These days, health isn’t just something we focus on in January as we chase New Year’s Resolutions. Health and wellness have been a growing global phenomenon now for years, and this mega trend is not going anywhere. Rather, it’s having an impact on many other aspects of our lives, from how we work, to what we eat, to how we travel (and more).
With that in mind, here are five wellness trends that Fedhealth says you should watch out for in 2018:
The Great Outdoors
Diane Teles is a physiotherapist and strength and conditioning coach based in Johannesburg and she says that outdoor fitness events are booming. “From trail running to obstacle courses and long-distance mountain bike races, the beautiful South African outdoors is where it’s at!” comments Teles. People are forgoing the sanitary conditions of the air-conditioned gym and choosing instead to get out into the nature that surrounds them.