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HCM People: Lisa SmosarskiEditor in chief – Stylist magazine

We watch trends closely at Stylist and we’ve seen a real growth in women strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male sp

Published in Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
Lisa Smosarski
Lisa Smosarski
We watch trends closely at Stylist and we’ve seen a real growth in women strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space

Women’s fashion magazine Stylist has entered the fitness market by opening a female-only boutique studio in London’s affluent Mayfair district.

The studio will be operated under a new lifestyle brand, Stylist Strong, which the magazine hopes to develop into a leading women’s fitness line.

The Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training specifically tailored for women. It will also host classes, events, talks and panel discussions on fitness and strength-training.

Classes have been designed to build both physical and mental strength in a “smart and informed way”, with trainers having been educated to help women optimise their workouts – from aligning training with their menstrual cycles to taking into account individual lifestyles.

A tailored training programme, created by Nike Global Master Trainer Joslyn Thompson Rule, will also be available.

Lisa Smosarski, editor-in-chief at Stylist, said: “We watch trends closely at Stylist and we have seen a real growth in women strength training – for body, for mind and as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space.

“This trend challenges the idea of exercising for a specific body shape but instead embraces exercise for general health and wellness as well as boosting confidence and mental health.”

Master trainer Thompson Rule added: “I am both honoured and incredibly excited to be part of Stylist Strong; they have given me a platform to spread my passion – getting women unapologetically stronger.

“Women’s training is undergoing a refreshing and much-needed reboot on every level, this is just the beginning.

“I spend a lot of my time educating women on the importance of strength training for every aspect of their lives, but the educational piece can still be limited in terms of delivery and there is still a little stigma around lifting weights.”

The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
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'We watch trends closely at Stylist Magazine and we've seen a real growth in women doing strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space' – editor in chief Lisa Smosarski on the publisher's new female-only studio...
Lisa Smosarski, Editor in chief – Stylist magazine,Lisa Smosarski, Stylist magazine, boutique studio, Stylist Strong
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features

HCM People: Lisa SmosarskiEditor in chief – Stylist magazine

We watch trends closely at Stylist and we’ve seen a real growth in women strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male sp

Published in Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
Lisa Smosarski
Lisa Smosarski
We watch trends closely at Stylist and we’ve seen a real growth in women strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space

Women’s fashion magazine Stylist has entered the fitness market by opening a female-only boutique studio in London’s affluent Mayfair district.

The studio will be operated under a new lifestyle brand, Stylist Strong, which the magazine hopes to develop into a leading women’s fitness line.

The Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training specifically tailored for women. It will also host classes, events, talks and panel discussions on fitness and strength-training.

Classes have been designed to build both physical and mental strength in a “smart and informed way”, with trainers having been educated to help women optimise their workouts – from aligning training with their menstrual cycles to taking into account individual lifestyles.

A tailored training programme, created by Nike Global Master Trainer Joslyn Thompson Rule, will also be available.

Lisa Smosarski, editor-in-chief at Stylist, said: “We watch trends closely at Stylist and we have seen a real growth in women strength training – for body, for mind and as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space.

“This trend challenges the idea of exercising for a specific body shape but instead embraces exercise for general health and wellness as well as boosting confidence and mental health.”

Master trainer Thompson Rule added: “I am both honoured and incredibly excited to be part of Stylist Strong; they have given me a platform to spread my passion – getting women unapologetically stronger.

“Women’s training is undergoing a refreshing and much-needed reboot on every level, this is just the beginning.

“I spend a lot of my time educating women on the importance of strength training for every aspect of their lives, but the educational piece can still be limited in terms of delivery and there is still a little stigma around lifting weights.”

The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
The new Stylist Strong studio will specialise in class-based strength training for women
http://www.leisureopportunities.com/images/imagesX/881846_972213.jpg
'We watch trends closely at Stylist Magazine and we've seen a real growth in women doing strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male space' – editor in chief Lisa Smosarski on the publisher's new female-only studio...
Lisa Smosarski, Editor in chief – Stylist magazine,Lisa Smosarski, Stylist magazine, boutique studio, Stylist Strong
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Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
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Company profile: MiE FitQuest
FitQuest (MiE Medical Research) are specialists in the field of human performance measurement. We have ...
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Company profile: Balanced Body®
Stocked in the UK for fast, costeffective delivery, Balanced Body® delivers versatile and space-saving mind-body ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Management software
GymSales: Management software
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Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
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