Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
Research assistance provided by Megan Strand In 1999, a Planet Fitness club in Concord, New Hampshire found itself without hot water for several days. Despite not being able to take a hot shower, members still showed up to work out. As a thank-you for their members’ patience, the club brought in free pizza for everyone.
Part of the Pandemic Issue of , our home for ambitious stories that explain our world. For years, I’ve perfected my personal travel routine: scrubbing my tray table, seatbelt, armrests, and screen before I triumphantly sink into a sterilized seat.
With celebrity fans like Jennifer Aniston and Naomi Watts, The Class by Taryn Toomey has become a workout craze like no other. Thanks to its digital studio, transformative classes are now available to a global audience, at home. Learn how Toomey went from fashion to fitness phenomenon.
The coronavirus has caused individuals and entire entities alike to adjust to a new lifestyle with limited conditions. But for big businesses, the pandemic of 2020 is still taking place within a capitalist framework, and companies like Amazon and Wal-Mart are finding ways to cater to their customers’s needs.
Free office snacks have long been a workplace perk of tech companies. As a result, an entire mini-sector of businesses has been built around delivering and stocking snacks for hungry office employees. So what happens to those businesses when those employees are no longer in the office, as has been the case during this pandemic?
The news that tight lockdown measures in the UK are expected to be slightly relaxed following the prime minister’s upcoming speech this Sunday should hopefully have us all breathe a welcome sigh of relief. If that doesn’t do the trick, perhaps a self-care product will; online beauty retailers in the UK have reported that sales of wellbeing products have skyrocketed since lockdown began.
Could COVID-19 Spark Mental Health Technology Benefits? || Mad World: Mental health / Wellbeing / Workplace
The use of technology designed to raise mental health and emotional wellbeing has become increasingly more prominent. In the early weeks of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Make A Difference Media asked me to share some insight into the landscape to date and what may now change.
The fitness industry has been hit hard by the coronavirus shutdown and luxury fitness has not been immune. Studios have had to quickly make the move to digital in order to give members high-end fitness classes from home.