Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Imagine you had to choose between checking Instagram or one of the following activities: a floating swimming pool massage with soothing underwater music, a one-on-one beekeeping session (complete with full beekeeper suit), or zip-lining across the Arizona desert landscape at sunset. Such a wealth of possibilities might just inspire you to put your phone away.
First, everyone began to diligently track their movements, their steps, and their workouts. Then, the tracking phenomenon quickly spread to other aspects of our health: our menstrual cycles, our sleep, our heart rate s. And now, as the fitness world has realized that recovery is just as important as the workouts that you’re doing, tech has caught on with recovery tracking.
Pret a Manger is launching a new range of plant-based sandwiches. ‘The Vegan Classics’ will include vegan-friendly versions of four of the food chain’s most popular items, although the exact sandwiches have yet to be revealed.
Almost a fifth (17%) of all food and drink products launched in Europe have carried an organic claim, according to new Mintel research. The total share of new global food and drink product launches with organic claims has risen from 6% to 10% between August 2009 and July 2019, while the number of European launches has gone up from 9% to 17% in the last ten years.
Experiential design studio Cactus has partnered with cardio climbing gym operator Rise Nation to create two new studios that use programmable lighting embedded in the ceiling to help motivate individuals as they workout. Located in the Cherry Creek and Highlands suburbs of Denver, US, the gyms are fitted with modular LED units that can be combined together as large digital canvases to create immersive, multicolour lighting experiences.
“I think I got my period.” That’s the opening line of Thinx’s new ad campaign, uttered by a young boy to his dad. In the next frame, a man rolls over in bed to reveal a blood stain on his sheets. Later, another man walks through a locker room with a tampon string peeking out from his briefs.
By Reuters October 3, 2019 12:02 NEW YORK, United States – “Clean” skin care products that are free of certain chemicals are not always safer than their traditional counterparts, dermatologists warn.