Looking Beyond COVID: The Shifts Ahead in the Physical Activity and Fitness Markets

Looking Beyond COVID: The Shifts Ahead in the Physical Activity and Fitness Markets  The GWI’s most recent research report on the global wellness economy includes a complete update on the six-sector physical activity market: fitness ($77 billion), sports and active recreation ($200 billion), mindful movement ($30 billion), fitness technology ($49.5 billion), sports and fitness equipment ($105 billion), and sports apparel and footwear ($293 billion). It…

Just Released: 2022 GWI Initiative Trends Reports

2022 GWI Initiative Trends Reports The GWI Initiatives have just released individual reports identifying the key trends impacting their sectors. From an explosion of regeneration projects to artificial intelligence applications in aesthetic health arenas to telemedicine, the grief gap and wellness-at-home—the annual trend reports just issued from the many GWI Initiatives are rich with insights.

June 2022 | Ready

Authored by Renee Moorefield, member of the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) Advisory Board and CEO of Wisdom Works Group As leaders of The Wellness Moonshot: A World Free of Preventable Disease, we are up to a bold challenge together. We’re guiding something that has never been done before—a moonshot that requires us to step into leading new wellness possibilities. How can we personally ready ourselves for…

Strong Link Between Even Modest Physical Activity and Lower Levels of Depression

A new metareview published in the highly-respected JAMA Psychiatry reveals that even modest exercise (less than recommended by public health guidelines) can have a major impact on mental health. Just 2.5 hours a week of brisk walking was related to a 25% lower risk of depression–and the biggest benefits were seen when moving from none to some activity (rather than moving from moderate to high…

MUST-READS FROM THE WELLNESS WORLD (May 18th, 2022)

What Dinner Will Look Like in the Next 100 Years, According to Scientists (and Sci-Fi Authors)Rejuvenation of woman’s skin could tackle diseases of ageing – Bon Appétit, April 26, 2022  The food industry is preparing for major disruptions to come, brought on by forces such as climate change and changing demographics. The resultant innovation is widespread, and concerns seeds, farming practices, technology, water, distribution, and…