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Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out
Health and Fitness Businesses

Thanks to Boutique Fitness, Working Out Is the New Going Out

The founders of Warrior Fitness Boot Camp, modelFIT and ClassPass dish on the rise of small, personalized fitness studios.
Kate Taylor
Why I Opened an Xtend Barre Studio After 15 Years in the Finance Industry
Franchise Players

Why I Opened an Xtend Barre Studio After 15 Years in the Finance Industry

Kristine Storie loved Xtend Barre so much, she decided to open a location of her own in Brooklyn.
Kate Taylor
Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses
Starting a Business

Jump Into the Hot Health-Care Sector With These 10 Businesses

From medical supplies to mobile screenings, there are many diverse ways to enter the health sector.
Nina Zipkin
Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions
Growth Strategies

Under Armour Rides High With Big-Ticket Fitness App Acquisitions

The sports company has purchased MyFitnessPal and Endomondo for $560 million.
Nina Zipkin
How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations
Impact Investing

How One Man Brought Health Care to India's Poorest Populations

Sevamob offers vital services for the equivalent of just $4 to $9 a month.
Jessica Pothering
How This Company Made Its Customer Support 'More Human'
The Fix

How This Company Made Its Customer Support 'More Human'

Fitocracy needed customer support for its 1.5 million users, so it took to the cloud, and business took off.
Jonathan Blum
Career Change: How I Ended Up Opening a Personal-Training Franchise
Exercise

Career Change: How I Ended Up Opening a Personal-Training Franchise

A chance meeting at a buffet table in Mexico led to a career change for Sam Langer.
Forget Wearables. This New App Wants to Make Your Brain Smart About Fitness.
Health

Forget Wearables. This New App Wants to Make Your Brain Smart About Fitness.

Coming out of stealth mode Health IQ just launched a new app, one that increases your health literacy through quizzes on various fitness and nutrition-related topics.
Emily Price
5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups
Health Care

5 Lessons Learned From Successful Health-Tech Startups

Three entrepreneurs in the industry sound off on what it takes to get your foot into this growing field.
Zach Cutler
8 Ways to Run Your Business Like a Fitness Boot Camp
Fitness Businesses

8 Ways to Run Your Business Like a Fitness Boot Camp

An inside look at performance apparel brand Athletic Recon.
Bryan Elliott
Fitbit Enters Smartwatch Arena, Replaces Recalled Device That Caused Rashes
Wearable Tech

Fitbit Enters Smartwatch Arena, Replaces Recalled Device That Caused Rashes

The fitness tracking company, which boasts 70 percent of the wearables market, has announced the launch of three new wristbands.
Geoff Weiss
Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life
Lean Startups

Why the Lean Startup Model Might Save Your Life

Startup guru Steve Blank is reinventing life-science startups with an innovative program that launched this week.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs
Food Businesses

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

A swarm of companies selling insect-based food items has descended upon the American market. Can they persuade consumers that eating bugs isn't a punishment?
Kate Taylor