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Mindbody Executive Recognized for Advancing Gender Equality in the Workplace
Posted: February 13, 2020 in Suppliers

MINDBODYSAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Mindbody, a leading technology platform for the wellness industry, has announced that Michelle Berlin, Mindbody’s Senior Vice President of People and Culture, was named to Fairygodboss’ inaugural Gender Equality Superheroes list. The recognition identifies leading executives that have made an impact by spearheading the push for gender parity at their workplaces in 2019. Read More...

Johnson Health Tech Receives International Service Excellence Award
Posted: February 6, 2020 in Suppliers

Johnson Health TechCOTTAGE GROVE, WI - It has been announced that Johnson Health Tech (JHT) was awarded the 2019 International Service Excellence Award by the Customer Service Institute of America (CSIA). JHT is the first ever fitness equipment manufacturer to be recognized with this achievement. Read More...

Daxko Acquires UpLaunch to Bolster Offerings for Boutique Gyms
Posted: February 6, 2020 in Suppliers

DaxkoBIRMINGHAM, AL - Daxko has announced that it has acquired UpLaunch, an unparalleled CRM and marketing automation software designed for the unique needs of affiliate and boutique gyms. Paired with Daxko's existing brands, Zen Planner and SugarWOD, which serve over 5,000 boutique and affiliate gyms, the company now has various offerings available for facilities in that category. Read More...

Peloton Announces Settlement Of Litigation Against Flywheel Sports, Inc.
Posted: February 5, 2020 in Suppliers

PelotonNEW YORK, N.Y. - Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON), the world's largest interactive fitness platform, has announced that it has settled its patent infringement litigation against Flywheel Sports, Inc. In 2018 and 2019, Peloton initiated patent infringement suits against Flywheel related to its Fly Anywhere bike for infringing on Peloton's patented technology. Peloton now officially issues the following statement... Read More...

Club OS Named Exclusive Sales and Marketing Management Software for Movati Athletic
Posted: February 5, 2020 in Chains, Suppliers

Club OSPHILADELPHIA, PA - Movati Athletic, known for its affordable luxury, has named Club OS as the exclusive customer relationship management software for its 17 locations. The Canadian-born fitness chain first began using the Club OS software in 2015 to streamline its sales, communication and marketing efforts. Read More...

Matrix Fitness, Smart Fit Announce Partnership
Posted: February 4, 2020 in Suppliers

Matrix: Strong, Smart, BeautifulSAO PAULO, BRAZIL - Matrix Fitness and Smart Fit has announced a partnership for the premium equipment provider to equip 200 Smart Fit facilities within the next three years. Read More...

Wellbeats Launching New Nutrition Channel This March
Posted: January 31, 2020 in Suppliers

WellbeatsMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Wellbeats is cooking up a brand-new channel set to release this March: Nutrition! The Wellbeats nutrition channel is redefining the fitness space by expanding on its diverse health content offerings including fitness classes, mindfulness courses, office breaks, recovery, meditation, pre/post-natal fitness and sports performance exercises. The new channel will launch over 20 classes covering a variety of topics. Read More...

Octane Fitness Adds Seasoned Veteran to Commercial Sales Team
Posted: January 31, 2020 in Suppliers

Octane FitnessVANCOUVER, WA - Nautilus, Inc. (NYSE: NLS), an innovative leader in home fitness for over 40 years, has announced that Octane Fitness has hired veteran Matt Santos as the new Territory Manager for Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, Arkansas and Mississippi. With 23 years of experience in the fitness industry, Santos is focused on commercial sales in the South region, managing all YMCAs, the GSA Tactical Fitness account and all dealer business. Read More...

New Zeamo Rewards Program Helps Companies Incentivize Employee Fitness to Encourage Healthy Habits
Posted: January 30, 2020 in Suppliers

ZeamoNEW YORK, N.Y. - Zeamo, the digital fitness solution for employee wellness, has launched Zeamo Rewards, giving companies a free, easy way to reward employees for staying fit and building healthy habits to improve physical and mental well-being among the workforce. Read More...

Medical Fitness Association Names Active Wellness’ Amanda Konigsberg as Northeast Region Chair
Posted: January 27, 2020 in Suppliers

Medical Fitness AssociationPINEHURST, N.C. - The Medical Fitness Association announces that Amanda Konigsberg, who works with Active Wellness, has been appointed as its Northeast Region Chair. In this role, Konigsberg will oversee the NE Region Advisory Board that consists of the several State Captains in the Region. She is responsible for communicating activities and events impacting member facilities and planning the annual Regional Conference. Read More...

Daxko Acquires PlayerSpace to Bring Streamlined, Integrated Youth Program Management to a Growing Number of Health and Wellness Centers
Posted: January 24, 2020 in Suppliers

DaxkoBIRMINGHAM, AL - Daxko has announced that it acquired PlayerSpace, a leader in sports program management technology to YMCAs and similar organizations across the country. The addition of PlayerSpace enhances Daxko's offerings of membership management platforms powering more than 10,000 health and wellness facilities worldwide. Read More...

