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Rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson has been announced as a keynote speaker for the HCM Summit
Happy staff make more profitable businesses is the message of Jetts CEO, Elaine Jobson’s new
More than 200 organisations and athletes in the UK have signed an open letter to
The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany,
UK Active has announced details of its annual health and fitness industry awards ceremony, which
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial
Social enterprise, Places Leisure, which is part of the Places for People Group, has appointed
The top operators, suppliers and facilities from across the physical activity sector were celebrated last
Last year, Taylor Made Designs launched its end of use textile recycling programme. Between January
Residents of Wolverhampton, UK can earn gym discounts and food vouchers for exercising and eating
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
Mark Braithwaite is to join Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council as chief operating officer. Braithwaite, formerly
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
The best in the business from across the physical activity sector were honoured last night
A special task force has been established to boost physical activity opportunities for people with
Oliver Lee OBE will be taking the position of CEO at Places Leisure from July.
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Places Leisure has opened the doors to its new £22m leisure centre in Camberley following
Les Mills has launched a new digital content solution to support health and fitness operators
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
A new national campaign aims to bridge the physical activity gender gap between women and
More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime
Paul McPartlan has moved from Nuffield Health to take up the role of CEO of
Leisure operator, Places Leisure, has revealed the results of a survey which sought to gauge
Latest figures from Swim England show that 14.2 million adults – 31 per cent of
Industry veteran Richard Millard has joined the senior team of leisure consultancy Max Associates. Millard,
Industry veteran Richard Millard has joined Future Fit Training as non-executive ambassador, a new consulting
The £16m Andover Leisure Centre has opened its doors to the public, after more than
Sir Hugh Robertson, chairman of the British Olympic Association and a deputy lieutenant of Kent,
Construction work is set to begin later this spring on a £38m leisure centre and
The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre is set to open its doors on February 2019.
A specialised gymnastics facility has opened at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Centre in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.
A £28m leisure centre is set to open tomorrow (28 November) in Eastleigh, bearing the
Social enterprise Places for People has secured the naming rights to a new £25m leisure
Holmes Place Leisure Management has been awarded a contract to manage the leisure facilities in
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Symbio ultra-premium cardio equipment from Life Fitness raises the bar for design and performance
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
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
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
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
HCM magazine
HCM People
CEO, BeyondActiv
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Insight
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
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
Research
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
Life lessons
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
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
Interview
Snap Fitness is looking for a new investor and with a goal of 35 per cent growth by 2028, has ambitious plans. The CEO of parent company Lift Brands speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Research
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
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
By the time you’ve finished your workout, your groceries for the week will be waiting for collection
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Altrafit introduces custom functional fitness equipment at Third Space
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable functional fitness equipment that is built to last with the development and introduction of a new functional fitness keg for luxury gym operator, Third Space.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: THFI’s new online coaching course partners with FITR: launch your business confidently post-completion
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial success, the reality is that few provide the necessary knowledge to thrive in this fast-changing profession.
Company profiles
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Funxtion is an intelligent digital fitness platform that enhances member engagement through the delivery of ...
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Since 1993, Future Fit have been consistently raising the bar when it comes to training ...
Supplier Showcases
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
ABC Trainerize press release: Holistic nutrition coaching: the key to your gym members’ wellness goals
A holistic approach to nutrition goes well beyond just counting calories or macros. It takes a 360-degree view of a person’s eating habits, lifestyle, and overall well-being. Ultimately, it’s about creating sustainable, healthy changes that your members can maintain whether they’re at home, at the gym, or away on holidays.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: 94 GLL Sport Foundation athletes set to shine at Paris 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games
As the world gears up for the much-anticipated Paris 2024 Summer Olympic (26 July – 11 August) and Paralympic Games (28 August – 8 September), the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) celebrates an impressive milestone.
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07-07 Jun 2025
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28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
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Places Leisure news

Rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson has been announced as a keynote speaker for the HCM Summit
Happy staff make more profitable businesses is the message of Jetts CEO, Elaine Jobson’s new
More than 200 organisations and athletes in the UK have signed an open letter to
The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany,
UK Active has announced details of its annual health and fitness industry awards ceremony, which
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial
Social enterprise, Places Leisure, which is part of the Places for People Group, has appointed
The top operators, suppliers and facilities from across the physical activity sector were celebrated last
Last year, Taylor Made Designs launched its end of use textile recycling programme. Between January
Residents of Wolverhampton, UK can earn gym discounts and food vouchers for exercising and eating
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
Mark Braithwaite is to join Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council as chief operating officer. Braithwaite, formerly
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
The best in the business from across the physical activity sector were honoured last night
A special task force has been established to boost physical activity opportunities for people with
Oliver Lee OBE will be taking the position of CEO at Places Leisure from July.
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Places Leisure has opened the doors to its new £22m leisure centre in Camberley following
Les Mills has launched a new digital content solution to support health and fitness operators
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
A new national campaign aims to bridge the physical activity gender gap between women and
More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime
Paul McPartlan has moved from Nuffield Health to take up the role of CEO of
Leisure operator, Places Leisure, has revealed the results of a survey which sought to gauge
Latest figures from Swim England show that 14.2 million adults – 31 per cent of
Industry veteran Richard Millard has joined the senior team of leisure consultancy Max Associates. Millard,
Industry veteran Richard Millard has joined Future Fit Training as non-executive ambassador, a new consulting
The £16m Andover Leisure Centre has opened its doors to the public, after more than
Sir Hugh Robertson, chairman of the British Olympic Association and a deputy lieutenant of Kent,
Construction work is set to begin later this spring on a £38m leisure centre and
The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre is set to open its doors on February 2019.
A specialised gymnastics facility has opened at the Elmbridge Xcel Leisure Centre in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey.
A £28m leisure centre is set to open tomorrow (28 November) in Eastleigh, bearing the
Social enterprise Places for People has secured the naming rights to a new £25m leisure
Holmes Place Leisure Management has been awarded a contract to manage the leisure facilities in
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Symbio ultra-premium cardio equipment from Life Fitness raises the bar for design and performance
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
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
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
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
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
By the time you’ve finished your workout, your groceries for the week will be waiting for collection
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Altrafit introduces custom functional fitness equipment at Third Space
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable functional fitness equipment that is built to last with the development and introduction of a new functional fitness keg for luxury gym operator, Third Space.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: THFI’s new online coaching course partners with FITR: launch your business confidently post-completion
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial success, the reality is that few provide the necessary knowledge to thrive in this fast-changing profession.
Company profiles
Company profile: Funxtion International BV
Funxtion is an intelligent digital fitness platform that enhances member engagement through the delivery of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Future Fit
Since 1993, Future Fit have been consistently raising the bar when it comes to training ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
ABC Trainerize press release: Holistic nutrition coaching: the key to your gym members’ wellness goals
A holistic approach to nutrition goes well beyond just counting calories or macros. It takes a 360-degree view of a person’s eating habits, lifestyle, and overall well-being. Ultimately, it’s about creating sustainable, healthy changes that your members can maintain whether they’re at home, at the gym, or away on holidays.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: 94 GLL Sport Foundation athletes set to shine at Paris 2024 Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games
As the world gears up for the much-anticipated Paris 2024 Summer Olympic (26 July – 11 August) and Paralympic Games (28 August – 8 September), the GLL Sport Foundation (GSF) celebrates an impressive milestone.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Jersey
Jersey War Tunnels
Property & Tenders
Chiswick, Gillingham, York and Nottingham
Savills
Property & Tenders
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
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
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