Fitness News

Fitness Industry News – including fitness equipment, gyms, workouts, technology, apps, events and health fitness news issued by the Send2Press Newswire service.


Kick-Off Festival for DFW Free Day of Yoga – Dallas, Texas, September 1, 2018 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

DALLAS, Texas, Aug. 28, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Non-Profit Mission: DFW Free Day of Yoga’s mission is expand and enhance the practice of yoga, building a greater sense of community in the Dallas Fort Worth Metroplex. The 12th Annual DFW Free Day of Yoga begins with the Kick-Off Festival in Farmer’s Market featuring the LARGEST COMMUNITY CLASS IN DFW opening the festival at 9 a.m.

Local Foot and Ankle Surgeon Heals His Own Foot Pain with New Brace

CARMEL, Ind., Aug. 8, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — An idea for a new medical device for foot pain surfaced when podiatrist Dr. Patrick DeHeer suffered from posterior tibial tendonitis – a common foot and ankle problem – after taking up running. Since traditional treatment options weren’t efficient or effective enough, DeHeer and his partners formed IQ Med LLC and developed The Equinus Brace.

‘FlyingOver50’ Granny Pole Dancer, Makeda Smith, Continues to Elevate Mature Women with New MercVille Productions Music Video

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 20, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Grandmother, publicist and pole dancer Makeda Smith, the creator behind the blog-turned-movement, FlyingOver50, has once again teamed with Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the owners of MercVille Productions, to create a mesmerizing pole dance music video (safe for work).

FemYoga is Changing the Live Streaming Game – Again!

CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., June 1, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In 2017, FemYoga changed the live streaming game by implementing the “viewer sponsorship” monetization model. Rather than seek to monetize through ad revenue or company sponsorships, FemYoga is viewer funded. The content is free to the public – but to keep the channel going and growing, the audience chooses to “sponsor” at their website FemYoga.com.

Hedstrom Fitness launches the newest product in the Surge Toolbox – The Surge Riptide

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 13, 2018 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is pleased to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Interia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Riptide. This specialized training tool utilizes water to create an unstable and unpredictable resistance, allowing the muscles to be challenged no matter what the exercise.

MostFit to Feature the Core Hammer and SYN Rings at the NSCA Coaches Conference

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On January 3-5, 2018, MostFit will come together with strength and conditioning coaches from across the nation at the NSCA Coaches Conference in Charlotte, N.C.. Founder Andrew Gavigan and his team of trainers will be demonstrating exercises and movements with the Core Hammer and SYN Rings focused on increasing performance and movement among athletes

Iron Dust from Brakes and Worldwide Magnesium Deficiencies are Contributing to Hypertension

KESWICK, Va., Nov. 14, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — With 25 years of research involving primarily the cardiovascular complications of spaceflight and more recently of the moon walkers, particularly Neil Armstrong on his historic mission and James Irwin (Apollo 15), extraordinary findings were discovered. Both had vascular complications, triggered by inhalation of deadly iron-laden dust. Author Dr. William J. Rowe has applied this information as to how this can be utilized for underlying mechanisms of hypertension on earth, triggered by iron-laden brake dust.

Inaugural Global C. diff. Walk to raise awareness on importance of Clostridium difficile infection prevention and provide resources

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., Oct. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Presented by the C Diff Foundation, the 1st Annual Global C.diff. Awareness 2K Walk will take place on Saturday, November 4 at Frances Park, New Port Richey, Florida. This event will include refreshments, hydration stations, and resourceful educational material and displays.

Prestigious Fitness Professionals Join the MostFit Team

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is excited and proud to announce the onboarding of three new Brand Ambassadors who have aligned with the brand and products to enhance the MostFit team. MostFit LLC provides unique, effective and efficient products to the fitness community to make optimum performance more accessible.

