Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
We could all use a little relief from doomscrolling and obsessively checking our feeds. Headspace thinks so too. To that end, they’ve partnered with Snapchat to bring quick meditation sessions to the app itself, plus extra in-app features to help connect with other users.
Pat Brown, a Stanford biochemist and founder and CEO of Impossible Foods, is calling out critics who say plant-based meat products are unhealthy. “Our product is substantially better for the consumer than what it replaces. What it replaces is a burger made from a cow, not a kale salad,” he says.
The Pandemic Is Turning Americans Against the Gym. That Could Be a Good Thing for the Nation’s Health
The COVID-19 pandemic has made many Americans look beyond the gym for exercise, which could have a lasting positive effect for fitness.
The year 2020 has changed all the summertime rules for workplaces, vacations and fitness. As people take their exercise outside into public parks and beaches, sweating in style is becoming the hottest and coolest fashion trend. Lockdown nudged us onto social media searching for ways to move our bodies in quarantine.
Google has promised not to harvest and use Fitbit data for its advertising business, as it goes on a charm offensive to get its acquisition over the line. The company announced back in November 2019 it was to buy Fitbit in a $2.1bn deal, but the acquisition has since been in limbo with increasingly close…
Spin studio SoulCycle has closed its King Street location permanently. The popular spin studio’s first Canadian location at King and Spadina first opened on March 2, 2017. The company said that the closure is due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Coronavirus may have put many things on hold for brands, but the pandemic has also served as an accelerant for brands that have shown a guarantee to product safety and a commitment to the principles of clean beauty.