fitness

Analysis From Kohl's To Nike, Apparel Brands Are Making Athleisure More Inclusive

Here's how leading fitness and apparel brands are making the lifestyle trend accessible to everyone, introducing new lines of activewear designed with inclusivity in mind

Brand Activation & Immersion Marriott Helps Its Customers Pursue Wellness Goals With New App Experience

TakeCare Level 30 is a new program from the hotel chain that allows members to partner up and compete in group challenges to improve wellbeing and drive brand loyalty around Marriott's wellness culture

Fitness & Sport Why A Human-Focused Fitness Platform Launched A Digital Coach

In a bid to better meet the needs of today's mobile and digital-first consumers, Aaptiv launched a virtual trainer service that helps members achieve their goals on their own terms

Fashion & Apparel Expert Insight: Building A Loyal Community Around A Brand's Values

PSFK sits down with Matt Blonder of Reebok to discover how the fitness brand is fostering connections among its most loyal fans through its Unlocked program, integrating into consumers' everyday lifestyles

Design SoulCycle's Newest Location Brings Sweat and Strength To Hudson Yards

Manhattan's buzziest neighborhood gets its very own location of the cult-favorite cycling studio, which opened inside the brand-new Equinox Hotel

Features The Active Lifestyle Hubs Bringing Health And Wellness To A Growing Mid-Atlantic Region

As D.C and Philadelphia emerge as leaders in retail innovation, these wellness-based spots are a must-see for locals and tourists alike

Merchandising & Curation Puma's Digital-Led Store Enhances How Consumers Discover Its Shoes

The athletic brand famous for its sneakers is driving engagement by enhancing store consumers' path to purchase at three key stages

Packaging & Product Engagement Nike Fit Helps Sneaker Customers Find The Perfect Shoe Remotely

Nike is responding to a common consumer pain point of inconsistent shoe sizing with a mobile app customers can implement in-store or at home to scan their feet and assess ideal fit

Gaming & Play Champion And Foot Locker Offer eSports Fans Live NYC Tournament

Giving esports fans the chance to connect in real life, the two retailers will be hosting a tournament at Champion's flagship store as well as selling merchandise from the competing teams in-store and online

Loyalty & Membership Obé Boutique Fitness Brings Livestream Workouts To Subscribers' Living Rooms

Inspired by Jane Fonda workouts of the '80s, Obé fitness is harking back to millennial consumers' childhoods with retro aesthetics and themes for its on-demand subscription class program

Retail French Sporting Goods Retailer Opens Apple-Powered Cashless U.S. Store

Decathlon is launching its first and flagship location on U.S. soil complete with digital-led and cashless transaction features as well as experimenting with kiosk check-outs

Shopper Education & Assistance Adidas Commits To Sustainability With 100% Recyclable Shoe

Called The Loop, the fully sustainable sneaker is part of the sportswear retailer's efforts to reduce shoe-making waste, designing a pair of kicks that are "made to be remade"

Shopper Marketing & Promotion The North Face Closes Stores And Encourages Outdoor Activity For Earth Day

In keeping with its brand focus on adventuring, the retailer is shuttering its U.S. and Canada stores this holiday and hosting IRL meetups for its community

Health Under Armour's Next-Gen Performance Apparel Boosts Wearers' Oxygen Delivery

The athletic apparel retailer's latest gear moves beyond moisture wicking and into heat capturing to dilate wearers' blood vessels with bioceramic technology, improving performance, sleep and recovery