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The recently-transformed Bamford Wellness Spa in Gloucestershire has been recognised as the UK’s Best New
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind plans to build an Eden
Wyre Council in Lancashire has revealed plans to begin charging PTs and fitness instructors for
Gyms and leisure facilities in south-east England are to close from midnight tonight as part
A UK government U-turn – just announced – will see gyms and leisure centres staying open
Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Ever since the UK's leisure facilities were closed on "lockdown day" – 20 March –
Manchester United has launched a new initiative to increase its engagement with local schools and
West Craven Sports Centre in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, has introduced dementia-friendly swimming sessions. The joint initiative,
Sports pitches and facilities destroyed or damaged by Storm Ciara will be able to apply
Trafford Council has approved plans to build a new 4,850-seater stand at Emirates Old Trafford
Emirates Old Trafford – the home ground of Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) – has
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym
British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development
The Good Spa Guide (GSG), in association with ESPA Skincare, recently revealed the winners of
A £13m (US$16.8m, €15.1m) project to create a museum that celebrates Blackpool's role in the
Leisure trust Active Nation has expanded its portfolio of budget gyms with the acquisition of
The first stage in the preparation of a planning application for the proposed Eden Project
Lancashire Cricket Club (LCC) has announced a new partnership with Rewards4 a sport-based rewards programme,
Fitronics
Fitronics
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
Leisure trust Active Nation has acquired the former Fit4Less gym in Preston, Lancashire, bringing the
A project aiming to get people across East Lancashire more physically active is achieving a
Minority sports featured heavily among the winners of this year's Sports Business Awards. The Professional
Alusid, a creator of eco-friendly surfaces, has partnered with Parkside to launch the Sequel range,
Prime Minister Theresa May has made a surprise visit to Lancashire, to open a community
The UK government has come up with a £36m (US$47.2m, € 42m) fund to help
Winners of this year's Good Spa Guide Awards were announced last night (13 November) at
The Harris Museum in Preston, UK is to merge its museum, art gallery and library
A total of 34 projects have received National Lottery funding to support their work in
British Basketball Federation (BBF) has appointed highly experienced sports governance veteran Maurice Watkins CBE as
VisitEngland has named 11 regional tourism projects which will each receive up to £250,000 of
VisitEngland has named the best Britain's tourism industry has to offer, announcing the winners of
The opening of a new hotel at its Old Trafford ground has helped Lancashire County
Low-cost gym operator Xercise4Less will open its 50th UK club in Chesterfied later this year.
Blackburn with Darwen Council has gone live with a single, integrated leisure management solution from
Sport England has announced new funding for community groups which help people on low incomes
Eleven locations from across the north of England have bid for a share of £15m
Twelve areas across England will take part in a groundbreaking pilot to reach physically inactive
Designs for a new gallery dedicated to ancient Egypt have been released by Bolton Museum
British Rowing is taking its masterclasses around the country following increasing demand from fitness professionals
Manchester United legends Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville are
Leisure development company Alliance Leisure and group exercise specialist Les Mills UK are working together
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
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HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
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
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
HCM People
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM Magazine
Interview
The CEO of Total Fitness has been in-post for just over three years – a true tale of two halves, with dramatic growth in the first half of her tenure, followed by a second half dominated by the pandemic and a CVA. She talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
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
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
Research
Focusing on dieting has failed to offset the rising tide of obesity, say researchers from the Universities of Arizona and Virginia. A focus on fitness gives better health outcomes
HCM magazine
Interview
The co-founder of The Great Outdoor Gym Company has a vision to inspire communities to become healthy and sustainable, both environmentally and personally. She speaks to Kate Cracknell
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
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: Feet on the ground, fitness in the clouds
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app named Life Fitness Connect to provide the ultimate workout experience.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Revamped Fitline Maassluis health club equipped by Core Health & Fitness
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive overhaul following a vicious fire.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Mindbody
Mindbody is the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, featuring an app that allows ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Rocca Creative Thinking Limited
Rocca. is a tech organisation specialising in sport and physical activity. It works with NGBs ...
