Welltodo Today: Abbott And WeightWatchers Partner, Orangetheory Fitness Moves Into Corporate Wellness, Whole Foods Co-Founder Plans Chain Of Wellness Centres

Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Whole Foods co-founder John Mackey plans chain of wellness centers, cafes

Whole Foods Market co-founder John Mackey is set to step down next month from the Austin-based grocery chain – but it looks like he isn’t ready to close out his business career just yet.

Abbott and WeightWatchers Partner to Support People Living with Diabetes in Attaining their Health Goals

Two industry leaders join forces to empower people living with diabetes by providing information and insights to improve weight loss, glucose control and overall health Collaboration will create a seamless, integrated experience between Abbott’s world-leading continuous glucose monitoring device1 and WeightWatchers’ number one doctor-recommended weight loss program2 to help individuals better understand and manage their diabetes and weight ABBOTT PARK, Ill., /PRNewswire/ — Abbott (NYSE: ABT) and WW International, Inc.

The Cure for Travel Stress: Airport Workouts

The airport sprint has become a common sight during a summer of chaotic air travel. But Caroline Wales wasn’t running at the airport to catch a flight. During a delayed layover in Dallas-Fort Worth airport, the 19-year-old college student from La Quinta, Calif., strapped on her backpack and logged 4 miles up and down the terminals.

Orangetheory® Fitness sprints into the corporate wellness game, joining Gympass’ massive network

PRNewswire/ — , the world’s largest employee wellness platform, today announced the newest addition to its roster of wellness offerings, Orangetheory Fitness . As the largest boutique fitness studio chain in the U.S. with 1,500+ locations, Orangetheory will now begin rolling out access to its unique exercise classes to Gympass users at participating studios across the country.

PureGym founder backs start-up personal training app as exercise goes digital

The founder and former chief executive of the Pure Gym chain is moving into digital-first fitness, with a six-figure investment in a start-up personal training app. Peter Roberts has backed Another Round, which aims to make the kind of bespoke personal fitness plans associated with gym workouts more accessible and available anywhere.

Orangetheory® Fitness Launches Personalized MaxHR Technology at Studios Nationwide

Proprietary science-backed, technology-tracked algorithm allows the fitness leader to give members a more effective and customized workout BOCA RATON, Fla. , /PRNewswire/ — Orangetheory® Fitness today announced the launch of the brand’s proprietary Orangetheory Personalized Maximum Heart Rate (Personalized MaxHR) algorithm.

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