Ray Algar with University of Seville Master’s students

November 25, 2021

I have recently returned from the University of Seville, Spain after delivering two lectures on this very interesting master’s degree programme which is now in its ninth year. The degree aims to produce a new cohort of physical activity practitioners who will be supporting older adults to get the very ...

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Ray Algar delivers talk at Portugal Active Congress 2021

October 28, 2021

On October 22 I was invited to deliver a talk to members of the Portuguese health and physical activity industry as part of their annual congress. This year's theme was how individual entrepreneurs and businesses can begin recovering from the pandemic. The title of my talk was: Navigating your business through ...

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Remembering Jan Spaticchia, Chairman, énergie Fitness

May 11, 2021

  Jan Spaticchia, founder and Chairman, énergie Fitness passed away on May 9th, 2021 following a short battle with cancer. Jan and I were connected through family and business — Jan’s son Luc is my first cousin, once removed. Jan's early career For more than 30 years I watched Jan’s career flourish. When we ...

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