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VivaFit news

Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
Pedro Simão, CEO of Balance Company, says the company has acquired a 100 per cent
VivaFit has entered the Spanish fitness market with the opening of a studio in capital
Female-only fitness franchise Vivafit has opened its fifth studio in India – a 110sq m
Boutique franchise operator Personal20 has opened a new studio in the Portuguese capital Lisbon. The
Portugal-based operator Vivafit has taken its female-only franchised concept to Kuwait, with the opening of
Innovatise UK Ltd
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Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Portuguese fitness chain Vivafit has secured a deal to open 100 women-only health clubs in
Vivafit LLC is establishing an Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) Personal Training Studio franchise, www.Personal20.com. Studios
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit, headquartered in Portugal, recently continued its rapid expansion with three clubs
Portuguese women-only fitness chain Vivafit will shortly make its debut in Kazakhstan, with the launch
Portugese health club operator Vivafit is expanding its reach with the signing of the first
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit has continued its global roll-out in dramatic style over recent months.
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Vivafit, the franchisor of women-only express gyms, has signed a master franchise agreement for Indonesia.
As part of its roll-out in India, ladies-only fitness franchise Vivafit has launched in New
Women-only franchise Vivafit opened its fourth Singapore club in August. The club adopts Vivafit’s new
Vivafit - the largest women-only express fitness and nutrition franchise in Portugal - has launched
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit has signed a master franchise agreement for four southern states of
Image: The deal signals Vivafit's entry into Malaysia Vivafit, the Portuguese female-only fitness and nutrition
Alliance Leisure
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Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Vivafit has opened its first club in the Americas with the launch of its inaugural
A number of international health club operators are planning to expand their presence in India
VivaFit, the largest fitness chain in Portugal, will expand its brand into Northern Cyprus after
VivaFit has entered Uruguay via master franchise agreement signed in June with local businessman Ulisses
Portugal-based women-only health club chain Vivafit has signed a master franchise deal for 20 clubs
The European Health and Fitness Association's (EHFA) elected two new board members during its Annual
Singapore's first Vivafit club opens this month in the Tanjong Pagar Plaza shopping centre. The
The Indian market is being targeted by two international women-only fitness franchises: US-based Curves and
Women-only health club operator Vivafit has opened its first franchise site in Spain, in the
Women-only franchise Vivafit is expanding into Singapore following the signing of a master franchise agreement
Portugal-based women-only fitness chain Vivafit has signed a franchising deal with entrepreneur Cecile Jamoulle-Ogren which
Pedro Ruiz, CEO of Portugal's largest health club chain Vivafit, has warned that up to
Vivafit, the largest chain of gyms in Portugal, has signed a contract to open a
TV channel Fox Life in Portugal ran an eye-catching advertising campaign for its drama series
Vivafit has the highest overall brand awareness among women in Portugal when compared with other
Vivafit has the highest overall brand awareness among women in Portugal when compared with other
Vivafit, the women-only fitness chain, has signed its first master franchise deal to expand the
Women-only franchise Vivafit opened 18 new clubs in 2009 and increased its turnover by 16
Vivafit, the largest gym chain in Portugal which caters for women only, has seen an
Portuguese fitness chain Vivafit has gathered more than 26 tonnes of food to help adolescent
Vivafit, the leading brand in the Portuguese women-only express workout market, has opened its second
Vivafit, the Portuguese chain of women’s express workout centres, opened six new clubs in the
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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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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 New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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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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Insight
As more people join clubs to support their mental health, fitness professionals need to be empowered to take a holistic approach. Kath Hudson shares useful tools discussed at the ACE summit on mental health
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News report
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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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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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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Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
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Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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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
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Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
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Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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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
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
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We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
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The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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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
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What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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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
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VivaFit news

Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
Pedro Simão, CEO of Balance Company, says the company has acquired a 100 per cent
VivaFit has entered the Spanish fitness market with the opening of a studio in capital
Female-only fitness franchise Vivafit has opened its fifth studio in India – a 110sq m
Boutique franchise operator Personal20 has opened a new studio in the Portuguese capital Lisbon. The
Portugal-based operator Vivafit has taken its female-only franchised concept to Kuwait, with the opening of
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Portuguese fitness chain Vivafit has secured a deal to open 100 women-only health clubs in
Vivafit LLC is establishing an Electric Muscle Stimulation (EMS) Personal Training Studio franchise, www.Personal20.com. Studios
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit, headquartered in Portugal, recently continued its rapid expansion with three clubs
Portuguese women-only fitness chain Vivafit will shortly make its debut in Kazakhstan, with the launch
Portugese health club operator Vivafit is expanding its reach with the signing of the first
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit has continued its global roll-out in dramatic style over recent months.
