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Exclusive interviews with the leading CEO's, marketers & entrepreneurs from the fitness sector. Check our bio for the link to our website.

The Fitness Network is the go-to source of fitness business insight The Fitness Network is the industry's go-to source which aims to deliver actionable business insights from leading CEOs, marketers and professionals in the industry. On our website, you can find exclusive interviews with the leading CEOs and entrepreneurs from the health and fitness sector. You will also find expert opinions on so

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24/10/2022

After three successful years in the US, the first European Connected Health and Fitness Summit is set to take place on 16-17 November 2022 in London. Dedicated to shaping the future of the connected fitness market, the summit will focus on showcasing innovations and facilitating partnerships. The speaker line-up includes some of the top names across the fitness sector who will discuss the uncertain landscape of connective fitness. Will Brereton, founder of SH1FT is one of the leading minds set to take the stage at the event. Speaking about democratizing fitness, we caught up with Will recently to learn more about how the fitness industry can use technology to make movement and physical activity more accessible for all.

To learn more from Will and many other superstar speakers including Martin Franklin, Daniel Marin, Dave Wright, Duncan Jefford, Phil Horton, Dave Gerrish and many more, make sure you purchase your ticket to the Connected Health and Fitness Summit. You can use our exclusive discount code TFN10 to save 10% off your ticket!

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/connected-fitness-summit-preview-how-to-ensure-connected-health-isnt-just-for-the-elite/

How to Make Physical Activity Easier for the Visually Impaired - The Fitness Network 14/12/2021

In the UK, there are almost 2 million people living with sight loss & every day 250 people begin to lose their sight. Learn how fitness professionals can help make physical activity easier and more accessible to the visually impaired in our latest Q&A with Rashmi Becker of Step Change Studios.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-to-make-physical-activity-easier-for-the-visually-impaired/

How to Make Physical Activity Easier for the Visually Impaired - The Fitness Network Many fitness professionals don’t feel confident instructing visually impaired people and as result, they are more likely to be inactive.

19/08/2021

If you've tried to meditate for stress relief, but haven't found it useful, you may want to check out Sensate

We sat down with founder Stefan Chmelik to learn more about the device, how it works and the benefits of stress relieving wearable tech. Check it out in our latest Q&A....

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/do-wearable-stress-relief-devices-work/

What Will the Return of Live Events Look Like? - The Fitness Network 28/07/2021

Are trade show and conference attendees really ready to crowd into expo halls and hotel bars with strangers again?

We sat down with Michael Seaman, founder and CEO of Raccoon Events, the company behind the National Running Show, National Snow Show & The National Outdoor Expo to get his take on what trade shows look like in 2021...

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/what-will-the-return-of-live-events-look-like/

What Will the Return of Live Events Look Like? - The Fitness Network Trade shows completely stopped as a result of the pandemic. We spoke to Michael Seaman, founder and CEO of Raccoon Events about the return of live events.

19/07/2021

At the start of Strava's journey, word of mouth was the key to success and exponential growth. When Michael and Mark first started the business in 2009, they told all their friends to sign up so they could compete with one another – this created a snowball effect and led to faster and faster growth.

Now, Strava has a community of 80M athletes from around the world.

Read more about how this company builds and maintains such a loyal and enormous following in our interview with Teddy Page, Marketing Manager at Strava.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-strava-built-a-global-community-of-80m-athletes/

09/07/2021

We recently sat down with Avrum Elmakis, founder and CEO of CLMBR a new connected vertical climbing machine. He's been making headlines for months with the seemingly neverending stream of celebrity investors like Jay-Z, Pittbull, Novak Djokovic, Ryan Seacrest and others.

How has he done it?

Being well connected certainly helps, but more than that, he says authenticity is the key.

You can read the full interview over on The Fitness Network now. thefitnessnetwork.org

The Fastest Growing Brands in Wellness - The Fitness Network 05/07/2021

What are the most innovative brands in wellness? What brands are the ones to watch? How has the pandemic impacted categories like digital fitness, clean beauty, meditation, mental wellness and functional nutrition?

Laura Hill, Senior Editor WELLTODO gives us the story behind their new Innovation Blueprint, a free 70+ page report features 500+ of the wellness industry’s most innovative brands. Check out our latest Q&A with Laura and download the report for yourself....

