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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
'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do'
Niche marketing

'Infuse Your Personal Passion Into Everything You Do'

A laser-focus on an underserved market can help catapult your entrepreneurial success, as in the case of these two business owners.
Matthew Toren
Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo?
Customer Loyalty

Would You Get a Tattoo of Your Favorite Franchise's Logo?

Anytime Fitness, Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise of 2014, is a global, full-service gym with an army of dedicated fans.
Nina Zipkin
Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee
Franchise Players

Fresh Out of College, This Gym Rat Became a Fitness Franchisee

Get tips on getting your business in shape from this 24-year-old GYMGUYZ franchisee.
Kate Taylor