Wellness In Gaming: How Creators Adapt & Inspire

Mar 15, 2022

10:00am – 11:00am CT

Over the years, the gaming world has grown exponentially, with the mainstream finally catching on. Faze Clan members have been on the cover of Sports Illustrated, Ninja has been in Hollywood movies. But all of that success is due to their insane drive or "grind" online, usually at the expense of their health.
In order to fight burnout, many have started to take their health more seriously, going through amazing physical transformations and bringing their audiences along. As well as connecting with top-tier athletes who have also enjoy the occasional video game.
Over the past decade I have covered the fitness stories of actors and athletes for Men's Journal, the Men's Journal Podcast, and others. I believe there are many great and relatable takeaways from this panel.

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