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FitBit news

Largo Technology Group (LTG) is launching a gamified fitness application called FitRacers in Q1 2020.
WellCare of Georgia has signed a partnership deal with Fitbit, which will see fitness trackers
Google has revealed plans to acquire wearable company Fitbit in a deal worth US$2.1bn (€1.88bn,
Wearable tech giant Fitbit is partnering with FibriCheck, a health screening and monitoring app, to
Wearable tech giant FitBit has launched a premium service which will utilise users' own data
The Singapore government is creating a "comprehensive digital health platform" based on the use of
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
The Global Wellness Institute has released its first report on wellness real estate and communities,
Wearable technology giant Fitbit has announced the global launch of its first smartwatch, as it
Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi has overtaken Apple to become the world’s largest wearables vendor, capturing
Total Fitness has boosted its customer offering by launching a free app for its members.
The latest report charting the wearables market has suggested that the sector is in “good
ukactive
ukactive
A new cross-training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a
Innovative solutions to the world’s physical inactivity crisis will be discussed and debated by fitness,
US-based video game publisher 2K Games is encouraging gamers to become more physically active by
Twelve sport and physical activity innovators have been chosen for the UK’s first ever ActiveLab
The main reason first-time buyers consider purchasing wearable technology is so they can track their
The wearable technology sector grew by 3.1 per cent year on year in the third
Huffington Post founder, Arianna Huffington, has launched a new media business focused on wellness. Called
EMD UK
EMD UK
HIIT specialist, Speedflex, is set to launch a new studio at Gateshead International Stadium in
Physical activity trackers are more likely to motivate people to get physically active if their
The first 12 physical activity disruptors to benefit from the ActiveLab startup mentoring scheme have
The newest product in the Fitbit family of trackers is being marketed as being fit
The US city of Chicago is installing “fitness trackers” on lamp posts and to the
Wearable tech firm Fitbit has launched its latest fitness wristbands – Charge 2 and Flex
Fitbit reported sales of US$505m for the first quarter of 2016 – a 50 per
Tottenham and England star striker Harry Kane is to head up a new summer physical
Focus Training
Focus Training
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Features
Myzone
Steve Mellor, owner of AMP Athletic, has installed Myzone to drive his business. We find out how it’s enabling him to deliver great service to his members
Features
feature
Class Boutique Fitness has collaborated with Physical Company to create a boutique studio offering that’s as inclusive as it is effective
Features
feature
Abbeycroft Leisure - Inspiring better health and wellbeing for Suffolk communities
Features
feature
HCM talks to Fraser Smith about founding his studio and why he picked miha bodytec as his supplier and EMS training for his USP
Features
Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
Features
feature
Third Space sold its boutique brand, Another Space, and launched its sixth full-service club in the space of a few weeks, signalling its intention to consoldidate its position at the top end of the market
Features
feature
Technogym is helping Odyssey Health Club launch new gym floor formats that enhance the member experience
Features
Features
Aqua Health
Water-based health and rehab classes have been shown to be a popular and effective way to get inactive people and those with health issues into beneficial physical activity. We find out more from the people and groups leading the way...
Features
Trends
Paul Bedford eases us into the new year with a look at how to tackle the competition
Features
Running
How many of your members pound the treadmill with poor technique, risking injury and hating every leaden-legged second of it? It doesn’t have to be this way according to Danny Dreyer, founder of ChiRunning, who says he can turn anyone into a runner. Kath Hudson discovers how
People
HCM people

Duncan Jefford

Regional Director, Everyone Active
People don’t want to just come in and run on a treadmill or sit on a bike, they want an experience
People
All the research shows, if people aren’t exercising, it isn’t because of a lack of facilities. It’s because of the softer stuff: What do I wear? Who do I go with, because I don’t know anyone there? What do I need to take with me?
People
HCM people

Amanda Daley

Professor of behavioural medicine, Loughborough University
PACE labelling would be a simple, user-friendly way of informing people, at a glance, of the amount of physical activity required for the food they are considering eating
People
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM people

Stephen Aucott & Matt Brown

Odyssey Health Club and Spa
We’d like to think we’re offering something unique that will encourage members to grow their own vegetables and reconnect to their relationship with food
People
One day, as our estate continues to grow, it might even be that we create an Evolution Wellness membership and app – a way of aggregating across the total portfolio, allowing people to consume any of our brands by using credits from their digital membership
People
HCM people

