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Fitness First has filed a Court Order for restructuring at Companies House in the UK
Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
Barry’s has entered the world of retail, opening a studio in the new Flannels flagship
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership
Frasers Group will open three new regional flagship Flannels-branded retail stores during 2021 – each
Billionaire Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has acquired the fitness assets of DW Sports for £37m.
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
A government investment of £1.75bn – to pay 50 per cent of rents across the
DW Sports is going into administration saying it's working to save its 73-strong gym portfolio.
DW Fitness First has launched its new Kit & Collect service, aimed at increasing secondary
Gym chain DW Fitness First has revealed its strategic vision to become the UK’s largest
Fitness solution provider Reiver Fitness has signed a technology partnership with software specialist FunXtion. Reiver,
DW Sports expects to offset losses of £8m (US$10.8m, €9m) from the last financial year
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Martin Seibold, former managing director of Fitness First UK, has been appointed CEO of Fitness
Fitness First Bishopsgate, part of the DW Fitness First Group, has undergone a £1m refurbishment,
The DW Group has appointed Martin Long as its chief executive officer. Long led the
Martin Seibold, the managing director of Fitness First UK, has left the company eight months
The "annihilation" of mid-market fitness operators has been the biggest major change in the industry
Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First Asia have merged to create one of the largest fitness
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
DW Sports has become one of the largest health club operators in the UK in
Quadrant Private Equity has agreed to acquire Fitness First Australia from hedge fund giant Oaktree
The long-running saga of the sale of Fitness First’s UK clubs looks to be in
DW Sports owner Dave Whelan expects to take over 63 Fitness First gyms within the
The Gym Group has exchanged contracts to take over four sites from another operator –
The fate of Fitness First looks likely to be settled within weeks. Industry sources indicate
The potential takeover of Fitness First UK by Dave Whelan’s DW Sports would mark the
DW Sports Fitness director Scott Best has moved into the booming boutique studio sector with
Fitness First is planning to push ahead with the rollout of its microgym concept BEAT,
Oxygen Freejumping has announced a new five-site deal with 5-a-side football operator Lucozade Powerleague which
DW Fitness has bought seven former LA fitness sites from Pure Gym, Health Club Managment
Having launched the first Sports Direct Fitness.com gym earlier this week, the newest entrant to
Sports Direct International – the company founded by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley – is
Fitness industry veteran Peter Guy has launched GymWorks - a 13,000 sq ft health club
DW Sports Fitness Club is set to launch a new £3m gym in Lincoln, UK
DW Sports Fitness, the health club chain owned by former JJB founder Dave Whelan, has
A DW Sports Fitness health club is set to open in Carlisle in January. The
Barry Aspinall the managing director of DW Sports and Fitness, formerly JJB Fitness Clubs, has
Dave Whelan, the founder of JJB Sports, has secured the acquisition of the troubled company's
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Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
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At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
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Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
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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
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D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
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Editor's letter
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
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HCM People

Belinda Steward

MD of leisure, health and wellbeing, Places Leisure Places Leisure
We need to make it automatic that when people go to their doctor, they’re offered exercise rather than medication where appropriate
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Everyone's talking about
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
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Research
The European fitness sector is beating pre-pandemic numbers according to the 11th annual European Health & Fitness Market Report 2024 from Deloitte and EuropeActive, as Karsten Hollasch reports
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HCM People

Ross Stewart Campbell

CEO, BeyondActiv
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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Insight
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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Insight
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
We’re aiming to reach 50-70 gyms by mid-2027, some in supermarkets
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
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David Stalker, President of EuropeActive and a CIMSPA chartered fellow is joining Active IQ from July 2024.
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Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: London Youth Games concludes at Copper Box Arena
After an incredibly competitive season, the London Youth Games Finals Festival took place at the end of last month at GLL's Copper Box Arena in London.
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DW Sport news

