Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
There’s no denying that a meditation practice can offer life-improving benefits. Research supports that the mindfulness technique can lead to feeling happier, being a more compassionate person, having lowered inflammation, and experiencing increased longevity. Colombian superstar J Balvin even credits meditation with saving his life.
Think of athflow as a move on from traditional loungewear which still comprises looks comfortable enough to go about your daily lockdown life, from your makeshift WFH set-up to your living room Pilates class to hitting the sofa for a Bridgerton marathon.
“I’m in for $31,000 a year,” a fashion consultant says. That covers a trainer, a nutritionist, an age management doctor and “tons of supplements.” In years past, a new gym membership at the start of a year was as predictable as a glass of champagne at midnight.
We’ve been using lots of digital fitness tools in lockdown, from the best online personal trainer and fitness apps to YouTube and Instagram workouts. Some of the most popular fitness influencers, like Joe Wicks, Kayla Itsines and Yoga with Adriene, have become household names in their own right as digital follow-along workouts began to replace the gym.
“I couldn’t find any that I was excited about,” she said. For all the lipsticks she found, “As soon as I put the lipstick on my lips, it broke because it was so dry.” So she decided to make her own in her kitchen and started selling it on Etsy.
Peloton, a company known for its internet-connected bikes and treadmills, is wading into the Stop The Steal mess. The company is now preventing users from creating a #StopTheSteal tag from within the app, saying the tag does not “meet our guidelines” when a user goes to create it.
A staggering 6.5 million Brits are planning to ditch meat in 2021, according to new research. Shopping comparison site finder.com commissioned a survey of 2,000 adults in December 2020. It discovered that 12 percent of Brits are planning to eschew meat, fish, and/or all animal products in 2021.