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Supply exceeds demand. But not for long…

 

Only a few months ago certain figures within the industry were suggesting that 'functional' fitness was merely a fad that would fizzle out and disappear. As you may or may not be aware, GYMetrix have recently...

Functional Fitness is just a fad?

In 1943 the Chairman of IBM, Thomas Watson, quoted "I think there is a world market for maybe five computers". A conservative estimate considering these days many of us have five each in some capacity or another.

History is littered with predictions of...

The lifespan of a PT

Ever since I can remember my Dad told me to choose a career that I enjoy because I would have to do it for a loooong time. Well, I like telling people what to do. I like travelling to new places. I don’t like wearing trousers. And I get bored...

How does YOUR functional space stand out?

Unless you have been living under a rock for the last few years you will be fully aware that the industry has undergone a huge transition. Row upon row of two-dimensional isolation machines targeting each individual muscle are (thankfully) becoming a thing of the past. No longer do you need...

Functional Training with Soft Plyometric Boxes

The new Soft Plyometric Boxes are a fantastic new addition to the range of performance functional equipment. So, with more and more trainers and clubs using them, what are they actually used for and what are the benefits to the user and trainer?

 

Speed-Strength and Reactive Strength

Soft Plyometric...

Can exercise cure the problems caused by sitting?

On some our education courses, like our Extreme Circuits Workshop, we look to promote the benefits of HIIT (High Intensity Intermittent Training) and sprinting, as these types of workouts are hugely effective in causing a rise in RMR (resting Metabolic Rate) over 24 hours and increased response of growth hormone,...

What’s Hot

Trends for 2013 include:

 

HIIT

HIIT, which stands for High Intensity Interval (or Intermittent) Training, involves structured periods of exercising at a high intensity with rest periods and although has been around in various forms is becoming more and more popular as people look...

Undulating Training with Ropes

Training Ropes have fast become one of the most popular new pieces of functional equipment in the last few years, particularly after being used prominently on shows like “The Biggest Loser”. For those not familiar with this piece of...

So what does the future of fitness look like?

It is always interesting to try and guess which direction an industry will take, and predict what trends will be popular. As Steve Jobs said, “you can give customers what they want, but our approach is to figure out what they’re going to want before they do”.So here are some...

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