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Basic-Fit news

Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Despite high inflation and energy costs, Basic-Fit lifted 2023 revenues by almost a third, achieved
Basic-Fit has introduced a new approach to tackle gymtimidation and create an inclusive environment in
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
A deal between one of the world’s biggest gym groups and a streaming giant involves
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The Exercise for Health Summit (EfHS), organised by EuropeActive, kicked off today at the Melia
Basic-Fit experienced strong growth in clubs and members during the first six months of 2023.
The European fitness market has experienced a "strong recovery" after two difficult years that saw
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
Basic-Fit is set to continue its ambitious growth and expansion plans in Europe, following a
Elevate
Elevate
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Basic-Fit has opened its 600th club in France in Sablé-sur-Sarthe, in the Pays de la
Basic-Fit opened a record number of 72 clubs in the first quarter of 2022. Fifty-five
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Basic-Fit has revealed plans to enter the German fitness market during 2022. The European fitness
In celebration of International Women’s Day, WIFA launches the most significant global advocacy campaign for
A return to 'normality' following the easing of lockdown restrictions has enabled European fitness giant
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Xponential Fitness has acquired Body Fit Training in a deal worth US$44m. The deal takes
Basic-Fit has officially opened its 1,000th club, with the launch of a new site in
Jan Spaticchia, founder and chair of énergie Fitness has died aged 51 following a short
Basic-Fit lost 10 per cent of its members during Q1 2021, as 94 per cent
Empowered Brands, the franchise investment business that acquired énergie Fitness out of a CVA in
Rene Moos, CEO of European health club giant Basic-Fit, has described 2020 as the most
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has secured a €150m bridge facility, which it says will
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has published its trading update for the first nine months
Announcing the company's half-year results today (2 September), Richard Darwin, CEO of The Gym Group
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has provided the European fitness sector with some optimism, after
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO
Basic-Fit has launched a new share issue as it restarts its growth plans for the
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Low-cost operator Basic-Fit is set to speed up its expansion plans across the European market.
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
Basic-Fit, one of the biggest fitness operators in Europe, has confirmed the completion of its
As reported in HCM earlier this month, the European health and fitness market continued to
Health club operator Basic-fit has seen revenue and profits increase by more than a quarter,
12,300
HCM promotional features
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We saw a 58 per cent growth in companies launching one of our schemes from 2022 to 2023, which demonstrates prioritisation of employee health and wellbeing
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Specifier
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Debate
Although there’s much talk about working with health services, research from SLC suggests there’s much work to do before the sector is ready for the challenge. Kath Hudson asks the experts to identify barriers and solutions
HCM magazine
Opinion
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Life lessons
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Wellness
Absenteeism and presenteeism is taking a huge economic toll, with musculoskeletal problems and poor mental health the biggest issues. Can workplace wellness make a difference? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Even though it’s been 14 years, it feels as though we’re just getting started
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: Absolute Performance
Absolute Performance was established in 2008 by Tony and Sian Buchanan and has a wealth ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Basic-Fit news

Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Despite high inflation and energy costs, Basic-Fit lifted 2023 revenues by almost a third, achieved
Basic-Fit has introduced a new approach to tackle gymtimidation and create an inclusive environment in
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
A deal between one of the world’s biggest gym groups and a streaming giant involves
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The Exercise for Health Summit (EfHS), organised by EuropeActive, kicked off today at the Melia
Basic-Fit experienced strong growth in clubs and members during the first six months of 2023.
The European fitness market has experienced a "strong recovery" after two difficult years that saw
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
Basic-Fit is set to continue its ambitious growth and expansion plans in Europe, following a
Elevate
Elevate
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Basic-Fit has opened its 600th club in France in Sablé-sur-Sarthe, in the Pays de la
Basic-Fit opened a record number of 72 clubs in the first quarter of 2022. Fifty-five
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Basic-Fit has revealed plans to enter the German fitness market during 2022. The European fitness
In celebration of International Women’s Day, WIFA launches the most significant global advocacy campaign for
A return to 'normality' following the easing of lockdown restrictions has enabled European fitness giant
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Xponential Fitness has acquired Body Fit Training in a deal worth US$44m. The deal takes
Basic-Fit has officially opened its 1,000th club, with the launch of a new site in
Jan Spaticchia, founder and chair of énergie Fitness has died aged 51 following a short
Basic-Fit lost 10 per cent of its members during Q1 2021, as 94 per cent
Empowered Brands, the franchise investment business that acquired énergie Fitness out of a CVA in
Rene Moos, CEO of European health club giant Basic-Fit, has described 2020 as the most
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has secured a €150m bridge facility, which it says will
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has published its trading update for the first nine months
Announcing the company's half-year results today (2 September), Richard Darwin, CEO of The Gym Group
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has provided the European fitness sector with some optimism, after
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO
Basic-Fit has launched a new share issue as it restarts its growth plans for the
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Low-cost operator Basic-Fit is set to speed up its expansion plans across the European market.
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
Basic-Fit, one of the biggest fitness operators in Europe, has confirmed the completion of its
As reported in HCM earlier this month, the European health and fitness market continued to
Health club operator Basic-fit has seen revenue and profits increase by more than a quarter,
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We saw a 58 per cent growth in companies launching one of our schemes from 2022 to 2023, which demonstrates prioritisation of employee health and wellbeing
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Even though it’s been 14 years, it feels as though we’re just getting started
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: Absolute Performance
Absolute Performance was established in 2008 by Tony and Sian Buchanan and has a wealth ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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