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Stinky armpits in gyms could soon be a thing of the past if Google is able to bring its latest patent to fruition.
Cardiologists who have developed a new formula to predict the likelihood of death based on a treadmill test, say fitness was the single most powerful indicator of death and survival, trumping important variables such as diabetes and family history.
We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused piece of wearable technology, with not one, but two companies currently crowdfunding to bring skipping ropes into the 21st century.
PayasUgym, the online gym pass provider, is trialling a programme that will see private gyms receive GP-referred patients and help tackle the UK’s inactivity epidemic.
Wearable technology pioneers will launch the next generation of sports and fitness devices at next month’s Wearable Technology Show, which takes place from 10-11 March at ExCeL in London.
Nike has continued its realignment with the fitness software market through a long-awaited link up with Apple HealthKit and a ...
Fitbit activity trackers are to be used to measure exercise levels for a new study which aims to use the data to help calculate a patient’s recovery time from spine surgery.
Sportswear giant Under Armour has made a major play into the fitness tracking sector, acquiring popular apps Endomondo and MyFitnessPal.
A fast-growing virtual marketing tour developed by Google has the potential to transform the way leisure facilities like health clubs and spas attract new customers.
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) fired the starter pistol on its new Immersive Fitness offering last week, teaming up with creator Les Mills to launch the new range of group cycling workouts.
A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body confidence by offering a range of specialised workouts.
European health and beauty online booking platform Wahanda has acquired an app development consultancy called Lemon Labs as part of a strategic focus on becoming a mobile-first company.
A new pair of fitness tracking devices from heart rate monitor specialist Mio Global have been designed to set pulses racing by offering unprecedented levels of accuracy.
Euromonitor International has published its annual Top 10 Global Consumer Trends forecast report, highlighting an expected boom in consumers' desire for preventative healthcare via digital devices – given the current popularity of fitness and dieting apps.
AmpStrip, the new fitness device from wellness equipment supplier FitLinxx, was one of the wearable technology stars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, which wrapped up last week.
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is soon to unveil one of the world’s first permanent Immersive Fitness studios at its Raynes Park club in London as part of an exclusive partnership with Les Mills.
As the industry gathers apace, wearable technology will come to represent a new form of power dressing for business leaders next year, in the same way that shoulder pads dominated 1980s wardrobes.
Researchers at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia have developed a smart bra which tightens and supports during exercise, using minuscule sensors which detect breast movement.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has launched a new app enabling personal trainers (PTs) to set interactive nutrition plans for clients, which automatically update according to activity levels.
No longer will your phone running out of juice be a problem: providing you are prepared to have a quick run. New gadget AMPY converts energy from motion into battery life to charge any USB-powered device.
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Featured supplier: New consumer expectations demand an exceptional customer experience
fibodo believes that providers who meet consumers needs of service, flexibility, richness of content and accessibility will thrive as we build new and different models of working in leisure, health and fitness and across all sports and activities.
Featured supplier: Connect for success with Precor
Members are returning post-lockdown expecting a fully integrated service, meaning digital connectivity has never been more important.
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
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latest news

Stinky armpits in gyms could soon be a thing of the past if Google is able to bring its latest patent to fruition.
Cardiologists who have developed a new formula to predict the likelihood of death based on a treadmill test, say fitness was the single most powerful indicator of death and survival, trumping important variables such as diabetes and family history.
We’ve had smartwatches, smart glasses and even smart shoes. Now the humble skipping rope is the latest age-old object to be reinvigorated as a fitness-focused piece of wearable technology, with not one, but two companies currently crowdfunding to bring skipping ropes into the 21st century.
PayasUgym, the online gym pass provider, is trialling a programme that will see private gyms receive GP-referred patients and help tackle the UK’s inactivity epidemic.
Wearable technology pioneers will launch the next generation of sports and fitness devices at next month’s Wearable Technology Show, which takes place from 10-11 March at ExCeL in London.
Nike has continued its realignment with the fitness software market through a long-awaited link up with Apple HealthKit and a ...
Fitbit activity trackers are to be used to measure exercise levels for a new study which aims to use the data to help calculate a patient’s recovery time from spine surgery.
Sportswear giant Under Armour has made a major play into the fitness tracking sector, acquiring popular apps Endomondo and MyFitnessPal.
A fast-growing virtual marketing tour developed by Google has the potential to transform the way leisure facilities like health clubs and spas attract new customers.
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) fired the starter pistol on its new Immersive Fitness offering last week, teaming up with creator Les Mills to launch the new range of group cycling workouts.
A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body confidence by offering a range of specialised workouts.
European health and beauty online booking platform Wahanda has acquired an app development consultancy called Lemon Labs as part of a strategic focus on becoming a mobile-first company.
A new pair of fitness tracking devices from heart rate monitor specialist Mio Global have been designed to set pulses racing by offering unprecedented levels of accuracy.
Euromonitor International has published its annual Top 10 Global Consumer Trends forecast report, highlighting an expected boom in consumers' desire for preventative healthcare via digital devices – given the current popularity of fitness and dieting apps.
AmpStrip, the new fitness device from wellness equipment supplier FitLinxx, was one of the wearable technology stars at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2015, which wrapped up last week.
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is soon to unveil one of the world’s first permanent Immersive Fitness studios at its Raynes Park club in London as part of an exclusive partnership with Les Mills.
As the industry gathers apace, wearable technology will come to represent a new form of power dressing for business leaders next year, in the same way that shoulder pads dominated 1980s wardrobes.
Researchers at the University of Wollongong (UOW) in Australia have developed a smart bra which tightens and supports during exercise, using minuscule sensors which detect breast movement.
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has launched a new app enabling personal trainers (PTs) to set interactive nutrition plans for clients, which automatically update according to activity levels.
No longer will your phone running out of juice be a problem: providing you are prepared to have a quick run. New gadget AMPY converts energy from motion into battery life to charge any USB-powered device.

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interview

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

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
people

Kevin Dawidowicz

President, CoachMePlus
Fitness apps are designed to train clients, without a trainer on the other side. We give coaches a tool for connection
interview

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
interview

Rodrigo Jesus, Salus Optima

We recognise that we can digitise most of the coaching experience, but we also recognise that the human in the loop is irreplaceable

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

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

Digital retention top performers

Three digital fitness platforms tell Fit Tech how they work to achieve higher levels of customer retention

Staying sticky

Bob Lawson explains how digital fitness platforms and apps can maximise retention and prevent churn

Clubs without walls

Venueserve Fitness is working with the Health Club Collection to drive its digital customer engagement
Editor's letter

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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