Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
At 6 A.m. sharp, Strauss Zelnick’s posse assembles at a building on an anonymous block in Midtown Manhattan. It’s late May, and we’re going to see Rafique “Flex” Cabral, an instructor Zelnick and his crew first met when Cabral was teaching at Equinox Fitness.
Now more than ever, Americans are embracing healthy lifestyles filled with green shakes and heart-pounding cycling classes. One of the biggest trends born from the health and wellness revolution is athleisure. Athleisure is the movement in the fashion world that combines style with athletic clothing.
A portrait of a London fascinated by fitness, healthy eating, mental wellbeing – and taking selfies – is revealed by the latest list of top-selling products online. Amazon customers in the capital ordered more copies of nutrition and exercise coach Joe Wicks’s recipes-and-workouts bestseller Lean In 15 than any other single item in the first six months of the year, according to the online retailer’s latest Trends Report.
“ClassPass prices are officially out of control” one writer declared in Money magazine after the company raised its New York City prices at the end of April. She wasn’t alone; in the days following the announcement, you could hardly go on Facebook without reading an angry missive railing against the rate change.
From the gym to the office and from the office to happy hour, millennials can be seen decked out in the style called athleisure. This is directly correlated to society’s more relaxed standard for dress codes largely fueled by the Millennial Generation.
Your next Saturday night takeaway could be brought to you by a robot after a major food delivery company announced plans to use automated vehicles to transport meals. Europe’s biggest online takeaway food company Just Eat has partnered with Starship Technologies, makers of slow moving pavement droids, to deliver food with robots on the streets of London later this month.