Welcome to our weekly roundup of wellness news we’ve spotted and reported throughout the week. Our Page Six!
Cleanse like a celeb. Gwyneth announced the debut of the “goop cleanse,” made by cleanse maestro Alejandro Junger, M.D., in her newsletter this week. The catch: It seems to be exactly the same as Junger’s standard Clean program, just all dressed up in goop packaging.
Meatless muscles. According to the New York Times, there’s a growing segment of bodybuilders who are trading steak for spinach. Yup, they’re going vegan.
Trainer trading. Loi Jordan, the popular fitness personality from Sports Club/LA (and Today Show darling) has just taken over as Group Fitness Manager for Equinox.
Jiva jam. The Jivamukti tribe took over NYC with a week of Master Classes and healthy living advice from speakers like Crazy Sexy advocate Kris Carr and nutrition research superstar Neal Barnard, M.D.
Cookbook controversy. A physician’s group rated Meals in Minutes, the latest cookbook from healthy-eating crusader Jamie Oliver, one of the unhealthiest cookbooks of 2011. (It included a sandwich with more fat and calories than a Big Mac.) So much for a Food Revolution.
Anti-fitness models. Equinox created hubbub among its members this week with an ad campaign that featured super skinny models. Also confusing: No one in the ads is in a gym, working out, or indicating fitness in any way…