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Lululemon To Acquire Home Workout Platform Mirror In US$500M Deal

3 Mins Read Lululemon, the darling of the athleisure world, has announced that it will acquire the stay-at-home fitness company Mirror for US$500 million. It marks the brand’s first acquisition, and is yet another sign that the future of fitness remains at home as the world continues to battle the coronavirus crisis.  The popular upmarket athleisure brand announced […]

Post Covid-19 Gym Visit: 10 Ways Fitness & Yoga Studios Will Change

5 Mins Read The coronavirus crisis is beginning to ease in some areas of the world, and many regular gym, fitness and yoga studio goers have been eager to see the return of in-person classes and sessions. But while the economy is gradually opening up, we’re going to need to brace for some big changes that will outlast […]

Adidas & Allbirds Partner To Develop ‘Lowest Ever Carbon Footprint’ Sports Shoe

3 Mins Read Global sportswear giant Adidas and sustainable shoe brand Allbirds are now collaborating to develop a new performance shoe with the lowest carbon footprint ever recorded. In the process, the two companies share sustainable innovations and knowledge. The major partnership comes as mainstream brands across the board are looking to shine their eco-credentials in line with […]

Chinese Home Workout App Keep Raises US$80M, Becomes Unicorn

2 Mins Read Chinese fitness app Keep, which provides users with online training to exercise at home, has just secured US$80 million in its latest Series E funding round. The latest capital has reportedly lifted the startup to unicorn status, and comes on the heels of the coronavirus pandemic, which kept millions confined indoors.  In its latest Series […]

COS Launches First Sustainable Activewear Collection With Recycled Fabrics & Organic Cotton

2 Mins Read COS, the high-end fashion brand under H&M Group, has just launched its first-ever line of activewear made from sustainable materials. Called COS Active, the new 15-piece collection will feature everything from leggings to outerwear, which will contain recycled fabrics and organic cotton. It comes as more brands in the fashion industry are ramping up sustainability […]

8 Free Online Fitness & Yoga Classes To Do At Home During Coronavirus

3 Mins Read In order to help flatten the curve of the coronavirus pandemic, many of us are practicing social distancing and staying at home as much as possible. Many businesses are also enforcing measures to help protect its staff and the public, such as gyms and yoga studios. But not being able to head to your usual […]

Future Of Wellness Report 2020: The 5 Most Interesting Industry Trends

4 Mins Read Every year, the Global Wellness Summit (GWS) trends forecasting team publishes a report predicting the new developments that will influence the now US$4.5 trillion health and wellness industry. Titled the Future of Wellness 2020, this year’s report highlighted 8 trends in total. Of those, 5 stood out as truly disruptive– in fact, we are already […]

INTERVIEW: Kapuhala Eco Wellness Retreat Founder Stefano Passarello “We’re A Hotspot For Forward Thinkers”

9 Mins Read In this interview, we chat to Stefano Passarello, a serial entrepreneur known to some as the “Greater Bay Area Bio-Hacker.” Stefano is also the founder and CEO of Kapuhala Retreat, Koh Samui’s newest eco-wellness paradise that he hopes will become the testing grounds for business people and entrepreneurs to experience the benefits of biohacking. Stefano […]

Wellness Darling ClassPass Becomes Unicorn With New Funding Round

3 Mins Read ClassPass, the global fitness and health marketplace and darling of the wellness world, has just announced the close of a US$ 285 million Series E investment, pushing their valuation above the US$1 billion mark to make it officially a tech “unicorn,” the coveted moniker for ambitious Silicon Valley founders. The round attracted funding from major […]

10 Super Simple Daily Health & Fitness Habits To Kickstart This January

5 Mins Read We hope all of you had a merry holiday season and enjoyed the festivities with plenty of delicious, wholesome, plant-based food alongside meaningful conversations and happy memories. Now, we’re saying hello to 2020 – a brand new decade – which means that it’s the perfect time to get started with our new year goals. We […]

Green Queen 2020 Trend Predictions: Nature-Based Fitness Takes Over

2 Mins Read After years of every fitness trend under the sun, the industry is set for a serious U-turn, back to nature. Fitness enthusiasts of today are looking for more than just optimising their physical bodies, they are seeking deeper connection and meaning from their daily workout. Our prediction for 2020: fitness will go outdoors. You might […]

UK Athleisure Brand Sweaty Betty Opens Hong Kong Store At Central’s ifc Mall

3 Mins Read Premium athletic and yoga sportswear brand hailing from the United Kingdom, Sweaty Betty, has opened a Hong Kong shop in Central’s ifc Mall following a leap in sales in recent years. This marks the brand’s very first store in Asia, a region ripe for launching fitness-oriented products, especially thanks to a booming health and wellness […]

INTERVIEW: Taiwan Pro-Basketball Player Doug Creighton “The Year I Went Vegan Was The Best Of My Career”

4 Mins Read Green Queen sits down with Doug Creighton, a Taiwanese-American professional basketball player for the Pauian Archiland team in Taiwan’s Super Basketball League. A vegan for many years, Creighton is now Green Monday’s Taiwan ambassador and a supporter of the global plant-based movement. We sat down to discuss what it’s like being a vegan athlete, Asia’s […]

Health, Wellness & Fitness Festival IRIS Returns To Central Harbourfront This Month

2 Mins Read On the weekend of the 21st – 22nd September, Hong Kong’s largest outdoor fitness and wellness festival IRIS will return to Central Harbourfront to showcase more than 80 activities and experiences. In addition to ticketed talks, meditation and movement activities, there will also be a free-entry marketplace comprised of 70 health and lifestyle brands from […]