MostFit to Hold 2017 ‘Pushups for Puppies’ Fitness Fundraiser for Southern California Animal Rescue Organization

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 8, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, will hold the 6th annual “Pushups for Puppies” workout event to benefit L.A.-based animal rescue organization, Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team (“START”). The event will take place on Saturday, Sept. 9, 2017 at The Balboa Sports Center in Encino.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation in Balance Training – Introducing the BOSU NexGen Balance Trainer

ASHLAND, Ohio, July 28, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce their newest addition to the BOSU(R) line of products, the BOSU(R) NexGen(TM) Balance Trainer. The original BOSU was the pioneer in bringing Balance Training to the forefront of functional training.

MostFit will Feature Product Demos, Discounts and More at the 2017 IDEA World Convention in Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, Nev., July 7, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 20 – 23, MostFit will join more than 330 fitness brands and 10,000 fitness professionals in Las Vegas for four days of cutting edge education and networking at the biggest fitness industry event of the year.

Mighty Grip Inc. and MercVille Productions Release Second Season of ‘The Pole Dancing Chronicles’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 6, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Christina Villegas and Jeff Mercer, the creative forces behind MercVille Productions, have announced the release of the second season of their popular web based docu-series, “The Pole Dancing Chronicles.” Sponsored and co-produced by Mighty Grip Inc., a leading worldwide sporting goods manufacturer, “The Pole Dancing Chronicles” showcases people and events from within the pole and aerial community.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches the Next Generation Surge – The Surge Storm

ASHLAND, Ohio, June 1, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is thrilled to announce the launch of their newest product in the Hydro-Inertia(R) Training line, the Surge(R) Storm. Hedstrom Fitness has brought Hydro-Inertia Training to the forefront with the Surge and Kamagon Ball(R) over the last three years.

Southern Iowa Mayor Issues Life-Changing Challenge to His Community

OSCEOLA, Iowa, May 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — How often are you asked, “How far would you go for what you need?” Would you ever answer, “Across the entire state?” That’s exactly what Thomas Kedley, Mayor of Osceola in Southern Iowa, has challenged himself to do through Operation Recreation.

Extreme Muscle Products Launches First Formulation

AURORA, Colo., Feb. 3, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Extreme Muscle Products (EMP) today announced the launch of its first formulation available for purchase, a product called Q-Meric. EMP is a newly created Colorado-based company focusing on health, wellness and athletic performance, with an emphasis on products that have synergistic effects.

Body Pillow Therapy – An All-Natural Method of Physical Therapy During Sleep

CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 26, 2017 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The world is finally waking up to healing their bodies during sleep. Body Pillow Therapy(TM) from Earthy Pillows (formerly The Curvy Pillow Company) is a new concept in maintaining proper posture for comfort and healing during rest and recovery from injury.

MostFit Partners with Power Systems in an Exclusive Product Distribution Arrangement

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Nov. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit has joined forces with leading fitness product provider, Power Systems, in an exclusive distribution arrangement. Starting December 1, 2016 sales of all MostFit products will run through Power Systems.

Thanksgiving Food Drive at Crunch Fitness locations in New York City, San Francisco, Miami, and Los Angeles

NEW YORK, N.Y., Oct. 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Crunch Fitness is partnering with Move For Hunger, a national non-profit organization, to host a mega Thanksgiving food drive from November 1-18, 2016 at locations across the country. Nearly 50 million people, including 1 in 5 children, in the United States face hunger.

MostFit to Hold 5th Annual Fitness Fundraiser Pushups for Puppies

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Oct. 25, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit Founder and Owner, Andrew Gavigan, along with Personal Trainer and MostFit Cofounder, Erin Fukuda will be holding their fun and heartfelt Pushup for Puppies Workout Event for the fifth consecutive year on Sunday, November 13, 2016. 100-percent of the proceeds go to S.T.A.R.T. Shelter Transport Animal Rescue Team.

