Welltodo Today: A Golden Age Of Organic, Fitness App Aaptiv Headed For World Domination, Ape Snacks Sold To Investor

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

What to know about the exclusive Seawheeze half marathon | Well+Good

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.

Are we about to enter a new golden age of organic?

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.

Audio fitness app Aaptiv is headed for world domination

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.

Ape Snacks sold to investor after recording strong revenue growth – FoodBev Media

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.

Gyms look perfect fit for stores

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

These 2019 Wellness Travel Trends Look Pretty Appealing Right Now

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.

More Americans are meditating than ever before, as mindfulness goes mainstream

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.

New Shower Trends Feature Soft, Gentle, Silent Water Streams

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.

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