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fitness sector news

Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
US lobbying organisation for the health and fitness sector, IHRSA, has announced a name change
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Equinox has created an educational programme for its performance coaches that will enable them to
HCM editor, Liz Terry, has called on the sector to step up to assist the
JD Gyms, part of listed company, JD Sports Fashion plc, has sold UAE health club
Fahad Alhagbani, CEO of Saudi-based health club operator, Armah Sports has told HCM he plans
Pentathlon GB has launched a new sub-brand, Penta+, as part of a strategy to modernise
People can feel real, powerful benefits from having a gym or health club membership even
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
We Work Well, organiser of hosted buyer events, has announced it will launch into the
In the world of fitness, the latest technology is providing new and exciting opportunities for
Dan Rees, the former MD of Premier Global NASM – the training company which was
The UK fitness industry's market value has reached an all-time high, despite a small drop
Incorporating a SnowRoom into your spa or fitness studio is a tried and tested business
Fitness education provider Study Active is delighted to be teaming up with The Gym Group,
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
All gym, health club and other fitness subscriptions and memberships have been made tax-free in
Elevate is the leading UK trade show for physical activity, showcasing the latest innovations and
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
In his first speech as chair at UK Active, Mike Farrar said the physical activity
Jason Worthy has been announced as the new CEO of Anytime Fitness UK. He succeeds
Vietnam-based California Fitness and Yoga, part of Australasian health and fitness operator Fitness and Lifestyle
Rebecca Passmore was promoted to MD of Pure Gym in September 2020 – the same
Spren Vision transforms smartphone cameras into real-time biomarker sensors. It can connect any app to
The revival of a classic UK health and fitness brand will see Topnotch Health Clubs
UK Health and Fitness operators' level of engagement with technology has been researched for the
Kevin Yates, founder and CEO of Trib3 has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in
League Football Education has announced a new partnership with training provider The Fitness Group (TFG)
Pure Gym says it will open over 20 gyms across the UAE, with the first
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub (DataHub) platform into Europe. The announcement was made
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone,
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, has announced that
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
Premier Global NASM, which is owned by US-based Ascend Learning, has announced it's winding up
Incorporating a SnowRoom into your spa or fitness studio is a tried and tested business
Core Health & Fitness has acquired Digital fitness content provider, Wexer Holding, for an undisclosed
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
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
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
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
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
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
HCM People
Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
Nobody had ever done the sort of moves my mother did to work the small muscles
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
HCM People

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
HCM magazine
Life lessons
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
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
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
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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

fitness sector news

Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
US lobbying organisation for the health and fitness sector, IHRSA, has announced a name change
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Equinox has created an educational programme for its performance coaches that will enable them to
HCM editor, Liz Terry, has called on the sector to step up to assist the
JD Gyms, part of listed company, JD Sports Fashion plc, has sold UAE health club
Fahad Alhagbani, CEO of Saudi-based health club operator, Armah Sports has told HCM he plans
Pentathlon GB has launched a new sub-brand, Penta+, as part of a strategy to modernise
People can feel real, powerful benefits from having a gym or health club membership even
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
We Work Well, organiser of hosted buyer events, has announced it will launch into the
In the world of fitness, the latest technology is providing new and exciting opportunities for
Dan Rees, the former MD of Premier Global NASM – the training company which was
The UK fitness industry's market value has reached an all-time high, despite a small drop
Incorporating a SnowRoom into your spa or fitness studio is a tried and tested business
Fitness education provider Study Active is delighted to be teaming up with The Gym Group,
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
All gym, health club and other fitness subscriptions and memberships have been made tax-free in
Elevate is the leading UK trade show for physical activity, showcasing the latest innovations and
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
Sharecare, a US-based digital health platform, has launched a corporate scheme called Get Active which
In his first speech as chair at UK Active, Mike Farrar said the physical activity
Jason Worthy has been announced as the new CEO of Anytime Fitness UK. He succeeds
Vietnam-based California Fitness and Yoga, part of Australasian health and fitness operator Fitness and Lifestyle
Rebecca Passmore was promoted to MD of Pure Gym in September 2020 – the same
Spren Vision transforms smartphone cameras into real-time biomarker sensors. It can connect any app to
The revival of a classic UK health and fitness brand will see Topnotch Health Clubs
UK Health and Fitness operators' level of engagement with technology has been researched for the
Kevin Yates, founder and CEO of Trib3 has been awarded Entrepreneur of the Year in
League Football Education has announced a new partnership with training provider The Fitness Group (TFG)
Pure Gym says it will open over 20 gyms across the UAE, with the first
4 Global has expanded its Data Hub (DataHub) platform into Europe. The announcement was made
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone,
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, has announced that
Questex’s Sibec Europe-UK, Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry, will take place
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
Premier Global NASM, which is owned by US-based Ascend Learning, has announced it's winding up
Incorporating a SnowRoom into your spa or fitness studio is a tried and tested business
Core Health & Fitness has acquired Digital fitness content provider, Wexer Holding, for an undisclosed
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
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
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
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
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
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Serco Leisure
Serco Leisure Operating Limited is one of the UK’s leading national operators of leisure centres, ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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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