Zing offers numerous types of content aimed to provide you with science-backed wisdom to optimize your workout and self-care routine, infuse healthy lifestyle changes and make them life-long. You'll have access to visual meditations, empowering daily affirmations, pre- and post-workout mantras, as well as tips on maintaining energy, mood, and health metrics to perform your best. On top of that, it provides you with a range of fitness challenges and skill-based fitness programs.
Below is an overview of the different types of content:
Visual meditations are 1-minute calming videos designed to relieve stress and improve productivity. These videos are accompanied by music and reassuring, encouraging messages that allow you to move from any negative thoughts to becoming calm and mindful in the moment.
The upside: Numerous studies confirmed that meditating can help both your mind and body be healthier. For your well-being, it can decrease stress and anxiety levels. As a result of more calm and ease, you can experience less inflammation in your body, reduced blood pressure, improved attention, better sleep quality, and help you make smarter food and exercise choices.
Daily affirmations will help you harness positive thinking and encourage a life filled with gratitude. They can also help with staying motivated. It's crucial to train not only your body by building strength and muscles but also your mind by cultivating a positive attitude.
The upside: Affirmations help to reprogram your thinking patterns, allowing you to perform better, work more productively, and boost your self-esteem and confidence. They also help mitigate the effects of stress and anxiety while enhancing motivation and inspiration.
"Where the mind goes the body will follow" - Arnold Schwarzenegger
Pre- and Post-workout mantras appear right before you dive into the workout and after you get it done. Pre-workout mantras are designed to help you get into the state of mind where your mental attitude is an asset and ally in your workout. Post workout mantras let you anchor working out as a positive behavior pattern and help manifest the changes you desire in your life.
The upside: Their effect is cumulative: The more you continue with them, the more you'll find any negativity will start to naturally slide away when it comes to your relationship with exercise.
Challenges remind you that you're stronger and more capable than you give yourself credit for. Each challenge ranges in length but during that time, you'll be encouraged to practice one of the fitness skills such as endurance, strength, balance, or flexibility. Once you've taken on the challenge, you'll have to accomplish your daily task no matter what, practicing your commitment and the ability to follow through.
The upside: Challenges develop self-discipline and motivate you to stay accountable. They are blasting off your energy and self-esteem.
“You never know how strong you are, until being strong is your only choice" ― Bob Marley
Skills are collections of structured workouts aimed at mastering one fitness skill. You'll have a chance to sharpen your already-acquired skills and develop new ones. Have you ever dreamed about doing a headstand for example? With Zing's skill-building workouts, you'll have an opportunity to incrementally develop whatever physical prowess you'd like.
The upside: Learning or building upon skills is good for your mind and body. It can also give you additional motivation to work towards a goal and achieve it. You'll be amazed at what your body can do!
Coach tips are advice related to your wellness. Coaching doesn't end the moment you end your workout. Zing provides tons of useful and insightful information to help you better understand your body and feel your best.
The upside: Getting curated tips for feeling and performing your best sets up a positive feedback loop to have you continue to workout and enjoy it.
Self-discovery quizzes are aimed at determining your healthy and unhealthy behavior patterns, optimal workout schedule, true motivation behind your fitness goals, your desire to start working out and most importantly, keep it life-long.
The upside: Self-knowledge means knowing what works for you, what's good, and what's bad.
"Don't get confused between what people say you are and who you know you are" - Oprah Winfrey