Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
The UK’s gym operators could thrive in town centre locations, helping to bring life back to places where retailing has retreated, says industry body, ukactive. The organisation has called for changes to planning regulations to allow physical activity and leisure providers to apply for ‘change of use’ more easily.
Indian fitness and well-being startup Cure.fit, which has established a market-leading position in the country in four years of existence, is ready to stretch to a new geography. The Bangalore-headquartered startup said on Wednesday it has launched a range of its digital services – including …
You’ve been hearing the term “decolonizing” as it pertains to most industries, but what does that mean for wellness? Fitness, spirituality, and other forms of well-being have been so whitewashed and commodified that they bar many people from participating at all, and rob the culture and traditions from so many others.
While I find solace in exercising alone, working out with other people can be motivating and more fun, especially when I’m spending more time by myself than I would usually. And, right now, outdoor workouts are the big thing.
You may not know about the faux meat versus fresh-meat fracas. It is the protein prizefight of all time. This clash is not for the fainthearted. This battle pits alternative meat producers against cattle raisers. The basis of the battle is this: where in the grocery store should alternative meats be placed for sale?
“What happens to protestors when they come home? What is happening to those who can’t come out [to protest], and who are suffering these injustices in silence?” Model-activist Gabrielle Richardson asks. “Who are those who are extending the arms of care?”
Better Not Younger: How This Former C-Suite Left Her Career To Launch A Hair Care Brand For Women Over 40
Generally speaking, when it comes to women and aging there are lots of topics that are either not talked about out in the open or falsely clouded in fog of misguided stereotypes. Although women’s issues are beginning to be more commonly addressed publicly-we still have a long way to go.
Clue’s first CMO, Dr. Lynae Brayboy, talks fertility tech, LGBTQ health, the clinical trial gender gap
Berlin-based Clue was one of the early companies in the femtech world. Founded in 2012, to date it has raised just under $30 million. Today it named Dr. Lynae Brayboy its first chief medical officer. A trained OBGYN, with a specialty in reproductive endocrinology and fertility, Brayboy has a long history of working in women’s health and a track record of studying femtech products.
For brands looking to understand their environmental impact, calculating the carbon footprint of something like a pair of jeans or sneakers is typically a complex and expensive process. But a new tool called the 2030 Calculator is designed to be both fast to use and free, helping smaller companies become more transparent about the sustainability of their products.
Having dropped a collaborative women’s Air Jordan 4 in “Sail,” Virgil Abloh has now launched new activewear pieces for a collection dubbed “OFF ACTIVE.” Each item breaks down the boundaries between sport, fashion and art through contemporary design details.