Rugby stars and entrepreneur unite to launch health and fitness app

TWO excessive profile Welsh rugby gamers and an entrepreneur have accomplished a profitable spherical of funding to assist the relaunch of a health app that may revolutionise the way in which individuals entry train and leisure providers in Wales.

Fitap is an modern search platform connecting gymnasium homeowners, private trainers, sports activities golf equipment and well being and health suppliers with shoppers on the contact of a button.

Founded by Wales rugby union internationals Alex Cuthbert and Gareth Anscombe, in partnership with Welsh CEO and entrepreneur Dean Jones, the app is exclusive and can allow customers to seek for providers of their space, saving money and time and delivering choices they could by no means have come throughout earlier than.

Those who obtain Fitap – which is providing free promoting house to health professionals till January 2023 – can arrange a profile and determine selections tailor-made to their particular necessities, geographical location, price range, and availability.

“For these offering health providers, particularly impartial gyms and private coaching services, the prices of selling and promoting is excessive, and tough to measure the return on funding. Fitap is an inexpensive, measurable, and accessible various,” mentioned Dean.

“We are excited to share extra with individuals within the coming months as this can be a game-changer for the business and are grateful to those that have supported us on this journey since our mushy launch in 2020, notably the well-known companies and sporting stars who obtained behind our profitable fundraise not too long ago, elevating over £200,000.”

Alex and Gareth – key members of the Ospreys and Wales rugby union sides – echoed these feedback and consider Fitap will assist construct a extra lively and engaged inhabitants in Wales.

“At current there isn’t any one-specific place for individuals to discover their well being and health choices, so the app will fill that void,” mentioned Alex.

“Everybody is completely different and that features the place they’re on their well being and train journey, so this may give them an easy-to-use various to scouring the web within the hope of discovering one thing appropriate.

“We are keen about serving to others to be match, glad and wholesome, so it’s good to have the ability to relaunch Fitap to the market.”

Gareth added: “As effectively as bodily well being the psychological well being of shoppers is vastly essential to us – notably in gentle of the Covid-19 pandemic and self-isolation – so now we have a free part the place organisations can promote and share their psychological well being consciousness data and actions.

“The app will assist customers with a bespoke end-to-end expertise and provides health suppliers a platform to attach instantly with them, to allow them to promote reductions and provides, and assist convey the well being and health area to a contemporary, tech-savvy viewers.

“Fitness courses provided fluctuate from gymnasium courses and tennis classes to white water rafting and youngsters summer time rugby camps, each on-line and offline – the vary is huge and inclusive.

“We are all heartened by the suggestions we’ve obtained as far as that is precisely what the business has been ready for, so watch this house!”

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