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Orangetheory Fitness Continues Partnership with InBody to Provide Members Body Composition and Heart Rate Analytics
Posted: January 11, 2022 in Chains, Suppliers

Orangetheory FitnessCERRITOS, CA - Health and wellness has been a focal point since the initial onset of the pandemic as many individuals quickly recognized the importance of prioritizing personal health. After many months of living in a sedentary, stagnant world, the desire to live an active, vibrant life has never been higher. Orangetheory Fitness, the global fitness brand known for its results-driven and science-based full-body workouts, recognized the need to have real-time health information available for its members and partnered with InBody to offer its valuable insights across studios worldwide. Read More...

Matrix Fitness Announces Technical Integration of Matrix Equipment with the Advagym Service
Posted: January 10, 2022 in Suppliers

Matrix: Strong, Smart, BeautifulCOTTAGE GROVE, WI - Matrix Fitness, one of the world’s fastest-growing commercial fitness brands, announced the technical integration of Matrix brand equipment with the Advagym digital platform from Sony Europe B.V. (hereinafter ‘Sony’), to offer a complete connected experience. The new connectivity between Advagym’s digital platform and connected Matrix touchscreen cardiovascular equipment enables a contactless and integrated experience. Read More...

Fitness Tech Company Myzone Hits $102M Valuation After BGF Investment
Posted: January 10, 2022 in Suppliers

MYZONEU.K. - Myzone, a global manufacturer of wearable fitness tracking technology, has secured a $17.2 million investment from BGF, the UK’s most active growth capital investor, alongside renowned tech entrepreneur, Vin Murria OBE, who also joins as Non-Executive Chair. Created in 2011 by fitness industry expert Dave Wright, Myzone has experienced impressive growth since inception and currently serves over 9,000 facilities in 84 different countries, boasting over two million shipped devices. Read More...

Fitness On Demand Releases 100+ Workouts With SH1FT Series
Posted: January 10, 2022 in Suppliers

Fitness On DemandCHANHASSEN, MN - FitnessOnDemand has just released over 100 workouts across all five SH1FT series. SH1FT is the first high intensity training format to harness the power of the Six Degrees of Freedom, a concept from engineering and robotics that describes how a body moves through space. These videos are immediately available on all FitnessOnDemand memberships. Read More...

Updated ACSM Certification Guidebook Now Available for ACSM-certified Professionals
Posted: January 7, 2022 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - ACSM-certified professionals can now access an updated guidebook on the policies and procedures for the maintenance of their certification. The ACSM Certification Guidebook outlines details and addresses frequently asked questions regarding the recertification process, expired certifications, continuing education opportunities and provides additional resources. Read More...

NASM and Sharecare Team Up to Inspire People to Develop Better Exercise Habits and Achieve Physical Fitness Goals
Posted: January 6, 2022 in Suppliers

NASMATLANTA, GA - The National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), a global leader in fitness and wellness certifications with best-in-class programs, and Sharecare (Nasdaq: SHCR), the digital health company that helps people manage all their health in one place, have teamed up to launch "Making Space for Movement," a co-developed mini course available exclusively within the Sharecare's mental wellbeing app, Unwinding. Read More...

Wellbeats is Honored as ACG Minnesota BOLD Awards 2022 Nominee
Posted: January 6, 2022 in Suppliers

WellbeatsMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Wellbeats announces that the company has been nominated for the Tenth Annual BOLD Awards presented by the Minnesota Chapter of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG). The BOLD Awards honor and recognize innovation, inspirational moves, bold visions and leaders that have made BOLD moves between January 2019 and December 2021 to positively grow, restructure or enhance their companies for the benefit of all stakeholders. Read More...

Intelivideo Announces New Leadership
Posted: January 5, 2022 in Suppliers

IntelivideoBROOMFIELD, CO - Intelivideo, a Video on Demand (VOD) and Livestreaming platform for the health and wellness industry, announced that Adam Zeitsiff, President and CEO, has notified the company of his decision to resign effective immediately. Matt Given, Executive Chairman and former President & CEO of Intelivideo prior to Zeitsiff, will assume the roles’ responsibilities. Read More...

Mindbody Announces Annual Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America According to Company’s 2022 Wellness Index Report
Posted: January 4, 2022 in Suppliers

MindbodySAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Mindbody, a leading experience technology platform for the wellness industry, has announced the much-anticipated ranking of the Top 10 Healthiest Cities in America as part of its 2022 Mindbody Wellness Index. For the third year in a row, Miami, Forida was ranked as the Healthiest City in America, followed by Los Angeles and San Diego. Read More...

Wearable Tech Named Top Fitness Trend for 2022
Posted: December 30, 2021 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - Exercise does a body good. So does sleep. Research indicates that physical activity and sleep contribute to a healthy immune system, which is critical in the ongoing battle with COVID-19. With more people turning to their smartwatch or fitness tracker to monitor exercise and sleep quality, it’s not surprising that more than 4,500 health and fitness pros surveyed by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) identified wearable tech as the new top trend in fitness for 2022. ACSM released the survey results in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2022,” published in the January/February issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal. Read More...

