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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Steven Ward news

Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
World Active has finalised its charter, which it plans to adopt at its first-ever general
Go Fit has started work on a new wellness hub in Tenerife. It will open
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a webinar series to explore the future of
The physical activity sector is adapting to the difficult circumstances caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), according
Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The ukactive board has named Huw Edwards as the not-for-profit body's permanent chief executive. Edwards,
Ukactive has named Huw Edwards, director of public affairs and research, as acting CEO until
Shapewatch's 3D body visualisation system has been recognised as one of the leading start-ups in
ukactive has partnered with the Pearson Business School to deliver a chartered manager degree apprenticeship
ukactive has revealed a shake-up of its annual awards by adding a raft of new
Steven Ward will step down from his role as ukactive CEO in April 2019, after
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
ukactive has signed a three-year partnership with physical activity trade show Elevate. The "strategic alignment"
ukactive has called for the physical activity sector to increase the amount of evidence it
The prospect of the current boutique fitness boom reaching a "breaking point" will be among
Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed a new long-term plan for the NHS, saying that
A record number of international startups have entered the ActiveLab accelerator programme – strengthening the
A study by research institute RAND Europe has suggested that there is a guaranteed way
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Legend Club Management Systems will enable all of its customers to have the ability to
Health secretary Matt Hancock has revealed a new preventative vision for the NHS, which includes
The average UK adult spends eight times as long watching on-demand television as they do
A new report has called for a "major culture shift" in order to get older
This year's National Fitness Day will kick off with a mass dance workout in the
Alex Smith, founder of Cares Family and a fellow at the Obama Foundation, will give
Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK –
Winners of the inaugural ukactive Awards were revealed at a gala dinner in Manchester last
Leaders from across the physical activity industry have gathered for the first ever Active Uprising
The UK government is encouraging businesses to get their staff more physically active, as part
This year's National Fitness Day (NFD) will look to find and celebrate the most inspiring
Having GPs based in gyms and health clubs – where they could work together with
The finalists for this year's ukactive Awards have been revealed. The 2018 award categories have
Emerging fitness technologies could be the "cradle to grave game-changer" for public health in the
The rapid growth of the UK's boutique fitness sector is being driven by strong demand
Britain’s most successful female Olympian, Laura Kenny, has been announced as one of the keynote
Ukactive has named the 11 fitness tech disruptors that have made it to the industry
A study has found that introducing golf to those who are not meeting the recommended
Sport England has published its latest Active Lives Adult Survey (ALAS), which shows that 27.7
Daniel Macaulay, CEO of sports marketing group Brandwave, has been revealed as the keynote speaker
A new guide document on swimming pool safety – which all UK pool operators will
ukactive has named Dr James Steele as its new principal investigator – a role which
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University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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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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The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
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GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
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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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Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Wellness
Absenteeism and presenteeism is taking a huge economic toll, with musculoskeletal problems and poor mental health the biggest issues. Can workplace wellness make a difference? Kath Hudson investigates
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Interview
Franchise business Orangetheory Fitness is merging with Self Esteem Brands and is on a long-term path to 10,000 units globally, its CEO and co-founder tells Kate Cracknell
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HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
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Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Property experts say it’s a golden moment for health and fitness operators to secure leases, as the sector has come through the pandemic with its reputation largely intact and clubs are seen as desirable anchor tenants. Kath Hudson finds out why landlords want to talk
HCM magazine
Specifier
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Debate
Although there’s much talk about working with health services, research from SLC suggests there’s much work to do before the sector is ready for the challenge. Kath Hudson asks the experts to identify barriers and solutions
HCM magazine
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
We are the new youth club, a social space for young people to connect
HCM magazine
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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
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Company profiles
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Catalogue Gallery
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Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
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Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
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Cryotherapy
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Lockers
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Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
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Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
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Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
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22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
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10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
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08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
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11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
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12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
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
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Steven Ward news

Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
World Active has finalised its charter, which it plans to adopt at its first-ever general
Go Fit has started work on a new wellness hub in Tenerife. It will open
The World Health Organization (WHO) has launched a webinar series to explore the future of
The physical activity sector is adapting to the difficult circumstances caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), according
Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The ukactive board has named Huw Edwards as the not-for-profit body's permanent chief executive. Edwards,
Ukactive has named Huw Edwards, director of public affairs and research, as acting CEO until
Shapewatch's 3D body visualisation system has been recognised as one of the leading start-ups in
ukactive has partnered with the Pearson Business School to deliver a chartered manager degree apprenticeship
ukactive has revealed a shake-up of its annual awards by adding a raft of new
Steven Ward will step down from his role as ukactive CEO in April 2019, after
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
ukactive has signed a three-year partnership with physical activity trade show Elevate. The "strategic alignment"
ukactive has called for the physical activity sector to increase the amount of evidence it
The prospect of the current boutique fitness boom reaching a "breaking point" will be among
Prime Minister Theresa May has revealed a new long-term plan for the NHS, saying that
A record number of international startups have entered the ActiveLab accelerator programme – strengthening the
A study by research institute RAND Europe has suggested that there is a guaranteed way
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Legend Club Management Systems will enable all of its customers to have the ability to
Health secretary Matt Hancock has revealed a new preventative vision for the NHS, which includes
The average UK adult spends eight times as long watching on-demand television as they do
A new report has called for a "major culture shift" in order to get older
This year's National Fitness Day will kick off with a mass dance workout in the
Alex Smith, founder of Cares Family and a fellow at the Obama Foundation, will give
Indoor cycling has been identified as the most popular group workout in the UK –
Winners of the inaugural ukactive Awards were revealed at a gala dinner in Manchester last
Leaders from across the physical activity industry have gathered for the first ever Active Uprising
The UK government is encouraging businesses to get their staff more physically active, as part
This year's National Fitness Day (NFD) will look to find and celebrate the most inspiring
Having GPs based in gyms and health clubs – where they could work together with
The finalists for this year's ukactive Awards have been revealed. The 2018 award categories have
Emerging fitness technologies could be the "cradle to grave game-changer" for public health in the
The rapid growth of the UK's boutique fitness sector is being driven by strong demand
Britain’s most successful female Olympian, Laura Kenny, has been announced as one of the keynote
Ukactive has named the 11 fitness tech disruptors that have made it to the industry
A study has found that introducing golf to those who are not meeting the recommended
Sport England has published its latest Active Lives Adult Survey (ALAS), which shows that 27.7
Daniel Macaulay, CEO of sports marketing group Brandwave, has been revealed as the keynote speaker
A new guide document on swimming pool safety – which all UK pool operators will
ukactive has named Dr James Steele as its new principal investigator – a role which
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The data in the asset management software is invaluable when we implement transformation projects at sites across our estate
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
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
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
We are the new youth club, a social space for young people to connect
HCM magazine
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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Company profiles
Company profile: GLL
GLL
As the UK’s leading provider of both leisure centres and libraries, GLL operate nearly 400 ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Mindbody
Mindbody is a true all-in-one software platform, providing first-rate service for your clients and the ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
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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