7 02, 2019

BBC Strictly Come Dancing Star Opens New Power Assisted Exercise Facility at Watford Woodside Leisure Centre

By | February 7th, 2019|Leisure, News|

Former BBC Strictly Come Dancing Star, Ian Waite, officially opened the new power assisted exercise suite at Watford Woodside Leisure Centre. The suite which is part of a larger £1.8million refurbishment features 12 pieces of Shapemaster Power Assisted Exercise equipment in addition to a functional fitness workout area. Paul Saunders, Health and Fitness Motivator, Commented, [...]

7 02, 2019

Training on Long Term Health Conditions Gets the Thumbs Up from Shapemaster Customers

By | February 7th, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

Over the last two years Shapemaster have invested heavily in refining and delivering a comprehensive and modular training programme to support the needs of all our customers. Having surveyed end users across a number of sites within the UK it was determined that 82% of those using Shapemaster equipment presented with a long term health [...]

6 02, 2019

A Guide to Power Assisted Exercise for People Living with Fibromyalgia

By | February 6th, 2019|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

Rachel Young is a Specialist Neurological Physiotherapist and Associate Lecturer at Sheffield Hallam University. Rachel has developed a specialist interest in exercise and physical activity for people with complex, long term conditions. She is passionate about the integration of effective exercise prescription within healthcare and played a key role in embedding fitness industry qualification within [...]

6 02, 2019

Power Assisted Exercise is ‘No Gimmick’ says Lancashire Active Lives Officer

By | February 6th, 2019|Leisure, News|

Stuart Nevin is an Active Lives Officer for Lancaster County Council he is also a Community Wellbeing Activist, Personal Trainer,Fitness Instructor and Sports Coach to name but a few! He is also currently training for various ultras and endurance events recently wrote a blog post praising the use of power assisted exercise. Here's an extract of [...]

22 01, 2019

Valley Leisure to Launch Second Innovative Therapy Centre in Sheffield

By | January 22nd, 2019|Leisure, Rehabilitation, Uncategorized|

Valley Leisure LTD have announced that they will be launching their second ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ site within just fourteen months of opening their first site in Andover, Hampshire. The ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ which encourages exercise participation in older adults and supports the rehabilitation needs of those living with long term health conditions will [...]

1 12, 2017

Innovative New Therapy Centre Opens in Andover

By | December 1st, 2017|Leisure, News, Rehabilitation|

An innovative new therapy centre designed to encourage exercise participation in older adults and to support the rehabilitation needs of those living with long term health conditions has opened in Andover. Operated by Valley Leisure, the new ‘I Can Therapy Centre’ boasts ten specially adapted power assisted exercise machines from UK Manufacturer, Shapemaster, as well [...]

2 06, 2017

West Berks Therapy Centre Receives The Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

By | June 2nd, 2017|News, Rehabilitation|

West Berkshire Therapy Centre has today been awarded the Queen's Award for Voluntary Service, just three years after first starting its service. This pays tribute to the many, excellent individuals who volunteer and help the Centre in a very wide set of roles, ensuring that the service is provided to the highest possible standard. This follows WBTC receiving a Gold [...]

30 03, 2017

High Demand for New Toning Suite at Bradley Stoke Leisure Centre

By | March 30th, 2017|Leisure, Uncategorized|

After launching it's new 'BodyTone' toning suite in January, Active Bradley Stoke leisure centre (managed by Circadian Trust) in Gloucestershire has seen a high demand for new memberships. BodyTone reached 87 members in the first month and then rocketed to 263 members in month three. David Smele, Head of Healthy Lifestyles at Circadian Trust commented, [...]

25 11, 2016

New Health & Wellness Centre Launches in Huddersfield

By | November 25th, 2016|News|

Shapemaster are proud to be the sole supplier of exercise equipment at the recently launched Health Shack, a new health & Wellness Centre in Huddersfield which provides power assisted exercise & health education for those with rehabilitation needs, ongoing physical conditions and mental health concerns including dementia. Child protection campaigner and stroke rehabilitation ambassador Sara [...]

21 09, 2016

Shapemaster Achieves Five Star Rating from Leading Industry Magazine, Able

By | September 21st, 2016|News|

The UK’s leading disability lifestyle publication, Able Magazine has awarded Shapemaster a 5 star rating for its ‘Cross Cycle Plus’ power assisted exercise machine. The machine which was initially trialled (by users living with long term neurological conditions) at the West Berkshire Therapy Centre and subsequently launched at the Naidex annual conference and exhibition in [...]