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Cryotherapy emerged around 2015 as a recovery method for elite athletes.

I stood semi-naked in a futuristic metal chamber filled with -120 degree Celsius air, and I’d do it again anytime

I tried full-body cryotherapy, which involves standing semi-naked in a chamber full of sub-zero air for 3 minutes. Here's what it was like.

Personal trainers and health nuts are cashing in working as influencers as people flock to Instagram for fitness inspiration

Many people have turned to social media for personable faces who will share intimate stories from their own journeys through health and wellness.
Are we hitting peak boutique?

Pressures are mounting for boutique fitness companies — and experts say we’re beginning to see casualties

There are signs that growth is stalling for some of the biggest players in the market including indoor cycling brands, Flywheel, and SoulCycle.
I went to an urban sweat lodge in Brooklyn to see what the sweating trend was like.

I spent 55 minutes in a boiling hot infrared heat bed watching TV at an ‘urban sweat lodge.’ I almost didn’t make it through.

I went to an urban sweat lodge in Brooklyn, New York to spend 55 minutes sweating in an infrared heat bed, but it was a lot harder than I expected.
Barry's Bootcamp in Miami Beach.

Fitness brands are taking over their fans’ lives

Fitness companies have evolved from run-of-the-mill gyms to full-fledged lifestyle brands, appealing to Americans seeking new forums for community.
The company offers a version of its streaming service for customers who don't own its machines.

Streaming is causing a fitness revolution — and it could redefine gyms as we know them

With Peloton filing for an IPO and Equinox launching an at-home SoulCycle program, it's clear that at-home streaming workouts are having a moment.
Spirulina gives the Vanilla Blue Sky smoothie its color.

Smoothie chains and gyms are teaming up to cash in on the retail apocalypse

Gym brands like Planet Fitness and Lifetime Fitness are opening in abandoned Sears and Macy's as the retail apocalypse sweeps America.

Fitness has exploded into a nearly $100 billion global industry as more people become obsessed with their health

Consumers are engaging with fitness and wellness companies more than ever before. Today the global fitness industry is valued at nearly $100 billion.