Category Archives: Gym Equipment Trends and News

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Upgrade Fitness Center with Used Gym Equipment

Commercial gym equipment must withstand rigorous use many times a day for years to come. This level of use demands sturdy and quality machines. The costs can be prohibitively expensive for a new fitness center, replacing existing equipment, upgrading, or expanding a facility. Those reasons alone are a powerful incentive for decision makers to seriously […]

How to Get Guests to Use the Hotel Gym

A Gym For Every Guest No two guests are the same, and neither are their workouts. At Used Gym Equipment, we have an array of machines in both cardio and strength to suit any traveler’s needs.  We offer several equipment packages and design options to help you keep all of your guests happy, while keeping your investment […]

Fitness Industry Growth in Qatar

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The gym business in Qatar is booming. From 2006 to 2012, the fitness industry grew by a whopping 34.4%! This Middle East nation is catching on to health and wellness trends and implementing them to suit the local culture. Exercising is on the rise for the following reasons. 1. Disposable Income  With just 2.6 million […]

Fitness in Kuwait

The State of Kuwait is a small country but a large player in the fitness landscape of the Middle East. While its population ranks 14th overall in the region, it ranks 5th in the number of gyms. From 2012-2017, the fitness industry grew by 6%, and by 2022, it is projected to grow in Kuwait […]

Gym Attendance in Saudi Arabia

The gym industry in Saudi Arabia is part of the growing trend towards fitness in the Middle East. Fitness services like classic gyms, personal training studios and group exercise studios have seen double digit compound annual growth rate (CAGR) increases from the years 2012-2017. There are many factors contributing towards these gains. 1. Population Growth […]

UAE Fitness Trends

Not unlike many other countries worldwide, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) is struggling with obesity and the health problems that arise alongside it. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), 80% of men and 67% of women in the UAE are currently overweight. Conditions such as Type 2 Diabetes, Heart Disease and Auto Immune Diseases are […]

Fitness Centers and Wellness in Multi Family Residential Complexes

In the past, gyms may have been a line item on a to do list for developers and property managers of residential complexes. With the rise in health and wellness trends, people are looking for a fitness center amenity that is well thought out and catered to their needs. In fact, 55% of possible residents […]

Changing Trends in Hotel Fitness Centers

Hotels are increasingly being geared toward an upgraded “at home” experience.  Hotel stays are now meant to have all the comforts of home with the increased amenities that a hotel has to offer.  With health and wellness being a large part of both business and leisure travelers’ routines, hotels are taking notice and keeping up […]

Changing Wellness Trends in Office Building Amenity Offerings

As millennials make up more of the workforce, there is a greater reflection of their lifestyle on office environments. Current work demands include longer hours, efficient productivity and employee teamwork. Millennials are looking for amenities and benefits at work that integrate the workplace into their quality of life. The old office style of closed off […]

The Correct Cardio Ratio: How To Monetize Your Cardio Section Effectively

Are You Using The Correct Cardio Ratio? Do you have enough treadmills and ellipticals? Bikes? How many rowers is too many? Simple questions, all, but questions that could have far reaching impacts on the performance of your fitness business. For most facilities, not only will your cardio section get the highest foot traffic, it is […]