The game-changing investment, acquisition and funding news impacting the industry and driving the business of wellness this week.
The home fitness craze has been winning the attention of celebrity athletes as Steph Curry, Klay Thompson and Serena Williams step up their investments in the space along with Amazon Alexa. Tonal founder Aly Orady explains how AI is helping them create a fitness portal for the entire family.
A new cafe has opened in Hong Kong that gets around the territory’s cannabis ban by offering products that contain a part of the cannabis plant that doesn’t break the law. Found Cafe is the first foods or drink outlet in Hong Kong to offer a range of coffees, biscuits, beer and fruit juices that contain cannabidiol, or CBD.
Anyone can publish on Medium per our Policies, but we don’t fact-check every story. For more info about the coronavirus, see cdc.gov. It’s no secret that wearable tech has gained traction over the past years. Its buyers have turned devices like the Apple Watch into a staple that everyday tech is no longer just your computer and phone.
Boutiques back to 91 per cent of pre-COVID levels in some world regions | Leisure Opportunities news
boutique gym attendance and class bookings in some world regions have bounced back to around 91 per cent of pre-COVID levels. The figure comes from research by gym management software provider, Glofox, which collated and analysed data from gym attendance and class bookings globally – including online classes – to draw insights into how the fitness industry has changed amid the pandemic.
Long thought to have medicinal benefits, fungi including reishi, lion’s mane and chaga are gaining popularity in the wellness world. Credit… Photograph by Mari Maeda and Yuji Oboshi.
Alpro has unveiled a new five-year health and sustainability action plan, as well as plans to invest €30m in two of its production sites. The objectives laid out by the company, which is celebrating 40 years since its foundation, encompass measures to limit water use, reduce environmental impact and provide consumers with greater transparency.
We happily dole out $50 a month to Moon Juice for supplements, a hundred bucks or more to Lululemon with each leggings purchase, and upwards of $5 a pop for the pleasure of enjoying a singular Lord Jones CBD Gumdrop.
As Apple launches its new fitness class subscription, which of the big players in on-demand fitness are worth the hype? As well as working from home, more of us are also continuing to work out from home. According to a survey by RunRepeat, 70 per cent of gym-goers ditched memberships post-lockdown.