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COVID-19 news

Gympass has launched a new digital platform as a response to the increase in demand
Austrian medical health and wellness operator, Lanserhof, has launched a programme for people who’ve had
HCM can report that Europe Active's annual thought-leader conference, the European Health and Fitness Forum
In some of the latest wellness-focused webinars, spa operators were privy to medical advice from
Spa and wellness design company, Blu Spas, has launched a review service – called Blu
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
EMD UK
EMD UK
Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for
The number of people signing up for memberships at Planet Fitness has been at 2019
Halotherapy equipment supplier Himalayan Source has announced it’s diversified to offer private salt therapy treatments
Industry figure and group director of spa and wellness for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Jeremy
Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Sir Nicholas Serota and former BBC and ITV chief Lord Grade are
Gyms in England could be open in July if lobbying by the fitness industry comes
Austria-based medical spa operator, Lanserhof, has unveiled a therapy programme designed for people who’ve been
Focus Training
Focus Training
The Bicester Hotel and Spa has launched purpose-built fitness and performance facilities to create a
The European Union has begun setting out measures to help member nations revive their tourism
A survey by Savanta ComRes, in partnership with Sport England, has studied the impact of
Gyms and health clubs in the US have begun reopening their doors, with a number
As spas around the world prepare to start operating once more, industry webinars focus on
UK Coaching is offering free mental health training to sports coaches, to coincide with the
Sports clubs and community activity groups hit by the COVID-19 lockdown will be able to
Zynk Design Consultants
Zynk Design Consultants
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset. As spas prepare
Design studio CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has created a wardrobe purifier to remove micro-organisms, bacteria, and
Fitness United launches to support sector through COVID-19 crisis A group of leading suppliers to
A new safety guide, aimed at exercise professionals returning to work at fitness facilities after
People with severe vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to experience severe complications –
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has joined a working group within the Vatican's COVID-19 Commission.
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced it has rescheduled and relocated the 30th annual
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Features
feature
Matrix Connected Solutions is more than a collection of hardware, software and connectivity options. It’s a fully integrated digital ecosystem that enhances the way machines are managed, members are motivated and the club brand is promoted
Features
Coronavirus
As clubs were ordered to close, one logical response was to freeze memberships, despite the financial difficulties it would cause. However, many operators found their community was willing to support them, as Kath Hudson reports
Features
feature
Premier Global NASM has restructured its education offering to create new career pathways to help personal trainers and individuals entering the sector navigate their way to career success. Dan Rees explains the rationale
Features
Insight
Industry analyst David Minton launched his new fitNdata global monitor just in time to catch the headline numbers for the impact of the coronavirus on the sector. He tells us how it’s looking
Features
Software
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing gyms across the world to temporarily close their doors, staying connected to your members digitally has never been more important. Software suppliers tell Steph Eaves how they’re contributing
Features
HCM research
The good news? People are changing their exercise habits in lockdown, becoming more active and spending more time exercising with their children, according to new research
Features
Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired a huge pivot to digital right across the industry, from sole traders to large chains and trusts. Kath Hudson looks at some of the offerings pulled together in lightning fast time to keep members active and sane
Features
Features
Coronavirus
We must fight for recovery. Accept we’re not the only experts
Features
New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
Features
Research
A new study by Decathlon looks at the most popular types of physical activity by region and time of year, revealing some interesting insights into the health and fitness industry
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
It’s no mistake that many successful boutiques have a baller brand strategist sitting at their core
People
Job search
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Opinion
promotion
The activity industry finds itself in a position of considerable threat. Two-thirds of the world’s gyms are closed – that’s 230 million members unable to attend a fitness facility, according to data platform fitNdata.
Opinion: Ensuring members return after lockdown
Opinion
promotion
Elon Musk has plans to conquer Mars and these days the meat on your hamburger can be grown in a lab - so why are so many fitness businesses still using papers and pens to create workouts for their members?
Opinion: How the current pandemic may be helping the fitness industry to innovate
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: What’s your Covid-19 exit strategy? How will you use this time to relaunch your business to thrive, not just survive
There is no escaping the fact that we are operating in extraordinary times. Our physical health clubs, gyms and studios are closed and we’re trying to keep our membership engaged, fit and healthy via online and digital training.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

