Our health & wellness have been impacted by social distancing and lockdown

(% Total)

Those who rate their overall health as good, very good or excellent
pre-COVID19

  • MEN 81%
  • WOMEN 77%

Those who rate their overall health as good, very good or excellent NOW

  • MEN 77%
  • WOMEN 71%

Those who rate their physical health as good, very good or excellent
pre-COVID19

  • Not Stressed 14%
  • Stressed 43%

Those who rate their physical health as good, very good or excellent
pre-COVID19

  • Men 77%
  • Women 74%

Those who rate their physical health as good, very good or excellent NOW

  • Men 72%
  • Women 66%

Those who rate their mental/ emotional health as good, very good or excellent pre-COVID19

  • MEN 83%
  • WOMEN 78%

Those who rate their mental/ emotional health as good, very good or excellent NOW

  • MEN 78%
  • WOMEN 70%

We are witnessing the acceleration of behaviour change broadly as consumers develop new habits

(% Total)

Top health components we’re doing more than usual

Feeling stressed

  • Men 26%
  • Women 36%

Exercising at home with gym/workout equipment

  • Men 27%
  • Women 26%

Exercising with a personal trainer

  • Men 35%
  • Women 35%

Top health components we’re doing less than usual

Sleeping Well

  • Men 25%
  • Women 25%

Online workouts

  • Men 26%
  • Women 31%

Exercising outdoors

  • Men 18%
  • Women 29%

Eating/snacking

  • Men 25%
  • Women 29%

Consumers are more disposed to online channels than ever, well beyond shopping.

(% Agree)

Turn to the internet first for health information & advice

  • Men 27%
  • Women 45%

Those seeking health advice during lockdown turned to health & wellbeing websites such as body+soul.com.au

  • Men 27%
  • Women 31%

There are mixed emotions as restrictions ease

(% Agree)

I am relieved to be returning to normality and our regular family routine

  • Men 49%
  • Women 43%

I am apprehensive about returning to normality, I think it is too soon to ease restrictions

  • Men 25%
  • Women 39%

I am excited to be returning to normality, I can’t wait to get out and about

  • Men 26%
  • Women 19%

I am worried about getting COVD-19 as we come out of lockdown

  • Men 47%
  • Women 54%

I am actively trying to boost my immune system to stay healthy with e.g. diet, vitamins & supplements

  • Men 39%
  • Women 50%

I will socialise and go to restaurants/cafes/pubs as soon as I can

  • Men 43%
  • Women 33%

As we come out of lockdown we are focussing on connection and health & wellbeing ahead of treating ourselves

(% Agree)

Very important as we come out of lockdown

Staying connected to friends & family

  • Men 55%
  • Women 59%

Feeling Good

  • Men 48%
  • Women 58%

Eating well

  • Men 43%
  • Women 57%

Managing stress levels

  • Men 39%
  • Women 54%

Somewhat important as we come out of lockdown

Looking good

  • Men 37%
  • Women 52%

Exercising

  • Men 41%
  • Women 43%

Treating/pampering myself

  • Men 34%
  • Women 46%

Source: Body+Soul Post-Pandemic Health Trends, May 2020 n=997