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Dr Steve Mann, former research director at industry body, ukactive, has been appointed director at
Paul McPartlan has moved from Nuffield Health to take up the role of CEO of
On-demand fitness app Fiit has partnered with fitness marketplace Hussle, giving Hussle users access to
Online fitness marketplace Hussle has signed a deal to begin offering Premier Inn customers access
The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre is set to open its doors on February 2019.
Next year's active-net conference will explore the benefits of having an inclusive and diverse workforce.
Les Mills
Les Mills
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013
The people of Bulmershe are to get a new £14m leisure centre after Wokingham Borough
Places for People Leisure (PfP) is using Sport England’s National Benchmarking Service (NBS) alongside clever
Work on a £3.5m redevelopment of Leiston Leisure Centre on the Suffolk coast is set
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has appointed four
The finalists for this year's ukactive Awards have been revealed. The 2018 award categories have
Data and the use of technology to enhance participation will be the theme of active-net
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
Dr Steve Mann has been appointed to the newly created position of head of healthy
Places for People Leisure has expanded its low-cost offering with the purchase of three Simply
A £28m leisure centre is set to open tomorrow (28 November) in Eastleigh, bearing the
Pool equipment from the London 2012 Olympics has found a new home following the opening
Places for People Leisure has begun construction work on a £9.5m (US$12.5m, €10.7m) leisure centre
Social enterprise Places for People Leisure has been awarded a 12-year management contract for the
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym
Social enterprise Places for People has secured the naming rights to a new £25m leisure
The health and fitness industry’s finest came together in their hundreds last night (28 June)
Taylor Made Designs UK (TMD) has renewed its uniform and merchandise contract with Places for
Everyone Active has signed a 20-year deal to provide sports and leisure facilities in the
Places for People Leisure has a won a 20-year contract to run council-owned fitness facilities
A £15m leisure centre has won an award for best large non-residential building in Leicestershire.
Test Valley Borough Council has appointed Places for People Leisure (PPL) to manage its leisure
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington has officially opened the £11.9m Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in
Tim Hewett, former business development director of Places for People Leisure, has been appointed to
Graves Health & Sports Centre in Sheffield has reopened to the public following a £16m
GLL, Everyone Active and Fusion Lifestyle are among the nominations for this year’s Active Training
Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington will officially open an £11.9m (US$15.1m, €13.5m) sport and leisure
The topping out ceremony of Birmingham’s new £7.5m Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre, due to
Construction work is expected to begin next year on the new £12.3m Broadbridge Heath Leisure
Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre is set to open its doors to the public next
The £7m Thorncliffe Health and Leisure Centre in Sheffield – which forms part of the
Having taken the US by storm since its launch last week, and with UK users
The cream of the health and fitness industry gathered in Telford last night (29 June),
There are changes at the top for Places for People Leisure (PfPL), with two mainstays
Last week saw the official opening of Hinckley Leisure Centre – a new £15m facility
The brand new £7.5m Tewkesbury Leisure Centre has opened to the public, with Places for
Following a competitive procurement exercise in March, Wattbike, creator of the world’s most advanced indoor
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
80
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
At the heart of this is creative thinking that seeks new partnerships and audiences and rewrites the rules
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
Operations
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
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
Research
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
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
Interview
Gyms have a role to play in collaborating with the social prescribing movement to improve the nation’s health, the CEO of the UK’s National Academy of Social Prescribing tells Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Policy
As the UK government’s social prescribing initiative gains momentum, Kenny Butler calls on the sector to step up and get involved
HCM magazine
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
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
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
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
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
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
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
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: Tanita Body Composition Analysers help attract a more diverse customer base
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013 to help more people achieve tangible fitness results.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Fives Soccer Centres debuts new ‘personal development’ concepts
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of its digital football concept, as part of the brand’s drive to bring an ethos of personal development into its centres.
