July 24, 2020

071 – Golds Gym Acquired; Under Armour Selling Digital App?

As the pandemic stretches into the 6-month plus mark, the fitness technology world continues to evolve accordingly.  First up this week we have the German Fitness company RSG Group acquiring Gold’s Gym and its 661 worldwide locations.  Next, we take a look at a recent study out of Rutgers University that examines in-school food offerings and availability of physical activities and their impact on student health and fitness.  Finally, rumors are circulating that Under Armour is potentially looking to sell its popular MyFitnessPal digital app.  We take a look at the popular app and the cloud-based food and exercise database and why UA might be looking to sell what was previously heralded as their bridge to the digital customer.   

#fitness #goldsgym #RSGgroup #elementaryschool #highschool #myfitnesspal #underarmour #fitnesstechnology #healthydiet #fittech  

Timestamp

Topic


Intro

1:12

RSG Group Acquires Golds Gym

6:02

Healthier School Food & Physical Activity Matter for Childhood Obesity

10:23

Is Under Armour Selling MyFitnessPal?

References and Links from Episode 71:

Links to Research Studies

Study

Link

Healthier school food and physical activity environments are associated with lower student body mass index

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“The art challenges the technology, and the technology inspires the art.”

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Hello, I'm Christopher Allen and I'm passionate about helping people become a better version of themselves - physically, emotionally, spiritually, financially, intellectually, and culturally. Feel free to follow me on IG. You can read more about my story here.

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