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Basic-Fit news

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
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
EGYM has announced an integration with a leading UK-based software company Fisikal to enhance its
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
Les Mills
Les Mills
Expert comment from Ernst De Neef, CEO, Funxtion In just over two years, the fitness
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
Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place
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,
Staff retention, leadership culture, professionalisation and quality standards will come under the microscope at this
Increased memberships from club openings have helped boost revenues at Europe’s largest fitness operator, Basic-Fit.
European low-cost gym chain Basic-Fit is on target to open 100 clubs this year after
René Moos's gym chain Basic-Fit reported revenues of €76.9m (US$83.6m, £64.8m) in the first three
Low-cost European fitness operator Basic-Fit has teamed up with TomTom in a deal that will
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
A record number of new club openings helped low-cost European fitness operator Basic-Fit increase its
Basic-Fit enjoyed a bumpy start to life on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange today (10 June)
Europe’s largest budget health club chain Basic-Fit has announced it is planning to float on
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym is targeting significant international growth after securing €2.1m (US$2.3m,
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has launched a new app enabling personal trainers (PTs)
12,300
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We absolutely love the health and wellness space and will continue building 9Round, but look out, as we have some surprises coming!
HCM Magazine
Talking point
Are you on board with the metaverse or is it something to leave to the tech team? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM Magazine
Interview
Drop Fitness has launched its first site in New Jersey using a new model inspired by the gaming industry. The founder and CEO talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
HCM People
It was important to create a high-end gym that offers as much value to the local community as it does to hotel guests
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
BXR is one of the most exciting brands in the fitness industry. Co-founder Alex Nicholl gives us a glimpse behind the scenes
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We want to be the global market leader in micro-studios
HCM Magazine
Ask the experts
Abi Harris talks to industry experts about ways operators can ensure members feel a continual sense of achievement and progression that keeps them coming back for more
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Research
People in a live group exercise class experience increased levels of exertion, enjoyment and satisfaction as a result of exercising in the presence of others
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HCM People

Rainer Usselmann

Co-founder, Happy Finish
Digital therapeutics could offer digital-first wellness ‘prescriptions’, digital ‘treatments’ and curated content to alter mood and improve wellbeing
HCM magazine
Interview
The MD of Everlast Gyms is steering the business through a process of unification, rebranding and ‘elevation’, rolling out a hybrid model that he believes will take it to UK number one status. He speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Colin Milner, CEO of the International Council on Active Aging explains the latest research into opportunities in the active-ageing sector
HCM magazine
For years the sector has used participation numbers as a measure of success, but policymakers are now calling for a change to measuring outcomes, so value can be established
HCM magazine
RSG Group has opened Heimat, a members-only concept fitness club and a new way to ‘work out and live well’, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
Tom Walker investigates how £2.2bn worth of London 2012 legacy investment has failed to empower teachers
HCM magazine
Doing the recommended amount of exercise during weekends is just as beneficial as spreading physical activity out across the week, a new study has found
HCM magazine
Creators of strength-training kit have their finger on the pulse when it comes to delivering on consumer engagement. Frances Marcellin asks them to highlight emerging trends
HCM magazine
From VR to personalisation, here’s what we can expect to see in wellness in the coming months, says Lauren McAlister
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Martyn Allison reviews a recent National Audit Office report into grassroots participation in physical activity in the UK
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Dr Paul Bedford and Andreas Paulsen to speak at Sibec Europe-UK
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place on 27-30 September 2022 at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, in Portugal.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Peloton Commercial partners with Oracle Red Bull Racing to power high-performance fitness and wellbeing facility
Operating at the extreme edge of performance, a race team requires every element and working part to function at its very best – and that includes its people.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Parkwood Leisure celebrates four award wins and named Outstanding Organisation of the Year at the 2022 ukactive Awards
It was a night to remember at the 2022 ukactive Awards for Parkwood Leisure, as the leisure facilities operator picked up four awards.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix provides innovative commercial fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Empowered Brands
Empowered Brands is a fitness franchise incubator that acquired the énergie Fitness Group in 2020....
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Myzone – Live Insights
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Featured press releases: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
Featured press releases
Featured press releases: Serco Leisure makes major new appointment
Serco Leisure has named Leigh Brooks as its Director of Marketing, the first time in the company’s history it has appointed a marketing professional at director-level.
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Basic-Fit news

