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Watford news

Universal Studios is assessing the feasibility of opening its first European resort in the UK,
Fitness entrepreneurs Jon Williams, CEO, and Tom Edwards, COO, have co-founded a new high-end club
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
Budget gym operator Fitness4Less has revealed that it will not be reopening its Bristol club
A number of UK leisure companies and operators have launched initiatives to help ease the
ADI, a UK-based stadium display technology provider, has installed two 80sq m screens at Vicarage
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Bolton Wanderers Football Club (BWFC) is set to enter administration after talks to find a
British hospitality group New World Trading Company (NWTC) has launched The Florist – a gardenesque
Franchise operator Anytime Fitness has begun the roll-out of a new interior look for its
Hertfordshire based organisation Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) ran its annual week-long campaign
Abi Wright, the co-founder and managing director of Spabreaks.com, has been named as a finalist
Watford Football Club has installed a custom space-efficient Queenax™ rig in its player’s fitness suite,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In today's competitive fitness landscape, the key to success lies not only in providing exceptional
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has earmarked a September date for a formal
League One football club Gillingham has called on its local council to support its aspirations
The Warner Brothers Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, has announced plans
The head of policy at the Premier League has revealed that clubs which don’t comply
We’re always looking to add new talent to the Everyone Active team, and our 12-month
Watford FC and Dryworld Industries have released the kits for the new Premier League 2016/17
Elevate
Elevate
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Ez-Runner was proud to host the first Trampoline Park conference at the Hilton Watford on
A community centre in Watford has received a £250,916 (US$362,882, €324,698) grant from the Football
The Warner Brothers Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, has lined up
Asda’s plans to add in-store gyms as part of a push into the growing fitness
Asda is bidding to help customers shed pounds from their waistline as well as their
Almost two-thirds of people do not know how many calories the average person needs to
Harry Potter fans retracing the steps of the boy wizard can now retire to their
Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014
Tesco is continuing its push towards wellness by teaming up with Diabetes UK and the
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has announced a deal to buy English League One side
Supermarket chain Tesco is to continue its push into the health and fitness market, with
Finalists for the new-look 2014 Flame Awards were announced yesterday afternoon by ukactive CEO David
Shopping centre owner and operator Intu has outlined plans to raise capital by selling sections
FullerLife Health & Fitness Centre, a community club run by Watford Grammar School for Girls,
Leisure centre operator Everyone Active has embraced GRAVITY training with more than one third of
Shopping centre owner intu has been granted detailed planning consent to redevelop Charter Place in
Speaking at the awards ceremony for the third annual Members’ Choice Health Club Awards during
The winners of the Members' Choice Health Club Awards for 2013 were announced last night,
One of Tesco’s largest stores has unveiled a new shopping and leisure destination in Watford
The first of a planned series of community facilities inspired by the legacy of London
The operator of the Walkabout chain of bars, Intertain, has launched a new late-night concept
The operator of the Walkabout chain of bars, Intertain, has launched a new late-night concept
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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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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
HCM magazine
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
Research
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
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
HCM magazine
Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
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
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
News report
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson 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
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
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
When it was founded, Snap Fitness was ground-breaking, but by 2020 the industry had evolved, but the brand hadn’t
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd specialises in maintaining, servicing and re-manufacturing all brands of cardiovascular and resistance ...
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
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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

Watford news

Universal Studios is assessing the feasibility of opening its first European resort in the UK,
Fitness entrepreneurs Jon Williams, CEO, and Tom Edwards, COO, have co-founded a new high-end club
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
Budget gym operator Fitness4Less has revealed that it will not be reopening its Bristol club
A number of UK leisure companies and operators have launched initiatives to help ease the
ADI, a UK-based stadium display technology provider, has installed two 80sq m screens at Vicarage
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Bolton Wanderers Football Club (BWFC) is set to enter administration after talks to find a
British hospitality group New World Trading Company (NWTC) has launched The Florist – a gardenesque
Franchise operator Anytime Fitness has begun the roll-out of a new interior look for its
Hertfordshire based organisation Herts Sports and Physical Activity Partnership (HSP) ran its annual week-long campaign
Abi Wright, the co-founder and managing director of Spabreaks.com, has been named as a finalist
Watford Football Club has installed a custom space-efficient Queenax™ rig in its player’s fitness suite,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In today's competitive fitness landscape, the key to success lies not only in providing exceptional
The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has earmarked a September date for a formal
League One football club Gillingham has called on its local council to support its aspirations
The Warner Brothers Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, has announced plans
The head of policy at the Premier League has revealed that clubs which don’t comply
We’re always looking to add new talent to the Everyone Active team, and our 12-month
Watford FC and Dryworld Industries have released the kits for the new Premier League 2016/17
Elevate
Elevate
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Ez-Runner was proud to host the first Trampoline Park conference at the Hilton Watford on
A community centre in Watford has received a £250,916 (US$362,882, €324,698) grant from the Football
The Warner Brothers Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter, has lined up
Asda’s plans to add in-store gyms as part of a push into the growing fitness
Asda is bidding to help customers shed pounds from their waistline as well as their
Almost two-thirds of people do not know how many calories the average person needs to
Harry Potter fans retracing the steps of the boy wizard can now retire to their
Birmingham’s Motorcycle Museum was the scene for the glittering Members’ Choice Health Club Awards 2014
Tesco is continuing its push towards wellness by teaming up with Diabetes UK and the
One Direction star Louis Tomlinson has announced a deal to buy English League One side
Supermarket chain Tesco is to continue its push into the health and fitness market, with
Finalists for the new-look 2014 Flame Awards were announced yesterday afternoon by ukactive CEO David
Shopping centre owner and operator Intu has outlined plans to raise capital by selling sections
FullerLife Health & Fitness Centre, a community club run by Watford Grammar School for Girls,
Leisure centre operator Everyone Active has embraced GRAVITY training with more than one third of
Shopping centre owner intu has been granted detailed planning consent to redevelop Charter Place in
Speaking at the awards ceremony for the third annual Members’ Choice Health Club Awards during
The winners of the Members' Choice Health Club Awards for 2013 were announced last night,
One of Tesco’s largest stores has unveiled a new shopping and leisure destination in Watford
The first of a planned series of community facilities inspired by the legacy of London
The operator of the Walkabout chain of bars, Intertain, has launched a new late-night concept
The operator of the Walkabout chain of bars, Intertain, has launched a new late-night concept
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
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
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
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
When it was founded, Snap Fitness was ground-breaking, but by 2020 the industry had evolved, but the brand hadn’t
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Company profiles
Company profile: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd specialises in maintaining, servicing and re-manufacturing all brands of cardiovascular and resistance ...
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
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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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