Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Tomohiro Ohsumi | Getty Images Most of us don’t bother to check our heart rate using the sensors built into gym equipment, or share any information about our weight and age. When we hit the “quick start” button, we start a workout quickly but don’t get very accurate feedback from these machines about heart rate or calories burned.
When it comes to drinking to your health, brands increasingly are betting that they can get consumers to turn to collagen. Though its benefits and health applications have been well-documented for years, collagen is still in the early stages of its emergence as a functional ingredient in food and beverage products.
Sarah Robb O’Hagan, CEO of Flywheel and former president of Equinox, talks about getting fired, SoulCycle and Fly Anywhere at MPW Next Gen.
Commuters could soon get their exercise fix on the train to work, thanks to a new double-decker carriage design that includes onboard spin bikes. German rail firm DB Regio and the Bavarian Railway Company (BEG) have unveiled their “Idea Train”, a life-size model of a double-decker train car that features sports and premium compartments, as well as public viewing areas and a play area for children including game consoles.
Fitness spaces in London’s luxury developments have taken on a life of their own. A shift in Londoners’ lifestyles is driving big growth in the city’s gym market, according to new research by Colliers International, which shows that Clerkenwell, Shoreditch and Victoria are among the areas with the greatest potential to support new gym openings.
Like so many other things, baths have recently reached a new level of wellness: The bubbly elixirs of the past have now been replaced with high-performance essentials with advanced skincare ingredients and spirit-boosting add-ons.
This week on The Plus Factor, we’re talking about the self-care revolution. Taking time to give yourself the nurturing (and rest) you need is often life-changing. But is the Snapchatting, Instagramming, Facebook Live-ing of it all creating changes that aren’t quite so positive? Over the past couple years, there’s been a collective (true!)
SoulCycle is in talks to open three studios in London