News: Wellness

Western Australia’s leading health groups urge Crown Perth to make casino entirely smoke-free

The Australian Medical Association (WA), Australian Council on Smoking and Health WA and Cancer Council WA are calling on Crown Perth to make its high-roller gaming areas at the casino…

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Dec 1, 2020 Venues / Wellness /

 
 

Australian health leaders contribute to WHO’s revised global recommendations for physical activity

University of Southern Queensland’s Professor Stuart Biddle was one of three Australians among 27 international experts chosen by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be involved in…

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Nov 26, 2020 Education / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

Fitbit names JMDC as exclusive distributor of Fitbit Premium for enterprise customers in Japan

Fitbit has today announced that one of Japan’s biggest medical database providers, JMDC, will be the exclusive distributor of Fitbit Premium - Fitbit’s paid membership service -…

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Nov 26, 2020 Fitness / Technology / Wellness /

 
 

Perth-based fitness start-up Vitruvian raises US$2.5 million seed round capital

Perth-based fitness start-up Vitruvian has raised US$2.5 million in capital in a seed round led by South East Asian fitness operator Evolution Wellness. This injection allows Vitruvian to…

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Nov 25, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Technology / Wellness /

 
 

Independent group exercise instructors and personal trainers to pose a threat to clubs?

Leading US-based fitness educator and past FILEX speaker Sara Kooperman, has expressed fears that with the current COVID-19 pandemic having caused gyms to furlough their group exercise…

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Nov 24, 2020 Features / Finance / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

IHRSA survey highlights users’ sentiments on the essential role of fitness clubs

A new survey undertaken by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) – ‘The COVID Era Fitness Consumer’ discusses American health club user…

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Nov 22, 2020 Education / Fitness / Safety / Wellness /

 
 

Thailand’s Kamalaya Sanctuary secures global award for Health and Wellness Destination of the Year

Thailand’s Kamalaya Wellness Sanctuary and Holistic Spa has received the honour of being named (for the third time) ‘Worldwide Health & Wellness Destination of the…

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Nov 20, 2020 Wellness /

 
 

Events successfully return to Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre

Wellness and hospitality events were among the four trade fairs successfully held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) from 11th to 13th November 2020.  The fairs…

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Nov 20, 2020 Events / Hospitality / Marketing / Safety / Venues /

 
 

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