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Elaine Jobson buys Jetts Fitness from FLG – announces expansion
BY Tom Walker | 27 Sep 2022
Jetts Fitness Australia CEO, Elaine Jobson, has led an MBO to acquire the franchised Jetts Fitness business from parent company Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG).
Body Fit Training becomes the first Xponential Fitness brand to make a major move in the UK
BY Frances Marcellin | 27 Sep 2022
Body Fit Training (BFT), an Xponential Fitness brand, has launched its first franchise in the UK. BFT opened the doors to its Leicester club on 24 September, ahead of further London-based franchises and a nationwide expansion.
Pure Gym founder Peter Roberts raises £5m to expand Gymfinity Kids
BY Tom Walker | 27 Sep 2022
Gymfinity Kids, the club and nursery operator launched by Pure Gym founder, Peter Roberts, has raised more than £5m to support the next stage of its expansion.
New Athlo app will enable consumers to resell classes and gym memberships
BY Frances Marcellin | 23 Sep 2022
Athlo, an app enabling consumers to sell unwanted classes has soft-launched in the UK. The platform was founded by Matthew Mansell to help consumers avoid wasting unwanted class slots and to enable operators to take an additional slice of revenue from classes they've already sold once.
Energy bills to be halved by UK government relief scheme
BY Frances Marcellin | 22 Sep 2022
The UK government has announced it will subsidise energy bills by at least 50 per cent for businesses, charities and public sector organisations for six months, starting from 1 October 2022.
Tom Brady takes TB12 workout into the facilities market in deal with Wynn Las Vegas
BY Frances Marcellin | 21 Sep 2022
NFL superstar, Tom Brady, is taking his digital fitness concept TB12 into the facilities market for the first time following a deal with luxury resort operator, Wynn Las Vegas.
Millions take part in National Fitness Day to celebrate the power of exercise
BY Frances Marcellin | 21 Sep 2022
Operators across the physical activity sector open up to the public today offering free sessions and activities in celebration of National Fitness Day, an initiative organised by industry body, UK Active.
Peloton launches connected rower
BY Frances Marcellin | 20 Sep 2022
Peloton has opened pre-orders in the US for its new connected rowing machine. Consumers can reserve a rower for delivery in December and have the option to test it in a 30-day commitment-free trial.
Liz Truss faces potential legal challenges in her bid to dump sugar tax
BY Frances Marcellin | 20 Sep 2022
Plans to shelve the UK's sugar tax (Soft Drinks Industry Levy) and other pieces of legislation designed to tackle the obesity epidemic have hit legal hurdles and fierce resistance from both MPs and the medical profession.
Apply now: Churchill Fellowship is offering financial support to ten innovators in the physical activity sector
BY Frances Marcellin | 17 Sep 2022
UK Active and the Churchill Fellowship – the operating name of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – are searching for innovative exercise-inspired projects that could transform people’s mental and physical health.
Who’s open and closed during Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral?
BY Frances Marcellin | 15 Sep 2022
With an additional bank holiday announced out of respect for Queen Elizabeth II and to observe the state funeral on Monday 19 September, business owners and event operators around the UK are making decisions whether to close, modify opening times or stay open to serve the public’s needs.
Withings launches smart scale that measures body composition, vascular age and nerve health in one device
BY Frances Marcellin | 13 Sep 2022
Withings launches smart scale that measures body composition, vascular age and nerve health in one device
Energy prices pose an “existential threat” to parts of the industry warns UK Active in letter to Liz Truss
BY Frances Marcellin | 12 Sep 2022
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has sent a letter to the government warning of a “major mental and physical crisis” if financial support is not provided for the sector.
Europe Active and 4 Global announce launch of European Data Hub
BY Frances Marcellin | 07 Sep 2022
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub platform into Europe. The announcement was made at the Europe Active-hosted Active Leadership Forum.
Active Nation joins the omnichannel fitness race with new app
BY Frances Marcellin | 07 Sep 2022
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand on-demand workouts to users.
Crunch Fitness and Pound partner to deliver new mental health workout
BY Frances Marcellin | 06 Sep 2022
Pound – known for its drumbeat-driven cardio sessions – has launched a new iteration of its programme called Pound Unplugged.
ICAA's Colin Milner says health and fitness operators catering for older people must focus on outcomes
BY Frances Marcellin | 05 Sep 2022
The ICAA (International Council on Active Aging) has released a report, ICAA State of the Wellness Industry 2022, which looks at the status of wellness culture, programmes, budgets and staffing – across sectors such as real estate, fitness and health – relating to the older population.
Funxtion targets tenfold growth after raising €5.8m for AI and global development
BY Frances Marcellin | 05 Sep 2022
Digital fitness provider Funxtion has raised €5.8m (£5m, US$5.7) from Lexar Partners and company shareholders. The capital will be used to develop its B2B SaaS platform, particularly in the areas of data science and AI, as well as driving European and international expansion.
UK Active and ITN gear up for TV launch on National Fitness Day
BY Frances Marcellin | 02 Sep 2022
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone, on National Fitness Day – Wednesday 21 September. The programme has been created for ITN’s Industry News – which works in partnership with associations in the UK, Europe and the US – and will be hosted by journalist Louise Minchin from ITN’s London studios.
Randy Hetrick, inventor of the TRX, reacquires the company out of bankruptcy
BY Frances Marcellin | 01 Sep 2022
TRX has been acquired by its founder, Randy Hetrick and Jack Daly of private equity firm JFXD Capital, who has become CEO. Hetrick will act as chair.
     
