The nutrigenomics boom | The revenge of the gym | Hospitality enters the metaverse | Crypto trading addicts head to rehab

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 17th, 2022 We want to be the top wellness hub in the world: TRSDC’s official DUBAI: In a bid to become a global wellness hub, AMAALA has merged under the aegis of The Red Sea Development Co. with tourism plans of its own. Metaverse hospitality Regal Hotels also entered The Sandbox in April with…

The ancient science of Ayurveda is beauty’s next big thing

The ancient science of Ayurveda is beauty’s next big thing For perfect-skin obsessives of a certain age, the 1997 book “Absolute Beauty: Radiant Skin and Inner Harmony Through the Ancient Secrets of Ayurveda ” was required reading. A primer on the millennia-old system of Indian medicine, written by Ayurvedic doctor and Soho spa owner Pratima Raichur, it helped readers suss out that whole mysterious dosha…

China’s hottest trend: workout livestreams (Singer/actor Liu Genghong is the face of the trend, gaining 64 mil. followers in one month)

Liu Genghong Is the Face of China’s Hottest Trend, Workout Livesteams | Jing Daily What Happened: The pandemic has unexpectedly made a hit livestreamer of singer and actor Liu Genghong. On Douyin, Liu and his wife Vivi Wang have sparked a fitness revolution: they gained more than 64 million followers within a single month (for perspective, the fitness app Keep took seven years to accumulate…

Fitness centers strike back: Life Time, Planet Fitness take aim at Peloton with sharp increases in revenue

Americans are heading back to the gym It’s the revenge of the gyms. What’s happening: Fitness chains like Life Time and Planet Fitness reported sharp increases in revenue and users this week at the same time as Peloton’s slump deepens. It’s a dramatic reversal of their fortunes from the early going of the pandemic, when fitness facilities were shuttered and stay-at-home workout stocks were flourishing.…

Peloton will launch a rowing machine

Peloton teases new rower at Homecoming event Peloton’s annual Homecoming event is for the fans. It’s where the fitness tech company teases new products, as well as drops new features and content. It’s also a chance for fans to take live classes taught by their favorite instructors and attend special panel discussions. Read More from the Global Wellness News ™

New wearable is like a “lab on your skin” | Venture capitalists pouring billions into mental health/wellness platforms | Glamping: the hippest trend for young Chinese travelers

Headlines in the Global Wellness Economy Global Wellness News™ | May 12th, 2022 An Experimental Health Tracker Senses How Drunk You Are Imagine a future where, after a night of bar-hopping with friends, you can whip out your phone, consult a smartphone app connected to a wireless device stuck to the side of your arm, and find out exactly how hammered you are. Peloton’s earnings…