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Wednesday, November 25th, 2020

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Xponential Fitness Organizes ‘XPRO’ Cast to Pioneer its Digital Workouts
Posted: November 24, 2020 in Suppliers

Xponential FitnessIRVINE, CA - Following the launch of its streaming platform GO, Xponential Fitness, a curator of leading boutique fitness brands with over 1,600 studios open worldwide, has announced the debut of its XPROS, a highly-qualified team of fitness and wellness professionals who will instruct its live and on-demand workouts going forward. Read More...

TECHNOGYM Opens Its New Los Angeles Store
Posted: November 23, 2020 in Suppliers

Technogym: The Wellness CompanyLOS ANGELES, CA - TECHNOGYM announces the opening of its brand-new retail store in Los Angeles, California. The two-floor space, located in the heart of the West Hollywood Design District, totals over 3,500 square feet and has been designed to offer a real Wellness lifestyle experience and allow people to discover the best products, technologies and services for physical exercise at home. The store will also have access to experienced personal trainers and interior designers for bespoke home-gym projects and personalized consultations. Read More...

New ACE Education Offers Pilates Instructor Training for Exercise Professionals to Encourage Client Longevity
Posted: November 19, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise (ACE) and Pilates Unlimited - The Art of Movement have launched a new continuing education course, the Pilates Mat Specialist Program. This new course prepares exercise professionals to incorporate mat Pilates exercises into their existing training offerings and confidently instruct specific mat Pilates classes. Read More...

YogaSix Launches Proprietary 300-Hour Virtual Yoga Teacher Training
Posted: November 18, 2020 in Chains, Suppliers

YogaSixIRVINE, CA - YogaSix, a leading boutique yoga brand, has announced the launch of its propriety 300-Hour Virtual Yoga Teacher Training, the first of which will be held from January to June 2021. To be led by three world class YogaSix Master Trainers, Christine Kick, Zac Armstrong and Emilie Porter-Rand, the 300-Hour program is designed for both active yoga teachers looking to expand their practical skillset and individuals realizing their passion for yoga and desire to teach. Read More...

Ecore Athletic Launches Outdoor Spaces Collection
Posted: November 17, 2020 in Suppliers

ecoreLANCASTER, PA - Ecore announces the launch of its Outdoor Spaces Collection. This collection of surfaces features everything from fitness flooring to playground surfacing to poured-in-place systems and synthetic turf to walkway solutions. The Outdoor Spaces Collection is ideal for creating permanent or temporary outdoor fitness spaces. Read More...

Life Fitness Introduces Two New Rowing Machines to Growing Portfolio of Performance Training Equipment
Posted: November 16, 2020 in Suppliers

Life FitnessROSEMONT, IL - Life Fitness announces the launch of the Heat Row and Heat Performance Row, two powerful new rowing machines designed to enhance the rowing experience of all users. The Life Fitness Heat Rowers feature sleek and modern aesthetics with a variety of easy-to-use features to meet the training needs of facilities and exercisers. Read More...

New Clean by Codelocks Finish Helps Codelocks Fight Against COVID-19
Posted: November 12, 2020 in Suppliers

Code LocksIRVINE, CA - Codelocks releases Clean by Codelocks, a photocatalytic coating that has been proven capable of eliminating the SARS-CoV-2 coronavirus (COVID-19) within minutes. The clear, durable coating reduces bacterial growth on any surface it is applied to and can be applied to any lock product in the Codelocks range. Read More...

Mindbody Co-founder & Executive Chairman Shares Business Advice in Debut Book
Posted: November 11, 2020 in Suppliers

MINDBODYSAN LUIS OBISPO, CA - Mindbody, a leading technology platform for the wellness industry, has announced the release of “Building a Wellness Business That Lasts: How to Make a Great Living Doing What You Love,” a book authored by Rick Stollmeyer, Mindbody’s Co-founder and current Executive Chairman. Read More...

ACSM Updates Education Requirement to Maintain Gold Standard Certifications
Posted: November 5, 2020 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - The ACSM Committee on Certification and Registry Boards (CCRB) has announced substantial changes to the educational requirements for its two highest level certifications, the ACSM Certified Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-EP) and the ACSM Certified Clinical Exercise Physiologist (ACSM-CEP). The change will require candidates for the ACSM-EP and ACSM-CEP exams to have a bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Exercise Science or Exercise Physiology from a regionally accredited college or university that is also programmatically accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP). Read More...

SportsArt’s Energy-Producing Gym Equipment to Power Electric Vehicles in the UK
Posted: November 3, 2020 in Suppliers

SportsArt FitnessSEATTLE, WA - SportsArt, a green fitness brand that develops sustainable gym equipment, announces its partnership with GRIDSERVE, an international sustainable energy business based in the UK that powers communities through renewable energy solutions. Together, these brands will bring to life an all-new Electric Forecourt, offering a simple and stress-free electric vehicle charging station with added amenities. In conjunction with GRIDSERVE and UK partner SA Green Fitness, SportsArt will offer its ECO-POWR technology into the Electric Forecourt design through its cutting-edge G576U Upright Cycles. Read More...

