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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Japan news

Europe’s first Evian Spa has opened at the five-star Hôtel Royal in Evian-les-Bains, France –
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
Bioline Jatò has reformulated its Primaluce Exfo&White skincare line, 30 years after it first launched.
The Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition (APSWC) recently marked another year of industry achievement
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Orangetheory Fitness has 'massive expectations' for growth in the UK and Europe and sees potential
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and
Following the launch of its Siro wellness hotel brand, in the form of Siro One
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
A major new wellness retreat called Surrenne is coming to Knightsbridge, London, this April, according
Surrenne, a luxury private members club gym and spa launches in London in April, with
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched a new global certificate to recognise and
Iyashi Dôme, a name synonymous with excellence in the world of wellbeing, is celebrating two
The US, China, Germany, Japan and the UK have been identified as the world’s five
The Lana, the Dorchester Collection’s first property in the Middle East will open on 1
Blue Zones – an organisation dedicated to helping people live better and longer lives through
Banyan Tree Group is ringing in its 30th anniversary by rebranding as Banyan Group to
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Xponential Fitness is bringing its Club Pilates brand to the UK, with the opening of
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its
Universal Studios is assessing the feasibility of opening its first European resort in the UK,
Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete
Holistic wellness sanctuary Kamalaya Koh Samui in Thailand has announced the launch of its latest
A pioneer for over 20 years, Paris-based Iyashi Dôme has never followed trends but always
Destination wellness operator and Chiva-Som sister brand Jayasom plans to launch in Saudi Arabia, Europe,
Researchers are claiming to have provided the first scientific proof of how many steps a
Gymbox has introduced a series of new classes dedicated to improving mental health. The new
A new urban wellness retreat is set to launch in Knightsbridge, London, backed by a
Kintsugi, a new private wellness club concept, will launch its flagship destination on Abu Dhabi’s
Sauna specialist Klafs and design firm Studio F. A. Porsche have joined forces to realise
Therme Group has received planning permission to build the UK’s first city-based wellbeing resort, Therme
Soneva will open a new US$40 million (£32.1 million, €37.4 million) resort in the Maldives’
Japan has the third largest wellness economy globally – worth US$303 billion (£242.6 billion, €283
PureGym added 190,000 new members in the first half of 2023 when compared with H1
Spas embracing technology strategically position themselves as first-choice establishments. They differentiate themselves by offering innovative
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, part of Marriott International's portfolio of 31 hotel brands, has opened
Streaming giant Netflix is preparing to launch a docu-series exploring the science and lifestyles behind
Wellness is a key driving force behind global traveller behaviour, according to a new consumer
Taichi Kuma, son of the celebrated Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has designed a striking new
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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 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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Interview
I’ve grown a massive affinity for franchising. It’s so exciting to be able to provide the platform and toolkit for people to have their own successful businesses
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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
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
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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
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
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
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
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness creates dynamic fitness experiences for the global market with products and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ukactive
ukactive is the UK’s leading not-for-profit membership body for the physical activity sector, bringing together ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme releases essential AI resource guide for fitness operators
Keepme has introduced yet another innovative initiative aimed at providing the fitness industry with state-of-the-art resources.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
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

Japan news

Europe’s first Evian Spa has opened at the five-star Hôtel Royal in Evian-les-Bains, France –
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
Bioline Jatò has reformulated its Primaluce Exfo&White skincare line, 30 years after it first launched.
The Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition (APSWC) recently marked another year of industry achievement
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Orangetheory Fitness has 'massive expectations' for growth in the UK and Europe and sees potential
Universal has revealed it will be adding new Harry Potter attractions, alongside Super Nintendo and
Following the launch of its Siro wellness hotel brand, in the form of Siro One
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
A major new wellness retreat called Surrenne is coming to Knightsbridge, London, this April, according
Surrenne, a luxury private members club gym and spa launches in London in April, with
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched a new global certificate to recognise and
Iyashi Dôme, a name synonymous with excellence in the world of wellbeing, is celebrating two
The US, China, Germany, Japan and the UK have been identified as the world’s five
The Lana, the Dorchester Collection’s first property in the Middle East will open on 1
Blue Zones – an organisation dedicated to helping people live better and longer lives through
Banyan Tree Group is ringing in its 30th anniversary by rebranding as Banyan Group to
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Xponential Fitness is bringing its Club Pilates brand to the UK, with the opening of
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its
Universal Studios is assessing the feasibility of opening its first European resort in the UK,
Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete
Holistic wellness sanctuary Kamalaya Koh Samui in Thailand has announced the launch of its latest
A pioneer for over 20 years, Paris-based Iyashi Dôme has never followed trends but always
Destination wellness operator and Chiva-Som sister brand Jayasom plans to launch in Saudi Arabia, Europe,
Researchers are claiming to have provided the first scientific proof of how many steps a
Gymbox has introduced a series of new classes dedicated to improving mental health. The new
A new urban wellness retreat is set to launch in Knightsbridge, London, backed by a
Kintsugi, a new private wellness club concept, will launch its flagship destination on Abu Dhabi’s
Sauna specialist Klafs and design firm Studio F. A. Porsche have joined forces to realise
Therme Group has received planning permission to build the UK’s first city-based wellbeing resort, Therme
Soneva will open a new US$40 million (£32.1 million, €37.4 million) resort in the Maldives’
Japan has the third largest wellness economy globally – worth US$303 billion (£242.6 billion, €283
PureGym added 190,000 new members in the first half of 2023 when compared with H1
Spas embracing technology strategically position themselves as first-choice establishments. They differentiate themselves by offering innovative
The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company, part of Marriott International's portfolio of 31 hotel brands, has opened
Streaming giant Netflix is preparing to launch a docu-series exploring the science and lifestyles behind
Wellness is a key driving force behind global traveller behaviour, according to a new consumer
Taichi Kuma, son of the celebrated Japanese architect Kengo Kuma, has designed a striking new
A striking wood-fired hot tub has been unveiled by Koto, an architecture and design studio
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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 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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
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
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
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
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
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
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness creates dynamic fitness experiences for the global market with products and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ukactive
ukactive is the UK’s leading not-for-profit membership body for the physical activity sector, bringing together ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme releases essential AI resource guide for fitness operators
Keepme has introduced yet another innovative initiative aimed at providing the fitness industry with state-of-the-art resources.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
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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