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ClassPass Honors Top Fitness and Wellness Studios and Instructors in North America with Annual Best of ClassPass Awards
Posted: January 31, 2023 in Suppliers

ClassPassNEW YORK, N.Y. - ClassPass, a leading fitness and wellness membership, announces the winners of the annual Best of ClassPass Awards, recognizing the top fitness and wellness studios and instructors on the platform across multiple categories including Best Fitness Studio, Best Instructor and Best Wellness Business. Read More...

Hollman Inc. Names Sue Hwang President and COO
Posted: January 25, 2023 in Suppliers

HollmanIRVING, TX - Hollman, Inc., an industry leader in locker design and solutions, announces the promotion of Sue Hwang from Chief Operating Officer to President and Chief Operating Officer. She will be assuming the role from current President, Travis Hollman, who will remain as Chief Executive Officer. This is the first time someone from outside of the Hollman family has held this position. Read More...

National Strength and Conditioning Association Foundation Announces 2022 Scholarship Recipients
Posted: January 25, 2023 in Suppliers

NSCACOLORADO SPRINGS, CO - The NSCA Foundation is honored to announce the recipients of our 2022 Scholarships. Over $69,000 and additional travel expenses will be awarded to these 35 outstanding students to support the pursuit of their academic dreams and careers in strength and conditioning. Read More...

USPTA Names New Lead Platform Tennis Coach Developer
Posted: January 25, 2023 in Suppliers

USPTALAKE NONA, FL - With the growth of Platform Tennis over the past several years, especially coming out of COVID, the USPTA recognizes the need to keep up with that surge in interest by certifying USPTA professionals in Platform Tennis. Michael Cochrane has agreed to serve as the new lead Coach Developer for USPTA Platform Tennis. Read More...

Peloton Appoints Leslie Berland as Chief Marketing Officer
Posted: January 18, 2023 in Suppliers

PelotonNEW YORK, N.Y. - Peloton (NASDAQ: PTON), a leading connected fitness platform, announces the appointment of Leslie Berland as Peloton's Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Berland brings more than two decades of strategic and creative marketing expertise for iconic brands. She will report to CEO Barry McCarthy and serve as a member of the leadership team, overseeing brand and product marketing, creative, consumer insights, membership and global communications. Read More...

USTA Hires Chief People and Culture Officer, a New Position
Posted: January 18, 2023 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA announces that Henry Lescaille, a multi-talented human resources executive with more than 30 years of experience in the field, has been named the USTA’s Chief People and Culture Officer. The position is newly-created by USTA Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director Lew Sherr. Lescaille will be based at the USTA National Campus in Orlando, Florida and will report directly to Sherr. Read More...

Therabody Announces Monty Sharma as Chief Executive Officer
Posted: January 12, 2023 in Suppliers

TherabodyLOS ANGELES, CA - Therabody, a global pioneer in wellness technology, announces the appointment of wellness industry leader Monty Sharma as President and Chief Executive Officer. Co-Founder and CEO Benjamin Nazarian will become Therabody's Executive Chairman, effective immediately. Read More...

Tennis Participation Grows for Third Straight Year, to 23.6 Million
Posted: January 11, 2023 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA announced that, in 2022, tennis participation increased for the third consecutive year in the U.S. Tennis participation grew by one million players last year with more than 23.6 million people playing the sport. This number, when added to the previous two years, represents an increase of 5.9 million, or 33%, since the start of 2020. Read More...

Stu Upson to Step Down as CEO of USA Pickleball
Posted: January 11, 2023 in Suppliers

USA PickleballSCOTTSDALE, AZ - USA Pickleball, the National Governing Body for the sport, announced that Stu Upson will step down as Chief Executive Officer and will depart the organization following a transition period. Upson assumed the role of USA Pickleball’s first-ever CEO in December 2020. Read More...

Peloton Agrees to Pay $19 Million Civil Penalty for Failure to Immediately Report Tread+ Treadmill Entrapment Hazards and for Distributing Recalled Treadmills
Posted: January 5, 2023 in Suppliers

PelotonWASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is announcing that Peloton Interactive Inc., of New York, has agreed to pay a $19,065,000 civil penalty. The settlement resolves CPSC's charges that Peloton knowingly failed to immediately report to CPSC, as required by law, that its Tread+ treadmill contained a defect that could create a substantial product hazard and created an unreasonable risk of serious injury to consumers. The civil penalty also settles charges that Peloton knowingly distributed recalled treadmills in violation of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA). Read More...

