health technology

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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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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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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The global popularity of 3D body scanning continues to soar as Styku reaches one million scans

Styku, the pioneering 3D body scanner, has recently performed its one-millionth scan – showing that 3D body scanning is quickly gaining momentum as a non-invasive and highly accessible way to assess ongoing health. Besides measuring hundreds of data points across the body (waist, hip, etc.), 3D body scanning has made it easier for professionals to …

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3D body scanning: It must be invasive, right? Wrong!

Earlier in the week, it was reported that retail giant, Marks & Spencer will be investing in 3D body scanners in a bold move to put their customers at the heart of the shopping experience. The 3D body scanners will create digital avatars of themselves, making it much easier to select and buy clothes in …

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React Fitness - 3D Body Scanning vs Callipers

3D Body Scanning vs Body Fat Callipers

For a long time within the fitness industry, the use of callipers has been the holy grail of estimating body fat. Why is this? Well, for starters, it’s said that a professional must have performed this test on no less than 1000 individuals before they can be regarded as an accurate administrator of this procedure, …

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3D body scanning to form a central part of ELITE’s world-class wellness offering at Grantley Hall

Grantley Hall will open on July 6th following major investment and, with it, the brand new ELITE executive gym and wellness facility (ELITE), providing members with access to the world’s most innovative fitness equipment, including the Styku 3D Body Scanner installed by React Fitness, which will form an integral part of the hotel’s pioneering wellness offering. Located …

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