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Xercise4Less news

GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
The growth of budget health club chain JD Gyms has been accelerated by "at least
Stuart Perrin, a former Xercise4Less COO, has launched a new affordable boutique studio concept with
JD Gyms has acquired the gym estate of Xercise4Less, following the budget chain calling in
Budget fitness chain, Xercise4Less, will have a new ownership structure and financing set-up by the
Budget fitness chain, Xercise4Less, is being sold off by its investors, directors and shareholders, which
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
Affordable fitness chain GymNation has revealed plans to open eight new sites across the United
Harlands Group is the leading UK specialist in managing membership payments for health & fitness
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
Budget operator Xercise4Less has appointed a chief technology officer to lead the company through a
Low-cost fitness operator Xercise4Less is has revealed plans to double in size and have 100
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Fitness On Demand (FoD) has signed a partnership deal with fitness software platform Virtuagym, making
Budget operator Xercise4Less has named fitness industry veteran Peter Wright as its new CEO. Wright
Equipment supplier Matrix Fitness has restructured its sales team and added a trio of senior
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has opened a club in Chesterfield, taking the number of clubs
Latest stats on the UK fitness industry, Xercise4Less expansion plans, Jennie Price leaves Sport England,
Budget chain Xercise4Less has secured growth investment worth £42m from Swedish credit provider Proventus Capital
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Serco Leisure has named Simon Pittman as its new national membership sales manager. Pittman, a
Low-cost gym operator Xercise4Less will open its 50th UK club in Chesterfied later this year.
Xercise4Less founder Jon Wright has been praised for his efforts in trying to help reverse
Low-cost gym chain Xercise4Less is collaborating with Lancashire Sport Partnership to help people recovering from
The health and fitness industry’s finest came together in their hundreds last night (28 June)
Fitness club operator Xercise4Less is supporting Anthony Nolan during Men’s Health Week (12–18 June) by
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less is planning to expand its Xercise4Perks initiative to include discounts at
Both ends of the private gym market will be represented when budget brand Xercise4Less takes
Gym operator Xercise4Less will be inviting non-members to visit and train for free over the
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less finished 2016 as the top ranking private fitness brand on social
National gym operator Xercise4Less will kick off a month-long partnership with blood cancer charity Anthony
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has become the latest firm to turn to Icon to provide
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has launched a £1 per month gym membership for a year
Budget gym chain, Xercise4Less, has made The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list for the
Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.
Budget health club operator Xercise4Less is hoping to highlight the “crisis in men’s health” by
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less has partnered with app provider Virtuagym to create a fitness, nutrition
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less has partnered with app provider Virtuagym to create a fitness, nutrition
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less will establish a new club in Middleton, Manchester in December this
Budget health club chains continue to lead the way when it comes to social media
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced a new exclusive partnership with Reebok Spartan Race UK
Virgin Active has announced a range of new offerings aimed at extreme fitness fans ahead
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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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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
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
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
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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News report
Analysts have been excited by The Gym Group’s plans to open 50 sites with an ROI of 30 per cent, up from the current 20 per cent
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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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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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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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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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University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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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
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
Actually most people go to the gym to feel better and that’s far easier to achieve than losing 5kg
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd specialises in maintaining, servicing and re-manufacturing all brands of cardiovascular and resistance ...
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
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
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
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

Xercise4Less news

GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
The growth of budget health club chain JD Gyms has been accelerated by "at least
Stuart Perrin, a former Xercise4Less COO, has launched a new affordable boutique studio concept with
JD Gyms has acquired the gym estate of Xercise4Less, following the budget chain calling in
Budget fitness chain, Xercise4Less, will have a new ownership structure and financing set-up by the
Budget fitness chain, Xercise4Less, is being sold off by its investors, directors and shareholders, which
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
Affordable fitness chain GymNation has revealed plans to open eight new sites across the United
Harlands Group is the leading UK specialist in managing membership payments for health & fitness
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam
Budget operator Xercise4Less has appointed a chief technology officer to lead the company through a
Low-cost fitness operator Xercise4Less is has revealed plans to double in size and have 100
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Fitness On Demand (FoD) has signed a partnership deal with fitness software platform Virtuagym, making
Budget operator Xercise4Less has named fitness industry veteran Peter Wright as its new CEO. Wright
Equipment supplier Matrix Fitness has restructured its sales team and added a trio of senior
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has opened a club in Chesterfield, taking the number of clubs
Latest stats on the UK fitness industry, Xercise4Less expansion plans, Jennie Price leaves Sport England,
Budget chain Xercise4Less has secured growth investment worth £42m from Swedish credit provider Proventus Capital
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Serco Leisure has named Simon Pittman as its new national membership sales manager. Pittman, a
Low-cost gym operator Xercise4Less will open its 50th UK club in Chesterfied later this year.
Xercise4Less founder Jon Wright has been praised for his efforts in trying to help reverse
Low-cost gym chain Xercise4Less is collaborating with Lancashire Sport Partnership to help people recovering from
The health and fitness industry’s finest came together in their hundreds last night (28 June)
Fitness club operator Xercise4Less is supporting Anthony Nolan during Men’s Health Week (12–18 June) by
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less is planning to expand its Xercise4Perks initiative to include discounts at
Both ends of the private gym market will be represented when budget brand Xercise4Less takes
Gym operator Xercise4Less will be inviting non-members to visit and train for free over the
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less finished 2016 as the top ranking private fitness brand on social
National gym operator Xercise4Less will kick off a month-long partnership with blood cancer charity Anthony
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has become the latest firm to turn to Icon to provide
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less has launched a £1 per month gym membership for a year
Budget gym chain, Xercise4Less, has made The Sunday Times Fast Track 100 list for the
Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.
Budget health club operator Xercise4Less is hoping to highlight the “crisis in men’s health” by
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less has partnered with app provider Virtuagym to create a fitness, nutrition
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less has partnered with app provider Virtuagym to create a fitness, nutrition
Budget gym operator Xercise4Less will establish a new club in Middleton, Manchester in December this
Budget health club chains continue to lead the way when it comes to social media
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced a new exclusive partnership with Reebok Spartan Race UK
Virgin Active has announced a range of new offerings aimed at extreme fitness fans ahead
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
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
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
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
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
Actually most people go to the gym to feel better and that’s far easier to achieve than losing 5kg
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: ServiceSport (UK) Ltd
ServiceSport (UK) Ltd specialises in maintaining, servicing and re-manufacturing all brands of cardiovascular and resistance ...
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
Perfect Gym press release: PerfectGym joins Sport Alliance
Sport Alliance, a Hamburg-based provider of innovative software solutions and services to gyms and fitness suites, has announced the acquisition of PerfectGym, the international software provider to fitness and leisure businesses.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: GLL fitness instructor smashes World Record
Anthony Bryan, a fitness instructor at GLL’s Southbury Leisure Centre, recently took part in the London Marathon.
Directory
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
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
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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