Why giving back to communities matters to The Gym Group

Recently, I caught up with John Treharne, CEO of UK-based, The Gym Group. We were discussing Gymtopia, my new project, and the various Charity partners that the The Gym Group supports. Here is the interview: ------------- Ray Algar: When was The Gym Group founded and why was it started? John Treharne: ‘The Gym ...

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il club, piattaforma del bene comune

Gymtopia è la nuova piattaforma web tramite la quale i club di tutto il mondo possono raccontare le proprie iniziative benefiche. Un modo per aiutare chi ne ha bisogno, rendere più profonda la relazione con i socie la comunità, tutto a vantaggio della propria “reputazione sociale” edell’immagine del settore

Short video to introduce Gymtopia

Gymtopia, my new project launches on June 19th 2013 in London. This four minute video explains the big idea. You can keep up-to-date with the project on Gymtopia's Facebook page. Gymtopia's big idea from Gymtopia on Vimeo. This short video explains how the global health and fitness industry can use its influence ...

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Health Club Management discuss Gymtopia

Kate Cracknell, Editor of UK-based Health Club Management devotes her 'Letter from the Editor' to discuss the idea of health clubs becoming more socially orientated. The letter discusses Gymtopia which launches at the end of May 2013. ------------- Social responsibility Why do health clubs – operations that pivot around the idea of doing ...

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Ray Algar discusses Gymtopia, his new digital project

Adriano Zanni recently contacted me about an article for Fitness Business Magazine Brasil. He wanted to know more about Gymtopia, which launches during May 2013. Adriano Zanni (AZ): How and why did you start to think about Gymtopia? Ray Algar (RA): For many years I have been thinking about how the fitness ...

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Harnessing the health club as a platform for social good

Article reproduced from IL Nuovo Club Magazine, Italy. Recently, I discovered that Ray Algar, the Managing Director of UK-based Oxygen Consulting was developing a new digital project called ‘Gymtopia’. He describes Gymtopia ‘as a place where clubs do social good’. I was interested to discover more about this project and we ...

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Gymtopia – a place where clubs do social good

What I love about this globally connected world in which we now live and work is that our ability to influence and make an impact is dramatically amplified. Never have we been able to reach out to more people. However, when we reach out, do we give or take? Some ...

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