Welltodo Today: Mindfulness For Kids, Insider Fitness Trends, Millennial Wellness


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

Amazon’s Drive-Up Grocery Store Experiment Gets A Fresh Name | Fast Company

Last week, a permit for signage was filed with the city’s department of construction showing “Amazon Fresh Pickup” as the store name. The images shown here, which were first uncovered by GeekWire , reveal a bit more detail on how the store will work. (Amazon did not respond to a request for comment on this article.)

4 fitness trends that will be major in 2017, according to a Google insider

Over the past year, several wellness trends have emerged. Think: staying in as the new going out, inflammation-fighting beverages FTW ( turmeric latte break, anyone?), and putting your best makeup-free face forward rather than trying to get that Kardashian contour just right. One thing that’s certain? Fitness will remain the top extracurricular for millennials.

Why millennials would rather go spinning than clubbing

On a Friday night in London, twentysomethings are packing themselves into a dark basement. The lights are low, the music is loud and the room is buzzing in anticipation. Finally, a woman walks on…

Adidas is working on digital fitness products that are more ‘open’

“It’s not just about, ‘Can we develop a new piece of hardware that is a standalone Adidas ecosystem,'” Burr told Engadget in an interview at SXSW 2017. “You’ll be seeing that we’ll be opening up a bunch of our content and know-how to other third party devices, and [making]it more of an open platform scenario so that we can extend onto other people’s devices as well.”

A quarter of Gym Group sites are in areas of high physical inactivity

Low-cost health club operator The Gym Group is placing itself at the heart of the war on inactivity, revealing that a quarter of its sites are placed in the most sedentary regions of the UK. John Treharne, chief executive of The Gym Group, said the organisation was actively targeting areas of inactivity and traditional deprivation because of their “growth potential”.

Fit Kitchen launches healthy meal deliveries in London

A personalised meal delivery service has launched in London to cater for customers who want to eat healthily but don’t have the time. Fit Kitchen will deliver food based on a customer’s individual nutritional needs and taste preferences for a starting price of £15 for two meals.

WTRMLN WTR Launches BLNDS line – BevNET.com

New York, NY (March 9, 2017) – WTRMLN WTR has introduced a line of three new functional blends (aka BLNDS) to its growing product portfolio.

Eight-year-olds to get mindfulness lessons to promote wellbeing

School pupils as young as eight will reportedly be taught mindfulness and relaxation exercises as part of a trial run by the Government to promote wellbeing. Millions of children are thought to face mental health issues – as many as three per classroom – and the Department for Education (DfE) is inviting schools to apply to run the trials from May.


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