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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Exercising news

Sport England’s This Girl Can team has launched a new campaign, Let’s Get Out There,
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Short-term incentives to exercise, such as using daily reminders, rewards or games, can lead to
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
Speaking exclusively in the current issue of HCM magazine, Third Space CEO, Colin Waggett, says
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
Panatta’s Three Angles Bicep Machine is designed for training the main elbow flexor muscles; the
The world’s first certification for fitness professionals to support mental wellbeing will be launched early
Life Time is launching into the medical wellness market with a longevity and performance concept
A survey of UK adults by market research outfit Savanta has identified the nation’s dream
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first-ever report on the "devastating global impact"
Orangetheory Fitness is tapping into the strength training trend with Strength 50, a new 50-minute
The best heart rate for burning fat differs hugely between individuals and often does not
Gen Z will have a bigger impact on the global fitness market than any generation
To fully benefit from exercise, timing sessions to optimally match the body’s circadian rhythms is
We are TYTAX®. For more than 30 years, we’ve been based designing, manufacturing and selling
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Saturday 10 June 2023 will mark the 12th anniversary of Global Wellness Day (GWD) –
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Residents of Wolverhampton, UK can earn gym discounts and food vouchers for exercising and eating
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Politicians in the UK are taking part in a physical activity challenge hosted by UK
FS8, the fitness concept combining Pilates, toning exercises and yoga from functional training franchiser F45,
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by 10 per cent during the first six
Mindbody and Class Pass have released their 2022 Mid-Year Wellness Trends Report which reveals their
At UK Active’s Active Uprising event yesterday (30 June) in Birmingham, Hattie Jones, the head
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Members of the United States Congress and Washington DC staff are competing against each other
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has opened a new club in Cricklewood Lane, London. The launch
Exercise scientists at the Les Mills Research Lab have identified the trait of automaticity –
More than a third of consumers are working out more than before the pandemic, but
All adults can prevent declines in episodic memory with regular exercise. Researchers led by psychologists
Les Mills has created a VR version of its Bodycombat workout and made it available
After winning a competitive tender process in 2019, Pulse Fitness was appointed by Telford &
David Lloyd Clubs has launched a new family-focused programme in response to the trend of
A new guide has been published to give health clubs, gyms and leisure centres in
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre has recently undergone a significant transformation thanks to recent investment
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in
12,300
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Now mental health is the number one reason for people to join a health club, do fitness professionals need a grounding in counselling to offer a more holistic service? Kath Hudson asks the experts
HCM magazine
Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
Insight
As more people join clubs to support their mental health, fitness professionals need to be empowered to take a holistic approach. Kath Hudson shares useful tools discussed at the ACE summit on mental health
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
Research
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
Letters
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
Recovery
As health club operators move to incorporate recovery into their offerings to meet growing consumer demand, Steph Eaves takes a look at what cryotherapy and ice bathing can add to the equation
HCM magazine
News report
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
When a hefty round of investment coincided with the pandemic, the CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs feared the company – founded by his grandfather – would go down on his watch. He talks to Kath Hudson about the pressure to keep the business afloat
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jen Holland

CEO: Edinburgh Leisure
Edinburgh Council will have a £143m budget shortfall by 2028/29 and so must find ways to become more efficient
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Introducing the Schwinn Z Bike: where innovation meets performance
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. Now, we proudly present the Schwinn Z Bike, the culmination of our legacy of excellence.
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
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
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

Exercising news

Sport England’s This Girl Can team has launched a new campaign, Let’s Get Out There,
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Short-term incentives to exercise, such as using daily reminders, rewards or games, can lead to
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
Speaking exclusively in the current issue of HCM magazine, Third Space CEO, Colin Waggett, says
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
Panatta’s Three Angles Bicep Machine is designed for training the main elbow flexor muscles; the
The world’s first certification for fitness professionals to support mental wellbeing will be launched early
Life Time is launching into the medical wellness market with a longevity and performance concept
A survey of UK adults by market research outfit Savanta has identified the nation’s dream
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The World Health Organization (WHO) has published its first-ever report on the "devastating global impact"
Orangetheory Fitness is tapping into the strength training trend with Strength 50, a new 50-minute
The best heart rate for burning fat differs hugely between individuals and often does not
Gen Z will have a bigger impact on the global fitness market than any generation
To fully benefit from exercise, timing sessions to optimally match the body’s circadian rhythms is
We are TYTAX®. For more than 30 years, we’ve been based designing, manufacturing and selling
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Saturday 10 June 2023 will mark the 12th anniversary of Global Wellness Day (GWD) –
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Residents of Wolverhampton, UK can earn gym discounts and food vouchers for exercising and eating
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Politicians in the UK are taking part in a physical activity challenge hosted by UK
FS8, the fitness concept combining Pilates, toning exercises and yoga from functional training franchiser F45,
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by 10 per cent during the first six
Mindbody and Class Pass have released their 2022 Mid-Year Wellness Trends Report which reveals their
At UK Active’s Active Uprising event yesterday (30 June) in Birmingham, Hattie Jones, the head
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Members of the United States Congress and Washington DC staff are competing against each other
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has opened a new club in Cricklewood Lane, London. The launch
Exercise scientists at the Les Mills Research Lab have identified the trait of automaticity –
More than a third of consumers are working out more than before the pandemic, but
All adults can prevent declines in episodic memory with regular exercise. Researchers led by psychologists
Les Mills has created a VR version of its Bodycombat workout and made it available
After winning a competitive tender process in 2019, Pulse Fitness was appointed by Telford &
David Lloyd Clubs has launched a new family-focused programme in response to the trend of
A new guide has been published to give health clubs, gyms and leisure centres in
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre has recently undergone a significant transformation thanks to recent investment
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in
1 - 40 of 12,300
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
HCM magazine
When a hefty round of investment coincided with the pandemic, the CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs feared the company – founded by his grandfather – would go down on his watch. He talks to Kath Hudson about the pressure to keep the business afloat
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jen Holland

CEO: Edinburgh Leisure
Edinburgh Council will have a £143m budget shortfall by 2028/29 and so must find ways to become more efficient
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Introducing the Schwinn Z Bike: where innovation meets performance
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. Now, we proudly present the Schwinn Z Bike, the culmination of our legacy of excellence.
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
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
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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