The top 10 fitness trends for 2013

Want to shake off your holiday-fuelled bad habits and wipe the fitness slate clean for 2013? The American Council on Exercise (ACE) has revealed their annual selection of fitness trends for the new year. Here's what to expect

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1. More qualified trainers

Seeking a qualified personal trainer in 2013? You might be spoiled for choice. In November 2012, CNN Money and ranked personal trainer as the 18th best job to have in the United States. On the heels of this announcement, ACE reports that the fitness industry is growing, and people looking for qualified trainers will benefit. “The average person will have more access to qualified professionals than they would have had 10 years ago,” says Lisa Workman, a CSEP-certified exercise physiologist in Edmonton, Alberta. “You can be certain that most facilities will have qualified people.”

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