Groupe Arkose

Groupe Arkose: co-founders
Bouldering is more than a trend: it’s fun and healthy, strongly aspirational, easily accessible, highly motivating and promotes social interaction
People
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex enters new partnership with Gateshead Council
HIIT specialist, Speedflex, is set to launch a new studio at Gateshead International Stadium in partnership with Gateshead Council.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
Video Gallery
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Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
Miha Bodytec GmbH: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Mar 2020
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-29 Mar 2020
TeatroGoya Multiespacio, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

FitBit news

Largo Technology Group (LTG) is launching a gamified fitness application called FitRacers in Q1 2020.
WellCare of Georgia has signed a partnership deal with Fitbit, which will see fitness trackers
Google has revealed plans to acquire wearable company Fitbit in a deal worth US$2.1bn (€1.88bn,
Wearable tech giant Fitbit is partnering with FibriCheck, a health screening and monitoring app, to
Wearable tech giant FitBit has launched a premium service which will utilise users' own data
The Singapore government is creating a "comprehensive digital health platform" based on the use of
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
The Global Wellness Institute has released its first report on wellness real estate and communities,
Wearable technology giant Fitbit has announced the global launch of its first smartwatch, as it
Chinese electronics maker Xiaomi has overtaken Apple to become the world’s largest wearables vendor, capturing
Total Fitness has boosted its customer offering by launching a free app for its members.
The latest report charting the wearables market has suggested that the sector is in “good
ukactive
ukactive
A new cross-training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a
Innovative solutions to the world’s physical inactivity crisis will be discussed and debated by fitness,
US-based video game publisher 2K Games is encouraging gamers to become more physically active by
Twelve sport and physical activity innovators have been chosen for the UK’s first ever ActiveLab
The main reason first-time buyers consider purchasing wearable technology is so they can track their
The wearable technology sector grew by 3.1 per cent year on year in the third
Huffington Post founder, Arianna Huffington, has launched a new media business focused on wellness. Called
EMD UK
EMD UK
HIIT specialist, Speedflex, is set to launch a new studio at Gateshead International Stadium in
Physical activity trackers are more likely to motivate people to get physically active if their
The first 12 physical activity disruptors to benefit from the ActiveLab startup mentoring scheme have
The newest product in the Fitbit family of trackers is being marketed as being fit
The US city of Chicago is installing “fitness trackers” on lamp posts and to the
Wearable tech firm Fitbit has launched its latest fitness wristbands – Charge 2 and Flex
Fitbit reported sales of US$505m for the first quarter of 2016 – a 50 per
Tottenham and England star striker Harry Kane is to head up a new summer physical
Focus Training
Focus Training
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Features
Myzone
Steve Mellor, owner of AMP Athletic, has installed Myzone to drive his business. We find out how it’s enabling him to deliver great service to his members
Features
feature
Class Boutique Fitness has collaborated with Physical Company to create a boutique studio offering that’s as inclusive as it is effective
Features
feature
Abbeycroft Leisure - Inspiring better health and wellbeing for Suffolk communities
Features
feature
HCM talks to Fraser Smith about founding his studio and why he picked miha bodytec as his supplier and EMS training for his USP
Features
Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
Features
feature
Third Space sold its boutique brand, Another Space, and launched its sixth full-service club in the space of a few weeks, signalling its intention to consoldidate its position at the top end of the market
Features
feature
Technogym is helping Odyssey Health Club launch new gym floor formats that enhance the member experience
Features
People
HCM people

Duncan Jefford

Regional Director, Everyone Active
People don’t want to just come in and run on a treadmill or sit on a bike, they want an experience
People
All the research shows, if people aren’t exercising, it isn’t because of a lack of facilities. It’s because of the softer stuff: What do I wear? Who do I go with, because I don’t know anyone there? What do I need to take with me?
People
HCM people

Amanda Daley

Professor of behavioural medicine, Loughborough University
PACE labelling would be a simple, user-friendly way of informing people, at a glance, of the amount of physical activity required for the food they are considering eating
People
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM people

Stephen Aucott & Matt Brown

Odyssey Health Club and Spa
We’d like to think we’re offering something unique that will encourage members to grow their own vegetables and reconnect to their relationship with food
People
One day, as our estate continues to grow, it might even be that we create an Evolution Wellness membership and app – a way of aggregating across the total portfolio, allowing people to consume any of our brands by using credits from their digital membership
People
HCM people

Groupe Arkose

Groupe Arkose: co-founders
Bouldering is more than a trend: it’s fun and healthy, strongly aspirational, easily accessible, highly motivating and promotes social interaction
People
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex enters new partnership with Gateshead Council
HIIT specialist, Speedflex, is set to launch a new studio at Gateshead International Stadium in partnership with Gateshead Council.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
Miha Bodytec GmbH: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Mar 2020
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-29 Mar 2020
TeatroGoya Multiespacio, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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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