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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

In Shape news

A survey of UK adults by market research outfit Savanta has identified the nation’s dream
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
Les Mills has launched a new low-impact, strength-based workout programme inspired by Pilates, barre and
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
LifeFit Group has added regional club operator, In Shape, to its growing portfolio of brands.
A bookstore in Wuhan, China, has reopened after a two-year design and renovation project by
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Researchers at the University of Brighton in the UK have been experimenting with 3D printing
The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its
Swedish lighting company Wästberg has expanded its Holocene collection, with a new addition, Holocene No.
Carlo Ratti Associatti has developed an intelligent robot capable of writing and drawing on vertical
The growing bridal fitness trend is seeing operators and personal training providers adding bespoke, pre-wedding
UFC Gym has revealed plans to open 100 fitness clubs across the UK and Ireland
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Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
The winners of The Structural Awards 2017 have been announced, with multiple leisure projects celebrated
Specialist swim and underwear company Anita Active will release an innovative new sports bra. The
With the popularity of the paleo diet showing no signs of waning, and everyone from
The first images and renderings have been released of the completed interiors and final exteriors
Darryn Lyons, the controversial former paparazzo who was elected mayor of Australian city Geelong in
Upmarket hotel operator Swissotel is aiming to meet the growing demand for wellness travel by
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
California Science Center has debuted a new immersive visitor experience, enabling guests to see life
When a large part of your job consists of energetic stage performances and fleeing screaming
Harnessing the power of group exercise in an effective fashion will be key to capitalising
Health experts are calling for greater wellbeing services to be made available for would-be mothers,
Low cost gym chain Xercise4Less is aiming to help new and expectant mums to stay
A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body
With the busy January period already in full flow, gyms and PTs alike are working
The Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham, UK, has unveiled artists impressions of spa facilities that
One of the South West’s largest independent health clubs has teamed up with a local
‘Night owls’ – people who go to bed and wake up later – are likely
New exercise advice is needed to protect children from developing heart and circulation problems in
Pro Natal Wellness centre designed to promote a healthy and happy pregnancy, will launch in
The US National Gallery of Art will construct two new art wings and an outdoor
Clubs can now sign up for the third annual Members’ Choice Health Club Awards in
As part of the recent National Breastfeeding Awareness Week, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust worked
Just launched for summer 2012, the Kerstin Florian Essentials Sun Care Collection features a Sun
For anyone who gets engaged this Valentine's Day, Brandon Leisure Centre can now provide an
For years now, antoniolupi has been experimenting with materials of different types and origin. At
People using dieting to lose weight should add regular exercise to their programmes if they
Over 600 young people competed for the 'Well London World Cup' - one of London's
Workers in the business district of Ljubljana, Slovenia, will once again have a convenient way
A newly-extended fitness suite has opened at a leisure centre in Ripon, North Yorkshire, following
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
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
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Now mental health is the number one reason for people to join a health club, do fitness professionals need a grounding in counselling to offer a more holistic service? Kath Hudson asks the experts
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jen Holland

CEO: Edinburgh Leisure
Edinburgh Council will have a £143m budget shortfall by 2028/29 and so must find ways to become more efficient
HCM magazine
Interview
Go Fit is spreading its wings, with a five-year plan for growth and new projects already under construction in Italy. Its new CEO speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
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
News report
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
Research
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
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
HCM People

Belinda Steward

MD of leisure, health and wellbeing, Places Leisure Places Leisure
We need to make it automatic that when people go to their doctor, they’re offered exercise rather than medication where appropriate
HCM magazine
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
HCM magazine
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
The European fitness sector is beating pre-pandemic numbers according to the 11th annual European Health & Fitness Market Report 2024 from Deloitte and EuropeActive, as Karsten Hollasch reports
HCM magazine
When a hefty round of investment coincided with the pandemic, the CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs feared the company – founded by his grandfather – would go down on his watch. He talks to Kath Hudson about the pressure to keep the business afloat
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Company profiles
Company profile: active insight
Active Insight was formed in 1999 in an attempt to deliver cost effective research solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: CET Ltd
The focus for two decades was low temperature saltwater hydrotherapy, in particular the CryoSpa Sport ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
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

