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Just 35, She's Already Been a Principal in 3 Successful Fitness Franchises
Franchise Players

Just 35, She's Already Been a Principal in 3 Successful Fitness Franchises

Liberty Harper literally grew up in franchising, having started in the industry right out of high school.
Entrepreneur Staff
ClassPass Tones Down Blog Post Encouraging 'Single Bros' to Pick Up Women at the Gym
Marketing

ClassPass Tones Down Blog Post Encouraging 'Single Bros' to Pick Up Women at the Gym

'Between the sweat, endorphins and the potential for less clothing than usual, the stage is set for us guys to make [our] move,' the original post read.
Laura Entis
Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul
Workplace Wellness

Employee Wellness Programs Are Due for an Overhaul

The secret to increased participation is to move it out of the office.
Lorna Borenstein
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