It was a very eventful year.

Here’s some of the top fitness stories of 2019.

Vibrating foam rollers and pliability trainers fly off
the shelves, in large part due to Tom Brady’s
testimonials about their ability to loosen tight
muscles and speed recovery.

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Lateral training was introduced to the mainstream
with The Scoop, an inexpensive mini lateral
trainer sold via social media and television
shopping channels.

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Fitness apparel went green: Adidas introduced
gear from up-cycled plastic ocean waste,
Sundried produced collections made from
recycled water bottles and coffee grounds.

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High intensity interval training (HIIT) remained a
strong trend. What’s next? Low intensity interval
training LIIT classes.

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Bolstered by scientific studies proving its ability to
curb falls in senior populations, Helix Recumbent
Lateral Trainer became one of the top new
products to hit active aging communities
nationwide.

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With over-saturation and competition from the
likes of home fitness giant Peloton, the spinning
craze finally peaks, resulting in steep price cuts
in group classes in top markets.

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Speaking of Peloton, the year’s top fitness story
was the controversial ad that launched a
thousand social media spoofs.

Happy, Healthy 2020!
From your friends at Helix