With a new year comes opportunities, a fresh look on life and a clean slate. Become the best version of yourself with these health and wellness FINDS. With cleanses, fitness classes and more, you’ll be eager to branch out of your comfort zone and flex some new muscles. Here’s to you Memphis — go get your health on!
Hit the reset button on your diet with a juice cleanse. It has been shown to detox and cleanse the body, boost immunity, supplement weight loss and increase energy, mood and mental focus. Take your pick of juice reset packages — from the Essential Reset that comes with six juices for $35, the Juice to Dinner that comes with six juices, including one with probiotics, for $40, and the Core Reset that comes with six juices and a kale quinoa salad bowl for $45 — at I Love Juice Bar.
Looking for a quick bite that is actually satisfying and healthy? Look no further than the B-B-Q Bowl. With roasted spaghetti squash marinated in local barbecue rub, roasted sweet potatoes, kale, sweet corn, purple slaw, fresh-baked croutons, Charlie’s Select Rendezvous barbecue sauce and cashew ranch, your taste buds will thank you. Get this delicious bowl for $10 at City Silo Table + Pantry.
Have your cake and eat it too! With tasty smoothies, shakes and teas, you can have all the deliciousness with less guilt. Pictured is a lemon blueberry shake with 24 grams of protein, low carbs and low sugar; pomegranate-orange tea with only 15 calories and no sugar; cranberry aloe that optimizes gut health and improves energy. A “meal” includes a tea, a shake and a “shot” that boosts some aspect of your body’s health. Choose the meal that’s perfect for you for $13 at Nutrition Hub.
APPAREL AND GEAR
On running shoes
Function meets fashion. Whether you’re a marathon runner or just want comfort while running errands, On Swiss Performance tennis shoes will have you feeling like you’re walking on clouds. Find your favorite style and mix of colors for men and women, ranging from $130 to $200, at Oak Hall.
A companion for the style-savvy woman who is constantly on the move, this Vooray Alana neoprene duffel is great for errands, workouts and more. Complete with a shoe bag, phone pocket and a sweat bag, there’s no denying this dynamic carrier meets the needs of a healthy, on-the-go lifestyle. Find it for $84.99 at Hot Yoga Plus.
Supportive sports bra
Find next-level support with a sports bra that is customized just for you. With the exact fit in a bra that provides both comfort and support, taking on workouts as well as everyday errands is a dream. Find this bra, along with other styles and colors, starting at $58, at A Fitting Place.
DETOX & REPAIR
Relax, replenish and rejuvenate with dry salt therapy. This is a natural treatment that has been known to aid in detoxifying the respiratory system, healing skin conditions, promoting better breathing, sounder sleep and overall wellness. It has also been known to help relieve allergies, asthma, snoring, ear infections, stress and the list goes on. Get a single session for $20 or purchase other packages and memberships for varying costs at Better Bodies Yoga.
Give your body a metabolic boost and better circulation for pain management, athletic performance and general health maintenance with ultra-low temperatures with cryotherapy. In just three minutes, the chamber has been scientifically proven to reduce inflammation and help treat injuries. Get a single session for $50 or purchase a package or membership for varying prices at Flow Performance and Recovery.
The Sweat House
Relax in your own sweat suite for 30 minutes while your mind and body rejuvenate. This infrared sauna has a number of benefits such as weight loss, stress reduction, pain relief, lowering of blood pressure, improved circulation, cellulite reduction and more. With many packages and memberships, one of them is sure to fit your schedule and budget. The most popular “Refresh Package” is four standard sweats a month for $59 a month. There are also unlimited packages that start at $180 a month, sweat packs that begin at $150, week passes for $99 and single sweat sessions that begin at $30 at The Sweat House.
HIGH INTENSITY WORKOUTS
Enjoy 60 minutes all to yourself, all broken up into four 15-minute intervals, at SHRED415. No workout is ever the same, and by combining running technique drills, you will burn 500 to 1,200 calories each class. Oh, did we mention they also have childcare? With specials running often, you can get your first month unlimited membership through January for $99, along with other class packs and single sessions for varying prices at SHRED415.
SHED Group Fitness
Kick off your year with high intensity interval training (HIIT) group classes and personal training. With each 50-minute class, you will experience a high-energy challenge tailored for all fitness levels. Each day brings on a new challenge while focusing on a certain muscle group. Membership pricing is $165 for monthly unlimited, $112 for eight classes a month, $99 for a five-class pack, $189 for a 10-class pack, and $300 for a 20-class pack at SHED Group Fitness. Training sessions are also available with a single session beginning at $50.
Revolutions Bicycle Co-Op
Get your exercise on while supporting a great cause. Not only can you rent a bike, but you can also purchase one that raises money for Revolutions’ nonprofit programs. Buy an “Overhaul’d” bike that’s ready to roll, starting at $150; one that needs overhauling for $50 plus parts; or rent a city bike for $25 at Revolutions Bicycle Co-Op. Want something more? They offer individual memberships for $50 and family memberships for $75 wherein members get free admission to Basic Bike Assessments, Fix-a-Flat classes, Beginner Bicycle Riding Classes and much more!
With its homegrown flair, Spincult offers interval-based, endorphin-charged, full-body workouts, led by instructors who are passionate about fitness and the city of Memphis. Spincult’s rides are set to energizing music, and they incorporate resistance and speed training. The intro offer for your first month of unlimited classes is $159; a drop-in class is $20; five-class pack is $90; and 10-class pack is $160 at Spincult.
Explore Bike Share
With many stations located around the city of Memphis, Explore Bike Share bikes can be rented on-demand. The process is easy: go to a station, pick up a bike and go, then just return it to another station when you get to your destination or are done enjoying a joy ride. Whether you’re a commuter or just want to get a little burst of exercise in, these bikes are designed for any errand or trip. You can purchase a single-use, weekly, monthly or yearly plan, based on the number of miles you want to travel, at Explore Bike Share.
Get a jumpstart this year with Pure Encapsulations medical-grade supplements. Each one is designed to address a range of health functions and to help you reach your wellness goals. Prices range $8 to $50, based on the supplement, at Solutions Medical Center.
You “glow,” girl! Skinade, an anti-aging collagen drink that improves skin radiance, shows results in as a little as 30 days. You will have an appearance of healthier, younger, more toned skin. It also reduces to the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, leaving your skin feeling radiant and hydrated. Find the 30-day pack for $15o at Mona Esthetics.
Here’s to new beginnings and a happy and healthy new year. Now, get out there and get moving!
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