National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Announces 2021 Scholarship Recipients
Posted: December 29, 2021 in Suppliers

NSCACOLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The NSCA Foundation is proud to announce the recipients of its 2021 Scholarships. Over $80,000 will be awarded to these 38 impressive students from around the globe who are pursuing their academic dreams and represent the future of the strength and conditioning industry. Congratulations to this year's scholarship winners... Read More...

Wellbeats Joins Castlight Health’s Digital Health Ecosystem
Posted: December 23, 2021 in Suppliers

WellbeatsST. LOUIS PARK, MN – Wellbeats, a leading provider of on-demand, virtual wellness content for use in corporate wellbeing initiatives, has announced it will join health navigation leader Castlight Health, Inc.’s (NYSE:CSLT) digital health ecosystem, integrating more than 1,000 Wellbeats’ classes into the Castlight platform. The agreement will also allow Castlight to act as a reseller of the Wellbeats solution. Read More...

Codelocks Releases Its Third Generation KitLock with NetCode
Posted: December 23, 2021 in Suppliers

Code LocksIRVINE, CA - Codelocks Inc., a leading access control company that designs and distributes innovative, keyless door locks and access solutions, announces the availability of its new KitLock, the KL1000 G3 NetCode. The new locker lock combines the style and functionality of the popular KL1000 G3 KitLock with the convenience of Codelocks’ NetCode technology, enabling administrators to generate temporary date- and time-sensitive access codes. Read More...

Universal Tennis Announces Collegiate Ambassador Program
Posted: December 23, 2021 in Suppliers

Universal TennisPALO ALTO, CA - Universal Tennis announces the launch of the Universal Tennis Collegiate Ambassadors program. Heading into 2022, four top collegiate student-athletes have been selected to represent Universal Tennis as the first-ever Ambassadors. With the newly adopted NCAA Name, Image, and Likeness rule allowing student-athletes to earn money, Universal Tennis has become one of the first companies to take advantage of the change in tennis. Read More...

Is Your Gym Ready For The New Year?
Posted: December 17, 2021 in Suppliers

UpSwellAs we begin prepping for the New Year, you need to be asking yourself if your gym is really ready to take on the resolutions rush. We love making fitness resolutions and committing ourselves to better health. In 2020, it was the most common commitment people made, with 46% of Americans saying this was their New Year’s resolution. With January being the biggest month for new sign ups, according to the IHRSA (with more than 12% of all sign ups happening in January), it’s important that you prepare your gym to take on, and attract, new members. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Welcomes Two New Executives
Posted: December 15, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) announces two new Executive Team members, Chris Goudeseune has been promoted to Vice President of Operations, and Lauren Shroyer MS, ATC, has been promoted to Vice President of Product and Innovation. Read More...

American Council on Exercise Expands Exercise Professional’s Development with Newly Launched Courses on Inclusivity
Posted: December 13, 2021 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - With the goal of giving individuals and communities access to health and fitness programming that positively impacts their lives, the American Council on Exercise (ACE) furthers its commitment to advancing equity, diversity and inclusion with two new courses on how fitness managers and business owners can build more inclusive environments within the fitness industry. These courses are part of ACE’s Taking Action with ACE series. Read More...

Premium Fitness Club MOVATI Athletic Selects ABC Fitness Solutions for Enterprise Mobile App
Posted: December 9, 2021 in Independents, Suppliers

ABC Fitness SolutionsFRISCO, TX - The fitness industry has responded to changing consumer demands for integrated digital training solutions that provide flexibility and expertise on demand. Providing an enhanced member experience is top of mind for MOVATI Athletic, and ABC's IGNITE Engagement was the right technology to expand MOVATI's personal training online services to provide a fitness experience beyond the club that fits their clientele lifestyle and expectations. Read More...

Freemotion Launches New, GENESIS Dual Cable Cross – Inclusive Use, Making Strength Training Accessible to All
Posted: December 9, 2021 in Suppliers

FreemotionLOGAN, UT - Freemotion Fitness is introducing a new GENESIS Dual Cable Cross that meets Inclusive Use standards, helping facilities provide people with disabilities opportunities to train. The G624-IU GENESIS Dual Cable Cross features an open design, making it wheelchair accessible. Read More...

National Strength and Conditioning Association Announces 2022 Coach of the Year Awards
Posted: December 9, 2021 in Suppliers

NSCACOLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) is proud to announce the recipients of the organization’s 2022 Coach of the Year Awards: Professional Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year: Dan Dalrymple, CSCS, RSCC*E; College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year: Liane Blyn, MS, CSCS, RSCC*E; Assistant College Strength and Conditioning Coach of the Year: Ryan Metzger, MS, CSCS, RSCC. Read More...

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