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Thousands of UK gyms could go out of business if they're forced to pay full
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
SIBEC
SIBEC
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a
Fitness First Middle East is to launch an entirely new budget chain for the region.
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 –
EMD UK
EMD UK
• New training program Immunity Boost to strengthen the immune system • Mobile training slot
Physical Company has announced the appointment of Laura Game to the role of account manager
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
Focus Training
Focus Training
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
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
Zynk Design Consultants
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Features
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What should staff do if they come across people coughing or not obeying the rules? What if their job has changed? For example, do first aiders know the COVID-19 changes to CPR rules?
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Supplier showcase
Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Staff welfare
As staff and members prepare to return to the gym, Dr Dane Vishnubala gives advice to operators on gearing up to offer them mental health support
Features
Features
Statistics
88.9% of gym members are expected to return and group ex will be fastest to recover
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Consumer culture
Ken Hughes, expert in consumer culture and human behaviour spoke as part of the Technogym Talks series of webinars about how operators can navigate the new consumer landscape
People
HCM people

Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
People
HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
The level of tension in the business around continually pushing things on to another level again is energising, and sometimes exhausting. That tallies with me. I don’t like to sit back
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
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Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
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Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
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Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
01-02 Oct 2020
Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates

Fitness First news

Thousands of UK gyms could go out of business if they're forced to pay full
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
SIBEC
SIBEC
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a
Fitness First Middle East is to launch an entirely new budget chain for the region.
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 –
EMD UK
EMD UK
• New training program Immunity Boost to strengthen the immune system • Mobile training slot
Physical Company has announced the appointment of Laura Game to the role of account manager
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
Focus Training
Focus Training
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, today announced the immediate availability of its customer-branded live-streaming solution.
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
Zynk Design Consultants
Zynk Design Consultants
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Features
feature
What should staff do if they come across people coughing or not obeying the rules? What if their job has changed? For example, do first aiders know the COVID-19 changes to CPR rules?
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Supplier showcase
Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Staff welfare
As staff and members prepare to return to the gym, Dr Dane Vishnubala gives advice to operators on gearing up to offer them mental health support
Features
People
HCM people

Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
People
HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
The level of tension in the business around continually pushing things on to another level again is energising, and sometimes exhausting. That tallies with me. I don’t like to sit back
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
01-02 Oct 2020
Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
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