Go365 Members Can Now Earn Incentives for Completing Digital Fitness and In-Studio Classes across All Xponential Fitness Brands

IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Concierge Health, a technology platform which allows health clubs to interface with healthcare insurers and providers to seamlessly take advantage of incentives like reimbursements and rewards, and Xponential Fitness, a curator of boutique fitness brands across fitness & wellness verticals, today announced a partnership enabling  Go365 members to earn credit for completed Xponential Fitness digital workouts in addition to the ability to earn credit for participating in classes at all Xponential Fitness Brands studio locations.

Go365,  a nationally recognized wellness and rewards program, motivates members to make positive lifestyle changes by tracking simple wellness achievements and rewarding them for these healthy choices. Members are able to choose their level of engagement and participate in personalized activities tailored to their specific health needs and interests. These rewarded achievements can be converted into gift cards, compatible fitness devices and much more.   

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Retro Fitness Secures New Investment from Arena Capital Partners to Expand into the Boston Area

Over the next year, the expansion across Boston is slated to create hundreds of jobs for the local community with the ability to service over 40,000 members, elevating the focus on health and wellness starting in Middlesex and Essex counties.

With exercise, health and overall fitness top of mind across the country, Retro Fitness saw a spike in franchise sales amid the pandemic. Over the past several months, Retro Fitness franchise sales have spiked significantly with a 300% increase from single to multi-unit ownership among existing franchisees, and a 200% increase in sales of new fitness locations. This was a direct result of its new leadership team that brings a new strategic vision and expertise to Retro Fitness’ highly profitable franchise model. Amplifying their growth, this multi-million dollar investment from Arena Capital will introduce the franchise to new territories in Boston.

“We’re thrilled to be able to expand Retro

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Global Sports and Fitness App Market Outlook & Forecasts 2019-2020 & 2027

The “Sports and Fitness App – Global Market Outlook (2019-2027)” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

Global Sports and Fitness Apps Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 22.4% during the forecast period

Rise in the investments from the leading companies towards the development of new applications with advanced features and increase in the use of smartphones are the major factors driving the market growth. However, growth in the security issues and concern towards privacy is restraining the market growth.

Sports and fitness apps are transmuting people to stay healthy and also helping to reach the goals of an individual. People are acquiring more knowledge towards the health benefits as these apps comprise monitoring diet plans and also suggest the best exercises. With the sports and fitness apps, there is no necessity to go to the nearest gym or yoga centers; an individual can stay healthy and

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How Consumers Are Redefining the Value And Consumption Of Nutrition And Immunity Products


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The saying, “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure,” is so relevant in the current scenario wherein the world is grappling with the pandemic. Over the years, the nutrition segment has grown significantly owing to a fundamental change in attitude, behavior, loyalties and buying habits. This year, we have observed an irrevocable shift in consumer consumption patterns across industries with the nutrition category taking the lead.

On the cusp of a tipping point before the pandemic, the wellness movement across the globe is witnessing a significant change with holistic health, immunity, and nutrition becoming quintessential buzzwords. One such shift is the preventive approach to wellness taking the center stage. As per the BCG COVID19 Consumer Sentiment Survey 2020, over 28 per

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D614G mutation in SARS-CoV-2 increases viral fitness and infectivity

Severe acute respiratory coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) belongs to the beta-coronavirus family.  Coronaviruses are positive-sense, single-stranded RNA viruses, and have one of the largest genomes among RNA viruses.

Out of the 7 known coronaviruses that have infected humans so far, 4 (HCov-229E, HCoV-OC43, HCoV-NL63, CoV-HKU1) can cause seasonal, mild respiratory symptoms in healthy people. In contrast, the SARS-CoV-1 and Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) are closely related to SARS-CoV-2 and have caused the 2002-2003 SARS and 2012 MERS epidemics, respectively. The current coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic is a global public health emergency with over 38 million cases and 1.08 million deaths worldwide to date.

The SARS-CoV-2 spike (S) glycoprotein

The surface of the SARS-CoV-2 virus has a spike (S) glycoprotein, which is a large homo-trimeric glycoprotein that forms a crown at the virus capsid surface. Each S protomer is further divided into two domains – S1 and S2

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Pediatricians and public health experts predict a potentially dramatic increase in childhood obesity this year as months of pandemic eating, closed schools, stalled sports and public space restrictions extend indefinitely.

About one in seven children have met the criteria for childhood obesity since 2016, when the federal National Survey of Children’s Health changed its methodology, a report out Wednesday by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation found. 

While the percentage of children considered obese declined slightly in the last 10 years, it is expected to jump in 2020.

“We were making slow and steady progress until this,” said Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, a Northwestern University economist and professor. “It’s likely we will have wiped out a lot of the progress that we’ve made over the last decade in childhood obesity.”

The trend, already seen in pediatric offices, is especially concerning as

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How Voting Affects Fitness For You & Your Community, According To Instructors

With the 2020 elections just on the other side of this month, voting is top of mind for a lot of people. There’s a lot at stake in this election, and if you’re turning to fitness to sweat the stress away, you’re probably not the only one. But fitness and voting have even more to do with each other than you’d think.

Your access to workout spaces — whether that’s a local park with a track or a boutique studio — is fundamentally shaped by voting, says Nicole Cardoza, a yoga instructor and founder of Yoga Foster and the newsletter Anti-Racism Daily. “There are systemic issues perpetuated in the studios we hold dear and in the spaces that we occupy when we’re trying to be well,” Cardoza says. “So when we want to feel well in studios, it’s really about looking at that overarching system of racism and dismantling it.

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The best fitness wearable deals for Prime Day 2020

If you’re starting up a new fitness regimen, a smartwatch can help you stay on track and monitor your progress. But wearables can get expensive as you pile on the features. Luckily, Prime Day 2020 has a handful of good deal on smartwatches we actually like, specifically those made by Fitbit and Garmin. There are plenty of other fitness trackers on sale during the shopping event, but we recommend staying away from knock-off brands when it comes to devices that track your health and fitness. Check out the list below for the best deals on some of the most capable fitness gadgets you can get right now.

Fitbit Versa 2 – $127.95

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Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch

The previous generation Versa smartwatch drops to a new all-time-low price of $127.95 for Prime Day. Fitbit announced the Versa 3 at the end of August which adds a built-in GPS and a

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Fitbit, Garmin and more of the best fitness watch deals

Fitbit, Garmin and more of the best fitness watch deals (Photo: Reviewed.com)

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If you want to get more active—whether that means taking a few extra laps around the block each day or, say, completing a triathlon—one of the best ways to motivate yourself is with a fitness watch. And, today, that motivation may come at a more affordable price than usual. It’s Amazon Prime Day, which means Prime members can score great deals on some of our favorite fitness watches, including the Garmin 645, Fitbit Versa 2 and more. (If you aren’t a Prime member, you can sign up for a free trial.) 

The best fitness watch deals of Prime Day

  • Fitbit Versa 2 Health and Fitness Smartwatch for $127.95 (Save $72): We love this smartwatch-adjacent Fitbit that automatically detects sustained
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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 for the 3-year-old company.

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

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