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press release: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd

Why buy new when you can refresh with ServiceSport?

08 Sep 2023
Refreshing existing gym equipment offers multiple benefits / ServiceSport UK
Refreshing existing gym equipment can offer several benefits compared to replacing it with brand new equipment:

1. Cost Savings: Refreshing existing gym equipment is generally more cost-effective than purchasing brand new equipment. By upgrading or refurbishing existing equipment, gym operators will save a significant amount of money while still improving performance and aesthetics.

2. Maximizing ROI: Refreshing existing equipment allows gym operators to maximise their return on investment. Gym operators can extend the lifespan of equipment and continue to get value from their initial investment by upgrading or enhancing specific features instead of purchasing entirely new equipment.

3. Member Satisfaction: Familiarity and consistency are important to gym members. Refreshing existing equipment helps maintain a sense of continuity for members who are accustomed to using certain machines. This can enhance member satisfaction and reduce the need for additional member training on new equipment.

4. Minimizing Downtime: Replacing all the gym equipment requires a significant amount of time and effort, resulting in downtime for the gym. Refreshing existing equipment can be done incrementally, allowing the gym to remain operational and minimising disruption to member usage.

5. Minimal Learning Curve: Introducing brand new equipment may require staff training and member orientation to ensure proper usage. Refreshing existing equipment reduces the learning curve for both staff and members since they are already familiar with the equipment's basic functions.

6. Flexibility and Customization: Refreshing equipment enables gym operators to tailor the upgrades to specific needs and preferences. They can choose upgrades that align with current fitness trends or address specific member demands, enhancing the overall experience and satisfaction.

7. Environmental Considerations: By refreshing existing gym equipment instead of replacing it entirely, gym operators contribute to environmental sustainability by minimizing waste and reducing the ecological footprint. This aligns with the growing importance of eco-conscious practices in the fitness industry.

8. Budget Allocation: Refreshing existing equipment allows gym operators to allocate their budget strategically. Instead of spending a significant portion of the budget on new equipment, gym operators can allocate funds to other areas such as marketing, facility improvements, or member engagement initiatives.

9. Compatibility and Integration: Refreshing existing equipment ensures compatibility and integration with the gym's existing technology infrastructure. This can simplify data tracking, connectivity, and management systems, enabling a seamless integration of upgraded features without significant disruptions.

In summary, refreshing existing gym equipment offers benefits such as cost savings, maximizing ROI, member satisfaction, minimized downtime, reduced learning curve, flexibility/customization, environmental considerations, strategic budget allocation, and compatibility/integration. Gym operators can leverage these advantages to enhance the gym experience, meet member expectations, and make efficient use of resources.

For more information on getting the most out of your existing gym equipment contact ServiceSport UK on 01257 264 738 or email the team at [email protected]

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ServiceSport UK is the industry’s largest independent service provider, supporting gym operators with rapid equipment maintenance, including servicing, repairs and asset management
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
Tel: 01257 264 738
Address: ServiceSport House, Unit 1 & 2 Drumhead Road, Chorley North Business Park, Chorley, Lancs, PR6 7BX, United Kingdom
Michael Ellis, commercial director
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press release: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd

Why buy new when you can refresh with ServiceSport?

08 Sep 2023
Refreshing existing gym equipment offers multiple benefits / ServiceSport UK
Refreshing existing gym equipment can offer several benefits compared to replacing it with brand new equipment:

1. Cost Savings: Refreshing existing gym equipment is generally more cost-effective than purchasing brand new equipment. By upgrading or refurbishing existing equipment, gym operators will save a significant amount of money while still improving performance and aesthetics.

2. Maximizing ROI: Refreshing existing equipment allows gym operators to maximise their return on investment. Gym operators can extend the lifespan of equipment and continue to get value from their initial investment by upgrading or enhancing specific features instead of purchasing entirely new equipment.

3. Member Satisfaction: Familiarity and consistency are important to gym members. Refreshing existing equipment helps maintain a sense of continuity for members who are accustomed to using certain machines. This can enhance member satisfaction and reduce the need for additional member training on new equipment.

4. Minimizing Downtime: Replacing all the gym equipment requires a significant amount of time and effort, resulting in downtime for the gym. Refreshing existing equipment can be done incrementally, allowing the gym to remain operational and minimising disruption to member usage.

