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Daniel Sobhani, Freeletics

People are set up for failure by the fitness industry with false promises and unrealistic expectations. We’ve always wanted to put a stop to this, and with Mindset Coaching we’re taking the next step
people

Richard Hanbury

Founder and CEO, Sana
I was in Yemen, close to the capital, Sana’a, when I had the accident that put me in a wheelchair and gave me a chronic nerve damage pain problem. This led me to develop the underlying technology of Sana
people

Ian Mullane

Founder, Keepme
Using predictive and machine learning models, operators can hyper-personalise engagement

Fighting COVID-19

In the aftermath of the pandemic, people will be more aware of the importance of their health and the strength of their immune system. Can fit tech alert users to potential immunodeficiencies or symptoms? And might these products assist governments? We asked industry leaders for their predictions
interview

Digital ecosystem

The digitisation of the sector was going to happen anyway. COVID-19 has simply accelerated the digital transformation
interview

Lindsay Cook, FitOn

Today FitOn is a totally different experience. That’s the beauty of software – it’s so easy to improve and change to meet your members’ needs
Editor's letter

Monetising digital

Having made a lightening fast pivot to digital during lockdown, gym operators are now figuring out how to optimise the assets they’ve invested in – it’s time to monetise digital and find ways to create hybrid models
interview

Toni Knowlson, Amazon Web Services

The results help fans understand why some passing plays are more difficult than others
people

Sri Peruvemba

BeBop Sensors: VP of strategy
Our gloves allow users to have digital hands in virtual reality, and to manipulate objects as though they existed in real life

Tesqua upgrades its in-club experience

Tesqua Health and Sports Centre, Netherlands, has partnered with FunXtion, experts in digital fitness, to create an immersive, instructor-driven, group exercise boutique concept within its existing facility

Lover app

Sexual wellness enters the mainstream with the launch of new Lover app

Get connected

Sony and Precor are collaborating. Henrik Bengtsson, head of business at Advagym, tells Wendy Golledge about Sony’s latest foray into fitness

Class action

Jean-Michel Fournier, CEO of digital fitness outfit Les Mills on Demand, envisions the future of group fitness tech
Editor's letter

Embracing digital

We’re in the middle of a change so vast we still can’t see the shape of it. The only definites are that achieving good health will become a new and urgent priority and technology will be a major driver of this, as the fitness industry embraces digital
people

Motosumo

Kresten Juel Jensen, CEO and co-founder and Nick Coutts, incoming chair
Everyone’s on their smartphones, so we saw this as a massive opportunity to gamify group fitness
interview

Christopher Ruddock, INCUS

The NOVA is the first triathlon wearable worn on the upper spine. This allows unique measurement of the left and right sides and unlocks new understanding of body balance
interview

Krissy Cela

I’ve never tried to cover up my imperfections, I’ve been as authentic as I can be throughout my influencer journey
people

Markos Kern

Founder & CEO, Fun With Balls
Like gaming, it’s very addictive, but this time in a good way. Imagine shooting space invaders on a squash court or kicking a soccer ball to kill some monsters
interview

Ali Yetisen

Lead researcher, Technical University Munich
The tattoos use a dye that changes colour according to changes in levels of three elements found in the blood

Get smart

A new, smart exercise mask will analyse breath for a wide range of performance-related indicators, as Tom Walker explains
interview

Lauren Foundos, FORTË

As I began to build friendships within the fitness industry, I realised that what seemed so obvious wasn’t being done
interview

Changing the game

We cannot lose sight of the most important people in this equation – the athletes. We must ensure this data and technology delivers benefits to them
interview

John Foley

Founder and CEO, Peloton
We’ve introduced German instructors and a localised bike UI for our German members

