Back to the future

Our very own ‘Father of Fitness’ Ken Heathcote recalls the time in 1972 when he brought back the first manual running machine from America he purchased from the late Leo Stern. ‘T… Source: Back to the future

Back to the future

Our very own ‘Father of Fitness’ Ken Heathcote recalls the time in 1972 when he brought back the first manual running machine from America he purchased from the late Leo Stern. ‘This is a photograph of a treadmill we had at Bolton Health Studio in 1972. Note the belt around the runner’s waist. I brought the first manual…

Moving up a division

Fitness Systems recently we had a great opportunity to work with 2013 FA cup champions & 2015/16 league one champions, Wigan Athletic #wafc (if you want to tweet) on their new training facility near Chorley. CONTACT FITNESS SYSTEMS TODAY! Coming up a division and on a roll from such a fantastic season Fitness Systems went…

Diet, supplements or both?

Understanding the effects of recovery aids, supplements & sports drinks has always seemed a murky subject for someone as myself who played sports for years and took protein shakes after gym sessions, isotonic drinks after long periods of prolonged exercise. But I’ve never really understood the science, never needed to (i thought) as that’s for the ladies…

The heat of the moment!

So, one of our workforce decided to do a training session last night in his local gym and reckons training in the heat is more effective than timing your training to when the heat has died down a little. So we’ve decided to take a look a little further to see what the research guys…

Refurbished Fitness Equipment Delivery

We recently refurbished some fitness equipment for a fantastic gym in Huddersfield, The Unit fitness. They took delivery of five items including this Freemotion #squatmachine which we’re all really proud of and everyone that worked on all of the equipment did a fantastic job. Another piece of kit we refurbished was this #technogym chest press….

Let’s get things started

Welcome to our blog. As the company grows so does the need top be more social and venture out into the digital world and pass on our knowledge and experiences.  Fitness Systems work with some of the biggest names in the fitness industry and our knowledge of all things to do with this industry is massive….