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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

University College London news

Ten years after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the London Legacy Development Corporation
The Food for the Brain foundation has released a new app, Cognition, which it claims
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a
Approaching half of the UK population (40 per cent) are exercising less during the current
A major seven-year study of more than 150,000 people has found that those with higher
Children should spend at least one hour a day learning and playing in wild places,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Museum delegates will soon gather in London for the European edition of this year's MuseumNext
People who achieve the UK government's target of 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week
Urban planning expert Space Syntax is launching a range of specialised training courses to teach
A London-based start up company is pioneering the use of old coffee as a green
Equipment and software supplier eGym has announced a new research agreement with University College London
It’s been dubbed ‘the new smoking’ but sitting might not be as bad for your
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Researchers at the University College London have found that participants in a study consistently rated
LDA Design has been selected to masterplan a university campus at London’s Olympic Park, featuring
A host of leading architecture practices feature on the shortlist – revealed today (12 December)
Starting in the new year, residents of North Lancashire with an unhealthy BMI, will get
Mayor of London Boris Johnson, has opened a major design competition for a new £400m
People facing discrimination because of their size may be more likely to put on weight,
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Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and
The more active a mother is, the more active her child is likely to be,
The 12th International Congress on Obesity, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is now underway, with
An editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) has highlighted a lack of
Exercising in the midlife will help protect your heart, according to a study conducted by
Half of all seven-year-olds in the UK are in risk of suffering from poor health
Arthritis Research UK has launched a new £11m (US$17.1m, €12.9m) research centre initiative aiming to
Social enterprise Mytime Active has acquired healthy lifestyle provider MEND, which will save the weight
Image: Exercise lowers the risk of inflammations A new study has shown that middle-aged adults
Keep your members coming to your gym for more than 66 days straight and your
Sporting Equals has launched a new campaign focusing on race, culture and religion across sport
Experts will hear today how a community-based programme has helped obese children become healthier, fitter
Science and Discovery Centre, @Bristol, has been selected to become part of the government’s £51m
London's Petrie Museum, keepers of one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiques outside Egypt,
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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The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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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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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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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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Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
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The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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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
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Research
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
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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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HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
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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
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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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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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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
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What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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

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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
I needed a new management team with the talent and leadership to reposition a 20-year-old brand
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.
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Featured supplier news: Introducing the Schwinn Z Bike: where innovation meets performance
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. Now, we proudly present the Schwinn Z Bike, the culmination of our legacy of excellence.
Company profiles
Company profile: GLL
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Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
Supplier Showcase
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: CIMSPA's 'Enhancing' rating validates THFI's industry dominance, setting an inspirational benchmark for all upcoming businesses
THFI (The Health and Fitness Institute) proudly announces its recent recognition by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) with an esteemed 'enhancing' rating.
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Worldwide, Various,
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Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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University College London news

Ten years after the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the London Legacy Development Corporation
The Food for the Brain foundation has released a new app, Cognition, which it claims
Live-streaming platform Heygo has ventured into the cultural visitor attractions sector by partnering with a
Approaching half of the UK population (40 per cent) are exercising less during the current
A major seven-year study of more than 150,000 people has found that those with higher
Children should spend at least one hour a day learning and playing in wild places,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Museum delegates will soon gather in London for the European edition of this year's MuseumNext
People who achieve the UK government's target of 150 minutes of moderate exercise a week
Urban planning expert Space Syntax is launching a range of specialised training courses to teach
A London-based start up company is pioneering the use of old coffee as a green
Equipment and software supplier eGym has announced a new research agreement with University College London
It’s been dubbed ‘the new smoking’ but sitting might not be as bad for your
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Researchers at the University College London have found that participants in a study consistently rated
LDA Design has been selected to masterplan a university campus at London’s Olympic Park, featuring
A host of leading architecture practices feature on the shortlist – revealed today (12 December)
Starting in the new year, residents of North Lancashire with an unhealthy BMI, will get
Mayor of London Boris Johnson, has opened a major design competition for a new £400m
People facing discrimination because of their size may be more likely to put on weight,
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
There are no added benefits to eating more than five 80g portions of fruit and
The more active a mother is, the more active her child is likely to be,
The 12th International Congress on Obesity, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, is now underway, with
An editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) has highlighted a lack of
Exercising in the midlife will help protect your heart, according to a study conducted by
Half of all seven-year-olds in the UK are in risk of suffering from poor health
Arthritis Research UK has launched a new £11m (US$17.1m, €12.9m) research centre initiative aiming to
Social enterprise Mytime Active has acquired healthy lifestyle provider MEND, which will save the weight
Image: Exercise lowers the risk of inflammations A new study has shown that middle-aged adults
Keep your members coming to your gym for more than 66 days straight and your
Sporting Equals has launched a new campaign focusing on race, culture and religion across sport
Experts will hear today how a community-based programme has helped obese children become healthier, fitter
Science and Discovery Centre, @Bristol, has been selected to become part of the government’s £51m
London's Petrie Museum, keepers of one of the largest collections of Egyptian antiques outside Egypt,
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
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
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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

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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
I needed a new management team with the talent and leadership to reposition a 20-year-old brand
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: Introducing the Schwinn Z Bike: where innovation meets performance
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of innovation. Now, we proudly present the Schwinn Z Bike, the culmination of our legacy of excellence.
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: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: CIMSPA's 'Enhancing' rating validates THFI's industry dominance, setting an inspirational benchmark for all upcoming businesses
THFI (The Health and Fitness Institute) proudly announces its recent recognition by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) with an esteemed 'enhancing' rating.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme open-house shock takeover
In a shift from tradition, Keepme have announced that the upcoming May Open-House session will be led by their expert Marketing team.
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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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