Online gym pass provider PayasUgym will soon begin testing Bitcoin as a form of payment across its network, paving the way for more than a third of UK gyms to be able to sell membership via the cryptocurrency. The news marks a major step forward for the health and fitness industry, making it a relatively early adopter of a digital currency described by Bill Gates as a “technological tour de force.” Launched in 2009, Bitcoin is the ‘currency of the internet’ and has been .... more>>
Obesity is the new smoking in terms of its impact on health and cost to the national health service (NHS), according to the organisation's England chief executive.
NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens, set to publish a five-year plan for the .... more>>
It may be a great exercise for increasing all-round body strength, but the burpee is the exercise most likely to weaken morale, according to new research.
To mark National Fitness Day on 26 September, Premier Training International conducted a .... more>>
Compass – the representative body for providers of children’s activity and sport in schools and communities – has become the latest high-profile physical activity organisation to form an alliance with ukactive, following in the footsteps of Skills Active and CIMSPA, to name a few.
Compass and ukactive have announced a .... more>>
Body weight training supplier TRX has announced the appointment of Alan Holl – previously head of fitness at Virgin Active UK – to operate as senior director of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India. Holl has held senior .... more>>