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Fitness First news

Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership
Fitness First has launched a new free digital fitness hub, offering users a wide range
The city-state of Singapore will have an official fitness industry association from 2021. A group
Billionaire Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has acquired the fitness assets of DW Sports for £37m.
DW Sports is going into administration saying it's working to save its 73-strong gym portfolio.
Thousands of UK gyms could go out of business if they're forced to pay full
Les Mills
Les Mills
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Mike Lamb CEO, Asia of Jetts 24 Hour Fitness, which has clubs in south-east Asia,
Gyms and health clubs in Dubai, UAE, have begun reopening their doors today (27 May)
Comedian Rosie Jones found that just one of the three gyms she tried to train
Martin Long, CEO of DW Fitness First, has called on the government to speed up
Sports charity Dallaglio RugbyWorks has appointed Jason Worthy as its new CEO. Worthy, who until
Fitness First Middle East is to launch an entirely new budget chain for the region.
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the the most comprehensive gym and
Affordable fitness chain GymNation has revealed plans to open eight new sites across the United
Fitness First Middle East is preparing for major expansion across the region, after announcing plans
DW Fitness First has extended its partnership with corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass, to increase
Multi-brand wellness operator Evolution Wellness plans to launch new concepts and brands into the Asian
Health-tech brand hero has acquired Revitalise London – a preventative health and vitality specialist –
Physical Company has announced the appointment of Laura Game to the role of account manager
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
Evolution Wellness has developed a new low cost gym concept, which it hopes can tap
Xponential Fitness has revealed plans to take its portfolio of boutique fitness brands onto the
German fitness group LifeFit has revealed plans to convert five of its Fitness First sites
A health and wellbeing club which combines exercise and physical activity classes with mental and
DW Fitness First has teamed up with Hollywood film studio Twentieth Century Fox for its
DW Fitness First has launched its new Kit & Collect service, aimed at increasing secondary
Germany-based LifeFit Group has added regional operator Smile X to its growing portfolio of fitness
Interactive digital fitness company Funxtion, which supplies virtual instructor technology in the form of giant
Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel has secured a 9,000sq ft site at The Post Building –
SCL Education Group has appointed Brad Rushton as managing director of its SCL Education and
Franchise operator Anytime Fitness has revealed plans to enter the highly competitive German fitness market.
The on-demand fitness sector has a new player, following the launch of 1FitLife. The brainchild
Escape Fitness has appointed Lisa Starkey to the role of account manager for Boutique Solutions.
Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel is looking to expand its London portfolio – as well as
Paula Wells has been named director of YMCA Awards. Wells, who has spent more than
US-based manufacturing conglomerate Brunswick has named Jason Worthy, vice president of Life Fitness, as president
DW Fitness First is introducing a new water-based HIIT class in order to cater to
Developer Moda has signed a pioneering partnership with wellness company Hero, which will look to
Evolution Wellness Holdings has acquired integrated wellness lifestyle company Fivelements for an undisclosed sum. Bali-based
Gym chain DW Fitness First has revealed its strategic vision to become the UK’s largest
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has appointed Justin Smith, the former managing director of
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has announced the acquisition of fitness app specialist Netpulse
Precor UK
Precor UK
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HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
HCM Magazine
Statistics
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
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
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
HCM magazine
Everyone’s talking about
Climate change, like COVID-19, presents challenges that won’t go away and demands both our immediate attention and collective efforts. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
This has always been a creative, driven sector, but the pressures of the pandemic have inspired a new outpouring of creativity, leading to the emergence of new models, partnerships and concepts
HCM magazine
Supplier showcase
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
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
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
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM magazine
HCM People

Randy Hetrick

Founder of TRX and OutFit
I don’t want to compete with gyms, I want to complement them. We’re going to places where they’re not – parks, schools and cul-de-sacs
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
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
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
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
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
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 lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
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.
Video Gallery
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Sport Alliance GmbH
Les Mills
Company profiles
Company profile: Magicline GmbH
For more than 30 years, Magicline has been driving the digitalisation of the fitness industry ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
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

