Yes, the epidemic is progressing, albeit with some glimmer of hope in a very long tunnel. However, there is a unique movement that is gaining attention and future ideas. The “wellness renaissance,” as it was coined, has emerged over the past year. How is that? Our collective approach to wellness is being reimagined, and all for the better. Individually and as a community, we personalize and improve health and wellness.
according to Thorne ReportWellness is the new ‘cultural currency’, and some key tips have emerged: Maintaining physical health and boosting immunity is a must. Plus, the bittersweet outcome of the pandemic is that we’re finally raising the mental health conversations. in addition to, Health Report 2021 Highlights the critical sleep and stress cycle. When we feel stressed, we usually don’t sleep well. And when we can’t sleep, we become even more nervous – a pernicious symbiotic relationship.
So, what’s the good news? a lot! First, let’s take a peek at some of the promising stats and facts from the aforementioned Thorne report.
- Most individuals (89%) have attempted to improve at least one area of their health, with Millennials (95%) leading the way.
- Health and wellness coaching is one of the top five ways to exercise relevant for 18 to 39 year olds.
- Personal training increased by 3% compared to pre-Covid numbers. Increased personal training for Generation Z has also been reported from the generation prior to the pandemic. Furthermore, personal training helps clients achieve their fitness goals. In fact, 83% of active consumers who exercise face to face with personal trainers meet or exceed aspirations. Finally, 26% of consumers said they joined a gym to work out with a personal trainer.
- Millennials are on the move seriously! More than a third of active gym users are millennials.
Results? Brick and mortar me, please! We crave personalized workouts, a sense of community, and group fitness classes – all found at our favorite gyms (including yours really). Returning safely to the gym has been prioritized and reimagined. The fallout from the pandemic is a shift to self-care, with exercise as a catalyst for not only physical, but mental health. Plus, having fun while breaking a sweat is an intrinsic motivator, and a sense of accomplishment is pivotal as well.
What does all this mean for You are? Although it’s still a great option, we’re tired of virtual workouts, home treadmills, and bikes. So when you come to VASA, you will find top-notch services, the best personal trainers, and truly inspiring group fitness programs. If a healthy renaissance means better training, more fun, and a heavy focus on mental health, we’re all in!