Hussle (formerly PayAsUGym)
Hussle (formerly PayAsUGym)
Hussle (formerly PayAsUGym)
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

Hydrow secures $20m investment

Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment from investment firm L Catterton, that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.

Founded in 2017 by entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing Team, Bruce Smith, the Hydrow concept offers a personalised and efficient rowing solution that combines ergonomically designed rowers with content, including live and on-demand rowing workouts led by experienced instructors.

Smith says of the investment: “With an impressive track record of partnering with leading fitness brands, L Catterton brings deep industry expertise as well as extensive marketing and distribution knowledge to drive our rapid expansion."

"When we launched Hydrow, our goal was not only to deliver an accessible, convenient and efficient workout but also to build human connection through the communal and interpersonal aspects of rowing,”

"We're looking forward to bringing a fun and immersive workout into the market," says Smith. "There's no other total body workout that compares to it, and we believe there's a huge opportunity for something like this," he adds.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Company Details
Hydrow by CREW
Led by athletes, Hydrow delivers a live on-river outdoor rowing experience at-home that engages 2x more of the body’s muscles vs. biking or running.
Address
Floor 4, 14 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Website
hydrow.com
Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.
imagesX/THUMB341080_131254_748636.jpg
Latest News
Creating opportunities for older people to get physically active represents a major driver for growth ...
Latest News
Australian-based fitness franchise F45 has increased the number of countries it operates to more than ...
Latest News
The Bannatyne Group has completed a £750,000 redevelopment of its latest acquisition, the historic Cookridge ...
Latest News
Corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass has secured additional financial backing believed to be around US$300m ...
Latest News
Three-time National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion Draymond Green has opened his first Blink Fitness gym ...
Latest News
Ukactive has set out on its first ever membership consultation, asking for views on how ...
Latest News
Northumbria University (NU) has set out to uncover in detail the important role that structured ...
Latest News
A majority of mothers do not exercise because it makes them feel guilty about not ...
Features
Retention
There’s no one thing that will fix your member retention, but clarity of mission, a strong culture and an eye for data will drive significant change. Kate Cracknell reports from this year’s Retention Convention
Features
Statistics
The fitness market in Europe is entering a new phase of growth according to the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2019 by EuropeActive and Deloitte. HCM reports
Features
HCM Celebs
In the name of work, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has undergone impressive physical transformations for film roles such as Thor in The Avengers and Marvel films. Inspired by the public’s interest in his workouts, he’s now created a health and fitness app called Centr that utilises the expertise of his team of world-class experts
Features
Retention
Are you optimising HIIT for your members, or are they put off by the pain? Abigail Harris looks at research into ways to better support members towards a positive outcome
Features
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Active ageing
The older people get, the more likely they are to have a long term health condition. But getting ill is not an inevitable consequence of getting older, so targeting the over 50s market could bring about multiple wins. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Innovation
Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates cusapero
Features
HCM Celebs
Being a touring musician can be tough on your wellbeing, so country music star, Tim McGraw, developed his own workouts to stay fit. Now he’s collaborating with Snap to launch a gym brand
Features
Analysis
Features
Research
New research from Deloitte China and IHRSA shows the market for health and fitness in India is starting to grow, as Kirsten Walsh reports
Features
Strength
Do you need strength training kit that fits a smaller space? Julie Fisher takes a look at the options
Features
People
The issue holding things back is not GPs’ lack of belief in the power of physical activity – it’s the lack of a quality offer they can refer to. We need to look at the supplier side, so all GPs have access to a good quality provider of exercise
People
Much of the fitness industry branding is based on a no pain, no gain philosophy, but we didn’t want to present Rabble like that, even though a session is ridiculously tiring!
People
With two instructors per class – one devoted to correcting form – we fix people, and this creates clients for life
Promotional Feature
Promotional feature
Legend announces the industry’s first open leisure management platform for all 2,000 of its clients
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass bridges the gap between boutique studios and corporate members
The boutique studio market is expanding rapidly.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: PowerWave and DFC: a paradigm of progressive growth
Revolutionary cross trainer manufacturer and franchise, PowerWave, is experiencing the dizzying heights of success, having launched its new online platform, XPS Virtual Coach, five weeks ago.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
I’ll be honest - it feels a bit funny writing an opinion piece in an aggregator special when, fundamentally, I can’t really say that I work for an ‘aggregator!’
Opinion: Let's distinguish new market entrants by those that add value and those that don't
Video Gallery
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Fitness equipment
Miha Bodytec GmbH: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Will to Win
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
26-27 Jun 2019
Villa Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2019
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Diary dates

News

Hydrow secures $20m investment

Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment from investment firm L Catterton, that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.

Founded in 2017 by entrepreneur and coach of the US National Team Rowing Team, Bruce Smith, the Hydrow concept offers a personalised and efficient rowing solution that combines ergonomically designed rowers with content, including live and on-demand rowing workouts led by experienced instructors.

Smith says of the investment: “With an impressive track record of partnering with leading fitness brands, L Catterton brings deep industry expertise as well as extensive marketing and distribution knowledge to drive our rapid expansion."

