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Cancer Research UK has teamed up with exercise reward app bounts to inspire charity fundraisers to keep active all year round.
Equipment and software supplier eGym has announced a new research agreement with University College London to explore which methods of strength training are the most effective.
A 2,000sq ft (186sq m) curved LED screen will be one of the features of a giant stylised ship which is due to be built outside the home of the Minnesota Vikings.
Leisure industry analyst David Minton has warned that fitness businesses must take heed of technological advances and future-proof their business, or risk being wiped out entirely.
A number of sports shown on the BBC are at risk of a drop in exposure and audience figures as part of the broadcaster's plans for £150m worth of spending cuts.
It seems the word on everyone’s lips at the moment is beacons. Partly because it’s fun to say, but more so because these simple devices are being tipped as a potential gamechanger for the leisure industry.
Fitness entrepreneur Matt Roberts has launched a new on-demand digital workout channel which he hopes will become the 'Netflix for Fitness'.
Weight loss apps are no more effective in helping overweight people shed pounds than a paper flier from the doctor’s office, according to a new study.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym is targeting significant international growth after securing €2.1m (US$2.3m, £1.5m) in funding from Belgium-based Saffelberg Investments.
After years of hype and expectation, wearable technology will finally take its place in the mainstream of fitness in 2016.
The Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine, a 17,000sq ft (1,579sq m) facility in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, opened recently within The Sears Wellness Center.
Amid the endless memes and awful puns, the standout feature of ‘Back to the Future Day’ was without doubt Nike fulfilling the film’s prophecy of self-lacing trainers.
The world has gone wearable tech crazy over the past couple of years, but Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman believes the future of health tracking will place gadgets inside the body.
Randi Zuckerburg has been announced as a keynote speaker for IHRSA 2016 and will offer insight on the most exciting trends that can add value to a business.
Spafinder Wellness Inc has announced a new partnership which will see massage-on-demand company Zeel become the exclusive provider of in-home massages to Spafinder Wellness’ millions of customers.
Austrian software provider The Assistant Company (TAC) has acquired German software supplier HIS Solution GmbH, a move the company said will strengthen its market position in Europe.
In the future, the success of fitness equipment suppliers will depend on the strength of their software, rather than the physical kit itself.
A new virtual training solution designed to get kids moving through a range of on-demand and on-screen entertainment, fitness and dance activities has launched a Kickstarter campaign to turbocharge its growth.
Exercise professionals need better training to be able to adequately advise their clients on the booming wearable tech market, according to the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
The Gym Group has sought to gain an edge in the competitive budget gym sector by commissioning a statistical model to understand the impact of price changes on member acquisition and retention.
Refer-all, the software solutions specialist for exercise referrals, has added two new staff member to its customer support and integration teams.
A ‘wellness ring’ that uses health stats to make lifestyle suggestions has taken crowdfunding website Kickstarter by storm, raising more than double its US$100,000 (€88,601, £63,737) target in a matter of days.
Technology must be placed front and centre in initiatives to get communities moving if the health and fitness sector is to overcome the UK’s inactivity epidemic, according to a new white paper.
It’s often said that you get what you pay for, and it seems that fitness apps which cost nothing provide little more than that, according to a new study.
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The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
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With gyms and leisure centres in England reopened, and the rest of the UK due to shortly follow suit, the time for being theoretical is over.
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latest news

