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BFT franchise of the year

BFT Franchise Of The Year… again!

It’s been a massive few years for fitness giant BFT. Most recently their efforts have been recognised by being awarded the 2024 APAC Franchise of the Year award at the Beyond Activ Summit, held in Singapore. BFT has taken out the title three times over the past four years, cementing its dominance as a business […]

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Gear Up for AusFitness Industry Sydney 2024!

It’s the fitness industry trade show and summit that brings Australia’s fitness, health, and exercise professionals together to collaborate, educate, showcase, and network. AusFitness Industry Sydney 2024 is set to run over two days in October and we couldn’t be more excited. Rumour has it that this year’s event will feature a record number of

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futuristic fitness classes

Are these the fitness classes of the future?

What happens when you ask AI to invent a new type of never-before-seen fitness class? National leading gym chain Genesis Health + Fitness decided to put the robots to the test and see what new concepts they could create. The results? An interesting selection of inspired and futuristic ideas with varying degrees of practicality and

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attracting gen z to your fitness business

Strategies for Attracting Gen Z to Your Fitness Business

When it comes to fitness, there are so many options out there – it’s a great thing for consumers as there’s bound to be a flavour everyone enjoys. This smorgasbord of choice, however, can make retention harder than ever for fitness business owners because there’s always a bright shiny object calling your members away. In

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The Fitness Franchise with Low Overheads and High Temps

There’s never been more choices available than there are today, when it comes to owning a fitness franchise and finding a brand that aligns with your interests and values. And just when we thought we had every kind of fitness offering covered, we were introduced to J.I.M, the lovechild resulting from the combination of a

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BSc violet crumble protein bar

BSc and Menz Violet Crumble join forces to shatter protein bar perceptions

The snack pairing we didn’t know we needed is set to disrupt wellness snacking and confectionery as we know it. That’s right – BSc and Menz Violet Crumble join forces to shatter protein bar perceptions in an Australian-first. So, what is a BSc Violet Crumble protein bar? With one known for its iconic confectionery, and

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weight loss drugs affect the fitness industry

How will weight loss drugs affect the fitness industry in Australia?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ll have heard about the massive uptake of weight loss drugs across the globe. Ozempic is by far the most dominant brand of GLP-1 agonist, but no doubt there will be an increasing number of competing drugs hitting the market in the near future. The impact weight loss

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tony zonato cover me app

Get Your Group Exercise Classes Covered With The Cover Me App

CoverMe Fitness, the innovative studio management app for the fitness industry, launches this month in Australia, with industry veteran Tony Zonato leading the rollout as Managing Director for the region. The Cover Me app is set to change the landscape of casual group exercise instructors by creating a pool of available and qualified instructors for

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Australian Calisthenic Federation APRA award

Australian Calisthenic Federation is the APRA 2024 Licensee of the Year

The APRA Music Awards is an annual music awards event which recognises Australian songwriters. Each year, Australasian Performing Right Association Limited (APRA) gives an honour for the Licensee of the Year. This year that award went to the Australian Calisthenic Federation for being good musical citizens. How is the APRA Award decided? The Licensee of

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step one underwear business success

The Aussie Underwear Brand Nailing the Brief for Profit and Sustainability

A pair of Step One underwear is being sold every 8 seconds around the world, including Australia, America and the UK. From humble beginnings as a bedroom start-up to a now multi-million dollar, publicly listed company, Step One is kicking some serious business goals, all the while managing to maintain meticulous ethical and sustainable practices.

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AusFitness Expo Melbourne 2024

It’s A Wrap! AusFitness Expo Melbourne 2024

Over 10,000 fitness enthusiasts attended the Melbourne AusFitness Expo across the weekend of 13th and 14th April 2024. It marked the return of the event to Melbourne for the first time since pre-pandemic times, and was embraced by both industry professionals and the community alike. Ausfitness Expo 2024-A Roaring Success Taking place at the Melbourne

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mothers day classic fun run

2024 Mother’s Day Classic Supporting Ovarian Cancer Too

Mother’s Day is fast approaching and while some families have a tradition of breakfast in bed or a favourite restaurant for dinner, plenty of Aussies have been making the Mother’s Day Classic fun run a part of theirs. Founded in 1998,  this charity event has raised more than $44 million for research into breast cancer

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