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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Planet Fitness news

Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million.
Planet Fitness has a new CEO – Colleen Keating. She will take up the position
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Back for its fifth year, the Connected Health & Fitness Summit (7-8 February 2024, Los
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Flynn Restaurant Group, the world’s largest fast food franchise operator, with ambitions to be the
The board of Planet Fitness has ousted Chris Rondeau from his role as CEO, effective
Planet Fitness has posted strong results for Q2 2023, with revenues up US$62.5m on 2022
Planet Fitness has reported record results, with 16.6m members globally, according to its Q3 results.
Antonio Iozzo, founder and CEO of Body Action Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa, has announced
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
Elevate
Elevate
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Ness, a US startup that is developing a range of wellness-driven credit cards, has launched
Planet Fitness saw its Q1 2022 revenue increase by 66.9 per cent (to US$186.7m) on
Planet Fitness is offering high-school students free access to any of its 2,200 locations in
Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has honoured respected spa industry trainer and figure Christine Clinton
Planet Fitness says a surge in people returning to gyms has helped it recover from
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
People placing increased emphasis on their physical fitness, the advances made in digital fitness and
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of
A study of gym visit data from the US suggests that health clubs and fitness
Announcing the company's half-year results today (2 September), Richard Darwin, CEO of The Gym Group
Planet Fitness' share price on the New York Stock Exchange has remained steady at between
Two of the largest health club operators in the US have announced that members and
Corporate broking and advisory firm, Peel Hunt, has issued a 'buy' recommendation for shares in
The number of people signing up for memberships at Planet Fitness has been at 2019
A number of US gym operators are facing lawsuits over their handling of membership fee
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Planet Fitness has opened its 2,000th health club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, US. The fitness
Franchised operator Planet Fitness has unveiled plans to expand its footprint into Australia. The first
Planet Fitness has reported a 29.3 per cent increase in revenue for the first half
Bridges Fund Management has completed a deal to buy franchise gym operator, énergie Fitness. The
United PF Partners has acquired 26 Planet Fitness locations and development rights, taking the number
Les Mills International (LMI) has joined forces with health club mobile app provider Netpulse to
Health Club operator Planet Fitness is offering high school students aged 15 to 18 years
Les Mills International (LMI) has joined forces with health club mobile app provider Netpulse to
Many a family business has looked to keep itself fresh by handing control down from
Boutique gyms and the rising trend of the pay as you go (PAYG) model is
Philip Newborough, co-founder of investment company Bridges Fund Management, has claimed that capitalism "risks losing
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has appointed Justin Smith, the former managing director of
12,300
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Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
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University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
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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
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
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Sponsored
Recent work includes a gym refurb for a number of Everyone Active sites and a full range of merchandise for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race
HCM magazine
Recovery
As health club operators move to incorporate recovery into their offerings to meet growing consumer demand, Steph Eaves takes a look at what cryotherapy and ice bathing can add to the equation
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
Editor's letter
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
Life lessons
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
Insight
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Now mental health is the number one reason for people to join a health club, do fitness professionals need a grounding in counselling to offer a more holistic service? Kath Hudson asks the experts
HCM magazine
Interview
Go Fit is spreading its wings, with a five-year plan for growth and new projects already under construction in Italy. Its new CEO speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jen Holland

CEO: Edinburgh Leisure
Edinburgh Council will have a £143m budget shortfall by 2028/29 and so must find ways to become more efficient
HCM magazine
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
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Phil Heath, 7x Mr Olympia, shares machine-only leg workout routine
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions about bodybuilding without machines. Should bodybuilders be limited to just free weights? Why?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Places Leisure successfully launches myFitApp to enhance member experience
Places Leisure is a leading leisure centre operator with a mission to create active places and healthy people for communities to thrive.
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ABC Trainerize
ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
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
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

Planet Fitness news

Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million.
Planet Fitness has a new CEO – Colleen Keating. She will take up the position
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Back for its fifth year, the Connected Health & Fitness Summit (7-8 February 2024, Los
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Flynn Restaurant Group, the world’s largest fast food franchise operator, with ambitions to be the
The board of Planet Fitness has ousted Chris Rondeau from his role as CEO, effective
Planet Fitness has posted strong results for Q2 2023, with revenues up US$62.5m on 2022
Planet Fitness has reported record results, with 16.6m members globally, according to its Q3 results.
Antonio Iozzo, founder and CEO of Body Action Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa, has announced
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
Elevate
Elevate
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Ness, a US startup that is developing a range of wellness-driven credit cards, has launched
Planet Fitness saw its Q1 2022 revenue increase by 66.9 per cent (to US$186.7m) on
Planet Fitness is offering high-school students free access to any of its 2,200 locations in
Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has honoured respected spa industry trainer and figure Christine Clinton
Planet Fitness says a surge in people returning to gyms has helped it recover from
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
People placing increased emphasis on their physical fitness, the advances made in digital fitness and
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of
A study of gym visit data from the US suggests that health clubs and fitness
Announcing the company's half-year results today (2 September), Richard Darwin, CEO of The Gym Group
Planet Fitness' share price on the New York Stock Exchange has remained steady at between
Two of the largest health club operators in the US have announced that members and
Corporate broking and advisory firm, Peel Hunt, has issued a 'buy' recommendation for shares in
The number of people signing up for memberships at Planet Fitness has been at 2019
A number of US gym operators are facing lawsuits over their handling of membership fee
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Planet Fitness has opened its 2,000th health club in Colorado Springs, Colorado, US. The fitness
Franchised operator Planet Fitness has unveiled plans to expand its footprint into Australia. The first
Planet Fitness has reported a 29.3 per cent increase in revenue for the first half
Bridges Fund Management has completed a deal to buy franchise gym operator, énergie Fitness. The
United PF Partners has acquired 26 Planet Fitness locations and development rights, taking the number
Les Mills International (LMI) has joined forces with health club mobile app provider Netpulse to
Health Club operator Planet Fitness is offering high school students aged 15 to 18 years
Les Mills International (LMI) has joined forces with health club mobile app provider Netpulse to
Many a family business has looked to keep itself fresh by handing control down from
Boutique gyms and the rising trend of the pay as you go (PAYG) model is
Philip Newborough, co-founder of investment company Bridges Fund Management, has claimed that capitalism "risks losing
Fitness kit and software supplier eGym has appointed Justin Smith, the former managing director of
1 - 40 of 12,300
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jen Holland

CEO: Edinburgh Leisure
Edinburgh Council will have a £143m budget shortfall by 2028/29 and so must find ways to become more efficient
HCM magazine
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
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Phil Heath, 7x Mr Olympia, shares machine-only leg workout routine
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions about bodybuilding without machines. Should bodybuilders be limited to just free weights? Why?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Places Leisure successfully launches myFitApp to enhance member experience
Places Leisure is a leading leisure centre operator with a mission to create active places and healthy people for communities to thrive.
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ABC Trainerize
ABC Trainerize is a member engagement mobile app and software platform that allows coaches and ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
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
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
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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