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4 Aug 2020

Welcome to Fitness News Europe

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Welcome to fitnessnewseurope.com, the independent business news publication for the European fitness industry. FREE TRIAL Click here to register for a free trial: You will have access to news and features on the website, and receive our bi-monthly...

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5 Mar 2020
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FIBO postponed to October

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Protagonists on all sides of the fitness industry are working on alternative plans to cope with the disruption caused by the spread of the coronavirus, which has led to the postponement of FIBO Cologne until the start of October. The outbreak of...

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18 Feb 2020
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Les Mills adopts European strategy, reinforces local support

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Les Mills is rejigging its European organisation with the appointment of a four-strong European team and four country managers, in order to provide more localised support to its club partners and instructors. Martin Franklin, chief operating...

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21 Jan 2020

ClassPass hits unicorn status

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ClassPass is doubling down on the expansion of its corporate business in Europe, after it raised $285 million in a transaction valuing the company at more than $1 billion. The funds mostly came from L Catterton and Apax Digital Fund, taking the...

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10 Dec 2018
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Fitness First pursues platform strategy with ElbGym

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First Germany is pursuing its multi-brand strategy with the acquisition of ElbGym, a brand of high-end performance training gyms from Hamburg, as its turnaround is moving ahead faster than anticipated. ElbGym is a group of three gyms with...

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8 Aug 2017

Let’s Go Fitness builds regional stronghold

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Let's Go Fitness is steadily reinforcing its bastion in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, to reach  a milestone of fifty clubs with over 50,000 members next month, after more than twenty openings and substantial upgrades in the last three...

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15 Jun 2017
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Holmes Place spreads fashion-inspired ICON concept

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The opening of the ICON gym in Patra a few days ago marks the start of European expansion for a distinctive fitness concept – a smart cost gym that predominantly targets women with a touch of fashion. Greece is the second European market for ICON...

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8 Mar 2017
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Trib3 seals joint venture for European markets

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Trib3, the high-intensity group fitness concept from Sheffield, is sealing a joint venture with partners around Rod Hill to open up clubs in Spain and supervise franchises in other European countries. Hill is a seasoned fitness industry executive...

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18 Feb 2017
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Serviocio gears up for consolidation after Aquafit buy

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After its acquisition of five Aquafit clubs, the Serviocio/ BeOne group wants to take an active part in the consolidation of the Spanish fitness industry, predicting that the number of top ten players could be halved in the coming...

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10 Jan 2017

Virtual reality gets real in European fitness clubs

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Virtual reality goggles and devices equipped with artificial intelligence are set to spread in European fitness clubs in the next years, judging from a raft of fitness-focused technological advances and partnerships unveiled at the Consumer...

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