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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.
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
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
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial
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
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
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
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
12,300
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Technogym has helped us transform the gym into a world-class space that reflects our ethos of combining performance and community
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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
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Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
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
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
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
HCM promotional features
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Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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Editor's letter
Operators need to oversee members’ workouts to ensure they’re balanced and to champion cardio as a vital part of the mix
HCM magazine
Wellness
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
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Research
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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Insight
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
HCM People

Ross Stewart Campbell

CEO, BeyondActiv
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
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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
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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
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
We’re aiming to reach 50-70 gyms by mid-2027, some in supermarkets
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
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
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
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
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
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Alliance Leisure
The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, ...
Company profiles
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Mindbody is a true all-in-one software platform, providing first-rate service for your clients and the ...
Supplier Showcases
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Catalogue Gallery
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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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Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
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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.
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable
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
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial
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
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
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
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
1 - 40 of 12,300
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Technogym has helped us transform the gym into a world-class space that reflects our ethos of combining performance and community
HCM promotional features
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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
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
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
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
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
We’re aiming to reach 50-70 gyms by mid-2027, some in supermarkets
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
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
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
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
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
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Alliance Leisure
The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Mindbody
Mindbody is a true all-in-one software platform, providing first-rate service for your clients and the ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
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
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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
Diary dates
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