Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Hotels are racing to help you unwind. At least, that’s what you’d be led to believe if you’ve been following the flurry of wellness news that is suddenly dominating the high-end travel industry. And that doesn’t just mean that they’re looking to make an extra buck in the spa.
When I first arrived at the Brooklyn headquarters of Ripe, a healthy food delivery startup, two smiling models greeted me at the door. When I entered the kitchen, another model offered me water with fresh-squeezed lemon. While there, another beautiful person – likely a fourth model – came into the kitchen to make himself a locally sourced, organic lunch.
The new brand will be more fashionable than Under Armour’s usual high-end sportswear, with Belgian designer Tim Coppens announced last month as executive creative director. The division is led by Ben Pruess, senior vice president of sportswear at Under Armour.
Anyone with an Instagram account will be familiar with the #EatClean wellness movement. From kale smoothies to spiralised courgetti, via the now-ubiquitous avocado on toast, health food bloggers have managed to make careers out of sharing their #GlutenFree #DairyFree #SugarFree (some would say #FunFree) diets with their millions of social media followers, who eagerly await their next update on buckwheat pancakes and vegan shakshuka.
29 Jul 2016 Life Fitness adds Indoor Cycling Group to brand portfolio BY Tom Walker ICG is a specialised provider of indoor cycling equipment US-based Brunswick Corporation – the parent company of fitness equipment supplier Life Fitness – has acquired Germany-based Indoor Cycling Group (ICG) for an undisclosed sum.