Catalogue Gallery
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Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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

Lancashire news

The recently-transformed Bamford Wellness Spa in Gloucestershire has been recognised as the UK’s Best New
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has thrown his weight behind plans to build an Eden
Wyre Council in Lancashire has revealed plans to begin charging PTs and fitness instructors for
Gyms and leisure facilities in south-east England are to close from midnight tonight as part
A UK government U-turn – just announced – will see gyms and leisure centres staying open
Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Ever since the UK's leisure facilities were closed on "lockdown day" – 20 March –
Manchester United has launched a new initiative to increase its engagement with local schools and
West Craven Sports Centre in Barnoldswick, Lancashire, has introduced dementia-friendly swimming sessions. The joint initiative,
Sports pitches and facilities destroyed or damaged by Storm Ciara will be able to apply
Trafford Council has approved plans to build a new 4,850-seater stand at Emirates Old Trafford
Emirates Old Trafford – the home ground of Lancashire County Cricket Club (LCCC) – has
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym
British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development
The Good Spa Guide (GSG), in association with ESPA Skincare, recently revealed the winners of
A £13m (US$16.8m, €15.1m) project to create a museum that celebrates Blackpool's role in the
Leisure trust Active Nation has expanded its portfolio of budget gyms with the acquisition of
The first stage in the preparation of a planning application for the proposed Eden Project
Lancashire Cricket Club (LCC) has announced a new partnership with Rewards4 a sport-based rewards programme,
Fitronics
Fitronics
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
Leisure trust Active Nation has acquired the former Fit4Less gym in Preston, Lancashire, bringing the
A project aiming to get people across East Lancashire more physically active is achieving a
Minority sports featured heavily among the winners of this year's Sports Business Awards. The Professional
Alusid, a creator of eco-friendly surfaces, has partnered with Parkside to launch the Sequel range,
Prime Minister Theresa May has made a surprise visit to Lancashire, to open a community
The UK government has come up with a £36m (US$47.2m, € 42m) fund to help
Winners of this year's Good Spa Guide Awards were announced last night (13 November) at
The Harris Museum in Preston, UK is to merge its museum, art gallery and library
A total of 34 projects have received National Lottery funding to support their work in
British Basketball Federation (BBF) has appointed highly experienced sports governance veteran Maurice Watkins CBE as
VisitEngland has named 11 regional tourism projects which will each receive up to £250,000 of
VisitEngland has named the best Britain's tourism industry has to offer, announcing the winners of
The opening of a new hotel at its Old Trafford ground has helped Lancashire County
Low-cost gym operator Xercise4Less will open its 50th UK club in Chesterfied later this year.
Blackburn with Darwen Council has gone live with a single, integrated leisure management solution from
Sport England has announced new funding for community groups which help people on low incomes
Eleven locations from across the north of England have bid for a share of £15m
Twelve areas across England will take part in a groundbreaking pilot to reach physically inactive
Designs for a new gallery dedicated to ancient Egypt have been released by Bolton Museum
British Rowing is taking its masterclasses around the country following increasing demand from fitness professionals
Manchester United legends Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and Phil Neville are
Leisure development company Alliance Leisure and group exercise specialist Les Mills UK are working together
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
1 - 40 of 420
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
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
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
HCM People
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM Magazine
Interview
The CEO of Total Fitness has been in-post for just over three years – a true tale of two halves, with dramatic growth in the first half of her tenure, followed by a second half dominated by the pandemic and a CVA. She talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
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: Feet on the ground, fitness in the clouds
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app named Life Fitness Connect to provide the ultimate workout experience.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Revamped Fitline Maassluis health club equipped by Core Health & Fitness
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive overhaul following a vicious fire.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Company profiles
Company profile: Mindbody
Mindbody is the leading technology platform for the wellness industry, featuring an app that allows ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Rocca Creative Thinking Limited
Rocca. is a tech organisation specialising in sport and physical activity. It works with NGBs ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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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