Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Brands are helping their employees achieve their wellness goals by providing them with on-site fitness and health tools, from office gyms and clinics to partnering with mobile dental services People are well aware of the importance of fitness and maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Fans have come to associate SoulCycle with thumping, dance-inducing music, which is often the hallmark of the $34 cycling classes. This has traditionally meant curated high-energy playlists of Top 40 hits peppered with some old-school Britney. Starting this month, however, attendees will experience live concerts in tandem with instructors.
Forget high-intensity interval training. More and more people are realising that easy-going, thoughtful exercise can have surprising benefits
Meet Jessamyn Stanley, a 30-year-old yoga enthusiast who dispels yoga stereotypes to show that women who are all shapes, sizes, and ethnicities can practice yoga as well. You might recognize Stanley from her advertisements and commercials with Target and Kotex or might’ve signed up for her Yoga X Hip Hop: A Cross-Cultural Conversation class at the Smithsonian Museum this month.
The clean beauty movement, which includes organic, natural and green products, has become a mainstay in the beauty world. Legacy brands with any ties to it are increasingly trying to align themselves closer to the trend in order to stay relevant.
Science takes a hard look at the Instagram-ization of fitness. One minute, you’re soaked in sweat, silently repeating to yourself whatever vaguely inspirational mantra you use to push through each set’s last few agonizing reps. (“Go hard,” “Finish strong,” and “You can get pizza after this” are favorites.)
For a sign of how the American mall is changing, look to Planet Fitness. In 2017, the fast-growing budget gym chain leased more new square footage in US malls than anyone else, according to CoStar Group, a commercial real estate research firm.