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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Life Fitness news

Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
The Walton family, owner of US supermarket chain, Walmart, has opened the doors to a
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
Total Fitness has launched a women-only concept called The Women’s Gym in Manchester, UK. Offering
Pocket Rocket Marketing has launched a training academy to deliver education to the health, fitness
Jay Worthy has joined the advisory board of equipment supplier Stonger Wellness to help set
Industry veteran Jason Worthy, who was appointed CEO of Anytime Fitness UK eight months ago,
Life Fitness has appointed Jim Pisani as its new chief executive officer. He replaces Paul
Charitable leisure trust, Horizon Leisure, has acquired a former Sports Direct gym in Guildford and
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Wellfit, UAE-based operator of vast health and fitness, sport and wellness clubs, has announced plans
Elevate is the leading UK trade show for physical activity, showcasing the latest innovations and
Technogym is making its Mywellness ecosystem accessible on any connected equipment – from any manufacturer.
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Jason Worthy has been announced as the new CEO of Anytime Fitness UK. He succeeds
The first luxury health club from Armah Sports, Optimo, has opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Langham Hospitality Group has launched its third Chuan Spa destination in Australia, following the opening
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has unveiled its new Swiss destination Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern,
The picturesque island of Malta and the beautiful Westin Dragonara Resort will set the scene
The Tarka Leisure Centre in North Devon, which reopened in June after a £15m revamp,
Urban Gym Group (UGG) has announced a 50 per cent increase in TrainMore memberships in
Edinburgh’s new Meadowbank Sports Centre has opened after a five-year, £47m build which saw the
Twenty Four, a new automated gym and sports facility, where all equipment is self-powered, has
Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG) has upgraded its digital joining process across Fitness First Australia,
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
Life Fitness has appointed Paul Stoneham as its new CEO, replacing Chris Clawson and effective
Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced the extension of its
Las Vegas’ vast new integrated mega-resort called Resorts World Las Vegas recently launched its 26,000sq
Johnson Health Tech (JHT) has acquired its distributor, Matrix Fitness South Africa. Following the deal,
Speaking exclusive to HCM, Ralph Scholz and Nathalie Smeeman have confirmed that B2B trade show
With gyms reopening as the fitness industry recovers from the impact of the pandemic, members
Marc Jones has joined Fitronics, the company behind The Retention People (TRP) and CoursePro, in
Hotel operator The Lux Collective has opened the doors to Lux* Chongzuo, Guangxi Resort &
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s
A new, Europe-wide initiative will look to chart the case rates for COVID-19 across European
Life Fitness has launched a new line of strength equipment targeting the commercial market. The
Nearly two-thirds of gym and health club members in the US (65 per cent) are
The fitness industry in Europe is uniting today (30 May) to launch #beactivehour, a free
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
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
Wellness
Absenteeism and presenteeism is taking a huge economic toll, with musculoskeletal problems and poor mental health the biggest issues. Can workplace wellness make a difference? Kath Hudson investigates
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
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
Specifier
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson 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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
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
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
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
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: 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
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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
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Company profiles
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We provide a full turn-key solution for clients from design and consultation, through to bespoke ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
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.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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

Life Fitness news

Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
The Walton family, owner of US supermarket chain, Walmart, has opened the doors to a
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
Total Fitness has launched a women-only concept called The Women’s Gym in Manchester, UK. Offering
Pocket Rocket Marketing has launched a training academy to deliver education to the health, fitness
Jay Worthy has joined the advisory board of equipment supplier Stonger Wellness to help set
Industry veteran Jason Worthy, who was appointed CEO of Anytime Fitness UK eight months ago,
Life Fitness has appointed Jim Pisani as its new chief executive officer. He replaces Paul
Charitable leisure trust, Horizon Leisure, has acquired a former Sports Direct gym in Guildford and
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Wellfit, UAE-based operator of vast health and fitness, sport and wellness clubs, has announced plans
Elevate is the leading UK trade show for physical activity, showcasing the latest innovations and
Technogym is making its Mywellness ecosystem accessible on any connected equipment – from any manufacturer.
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Jason Worthy has been announced as the new CEO of Anytime Fitness UK. He succeeds
The first luxury health club from Armah Sports, Optimo, has opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Langham Hospitality Group has launched its third Chuan Spa destination in Australia, following the opening
Mandarin Oriental Hotel Group (MOHG) has unveiled its new Swiss destination Mandarin Oriental Palace, Luzern,
The picturesque island of Malta and the beautiful Westin Dragonara Resort will set the scene
The Tarka Leisure Centre in North Devon, which reopened in June after a £15m revamp,
Urban Gym Group (UGG) has announced a 50 per cent increase in TrainMore memberships in
Edinburgh’s new Meadowbank Sports Centre has opened after a five-year, £47m build which saw the
Twenty Four, a new automated gym and sports facility, where all equipment is self-powered, has
Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG) has upgraded its digital joining process across Fitness First Australia,
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
Life Fitness has appointed Paul Stoneham as its new CEO, replacing Chris Clawson and effective
Life Fitness, the global leader in commercial fitness equipment, has announced the extension of its
Las Vegas’ vast new integrated mega-resort called Resorts World Las Vegas recently launched its 26,000sq
Johnson Health Tech (JHT) has acquired its distributor, Matrix Fitness South Africa. Following the deal,
Speaking exclusive to HCM, Ralph Scholz and Nathalie Smeeman have confirmed that B2B trade show
With gyms reopening as the fitness industry recovers from the impact of the pandemic, members
Marc Jones has joined Fitronics, the company behind The Retention People (TRP) and CoursePro, in
Hotel operator The Lux Collective has opened the doors to Lux* Chongzuo, Guangxi Resort &
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s
A new, Europe-wide initiative will look to chart the case rates for COVID-19 across European
Life Fitness has launched a new line of strength equipment targeting the commercial market. The
Nearly two-thirds of gym and health club members in the US (65 per cent) are
The fitness industry in Europe is uniting today (30 May) to launch #beactivehour, a free
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson 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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
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
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
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
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: 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: Everyone Active
Everyone Active's aim is to get communities active, engaged and entertained through our wide-ranging activities ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
We provide a full turn-key solution for clients from design and consultation, through to bespoke ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
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.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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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