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/the-fastest-growing-brands-in-wellness/

The Fastest Growing Brands in Wellness - The Fitness Network We spoke to Laura Hill at Welltodo about the new Innovation Blueprint that looks at the innovative companies defining the world of wellness.

29/06/2021

Here's a little collage of some of our favourite photos from our recent interviews.

To see the stories behind the images, head over to our website: www.thefitnessnetwork.org.

How Strava built a global community of 80M athletes - The Fitness Network 25/06/2021

Strava's mobile app and website connect millions of runners and cyclists through the sports they love. Launched in 2009, the platform has grown exponentially over the years, now connecting a global community of 86 million athletes from 195 countries. We sat down with Teddy Page, Senior Marketing Manager at Strava UK to learn more about how the company has built such an enormous and dedicated following.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-strava-built-a-global-community-of-80m-athletes/

How Strava built a global community of 80M athletes - The Fitness Network We sat down with Teddy Page, Senior Marketing Manager at Strava UK to learn more about how the company has built such an enormous and dedicated following.

23/06/2021

"Most people drink coffee for taste and for energy with no awareness of the science behind it. We’ve found the perfect beans with a naturally high caffeine and polyphenol content and we’ve roasted them in a particular way to preserve the nutrients while enhancing the tasting notes.

That’s how we came up with the brand: great tasting coffee that ticks the science box." ☕✔️

Read more about Amunra UK, a high performance coffee brand from sports scientist and co-founder Mayur Ranchordas...

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-clean-energy-is-driving-drinks-innovation/

An Interview with Avrum Elmakis, CLMBR Founder and CEO - The Fitness Network 21/06/2021

"You can’t seek to create something for the sole purpose of making money. It has to be authentic and true. When it is, you’re given a greater opportunity to be successful."

Authenticity has paid off for CLMBR founder and CEO Avrum Elmakis. Jay-Z and Pitbull are among some of the celebrity investors of this Denver-based fitness startup that recently raised $13.5M.

Read more in our Q&A with Avrum, our latest interview on The Fitness Network...

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/an-interview-with-avrum-elmakis-clmbr-founder-and-ceo/

An Interview with Avrum Elmakis, CLMBR Founder and CEO - The Fitness Network We spoke to Avrum Elmakis, co-founder and CEO of CLMBR, a new connected vertical climbing machine.

Are Gyms Really Bouncing Back? - The Fitness Network 14/06/2021

Industry reports look encouraging, but are gyms really bouncing back? 🤔

We got the inside scoop from Rob Beale, Fitness Director Third Space London.

Are Gyms Really Bouncing Back? - The Fitness Network Industry reports are showing encouraging data about members returning. Is this true across all gyms? We spoke to Rob Beale at Third Space London to find out.

Finding the fastest way back - The Fitness Network 11/06/2021

"Community and shared experiences will be a key factor in people’s happiness once the pandemic subsides. While digital has been a great channel and growth market for the fitness industry during the pandemic, there’s no denying that the in-studio, live experience with instructors and other gymgoers provides the pinnacle workout experience."

Martin Franklin, CEO for Europe at Les Mills International shares more insight on the getting people back to group exercise in his latest opinion peice on The Fitness Network....

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/finding-the-fastest-way-back/

Finding the fastest way back - The Fitness Network 96% of people who tried a workout from a club during lockdown said they would use that facility once it re-opened.

24/05/2021

We've had some stand-out interviews lately so if you've missed them, here's our top three of the month so far:

🏅 A Q&A with Therabody founder Dr Jason Wersland on Theragun and the growing recovery trend

🥈Why we need women's only gyms with StrongHer founder Tig Hodson

🥉Why mental health needs to be a focus for operators with MoreYoga founder Shamir Sidhu.

Check these out (and more!) on the website: thefitnessnetwork.org

Returning to Teaching Group Fitness: How to Prepare - The Fitness Network 17/05/2021

Group fitness can restart in the UK today! 🥳 If you're feeling nervous about restarting, check out our recent Q&A with Les Mills Head Trainer Sarah Durnford for some words of wisdom...



https://thefitnessnetwork.org/returning-to-teaching-group-fitness-how-to-prepare/

Returning to Teaching Group Fitness: How to Prepare - The Fitness Network After a long absence, indoor group fitness is resuming in gyms across the UK. We spoke to Sarah Durnford, Head Trainer at Les Mills about how to prepare.

