The booming wellness craze has offered a sort of hyper-visibility behind the extreme and regimented workout routines celebrities follow. From boutique classes at cult favorites like Barry’s Bootcamp and SoulCycle to one-on-one training sessions with powerhouses like Jeanette Jenkins or Tracy Anderson, there seems to be a particular fixation on uber-taxing workouts that push the body to its extremes. All this raises the question: Isn’t it time for an overhaul of this lasting preoccupation with rigorous fitness?
Leave it to Meghan Markle – activist, former actress, and lifestyle blogger, and soon-to-be member of the royal family, to be well ahead of the slow fitness trend. And while there’s no shortage of coverage on her favorite foods and yoga styles, there is perhaps less emphasis on Markle’s nuanced manner of discussing well-being and fitness on a more holistic level.
Here’s how Meghan walks the walk, showing everyone that slowing down and feeling good aren’t mutually exclusive: