Welltodo Today: Peloton Pushes Inclusivity, IHG Launches Wellness Hotels In China, Spas & Social Distancing


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

What’s Top-of-Mind for Wellness Consumers? | Stylus

American publisher Hearst recently revealed the findings of its study on US attitudes to health and wellness (conducted in January and updated in April) in a webinar featuring several executives from its lifestyle magazines. We highlight three key takeaways.

IHG opens first wellness-focused Even hotel outside the US – Business Traveller

Intercontinental Hotels Group has opened the first of two Even hotels in Greater China, marking the expansion of the wellness-focused brand outside of the United States. The 172-room Even Hotel Nanjing Yangtze River is located near the National Green Bay Wetland Park and Youth Olympic Stadium, and features an indoor tennis court and swimming pool, a fitness centre and bowling club.

The Urgent Need For A Wellness Industry Designed For & By Black Women

Over the past few weeks, as I’ve been scrolling past both harrowing stories of Black death and uplifting images of resistance on Instagram, every now and then I’ll stumble upon a message urging Black people – women especially – to take care of ourselves.

This Glossier Alum Just Launched a Seriously Chic Non-Alcoholic Aperitif

A few years ago, Melanie Masarin decided that drinking just wasn’t for her. But she still wanted to do the activities alcohol is often associated with-engage in deep conversations with her friends over dinner, feel a culinary connection with good food, and, well, have fun.

TIME Announces New TIME For Health Initiative to Expand Access to Trusted Health and Wellness Content

TIME launches TIME for Health, a new initiative to help people live better through access to trusted health and wellness information

Spas turn to ‘sound therapy’ and ‘gong baths’ in bid to survive social distancing

As ‘Wellness Pioneer’ at high-end resort and spa brand Six Senses, Anna Bjurstam is constantly looking out for new innovations that can be integrated into the collection’s offering, but the global lockdown has provided a stark reminder of a simple truth: “Humans need touch and get sick without it.

Peloton Has (Finally) Added a Non-Binary Feature to Its Platform, but the Fitness Industry Still Has a Long Way to Go Toward Inclusivity

Traditionally, when a user logged in to create a Peloton account, they were asked to choose between one of two genders: male or female. But as of June 15, the app has added a third “non-binary” option for users to select, which will display on the leaderboard when they ride.

Exercise prevents almost 4 million early deaths a year worldwide

Exercise prevents almost four million premature deaths a year, research suggests. The benefits of regular physical activity are well known, with going for a walk, jog or cycle linked to everything from a reduced risk of cancer to improved mental health.


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