These 19 Fitness Fads Actually Work

Most fitness fads are here today and gone tomorrow. Shake weights, vibration belts, the ThighMaster—all have seen their 15 minutes of fame.

But some fads have stood the test of time for one big reason: they actually work. From mobile apps and fitness trackers to kickboxing and Zumba, these fitness trends are here to stay.

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Jackie Veling

Jackie Veling is the Fitness and Nutrition Editor for Active.com. She’s passionate about overall wellness and body positivity, and her favorite way to stay active is through running. You can follow her on Twitter.

Jackie Veling is the Fitness and Nutrition Editor for Active.com. She’s passionate about overall wellness and body positivity, and her favorite way to stay active is through running. You can follow her on Twitter.

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