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Denmark news

Pure Gym has dropped plans for an IPO which it revealed in August, opting instead
Denmark has been identified as the cheapest country in the world to live a healthy
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from US$148bn (€126bn,£109bn) to US$275bn (€235bn,
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
Playing at empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams,
The new H.C. Andersen House, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has opened its doors
Precor UK
Precor UK
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Aire Ancient Baths has opened its first UK property in the heart of the country's
The number of health club members returning to gyms since lockdown has beaten all expectations,
PureGym saw its group-wide revenue decline by £177m during 2020, as it lost 37 per
Danish health club operator Repeat, launched in 2016 by serial fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev, has
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
PureGym expects lockdowns to last "until at least 31 March" – and that it will
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them
In the depths of the French countryside sits 48° North Landscape Hotel, a holistic ecotourism
Polish medical insurance outfit, Medicover, has rescued Polish operator, Fitness World, out of administration. The
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of PureGym, has confirmed to HCM that the company's operations in Poland
Investigations by HCM have revealed a correlation between countries with lower obesity rates and those
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish designers Space Copenhagen to lead
In 2021, the Hotel Green Solution House (Hotel GSH), on the Danish island of Bornholm
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
The latest study into the infection rates recorded at gyms has shown that the average
Pure Gym's overseas clubs returned to pre-COVID-19 profit levels in the first month of trading
Older men who have played football regularly throughout their lives have cells up to 11
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO
Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair of ukactive, Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym and ukactive board member
A project involving hand-crafted islands on the Danish capital Copenhagen's waterfront is set to create
Governments have begun easing their COVID-19 lockdown measures, resulting in the gradual reopening of health
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
Fitness tech firm Motosumo has launched a new service, allowing gym operators to deliver HIIT
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Three leading Nordic fitness chains have closed their clubs as a precautionary measure against the
Susanne Mørch Koch has been named Tivoli's new CEO following a recruitment process to find
Already the architect developing the Sundsholmerne ecovillage on the waterfront of the new Stigsborg district
BIG Ideas, the technology arm of renowned architecture firm Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG), has partnered
A team led by Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) is one of two left in the
Open Platform and JAJA Architects have won a competition to create a new multi-storey car-park
Henning Larsen Architects have been chosen to create an all-timber neighbourhood just outside the city
Matt Sykes, former experience manager at Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs, has proposed a blueprint for
When Perkins and Will (PW) bought Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) last year, it knew it
Following its acquisition by Perkins and Will (PW) early last year, Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL)
PureGym is set to become the second largest fitness operator in Europe, after revealing plans
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Mecanoo have been among the winners at the INSIDE World
Les Mills
Les Mills
395
HCM Magazine
Statistics
Operators are adding new services, with the top five being wellness, nutrition, massage therapy, physical therapy and meditation
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray
HCM Magazine
New opening
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Research
Exercise increases the natural secretion of the body’s own cannabis-type substances, which can have a positive impact on many health conditions
HCM magazine
Debate
Can partnerships and affiliations with less obvious companies, such as fast food brands, help the industry tap into a new demographic, or is the potential for them to compromise our reputation too big a risk to take? asks Abi Harris
HCM magazine
Standards
EuropeActive and the European Committee for Standardisation are launching new standards for a wide range of health club operations, as Cliff Collins explains
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club
HCM magazine
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Most consumer-facing sectors have standards to reassure customers on matters of safety and quality. Now it’s the turn of our industry to go through this rite of passage
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
HCM magazine
Mentra by SATS is a whole ecosystem, with the first physical product an interactive fitness mirror that costs around €1,300, with a digital fitness subscription charged on top
HCM magazine
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM magazine
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM magazine
Members are coming back faster than we’ve ever seen. Normally about 20% of the people we sign up are re-joining. Right now, it’s 30%
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox throws down the gauntlet in fitness software arena
