A few months into the year, and 2022 is just heating up. With the recent Omicron variant impacting the first few weeks of the new year, gym-goers are beginning to emerge in greater numbers from their winter hibernation and getting more serious about their fitness journey, especially as warmer weather approaches.
As they do every year, several fitness industry organizations have created rankings of 2022 fitness trends from surveys and other research. Here are five reports—in no particular order—you’ll definitely want to check out.
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM): Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2022
Les Mills: 10 Key Fitness Trends for 2022
Mindbody: 2022 Mindbody Fitness Trends Report
SCW Fitness Education: SCW Trends in Fitness
While each report differs in the details, all the lists have something to offer for club operators and fitness professionals. The reports covered in this article do not contain IHRSA research and IHRSA does not receive compensation of any kind.
Keep reading for a summary of the most notable rankings as well as where you can find the full reports.