fitness industry

3D Body Scanner Technology on the High Street for the First Time

High Street giant Holland & Barrett has partnered with Styku, the world’s foremost 3D Body Scanner in a pioneering new pilot programme to help give British shoppers insight, information and inspiration to make positive changes to their health and lifestyle. In what is believed to be a first on the UK High Street, the Styku […]

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The key to improving corporate wellbeing programmes? Make them personal!

A whopping 90 per cent of employers believe their corporate wellbeing programmes fall short of their mark and are in need of improvements. That’s the damning verdict of a recent People Management Insights report, based on a survey of the UK’s HR leaders. The research, conducted earlier this year, also reveals that – in the companies

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When should you invest in new equipment?

To keep members engaged with your fitness offer, you need to ensure you regularly update and refresh the equipment and services at your facility. But exactly how often should you look to rejuvenate and add something new? And when would the ideal time be? At React Fitness, we’ve put together five points to consider for

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Styku can predict metabolic syndrome with 92% accuracy

A peer-reviewed study has shown that Styku – the leading 3D health screening tech for the fitness, health, and wellness markets – can accurately predict metabolic syndrome (MetS) in people. Metabolic syndrome is the medical term for a combination of conditions (such as high glucose, poor cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity) that is considered

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How to stand out from the crowd as an independent gym?

The UK health club market has undergone unprecedented disruption over the past 30 months. Frustratingly, COVID-19 arrived in the country at a time when the sector was at an all-time high. According to research published by Mintel in early 2020, the total revenue registered by the UK’s private gyms and fitness clubs reached a record

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It’s all about the experience

The pandemic has profoundly affected every aspect and area of business. And while nearly all consumer-facing companies have had to deal with disruption and uncertainty over the past two years, those in the fitness sector have been through the mill more than many others.  But business is bouncing back. Now that COVID-19 restrictions have been

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Clinical validation for Styku

During the course of Styku’s early history, the team recognised early that bio-impedance devices failed to provide enough reliability and accuracy to drive better health outcomes. A better model was needed that used the latest in science and technology. In 2019, Raj and his team took a bold step in building next generation body composition

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Are you set for success in 2022?

It’s no surprise that nearly 11% of all health club members join their gyms in January (source: IHRSA). But while members new and old will be on a path to improvement, driven by a re-invigorated focus on their wellness, are clubs doing enough to capitalise on the opportunity to turn them into committed, long-term customers?

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Hydrow – the “next” big thing – is here. Have you got yours yet?

True or false: if a person would have time for just one workout each time they visited a gym, doing a rowing session would keep them in shape? By Tracy Morrell, Director React Fitness It’s true. In fact, rowing is the most effective exercise method out there. Contrary to a common misconception, rowing is not just

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3D Body Scanning vs Weight Scales

Eighties sci-fi movies had us believing that we’d all be travelling around in hovercars by now! We have come a long way since then, but there are no flying Ubers just yet (although this could be just around the corner.) Fitness trends come and go, and, just like some of the bold predictions about the

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