COVID-19 news

Gympass has launched a new digital platform as a response to the increase in demand
Austrian medical health and wellness operator, Lanserhof, has launched a programme for people who’ve had
HCM can report that Europe Active's annual thought-leader conference, the European Health and Fitness Forum
In some of the latest wellness-focused webinars, spa operators were privy to medical advice from
Spa and wellness design company, Blu Spas, has launched a review service – called Blu
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
EMD UK
EMD UK
Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for
The number of people signing up for memberships at Planet Fitness has been at 2019
Halotherapy equipment supplier Himalayan Source has announced it’s diversified to offer private salt therapy treatments
Industry figure and group director of spa and wellness for Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group, Jeremy
Baroness Martha Lane-Fox, Sir Nicholas Serota and former BBC and ITV chief Lord Grade are
Gyms in England could be open in July if lobbying by the fitness industry comes
Austria-based medical spa operator, Lanserhof, has unveiled a therapy programme designed for people who’ve been
Focus Training
Focus Training
The Bicester Hotel and Spa has launched purpose-built fitness and performance facilities to create a
The European Union has begun setting out measures to help member nations revive their tourism
A survey by Savanta ComRes, in partnership with Sport England, has studied the impact of
Gyms and health clubs in the US have begun reopening their doors, with a number
As spas around the world prepare to start operating once more, industry webinars focus on
UK Coaching is offering free mental health training to sports coaches, to coincide with the
Sports clubs and community activity groups hit by the COVID-19 lockdown will be able to
Zynk Design Consultants
Zynk Design Consultants
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
COVID-19 has led us and our industry to pause, breathe and reset. As spas prepare
Design studio CRA-Carlo Ratti Associati has created a wardrobe purifier to remove micro-organisms, bacteria, and
Fitness United launches to support sector through COVID-19 crisis A group of leading suppliers to
A new safety guide, aimed at exercise professionals returning to work at fitness facilities after
People with severe vitamin D deficiency are twice as likely to experience severe complications –
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has joined a working group within the Vatican's COVID-19 Commission.
The International Spa Association (ISPA) has announced it has rescheduled and relocated the 30th annual
SIBEC
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Features
feature
Matrix Connected Solutions is more than a collection of hardware, software and connectivity options. It’s a fully integrated digital ecosystem that enhances the way machines are managed, members are motivated and the club brand is promoted
Features
Coronavirus
As clubs were ordered to close, one logical response was to freeze memberships, despite the financial difficulties it would cause. However, many operators found their community was willing to support them, as Kath Hudson reports
Features
feature
Premier Global NASM has restructured its education offering to create new career pathways to help personal trainers and individuals entering the sector navigate their way to career success. Dan Rees explains the rationale
Features
Insight
Industry analyst David Minton launched his new fitNdata global monitor just in time to catch the headline numbers for the impact of the coronavirus on the sector. He tells us how it’s looking
Features
Software
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing gyms across the world to temporarily close their doors, staying connected to your members digitally has never been more important. Software suppliers tell Steph Eaves how they’re contributing
Features
HCM research
The good news? People are changing their exercise habits in lockdown, becoming more active and spending more time exercising with their children, according to new research
Features
Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired a huge pivot to digital right across the industry, from sole traders to large chains and trusts. Kath Hudson looks at some of the offerings pulled together in lightning fast time to keep members active and sane
Features
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
It’s no mistake that many successful boutiques have a baller brand strategist sitting at their core
People
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Opinion
promotion
The activity industry finds itself in a position of considerable threat. Two-thirds of the world’s gyms are closed – that’s 230 million members unable to attend a fitness facility, according to data platform fitNdata.
Opinion: Ensuring members return after lockdown
Opinion
promotion
Elon Musk has plans to conquer Mars and these days the meat on your hamburger can be grown in a lab - so why are so many fitness businesses still using papers and pens to create workouts for their members?
Opinion: How the current pandemic may be helping the fitness industry to innovate
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: What’s your Covid-19 exit strategy? How will you use this time to relaunch your business to thrive, not just survive
There is no escaping the fact that we are operating in extraordinary times. Our physical health clubs, gyms and studios are closed and we’re trying to keep our membership engaged, fit and healthy via online and digital training.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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