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
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
EGYM has announced an integration with a leading UK-based software company Fisikal to enhance its
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
Les Mills
Les Mills
Expert comment from Ernst De Neef, CEO, Funxtion In just over two years, the fitness
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
Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place
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,
Staff retention, leadership culture, professionalisation and quality standards will come under the microscope at this
Increased memberships from club openings have helped boost revenues at Europe’s largest fitness operator, Basic-Fit.
European low-cost gym chain Basic-Fit is on target to open 100 clubs this year after
René Moos's gym chain Basic-Fit reported revenues of €76.9m (US$83.6m, £64.8m) in the first three
Low-cost European fitness operator Basic-Fit has teamed up with TomTom in a deal that will
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
A record number of new club openings helped low-cost European fitness operator Basic-Fit increase its
Basic-Fit enjoyed a bumpy start to life on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange today (10 June)
Europe’s largest budget health club chain Basic-Fit has announced it is planning to float on
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym is targeting significant international growth after securing €2.1m (US$2.3m,
Health and fitness software provider Virtuagym has launched a new app enabling personal trainers (PTs)
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We absolutely love the health and wellness space and will continue building 9Round, but look out, as we have some surprises coming!
HCM Magazine
Talking point
Are you on board with the metaverse or is it something to leave to the tech team? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM Magazine
Interview
Drop Fitness has launched its first site in New Jersey using a new model inspired by the gaming industry. The founder and CEO talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
HCM People
It was important to create a high-end gym that offers as much value to the local community as it does to hotel guests
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
BXR is one of the most exciting brands in the fitness industry. Co-founder Alex Nicholl gives us a glimpse behind the scenes
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We want to be the global market leader in micro-studios
HCM Magazine
Ask the experts
Abi Harris talks to industry experts about ways operators can ensure members feel a continual sense of achievement and progression that keeps them coming back for more
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Colin Milner, CEO of the International Council on Active Aging explains the latest research into opportunities in the active-ageing sector
HCM magazine
For years the sector has used participation numbers as a measure of success, but policymakers are now calling for a change to measuring outcomes, so value can be established
HCM magazine
RSG Group has opened Heimat, a members-only concept fitness club and a new way to ‘work out and live well’, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
Tom Walker investigates how £2.2bn worth of London 2012 legacy investment has failed to empower teachers
HCM magazine
Doing the recommended amount of exercise during weekends is just as beneficial as spreading physical activity out across the week, a new study has found
HCM magazine
Creators of strength-training kit have their finger on the pulse when it comes to delivering on consumer engagement. Frances Marcellin asks them to highlight emerging trends
HCM magazine
From VR to personalisation, here’s what we can expect to see in wellness in the coming months, says Lauren McAlister
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Martyn Allison reviews a recent National Audit Office report into grassroots participation in physical activity in the UK
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Dr Paul Bedford and Andreas Paulsen to speak at Sibec Europe-UK
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place on 27-30 September 2022 at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, in Portugal.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Peloton Commercial partners with Oracle Red Bull Racing to power high-performance fitness and wellbeing facility
Operating at the extreme edge of performance, a race team requires every element and working part to function at its very best – and that includes its people.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Parkwood Leisure celebrates four award wins and named Outstanding Organisation of the Year at the 2022 ukactive Awards
It was a night to remember at the 2022 ukactive Awards for Parkwood Leisure, as the leisure facilities operator picked up four awards.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix provides innovative commercial fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Empowered Brands
Empowered Brands is a fitness franchise incubator that acquired the énergie Fitness Group in 2020....
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Myzone – Live Insights
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Featured press releases: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
Featured press releases
Featured press releases: Serco Leisure makes major new appointment
Serco Leisure has named Leigh Brooks as its Director of Marketing, the first time in the company’s history it has appointed a marketing professional at director-level.
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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