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IPO news

F45 Training will begin offering its functional fitness classes on board cruise ships, after securing
New research by Barclays Corporate Banking reveals that the leisure, fitness, spa and hospitality industries
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
F45's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has revealed a strong appetite from
Global boutique fitness giant, Xponential Fitness, has refused to comment on rumours it's considering an
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has appointed Rick Stollmeyer, wellness entrepreneur, co-founder of Mindbody and
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
Fitness Time, the largest network of sport and fitness clubs in Saudi Arabia, is embarking
Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley has admitted that he is baffled as to why
Shares in Peloton have fallen 14 per cent below their initial value since the company
Fitness tech group eGym has appointed Sir George Buckley as its new chair. Sir George's
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is understood to be planning an initial public offering for
Leejam Sports Company, which owns and operates Fitness Time, the largest network of sports and
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, will step down from his role as CEO
Budget club operator énergie Fitness is looking for a new financial partner after appointing Clearwater
Listed tenpin operator, Ten Entertainment, has announced its full-year trading update for 2017, showing like
Neil King, the managing director of 1Life Management Solutions, is set to join énergie Fitness
Fitness brand énergie Group could float on the stock market or sell shares to a
Bidders have reportedly tabled offers for the UK’s biggest health and fitness group Pure Gym
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive
A North Shields waterpark which underwent a major redevelopment in 2014 has new owners following
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
Pure Gym's planned initial public offering (IPO) that was abandoned last year cost the group
The Bannatyne Group increased its pre-tax profit by 51 per cent to £11.6m (US$14.6m, €13.4m),
The Gym Group turned around losses of £12.7m (US$15.4m, €14.5m) for 2015 to post a
The Gym Group will attempt to boost and diversify its income throughout 2017 by exploring
Fitness equipment giant Technogym has recorded double digit sales growth during Q3, driven largely by
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym, has confirmed this morning to Health Club Management that
Reports breaking overnight suggest Pure Gym's planned IPO will not now go ahead. According to
PortaVentura has unveiled the latest development in construction of Europe’s first Ferrari Land theme park,
Pure Gym will plough some of the money it raises from selling its shares into
Budget health club operator Pure Gym has announced plans to float on the London Stock
The fate of Fitness First looks likely to be settled within weeks. Industry sources indicate
Bannatyne Group has completed a £500,000 redevelopment of its club in Rotherham, Yorkshire. Improvements include
PortAventura has revealed the official opening date for its Ferrari Land attraction, with the theme
The economic fallout from Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union isn’t causing any
The Bannatyne Group has ditched plans for a partial IPO and is now reassessing its
Pure Gym is to put its planned IPO on ice amid the ongoing market turbulence
The potential takeover of Fitness First UK by Dave Whelan’s DW Sports would mark the
Basic-Fit enjoyed a bumpy start to life on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange today (10 June)
Europe’s largest budget health club chain Basic-Fit has announced it is planning to float on
A year on from breaking ground on Europe’s first Ferrari theme park, Portaventura has offered
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
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HCM Magazine
Insight
Which messaging is most effective at inspiring people to get active and why? Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada set out to find out, as Tom Walker reports
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
HCM Magazine
New opening
Armah Sports has revealed the first B_fit health club – a smart club concept that’s gearing up for the Metaverse with AI, VR, Amazon Alexa and the Internet of Things, as Tom Walker reports
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
Interview
Urban Gym Group sees health, fitness and wellness converging and is ready to seize these opportunities. Its co-CEOs tell to Kate Cracknell, ‘if we can’t build it, we’ll buy it’
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Debate
Can partnerships and affiliations with less obvious companies, such as fast food brands, help the industry tap into a new demographic, or is the potential for them to compromise our reputation too big a risk to take? asks Abi Harris
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Statistics
While nearly 20% of clubs closed for good in the US, the number in Germany decreased by only 1.4%
HCM magazine
Policy
As the UK government’s social prescribing initiative gains momentum, Kenny Butler calls on the sector to step up and get involved
HCM magazine
Mental health
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting people in nurturing their mental health, as Victor Brick explains
HCM magazine
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alan Leach

Chair of IHRSA and CEO, West Wood Clubs
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM magazine
A US study investigating consumer attitudes to gyms, health clubs and studios reveals a new focus on wellness, as well as opportunities for operators to grow their businesses
HCM magazine
With their dark vibe, pumping music and kit that needs adjusting, indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Steph Eaves asks suppliers for their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio – and keep them coming back
HCM magazine
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
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
HCM magazine
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
NICE has done a U-turn on its controversial guidelines for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, saying that physical activity or therapy should not now be routinely prescribed for patients
HCM magazine
Opinion
promotion
FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INTEGRATE INNOVATE INVIGORATE with Power Plate
Moving into a new era of health and wellness, Power Plate has extended their popular Black edition range to enable health clubs and fitness studios to integrate vibration training seamlessly into their facilities.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Greenvale Leisure Centre reveals brand new gym equipped with Core Health & Fitness products
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym completely transformed with Core Health & Fitness products.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: Hutchison Technologies Ltd.
Hutchison Technologies helps the UK’s leading gyms, health clubs and leisure trusts create memorable experiences ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
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

