Welltodo Today: Abercrombie & Fitch Jumps Into Activewear, Gym Group Hiking Prices, GWI New Initiative

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

Budget fitness company Gym Group hiking prices as energy costs soar

The low-cost gym, which charges as little as £15.99 a month, said it expected to raise prices in the seond half of the year. There was no word on the level of price rises. Chief executive Richard Darwin said: “We are confident our high-margin, low-cost business model and our yield optimisation strategy will help mitigate the impacts of the current inflationary environment.”

Abercrombie & Fitch Jumps into Activewear with Launch of New Sub-Brand, YPB

NEW ALBANY, Ohio, March 16, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Abercrombie & Fitch, a division of Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), today announces the launch of YPB, an all-new activewear sub-brand. YPB stands for “Your Personal Best” and aims to empower customers to perform to their highest potential – from sprinting to stretching, lifting to simply life-ing-whatever that may be.

New Initiative on Psychedelics & Healing – Global Wellness Institute

Media Contact: Beth McGroarty [email protected] * +1.213.300.0107 All GWI Press Releases | Global Wellness Institute Press Room | Global Wellness Summit The Initiative will support collaboration and coalition building, and ethics and best practices, in the psychedelic community; High-profile lineup of members includes Rick Doblin, founder of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) Miami, FL – March 15, 2022 – The nonprofit Global Wellness Institute™ (GWI), the leading research and educational resource for the $4.4 trillion global wellness industry, welcomes a new Initiative: The Psychedelics & Healing Initiative.

London’s Vira Health secures €10.9 million to improve women’s long-term health | EU-Startups

Healthtech startup Vira Health has just raised about €10.9 million in new funding to continue its mission to improve women’s long-term health. The funding was led by Octopus Ventures, with participation from Optum Ventures and existing investors. It comes after a €1.7 million boost in 2021.

First came the ‘tech’, then ‘smart tech’ and now… ”SexTech’!

The company intends to start taking orders this Spring. Currently completing beta testing, FirmTech’s second product, THE TECH RING, will add sensor technology to the FPR. FirmTech describes it as the world’s first high-tech, under-wearable device for men. While having the same performance enhancement benefits of the FPR, THE TECH RING tracks the markers of erectile fitness and ED.