Hussle: Come out of lockdown fighting fit

Hussle’s new Membership Conversion Service proactively turns Hussle customers into direct club members, encouraging them to join clubs they attend regularly
Featured supplier: Forget the ‘Netflix effect’ – it’s all about the ‘iFit effect’ to boost member retention
Addiction – a word laden with negativity. But isn’t that exactly what the fitness industry wants? For members to be addicted (in a healthy way) to exercise – not just to increase profits but, most importantly, so they can live happier, healthier and longer lives.
Featured supplier: Strengthening your mind...one work out at a time
There’s nothing quite like discovering a product that creates a huge impact in our life. After all, isn’t that what we’re all searching for?
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profile: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Featured supplier: Forget the ‘Netflix effect’ – it’s all about the ‘iFit effect’ to boost member retention
Addiction – a word laden with negativity. But isn’t that exactly what the fitness industry wants? For members to be addicted (in a healthy way) to exercise – not just to increase profits but, most importantly, so they can live happier, healthier and longer lives.
Featured supplier: Strengthening your mind...one work out at a time
There’s nothing quite like discovering a product that creates a huge impact in our life. After all, isn’t that what we’re all searching for?
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profile: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
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Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design

features

interview

Daniel Sobhani, Freeletics

People are set up for failure by the fitness industry with false promises and unrealistic expectations. We’ve always wanted to put a stop to this, and with Mindset Coaching we’re taking the next step
people

Richard Hanbury

Founder and CEO, Sana
I was in Yemen, close to the capital, Sana’a, when I had the accident that put me in a wheelchair and gave me a chronic nerve damage pain problem. This led me to develop the underlying technology of Sana
people

Ian Mullane

Founder, Keepme
Using predictive and machine learning models, operators can hyper-personalise engagement

Fighting COVID-19

In the aftermath of the pandemic, people will be more aware of the importance of their health and the strength of their immune system. Can fit tech alert users to potential immunodeficiencies or symptoms? And might these products assist governments? We asked industry leaders for their predictions
interview

Digital ecosystem

The digitisation of the sector was going to happen anyway. COVID-19 has simply accelerated the digital transformation
interview

Lindsay Cook, FitOn

Today FitOn is a totally different experience. That’s the beauty of software – it’s so easy to improve and change to meet your members’ needs
Editor's letter

Monetising digital

Having made a lightening fast pivot to digital during lockdown, gym operators are now figuring out how to optimise the assets they’ve invested in – it’s time to monetise digital and find ways to create hybrid models
interview

Toni Knowlson, Amazon Web Services

These insights give fans access to the inner workings of their favourite teams
people

Sri Peruvemba

BeBop Sensors: VP of strategy
Our gloves allow users to have digital hands in virtual reality, and to manipulate objects as though they existed in real life

Tesqua upgrades its in-club experience

Tesqua Health and Sports Centre, Netherlands, has partnered with FunXtion, experts in digital fitness, to create an immersive, instructor-driven, group exercise boutique concept within its existing facility

Lover app

Sexual wellness enters the mainstream with the launch of new Lover app

Get connected

Sony and Precor are collaborating. Henrik Bengtsson, head of business at Advagym, tells Wendy Golledge about Sony’s latest foray into fitness

Class action

Jean-Michel Fournier, CEO of digital fitness outfit Les Mills on Demand, envisions the future of group fitness tech
Editor's letter

Embracing digital

We’re in the middle of a change so vast we still can’t see the shape of it. The only definites are that achieving good health will become a new and urgent priority and technology will be a major driver of this, as the fitness industry embraces digital
people

Motosumo

Kresten Juel Jensen, CEO and co-founder and Nick Coutts, incoming chair
Everyone’s on their smartphones, so we saw this as a massive opportunity to gamify group fitness
interview

Christopher Ruddock, INCUS

I quickly got hooked on how data could improve people’s enjoyment of sport, and having demonstrated a basic prototype, I entered a competition to go to America to develop the concept as a business
interview

Krissy Cela

So many people miss out on fitness because they feel too intimidated to go to the gym
people

Markos Kern

Founder & CEO, Fun With Balls
Like gaming, it’s very addictive, but this time in a good way. Imagine shooting space invaders on a squash court or kicking a soccer ball to kill some monsters
interview

Ali Yetisen

Lead researcher, Technical University Munich
If the glucose levels are high, the tattoo turns green; if they’re too low it turns yellow

Get smart

A new, smart exercise mask will analyse breath for a wide range of performance-related indicators, as Tom Walker explains
interview

Lauren Foundos, FORTË

We give data reports showing the most popular instructors, so they can get credit for driving users
interview

Changing the game

Real-time feedback must become the new normal as tech evolves
interview

John Foley

Founder and CEO, Peloton
We’re combining the best software, hardware, content and experience in one place

Hussle: Come out of lockdown fighting fit

Hussle’s new Membership Conversion Service proactively turns Hussle customers into direct club members, encouraging them to join clubs they attend regularly

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