Move123 Cardio, Meditation and Even Active-Aging Classes Now Available on FitnessOnDemand
Posted: November 3, 2020 in Suppliers

Fitness On DemandCHANHASSEN, MN - To help clubs and fitness facilities offer more diverse programming in overall wellness, fitness and short form content for their members, FitnessOnDemand has added new content, classes and workouts from Move123, brainchild of Tony de Leede, an international fitness industry veteran with more than 40 years in the business. Tony created "Curves" and Australian Bodyworks in 1981, which grew to more than 20 clubs in the United States before being sold to LA Fitness. Read More...

Freemotion Launches the 22 SERIES Powered by iFit
Posted: October 28, 2020 in Suppliers

FreemotionLOGAN, UT - Freemotion announces the global launch of its brand-new iFit-powered 22 SERIES, a revolutionary full cardio range that provides the first truly interactive, connected fitness experience for commercial fitness facilities. By seamlessly integrating best-in-class product design and industry-leading, on-demand digital content, users experience an immersive and personalized virtual training like never before. Read More...

Club Industry’s Future of Fitness – FREE Virtual Event
Posted: October 27, 2020 in Suppliers

Club IndustryJoin Club Industry, November 16 - 18, 2020, starting at 8:00 AM EST to explore some of the most vital topics in the industry today. Hear from industry experts, chat with fellow fitness and wellness professionals and interact with speakers. Read More...

VIDA Fitness Partners With the NASM to Offer 20 Scholarships for Black Students Seeking Careers as Personal Trainers
Posted: October 27, 2020 in Chains, Suppliers

Vida FitnessWASHINGTON, D.C. - VIDA Fitness is launching the Personal Training & Scholarship Mentorship Program in partnership with National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM). The purpose of the program is to create more opportunities for Black aspiring personal trainers to have access to the certification program, textbooks and mentorship necessary to launch a successful career in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. Read More...

Professional Tennis Registry Expands Member Career Services
Posted: October 27, 2020 in Suppliers

Professional Tennis RegistryHILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - The Professional Tennis Registry (PTR) has partnered with the nation's leading hospitality search and consulting firm, Kopplin, Keubler & Wallace (KK&W). The partnership will give PTR members, their clubs and employers the opportunity to be the most polished and connected in the industry. Read More...

USPTA, ThanksUSA Announce 2020 – 2021 Scholarship Recipients
Posted: October 26, 2020 in Suppliers

USPTALAKE NONA, FL - The United States Professional Tennis Association (USPTA) and ThanksUSA are pleased to present the 2020 - 2021 USPTA/ThanksUSA Scholarships to three military family college students. Through Tennis Thanks the Troops, the USPTA and ThanksUSA encourage USPTA members to raise money for scholarships for families of U.S. military personnel. Each scholarship recipient will receive a $3,000 scholarship towards their undergraduate studies. Read More...

IHRSA and Medical Fitness Association Establish Partnership
Posted: October 22, 2020 in IHRSA, Suppliers

IHRSA: Success By AssociationBOSTON, MA - The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) and the Medical Fitness Association (MFA) have formed a strategic partnership with a common goal of promoting exercise as a primary prevention tool and cost effective treatment option for people with chronic illnesses. As the Coronavirus pandemic lingers, the health and fitness industry continues to provide physical activity guidelines to the public to help them maintain or improve their overall health. Read More...

The American Council on Exercise Celebrates its 35th Anniversary by Recognizing Four of its First Certified Health and Exercise Professionals
Posted: October 21, 2020 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - While much has changed in the world of health and fitness over the past few decades, one component remains the same: the American Council on Exercise exists to get people moving. In its 35th anniversary celebration, ACE is telling the stories of the exercise and health professionals who have been with the organization since the beginning and who experienced the evolution of the fitness industry from its early focus on dance aerobics group fitness to its more comprehensive approach, which includes health coaching. Read More...

Facilities of Merit Honor Awarded to Power Wellness’ Piedmont Wellness Center
Posted: October 15, 2020 in Suppliers

Power WellnessLOMBARD, IL - Power Wellness has managed Piedmont Wellness Center in Fayetteville, Georgia since the facility opened its doors in December 2019. The beautiful facility was designed by Perkins&Will architects and will be featured in the October issue of Athletic Business after being awarded the coveted Facility of Merit Award. Read More...

TRUE Fitness Technology Acquires Octane Fitness
Posted: October 14, 2020 in Suppliers

TRUE FitnessST. LOUIS, MO - Frank Trulaske, CEO of TRUE Fitness Technology, Inc. (TRUE), a global provider of premium fitness equipment, has announced that TRUE has acquired Octane Fitness from Nautilus, Inc. Octane Fitness (Octane), a leader in elliptical design, was founded in 2001 and has been dedicated to manufacturing premier, low-impact cardio products, serving both the residential and commercial markets. Read More...

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