There are six million active users in India who are spending an average of $350 to $400 annually towards fitness services.
The growth in the fitness industry is due to an increase in the number of health-conscious people. And the number of health-conscious individuals is projected to reach 130 million by 2022. This is good news for the business es in the fitness market. And due to this growth, the Indian Fitness market is estimated to reach $6 billion by 2023.
Many Fitness Startups have emerged out due to growth in the Fitness Industry. Among those Fitness Startups in India, one is FITSO.
Startup Story: FITSO | Redefining Sports
Today’s startup story is about a Fitness Startup, FITSO.
FITSO is a mobile app for health-conscious people to find fitness activities and training partners and connecting with coaches and professionals.
FITSO Founders and Funding
This Gurugram based Fitness Startup was founded by
How FITSO Started?
It all started when Saurabh Aggarwal had trouble finding a coach for the preparation of Ironman Triathlon in 2014. The trouble sparked an idea in his mind, and he thought of creating an application to help people find fitness trainers.
They started with a listing platform and soon realized there are many more such platforms. So, they made a platform for all fitness needs.
“We made it a platform to meet all kinds of fitness needs with human coaches to guide users.”
How is FITSO different from other Startups?
FITSO is a mobile app-based fitness startup in India for health-conscious people to find fitness activities and training partners and connecting with coaches and professionals. Some features in their app include GPS tracking, calorie counter, home workout videos, etc. FITSO provides a full-stack of sports facilities. It offers a product called SEALs, which provides users with coaching and access to all-weather swimming pools. They also provide sports programs for badminton and tennis.
Present Situation of FITSO
FITSO claims to have more than 20,000 subscribers in Delhi-NCR. FITSO provides sports programs for badminton, tennis, etc., and is planning to launch an all-in-one pass for its users to access all of its sports facilities.
Future Plans of FITSO
After their last funding round, the company said, they will increase the numbers of indoor all-weather swimming pools. Also, they will invest in expansion, good talent, and technology to boost their operations.
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