Why Mental Health Needs to be a Key Focus for Operators - The Fitness Network 13/05/2021

According to MoreYoga founder and CEO Shamir Sidhu, "It’s not just about physical fitness anymore. Mental, spiritual and emotional health are the next frontier of wellness."

In light of , we talked to Shamir about why mental health needs to be a key focus for operators. Check out all his advice and insight in our latest Q&A.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/why-mental-health-needs-to-be-a-key-focus-for-operators/

Why Mental Health Needs to be a Key Focus for Operators - The Fitness Network Gyms have been where people go to look after their physical health but what can operators do to help the thousands of people struggling with mental health?

Returning to Teaching Group Fitness: How to Prepare - The Fitness Network 10/05/2021

Are you a fitness instructor getting ready to return to in-person teaching? Feeling a little nervous after such a long absence?

You're not alone!

When gyms were closed during multiple national lockdowns, many fitness instructors were furloughed or forced to switch to online classes until they could return to in-person teaching. For the first time, many instructors are nervous with concerns about being out of practice. We spoke to Sarah Durnford, Head Trainer at Les Mills UK (LMUK) about how both instructors and operators can prepare. https://thefitnessnetwork.org/returning-to-teaching-group-fitness-how-to-prepare/

Returning to Teaching Group Fitness: How to Prepare - The Fitness Network After a long absence, indoor group fitness is resuming in gyms across the UK. We spoke to Sarah Durnford, Head Trainer at Les Mills about how to prepare.

Making a Safe Return To Exercise After COVID-19 - The Fitness Network 06/05/2021

As leisure facilities start to reopen, operators are welcoming back staff and members. Welcome though this is, it won’t be plain sailing for everyone as colleagues and members return to an altered landscape marred by the impact of Covid-19.

We asked Dr Dane Vishnubala, Consultant in Sport and Exercise Medicine and Chief Medical Advisor at Active IQ, for his advice on making a safe return to exercise and the physical activity workplace after Covid-19. Read his insights in our latest Q&A.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/making-a-safe-return-to-exercise-after-covid-19/

Making a Safe Return To Exercise After COVID-19 - The Fitness Network We asked Dr Dane Vishnubala for his advice on making a safe return to exercise and the physical activity workplace after Covid-19.

A Business Built On Relieving Pain: A Q&A with Theragun Founder, Dr Jason Wersland - The Fitness Network 04/05/2021

Fitness culture has shifted to focus on recovery as much as activity and this trend has driven the growth of recovery tools like foam rollers, massage balls and handheld massage tools. One of the tools leading the way is Theragun. We recently spoke with Therabody founder and creator Dr Jason Wersland about the inspiration for Theragun and the size of the recovery market.

Check it out. https://thefitnessnetwork.org/a-business-built-on-relieving-pain-a-qa-with-theragun-founder-dr-jason-wersland/

A Business Built On Relieving Pain: A Q&A with Theragun Founder, Dr Jason Wersland - The Fitness Network We spoke to Theragun co-founder and creator Dr Jason Wersland about what's driving the fitness recovery trend

Why We Need Women’s Only Gyms - The Fitness Network 28/04/2021

Feeling intimidated in a gym is an experience in which many women can relate. It is especially profound for women who might be considering using the strength equipment in a gym, an area often full of stern and serious weight-lifting men.

Enter: StrongHer, a female-only strength gym in Bethnal Green in London. Co-founders and best friends, Sam and Tig started Strongher four years ago as a way to give women their power back and take control of their own fitness, nutrition and wellbeing. We recently spoke to Tig about the need for women's only gyms. Check it out...

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/why-we-need-womens-only-gyms/

Why We Need Women’s Only Gyms - The Fitness Network We spoke to Tig, co-founder of Strongher, a female-only strength gym in London about how women's only gyms can help give women their power back.

How Clean Energy is Driving Drinks Innovation - The Fitness Network 13/04/2021

Not all coffee is created equal. ☕️

Introducing Amunra UK, the only coffee that delivers a scientifically measured dose of performance enhancing caffeine AND polyphenols, a micronutrient that helps with recovery. Amunra Coffee has been expertly crafted using superior beans specifically selected for their great taste and high levels of caffeine & polyphenols.