"When we launched Hydrow, our goal was not only to deliver an accessible, convenient and efficient workout but also to build human connection through the communal and interpersonal aspects of rowing,”

"We're looking forward to bringing a fun and immersive workout into the market," says Smith. "There's no other total body workout that compares to it, and we believe there's a huge opportunity for something like this," he adds.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Company Details
Hydrow by CREW
Led by athletes, Hydrow delivers a live on-river outdoor rowing experience at-home that engages 2x more of the body’s muscles vs. biking or running.
Address
Floor 4, 14 Arrow Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 USA
Website
hydrow.com
Hydrow, a US-based fitness startup, has secured a US$20m investment that will enable the company to launch its Hydrow rowing concept across the US.
imagesX/THUMB341080_131254_748636.jpg

News

Creating opportunities for older people to get physically active represents a major driver for growth
Australian-based fitness franchise F45 has increased the number of countries it operates to more than
The Bannatyne Group has completed a £750,000 redevelopment of its latest acquisition, the historic Cookridge
Corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass has secured additional financial backing believed to be around US$300m
Three-time National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion Draymond Green has opened his first Blink Fitness gym
Ukactive has set out on its first ever membership consultation, asking for views on how
Focus Training
Focus Training
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
Northumbria University (NU) has set out to uncover in detail the important role that structured
A majority of mothers do not exercise because it makes them feel guilty about not
Fitness giant Les Mills has launched three new studio spaces at its iconic Auckland City
Wellness industry technology platform Mindbody has appointed Phil Coxon as managing director of Mindbody Europe.
Low-cost gym operator EōS Fitness has acquired five former Gold's Gym locations in Utah –
Health club operator Total Fitness has completed a turnaround of its fortunes, reversing a "steady
Dyaco International
Dyaco International
What really drives customer retention in 2019? Is it proactive customer care? Frequency of attendance?
CoachAi, a virtual companion that interacts with members through their smartphones, has been declared the
The Gym Group has launched a marketing campaign targeting teenagers who are in the midst
Health club design can play a crucial role in improving member retention – partly by
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
1 - 15 of 10,972
Features
Retention
There’s no one thing that will fix your member retention, but clarity of mission, a strong culture and an eye for data will drive significant change. Kate Cracknell reports from this year’s Retention Convention
Features
Statistics
The fitness market in Europe is entering a new phase of growth according to the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2019 by EuropeActive and Deloitte. HCM reports
Features
HCM Celebs
In the name of work, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has undergone impressive physical transformations for film roles such as Thor in The Avengers and Marvel films. Inspired by the public’s interest in his workouts, he’s now created a health and fitness app called Centr that utilises the expertise of his team of world-class experts
Features
Retention
Are you optimising HIIT for your members, or are they put off by the pain? Abigail Harris looks at research into ways to better support members towards a positive outcome
Features
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Active ageing
The older people get, the more likely they are to have a long term health condition. But getting ill is not an inevitable consequence of getting older, so targeting the over 50s market could bring about multiple wins. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Innovation
Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates cusapero
Features
HCM Celebs
Being a touring musician can be tough on your wellbeing, so country music star, Tim McGraw, developed his own workouts to stay fit. Now he’s collaborating with Snap to launch a gym brand
Features
Analysis
Features
Research
New research from Deloitte China and IHRSA shows the market for health and fitness in India is starting to grow, as Kirsten Walsh reports
Features
Strength
Do you need strength training kit that fits a smaller space? Julie Fisher takes a look at the options
Features
People
The issue holding things back is not GPs’ lack of belief in the power of physical activity – it’s the lack of a quality offer they can refer to. We need to look at the supplier side, so all GPs have access to a good quality provider of exercise
People
Much of the fitness industry branding is based on a no pain, no gain philosophy, but we didn’t want to present Rabble like that, even though a session is ridiculously tiring!
People
With two instructors per class – one devoted to correcting form – we fix people, and this creates clients for life
People
We want to develop the next generation of health and wellbeing centres, offering a mix of clinical, physical and emotional wellbeing services
People
As clubs with swimming pools and health and beauty facilities, the low cost model wasn’t going to work for us, but the clubs weren’t as high-end as David Lloyd clubs either. Our first intervention was to win over the staff and encourage them to act as though it was a high-end club
People
So, the competition is now here… and who’s to say it always has to be at a premium price point? Why shouldn’t someone also come in with a cheaper at-home option?
People
The founders of F45 Training have done an incredible job building a global brand, and with this partnership, we hope to continue to disrupt the fitness industry
People
BXR on Chiltern Street is our headquarters. It’s where the brand is nurtured, where the community is built, where we hold our beautiful celebrity events. It’s a great place to spend time and meet like-minded people
People
We noticed this gap in the UK market for a complete workout that invigorates the body while impacting the mind
People
Promotional Feature
Promotional feature
Legend announces the industry’s first open leisure management platform for all 2,000 of its clients
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass bridges the gap between boutique studios and corporate members
The boutique studio market is expanding rapidly.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: PowerWave and DFC: a paradigm of progressive growth
Revolutionary cross trainer manufacturer and franchise, PowerWave, is experiencing the dizzying heights of success, having launched its new online platform, XPS Virtual Coach, five weeks ago.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
I’ll be honest - it feels a bit funny writing an opinion piece in an aggregator special when, fundamentally, I can’t really say that I work for an ‘aggregator!’
Opinion: Let's distinguish new market entrants by those that add value and those that don't
Video Gallery
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Fitness equipment
Miha Bodytec GmbH: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Will to Win
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
26-27 Jun 2019
Villa Park, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2019
Monte-Carlo, Monaco
Diary dates
Search news & features:
Find a supplier:
Hussle (formerly PayAsUGym)
Hussle (formerly PayAsUGym)