Crunch Fitness to open massive gym in St. Petersburg – I Love the Burg

Crunch Franchise today announced the upcoming December 2021 opening of Crunch St. Petersburg, a 40,280-square-foot fitness facility, with $1 million dollars’ worth of state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Crunch St. Petersburg is owned by Vince Julien, Geoff Dyer, Tony Scrimale, and Jeff Dotson, creating an ownership team with more than 100+ years of experience in the fitness industry. The new Crunch will be located at 218 37th Ave N in the Northeast Park Shopping Center. Prospective members can visit the gym’s website now to reserve their Founder rate. Founder rates begin at $9.99 per month, with $0 enrollment fees. The first 500 founding members will also…

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TeamUp Fitness App Helps Connect People Around the World to ‘Get Fit and Find Love’ – The Times Herald

PHILADELPHIA, July 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TeamUp Fitness, a social, lifestyle, and fitness dating app, provides individuals with an outlet to meet new workout partners, make new fitness friends, or possibly find their fitness soulmate. The App’s newest feature, “Lock Your Content,” is a game-changer for dating fitness apps or dating apps in general. “We wanted to create something completely different and fun,” says Tony Trombetta, CEO of TeamUp Fitness. “By adding this ‘Lock Your Content’ feature to our playbook, members can lock a post such as a photo of them working out…

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The Cuban Jewish entrepreneur behind 305 Fitness – Jewish Insider

“I’m having a really crappy morning,” Sadie Kurzban told thousands of viewers in a YouTube live stream. It was April 2020, just weeks into the COVID-19 lockdown. Kurzban was at her parents’ house in Miami, sporting a sparkly crop top, hoop earrings and big curly hair; with an earpiece over her head, she stood on a patio in front of a hot pink wall, Ariana Grande playing in the background. The 31-year-old founder of 305 Fitness, a company offering popular cardio dance classes to a devoted and growing following, told…

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Cadoo gets $1.5M to gamify fitness with betting challenges – TechCrunch

Cadoo, a US-startup that’s gamifying fitness by turning it into a betting opportunity, using the prospect of winning (or losing) cold hard cash to motivate people to get off the couch, has collected $1.5 million in seed funds from Sam & Max Altman’s Apollo VC and the student-focused Dorm Room Fund. The app itself has been around since 2018 but in March 2020 it launched a “challenge model” that lets users stake money to join a challenge related to a specific fitness goal — be it running 10 miles in…

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Empire Portfolio Group of NYC acquires four local Orangetheory Fitness studios – Westfair Online

Empire Portfolio Group, a developer and franchisee of the Orangetheory Fitness health club network, has acquired four of the chain’s studios in Fairfield County. The Orangetheory Fitness studios being acquired are based in Fairfield, Norwalk, Westport and Shelton and were sold by Mark Molina and Fred Maudsley, who started their franchises in 2004. The financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The New York City-based Empire Portfolio Group also operates Connecticut studios in Darien, Stamford and Milford, along with four in Manhattan and 11 in New Jersey. “We’re thrilled…

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Aly Orady’s Fast-Growing Tonal Reinvents Fitness Equipment – Forbes

The global fitness equipment market exceeded $10 billion in 2020 and is expected to reach $25 billion by 2027, according to Global Market Insights. Equipment that connects smart devices via high-speed Internet and allows them to analyse, store and collect data from any location is the fasted growing segment, gaining popularity among athletes and fitness enthusiasts.  Tonal is a smart home gym that uses artificial intelligence and coaching to provide strength training that is continuing to innovate the category. Much like Tesla revolutionized the electric car by combining software and hardware, Tonal has created…

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Fitbit Luxe review: serious fitness tracker style – Wareable

Fitbit may have defined the fitness tracker era, but it’s produced some seriously ugly devices over the years. But it’s back to change that with the all-new Fitbit Luxe. While there’s little new in terms of features, the Fitbit Luxe aims to bring a dose of style. It’s the first Fitbit fitness tracker to use an AMOLED display, and boasts a lovely stainless steel case that makes it something you might just want to wear. Undoubtedly designed with women in mind, it’s priced at £129.99, the Luxe is a jump…

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1 Fitness Stock to Watch in 2021 and Beyond – The Motley Fool

Peloton (NASDAQ:PTON) has been one of the biggest beneficiaries of the stay-at-home economy of the past year and a half or so, with over 100% year-over-year growth. However, one big unanswered question is whether the company will be able to maintain its growth as the world gradually gets back to normal life. In this Fool Live video clip, recorded on July 2, Fool.com contributor Matt Frankel, CFP, and Chief Growth Officer Anand Chokkavelu discuss how Peloton could succeed even as gyms reopen.  [embedded content] Matt Frankel: We’ll move on to number eight…

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Spirit Fitness to expand | News | jonesborosun.com – Jonesboro Sun

JONESBORO — Plans for the expansion of a local industry will be reviewed Tuesday by the Metropolitan Area Planning Commission. Tiger Chen, president of Spirit Fitness, announced plans Friday to build a 150,000-square-foot structure on 20 acres at 2211 Barnhill Road, just south of Arkansas 18. “Spirit Fitness has been blessed to grow over our many years in Jonesboro,” Chen said in the news release. “Adding new space to house our Technical Support Department and Warranty Parts Department will help Spirit hire additional people in Jonesboro and continue to serve…

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A Fitness App Moonlights as a Men’s Support Group – The New York Times

Like other single guys his age, Mack Knight, 40, a software company executive in Los Angeles, has a crew of buddies who like to explore the city, travel and workout together. They take their exercise seriously: Each wear a fitness tracker called Whoop that monitors their body’s vital signs (including heart rate, breathing and sleep), and makes that data shareable through an app. The other week Mr. Knight was reviewing his Whoop statistics when he noticed that one of his buddies, a friend from business school, was missing his daily…

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