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SATS news

Last year set a new standard for SATS with record-high revenues, less debt and more
Results from SATS' Q4 2022 report show that membership numbers grew to record levels in
The world's first visitor attraction featuring IP owned by hugely popular Studio Ghibli is set
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub (DataHub) platform into Europe. The announcement was made
Scandinavian fitness chain SATS has reported Q2 results showing a 53 per cent increase in
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
A large-scale academic study has concluded that there is "no threat of increased COVID-19 spread"
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Three leading Nordic fitness chains have closed their clubs as a precautionary measure against the
New details and designs have been revealed about a proposed Studio Ghibli theme park, which
Prince Daniel of Sweden has sold his Balance chain of health clubs to Nordic gym
Elevate
Elevate
In today's competitive fitness landscape, the key to success lies not only in providing exceptional
Health & Fitness Nordic (HFN), owner of SATS ELIXIA and Fresh Fitness, has launched a
Precor has signed a partnership with Nordome Fitness AS to distribute fitness equipment to the
SATS – part of the Health & Fitness Nordic Group – has launched a new
Fitness supplier Precor has landed a major contract to deliver all cardiovascular and strength machine
Body Bike International’s Scandinavian distributor Qicraft has entered into an agreement with SATS/Elixia to supply
Health & Fitness Nordic Company CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
HFN Sweden AB (HFN), Scandinavia’s largest health club operator, has awarded an exclusive contract to
In Scandinavia, the merger of SATS, Elixia and Fresh Fitness has been completed following a
Since its initial introduction in 2000, the CrossFit concept has grown in prominence with a
Set to open on 5 July this year, after 26 months of construction, the Swiss
The soon-to-be largest fitness company in Northern Europe has appointed its CEO. It was announced
A new indoor swimming pool, spa and sports centre will open on 5 July 2014
SATS – the leading full-service fitness chain in the Nordics with 280,000 members and more
SATS, the full-service gym chain in the Nordic countries with 280,000 members and more than
Danish low-cost health club group Fresh Fitness, led by Rasmus Ingerslev, took over three clubs
SATS, the largest Nordic fitness chain with 117 centres in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark,
Scandinavia's largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, has committed to sourcing all of
Europe's second largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, is to source all of
Europe's second largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, is to source all of
Fresh Fitness has opened its first two clubs in Denmark, located in Copenhagen. The budget
The UK has set the pace for the rest of Europe to follow when it
The first national chapter of the British International Spa Association (BISA) has been founded in
Danish fitness training provider, SATS, has appointed a new CEO, Jan Edholm. Edholm has broad
The Club Company will launch its new Lichfield Golf & Country Club site in Staffordshire
SATS, the largest fitness chain in the Nordic region, has been acquired from Nordic Capital
The Danish fitness industry has recently welcomed the establishment of the first trade body for
The largest operator of health clubs across Scandinavia, SATS, is believed to be up for
Just six months after its merger with Fin Form to create Denmark’s largest health and
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
HCM promotional features
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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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Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
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
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
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Letters
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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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
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News report
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
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Specifier
Industry suppliers are responding to the exponential increase in consumer demand for strength training with a raft of new and innovative launches and concepts, as Steph Eaves reports
HCM magazine
News report
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
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
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
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
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

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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: W3Fit EMEA’s innovative programme sets sail for Sardinia, Italy
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, W3Fit EMEA, is heading to the Chia Laguna resort in Sardinia from 8-11 October.
Company profiles
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Company profiles
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The UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation for the physical activity sector, we offer over 100 ...
Supplier Showcase
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Innerva press release: Charity launches community wellbeing space to address health disparities in Birmingham
A charity dedicated to narrowing the gender and ethnic diversity gap in physical activity has launched a community wellbeing space aimed at extending the lives of people with some of the UK’s poorest health outcomes.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Oasis Beach Pool invites Bedfordians to 'Totally Tropical Beach Party' Tuesday 28 May
Oasis Beach Pool, in Bedford, officially re-opens Tuesday 28 May with a celebration for the local community.
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Lockers
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Cryotherapy
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Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
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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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates

