Tag: Physical fitness

Why golf club-maker Callaway is moving away from the fairway

With a record number of new golfers teeing off in 2020, Callaway, the maker of golf balls, clubs, bags and apparel, has been thriving. Callaway announced in May first-quarter net revenue of $652 million, a 47% increase from a year earlier. “Callaway pre-Covid was already the number one brand in sticks, I call it, which […]

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Peloton stock sheds $4 billion in market value in 1 day over its treadmill debacle

Maggie Lu uses a Peloton Tread treadmill during CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 11, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images Peloton shares closed Wednesday down nearly 15%, wiping $4.1 billion off its market value in one day, after the fitness equipment maker apologized for not voluntarily […]

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Peloton’s clash with agency over treadmill safety threatens to tarnish brand

Maggie Lu uses a Peloton Tread treadmill during CES 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center on January 11, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ethan Miller | Getty Images A public dispute with a federal agency over safety concerns and a chilling video of a child being dragged under a treadmill are threatening the community […]

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Pandemic effect: Healthcare experts warn of rise of obesity cases among children – ET HealthWorld

Confined to their homes amid the Covid-19 pandemic, children are facing a higher risk of obesity due to increased intake of junk food, lack of socialisation and physical activities, healthcare experts have warned. Covid-19 is expected to possibly worsen the problem of obesity in middle and high socio economic groups, they said. The economic, food, […]

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So long, Peloton: Joe Biden may need new exercise equipment when he moves to White House

Jen Van Santvoord rides her Peloton exercise bike at her home on April 07, 2020 in San Anselmo, California. Ezra Shaw | Getty Images When Joe Biden moves into the White House, he may have to leave part of his workout routine behind. The president-elect’s Peloton could be seen by the Secret Service as a […]

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