Workouts For Good: Wellbeats Announces Partnership With HopeKids MN
Posted: January 24, 2020 in Suppliers

WellbeatsST. LOUIS PARK, MN - Working out could benefit more than the waistline this February, thanks to Wellbeats and HopeKids MN. St. Louis Park-based Wellbeats, a leading provider of on-demand, virtual fitness programming, announced it has formed a philanthropic partnership with HopeKids MN, the local chapter of a national nonprofit that organizes ongoing events and activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with a life-threatening medical condition, such as cancer. Read More...

USTA Awards $50,000+ in Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots Grants
Posted: January 22, 2020 in Suppliers

USTAORLANDO, FL - The USTA has announced that it is awarding more than $50,000 in USTA Wheelchair Tennis Grassroots grants to 33 deserving wheelchair tennis programs nationwide. Grants were awarded to local organizations that promote and develop the growth of wheelchair tennis and use the sport to help build stronger, healthier communities. Read More...

Mindbody and F45 Training Finalize New Global Agreement
Posted: January 22, 2020 in Suppliers

MINDBODYSAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Mindbody, a leading technology platform for the wellness industry, has announced a global agreement with one of the fastest-growing fitness franchisors in the United States, F45 Training. The five-year agreement will see Mindbody utilized in key markets to manage their studio operations. Read More...

Theragun Introduces Theragun University, A Percussive Therapy Training Program, Launching With Genesis Health Clubs
Posted: January 21, 2020 in Chains, Suppliers

THERAGUN LOS ANGELES, CA - Theragun, Inc., a leader in hand-held percussive therapy devices, announced the launch of Theragun University, premiering the program with its partnership with Genesis Health Clubs. Theragun University is the education division of Theragun, leading the industry in providing proprietary certification courses for personal trainers, massage therapists, chiropractors and physical therapists. With master trainers in over 12 countries, Theragun University delivers certification courses in-person and through digital online classes. To date, Theragun has trained over 1,000 professionals worldwide in live certification courses. Read More...

REX Growth Sees Justin Tamsett Join the U.S. Team
Posted: January 18, 2020 in Suppliers

Roundtables For ExecutivesGARRISON, N.Y. - In 2020, Justin Tamsett, one of the industry’s thought leaders will be joining the REX Chairs Team in the U.S. An industry veteran of 30 years, JT has had the REX license in Australia since 2005 and conducted over 200 meetings in Australia and New Zealand. He has spoken in 22 countries, and in 2020, he will speak for the 15th consecutive year at IHRSA. He is the owner of The Fitness Business Podcast, which has become the go to fitness podcast on the planet. Read More...

InBody Partners with Orangetheory Fitness to Advance Technology Offerings with Body Composition Analysis
Posted: January 16, 2020 in Chains, Suppliers

InBodyCERRITOS, CA - Orangetheory Fitness continues to seek out innovative ways for members to track progress by leveraging new technology. Starting today, members can take a 15 second InBody Test, a research-backed body composition analysis. The InBody Test allows members to get an accurate and reliable breakdown of their body composition, objectively measuring and tracking their progress in key areas including: muscle mass, body fat percentage and metabolic rate. Read More...

Successful Health Care Entrepreneur, Kyle Rolfing, Joins Wellbeats’ Board of Directors
Posted: January 16, 2020 in Suppliers

WellbeatsMINNEAPOLIS, MN - Wellbeats has announced that Minnesota entrepreneur, Kyle Rolfing, will join the company’s Board of Directors effective immediately. Rolfing has an extensive history of innovation in health care, including co-founding Definity Health, RedBrick Health, and most recently, Bright Health, companies that revolutionized consumer-directed health care and workplace wellbeing. Read More...

PTR Receives USTA Provisional Accreditation; Re-Accredited by USCCE
Posted: January 13, 2020 in Suppliers

Professional Tennis RegistryHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) had announced that it has received provisional accreditation from the United States Tennis Association (USTA). USTA’s accreditation program sets uniform standards for the development of those new to the profession and will include ongoing coaching education for all certified professionals who are members of accredited organizations. PTR also announced that it has been successfully re-accredited by the United States Center for Coaching Excellence (USCCE) and National Council for Accreditation of Coaching Education (NCACE) at Level 5 accreditation for its PTR Master of Tennis - Performance program. Read More...

ClassPass Raises $285 Million to Accelerate International Growth and Scale Corporate Program
Posted: January 8, 2020 in Suppliers

ClassPassNEW YORK, N.Y. - ClassPass, a leading global fitness and wellness marketplace, has announced the close of a $285 million Series E investment. The round, which was led by L Catterton and Apax Digital, with additional participation by existing investor Temasek, follows the successful expansion by ClassPass into 28 countries and the signing of more than 1,000 leading employers into its corporate wellness program. Read More...

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