5. Minimal Learning Curve: Introducing brand new equipment may require staff training and member orientation to ensure proper usage. Refreshing existing equipment reduces the learning curve for both staff and members since they are already familiar with the equipment's basic functions.

6. Flexibility and Customization: Refreshing equipment enables gym operators to tailor the upgrades to specific needs and preferences. They can choose upgrades that align with current fitness trends or address specific member demands, enhancing the overall experience and satisfaction.

7. Environmental Considerations: By refreshing existing gym equipment instead of replacing it entirely, gym operators contribute to environmental sustainability by minimizing waste and reducing the ecological footprint. This aligns with the growing importance of eco-conscious practices in the fitness industry.

8. Budget Allocation: Refreshing existing equipment allows gym operators to allocate their budget strategically. Instead of spending a significant portion of the budget on new equipment, gym operators can allocate funds to other areas such as marketing, facility improvements, or member engagement initiatives.

9. Compatibility and Integration: Refreshing existing equipment ensures compatibility and integration with the gym's existing technology infrastructure. This can simplify data tracking, connectivity, and management systems, enabling a seamless integration of upgraded features without significant disruptions.

In summary, refreshing existing gym equipment offers benefits such as cost savings, maximizing ROI, member satisfaction, minimized downtime, reduced learning curve, flexibility/customization, environmental considerations, strategic budget allocation, and compatibility/integration. Gym operators can leverage these advantages to enhance the gym experience, meet member expectations, and make efficient use of resources.

For more information on getting the most out of your existing gym equipment contact ServiceSport UK on 01257 264 738 or email the team at [email protected]

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ServiceSport UK celebrates its 25th anniversary on 30th March 2024 and what a 25 years it has been!
Our Country Manager, Matt Hoffman, is running for a seat on the ukactive Supplier Council representing Fitness Equipment & Equipment Services!
You can be forgiven for assuming that prolonging the life of your gym equipment simply involves stepping up your maintenance programme once the OEM warranty has expired.
Having recently opened its doors, offering a range of equipment including 108sqm of dynamic functional and cross-training space, 6 olympic lifting platforms, 9 squat racks, selectorized resistance equipment, 12 cable stations and more, the Just Fitness by Bannatyne Broadstairs site has been transformed to offer a new world of fitness opportunities to the people of Ramsgate and surrounding areas.
Gym equipment is a vital investment that requires routine maintenance and regular repairs. The most used and often overlooked pieces of equipment at the gym are the pads on strength machines and benches.
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd: featured in HCM and Fit Tech magazines
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Sponsored: Servicesport
ServiceSport UK is the industry’s largest independent service provider, supporting gym operators with rapid equipment maintenance, including servicing, repairs and asset management
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
Tel: 01257 264 738
Address: ServiceSport House, Unit 1 & 2 Drumhead Road, Chorley North Business Park, Chorley, Lancs, PR6 7BX, United Kingdom
Michael Ellis, commercial director
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Chris Crane, operations director
Michael Ellis, commercial director
Graham Wood, chief finance officer
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Bannatyne Health Club,
Nuffield Health,
The Gym Group, Pure Gym,
Parkwood Leisure, Sodexo,
Glasgow Life, Edinburgh Life,
Live Argyll, CBRE, GLL,
Manchester United Football Club,
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Plans for the next 12 months
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Testimonial
"This is the third year in a row that I have chosen to use ServiceSport (UK) Ltd for our gymnasium requirements. I find the customer services department ruthlessly efficient, and the maintenance team very professional with the way that they operate. Working within a military training environment, it is vital our equipment is in the best condition possible, and ServiceSport (UK) Ltd help us achieve this. Recent embroidery works conducted have really added a wow factor to the gym, turning our run down kit into kit that looks new again."
– Christopher Walsh, MOD
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“Having seen some of the amazing work that ServiceSport UK delivers for the Ministry of Defence, we were very impressed with how well the gym equipment looked and performed after their refresh process. It made perfect sense to choose this option. Not only does the equipment look new, it also ticks all the boxes for sustainability and our environmental and social responsibilities.”
– Joanna Seldon, senior proposition manager, Nuffield Health.
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