Exercise Professionals - EXF Fitness: EXF on creating the ultimate combat area
19 Apr 2019 Exercise professionals: News, jobs and training
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Product news

Company advertorial
EXF on creating the ultimate combat area

Supplier: EXF Fitness
More EXF Fitness details


EXF on creating the ultimate combat area

Combat fitness spaces are usually bespoke and specific and need to cater to the needs of the gym and its members
In recent years, combat exercise has increased in popularity among contemporary gym-users.

Previously exclusive to serious boxing gyms, cage fighting venues and kick boxing clubs, combat fitness has evolved into a genuine source of revenue that attracts customers for modern mainstream gyms. It is, however, difficult to make best use of combat space.

Combat fitness spaces are very rarely similar, and range from a four m x six m (13ft x 20ft) roped boxing canvas, to a spacious and bright exercise studio, ideal for Bodycombat classes of more than 40 people. However, there is one thing that these spaces all have in common, they are bespoke, specific and most importantly cater to the needs of the gym and its users.
Despite the variety, there are generally three considerations which all gym operators should consider when creating a combat zone at their facility:

Know your space

Modern gyms, particularly in urban areas, are strapped for space. If you’re contemplating installing large punch bags, consider how it fits into your space. At Third Space City their bags exist on a rail, created by our in-house design team, which can filter bags in and out of their combat area. This type of innovation is installed as a result of operator’s possessing high levels of understanding of space.

Know your customer base

The truth is a seven-day-a-week Boxercise class doesn’t work for every individual. It is important to understand your clienteles’ likelihood of participating in a combat training session. Some simple research on your regular gym users’ habits will give you a feel for the type of area which suits your members.

Plan ahead

As the greatest combat sportsman of all time said, "Don’t count the days; make the days count." Muhammad Ali’s great words on preparation apply to planning your combat zone. It is important you do not simply fit your facility with combat equipment. You must consider how many pads to buy, for example, what protective gear you should acquire, what storage you might require for your kit and which types of flooring you need to supplement combat space.


Supplier: EXF Fitness

EXF design and manufacture equipment from their UK base in Suffolk.

EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t stock ‘standard’ sizes as everything is produced to a bespoke design. 25 years of experience means they can create high-quality fitness experiences in even the most challenging of spaces, providing everything from the flooring, to the equipment, to the storage.

Without these limits and restrictions, EXF are able to create the most exciting and innovative workout experiences in fitness; their work can be seen in Gymbox, Ministry Does Fitness and Mob45 to name a few.

The in-house installation team is able to work with the utmost flexibility to suit any schedule. EXF believe wholeheartedly in premium quality and offer unrivalled guarantees to give you complete piece of mind. The flooring products all confirm to EN standards.

EXF is also a truly British manufacturing option for any company currently producing their products abroad and their innovative ideas often mean they can produce products locally for the same or less cost without a dip in quality.


Web: https://www.exf-fitness.com/
More EXF Fitness details


Product news
Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform   15 Apr 2019

Anytime Fitness launches online coaching platform

Anytime Coaching is available via the Anytime Fitness app and provides an online platform that enables PTs to share bespoke workouts

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'   12 Apr 2019

New Wattbike cycles offer 'complete indoor cycling solution'

Wattbike has expanded its product range with not one but two new additions to its range of indoor bikes.

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'   11 Apr 2019

New MZ-Bodyscan promotes 'a feel-good fitness experience'

Myzone has expanded its product portfolio to include the MZ-Bodyscan, a new feature which offers users a visual representation of their fitness journey.

Styku expands operations with launch of European operations   05 Apr 2019

Styku expands operations with launch of European operations

3D body scanning and body composition technology specialist Styku has launched direct operations in the UK and Europe.

Raptor launches Tac20 training vest   29 Mar 2019

Raptor launches Tac20 training vest

Raptor, a manufacturer of weight-training vests, has launched the Raptor Tac20, a new three-in- one multifuctional training vest.

Physical Company named as UK distributor for TurfGrass   18 Mar 2019

Physical Company named as UK distributor for TurfGrass

Physical Company has partnered with Belgian textile company Beaulieu International Group (BIG), to become the UK distributor of the company's flooring brand TurfGrass.

Virtuagym launches analytics tool to give operators a better understanding of their business   14 Mar 2019

Virtuagym launches analytics tool to give operators a better understanding of their business

Virtuagym, an online management solution for the fitness industry, has expanded its Business Analytics (BA) platform, to give operators a better understanding of their businesses.

Escape Fitness launches MARS exercise library   11 Mar 2019

Escape Fitness launches MARS exercise library

Escape Fitness has launched the Multi-Activity Resource Station (MARS), a new touchscreen system that enables users to access an extensive library of preloaded workouts.

Company profile


Jordan Fitness

As a specialist in Functional Fitness Equipment our range covers Free Weights, Performance, Studio, Combat, Flooring, Education and much more.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Elevate and Metro Blind Sport to promote inclusivity through inaugural Charity of the Year partnership

Organisers of Elevate, Elite Sport and COPA are delighted to announce Metro Blind Sport as its Charity of the Year partner for the 2019 trade show, held at ExCeL London on 8-9 May. More>>




in this issue

• Deloitte: European fitness growing strongly
• Number of low-cost gyms could double
• Dungeon attraction opens at Alton Towers



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer The Gym Barking
Location: Essex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Preston, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £16,696 per annum (39 hours a weeks pro rata
Location: Wiltshire, Swindon, UK
Company: GLL
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Worthing, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: South Shields, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Apr 2019

FUTR (Formerly Millennial 20/20)

Business Design Centre, London, United Kingdom


25 Apr 2019

Meet IAAPA - North America

Bob's Space Racers, Daytona Beach, United States



Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 4
Health Club Management
2019 issue 4

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Profile: Nerio Alessandri
The president and founder of Technogym talks to Liz Terry about innovation and his mission to get the whole world moving More>>
  Software: Tech upgrade
From Third Space in London to The Wall in Los Angeles, we look at the latest software partnerships More>>


Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 3

Health Club Management
2019 issue 3

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Research: Fact finding
Leisure-net’s annual Health and fitness Omnibus Survey is in its 15th year. We find out what’s changed since 2002 More>>
  Events Calendar:
Don’t miss these upcoming events for the health and fitness industry More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd