Some of the recent trends have come to be due to social media. With having more time at home, it is likely that the average screen time people spend on their phones has increased and therefore, so has time spent on social media. Some influencers and celebrities along with avid followers and fans have taken it upon themselves to make quarantine a time of transformation and motivation, while others are using this time to pick up new hobbies and try new recipes. Keep reading for a breakdown of these trends!
To stay active, these are some of the things people are doing to exercise!
Chloe Ting 2 Week Shred
People seem to be absolutely raving about Chloe Ting’s 2 Week Shred Challenge. This program is completely free and consists of daily workout videos found on YouTube, created by the fitness influencer Chloe Ting. People across all platforms of social media have been documenting their experience with this program and sharing their progress. It is the perfect at-home exercise and it does not require any equipment.
TikTok has really taken off over the past year and it is a widely- used app for content creation. The most famous “TikTokers” are known for creating and posting TikTok dances for their followers to then learn and recreate. This is another great way people have been staying active, plus it challenges the ability to remember 15-60 second dances.
To stay healthy, these are some diets and tricks people are doing to not only stay healthy but lose weight!
1 gallon of water every day for a week
Influencers have been sharing diet-related trends and challenges, one of which entails drinking one gallon of water every day for a week. This trend is not only encouraging people to stay hydrated, but it is also causing weight loss results.
Vegan and military diets
Many people are using this time to try out new diets, such as the vegan diet or military diet. The vegan diet consists of eating all plant-based foods that do not come from animals or animal by-products. The military diet on the other hand consists of staple foods such as toast, eggs, crackers, tuna, and various fruits and vegetables among other things. Many have reported seeing weight loss results with both diets.
Along with baking bread, people are getting inventive with these new food creations!
That is right—people have been experimenting in the kitchen with bite-sized pancakes. This TikTok trend has been widely talked about and recreated. Do not worry, you can still include your favorite pancake toppings such as syrup, butter, and berries, but some people are embracing the cereal aspect and even adding milk.
Calling all coffee lovers! Whipped coffee is a new, trendy way to get your caffeine. It requires instant coffee, sugar, and hot water to attain a thick, creamy consistency! Scoop some on top of your favorite milk and you are good to go.
To stay happy, these are some new hobbies that have allowed people to relax and be creative!
Sewing face masks
People have been dusting off their sewing machine and making masks to combat the spread of COVID-19. Some masks are complete with a wire to mold to your nose while others are pleated. In some parts of the United States, masks will likely continue to be worn even as life returns to normal, but it’s good to know that masks can be made cute with various fun fabrics. If you make a surplus, many establishments are accepting donations.
Tie-dye has been perhaps one of the biggest fashion trends; more luxury brands have responded by creating tie-dye clothes. Furthermore, many influencers can be found creating content in a tie-dye sweat suit set. However, if you want tie-dyed clothes at a cheaper price, you can do it yourself by purchasing white pieces of clothing and a tie-dye kit.
It is always interesting to see the new trends that take place every year.
Article submitted by Sophia Albano.