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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

McFit news

Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
A deal between one of the world’s biggest gym groups and a streaming giant involves
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
Sport Alliance has named Erwin Korst vice president sales international. The appointment comes as the
RSG Group is considering the sale of its Spanish clubs, which include more than 40
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
RSG Group has announced that Hagen Wingertszahn and Dr Jobst Müller-Trimbusch will take over the
Authorities in Costa Rica have confirmed the death of RSG Group founder, Rainer Schaller and
Rainer Schaller, founder and CEO of RSG group and his partner and two children are
RSG Group has launched the flagship club for Heimat – the gym giant’s new fitness
Medicover, the private medical insurance provider, has acquired the Polish network of budget gym mega-brand
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group has set 20 September as the opening date for its first
Rainer Schaller, founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, says that the global fitness industry will
Rainer Schaller Global Group (RSG Group) has opened a huge flagship Gold's Gym club in
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group is bringing its John Reed brand of health clubs to the
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group has opened a John Reed Fitness club in downtown Los Angeles
As the global vaccine rollout brings reopening closer and heralds the end of lockdowns, jostling
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
A new fitness industry event is looking to challenge the likes of FIBO with a
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, has added iconic franchised chain Gold's
McFit founder, Rainer Schaller, has announced a new brand for his sprawling fitness empire. In
As reported in HCM earlier this month, the European health and fitness market continued to
The European fitness market continues to grow at a steady rate, according to the latest
Staff retention, leadership culture, professionalisation and quality standards will come under the microscope at this
Budget operators are shaping the fitness landscape in Germany, with six of the top 10
Cyberobics – the virtual fitness division of German company McFIT Global Group – has partnered
German fitness operator McFit is planning to open a gym with an innovative membership model
Ralph Scholz is joining the management team at German fitness operator McFit in an executive
German fitness operator McFit Group will open its first Cyberobics club in the next few
Low-cost fitness operator McFit is primed to grow its brand further in Germany, Europe and
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from a planned
German fitness operator McFit has launched a new gym concept centred around design and music.
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from two Frank
Fitness giant McFit has launched a new Cyberobics ‘concept store’ in Berlin, showcasing the company’s
The health club sector is becoming an increasingly attractive prospect for investors, as evidenced by
UK-based health club chains Virgin Active and David Lloyd Leisure are leading the charge of
The Gym Group has announced plans to open three new locations next month - in
Deloitte and the German association DSSV have announced the key 2010 industry data for the
Budget operator McFit opened its first club in mainland Spain on 3 May. The club,
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
HCM magazine
Opinion
Pre-recorded classes for use at home is a great way for members to learn the moves and build confidence
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
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Life lessons
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
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
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
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
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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
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
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: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Company profiles
Company profile: Places Leisure
Places Leisure aims to enlighten our communities about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
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
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
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

McFit news

Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
A deal between one of the world’s biggest gym groups and a streaming giant involves
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
Sport Alliance has named Erwin Korst vice president sales international. The appointment comes as the
RSG Group is considering the sale of its Spanish clubs, which include more than 40
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
RSG Group has announced that Hagen Wingertszahn and Dr Jobst Müller-Trimbusch will take over the
Authorities in Costa Rica have confirmed the death of RSG Group founder, Rainer Schaller and
Rainer Schaller, founder and CEO of RSG group and his partner and two children are
RSG Group has launched the flagship club for Heimat – the gym giant’s new fitness
Medicover, the private medical insurance provider, has acquired the Polish network of budget gym mega-brand
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group has set 20 September as the opening date for its first
Rainer Schaller, founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, says that the global fitness industry will
Rainer Schaller Global Group (RSG Group) has opened a huge flagship Gold's Gym club in
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group is bringing its John Reed brand of health clubs to the
Rainer Schaller's RSG Group has opened a John Reed Fitness club in downtown Los Angeles
As the global vaccine rollout brings reopening closer and heralds the end of lockdowns, jostling
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
A new fitness industry event is looking to challenge the likes of FIBO with a
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, has added iconic franchised chain Gold's
McFit founder, Rainer Schaller, has announced a new brand for his sprawling fitness empire. In
As reported in HCM earlier this month, the European health and fitness market continued to
The European fitness market continues to grow at a steady rate, according to the latest
Staff retention, leadership culture, professionalisation and quality standards will come under the microscope at this
Budget operators are shaping the fitness landscape in Germany, with six of the top 10
Cyberobics – the virtual fitness division of German company McFIT Global Group – has partnered
German fitness operator McFit is planning to open a gym with an innovative membership model
Ralph Scholz is joining the management team at German fitness operator McFit in an executive
German fitness operator McFit Group will open its first Cyberobics club in the next few
Low-cost fitness operator McFit is primed to grow its brand further in Germany, Europe and
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from a planned
German fitness operator McFit has launched a new gym concept centred around design and music.
Here are some of the stories that appeared on CLAD this week, from two Frank
Fitness giant McFit has launched a new Cyberobics ‘concept store’ in Berlin, showcasing the company’s
The health club sector is becoming an increasingly attractive prospect for investors, as evidenced by
UK-based health club chains Virgin Active and David Lloyd Leisure are leading the charge of
The Gym Group has announced plans to open three new locations next month - in
Deloitte and the German association DSSV have announced the key 2010 industry data for the
Budget operator McFit opened its first club in mainland Spain on 3 May. The club,
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
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
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
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
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: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Company profiles
Company profile: Places Leisure
Places Leisure aims to enlighten our communities about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
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
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
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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