Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Having recently undergone hip surgery, Sarah Maloney had her doubts when she entered the lottery for Lululemon’s SeaWheeze Half Marathon. Not because of the necessary rehab it would take to prepare for the 13.1-mile race through Vancouver (a good portion of which takes place next to the Pacific Ocean)-the city which houses the brand’s headquarters.
Suppliers: go big on tech Sir, The Sainsbury’s-Asda merger will have a huge impact on the ability of those in the retail market to compete, especially with the promise of 10% price cuts. While this may sound appealing for shoppers, it leaves margins for suppliers squeezed.
Dubbed the “Spotify of fitness,” Aaptiv allows users to stream 2,500 guided audio-fitness classes for nearly every modality, including running, yoga, cycling, boxing, and even meditation and stretching. On average, 30,000 Aaptiv classes are taken each day. Now, the popular app intends to dominate the international market.
UK-based brand Ape Snacks has been sold to an unnamed private investor and brand owner in the food and drinks sector. The coconut snack brand was launched in 2016 by Zack Nathan, now 23, who found there to be a lack of appetising healthy snacks on the market and dropped out of university to start the business.
Britons are hitting the gym more as the workout becomes the “new social realm” for dating and socialising. The UK gym market is at its highest point, with attendance rising by 52 per cent in the past two years, according to Colliers International, the property consultancy.The private health and
So it’s very interesting to check out a list of wellness travel trends for 2019 compiled by Health and Fitness Travel, a company which specialises in wellness-based vacays. One such trend is the “painmoon”, a sort of anti-honeymoon which someone might take to help them grieve a loved one, rebound from a bad break-up, or relax following a period of poor mental health or anxiety.
Dougal Waters | Digital Vision | Getty Images If it feels like more people are meditating, you’re not wrong. Within the past five years, the number of U.S. adults and children practicing the mindfulness exercise has increased significantly, according to a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s National Center for Health Statistics.
The latest trend in showering is simpler, kinder to the environment and in keeping with a growing wellness trend. Call it soft and gentle, with leading manufacturers all introducing new wellness-oriented concepts that seek to nurture users, while also meeting ever-stingier water restrictions.