IPO news

F45 Training will begin offering its functional fitness classes on board cruise ships, after securing
New research by Barclays Corporate Banking reveals that the leisure, fitness, spa and hospitality industries
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
F45's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has revealed a strong appetite from
Global boutique fitness giant, Xponential Fitness, has refused to comment on rumours it's considering an
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has appointed Rick Stollmeyer, wellness entrepreneur, co-founder of Mindbody and
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
Fitness Time, the largest network of sport and fitness clubs in Saudi Arabia, is embarking
Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley has admitted that he is baffled as to why
Shares in Peloton have fallen 14 per cent below their initial value since the company
Fitness tech group eGym has appointed Sir George Buckley as its new chair. Sir George's
Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group is understood to be planning an initial public offering for
Leejam Sports Company, which owns and operates Fitness Time, the largest network of sports and
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, will step down from his role as CEO
Budget club operator énergie Fitness is looking for a new financial partner after appointing Clearwater
Listed tenpin operator, Ten Entertainment, has announced its full-year trading update for 2017, showing like
Neil King, the managing director of 1Life Management Solutions, is set to join énergie Fitness
Fitness brand énergie Group could float on the stock market or sell shares to a
Bidders have reportedly tabled offers for the UK’s biggest health and fitness group Pure Gym
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive
A North Shields waterpark which underwent a major redevelopment in 2014 has new owners following
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
Pure Gym's planned initial public offering (IPO) that was abandoned last year cost the group
The Bannatyne Group increased its pre-tax profit by 51 per cent to £11.6m (US$14.6m, €13.4m),
The Gym Group turned around losses of £12.7m (US$15.4m, €14.5m) for 2015 to post a
The Gym Group will attempt to boost and diversify its income throughout 2017 by exploring
Fitness equipment giant Technogym has recorded double digit sales growth during Q3, driven largely by
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym, has confirmed this morning to Health Club Management that
Reports breaking overnight suggest Pure Gym's planned IPO will not now go ahead. According to
PortaVentura has unveiled the latest development in construction of Europe’s first Ferrari Land theme park,
Pure Gym will plough some of the money it raises from selling its shares into
Budget health club operator Pure Gym has announced plans to float on the London Stock
The fate of Fitness First looks likely to be settled within weeks. Industry sources indicate
Bannatyne Group has completed a £500,000 redevelopment of its club in Rotherham, Yorkshire. Improvements include
PortAventura has revealed the official opening date for its Ferrari Land attraction, with the theme
The economic fallout from Britain’s historic vote to leave the European Union isn’t causing any
The Bannatyne Group has ditched plans for a partial IPO and is now reassessing its
Pure Gym is to put its planned IPO on ice amid the ongoing market turbulence
The potential takeover of Fitness First UK by Dave Whelan’s DW Sports would mark the
Basic-Fit enjoyed a bumpy start to life on the Amsterdam Stock Exchange today (10 June)
Europe’s largest budget health club chain Basic-Fit has announced it is planning to float on
A year on from breaking ground on Europe’s first Ferrari theme park, Portaventura has offered
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
1 - 40 of 83
HCM Magazine
Insight
Which messaging is most effective at inspiring people to get active and why? Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada set out to find out, as Tom Walker reports
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
HCM Magazine
New opening
Armah Sports has revealed the first B_fit health club – a smart club concept that’s gearing up for the Metaverse with AI, VR, Amazon Alexa and the Internet of Things, as Tom Walker reports
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
Interview
Urban Gym Group sees health, fitness and wellness converging and is ready to seize these opportunities. Its co-CEOs tell to Kate Cracknell, ‘if we can’t build it, we’ll buy it’
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Debate
Can partnerships and affiliations with less obvious companies, such as fast food brands, help the industry tap into a new demographic, or is the potential for them to compromise our reputation too big a risk to take? asks Abi Harris
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alan Leach

Chair of IHRSA and CEO, West Wood Clubs
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM magazine
A US study investigating consumer attitudes to gyms, health clubs and studios reveals a new focus on wellness, as well as opportunities for operators to grow their businesses
HCM magazine
With their dark vibe, pumping music and kit that needs adjusting, indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Steph Eaves asks suppliers for their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio – and keep them coming back
HCM magazine
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
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
HCM magazine
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
NICE has done a U-turn on its controversial guidelines for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, saying that physical activity or therapy should not now be routinely prescribed for patients
HCM magazine
Opinion
promotion
FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INTEGRATE INNOVATE INVIGORATE with Power Plate
Moving into a new era of health and wellness, Power Plate has extended their popular Black edition range to enable health clubs and fitness studios to integrate vibration training seamlessly into their facilities.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Greenvale Leisure Centre reveals brand new gym equipped with Core Health & Fitness products
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym completely transformed with Core Health & Fitness products.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: Hutchison Technologies Ltd.
Hutchison Technologies helps the UK’s leading gyms, health clubs and leisure trusts create memorable experiences ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
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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