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2018 Workout Trends

January 17, 2018

Looking to shake up your workout routine in 2018? Check out the predicted exercise trends for this year and find a class or try it out in ROSS off-base apartment for rent!

If you’re in the military, you’re no stranger to putting your body through inconceivable challenges in basic training and beyond. Top exercise trainers and experts have predicted what 2018’s workout trends will be – and some are brutal. Shake up your exercise regimen and try these out in your ROSS off-base apartment or find a class nearby!


High Intensity Interval Training

High Intensity Interval Training, or “HIIT as it’s commonly referred to, is a short but intense full-body workout that’s usually completed in under 30 minutes. According to Men’s Health:

“For instance, you might sprint as hard as you can for 15 to 30 seconds and then walk for 45 to 60 seconds. You’d alternate between the two for a set amount of time.”

These workouts are known for delivering incredible results and are becoming increasingly popular for people looking to burn fat quickly. Some trainers don’t recommend HIIT to clients new to the gym because of the high injury rate – so be careful! There are tons of great HIIT circuits accessible for free on YouTube that are perfect for trying out at home. Try this one.


Bodyweight Training

Avoid expensive gym membership fees and try something a little more primal. Bodyweight training is another 2018 workout trend that’s easy to try in your off-base apartment for rent. Its benefits include isolated muscle movement and increased flexibility. Men’s Health says:

“When you use just your bodyweight, you can work multiple muscles at once and work out wherever and whenever you want. Plus, you have countless moves to choose from, so it will never get boring.” Check out this bodyweight circuit featuring 20 different moves to try at home!



This has been trendy for a long time; but, with the influx of fitness trainer apps, free YouTube videos and websites like, this discipline remains one of the hottest trends year after year. With practices ranging from vinyasa, hot yoga, hatha and even aerial, there’s no shortage of new flows to try in 2018. Plus, the benefits of yoga are far bigger than physical. Studies show people who practice yoga frequently have better mental health. All you need is a mat and the Internet to try out this trend in your off-base apartment! Check out “Yoga with Adriene”, it’s free and it’s right here.

You can find the full Men’s Health list of 2018 workout trends here. If you’re looking for a great off-base apartment with lots of space to try them out in, come by for a tour!