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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

COVID-19 news

Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
For the past 30 years, historic Southern California hot springs retreat Murrieta Hot Springs Resort
A new global industry organisation dedicated to touchless wellness therapies has been launched by industry
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
Delegates from across Europe and the US gathered from 3-5 May 2023 for the Themed
Elevate
Elevate
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
Pillar Wellbeing, which provides a customised and standalone fitness and wellbeing services to the hospitality
Looking to take your spa guests’ experiences to the next level? With its natural therapeutic
Brothers Christian and Sean Mackin are taking touchless therapy a step further by creating one
The Gym Group saw an upswing in EBITDA, to £38m for 2022, well above the
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
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
The Lake Nona Impact Forum will see leaders from health, wellbeing, technology and business gather
The parents of Kaylea Titford, a disabled 16-year-old girl, have been found guilty of her
The Festival of Light returned to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park in Wiltshire, UK, at
Wearable technology is 2023’s number one worldwide fitness trend according to the American College of
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
Disney is set to undergo a "major restructuring" following the shock return of CEO Bob
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
The first Blue Zones Center is set to launch in Miami, Florida, and showcase the
The declining health of Britons is stalling the nation’s economic growth. This is the key
Global health and wellness holding company XWell has partnered with Clockwork to launch AI-driven robot
Politicians in the UK are taking part in a physical activity challenge hosted by UK
The Digital Marketing HUb (DMH) is a CIMSPA initiative, which has secured an additional grant
Universal's theme parks saw revenues increase by more than 40 per cent during the third
Basic-Fit is set to continue its ambitious growth and expansion plans in Europe, following a
California’s historic Murrieta Hot Springs has been purchased for US$50m (€51m, £44.4m) by Olympus Real
US-based health, fitness and racquets club operator, Life Time, has opened a residential wellness resort
The first Holmes Place Boutique Studio, which provides group classes in a small, intimate format,
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a
Lifestyle Fitness and boutique class studio operator, V1BE, announced their second partnership in the summer
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand
TRX has been acquired by its founder, Randy Hetrick and Jack Daly of private equity
Building work on Universal's Epic Universe – a new theme park at the Universal Orlando
The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to finally open its doors after a design and
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by 10 per cent during the first six
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
Everyone's talking about
Property experts say it’s a golden moment for health and fitness operators to secure leases, as the sector has come through the pandemic with its reputation largely intact and clubs are seen as desirable anchor tenants. Kath Hudson finds out why landlords want to talk
HCM magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
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
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
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
I’ve grown a massive affinity for franchising. It’s so exciting to be able to provide the platform and toolkit for people to have their own successful businesses
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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

COVID-19 news

Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
For the past 30 years, historic Southern California hot springs retreat Murrieta Hot Springs Resort
A new global industry organisation dedicated to touchless wellness therapies has been launched by industry
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
Delegates from across Europe and the US gathered from 3-5 May 2023 for the Themed
Elevate
Elevate
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
Pillar Wellbeing, which provides a customised and standalone fitness and wellbeing services to the hospitality
Looking to take your spa guests’ experiences to the next level? With its natural therapeutic
Brothers Christian and Sean Mackin are taking touchless therapy a step further by creating one
The Gym Group saw an upswing in EBITDA, to £38m for 2022, well above the
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
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
The Lake Nona Impact Forum will see leaders from health, wellbeing, technology and business gather
The parents of Kaylea Titford, a disabled 16-year-old girl, have been found guilty of her
The Festival of Light returned to Longleat Safari & Adventure Park in Wiltshire, UK, at
Wearable technology is 2023’s number one worldwide fitness trend according to the American College of
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
Disney is set to undergo a "major restructuring" following the shock return of CEO Bob
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
The first Blue Zones Center is set to launch in Miami, Florida, and showcase the
The declining health of Britons is stalling the nation’s economic growth. This is the key
Global health and wellness holding company XWell has partnered with Clockwork to launch AI-driven robot
Politicians in the UK are taking part in a physical activity challenge hosted by UK
The Digital Marketing HUb (DMH) is a CIMSPA initiative, which has secured an additional grant
Universal's theme parks saw revenues increase by more than 40 per cent during the third
Basic-Fit is set to continue its ambitious growth and expansion plans in Europe, following a
California’s historic Murrieta Hot Springs has been purchased for US$50m (€51m, £44.4m) by Olympus Real
US-based health, fitness and racquets club operator, Life Time, has opened a residential wellness resort
The first Holmes Place Boutique Studio, which provides group classes in a small, intimate format,
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a
Lifestyle Fitness and boutique class studio operator, V1BE, announced their second partnership in the summer
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand
TRX has been acquired by its founder, Randy Hetrick and Jack Daly of private equity
Building work on Universal's Epic Universe – a new theme park at the Universal Orlando
The Grand Egyptian Museum is set to finally open its doors after a design and
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by 10 per cent during the first six
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
I’ve grown a massive affinity for franchising. It’s so exciting to be able to provide the platform and toolkit for people to have their own successful businesses
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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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