast-changing landscape when factoring in the idea that gyms and fitness are fast evolving in definition and overall equipment.
The future of exercise gyms will largely be impacted by the advancement of technology in every aspect of fitness.
Gyms are moving into offering tools and equipment that use a more personalized, engaging and more convenient workout experience and that’s exactly where the future heads towards
This expected transition will come with its sacrifice, which may be an increase in fitness adherence rates, as more and more people become health conscious.
The period of transition or jump to the next platform for the gym industry will all depend on how quickly the fitness industry can adapt to the incoming shift in all things fitness and the overall landscape.
Technology continues to advance into a future where exercise and gyms will be characterized by a significant transformation in both the way people gym and the equipment they use.
The type of incoming technology is set to enhance accessibility, personalization, and the overall exercise experience leading to improved fitness outcomes.
The next step
There will be changes in the future. Here are some precipitated incoming changes, as the world introduces smarter tech to help record, increase, and monitor exercise regimens.
Virtual and augmented reality integration
If you don’t know Meta is on the fast track to capitalize on this one industry. Products such as the Ocolus Pro 2, are on the market to jump onto to how seamlessly integrated virtual fitness worlds will be.
Imagine virtual trainers, and group sessions with people from around the world, an enhancement that will impact many physical gyms as the world shifts.
The ability to explore virtual fitness worlds, interact with virtual trainers and participate in group workouts is not something coming but a reality that is available in 2023.
Personalized workouts through Artificial Intelligence.
The advent of AI is fast entrenching itself on all platforms including the ability to adapt and analyze individual health data, fitness levels, and goals.
With standard information, AI-powered workout platforms can generate personalized exercise routines tailored to each user’s unique needs.
As those needs and preferences change, so does the updated information facilitated by AI powered software. AI-powered software is well inclined to maximize results while reducing risk or injuries.
Gym at home
As tech evolves we can expect more and more health enthusiasts to shift and migrate to their own spaces for a heart rate pickup.
Wearable tech bonus
Wearable technology or wearable fitness devices will become more sophisticated with sensors and biometric tracking capabilities becoming better at not only monitoring heart rates, steps, and calories but also providing real-time feedback on how to optimize performance.