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MARK VERSTEGEN The founder and CEO of human performance specialist EXOS talks to

Liz Terry about building one of the world’s most respected wellness brands

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hile fitness operators focus on selling their services to the public, Mark Verstegen has taken a different approach in building performance company EXOS, by doing business in the lucrative corporate and professional sports markets. With clients such as major tech giants, the US military and the German National Soccer Team, EXOS has built a reputation for improving the health and performance of everyone from executives and blue collar workers to world class sports people. From its inception in 1999 as Athletes’ Performance, EXOS has grown to the

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point where it now operates 400 facilities in 30 countries, reaching 1.2 million consumers each year. The company’s services include corporate wellness, sports team training and one-to-one consultations in areas such as nutrition, performance testing and physical therapy. “In the game of life, we need to make sure we stay healthy and full of vitality, so we can perform at our optimum,” says Verstegen. “EXOS focuses on delivering health proactively through enhanced performance, employing scientific research and rigour to create individualised interventions for each individual.

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“Our aim is to improve people’s health in order to improve their performance in their job – whether that be in the corporate world, or the world of professional sport,” he explains. “We see human performance as the practice of optimising the brain and body for personal and professional growth. By learning about individuals, designing personalised plans at scale, and delivering solutions to win each day, our work is changing the way people care for body and mind to realise their potential. “People’s time and energy, from the moment they wake up, to the moment

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Health Club Management September 2018  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

Health Club Management September 2018  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

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