Worldwide Trends in Health Fitness for 2023. American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) lists findings from their annual survey. Wearable technology (including fitness trackers) remained the number 1 trend. Coming in at #2, was Strength Training, as Home Exercise Gyms dropped to 13th. Third top trend was Body Weight Training, pushing Outdoor Activities to 6th place. Fitness for Older Adults came in at #4, followed by Functional Fitness at #5. Online training dropped to #21 (from 9th place last year), as the pandemic waned. Online training – clearly pandemic related – dropped from 1st place last year, to #9. Survey sent to personal trainers and other health fitness professionals; 3% response rate (more than 3,500 responses). Published Jan.-Feb. 2023 issue of Health & Fitness Journal.