Rugby stars and entrepreneur unite to launch Wales-wide 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 folks entry train and leisure providers in Wales.

Fitap is an modern search platform connecting gymnasium house owners, 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 might by no means have come throughout earlier than.

Those who obtain Fitap – which is providing free promoting area 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 folks within the coming months as it is a game-changer for the trade and are grateful to those that have supported us on this journey since our gentle launch in 2020, notably the well-known companies and sporting stars who acquired behind our profitable fundraise just lately, elevating over £200,000.”

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

“At current there isn’t a one-specific place for folks 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, comfortable 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 – significantly in mild of the Covid-19 pandemic and self-isolation – so we now have a free part the place organisations can promote and share their psychological well being consciousness info and actions.

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

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

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

For extra info on Fitap, go to and comply with @fitapofficial on social media. 

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