Fitness First has filed a Court Order for restructuring at Companies House in the UK
Fitness First UK has confirmed to HCM that it's in the process of restructuring, citing
Barry’s has entered the world of retail, opening a studio in the new Flannels flagship
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership
Frasers Group will open three new regional flagship Flannels-branded retail stores during 2021 – each
Billionaire Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has acquired the fitness assets of DW Sports for £37m.
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
A government investment of £1.75bn – to pay 50 per cent of rents across the
DW Sports is going into administration saying it's working to save its 73-strong gym portfolio.
DW Fitness First has launched its new Kit & Collect service, aimed at increasing secondary
Gym chain DW Fitness First has revealed its strategic vision to become the UK’s largest
Fitness solution provider Reiver Fitness has signed a technology partnership with software specialist FunXtion. Reiver,
DW Sports expects to offset losses of £8m (US$10.8m, €9m) from the last financial year
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Martin Seibold, former managing director of Fitness First UK, has been appointed CEO of Fitness
Fitness First Bishopsgate, part of the DW Fitness First Group, has undergone a £1m refurbishment,
The DW Group has appointed Martin Long as its chief executive officer. Long led the
Martin Seibold, the managing director of Fitness First UK, has left the company eight months
The "annihilation" of mid-market fitness operators has been the biggest major change in the industry
Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First Asia have merged to create one of the largest fitness
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
DW Sports has become one of the largest health club operators in the UK in
Quadrant Private Equity has agreed to acquire Fitness First Australia from hedge fund giant Oaktree
The long-running saga of the sale of Fitness First’s UK clubs looks to be in
DW Sports owner Dave Whelan expects to take over 63 Fitness First gyms within the
The Gym Group has exchanged contracts to take over four sites from another operator –
The fate of Fitness First looks likely to be settled within weeks. Industry sources indicate
The potential takeover of Fitness First UK by Dave Whelan’s DW Sports would mark the
DW Sports Fitness director Scott Best has moved into the booming boutique studio sector with
Fitness First is planning to push ahead with the rollout of its microgym concept BEAT,
Oxygen Freejumping has announced a new five-site deal with 5-a-side football operator Lucozade Powerleague which
DW Fitness has bought seven former LA fitness sites from Pure Gym, Health Club Managment
Having launched the first Sports Direct Fitness.com gym earlier this week, the newest entrant to
Sports Direct International – the company founded by Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley – is
Fitness industry veteran Peter Guy has launched GymWorks - a 13,000 sq ft health club
DW Sports Fitness Club is set to launch a new £3m gym in Lincoln, UK
DW Sports Fitness, the health club chain owned by former JJB founder Dave Whelan, has
A DW Sports Fitness health club is set to open in Carlisle in January. The
Barry Aspinall the managing director of DW Sports and Fitness, formerly JJB Fitness Clubs, has
Dave Whelan, the founder of JJB Sports, has secured the acquisition of the troubled company's
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Teca StandUp is an exciting line, bringing something genuinely new to gyms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
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
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
We’re aiming to reach 50-70 gyms by mid-2027, some in supermarkets
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Altrafit introduces custom functional fitness equipment at Third Space
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable functional fitness equipment that is built to last with the development and introduction of a new functional fitness keg for luxury gym operator, Third Space.
Company profiles
Company profile: Balanced Body®
Balanced Body is the global leader in Pilates equipment and education. Founded over 47 years ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Funxtion International BV
Funxtion is an intelligent digital fitness platform that enhances member engagement through the delivery of ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Matrix: Futureproofing
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Active IQ press release: Industry heavyweight David Stalker joins Active IQ as independent adviser
David Stalker, President of EuropeActive and a CIMSPA chartered fellow is joining Active IQ from July 2024.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: London Youth Games concludes at Copper Box Arena
After an incredibly competitive season, the London Youth Games Finals Festival took place at the end of last month at GLL's Copper Box Arena in London.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Chiswick, Gillingham, York and Nottingham
Savills
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
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