We sat down with sports scientist and founder Mayur Ranchordas for the inside scoop on "clean caffeine" and why many people are ditching their regular brew in favour of a performance blend.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-clean-energy-is-driving-drinks-innovation/

How Clean Energy is Driving Drinks Innovation - The Fitness Network Caffeine has long been used by athletes and fitness enthusiasts to improve endurance in high intensity exercise or sports. But the way in which people consume it varies wildly. Drinks, tablets and gels all contain different quantities and qualities of …

Pairing Style With Sustainability: The Funky Legging Brand That Stands Out From The Crowd - The Fitness Network 08/04/2021

Bored of your ordinary black leggings? Loony Legs is here to brighten your gym wardrobe!

This funky yoga wear brand is the creation of an all-female creative team based in London. Combining their passion for eco-friendly fabrics and sustainability with bold, trendy patterns, their leggings have taken the yoga world by storm. Leading the team of creatives at Loony Legs is Valentina and we recently interviewed her about how Loony Legs has achieved success in such a competitive market.

Pairing Style With Sustainability: The Funky Legging Brand That Stands Out From The Crowd - The Fitness Network Loony Legs is a yoga-wear brand that combines eco-friendly fabrics & sustainability with bold patterns. We spoke with their founder to find out more.

How to Future-Proof Your Group Exercise Experience - The Fitness Network 31/03/2021

"There will always be a place for in-person fitness," says Martin Franklin, CEO for Europe at Les Mills. "We are social animals. We crave social connection. You don’t hear anyone right now asking if people will ever go back to festivals or sporting events. Of course they will. We believe the same to be true for fitness."

With gyms in the UK poised to reopen, we sat down with Martin to talk about how to future-proof your group exercise experience. The interview is full of insights from their global partners with some really encouraging trends from gyms in Asia reporting 95% attendance even with social distancing in place. Read more insight from Martin in our latest interview... https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-to-future-proof-your-group-exercise-experience/

How to Future-Proof Your Group Exercise Experience - The Fitness Network We spoke to Martin Franklin, CEO for Europe at Les Mills International about what gyms can do to future proof their group exercise experience.

29/03/2021

Thinking about signing an ambassador to help you promote your fitness or wellness brand? We recommend spending five minutes reading this interview with Ben Clark at COROS Global to find out the secret to signing high calibre talent and how to make the most of your parternship.

(And congratulations to Ben who was recently shortlisted for two awards in the -media Young Professional awards!)

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-to-create-a-successful-ambassador-programme/

What Does a Post-COVID Gym Look Like? - The Fitness Network 24/03/2021

Beyond socially distanced treadmills and new signage, what can you do to prepare your gym to reopen next month?

Check out our latest Q&A with Richard Sheen from Pulse Fitness for some insight on what he's seeing across the industry.

What Does a Post-COVID Gym Look Like? - The Fitness Network We sat down with Richard Sheen, Commercial Sales Director at Pulse Fitness, to find out how to setup your post-COVID gym without compromising the experience

19/03/2021

This week’s top three most popular interviews are...

🏅 How to Get Older People Back to the Gym with Eddie Brocklesby, Founder of Silverfit Charity

🥈 How Swimming is Getting in on The Connected Fitness Trend with Zygo founder, Charlie Melvoin

🥉 Why Hyperpersonalisation is the Future of Fitness with Keepme founder, Ian Mullane

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How Swimming is Getting In On The Connected Fitness Trend - The Fitness Network 16/03/2021

The popularity of connected fitness grew massively over the last year, but one area missing from the category is swimming. Why is that?

We spoke to Charlie Melvoin, founder of Zygo, the first wireless headset for streaming underwater audio, to find out why swimming has historically lacked innovation and what the opportunity is for swimming in the connected fitness market.

https://thefitnessnetwork.org/how-swimming-is-getting-in-on-the-connected-fitness-trend/

How Swimming is Getting In On The Connected Fitness Trend - The Fitness Network We spoke to Charlie Melvoin, founder of Zygo, to find out what the opportunity is for swimming in the connected fitness market.

08/03/2021

Today, in honour of International Women's Day, we're celebrating some of the amazing female founders and entrepreneurs that we've featured on the website recently. That includes :

- Kim Palmer, founder of Clementine App UK
- Eddie Brocklesby, oldest British Ironman finisher and founder of Silverfit Charity
- Carly Thornton, founder and CEO Gluteywear
- Zoe Bertali, founder of Refine with ALFI

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