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The fitness industry will survive the pandemic, but it will look very different

For Fast Company’s Shape of Tomorrow series, we’re asking business leaders to share their inside perspective on how the COVID-19 era is transforming their industries. Here’s what’s been lost—and what could be gained—in the new world order.

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Joey Gonzalez is the CEO of Barry’s, which specializes in high intensity interval training and has nearly 70 studios across the U.S. and abroad. He is also a former instructor.

COVID has been a humbling experience. The first thing we did was launch free Instagram workouts, which kept out community engaged. Then we launched a digital platform, which we built in 14 days using the Zoom platform. We had a moderator who filled in to give a front-desk experience and to shout-out people in the classes to help our instructors.

We’re investing heavily in digital and it will be a permanent part of our business going forward. We’re going

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Biggest Deals On Fitness And Exercise Equipment

With COVID-19 still running rampant across the globe, safe means of exercising has become the norm for most people. This means working out has shifted from public spaces such as gyms or yoga studios to the comfort of people’s homes. If you are planning to start your own home gym, you need to look no further than Prime Day. This mega shopping festival gives you the opportunity to buy some great fitness equipment for your home at some great discounts, so you can start building your home gym right away.

Here are 10 great fitness equipment you can get for your home gym at throwaway prices on Amazon’s Prime Day sale. Whether you want to increase your strength, practice yoga or improve your cardio capacity, we have the right things you can buy during Prime Day here.

1. VIGBODY Stationary Bike for Home Cardio

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VIGBODY Stationary Bike

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Amazon Prime Day fitness deals: top deals on Fitbit, Garmin, running watches, Nike shoes and home gym equipment

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The best Prime Day fitness deals are GOOD this year, even better than expected. It’s true, we expected the best Amazon Prime Day deals to include plenty of the best Garmin watch deals as well as the best Fitbit deals but what we are seeing now is even better.

As well as the above brands, the best Polar watches and best Suunto watches have received a discount plus a few Withings hybrid smartwatch are now also cheaper for a couple of days. Amazon Prime Day is shaping up to be a Black Friday beating shopping event!

Should you want to do some further research, take a look at the best running watch and best triathlon watch guides so you can make an educated decision which multisport watch to buy next. There is also the best hybrid smartwatch and the best

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The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals on Home Fitness Equipment

2020 has been the year of at-home fitness what with gyms closed, classes cancelled and even many sports on hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Thus the year has seen a surge in sales of exercise bikes, free weights, TRX bands, yoga mats and more workout gear — which is precisely why it’s a great time to take advantage of some of the best Amazon Prime Day deals on home fitness equipment now.

If you are looking to take your own home gym to the next level or seeking the perfect gift for your fitness enthusiast friend or family member, Amazon Prime Day is the time to get the gear. With deep discounts on fitness equipment and apparel, you can save hundreds on high quality exercise equipment so you can get gains without feeling the burn in your bank account.

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Best Prime Day fitness deals: the best deals on Fitbit, Garmin, running watches, Nike shoes and home gym equipment

The best Prime Day fitness deals are GOOD this year. As expected, the best Amazon Prime Day deals include plenty of the best Garmin watch deals as well as the best Fitbit deals. Better still, even some of the best Polar watches and best Suunto watches have received a discount plus a few Withings hybrid smartwatch are now also cheaper for a couple of days. Amazon Prime Day is shaping up to be a Black Friday beating shopping event!

Should you want to do some further research, take a look at the best running watch and best triathlon watch guides so you can make an educated decision which multisport watch to buy next. There is also the best hybrid smartwatch and the best outdoor watch guide, for your perusal.

We have divided this into best US and best UK fitness tracker and running watch deals but you can also see

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Fitness tech company JAXJOX raises $10M as it gets ready to ship AI-enabled workout system

The JAXJOX InteractiveStudio exercise system. (JAXJOX Photo)

JAXJOX, the Redmond, Wash.-based fitness technology company, has raised $10 million in a new funding round to help pay for the research and development of its signature InteractiveStudio workout equipment.

The Series A round included investors Dowgate Capital Ltd. and entrepreneur Nigel Wray, and brings total funding to $17 million.

JAXJOX is getting set to release its InteractiveStudio smart gym, a home fitness system that includes digitally adjustable weights, AI-enabled connected tech built into the equipment, and live and on-demand classes.

With connected tech built into individual pieces of free-weight equipment, such as a smart kettlebell, users don’t have to stand a certain distance from a screen to have form and motion tracked.

“By monitoring performance metrics and using AI, we can give users a more holistic view of their health and provide recommendations on improving their wellbeing,” founder and CEO Stephen Owusu

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This Smart Home Gym Is The Future Of Fitness

JaxJox, which makes a smart personalized home gym that uses AI to track and improve your performance and give you a wellness score, just scored itself. The Seattle-based fit tech company announced today that it has raised $10 million to bring its JaxJox “interactive fitness studio” to market.

The company also announced an exclusive retail partnership with Best Buy, and customers can get the fitness studio installed by Best Buy’s Geek Squad.

The system consists of a 43” touchscreen TV that can display fitness classes as well as data about your performance. The screen rotates both horizontally and vertically, and tilts if you’re doing floor exercises. Crucially, however, JaxJox isn’t just about cardio: the system has integrated smart dumbbells and a smart kettlebell — both configurable for different weights — that also report performance data. There’s also a “smart push-up device” and a vibrating,

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Best Prime Day Golf, Sports & Fitness Deals (2020): Best Early Golf Gear, Exercise Bike, Treadmill, Nike & Adidas Savings Rated by Deal Tomato

BOSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Here’s a summary of the latest early sports & fitness equipment & apparel deals for Amazon Prime Day, including all the best savings on golf club sets & apparel, treadmills, exercise bikes, power racks & adidas & Nike products. Shop the latest deals in the list below.

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Looking for more fitness & sports product deals? Visit Amazon’s Prime Day 2020 deals page to view all the live offers available now.

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Prime members get exclusive deals on Prime Day, Amazon’s two-day site-wide sale that offers deals on a wide range of products such as Amazon devices, laptops, apparel, and more.

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Crunch Fitness Channelside Renovations To Allow Boutique Classes

TAMPA, FL — Crunch Fitness announced the upgrade of its Channelside location in Downtown Tampa to a Crunch Select Club. The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.



a tall building in a city: The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.


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The first of its kind in the area, this $200,000 renovation will allow Crunch Channelside to offer its members boutique-style fitness classes as well as increased workout space in the main gym by 20 percent.

The new fitness studio will be located directly across from the main entrance of the main gym in Grand Central to provide classes such as hot yoga, suspended yoga, barre classes and more. The renovations and new studio should be complete by the end of the year.

“Our goal is always to make serious exercise fun while

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JAXJOX, the Leading Fitness Technology Company, Raises $10M in Series A Funding

SEATTLE, Oct. 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — JAXJOX, the global fitness technology company known for its innovative workout equipment and platform, today announced a $10M series A round of funding with investors including Dowgate Capital Ltd. and entrepreneur Nigel Wray, bringing total funding raised to date $17M. The funding assisted in the research and development of the highly anticipated JAXJOX InteractiveStudio, which will ship to customers later this year, as well as global retail expansion. The InteractiveStudio is the first fitness platform to combine connected strength-training equipment with live and on-demand content, enabling users to track their own performance in real time during classes.

“With so much activity in the connected fitness space, we’re both delighted and excited to be part of JAXJOX’s movement to bring fitness and health

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