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.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
TVS Group includes TVS Sports Surfaces, TVS Gym Flooring, TVS Play Surfaces and TVS Acoustics. ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
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Saltability: Salt therapy products
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
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Newport, Shropshire
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07-10 Apr 2022
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15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Places for People Leisure news

Dr Steve Mann, former research director at industry body, ukactive, has been appointed director at
Paul McPartlan has moved from Nuffield Health to take up the role of CEO of
On-demand fitness app Fiit has partnered with fitness marketplace Hussle, giving Hussle users access to
Online fitness marketplace Hussle has signed a deal to begin offering Premier Inn customers access
The £26m Dover District Leisure Centre is set to open its doors on February 2019.
Next year's active-net conference will explore the benefits of having an inclusive and diverse workforce.
Les Mills
Les Mills
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013
The people of Bulmershe are to get a new £14m leisure centre after Wokingham Borough
Places for People Leisure (PfP) is using Sport England’s National Benchmarking Service (NBS) alongside clever
Work on a £3.5m redevelopment of Leiston Leisure Centre on the Suffolk coast is set
The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA) has appointed four
The finalists for this year's ukactive Awards have been revealed. The 2018 award categories have
Data and the use of technology to enhance participation will be the theme of active-net
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
Dr Steve Mann has been appointed to the newly created position of head of healthy
Places for People Leisure has expanded its low-cost offering with the purchase of three Simply
A £28m leisure centre is set to open tomorrow (28 November) in Eastleigh, bearing the
Pool equipment from the London 2012 Olympics has found a new home following the opening
Places for People Leisure has begun construction work on a £9.5m (US$12.5m, €10.7m) leisure centre
Social enterprise Places for People Leisure has been awarded a 12-year management contract for the
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Greenvale Leisure Centre in Northern Ireland last month revealed its brand new 800sq m gym
Social enterprise Places for People has secured the naming rights to a new £25m leisure
The health and fitness industry’s finest came together in their hundreds last night (28 June)
Taylor Made Designs UK (TMD) has renewed its uniform and merchandise contract with Places for
Everyone Active has signed a 20-year deal to provide sports and leisure facilities in the
Places for People Leisure has a won a 20-year contract to run council-owned fitness facilities
A £15m leisure centre has won an award for best large non-residential building in Leicestershire.
Test Valley Borough Council has appointed Places for People Leisure (PPL) to manage its leisure
Double Olympic champion Rebecca Adlington has officially opened the £11.9m Wyre Forest Leisure Centre in
Tim Hewett, former business development director of Places for People Leisure, has been appointed to
Graves Health & Sports Centre in Sheffield has reopened to the public following a £16m
GLL, Everyone Active and Fusion Lifestyle are among the nominations for this year’s Active Training
Olympic gold medallist Rebecca Adlington will officially open an £11.9m (US$15.1m, €13.5m) sport and leisure
The topping out ceremony of Birmingham’s new £7.5m Sparkhill Pool and Fitness Centre, due to
Construction work is expected to begin next year on the new £12.3m Broadbridge Heath Leisure
Graves Tennis and Leisure Centre is set to open its doors to the public next
The £7m Thorncliffe Health and Leisure Centre in Sheffield – which forms part of the
Having taken the US by storm since its launch last week, and with UK users
The cream of the health and fitness industry gathered in Telford last night (29 June),
There are changes at the top for Places for People Leisure (PfPL), with two mainstays
Last week saw the official opening of Hinckley Leisure Centre – a new £15m facility
The brand new £7.5m Tewkesbury Leisure Centre has opened to the public, with Places for
Following a competitive procurement exercise in March, Wattbike, creator of the world’s most advanced indoor
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
1 - 40 of 80
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
At the heart of this is creative thinking that seeks new partnerships and audiences and rewrites the rules
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
Operations
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
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
Research
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
HCM magazine
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
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
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
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
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
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
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
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: Tanita Body Composition Analysers help attract a more diverse customer base
Code Fitness is co-owned by Steve McClory and Luke Watson and was launched in 2013 to help more people achieve tangible fitness results.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Fives Soccer Centres debuts new ‘personal development’ concepts
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of its digital football concept, as part of the brand’s drive to bring an ethos of personal development into its centres.
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.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
TVS Group includes TVS Sports Surfaces, TVS Gym Flooring, TVS Play Surfaces and TVS Acoustics. ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
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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