According to the American College of Sports Medicine, push ups, pull ups, chin ups, dips, lunges and planks will become the most prevalent fitness trend in the coming year.

There will be an increased emphasis on improving our aging population's functional strength that is developing and maintaining the ability to continue easily performing life's everyday tasks.

Not only does standing burn more calories than sitting, the Mayo Clinic says it decreases your vulnerability to a cluster of conditions that includes increased blood pressure, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels.