Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Now that Lululemon has us all wearing yoga pants everywhere from the gym to work to chilling at home, it only makes sense that it is introducing the concept of athleisure into the rest of our lives. Today, ivivva, Lululemon’s youth brand, launches a capsule collection of furniture and home décor with PBteen, Pottery Barn’s line for teenagers.
After several months teasing that the brand would soon be available in retail outlets, Soylent today announced that it will be making its brick-and-mortar debut this month at 18 7-Eleven locations in Greater Los Angeles.
Walking into celebrity trainer Tracy Anderson’s new studio on the Upper East Side of New York City is like entering the world’s most glamorous hospital. Every surface – from the walls, to the floors, to the marble countertops – is stark white and obsessively clean.
Low-cost fitness chain Fit For Free looks set to close its UK gyms on Sunday (16 July) due to “challenging market conditions”. The business, which has gyms in Birmingham, Bury, Liverpool and Worcester, is a small subsidiary of its parent company in the Netherlands.
For a long time, Barry’s Bootcamp was alone in the boutique fitness scene. Back in 1998 when the treadmill and strength-training interval workout launched, high-brow studios dedicated to specific classes (think: Shadowbox, Pure Barre) were pretty nonexistent. It was a gym world, and Barry’s was living (and thriving!) in it.
By measuring brainwaves and heart rate simultaneously, especially during stress, the device – known as Brainno – can then offer suggestions to enhance mental performance and wellbeing.