Unveiling Consumer Insights for the New Year – 2024 Fitness Survey Sheds Light on Health and Wellness Trends

Life Time Fitness’s 2024 annual consumer health and wellness survey provides a captivating glimpse into the evolving needs and mindsets of consumers on the path to health and wellness. Life Time Chief Operating Officer Jeff Zwiefel emphasizes, “Personal health is our best defense to live longer and perform better both physically and mentally.”  StretchSource is breaking away from the conventional big-box Life Time concept, offers a boutique fitness community, and meticulously curated experience for members.

For the survey, respondents addressed 17 questions about their health, exercise habits, and other insightful preferences:

Preferred method of workout recovery:

  • 35% said a good night of sleep does the trick.
  • 33.4% hit the sauna or cold plunge.
  • 19.7% get in a good post-workout stretch.
  • 9.4% look to a massage as their preferred recovery.

People’s workout routines break down like this:

  • 50.8% have an equal mix of cardio and strength training.
  • 18.2% admit their workouts were mostly cardio focused.
  • 15.6% focused solely on strength training.

Other notable responses:

  • 36% of people would give up social media forever in exchange for losing 10 pounds. Nearly 6% of respondents would give up sex.
  • 45% said they exercise 4-5 times during a typical week.
  • 62.4% said they typically spend 1-2 hours at their health club when they visit.
  • 45% admit to never stretching, or only for a few minutes per week.
  • 36.2% said they take multivitamins as their top supplement, followed by protein powder (23.6%).
  • 30% of respondents said Dwayne Johnson would be their top pick for a pickleball partner, followed by Jennifer Lopez at 22%.

Regardless of health and wellness goal or objective in 2024, StretchSource offers the ultimate triad of health for individuals of all ages and fitness levels, including private Pilates reformer, Assisted Stretching, and Contrast Therapy (cold plunge + infrared sauna).  Affordable tiered memberships, shareable with friends and family, and discounted service packages make these offerings accessible to all.

About StretchSource®

StretchSource is the epitome of wellness, providing a triad of health programming – Assisted Stretching, Contrast Therapy, and Pilates. With a mission to empower individuals to control their wellness journey and achieve healthy aging, StretchSource caters to people aged 13 to 90 and beyond. The company takes pride in serving individuals of all abilities, including those managing serious neurological conditions like Parkinson’s, spinal cord injuries, and cerebral palsy.