ACSM Exercise is Medicine Initiative Announces Strategic Partnership with EXI
Posted: January 5, 2023 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - The American College of Sports Medicine’s (ACSM) global health initiative, Exercise is Medicine (EIM), announces a new partnership with EXI, a MedTech company that has developed a robust physical activity prescription platform with a consumer facing app. Powered by EIM, EXI empowers health care professionals to prescribe tailored exercise programs in a way that’s easy, effective and delivered at the click of a button. Read More...

Johnson Health Tech Promotes Andrew Kolman and Patty Parrott to Leadership Roles
Posted: January 3, 2023 in Suppliers

Johnson Health TechCOTTAGE GROVE, WI - Johnson Health Tech (JHT) announces the promotions of two key leaders on the global product development and marketing team, both effective January 1, 2023. Andrew Kolman has been named Vice President of Global Product Development, where he will oversee global product management, product development and industrial design, focusing primarily on the Matrix product portfolio. Patty Parrott has been named Vice President of Global Marketing, where she will continue to oversee the efforts of the global brand marketing team, which she helped develop in 2010. Read More...

Three Steps Towards Maximizing Center New Year’s Revenue
Posted: December 29, 2022 in Suppliers

Power WellnessLOMBARD, IL - As 2022 comes to a close, Power Wellness is pleased to share three ideas for quickly generating revenue, to get 2023 off to a positive start... Read More...

Wearable Technology Named Top Fitness Trend for 2023
Posted: December 28, 2022 in Suppliers

American College of Sports MedicineINDIANAPOLIS, IN - The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released survey results in the article “Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2023,” published in the January/February issue of ACSM’s Health & Fitness Journal. Now in its 17th year, this annual, international survey found that technology continues to impact the fitness industry, so it’s not surprising that the more than 4,500 health and fitness pros surveyed identified wearables as the #1 trend for 2023. There are, however, several emerging trends that will influence the industry in the coming year. Read More...

USTA Foundation Raises $12 Million in Donations to Fund NJTLs
Posted: December 28, 2022 in Suppliers

USTAWHITE PLAINS, N.Y. - The USTA Foundation, the charitable arm of the United States Tennis Association Incorporated (USTA), raised $12 million in 2022, the second year of the Foundation’s “Rally for the Future” campaign. USTA Foundation President Kathleen Wu also announced that the campaign goal for Rally to the Future would be raised to a three-year total of $30 million by the end of 2023. After two years of the three-year campaign, Rally for the Future has exceeded its original $20 million goal, with more than $22 million raised since 2021. Read More...

Marketing Medically Integrated Fitness to Physicians
Posted: December 22, 2022 in Suppliers

Power WellnessLOMBARD, IL - Primary care providers are well aware of the challenges their patients living with chronic conditions face. They also know the positive impact exercise and diet can have, but often can do little more than advise change. Following up after rehabilitation is also a challenge, with many patients needing more direction after the clinical phase has ended... Read More...

American Council on Exercise Wins Gold at the 2022 Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards
Posted: December 21, 2022 in Suppliers

ACESAN DIEGO, CA - The American Council on Exercise, a leader in innovative health and fitness education, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Gold award for excellence in the Best Advance in Diversity and Inclusion Innovation category in partnership with LearnUpon LMS. Read More...

Margaritaville Joins Major League Pickleball As Title Sponsor
Posted: December 21, 2022 in Suppliers

MLPORLANDO, FL - Major League Pickleball and Margaritaville announces title sponsorship of the fast-growing professional pickleball league, branding the league as “MLP by Margaritaville.” This marks a seminal moment for the sport with one of the largest commercial deals ever for MLP, adding a world class partner to elevate the live experience for fans and players. Read More...

ABC Fitness Announces the Best Fit Pros of 2022: Trainerize Awards Winners Revealed
Posted: December 15, 2022 in Suppliers

ABC Fitness SolutionsVANCOUVER, BC - Trainerize, powered by ABC Fitness Solutions, a premier fitness and coaching platform and mobile app that empowers engagement between fitness trainers, gym owners, and their clients, announces the winners of their 2022 Trainerize Awards... Read More...

SCW Fitness Wins Prestigious Marketing Award for Nutrition Coaching Summit
Posted: December 14, 2022 in Suppliers

SCWDEERFIELD, IL - SCW Fitness Education was chosen from over 1,000 global entries as a winner in the prestigious Chief Marketer’s 2022 PRO Award competition in the category of “Best Health and Wellness Campaign.” SCW is proud to accept this Pro Award from the world’s leading and largest awards recognition program for excellence in brand activation and promotion marketing for over 30 years. Read More...

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