Fitness First news

Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership
Fitness First has launched a new free digital fitness hub, offering users a wide range
The city-state of Singapore will have an official fitness industry association from 2021. A group
Billionaire Mike Ashley's Frasers Group has acquired the fitness assets of DW Sports for £37m.
DW Sports is going into administration saying it's working to save its 73-strong gym portfolio.
Thousands of UK gyms could go out of business if they're forced to pay full
Les Mills
Les Mills
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Mike Lamb CEO, Asia of Jetts 24 Hour Fitness, which has clubs in south-east Asia,
Gyms and health clubs in Dubai, UAE, have begun reopening their doors today (27 May)
Comedian Rosie Jones found that just one of the three gyms she tried to train
Martin Long, CEO of DW Fitness First, has called on the government to speed up
Sports charity Dallaglio RugbyWorks has appointed Jason Worthy as its new CEO. Worthy, who until
Fitness First Middle East is to launch an entirely new budget chain for the region.
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the the most comprehensive gym and
Affordable fitness chain GymNation has revealed plans to open eight new sites across the United
Fitness First Middle East is preparing for major expansion across the region, after announcing plans
DW Fitness First has extended its partnership with corporate fitness sales specialist Gympass, to increase
Multi-brand wellness operator Evolution Wellness plans to launch new concepts and brands into the Asian
Health-tech brand hero has acquired Revitalise London – a preventative health and vitality specialist –
Physical Company has announced the appointment of Laura Game to the role of account manager
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
Evolution Wellness has developed a new low cost gym concept, which it hopes can tap
Xponential Fitness has revealed plans to take its portfolio of boutique fitness brands onto the
German fitness group LifeFit has revealed plans to convert five of its Fitness First sites
A health and wellbeing club which combines exercise and physical activity classes with mental and
DW Fitness First has teamed up with Hollywood film studio Twentieth Century Fox for its
DW Fitness First has launched its new Kit & Collect service, aimed at increasing secondary
Germany-based LifeFit Group has added regional operator Smile X to its growing portfolio of fitness
Interactive digital fitness company Funxtion, which supplies virtual instructor technology in the form of giant
Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel has secured a 9,000sq ft site at The Post Building –
SCL Education Group has appointed Brad Rushton as managing director of its SCL Education and
Franchise operator Anytime Fitness has revealed plans to enter the highly competitive German fitness market.
The on-demand fitness sector has a new player, following the launch of 1FitLife. The brainchild
Escape Fitness has appointed Lisa Starkey to the role of account manager for Boutique Solutions.
Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel is looking to expand its London portfolio – as well as
Paula Wells has been named director of YMCA Awards. Wells, who has spent more than
US-based manufacturing conglomerate Brunswick has named Jason Worthy, vice president of Life Fitness, as president
DW Fitness First is introducing a new water-based HIIT class in order to cater to
Developer Moda has signed a pioneering partnership with wellness company Hero, which will look to
Evolution Wellness Holdings has acquired integrated wellness lifestyle company Fivelements for an undisclosed sum. Bali-based
Gym chain DW Fitness First has revealed its strategic vision to become the UK’s largest
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has appointed Justin Smith, the former managing director of
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has announced the acquisition of fitness app specialist Netpulse
Precor UK
Precor UK
1 - 40 of 507
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
HCM Magazine
Statistics
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
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
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
HCM magazine
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
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
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM magazine
HCM People

Randy Hetrick

Founder of TRX and OutFit
I don’t want to compete with gyms, I want to complement them. We’re going to places where they’re not – parks, schools and cul-de-sacs
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
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
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
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
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
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 lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
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.
Video Gallery
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Sport Alliance GmbH
Les Mills
Company profiles
Company profile: Magicline GmbH
For more than 30 years, Magicline has been driving the digitalisation of the fitness industry ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
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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