Live a Bigger Life: A 10-Week Online Weight Loss Challenge Kicks Off the One Million Pound Campaign

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Sept. 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The key purpose of the “Live a Bigger Life” project is to empower people that living a healthy, active lifestyle is fun and can be accomplished with relative ease, says Joseph M’Mwirichia, Health Coach and founder of 24 INSPIRED, LLC.

Hedstrom Fitness Launches New Functional Training Products

ASHLAND, Ohio, Sept. 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness now offers an even broader product line using the physics of water! The Kamagon(R) Ball and The Surge(R) are now available in a variety of color and size options. The Kamagon(R) Ball’s patented, Hydro-Inertia(R) Technology uses water as a destabilizing weight.

MostFit To Hold Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Events in Two Cities to Help Wounded Veterans

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 30, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is holding their annual Catch a Lift (CAL) Fund Workout Event in two cities this year – Los Angeles and Austin, Texas – on Sept. 10. These fun group workouts are open to ALL with a $10 minimum donation, and free to Active Duty and Veterans. The events are designed to help raise money for Post 9/11 combat wounded vets to regain and maintain their physical and mental health by providing granted gym memberships, fitness programs or in-home gym equipment anywhere in the U.S.

MostFit Adds Esteemed Athletes and Coaches to Master Trainer Team and Ramps Up for IDEA World and NSCA Conventions

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is swiftly growing its Master Trainer and Ambassador team to include renowned trainers and athletes who will represent the brand and products via trainings, certifications and conference presence.

BioTE Medical Poised to Change Healthcare as it Expands into Georgia

ATLANTA, Ga., May 11, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — BioTE(R) Medical, a leader in bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT), is expanding its nationwide network of certified physicians into the Atlanta, Georgia market this month.

C Diff Foundation’s 4th Annual International Raising C. diff. Awareness Conference and Health Expo 2016

TAMPA, Fla., May 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation ‘International Raising C. diff. Awareness’ Conference and Health Expo will be hosted in Atlanta on Sept. 20, 2016 featuring world-renowned experts delivering presentations on health care topics pertaining to the most common pathogen identified, a leading healthcare-associated infection (HAI) in U.S. hospitals alone: Clostridium difficile (C. diff.).

Geek Club Books Releases Digital Autistic Hero Comic for Inclusive Learning

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Geek Club Books, Inc., an autism nonprofit, today announced the release of their interactive digital comic, ‘The Mighty League, Vol. 2: The Horrible Hug.’ This is the second in their digital and app autistic hero comic series created to help children understand their autistic peers and end the stigma of autism. The comic is downloadable via the Geek Club Books website.

SAN FRANCISCO: Health Freedom Rally and CDC Truth March

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — LearnTheRisk.org will host a Health Freedom Rally and March demanding truth and transparency from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) on the U.S. vaccine system and expose the real risks linked to vaccines. When: FRIDAY, April 22, 2016, 12-2 p.m.

Do-It-Yourself Long-Term Care Can Have High Hidden Costs, According to ACSIA Partners

KIRKLAND, Wash., April 21, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rate increases by some long-term care insurance carriers should not scare people off, according to Denise Gott. ‘Even if a particular policy’s premium seems high,’ she says, ‘it may be a bargain compared to the alternative, family caregiving.’ Gott is CEO of ACSIA Partners, one of the nation’s largest long-term care insurance agencies.

Innovative Multipurpose GRATITUDE Roller Unveiled for Fitness Training

FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., April 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Gratitude Wellness, a health and fitness product manufacturing company, recently announced that it is raising funds via Kickstarter to help manufacture the goods and purchase the equipment necessary for the production of its patented GRATITUDE Roller.