In Shape news

A survey of UK adults by market research outfit Savanta has identified the nation’s dream
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
Les Mills has launched a new low-impact, strength-based workout programme inspired by Pilates, barre and
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
LifeFit Group has added regional club operator, In Shape, to its growing portfolio of brands.
A bookstore in Wuhan, China, has reopened after a two-year design and renovation project by
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Researchers at the University of Brighton in the UK have been experimenting with 3D printing
The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its
Swedish lighting company Wästberg has expanded its Holocene collection, with a new addition, Holocene No.
Carlo Ratti Associatti has developed an intelligent robot capable of writing and drawing on vertical
The growing bridal fitness trend is seeing operators and personal training providers adding bespoke, pre-wedding
UFC Gym has revealed plans to open 100 fitness clubs across the UK and Ireland
Elevate
Elevate
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
The winners of The Structural Awards 2017 have been announced, with multiple leisure projects celebrated
Specialist swim and underwear company Anita Active will release an innovative new sports bra. The
With the popularity of the paleo diet showing no signs of waning, and everyone from
The first images and renderings have been released of the completed interiors and final exteriors
Darryn Lyons, the controversial former paparazzo who was elected mayor of Australian city Geelong in
Upmarket hotel operator Swissotel is aiming to meet the growing demand for wellness travel by
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
California Science Center has debuted a new immersive visitor experience, enabling guests to see life
When a large part of your job consists of energetic stage performances and fleeing screaming
Harnessing the power of group exercise in an effective fashion will be key to capitalising
Health experts are calling for greater wellbeing services to be made available for would-be mothers,
Low cost gym chain Xercise4Less is aiming to help new and expectant mums to stay
A newly-launched fitness app aims to help busy mums stay in shape and restore body
With the busy January period already in full flow, gyms and PTs alike are working
The Ramside Hall Hotel in Durham, UK, has unveiled artists impressions of spa facilities that
One of the South West’s largest independent health clubs has teamed up with a local
‘Night owls’ – people who go to bed and wake up later – are likely
New exercise advice is needed to protect children from developing heart and circulation problems in
Pro Natal Wellness centre designed to promote a healthy and happy pregnancy, will launch in
The US National Gallery of Art will construct two new art wings and an outdoor
Clubs can now sign up for the third annual Members’ Choice Health Club Awards in
As part of the recent National Breastfeeding Awareness Week, Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust worked
Just launched for summer 2012, the Kerstin Florian Essentials Sun Care Collection features a Sun
For anyone who gets engaged this Valentine's Day, Brandon Leisure Centre can now provide an
For years now, antoniolupi has been experimenting with materials of different types and origin. At
People using dieting to lose weight should add regular exercise to their programmes if they
Over 600 young people competed for the 'Well London World Cup' - one of London's
Workers in the business district of Ljubljana, Slovenia, will once again have a convenient way
A newly-extended fitness suite has opened at a leisure centre in Ripon, North Yorkshire, following
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
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
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
HCM People

Belinda Steward

MD of leisure, health and wellbeing, Places Leisure Places Leisure
We need to make it automatic that when people go to their doctor, they’re offered exercise rather than medication where appropriate
HCM magazine
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
HCM magazine
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
The European fitness sector is beating pre-pandemic numbers according to the 11th annual European Health & Fitness Market Report 2024 from Deloitte and EuropeActive, as Karsten Hollasch reports
HCM magazine
When a hefty round of investment coincided with the pandemic, the CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs feared the company – founded by his grandfather – would go down on his watch. He talks to Kath Hudson about the pressure to keep the business afloat
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Company profiles
Company profile: active insight
Active Insight was formed in 1999 in an attempt to deliver cost effective research solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: CET Ltd
The focus for two decades was low temperature saltwater hydrotherapy, in particular the CryoSpa Sport ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
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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