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Entries in apps (19)


This Week in the Fitness Industry: wearable technology and apps

Nowadays, you can't do a workout or take a class without someone next to you wearing a fitness device. And, more than likely there is someone who uses a fitness app to enhance their workout, push them to do a little more, or share it with friends and peers.

This Week in the Fitness Industry has devoted the entire column this week with stories on devices and apps, including a top 25 list, predictions for the future, new options out there, and research and surveys.

Read on for This Week in the Fitness Industry.


IHRSA 2014 Trade Show Profile: Paofit

Paofit is another one of scores of new companies trekking to San Diego to show off its products to thousands of fitness professionals and club owners. And the Singapore-based company is traveling 9,000 miles to do so.

Paofit is an app that allows users to run in different parts of the world. Sure, that is not uncommon, but what s unique is other users running on the same course can be seen when you are using it. They can be family and friends, or just a stranger from the other side of the world.

Check out more on Paofit in its IHRSA Trade Show Profile.

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This Week in the Fitness Industry 2-17-14

The latest This Week in the Fitness Industry is all over the spectrum as far as fitness, health and wellness. Stories include:

  • Majority of people more concerned with money than health
  • Most parents don't think their overweight child is overweight
  • New features in corporate wellness program
  • iWatch apparently will have fitness component

Read on for more on each This Week in the Fitness Industry feature.


This Week in the Fitness Industry 6-14-13

This Week in the Fitness Industry has related stories on workout myths and bad advice for fitness professionals, as well as a fitness app from a professional football player, soda size ban would target the right people, and a bricks and mortar location to learn about workout options.

Read on to learn more on all of the stories.


IHRSA App will give you everything you need in the palm of your hand

The new IHRSA App is here. And just in time for the 2013 International Convention and Trade Show.

With the app you will be able to plan your entire week on the portal and then check it out on your phone and tablet. You will also be able to read bios of presenters, check the schedule, be notified of any changes, and read what people are saying and Tweeting about on the social media links.

For thos not able to make this year's convention, the app is still a great way to stay on top of industry happenings and news.

For more information and where to download it, click here.


This Week in the Fitness Industry helps with keeping resolutions

Which story are you going to click on first? There are so many to choose from.

Thus is the weekly quandary many fall into when This Week in the Fitness Industry is published. Here is what we have on tap for this week:

This Week in the Fitness Industry:

  • New app works with others
  • App hels you keep resolutions
  • Columbia Association to open fourth location
  • California chain gets two backers
  • This week's blog entries
  • Tips to help get to the gym and keep the resolution going

Click here to read them all (or just some).



Apps, childhood obesity, Miss Bikini in This Week in the Fitness Industry

The crack staff of This Week in the Fitness Industry has scoured the Internet and Twittersphere, heard from its moles around the world and maybe even made up a few things in order to bring you the most informative and interesting items from the health and fitness industry.
So, what's in this week's entry? How about:
  • Study shows connection between TV and larger waistline
  • Zumba jumps into the water
  • CrossFit helps woman win Miss Bikini
  • More apps from Digifit
  • 1% of your week to exercise

Olympics-inspired workouts, apps and more in Fitness Industry column

This Week in the Fitness Industry has plenty to offer.

The American Council on Exercise has created four week-long exercise programs inspired by the upcoming London games. Former and current Olympians pitched in.

A Massachusetts fitness industry consulting firm has increased its client base three-fold.

Of course, there are more apps available to help track your workouts and inspire you to get off the couch.

And, much more. Click here to see.


Author pens book on workouts for those 40 and over

Fitness veteran and author Carey Long has shifted his focus from young hardbodies earlier in his career to the over-40 crowd now.

Once a common thought that after 40 it was too late to get in shape, he said, but science has proven otherwise. 

He points out that there are many studies that the older demographic respond well to strength training and aerobic exercise. He noted that experts say that a 15-20 year decrease in biological age can be attained with easy changes in your routine and diet.

Also in This Week in the Fitness Industry:


  • App for Presiden't Challenge
  • Motivational sayings
  • TRX is the total workout
  • Working out too much can be dangerous
  • More apps 


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