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1 to 20 of 3610 news stories
Elaine Jobson buys Jetts Fitness from FLG – announces expansion
BY Tom Walker | 27 Sep 2022
Jetts Fitness Australia CEO, Elaine Jobson, has led an MBO to acquire the franchised Jetts Fitness business from parent company Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG).
Body Fit Training becomes the first Xponential Fitness brand to make a major move in the UK
BY Frances Marcellin | 27 Sep 2022
Body Fit Training (BFT), an Xponential Fitness brand, has launched its first franchise in the UK. BFT opened the doors to its Leicester club on 24 September, ahead of further London-based franchises and a nationwide expansion.
Pure Gym founder Peter Roberts raises £5m to expand Gymfinity Kids
BY Tom Walker | 27 Sep 2022
Gymfinity Kids, the club and nursery operator launched by Pure Gym founder, Peter Roberts, has raised more than £5m to support the next stage of its expansion.
New Athlo app will enable consumers to resell classes and gym memberships
BY Frances Marcellin | 23 Sep 2022
Athlo, an app enabling consumers to sell unwanted classes has soft-launched in the UK. The platform was founded by Matthew Mansell to help consumers avoid wasting unwanted class slots and to enable operators to take an additional slice of revenue from classes they've already sold once.
Energy bills to be halved by UK government relief scheme
BY Frances Marcellin | 22 Sep 2022
The UK government has announced it will subsidise energy bills by at least 50 per cent for businesses, charities and public sector organisations for six months, starting from 1 October 2022.
Tom Brady takes TB12 workout into the facilities market in deal with Wynn Las Vegas
BY Frances Marcellin | 21 Sep 2022
NFL superstar, Tom Brady, is taking his digital fitness concept TB12 into the facilities market for the first time following a deal with luxury resort operator, Wynn Las Vegas.
Millions take part in National Fitness Day to celebrate the power of exercise
BY Frances Marcellin | 21 Sep 2022
Operators across the physical activity sector open up to the public today offering free sessions and activities in celebration of National Fitness Day, an initiative organised by industry body, UK Active.
Peloton launches connected rower
BY Frances Marcellin | 20 Sep 2022
Peloton has opened pre-orders in the US for its new connected rowing machine. Consumers can reserve a rower for delivery in December and have the option to test it in a 30-day commitment-free trial.
Liz Truss faces potential legal challenges in her bid to dump sugar tax
BY Frances Marcellin | 20 Sep 2022
Plans to shelve the UK's sugar tax (Soft Drinks Industry Levy) and other pieces of legislation designed to tackle the obesity epidemic have hit legal hurdles and fierce resistance from both MPs and the medical profession.
Apply now: Churchill Fellowship is offering financial support to ten innovators in the physical activity sector
BY Frances Marcellin | 17 Sep 2022
UK Active and the Churchill Fellowship – the operating name of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – are searching for innovative exercise-inspired projects that could transform people’s mental and physical health.
Who’s open and closed during Queen Elizabeth II’s state funeral?
BY Frances Marcellin | 15 Sep 2022
With an additional bank holiday announced out of respect for Queen Elizabeth II and to observe the state funeral on Monday 19 September, business owners and event operators around the UK are making decisions whether to close, modify opening times or stay open to serve the public’s needs.
Withings launches smart scale that measures body composition, vascular age and nerve health in one device
BY Frances Marcellin | 13 Sep 2022
Withings launches smart scale that measures body composition, vascular age and nerve health in one device
Energy prices pose an “existential threat” to parts of the industry warns UK Active in letter to Liz Truss
BY Frances Marcellin | 12 Sep 2022
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has sent a letter to the government warning of a “major mental and physical crisis” if financial support is not provided for the sector.
Europe Active and 4 Global announce launch of European Data Hub
BY Frances Marcellin | 07 Sep 2022
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub platform into Europe. The announcement was made at the Europe Active-hosted Active Leadership Forum.
Active Nation joins the omnichannel fitness race with new app
BY Frances Marcellin | 07 Sep 2022
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand on-demand workouts to users.
Crunch Fitness and Pound partner to deliver new mental health workout
BY Frances Marcellin | 06 Sep 2022
Pound – known for its drumbeat-driven cardio sessions – has launched a new iteration of its programme called Pound Unplugged.
ICAA's Colin Milner says health and fitness operators catering for older people must focus on outcomes
BY Frances Marcellin | 05 Sep 2022
The ICAA (International Council on Active Aging) has released a report, ICAA State of the Wellness Industry 2022, which looks at the status of wellness culture, programmes, budgets and staffing – across sectors such as real estate, fitness and health – relating to the older population.
Funxtion targets tenfold growth after raising €5.8m for AI and global development
BY Frances Marcellin | 05 Sep 2022
Digital fitness provider Funxtion has raised €5.8m (£5m, US$5.7) from Lexar Partners and company shareholders. The capital will be used to develop its B2B SaaS platform, particularly in the areas of data science and AI, as well as driving European and international expansion.
UK Active and ITN gear up for TV launch on National Fitness Day
BY Frances Marcellin | 02 Sep 2022
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone, on National Fitness Day – Wednesday 21 September. The programme has been created for ITN’s Industry News – which works in partnership with associations in the UK, Europe and the US – and will be hosted by journalist Louise Minchin from ITN’s London studios.
Randy Hetrick, inventor of the TRX, reacquires the company out of bankruptcy
BY Frances Marcellin | 01 Sep 2022
TRX has been acquired by its founder, Randy Hetrick and Jack Daly of private equity firm JFXD Capital, who has become CEO. Hetrick will act as chair.
     
 


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