Welltodo Today: Bone Broth Startup Raises $103M, Future Spa Trends, First Medical Gym To Open In UK


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


How This Vegan Female Russian Entrepreneur Is Crushing It In The Healthy Snacks Market

As a child, Elena Shifrina was fascinated with outer space. It was an interest fueled by her grandfather, a test pilot who studied with Yuri Gagarin, the Russian cosmonaut and first person to travel in space.

Meet Michael James Wong, the yogi encouraging men to take to the mat

It’s Tuesday night, it’s been a long day, it’s snowing; I’m stressed. Living in London, that’s par for the course – minus the snow. But this Tuesday, I intend to take a different approach than the usual ‘pub then sofa’ antidote. This Tuesday, I’m about to try my first yoga class.

How Under Armour Makes Its Snapchat Ads In 5 Seconds or Less

From virtual slam dunks to interactive mobile games, Under Armour is finding its groove on Snapchat. Within the roster of brands continually testing new creative and ad formats, Under Armour is trying to rise to the top, and it’s using the social platform as its springboard.

Bone Broth Protein Company Gets $103 Million in Funding

Bone broth and collagen maker Ancient Nutrition lands $103 million in funding. It’s capitalizing on paleo, protein, and gut health.

Beauty Mogul Bobbi Brown Enters Food and Wellness Space With a Chia Bar for Charity

Bobbi Brown, who left her eponymous makeup line in 2016, has launched a collaboration with snack company Health Warrior, marking her first foray into the food and wellness space. All proceeds from the limited-edition dragon fruit chia bar will benefit Girls Inc., which provides mentorship and training for girls ages 6 to 18.

Warriors for wellness: future trends in spa treatments

Chiva-Som, look out; Yuki Kiyono is gunning for you. “Chiva-Som, Kamalaya, Canyon Ranch, Como Shambhala; I’m trying to take their business,” says Kiyono, reeling off the names of the world’s most revered spas. Her tone is light-hearted, but her face determined.

Do Wellness Programs Make Employees More Productive? The Obvious Answer Is Yes.

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. Right now, we’re smack dab in the middle of flu season. I got sick a while back, and it took me weeks to shake it off. And virtually everyone in my Sioux Falls office has done battle with a cold or the flu.

Lanserhof to open UK’s first medical gym at London’s The Arts Club

Leading medical spa operators Lanserhof Group has partnered with The Arts Club, a private members club in central London, to develop a state-of-the-art medical gym. Expected to open in late 2018, the new facility is billed as the ‘ultimate medical and gym facility’, and will be the first of its kind to open in the UK.


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