Welcome to our monthly news roundup, where we curate the best news, trends, apps, and information from around the fitness and wellness industry.
Roam Fitness is putting full-service gyms in airports, and the fitness-for-travelers trend may growaccordingto the Boston Globe.Roam’s first location in the Baltimore airport is over 1,000 square feet and includes cardio equipment, free weights, a TRX system, private bathrooms, and showers. A day pass costs $25. Read the full articleorcheck out Roam Fitness for details
Is CrossFit a religion? The Atlantic piece looks into how gyms are starting to fill spiritual and social needs for many nonreligious people. Read the full article
Fitness tracker company Jawbone is shutting down and liquidating its assets according to various news outlets. Hosain Rahman, Jawbone’s CEO, will be starting a new company, Jawbone Health Hub, which will focus on medical software and devices. Read more at Business Insider
Vivo has a new amphibious adventure shoe made out of … algae.Link
Apex, NC is unveiling a ninja warrior course at their community park, a first for municipal parks.Link