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Pure Gym has announced its latest big brand partnership as the UK’s largest gym chain seeks to expand its presence in the growing wearable tech market.
Physician, author and wellness expert Deepak Chopra has launched a new wellbeing platform, Jiyo, which aims to “be a personal companion to enable personal transformation.”
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is working to ramp up its group exercise offering with the introduction of virtual fitness studios across nearly 60 of its 83 UK health clubs.
Netpulse has announced that it has raised US$13m (€11m, £9m) to develop new features and accelerate growth as it bids to dominate mobile technology in the fitness industry.
Budget giants Pure Gym and The Gym Group are leading the way in terms of brand engagement on social media, but a new report shows that there’s plenty of room for improvement across the fitness sector.
A new app has been launched that enables UK gym owners to trade-in their old fitness equipment within minutes via an online auction platform.
Wexer Virtual has teamed up with Connected Fitness Labs – a stand-alone subsidiary of Fitness First – to create a new app designed to expand a gym’s reach beyond its four walls and into the daily lives of its members.
PayAsUGym has today (17 May) launched a new business intelligence platform – dubbed the ‘Partner Portal’ – designed to help fitness operators maximise the potential of their offering.
Public Health England (PHE) has kicked off a two-day Health X Hackathon event in Manchester to seek innovative solutions to help children eat more healthily and be more active.
A serial entrepreneur with experience of working in Silicon Valley has turned his attention to boosting youth activity through an innovative new booking platform designed to get young people moving.
As Strava today (10 May) kicks off its first ever Global Bike to Work Day, the cycling app has revealed that more than 70 cities and regions around the world are harnessing its data to inform transport policy.
The global fitness market is primed for explosive growth over the next decade, as accelerated digitalisation and a convergence of big brands into the sector will spawn a billion global fitness users.
Fitbit reported sales of US$505m for the first quarter of 2016 – a 50 per cent increase on Q1 2015 – prompting the fitness tracking giant to raise profit guidance for the rest of the year.
Nuffield Health has opened its first specialist sports performance lab at its flagship City Fitness and Wellbeing gym in London, offering elite-level diagnostics to help clients develop tailored exercise programmes.
London Sport has announced the launch of a new insight and data portal as it seeks to make good on its goal of transforming London into the most active city in the world.
Google has continued its efforts to get more people active with the introduction of a new tool to its Calendar platform which helps hard-pressed people find time for a workout.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has unveiled several new partnerships as the Dutch-based firm seeks to boost its offering for gym operators, PTs and members.
Technogym has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a majority stake in Exerp – a global digital specialist in fitness club member engagement software, based in Denmark.
ukactive has called for a major rethink of how children are engaged with physical activity, after new research found almost nine in ten UK parents feel tablets and smartphones are adding to Britain’s youth inactivity crisis.
Fitness has a major role to play in the fast-changing global landscape, both in terms of harnessing the power of technology and shielding us from its more harmful aspects, Randi Zuckerberg told delegates at IHRSA 2016 today (23 March).
Spafinder Wellness has launched a new mobile platform, The Wellness App, which gives users the ability to find, book and pay for wellness services from their mobile phones.
Health clubs must embrace and optimise the technology which is transforming the marketplace or they will inevitably become obsolete, said fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev.
UK Sport and British Cycling have teamed up with multinational security organisation BAE Systems on the development of an advanced ergometer in advance of the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Italian wellness giant Technogym is pushing forward with plans for a partial IPO in Italy, having filed preliminary papers with the country’s stock market regulators.
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latest news

Pure Gym has announced its latest big brand partnership as the UK’s largest gym chain seeks to expand its presence in the growing wearable tech market.
Physician, author and wellness expert Deepak Chopra has launched a new wellbeing platform, Jiyo, which aims to “be a personal companion to enable personal transformation.”
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is working to ramp up its group exercise offering with the introduction of virtual fitness studios across nearly 60 of its 83 UK health clubs.
Netpulse has announced that it has raised US$13m (€11m, £9m) to develop new features and accelerate growth as it bids to dominate mobile technology in the fitness industry.
Budget giants Pure Gym and The Gym Group are leading the way in terms of brand engagement on social media, but a new report shows that there’s plenty of room for improvement across the fitness sector.
A new app has been launched that enables UK gym owners to trade-in their old fitness equipment within minutes via an online auction platform.
Wexer Virtual has teamed up with Connected Fitness Labs – a stand-alone subsidiary of Fitness First – to create a new app designed to expand a gym’s reach beyond its four walls and into the daily lives of its members.
PayAsUGym has today (17 May) launched a new business intelligence platform – dubbed the ‘Partner Portal’ – designed to help fitness operators maximise the potential of their offering.
Public Health England (PHE) has kicked off a two-day Health X Hackathon event in Manchester to seek innovative solutions to help children eat more healthily and be more active.
A serial entrepreneur with experience of working in Silicon Valley has turned his attention to boosting youth activity through an innovative new booking platform designed to get young people moving.
As Strava today (10 May) kicks off its first ever Global Bike to Work Day, the cycling app has revealed that more than 70 cities and regions around the world are harnessing its data to inform transport policy.
The global fitness market is primed for explosive growth over the next decade, as accelerated digitalisation and a convergence of big brands into the sector will spawn a billion global fitness users.
Fitbit reported sales of US$505m for the first quarter of 2016 – a 50 per cent increase on Q1 2015 – prompting the fitness tracking giant to raise profit guidance for the rest of the year.
Nuffield Health has opened its first specialist sports performance lab at its flagship City Fitness and Wellbeing gym in London, offering elite-level diagnostics to help clients develop tailored exercise programmes.
London Sport has announced the launch of a new insight and data portal as it seeks to make good on its goal of transforming London into the most active city in the world.
Google has continued its efforts to get more people active with the introduction of a new tool to its Calendar platform which helps hard-pressed people find time for a workout.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has unveiled several new partnerships as the Dutch-based firm seeks to boost its offering for gym operators, PTs and members.
Technogym has entered into a share purchase agreement to acquire a majority stake in Exerp – a global digital specialist in fitness club member engagement software, based in Denmark.
ukactive has called for a major rethink of how children are engaged with physical activity, after new research found almost nine in ten UK parents feel tablets and smartphones are adding to Britain’s youth inactivity crisis.
Fitness has a major role to play in the fast-changing global landscape, both in terms of harnessing the power of technology and shielding us from its more harmful aspects, Randi Zuckerberg told delegates at IHRSA 2016 today (23 March).
Spafinder Wellness has launched a new mobile platform, The Wellness App, which gives users the ability to find, book and pay for wellness services from their mobile phones.
Health clubs must embrace and optimise the technology which is transforming the marketplace or they will inevitably become obsolete, said fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev.
UK Sport and British Cycling have teamed up with multinational security organisation BAE Systems on the development of an advanced ergometer in advance of the Rio 2016 Olympics.
Italian wellness giant Technogym is pushing forward with plans for a partial IPO in Italy, having filed preliminary papers with the country’s stock market regulators.

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