SATS news

Last year set a new standard for SATS with record-high revenues, less debt and more
Results from SATS' Q4 2022 report show that membership numbers grew to record levels in
The world's first visitor attraction featuring IP owned by hugely popular Studio Ghibli is set
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub (DataHub) platform into Europe. The announcement was made
Scandinavian fitness chain SATS has reported Q2 results showing a 53 per cent increase in
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
A large-scale academic study has concluded that there is "no threat of increased COVID-19 spread"
Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Three leading Nordic fitness chains have closed their clubs as a precautionary measure against the
New details and designs have been revealed about a proposed Studio Ghibli theme park, which
Prince Daniel of Sweden has sold his Balance chain of health clubs to Nordic gym
Elevate
Elevate
In today's competitive fitness landscape, the key to success lies not only in providing exceptional
Health & Fitness Nordic (HFN), owner of SATS ELIXIA and Fresh Fitness, has launched a
Precor has signed a partnership with Nordome Fitness AS to distribute fitness equipment to the
SATS – part of the Health & Fitness Nordic Group – has launched a new
Fitness supplier Precor has landed a major contract to deliver all cardiovascular and strength machine
Body Bike International’s Scandinavian distributor Qicraft has entered into an agreement with SATS/Elixia to supply
Health & Fitness Nordic Company CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
HFN Sweden AB (HFN), Scandinavia’s largest health club operator, has awarded an exclusive contract to
In Scandinavia, the merger of SATS, Elixia and Fresh Fitness has been completed following a
Since its initial introduction in 2000, the CrossFit concept has grown in prominence with a
Set to open on 5 July this year, after 26 months of construction, the Swiss
The soon-to-be largest fitness company in Northern Europe has appointed its CEO. It was announced
A new indoor swimming pool, spa and sports centre will open on 5 July 2014
SATS – the leading full-service fitness chain in the Nordics with 280,000 members and more
SATS, the full-service gym chain in the Nordic countries with 280,000 members and more than
Danish low-cost health club group Fresh Fitness, led by Rasmus Ingerslev, took over three clubs
SATS, the largest Nordic fitness chain with 117 centres in Sweden, Norway, Finland and Denmark,
Scandinavia's largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, has committed to sourcing all of
Europe's second largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, is to source all of
Europe's second largest health and fitness chain, the SATS group, is to source all of
Fresh Fitness has opened its first two clubs in Denmark, located in Copenhagen. The budget
The UK has set the pace for the rest of Europe to follow when it
The first national chapter of the British International Spa Association (BISA) has been founded in
Danish fitness training provider, SATS, has appointed a new CEO, Jan Edholm. Edholm has broad
The Club Company will launch its new Lichfield Golf & Country Club site in Staffordshire
SATS, the largest fitness chain in the Nordic region, has been acquired from Nordic Capital
The Danish fitness industry has recently welcomed the establishment of the first trade body for
The largest operator of health clubs across Scandinavia, SATS, is believed to be up for
Just six months after its merger with Fin Form to create Denmark’s largest health and
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
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
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
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
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
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

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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
We introduced good mood messaging, communicating the idea of exercise being ‘for the feeling’
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: W3Fit EMEA’s innovative programme sets sail for Sardinia, Italy
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, W3Fit EMEA, is heading to the Chia Laguna resort in Sardinia from 8-11 October.
Company profiles
Company profile: GymNation
GymNation was created to provide a better kind of gym experience, one that builds strength ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Active IQ
The UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation for the physical activity sector, we offer over 100 ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Innerva press release: Charity launches community wellbeing space to address health disparities in Birmingham
A charity dedicated to narrowing the gender and ethnic diversity gap in physical activity has launched a community wellbeing space aimed at extending the lives of people with some of the UK’s poorest health outcomes.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Oasis Beach Pool invites Bedfordians to 'Totally Tropical Beach Party' Tuesday 28 May
Oasis Beach Pool, in Bedford, officially re-opens Tuesday 28 May with a celebration for the local community.
Directory
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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