Global fitness giant F45 goes into meltdown as Mark Wahlberg-backed company’s shares dive and boss steps away

Stocks in Australian-founded fitness franchise F45 have gone into meltdown, with the shares plunging more than 60 per cent. It has prompted the company’s chief executive and founder Adam Gilchrist to step down — but not before getting a $10.1 million handshake. Along with Mr Gilchrist’s departure, the global giant — which is financially backed … Read more

Genotoxic carcinogens found in 60pc of cooking oil samples: consumer watchdog

Oil is an essential ingredient for cooking. According to the Consumer Council’s recent test on 50 samples of cooking oil, 94% were detected with 1 or more types of harmful contaminants. 29 samples were detected with the genotoxic carcinogen glycidol, 2 of which even exceeded the European Union’s standard. The Council sourced 50 samples of … Read more

Virgin Active plans flexible pricing and online offerings to combat work-from-home trends

Virgin Active says its clubs in South Africa are showing good traction on membership recovery following a lift in the restrictions around capacity, in line with lockdown regulations in February of 2022. Since the relaxation of Coronavirus restrictions and the removal of capacity restraints in Q1 2022, Virgin Active South Africa said its sales have … Read more

Fitness centers hold off on renewing ventilation facilities

File photo. Fitness centers had little intention to invest in upgrading ventilation facilities, a veteran said, as the industry expected a government subsidy.  The second stage of easing in social distancing measures has been implemented starting Thursday, allowing citizens to not wear masks when exercising in fitness centers that meet the requirement of six or … Read more

More exercise, better life | Local Business

At 22,000 square feet, the borough of Chaguanas now has the largest gym in Trinidad and Tobago. Raw Fitness Health Club officially opened its doors at the Brentwood Mall last week Tuesday. The state-of-the-art gym is divided into two stories and boasts an open floor plan and modern design. From its sensory-operated doors to its … Read more

Is Noom Good For Weight Loss, Lays Off Nutrition Coaches

photo: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP (Getty Images) This probably isn’t what they meant when they said “trim the fat.” Weight loss app Noom will be laying off 495 wellness coaches in total over the coming days, according to a report by insider based on company documents. An unnamed wellness coach, who was not a part of the … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | health and fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Walz to call for deal on unemployment insurance, ‘hero pay’ | Health & Fitness

By MOHAMED IBRAHIM – Associated Press/Report for America ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz was expected to call for compromise in negotiations to replenish the state’s unemployment insurance trust fund and to pay frontline worker bonuses during his State of the State address on Sunday. Legislative leaders are deadlocked on the unemployment … Read more

Court: Iowa restaurants can’t collect COVID loss insurance | health and fitness

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Iowa Supreme Court said Friday that two restaurants cannot collect damages from insurance policies for losing business following the governor’s March 2020 order requiring restaurants to temporarily stop in-person dining amid rising COVID-19 cases. The case likely serves as a lesson to business owners who believe they’ve purchased all-risk … Read more