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The Poverty Pandemic: Are You Ready to Give Back?

Recent events have led us to turn our sights inwards. Keeping our facilities afloat and providing for our loved ones has been an overwhelming focus over the last months. But while we’ve been thinking about how to lead our businesses through change and what sort of digital element to add to our service, a second…

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Get Lean: Trimming the Fat vs Cutting the Flesh

Just a few months ago, lockdown hit and gym doors closed, throwing the fitness industry into the biggest crisis since its inception. Personal trainers and gym owners alike were forced to have a hard look at our numbers – or risk going under. This new perspective is one of the biggest positives to come out…

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Adaptability: The Key to Success

In the last six months, the British economy has experienced its biggest contraction since 1979. And there’s one thing that all the experts can agree on: we don’t know what the future is going to look like. Although a nationwide reprisal of complete lockdown is unlikely, spot lockdowns are already happening, and businesses have only…

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Creating Your Re-Opening Strategy

The fitness industry has been turned on its head; there’s no promise of economic security in the months and years to come. So how do we make the best of this situation as our clients return to the fold? Where do we focus our attention now – and in the weeks to come? Here are…

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7 Ways to Bounce Back Stronger

Gyms have been closed for months now: although the end is in sight, our doors aren’t open yet. Amidst the difficulties of having our worlds turned upside down over the course of a single week, many of us were given the temporary reprieve of a bounce-back loan to cover the costs of lockdown. Others were…

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What’s Your Digital Direction?

Recent events have forced fitness businesses online, simultaneously levelling the playing field and reinventing the rules in a way that none of us could have expected. For many of us, this has given us a short sharp shock as we’ve found out the hard way that our businesses aren’t nearly as resilient or adaptable as…

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Coronavirus: What’s Next?

Despite the massive upheaval that the Coronavirus has brought to our businesses (and the global economy), the model at the heart of the Modern Training Gym hasn’t really changed: we’re still aiming for pristine gyms, well turned-out staff, and an innovative product. What HAS changed though, is that the public are going to be highly…

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