Elevate
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Vivafit, the franchisor of women-only express gyms, has signed a master franchise agreement for Indonesia.
As part of its roll-out in India, ladies-only fitness franchise Vivafit has launched in New
Women-only franchise Vivafit opened its fourth Singapore club in August. The club adopts Vivafit’s new
Vivafit - the largest women-only express fitness and nutrition franchise in Portugal - has launched
Women-only fitness franchise Vivafit has signed a master franchise agreement for four southern states of
Image: The deal signals Vivafit's entry into Malaysia Vivafit, the Portuguese female-only fitness and nutrition
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Vivafit has opened its first club in the Americas with the launch of its inaugural
A number of international health club operators are planning to expand their presence in India
VivaFit, the largest fitness chain in Portugal, will expand its brand into Northern Cyprus after
VivaFit has entered Uruguay via master franchise agreement signed in June with local businessman Ulisses
Portugal-based women-only health club chain Vivafit has signed a master franchise deal for 20 clubs
The European Health and Fitness Association's (EHFA) elected two new board members during its Annual
Singapore's first Vivafit club opens this month in the Tanjong Pagar Plaza shopping centre. The
The Indian market is being targeted by two international women-only fitness franchises: US-based Curves and
Women-only health club operator Vivafit has opened its first franchise site in Spain, in the
Women-only franchise Vivafit is expanding into Singapore following the signing of a master franchise agreement
Portugal-based women-only fitness chain Vivafit has signed a franchising deal with entrepreneur Cecile Jamoulle-Ogren which
Pedro Ruiz, CEO of Portugal's largest health club chain Vivafit, has warned that up to
Vivafit, the largest chain of gyms in Portugal, has signed a contract to open a
TV channel Fox Life in Portugal ran an eye-catching advertising campaign for its drama series
Vivafit has the highest overall brand awareness among women in Portugal when compared with other
Vivafit has the highest overall brand awareness among women in Portugal when compared with other
Vivafit, the women-only fitness chain, has signed its first master franchise deal to expand the
Women-only franchise Vivafit opened 18 new clubs in 2009 and increased its turnover by 16
Vivafit, the largest gym chain in Portugal which caters for women only, has seen an
Portuguese fitness chain Vivafit has gathered more than 26 tonnes of food to help adolescent
Vivafit, the leading brand in the Portuguese women-only express workout market, has opened its second
Vivafit, the Portuguese chain of women’s express workout centres, opened six new clubs in the
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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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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
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
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 New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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
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
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 have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
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
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: CoverMe Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, an app for seamless, on-demand management and cover solutions for sports and fitness ...
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Company profile: Art of Cryo
Art of Cryo is a new division of a renowned family business with 30 years’ ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Wattbike Ltd press release: EXOS adds Wattbike to its supplier list
Wattbike, leaders in indoor cycling, is proud to announce that wattbike is now included as an official supplier with Exos, global experts in human performance and corporate wellbeing solutions.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Better leisure centres and gyms receive Which? Recommended provider status
Charitable social enterprise and leisure operator Better has been endorsed by Which? As a recommended provider for leisure centres and gyms.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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
06-06 Jun 2024
Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort, Tamworth, United Kingdom
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
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
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