iPhone users are typically more interested in general health, while the average Android user consumes more fitness content, according to a study from mobile intelligence firm Opera Mediaworks.
The first half of a two-part study examined the 500 .... more>>
There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and vegetables daily, according to researchers from Chinese and US universities including the Harvard School of Public Health in Boston.
The research, published in the British Medical Journal (BMJ), has pulled together the results .... more>>
Matrix Fitness has made another tweak to its sales force as the equipment provider bids to spark a major global expansion, promoting UK strategic account manager James Blower to the role of international hospitality manager EMEA.
Blower’s promotion is the latest in a string of .... more>>
Training provider Active IQ has teamed up with The Chartered Institute for Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) to help launch a series of new management and leadership qualifications.
The qualifications, which include the first .... more>>
Following the news that JD Sports plans to incorporate a JD Gym into its major Newcastle store, retail and health club rival Sports Direct is eager to not be outdone and will reportedly also .... more>>
GLL, the UK's largest leisure charitable social enterprise, held its first ‘Steps into Work' graduation ceremony this week, which saw eight students with learning disabilities graduate from an internship programme run by .... more>>
One of the first studies into the effects of high intensity interval training (HIIT) on elderly people has thrown up results suggesting six seconds bursts of exercise could have a significant impact on their health. With health services stretched to .... more>>
Recent health club market debutant JD Sports has submitted plans to Newcastle City Council to extend its large store on Newcastle’s main shopping street and incorporate a two-storey JD Gym. .... more>>
Scotland has never been known for its warm climate, but members of the ClanFit gym in Glasgow were given the chance to go seriously sub-zero this week, thanks to an extreme cryotherapy treatment.
BOC – an industrial and medical gases and technologies business – has developed .... more>>
Newcastle University recently upgraded its 400sq m, 125-
station gym with Precor equipment and its cloud-based Preva
networked fitness. The upgrade is in line with the university’s
digital interactive strategy.