Welltodo Today: Gen Z & The Fitness Industry, Eco Yoga, Amazon’s Growing Empire Sparks Fears


Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.

Consumer trends: How will Gen Z affect the fitness industry?

The oldest Z-ers were aged 10 when Facebook went global / PHOTO: SHUTTERSTOCK.COM Generation Z will know much more about healthy lifestyles, from a very young age, than any previous generations, which means a great future for the fitness and wellness industries The emergence of Generation Z, the cohort following the Millennials (also known as Gen Y), signals an important landmark.

The eco guide to yoga

Daily yoga sessions were the unexpected hit at the recent Cop23 climate talks in Bonn. Delegate demand was so high that the organisers (the Indian delegation) ran out of mats. Yoga is an accessible route to mindfulness, and a crucial tool for exposing environmental emergency Yoga is an accessible route to mindfulness, and could be a crucial tool for those exposed to environmental emergency.

Why remembering you are not your job is crucial to your well-being

There have probably been plenty of nights you’ve taken your work home with you, have responded to emails at 10 p.m., and have let a bad day at the office totally affect your mood. And don’t worry-you’re not alone.

Meet the Woman Behind Seattle’s Most Successful Pure Barre Studios – Sporteluxe

Pure Barre first burst onto the fitness scene in 2001, when founder Carrie Rezabek Dorr opened the very first location in an office basement in Birmingham, MI. Nearly eight years later, it became a franchise and the popular workout turned into a nationwide powerhouse with more than 460 studios.

Podcast: ChicP turning unwanted crops into hummus products – FoodBev Media

ChicP was started up by Hannah McCollum, who made it her mission to help minimise the problem of surplus foods. With up to 40% of British crops being rejected because of their shape and size, Hannah had the idea to turn some of what’s called wonky foods into hummus dips.

Malls open their doors to the once-shunned fitness industry

Gyms are emerging as popular mall tenants as department stores and retailers shrink or close their stores across the country. The once-shunned gym has become a popular tenant of malls and shopping centers for two reasons: the fitness industry has boomed and mall owners are looking to fill vacant

Instacart Signs Up a Grocery Giant After Amazon Fuels Delivery Fears

Amazon.com Inc. ‘s expansion into the grocery industry may be pushing more supermarket chains into the arms of Instacart Inc., a delivery service that helps retailers fill online orders. Albertsons Cos., the second-largest traditional grocer in the U.S., is the latest to team up with the startup on same-day delivery.


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