The top ten fitness trends predicted for 2013 are as follows:1. Educated and certified fitness professionals The need for experienced and certified fitness professionals is on the rise. In the US for example, jobs for fitness workers are expected to rise faster than that of other occupations, according to the US Labor Department.2. Strength training In the no. 2 slot for second year in a row, strength training will be a strong trend for men, women, kids and seniors.3. Body weight training It uses minimal equipment and includes push-ups and pull-ups.4. Children and obesity Another major trend will be exercise programmes for kids struggling with weight issues. Schools are incorporating several exercises to help kids combat obesity.5. Weight loss exercise Also a popular trend, people continue to exercise to help lose weight.6. Fitness programmes for older adults Fitness programmes for seniors will be popular.7. Personal training More attention will be paid to certification of personal trainers and using their expertise in community-based programmes, corporate wellness and medical fitness programmes.8. Functional fitness Functional fitness uses strength training to improve balance, coordination and endurance. 9. Core training It focuses on strengthening stabilising muscles of the abdomen, thorax and back.10. Group personal trainingIt allows personalised fitness at an economical cost.