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them needing six, eight or 10 pieces of expensive, disjointed and barely adequate software to operate their business is a thing of the past.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Tanita: Engaging insights
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Denmark news

Pure Gym has dropped plans for an IPO which it revealed in August, opting instead
Denmark has been identified as the cheapest country in the world to live a healthy
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from US$148bn (€126bn,£109bn) to US$275bn (€235bn,
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
Playing at empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams,
The new H.C. Andersen House, designed by Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has opened its doors
Precor UK
Precor UK
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Aire Ancient Baths has opened its first UK property in the heart of the country's
The number of health club members returning to gyms since lockdown has beaten all expectations,
PureGym saw its group-wide revenue decline by £177m during 2020, as it lost 37 per
Danish health club operator Repeat, launched in 2016 by serial fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev, has
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
PureGym expects lockdowns to last "until at least 31 March" – and that it will
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them
In the depths of the French countryside sits 48° North Landscape Hotel, a holistic ecotourism
Polish medical insurance outfit, Medicover, has rescued Polish operator, Fitness World, out of administration. The
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of PureGym, has confirmed to HCM that the company's operations in Poland
Investigations by HCM have revealed a correlation between countries with lower obesity rates and those
Svart, the world’s first energy-positive hotel, has appointed award-winning Danish designers Space Copenhagen to lead
In 2021, the Hotel Green Solution House (Hotel GSH), on the Danish island of Bornholm
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
The latest study into the infection rates recorded at gyms has shown that the average
Pure Gym's overseas clubs returned to pre-COVID-19 profit levels in the first month of trading
Older men who have played football regularly throughout their lives have cells up to 11
PureGym's operations in Europe have helped the business through the UK lockdown, according to CEO
Tanni Grey-Thompson, Chair of ukactive, Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym and ukactive board member
A project involving hand-crafted islands on the Danish capital Copenhagen's waterfront is set to create
Governments have begun easing their COVID-19 lockdown measures, resulting in the gradual reopening of health
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
Fitness tech firm Motosumo has launched a new service, allowing gym operators to deliver HIIT
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Three leading Nordic fitness chains have closed their clubs as a precautionary measure against the
Susanne Mørch Koch has been named Tivoli's new CEO following a recruitment process to find
Already the architect developing the Sundsholmerne ecovillage on the waterfront of the new Stigsborg district
BIG Ideas, the technology arm of renowned architecture firm Bjarke Ingles Group (BIG), has partnered
A team led by Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) is one of two left in the
Open Platform and JAJA Architects have won a competition to create a new multi-storey car-park
Henning Larsen Architects have been chosen to create an all-timber neighbourhood just outside the city
Matt Sykes, former experience manager at Australia’s Peninsula Hot Springs, has proposed a blueprint for
When Perkins and Will (PW) bought Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL) last year, it knew it
Following its acquisition by Perkins and Will (PW) early last year, Schmidt Hammer Lassen (SHL)
PureGym is set to become the second largest fitness operator in Europe, after revealing plans
Bjarke Ingels Group (BIG) and Mecanoo have been among the winners at the INSIDE World
Les Mills
Les Mills
1 - 40 of 395
HCM Magazine
Statistics
Operators are adding new services, with the top five being wellness, nutrition, massage therapy, physical therapy and meditation
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Fitness First Germany has upgraded its members’ gym floor training experience with the rollout of Funxtion’s Multiscreen Virtual Player
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray
HCM Magazine
New opening
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club
HCM magazine
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Most consumer-facing sectors have standards to reassure customers on matters of safety and quality. Now it’s the turn of our industry to go through this rite of passage
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
HCM magazine
Mentra by SATS is a whole ecosystem, with the first physical product an interactive fitness mirror that costs around €1,300, with a digital fitness subscription charged on top
HCM magazine
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM magazine
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM magazine
Members are coming back faster than we’ve ever seen. Normally about 20% of the people we sign up are re-joining. Right now, it’s 30%
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox throws down the gauntlet in fitness software arena
An increasing number of gym and studio owners are realising that the days of them needing six, eight or 10 pieces of expensive, disjointed and barely adequate software to operate their business is a thing of the past.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Tanita: Engaging insights
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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