In 2019, the total number of gym memberships in the UK broke 10 million. LeisureDB reported that, in 2018, 1 in 7 UK citizens had a gym membership.
So, it would be natural to assume that gym retention should be higher than ever. However, this is not the case. Mintel estimates that 50% of gym members are being lost every year. This is probably due to the increasing prevalence of gyms, as well as gym alternatives.
A rollboard is designed to improve lateral transfer for both the patient and healthcare staff. It's an innovative alternative to slide sheets with comfort and ease of use at the forefront of its design.
Why are we telling you this? Because the Silverboard is coming to the UK, exclusively through Marsden. We’ve teamed up with German rollboard specialists Transatlantic, because of the benefits we think it can bring to our healthcare system.
In your industry, is it hard to avoid your tools getting dirty or wet? Do you find yourself buying new scales every six months? Fortunately, there’s a standardised rating for that.
This helpful guide aims to explain what IP ratings are, and how they’re used, so that buying your new washdown scale will be as easy as using it. Don't forget to download our free IP ratings chart PDF at the end of the article.
How often have you asked yourself this question? You may have Googled the answer, but the answer really depends on your weightloss goals.
Whilst keeping regular track of your weight is recommended, weighing yourself too often, or not often enough, can have negative effects on your weightloss plan and motivation.
Large veterinary scales don’t always offer great portability. Size, weight and shape all make them difficult to move - not ideal if you need to weigh animals in more than one location.
That’s why, this month, we’ve launched the V-110 - a lightweight, easy to transport large veterinary scale.
There’s something about the turn of the clock on New Year’s eve that give us hope of a fresh start. We’ve all felt compelled by the old ‘new year new me’ adage to get fit, lose weight or just get healthier, but then fallen off the wagon by January 3rd.
There’s nothing wrong with making resolutions to be healthier and there’s nothing wrong with failing from time to time; but we want to help you achieve your goals for long term change. We’ve put together 10 fitness resolutions (and how to keep them).
It is perfectly normal for babies to lose 10% of their birth weight, yet for new mothers weight loss can still be a concern.
A drop in weight can of course be attributed to milk intake. For breastfeeding mums, working out how to measure how much breastmilk a baby is getting is tricky.
Washdown scales are a popular choice for the food and drinks industry. That’s because, when the environment is wet, damp or dusty, weighing equipment needs to be hardy and, to keep it clean, capable of withstanding regular washing down.
Of course, all weighing scales can be cleaned. But without the protection a washdown scale boasts much more care is required.