21 03, 2022

Parkwood Leisure expands its offer at the Riviera International Centre

By |2022-04-21T14:15:11+00:00March 21st, 2022|Leisure, News|

Parkwood Leisure repurposed a free weights area to open their first Shapemaster suite, installing a new 12-station Shapemaster circuit at the Riviera International Centre. The newly refurbished area opened its doors to the local community in October 2021, as part of a centre-wide refresh and investment to improve provision for all in Torquay. [...]

21 02, 2022

Shapemaster Global prepares for business growth as Ex Serco Leisure Director joins board

By |2022-02-21T13:23:34+00:00February 21st, 2022|Leisure, News|

The former Strategy and Innovation Director for Serco Leisure, Jon Hymus, has joined power assisted exercise equipment supplier Shapemaster Global as their new Commercial Director. Commencing early 2022, Shapemaster will be supporting the post pandemic recovery of new and existing clients in the health, leisure & exercise sector with its innovative Low Intensity Interval [...]

16 02, 2022

Open your doors to a new and growing market

By |2022-02-21T14:02:16+00:00February 16th, 2022|Infographic, Leisure|

Shapemaster is the UK's only fitness equipment manufacturer of 'power-assisted exercise' machines, which benefit leisure operators by attracting older adults and people with long-term conditions. Leisure operators installing a Shapemaster Hub generate brand new, untapped income whilst transforming the health of their communities: helping them to remain mobile, active and independent as they [...]

4 02, 2022

Good news for most of us – science says that LIIT can be as effective as HIIT

By |2022-02-21T09:10:08+00:00February 4th, 2022|Leisure|

High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) has become a popular programme in gyms as it provides a time efficient way to improve muscular and cardio fitness with longer recovery gaps between gym visits, which complements the fitness-conscious but busy lifestyles of many gym goers. However, HIIT does not suit everyone, nor is it necessarily suitable [...]

15 12, 2021

Virke names Feelgood the big growth winner in the Norwegian fitness industry

By |2021-12-15T14:32:34+00:00December 15th, 2021|Leisure, News|

Our distributor in Norway has grown its Feelgood brand by an average of 221% every year since 2015. Figures from the Fitness Center report 2021 that Virke, The Federation of Norwegian Enterprise, presented this week show that Feelgood is Norway's fastest growing fitness centre chain. In the period 2015-2020, Feelgood opened 42 public health [...]

6 12, 2021

Congratulations DOCTOR Matt Holland

By |2021-12-06T11:44:01+00:00December 6th, 2021|Leisure, News|

Shapemaster is proud to announce that the University of Huddersfield has confirmed the award of PhD for our product development engineer, Matt Holland. Dr Holland joined Shapemaster as an associate on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Manchester Metropolitan University and will formally join the company’s business development team on completion of the KTP in [...]

2 12, 2021

New Wellness Hub opens its doors in Bolsover

By |2022-03-30T12:53:04+00:00December 2nd, 2021|Leisure, News|

New Wellness Hub opens its doors in Bolsover Bolsover District Council has launched a new Wellness Hub to help older adults and those living with long term health conditions exercise more. Based at the Go! Active leisure facility the suite boasts a 12-station circuit of power-assisted exercise machines, which provide an exercise solution for members and [...]

28 11, 2021

Silver Form discusses Shapemaster with the French minister of Autonomy

By |2021-12-15T14:47:17+00:00November 28th, 2021|Leisure, News|

Invited by the Gérontopôle de Nouvelle-Aquitaine to the Silver Economy Expo in November, our distributor in France, Silver-Form, exhibits its latest innovations for EHPAD (nursing home) residents. Maria, Jonathan and Vincent had very constructive discussions with Mme Brigitte Bourguignon, Minister Delegate to the Minister of Solidarity and Health, in charge of Autonomy, and Mme [...]

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