Posts filed under “Trends”

David Lloyd Leisure opens first ‘club’ on the British high street

This weekend (September 29th 2012), David Lloyd Leisure bring its health and fitness expertise to the high street with the opening of its first 'micro club' in Putney, South west London. These new 'studios' offer a range of classes, personal training and physiotherapy. This is an interesting expansion of David Lloyd ...

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2010 Health and Fitness Trends

I’ve crawled all over the web to get a sense of how people and exercise are likely to connect as we enter a new year . What follows is a number of ‘trending’ themes and then my interpretation of why people will be attracted. Clicking on a red word will take you ...

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Floating gym planned for New York

What a lovely concept this is. Architect Mitchell Joachim and Douglas Joachim Personal Trainer/Lecturer at the National Academy of Sports Medicine have designed the perfect antidote to the gym view that never changes.Mitchell says of the project: 'The motion starved environments we live in are the antithesis of our being. Perhaps the ...

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Exercise machines to shape our lives – Intelligent Life magazine

Below is an excerpt from an article I wrote for Intelligent Life magazine (an Economist group publication): ------------------- The irony, in this brave new world of the Human Genome project and space tourism, is that more of us will die from `lifestyle` diseases than any other cause of death.It is by far ...

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