The winners of the 2014 Stirling Prize, Haworth Tompkins, have replaced Frank Gehry on a multi-million pound project to create a moderns sports and leisure complex in Brighton & Hove, UK.
Plans to renovate the city’s King Alfred site – a leisure .... more>>
London Sport – the network which offers support to local sports providers – has set a target of getting 1m more Londoners active by 2020, with a focus on women, the elderly, ethnic groups and the disabled.
“The vision is to make London the most .... more>>
Fitness instructor Mr Motivator has said he’s on a new mission to tackle youth inactivity and believes he has the perfect solution in the form of his BounceKids programme. The lycra-clad legend, who brought fitness to the masses in the 90s with his energetic workout segments on .... more>>
IHRSA’s decision to open an office in Brussels has come under fire from former ukactive CEO David Stalker, who believes the move is divisive for the health and fitness industry and will dilute the sector’s voice within the European Union.
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1Rebel’s new collaboration with hip activewear brand Sweaty Betty is the catalyst for the boutique chain to work with more brands in the booming fitness lifestyle market.
That’s according to 1Rebel co-founder James Balfour, who says strategic .... more>>
Dame Kelly Holmes has been announced as the new ambassador for fitness supplier Physical Company’s new Apex gym floor training programmes.
The double Olympic gold medallist will represent the high intensity group training solution and is also offering insight and advice on the programming.
Apex is a series of six, 30-minute gym-floor sessions .... more>>
The coming together of sport and fitness – encapsulated in the new DCMS strategy – marks a huge opportunity for health clubs and leisure centres to play to their strengths and tap into new funding streams, says Kate Cracknell
UK low-cost operator The Gym Group recently completed a successful IPO, and Pure Gym is also considering a flotation. What might be the impact and learnings for the rest of the sector? Niamh Madigan reports
Only 60 per cent of people coming into a gym to make enquiries are asked for their contact details. Mystery shopper specialist Proinsight shares the findings of its latest research into sales performance across the fitness sector
London Sport – the network which offers support to local sports providers – has set a
target of getting 1m more Londoners active by 2020, with a focus on women, the elderly,
ethnic groups and the disabled.
Iconic children’s programme Sesame Street is adding venture capital to its portfolio, with
its not-for-profit arm the Sesame Workshop, partnering with Collaborative Fund to create
the all-new Sesame Venture.
Following the lead of the US and Australia, trampolining parks are springing up all over the UK and Europe. So what’s all the fuss about, and how do these centres sit alongside other fitness operations?
Ahead of his keynote speech at this year’s IHRSA convention, marketing strategist and bestselling author Jay Baer tells Julie King why ‘help’ is much better than ‘hype’ when it comes to selling your services