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Mecanoo and Metaform to design Luxembourg’s first velodrome

The first velodrome in Luxembourg will be designed by architectural firms Mecanoo and Metaform, who recently were awarded the commission after winning a competition launched by the country’s Ministry of Sport.

The new building, which – in addition to a 1,000-person capacity velodrome – will include a swimming pool, multi-sports hall, and dining facilities, will be built in the spa town of Mondorf-les-Bains.

Visually and structurally designed to merge with the surrounding landscape, the velodrome itself will be half-submerged, covered by what Mecanoo has called a “green carpet” of foliage.

The entire complex, estimated to cost €65m, will span 24,500 square metres.

Construction on the new leisure venue is expected to be completed in 2023.

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The first velodrome in Luxembourg will be designed by architectural firms Mecanoo and Metaform, who recently were awarded the commission after winning a competition launched by the country’s Ministry of Sport.
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The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is investing £2.5m in a study to find
Geoff Bamber, founder of boutique fitness chain Digme, predicts that the industry will see a
EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has appointed fitness industry veteran Nigel
Experts have urged governments and industry to increase opportunities for play and fun physical activities
Sport England is to invest £3m in the popular Parkrun movement, with a focus on
FIBO Global Fitness, organiser of the FIBO portfolio of fitness shows, has announced a partnership
TVS Sports Surfaces
TVS Sports Surfaces
Fitness facilities often struggle to increase corporate members. At present, just 14 per cent of
Health and wellness-focused hospitality brand Fusion has teamed up with Alba Vietnam to operate two
The Grandes Alpes, Courchevel 1850, a chalet-inspired resort in France, has partnered with Swiss anti-ageing
The positive effects of exercise on the metabolic system could last long after the activity,
Wearable tech has made a comeback as the 'hottest fitness trend' for 2019 – with
Physical activity sector leaders, parliamentarians and leading figures in health and business have called for
US budget club operator Youfit Health Clubs will begin offering its members genetic testing through
MyZone
MyZone
Two in. One out. This is the gruelling reality for gyms up and down the
David Stalker, former CEO of ukactive, has been named CEO of Europe, Middle East and
The figures revealed in today's Active Lives Children and Young People research have been described
Less than one in five of children and young people (17.5 per cent) are meeting
Shapewatch/Global Scanning
Shapewatch/Global Scanning
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Flooring
The feel of a certain surface under a member’s feet can unconsciously put them in the right headspace to workout. We take a look at the latest flooring projects inspiring members to move...
Features
Trends
Is going sub-zero the next big thing in health clubs? We take a closer look at the benefits of cryotherapy and some of the options on offer if you’re thinking of making the leap into the big chill
Features
Wellness
Our industry needs to get older people significantly more active if the UK is to avoid a major crisis in social care, says a new report. Abi Harris explains what the key findings mean for you
Features
Report
What role can sport and physical activity play in preventing crime and anti-social behaviour – and are our prisons making the most of this opportunity to change lives? Kate Cracknell reports
Features
Supplier showcase
GoCardless & Speedflex
Features
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How far is the health club industry from completing its evolution from a niche sector to a mass mainstream movement?
Features
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The IHRSA European Congress, which takes place next month in Lisbon, Portugal, is a must-attend, must-experience event for industry leaders doing business in Europe says IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh
Features
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Calisthenics: is it just for hardmen, or is it an alternative activity that could appeal to your crossfitters or those in your free weights area? Kath Hudson reports
Features
People
People profile
You can do lots of great stuff, but find there are still large numbers of people who don’t engage. If you can start to understand why, then you’re onto something
People
People profile
As long as people do the 30-minute circuit, twice a week, they are guaranteed results, and that’s a simple message to get across
People
Interview
In a 45- to 50-minute Blaze workout, members can burn anything from 500 to 1,000 calories
People
Interview
When someone comes to a 1Rebel club for the first time and finds chilled, eucalyptus-infused towels in a fridge, that experience is wonderful. but by the 100th visit, there’s a demand for new experiences
People
People profile
I think we’ll start to see more pay-as-you-go concepts, as they offer better value for money and flexibility. HIIT will stay popular and we will see more use of data in workouts to engage people
People
People profile
We've incorporated mental health and wellbeing into the whole Mindset experience
People
People profile
Bear Grylls has bought into BMF – formerly British Military Fitness – now rebranded as Be Military Fit and with its sights set on international expansion through franchising
People
Profile
We’re focusing on a clustering strategy to ensure our members have got the choice and convenience of having a club near to home and also one which is near to where they work
People
People profile
We don’t sell the transformational dream: our core message to people is the importance of creating a new lifestyle and being fit for life
People
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It became fairly obvious that the interactive nature of riding a bike meant that with THE TRIP, we could literally take our guests on a wild ride - Mike Mizrahi, director, Inside Out
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Featured suppliers
Featured supplier: Precor expands Spinner range with new Spinner Climb
Group training is a trend that is here to stay. It first appeared in the top 20 of ASCM’s worldwide survey of fitness trends in 2017 at no. 6 and then at no. 2 in 2018.
Featured suppliers
Featured supplier: Matrix Fitness launches range of Target Training Cycles to UK market
Matrix Fitness is set to transform the indoor cycling class with the launch of its Target Training Cycles.
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