News: Fitness

Technogym secures agreement with Fitness Time to supply equipment and digital solutions for 138 clubs and 70 new openings

Technogym has announced they have signed an exclusive agreement with Fitness Time - the largest fitness club chain in Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE)- for US$50 million over…

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Nov 29, 2020 Fitness / Technology /

 
 

Body Fit Training announces exponential growth plan with 50 studios set to open in the next three months

Body Fit Training has revealed plans to open 50 studios in the next three months, and over 100 studios throughout 2021 as it continues to expand its footprint nationwide and overseas.…

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Nov 26, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Retail /

 
 

Australian health leaders contribute to WHO’s revised global recommendations for physical activity

University of Southern Queensland’s Professor Stuart Biddle was one of three Australians among 27 international experts chosen by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be involved in…

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Nov 26, 2020 Education / Fitness / Wellness /

 
 

Fitbit names JMDC as exclusive distributor of Fitbit Premium for enterprise customers in Japan

Fitbit has today announced that one of Japan’s biggest medical database providers, JMDC, will be the exclusive distributor of Fitbit Premium - Fitbit’s paid membership service -…

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Nov 26, 2020 Fitness / Technology / Wellness /

 
 

Perth-based fitness start-up Vitruvian raises US$2.5 million seed round capital

Perth-based fitness start-up Vitruvian has raised US$2.5 million in capital in a seed round led by South East Asian fitness operator Evolution Wellness. This injection allows Vitruvian to…

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Nov 25, 2020 Finance / Fitness / Technology / Wellness /

 
 

Independent group exercise instructors and personal trainers to pose a threat to clubs?

Leading US-based fitness educator and past FILEX speaker Sara Kooperman, has expressed fears that with the current COVID-19 pandemic having caused gyms to furlough their group exercise…

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Nov 24, 2020 Features / Finance / Fitness / Recreation / Wellness /

 
 

IHRSA survey highlights users’ sentiments on the essential role of fitness clubs

A new survey undertaken by the International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) – ‘The COVID Era Fitness Consumer’ discusses American health club user…

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Nov 22, 2020 Education / Fitness / Safety / Wellness /

 
 

UNSW researcher highlights the benefits of HIIT

A University of NSW Sydney exercise physiology researcher has this week highlighted how the benefits of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) have become clearer in recent years with…

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Nov 20, 2020 Education / Fitness /

 
 

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