Subjects: Health Care
Motosumo Launches in the U.S., Aims to Revolutionize the Cycling Fitness Category with Innovative App and Connected Fitness Experience, Affordable and Accessible for All
Motosumo is the only service of its kind that taps smartphone motion sensors to measure and report a range of performance metrics, independent of any branded equipment
NEW YORK – June 30, 2021 – Motosumo, a global fit-tech brand positioned to disrupt the cycling fitness category, today introduced its dynamic new interactive platform offering live classes led by world-class instructors – to
Magenta Partners leads $6 million investment round for home-fitness platform, Motosumo
Danish fit-tech venture Motosumo identified as a “one-of-a-kind prospect” with the offering to lead a new era of home fitness evolution
Copenhagen, March 25, 2021 – London-based SME growth investor, Magenta Partners today announced it has led a major Series A funding round for Motosumo, a fast-growing, at-home indoor cycling platform offering live, interactive classes from any bike. Magenta led
Motosumo partners with IYB, an innovative new group fitness program
Motosumo has partnered with Ignite Your Burn (IYB), a new group fitness conditioning program based in Singapore.
The IYB program combines Peripheral Heart Action training (PHA), High-Intensity Interval Training (HIIT), active recovery, and heart rate training. This hybrid approach gives IYB instructors the tools to create exciting, dynamic workouts. IYB-certified instructors will receive Mo
Affordable at-home indoor cycling is finally here. And manufacturers can’t keep up with demand.
Brazil-based fitness chain Pratique has partnered with Motosumo to create an affordable at-home indoor cycling service. The response has been astonishing.
Motosumo sponsors the world’s largest fitness-education convention, SCW Live Stream MANIA®
Motosumo has been announced as a sponsor of this year's SCW convention, which, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, will be held entirely online for the first time ever.
This enormous digital event is powered by Zoom and runs from Friday, May 29 to Sunday, May 31. It brings together thousands of fitness professionals and business owners for a weekend packed full of seminars and live training sessions
Motosumo launches first browser-based 3D game for indoor cycling
Danish group fitness app Motosumo has just announced the release of a new 3D game in its latest update.
The game is designed for indoor cycling workouts and can be launched from the app by users with instructor rights. It divides participants into two teams and pits them against each other in a pedal-pounding race through a lush 3D landscape.
The game screen is accessed through a web browse
Gyms will come out of the Covid-19 crisis stronger than ever. But only if they adapt now.
At a time when scrolling through the news is a sad and daunting prospect, we believe there’s reason for hope in our industry. Gym owners face an uncertain future, but, even with the doors closed, there are things they can do to weather the storm and, once we get back to a sense of normality, emerge stronger than ever.
Most gym-goers have realized two things during the global lockdowns:
Motosumo releases the best (and cheapest) home alternative to group fitness classes
Motosumo announces launch of HomeTeam feature: Give live-stream fitness classes a boost by revolutionizing the way your members exercise from home.
Strava recently stopped supporting Bluetooth and ANT+ sensors. Motosumo has a workaround.
Last year, Strava dropped support for external Bluetooth and ANT+ sensors. Thanks to a new integration, Motosumo has a workaround.
Motosumo works with any Bluetooth-enabled indoor bike (including those with ANT+ sensors) and most heart rate monitors to record data from indoor cycling and group fitness workouts. The new Strava integration automatically uploads all your Motosumo workouts to your
Motosumo releases algorithm that could make high-tech indoor bikes obsolete
Motosumo uses the sensors inside your smartphone to track fitness data during indoor cycling workouts. One of the metrics it can measure is cadence, i.e., how fast a rider is pedaling. Normally, you could only get this kind of data from an indoor bike with integrated software. Now, thanks to the new algorithm, all you need is a smartphone.
The algorithm is the work of Motosumo’s tech team, a mo
Motosumo secures its first gym partnership in South Africa
The revolutionary group fitness app has partnered up with Viva Gym, a fitness chain with studios in seven locations around the country.
After a successful trial run with 120 members at their Sunningdale studio, near Cape Town, Viva is now rolling out Motosumo in Walmer, Port Elizabeth, with plans to implement it across their entire nationwide chain by the end of 2020.
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2019: The ups, the downs, the ass-whoopings
CEO and co-founder, Kresten Juel Jensen, looks back over 2019 and predicts what the new year has in store for Motosumo.
Motosumo lands partnership with French group fitness innovators
Motosumo, the cutting-edge group fitness app, has announced a partnership with Genae Fitness Club. The French fitness chain is one of the country’s leaders in group fitness, with over 5,000 members and a thriving indoor cycling community.
For years Genae has been making a name for itself as an innovator in the industry. “On several occasions we’ve been the first operator to embrace new technolo
Motosumo users plant 2,106 trees for #TeamTrees
338 gyms participated in #TrainForTrees, a week-long drive to raise money for #TeamTrees and the Arbor Day Foundation.
The concept was simple. For every 2,000kcals burned using the Motosumo app, we vowed to plant a tree. We were blown away by the response. Over 4,000 users from all over the world joined forces to turn their group fitness workouts into real-life, oxygen-pumping trees.
Motosumo announces Nick Coutts as new chairman of the board
Revolutionary group fitness app Motosumo is thrilled to announce the appointment of its new chairman of the board, Nick Coutts. Nick will replace his predecessor, Nana Bule, CEO of Microsoft Denmark, who has been on the board since 2016.
“Naturally, we’re sad to see Nana leave,” said Motosumo CEO, Kresten Juel Jensen. “She has been a crucial part of our growth and success. Under her direction,
Motosumo announces “Train for Trees” - a worldwide competition to burn calories for #TeamTrees
From 23 November to 1 December, competing gyms using the Motosumo group fitness app will have their calories converted into real-life trees planted by the Arbor Day Foundation.
Trees are pretty remarkable. And some scientists believe they could be a major weapon in the fight against global warming. Not only do they absorb CO2 and pump out oxygen, they also provide habitats for wildlife, minimiz
Motosumo announces new Strava integration
Motosumo, the revolutionary group fitness app, has just released a long-awaited Strava integration. Motosumo users now can send data from their indoor cycling classes or group fitness workouts straight to Strava. Great news for anyone who loves sharing and visualizing fitness data, comparing stats, and getting kudos and comments from their friends and family.
The new integration is the solution
Motosumo teams up with Colombian indoor cycling pioneers
Motosumo partners up with Spinning Center Gym, the first company to pioneer indoor cycling in Colombia.
The hottest new trend in fitness is actually really old
There’s nothing new about exercising in a group. And yet, group training consistently tops lists for hottest new trends in the industry.
Which begs the question: Why?
Maybe because we’re getting better at studying the positive effects. Recent studies have confirmed what our ancestors already knew: exercising with other people is really good for you. Better, in fact, than exercising by yours
Medley and Motosumo team up to bring the group fitness revolution to Sweden
Medley, Sweden's largest privately owned operator of municipal swimming pools and fitness centers, has announced that they will be using Motosumo for group fitness activities in 10 locations around the country.
Medley has been looking for a solution like Motosumo for some time. They have a unique problem: 17 gyms around the country, all with different equipment. Each gym offering an extens