W&L Hopes Faster FDA Publication of Potential Risk Signals for SGLT2 Inhibitors: Newest – Stroke, Thromboembolic Events, Acute Kidney Injury

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., said today it hopes potentially fatal side effects associated with SGLT2 inhibitor drugs will be reported to consumers faster, since people taking these next-generation diabetes medications deserve to be notified of the health dangers shortly after they have been reported to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

The C Diff Foundation Selected to Receive JL Simmons NonProfit PR Grant for 2016

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla., March 31, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The C Diff Foundation announces that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons NonProfit PR Grant for 2016. Each year the PR Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps selected worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity’s good works.

Taking Aim at Superbugs Discussed on C diff Spores and More Global Broadcasting Network with Dr Clifford McDonald of CDC

TAMPA, Fla., March 17, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — C Diff Foundation, ‘C. diff. Spores and More,’ Global Broadcasting Network – innovative and educational interactive healthcare talk radio show discusses taking aim at ‘superbugs’ and the latest Vital Signs Report results with guest Dr. Clifford McDonald, MD on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 10 a.m. Pacific Time on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel.

MostFit to Feature Product Line at IHRSA, ACSM and NIRSA Trade Shows this Spring

LOS ANGELES, Calif., March 3, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On March 22 through April 3, the MostFit team will be in Orlando, Florida exhibiting and offering product demos, discounts and special offers at three of the largest fitness/recreational sports conferences in U.S.; the IHRSA International Trade Show and Convention, followed by the ACSM Summit, followed by the National Intramural-Recreation Sports Associations Annual Conference.

Keli Roberts Aligns with Hedstrom Fitness as Kamagon Ball Brand Ambassador

ASHLAND, Ohio, March 2, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Hedstrom Fitness is excited and proud to announce internationally recognized trainer, presenter and programmer, Keli Roberts as the new Kamagon(R) Ball Brand Ambassador. The Kamagon Ball is a revolutionary product that changes the paradigm of functional training.

Erin Brockovich and Weitz & Luxenberg Responding to Air Quality Issues in Portland, Oregon

NEW YORK, N.Y., Feb. 26, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Long-time environmental activist Erin Brockovich is joining with Weitz and Luxenberg, P.C., attorney Robin Greenwald to investigate claims from Portland, Oregon area residents who may have been harmed by chemical emissions released into the air by art-glass companies in the region.

California Chiropractor calls new use for common diabetes drug ‘NUTS!’

CORTE MADERA, Calif., Feb. 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Don Harte, noted Marin County chiropractic activist, is calling the latest proposed use of the diabetes drug, metformin, ‘Nuts!’ ‘In the 2/22/16 issue of TIME magazine, in what they call the ‘Longevity Issue,’ I have seen THE most outrageous potential claim that Medicine has ever made,’ declares Dr. Harte.

Weitz & Luxenberg Secures $5.2 Million Verdict Finding Malice in Asbestos Lawsuit Against Fluor and Subsidiaries

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 19, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Nationally known law firm Weitz and Luxenberg P.C. secured a verdict of $5.2 million in damages on behalf of an 82-year-old Orange County, California, man and his wife who sued a Fortune 500 company they charged with contributing to his increased risk of developing mesothelioma, Weitz & Luxenberg announced today.

Actor, Stuntman and Fitness Entrepreneur scores role in ‘LIVE BY NIGHT’ by Ben Affleck and Launches X3S Bench

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., Feb. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Zak Lee Guarnaccia is a multifaceted actor, Hollywood stuntman, filmmaker, martial artist and fitness expert, whose career has been evolving in film, television, martial arts and fitness for well-over two decades. Guarnaccia is thrilled to join the cast on ‘Live by Night’ – the upcoming American crime film, written and directed by the Oscar-winning director Ben Affleck, based on the 2012 novel of the same name by Dennis Lehane and distributed by Warner Bros. Affleck is also producing along with Leonardo DiCaprio.

MostFit Launches The Fundamentals of Core Hammer Training Certification

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — MostFit is excited to announce its new 4-hour certification training program accredited through NASM and ACE. Trainers and Group Ex Instructors will receive .4 Continuing Education Credits for attending the training.