Welltodo Today: Minority Founders Overlooked, David Lloyd Runs Outdoor Classes, Plant-Based Fish


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

The future of post-coronavirus workouts to be a hybrid of in-studio, digital classes

While fitness studios closed down as the coronavirus outbreak swept through the nation, many companies have accelerated their digital platform to bring workout classes from the studio to your living room. And the at-home workouts might be here to stay.

Untapped Opportunity: Minority Founders Still Being Overlooked

Maybe the VC community is tired of hearing about it; certainly, there are plenty of people who are tired of dealing with it. And yet, the funding landscape for minority and women-owned startups continues to underwhelm. In fact, most venture-backed startups are “still overwhelmingly white, male, Ivy League-educated and based in Silicon Valley,” according to a recent study conducted jointly by RateMyInvestor and DiversityVC.

38 Black-run fitness studios, classes, and instructors to patronize now (and always)

Supporting causes that you believe in with the dollars you spend is one key way to help effect change. Right now, at a time when the country is (yet again) fighting for racial justice in the Black Lives Matter movement, it’s important to not only donate towards organizations that aim for equality, but also to spend your money at Black-owned business.

Plant-Based Fish Is The New Vegan Trend

Meat alternatives are growing in popularity as consumers demand more options. Now, plant-based fish is set to be the next vegan trend, and companies are responding with new products that mimic seafood. Startups and large corporations are showing an interest in plant-based fish.

David Lloyd Leisure launches outdoor classes and reveals new Battlebox concept

David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has reopened 50 of its clubs for socially distanced outdoor exercise. The creative move comes as the operator reveals the first iteration of its new blended offer, which combines club-based classes and activities with virtual content delivered via its [email protected]service.

Google will give every employee $1,000 to WFH. Its head of wellness explains why

Most of Google’s US workforce has been working remotely since March due to the coronavirus. And last month, CEO Sundar Pichai said he expects most employees will largely be working from home for the rest of the year.


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