Cancer Research UK has teamed up with exercise reward app bounts to inspire charity fundraisers to keep active all year round.
Equipment and software supplier eGym has announced a new research agreement with University College London to explore which methods of strength training are the most effective.
A 2,000sq ft (186sq m) curved LED screen will be one of the features of a giant stylised ship which is due to be built outside the home of the Minnesota Vikings.
Leisure industry analyst David Minton has warned that fitness businesses must take heed of technological advances and future-proof their business, or risk being wiped out entirely.
A number of sports shown on the BBC are at risk of a drop in exposure and audience figures as part of the broadcaster's plans for £150m worth of spending cuts.
It seems the word on everyone’s lips at the moment is beacons. Partly because it’s fun to say, but more so because these simple devices are being tipped as a potential gamechanger for the leisure industry.
Fitness entrepreneur Matt Roberts has launched a new on-demand digital workout channel which he hopes will become the 'Netflix for Fitness'.
Weight loss apps are no more effective in helping overweight people shed pounds than a paper flier from the doctor’s office, according to a new study.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym is targeting significant international growth after securing €2.1m (US$2.3m, £1.5m) in funding from Belgium-based Saffelberg Investments.
After years of hype and expectation, wearable technology will finally take its place in the mainstream of fitness in 2016.
The Sears Institute for Anti-Aging Medicine, a 17,000sq ft (1,579sq m) facility in Royal Palm Beach, Florida, opened recently within The Sears Wellness Center.
Amid the endless memes and awful puns, the standout feature of ‘Back to the Future Day’ was without doubt Nike fulfilling the film’s prophecy of self-lacing trainers.
The world has gone wearable tech crazy over the past couple of years, but Jawbone CEO Hosain Rahman believes the future of health tracking will place gadgets inside the body.
Randi Zuckerburg has been announced as a keynote speaker for IHRSA 2016 and will offer insight on the most exciting trends that can add value to a business.
Spafinder Wellness Inc has announced a new partnership which will see massage-on-demand company Zeel become the exclusive provider of in-home massages to Spafinder Wellness’ millions of customers.
Austrian software provider The Assistant Company (TAC) has acquired German software supplier HIS Solution GmbH, a move the company said will strengthen its market position in Europe.
In the future, the success of fitness equipment suppliers will depend on the strength of their software, rather than the physical kit itself.
A new virtual training solution designed to get kids moving through a range of on-demand and on-screen entertainment, fitness and dance activities has launched a Kickstarter campaign to turbocharge its growth.
Exercise professionals need better training to be able to adequately advise their clients on the booming wearable tech market, according to the American Council on Exercise (ACE).
The Gym Group has sought to gain an edge in the competitive budget gym sector by commissioning a statistical model to understand the impact of price changes on member acquisition and retention.
Refer-all, the software solutions specialist for exercise referrals, has added two new staff member to its customer support and integration teams.
A ‘wellness ring’ that uses health stats to make lifestyle suggestions has taken crowdfunding website Kickstarter by storm, raising more than double its US$100,000 (€88,601, £63,737) target in a matter of days.
Technology must be placed front and centre in initiatives to get communities moving if the health and fitness sector is to overcome the UK’s inactivity epidemic, according to a new white paper.
It’s often said that you get what you pay for, and it seems that fitness apps which cost nothing provide little more than that, according to a new study.

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Robotic muscles

We identified the need to step beyond the current approaches to muscle weakness, and move instead to placing robotic muscles exactly where they’re needed – inside the body

Funxtion: A brand new app

FunXtion and GoodLife Fitness are collaborating to help Canadians stay fit in the gym and at home
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Devi Mahadevia

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With Facebook paid online events, publishers can charge viewers to attend a video livestream on their Facebook pages or a third party video service
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Preston Lewis, Black Box VR

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Sky x Fiit

Fiit has secured a deal with TV giant Sky, to make its virtual workout platform available through the subscription-based Sky Q service. With 20 per cent of Fiit users now accessing the app through Sky, Fit Tech speaks to Fraser Stirling and Daniel Shellard to find out more
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Rodrigo Jesus, Salus Optima

Everything we do is evidence based and scientifically proven. Our technology is grounded in science and we have dozens of scientists and experts who collaborate with us in human performance

Fit Tech Leadership Report

Fit tech is a growing, competitive sector. Executive search firm, Stronger Talent, recently analysed the backgrounds of more than 300 fit tech executives to provide insights into recruiting strategies, as Pete Leibman explains

Virtual wellbeing check

Feelings of pressure, isolation and performance anxiety are commonly experienced by athletes, however it isn’t always easy for clubs to identify those who are struggling. Richard Lucas, founder of GoVox, explains how technology can help
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Blurring the lines

Les Mills has launched a suite of digital solutions to help gyms future-proof by expanding their reach in the booming online fitness space, while complementing their live offerings. Steph Eaves talks to Les Mills International’s CMO Anna Henwood to find out more

Clubs without walls

Venueserve Fitness is working with the Health Club Collection to drive its digital customer engagement
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Big (fit) tech

We’re entering the age of the wellness mega-corp, with the ultimate goal for investors being to dominate health and wellness markets in every channel. Prepare to expect the unexpected in this convergence of health, fitness and wellness
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Kevin Dawidowicz

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