Welltodo Today: Personalised Nutrition Worth $64BN By 2040, Solving Burnout, Calm’s Growth Strategy

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

Calm co-CEO Michael Acton Smith explains strategy behind ‘mental fitness’ app

Mental wellness unicorn Calm has more than two million subscribers to its mindfulness and meditation app, raising over $140 million in funding to bring “mental fitness” practices into the daily lives of mainstream consumers. Anchored in a range of audio courses, the company has expanded…

Personalized nutrition could be the next plant-based meat, worth $64 billion by 2040, says UBS

Imagine receiving customized nutrition advice based on your personal biologic or genetic profile. That’s the “future of food,” according to a UBS analyst, who sees diet personalization as the next plant-based meat. Personalized nutrition could generate annual revenues as high as $64 billion by 2040, the firm said.

Peloton Announces Settlement Of Litigation Against Flywheel Sports, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON), the world’s largest interactive fitness platform, today announced that it has settled its patent infringement litigation against Flywheel Sports, Inc. “We’re very excited to have registered a massive win in our fight to protect Peloton’s intellectual property.

How the wellness industry is taking over travel

Feel like waking up in a luxury hotel to a nutrient-rich meal of local cuisine, before scaling a mountain alongside a veteran fitness trainer? How about a few days of surfing on a private beach, with regular meditations within the tranquil Costa Rican jungle?

Exclusive: Former Equinox president Sarah Robb O’Hagan is the new CEO of Exos

Exos, the fitness brand known for its high-output training programs, has a new boss. Former Equinox president Sarah Robb O’Hagan, who has been advising Exos’s board since September of last year, will take the reins as chief executive officer, the company said today. She replaces longtime CEO Dan Burns, who will remain on the company’s board.

Can Finland’s 24-hour workweek *really* solve our burnout problem?

I have to imagine there are few nine-to-five workers out there who’d oppose having one fewer day in the office per week or two fewer hours in the office per day. In other words, most people probably find the idea of working less to be appealing, whether that looks like a four-day workweek or a six-hour workday.

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