Welcome to the UK CFM blog. Here we will share the latest news, trends and hot topics in the fitness and member arena.
22nd June 2021
Katie Lewis is the Director at Brand Chatter and Workplace Mental Wealth. She has a strong background in PR, communications, and the health & fitness industry and is passionate about promoting the benefits of an active lifestyle.
23rd May 2021
Rachel Young is the Director of Business Development at Myzone EME & the Vice-chair of Europe Active’s advisory group for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion. With over 30 years of experience in the fitness industry, Rachel has built & sold a successful PT & group training business, and has worked for many successful brands including Fitness First, JJB Sports (now DW Sports), Gym4less & Xercise4Less. As an innovative motivator & passionate fitness professional, it was a pleasure to catch up with Rachel for a quick Q&A.
17th May 2021
Rob Waterhouse is one of CFM’s longest standing staff, having worked for the company for 10 years. He recently gained his IFBB pro card and has a multitude of awards and titles in bodybuilding including 1st place at 2Bros pro Classic Physique British champion and overall classic physique winner and 2 x DFAC pro LW world champion.
10th May 2021
Jonathan Monks is the Director of MYZONE EMEA & has been in the role for 7 years after a very successful two years as Business Development Manager. His passions include the fitness industry, sport, family, and technology that either enriches lives or makes life easier!
3rd May 2021
Paul Ramsay is the Managing Director at 3D leisure, a leading health, fitness and wellness management company, who manage over 100 sites in the UK. With over 25 year’s experience in the fitness industry, we were excited for this Q& A with Paul.
19th April 2021
Duncan is the Director of Choices Health Clubs, of which there are 4 sites with fantastic facilities & a great atmosphere (two in Derby, one in Grantham & one in Windermere).
5th April 2021
David Stalker has served the fitness industry well for more than 20 years. He is the current president of Europe Active and CEO of Myzone EMEA. His past roles include Chairman of Fit For Sport, Chairman of CIMSPA and CEO of ukactive.
29th March 2021
Isaac is the founder & CEO of Gymflow, a newly launched all-in-one business management platform designed for the leisure industry. As the former CEO of Snap Fitness UK, and a dynamic entrepreneur, Isaac has great insight into the industry and fitness tech.
22nd March 2021
Dave Wright is the CEO & owner of Creative Fitness Marketing & is also the owner of 7 health clubs, with sizes ranging from 5-20,000 square feet & membership bases ranging from 1,300 to 5,000 per club.
9th March 2021
Louise Day is the Wellbeing & Fitness Director of Champneys Health Resort Group. She has over 27 years’ experience in the industry, with skills in Nutrition, Exercise Physiology, Fitness, Sports, and Wellness.
1st March 2020
Wind back the clock 5 years and gyms were signing up dozens of new members off the back of a £100 ‘Facebook boost post’. Read more >