What Is a Somatic Workout? Here’s What To Know About One of Last Year’s Most Googled Fitness Trends

January 11, 2024

Despite—or perhaps because of—this difference from other types of exercise, somatic workouts were a subject of curiosity for many this past year. “Somatic workout” was a top trending fitness term on Google in 2023, meaning that search interest for it spiked significantly compared to the prior year. (“Somatic workout” was second only to “wall Pilates” and “Tom Platz leg workout,” according to Men’s Journal.) In the U.S., searches for somatic workout began to tick up in August, and continued to make a steep ascent to an all-time high in December. WG