Over 57M Americans belong to a health and fitness club! But let’s be real, finding the willpower and motivation to actually go the gym can be challenging. That is why Aaptiv was created. Users pay $99 a year to get complete access to its app that has over 2,500 audio-guided workouts and structured programs ranging […]
When you step up to your in home treadmill, you may feel like you are missing out on the gym environment. While this motivating feel of the gym is often nice, it’s often not convenient. Studio brings audio group running glasses to your home and treadmill so that you can feel like you are in […]
Our friends at Newark Venture Partners (NVP), the venture fund catalyzing innovation in Newark, hosted demo day for its latest cohort of startups participating in its NVP Labs program. We had a chance to catch up with founders in the cohort and learn more about their businesses as they hit the stage. Here is a brief snapshot: Ziel […]
Fitness classes are not for everyone. They don’t fit into our schedule, they are pricey and often times unnecessary. But without a physical trainer how can we ensure that we stay motivated and reach our goals? Introducing Aaptiv, the first audio-based fitness classes led by experts delivering motivational and instructive content giving you what you […]
The unemployment rate for ex-convicts is 8 times higher than that for the average citizen and it’s difficult to escape the connotation that a criminal record may bring during the hiring process. While specialized agencies exist to help this population find employment, no one is tackling this societal issue like Unibody Fitness. Through the company’s […]
Today we speak with Megan Smyth CEO and cofounder of FitReserve, the company allowing you to mix-and-match workouts across studios and classes. After spending 7 years in Wall Street, entrepreneurship called Megan’s name. Through cofounding GoRecess and working with the Nike+ Accelerator, the company turned into FitReserve and Megan had the ability to improve how we workout. Megan, an avid runner and dedicated gym rat, is just as dedicated to NYC’s growing tech ecosystem and goes the distance to give back to our community.
When your gym membership expires, you will inevitably have the same inner conversation you have every year. First, you tell yourself you can exercise from home and save money, and then you tell yourself that you are paying for the gym’s environment and you reinstate your membership. Granted the gym’s ambiance can be very motivating, […]
FounderMade Wellness Summit is an annual wellness event that connects the founders of innovative wellness brands with entrepreneurs in all stages in the wellness space. Their recent event in NYC did an exceptional job bringing in the right mix of impressive founders and excited entrepreneurs. Entrepreneurs seek knowledge from founders that have already succeeded. It […]