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The Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa in Dundee, Scotland, is undergoing a major refurbishment
A study has claimed that "millions of disabled people" are not being catered for at
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Future Fit Training have signed a strategic
The iconic Empire State Building, Manhattan’s preeminent architectural wonder from the 1930s, now has a
A huge majority – 87 per cent – of fitness professionals working in the physical
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, has become the first sports stadium in the world
ukactive
ukactive
• New training program Immunity Boost to strengthen the immune system • Mobile training slot
Chinese real-estate investment group Evergrande has announced it is working on a Fairytale Theme Park
The US, Canada and Mexico have declared their intention to submit a historic unified bid
Spa, fitness and lifestyle consultancy and management firm WTS International has launched South Beach Resort,
The UK’s fitness workforce is “ill-equipped” to deal with the needs and requirements of a
International hospitality interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) have announced a major expansion into
The UK’s gyms and health clubs have more members than ever before, with a record
SIBEC
SIBEC
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a
Improving gender diversity on the boards of sport governing bodies is likely to be addressed
The TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index 2014 has been released, showing post-recession growth has
The Pure Group has opened a 25,000sq ft health club over six floors in the
FitboxVirtual has launched a technology platform for health clubs which allows members to work out
Spas need to be designed more like homes, according to Bill Bensley, owner of spa
Houston Zoo in Texas, US, has opened its new African Forest exhibit. The US$40m, 6.5-acre
Focus Training
Focus Training
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management
The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has raised concerns over the sustainability legacy of
More than half of all English school pupils took part in at least three hours
Sport England has defended its plans to spend around £6m on research into activity trends
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced that the new chair of the organisation will
The first independent review of sport in 45 years has been unveiled, recommending sweeping changes
Jonathan Downey, founder of the Match Bar Group, has said he is considering ending a
Zynk Design Consultants
Zynk Design Consultants
24
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Supplier showcase
Bannatyne has driven member engagement with Les Mills during the lockdown
Features
Reopening
David Lloyd Leisure has launched a raft of outdoor classes, including an enhanced role for its Battlebox concept, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Features
Consumer culture
There’s been a lot of disruption and when everything stops, the winners will move into the space. You need to get ready for the next 24 months
Features
HCM research
The good news? People are changing their exercise habits in lockdown, becoming more active and spending more time exercising with their children, according to new research
Features
Innovation
With members stuck at home, now’s the perfect time to plan some cost-effective upgrades to your clubs. Suppliers explain how a flooring refresh could help attract members back in-club as the pandemic eases
People
HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
HCM people

Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
People
The level of tension in the business around continually pushing things on to another level again is energising, and sometimes exhausting. That tallies with me. I don’t like to sit back
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Raising the Bar news

The Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa in Dundee, Scotland, is undergoing a major refurbishment
A study has claimed that "millions of disabled people" are not being catered for at
The Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and Future Fit Training have signed a strategic
The iconic Empire State Building, Manhattan’s preeminent architectural wonder from the 1930s, now has a
A huge majority – 87 per cent – of fitness professionals working in the physical
The Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, has become the first sports stadium in the world
ukactive
ukactive
• New training program Immunity Boost to strengthen the immune system • Mobile training slot
Chinese real-estate investment group Evergrande has announced it is working on a Fairytale Theme Park
The US, Canada and Mexico have declared their intention to submit a historic unified bid
Spa, fitness and lifestyle consultancy and management firm WTS International has launched South Beach Resort,
The UK’s fitness workforce is “ill-equipped” to deal with the needs and requirements of a
International hospitality interior design firm Hirsch Bedner Associates (HBA) have announced a major expansion into
The UK’s gyms and health clubs have more members than ever before, with a record
SIBEC
SIBEC
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a
Improving gender diversity on the boards of sport governing bodies is likely to be addressed
The TEA/AECOM Theme Index and Museum Index 2014 has been released, showing post-recession growth has
The Pure Group has opened a 25,000sq ft health club over six floors in the
FitboxVirtual has launched a technology platform for health clubs which allows members to work out
Spas need to be designed more like homes, according to Bill Bensley, owner of spa
Houston Zoo in Texas, US, has opened its new African Forest exhibit. The US$40m, 6.5-acre
Focus Training
Focus Training
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management
The Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 has raised concerns over the sustainability legacy of
More than half of all English school pupils took part in at least three hours
Sport England has defended its plans to spend around £6m on research into activity trends
The British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced that the new chair of the organisation will
The first independent review of sport in 45 years has been unveiled, recommending sweeping changes
Jonathan Downey, founder of the Match Bar Group, has said he is considering ending a
Zynk Design Consultants
Zynk Design Consultants
1 - 24 of 24
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Supplier showcase
Bannatyne has driven member engagement with Les Mills during the lockdown
Features
Reopening
David Lloyd Leisure has launched a raft of outdoor classes, including an enhanced role for its Battlebox concept, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
People
HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
HCM people

Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
People
The level of tension in the business around continually pushing things on to another level again is energising, and sometimes exhausting. That tallies with me. I don’t like to sit back
People
HCM people

Dr Jonathan Leary

Remedy Place, West Hollywood: Founder and CEO
Remedy Place teaches people how to take care of themselves and gives them the tools they need to be holistically healthy
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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