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IHRSA news

John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
US lobbying organisation for the health and fitness sector, IHRSA, has announced a name change
Technogym is launching Checkup, an assessment station which uses AI to personalise training programmes in
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
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Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
The damaging effect of the energy crisis due to government inaction and the impact on
In his first speech as chair at UK Active, Mike Farrar said the physical activity
Luxury fitness chain Equinox has hit the headlines with a new year membership campaign that
Rebecca Passmore was promoted to MD of Pure Gym in September 2020 – the same
A list of 250 of the UK’s most popular gyms on Instagram has crowned Psycle
Xponential Fitness has signed a Master Franchise Agreement with Kuwaiti real estate company Aqarat for
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has
Safe Sweat, a new hybrid club concept offering members a private workout experience inside a
WellnessLiving – a cloud-based business management software provider and payments platform for fitness operators –
This year’s World Wellness Weekend (WWW) will be the largest to date, reaching over 140
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
Total Fitness says its membership numbers are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. With fifteen clubs in
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
A new report – Optimising personalisation using fitness personas – which defines four key gym-goer
More than one in five (27 per cent) Americans belonged to a health club or
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
Core Health & Fitness, a portfolio company of US-based private equity firm Gainline Capital Partners
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has announced Andrea Bell is to serve as
The ​​Inaugural IHRSA SMART Summit has kicked off in Munich, Germany, with a focus on
The global health and fitness industry is returning to a busy programme of live trade
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has revealed the makeup of its inaugural nine-member
The 40th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show (IHRSA 2021) begins today in Dallas,
A group of leading health and fitness companies in Romania have joined forces to launch
The Global Health and Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has commissioned Deloitte to produce a major new
Nearly half (49 per cent) of health club members in the US who've cancelled their
The US fitness industry lost around 58 per cent of its revenues during 2020, due
Speaking exclusive to HCM, Ralph Scholz and Nathalie Smeeman have confirmed that B2B trade show
IHRSA has appointed Elizabeth Clark as its new president and CEO. Clark joins the industry
The US fitness industry is mobilising to support the Gym Mitigation and Survival (GYMs) Act,
Irish health club chain West Wood Club is launching a new outdoor exercise concept at
IHRSA has signed a partnership deal with MedFit, a professional membership organisation for fitness and
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has moved its Annual International Convention &
IHRSA and Fitness Brasil say they have signed a partnership agreement that will see the
A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in
HCM is investigating news that a small gym in Hong Kong has become one of
12,300
HCM promotional features
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Recent work includes a gym refurb for a number of Everyone Active sites and a full range of merchandise for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
HCM People
Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
Nobody had ever done the sort of moves my mother did to work the small muscles
HCM magazine
Interview
Franchise business Orangetheory Fitness is merging with Self Esteem Brands and is on a long-term path to 10,000 units globally, its CEO and co-founder tells Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Opinion
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Debate
Although there’s much talk about working with health services, research from SLC suggests there’s much work to do before the sector is ready for the challenge. Kath Hudson asks the experts to identify barriers and solutions
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Property experts say it’s a golden moment for health and fitness operators to secure leases, as the sector has come through the pandemic with its reputation largely intact and clubs are seen as desirable anchor tenants. Kath Hudson finds out why landlords want to talk
HCM magazine
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
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
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Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
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We help a wide range of public sector leisure operators (including Leisure Trusts, Leisure Management ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
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

IHRSA news

John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
US lobbying organisation for the health and fitness sector, IHRSA, has announced a name change
Technogym is launching Checkup, an assessment station which uses AI to personalise training programmes in
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
The damaging effect of the energy crisis due to government inaction and the impact on
In his first speech as chair at UK Active, Mike Farrar said the physical activity
Luxury fitness chain Equinox has hit the headlines with a new year membership campaign that
Rebecca Passmore was promoted to MD of Pure Gym in September 2020 – the same
A list of 250 of the UK’s most popular gyms on Instagram has crowned Psycle
Xponential Fitness has signed a Master Franchise Agreement with Kuwaiti real estate company Aqarat for
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has
Safe Sweat, a new hybrid club concept offering members a private workout experience inside a
WellnessLiving – a cloud-based business management software provider and payments platform for fitness operators –
This year’s World Wellness Weekend (WWW) will be the largest to date, reaching over 140
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
Total Fitness says its membership numbers are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. With fifteen clubs in
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
A new report – Optimising personalisation using fitness personas – which defines four key gym-goer
More than one in five (27 per cent) Americans belonged to a health club or
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
Core Health & Fitness, a portfolio company of US-based private equity firm Gainline Capital Partners
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has announced Andrea Bell is to serve as
The ​​Inaugural IHRSA SMART Summit has kicked off in Munich, Germany, with a focus on
The global health and fitness industry is returning to a busy programme of live trade
The Global Health & Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has revealed the makeup of its inaugural nine-member
The 40th Annual IHRSA International Convention & Trade Show (IHRSA 2021) begins today in Dallas,
A group of leading health and fitness companies in Romania have joined forces to launch
The Global Health and Fitness Alliance (GHFA) has commissioned Deloitte to produce a major new
Nearly half (49 per cent) of health club members in the US who've cancelled their
The US fitness industry lost around 58 per cent of its revenues during 2020, due
Speaking exclusive to HCM, Ralph Scholz and Nathalie Smeeman have confirmed that B2B trade show
IHRSA has appointed Elizabeth Clark as its new president and CEO. Clark joins the industry
The US fitness industry is mobilising to support the Gym Mitigation and Survival (GYMs) Act,
Irish health club chain West Wood Club is launching a new outdoor exercise concept at
IHRSA has signed a partnership deal with MedFit, a professional membership organisation for fitness and
The International Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association (IHRSA) has moved its Annual International Convention &
IHRSA and Fitness Brasil say they have signed a partnership agreement that will see the
A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in
HCM is investigating news that a small gym in Hong Kong has become one of
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Recent work includes a gym refurb for a number of Everyone Active sites and a full range of merchandise for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend by Xplor
We help a wide range of public sector leisure operators (including Leisure Trusts, Leisure Management ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
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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