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Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the products and services launched at FIBO 2018

Diana Archer Mills on the new Les Mills Barre launch

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es Mills exhibited its full range of training programmes at this year’s FIBO, including the new Les Mills Barre programme. Billed as the modern interpretation of classical ballet, Barre capitalises on the current trend for balletinspired training. The class offers a 30-minute session that uses traditional ballet techniques to tone and shape muscles, without the use of a physical barre. “Without the barre for support, the body’s strength

The authentic balletic purpose and movements target the glutes, thighs, cores and postural muscles, and participants see results very quickly Diane Archer Mills

and stability become the focus. It may look beautiful, but don’t underestimate the burn,” says Diana Archer Mills, who is creative director and programme creator at Les Mills. “The authentic balletic purpose and movements target the glutes, thighs, cores and postural muscles, and participants see results very quickly,” she adds. The programme has recently launched in the UK and will also be made available on the Les Mills Virtual platform from this month.

Les Mills launches a barre workout

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New mobility range ‘bridges the gap’ between fitness and wellness, says Jeff Davis

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erman boutique fitness company Five Concept debuted its brand new range of Mobility flexibility and stretching equipment at this year’s FIBO.

An extension of the brand’s Basic line, Mobility consists of five pieces: Chest, Stand, Ischio, Glute and Lateral. Each station is designed to allow users to gain a feel

Five Concept launched its new Mobility range at FIBO

for their range of motion, enabling them to also perform the movements without instruction where needed. Manufactured in Germany and distributed in the UK by Reach Wellness, the equipment provides users with a comfortable position which enables them to improve both their posture and movement, while performing the exercises. “Five Concept uniquely bridges the gap between fitness, wellness and therapy on the gym floor,” says Jeff Davis, MD of Reach Wellness. “Five Concept provides the opportunity for mobilisation, movement preparation, rehabilitation and recovery. “Given the phenomenal popularity of Five Concept in mainland Europe, there is excellent potential for rapid growth in the UK and

Given the phenomenal popularity of Five Concept in mainland Europe, there is excellent potential for rapid growth in the UK and Ireland Jeff Davis Ireland. Third Space Clubs and Nuffield Health Clubs are already early adopters of Five Concept in the UK. We’re excited at the potential demand,” Davis adds. fitness-kit.net KEYWORD

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