Welltodo Today: How Gymshark Built An Athleisure Unicorn, CrossFit Fires Dave Castro, Calm Enters The Airport

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

This New Mindfulness-Focused Airport Lounge Aims To Make Travel Much Less Stressful

American Express has this week officially opened a brand new health and wellness space in partnership with mental wellness brand Calm. The relaxation- and meditation-focused space will be available for travelers visiting the Centurion Lounge at George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH).

Obé and Bloomingdale’s Partner to Bring Digital Fitness to Customers

Obé has partnered with Bloomingdale’s. The digital fitness platform – with celebrity fans who include Tiffany Haddish, Kate Hudson and Drew Barrymore – brings together the world of entertainment and exercise, coining the term “enter-trainment.”

Gymshark CEO on building an athleisure unicorn

The founder of British athleisure unicorn Gymshark charts the 10-year journey from his teenage bedroom to a flagship on London’s Regent Street and a US headquarters in Denver. He’s still only 29. To receive the Vogue Business newsletter, sign up here .

BREAKING: CrossFit Fires Dave Castro

Dave Castro has been fired from his position as general manager of Sport for CrossFit LLC by Eric Roza, according to an internal email circulated to CrossFit employees on January 4. The change comes seven weeks before the 2022 CrossFit Games season kicks off and Roza said the decision was “difficult” in the internal memo.

Lululemon caught cold by Omicron

A warning that that the impact of Covid-19’s Omicron variant had reduced sales and profits sent investors running from Lululemon Athletica yesterday. The athleisure company said that its revenue and earnings would be “toward the low end” of expectations in the three months to the end of January.

Mindbody Announces Annual Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America According to Company’s 2022 Wellness Index Report

Mindbody, the leading experience technology platform for the wellness industry, today announced the much-anticipated ranking of the Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America as part of its 2022 Mindbody Wellness Index. For the third year in a row, Miami, FL was ranked as the Healthiest City in America, followed by Los Angeles and San Diego.

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