Institutional exercise product sales were higher in 2017, but sales in the consumer exercise product sales were down, which left the overall fitness product sales category flat, according to a report from the Sports & Fitness Industry Association.
All of eGym's digital offerings will be built into the existing Netpulse app, according to a media release, beginning with specialized eGym activity tracking.
Aktiv Solutions will open the application process for its ambassadorship program at IHRSA on March 22.
Health club operators can now sign up for the Augie's Quest Myzone Challenge, which will occur May 1-June 18. The challenge not only will raise money to cure ALS, but it also can create excitement for members as they get in shape for the summer.
The deal is expected to close in the second quarter of 2018, adding approximately 10,000 salons and spas to the MINDBODY client portfolio.
Despite reporting relatively static numbers for 2017, Nautilus CEO Bruce Cazenave said he expects all sales segments will return to "full year top-line growth" in 2018, partially led by a digital platform the company expects to launch later this...
The decision follows a Jan. 30 letter written by Brunswick activist investor Owl Creek Asset Management arguing "all Brunswick stakeholders would benefit significantly from a spin-off of the fitness equipment business."
In another "transition year" for the wearables manufacturer, Fitbit sold 7 million fewer products than it did in 2016 and saw its annual revenue dip from $2.17 billion to $1.62 billion.
Product launches and "networked fitness" drove fourth quarter and 2017 year-end growth for Precor.
Fitbit's purchase of Twine Health, a health platform founded in 2013, will allow the company to expand its health coaching offerings in other areas to its 25 million users.