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fund news

Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Blink Tech has announced the highly anticipated release of its XbotGo Chameleon, a new AI-powered
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Edinburgh Leisure has appointed Jen Holland as chief executive. She will take over from June
Historic England has announced it will be funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
Research by the University of Sydney is the first to objectively measure whether daily steps
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Equinox has raised US$1.8 billion in cash to refinance US$1.5 billion of maturing loans. The
A multi-million-euro geothermal spa and leisure centre, called Terme Bjelovar, is scheduled to open in
The World Travel & Tourism Council 's (WTTC) Hotel Sustainability Basics verification (Basics) has achieved
Maui’s iconic Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has announced the opening of its highly
Oman’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning (MoHUP) has revealed plans for an ambitious high-altitude
The ICO has ruled that eight leisure operators have been unlawfully processing the biometric data
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Xponential Fitness has told HCM it will vigorously defend itself against claims made in a
Accor’s high-end brand Raffles Hotels & Resorts is set to land in northwestern Saudia Arabia
Mark Hewlett, founder of padel tennis operator Soul Padel has told HCM the company is
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its
As Third Space unveiled its latest club in Wimbledon at the end of 2023 as
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
GOCO Hospitality is collaborating with Fullerton Fund Management (Fullerton) to invest in wellness-centric properties in
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Edinburgh Leisure is not considering facility closures, despite a number of stories circulating in local
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
Solving the UK's social care problem is the key to overcoming the financial challenges facing
Lifestyle work and wellness concept, Jesse’s House has told HCM it's gearing up to open
In the latest issue of Spa Business, Jeremy McCarthy explores what it takes to create
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The UK’s most recently-formed local government body – North Yorkshire Council – is making wellbeing
Inventor Justin Wiggan is creating a new haptic suit that massages people by translating the
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Recent work includes a gym refurb for a number of Everyone Active sites and a full range of merchandise for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race
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 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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
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
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

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Specifier
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
HCM magazine
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: Taylor Made Designs
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) is a ‘leisure specialist’ provider of bespoke leisure workwear, plus branded ...
Company profiles
Company profile: BLK BOX
BLK BOX is recognised as a trusted authority in strength equipment and facility design. Through ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
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

fund news

Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Blink Tech has announced the highly anticipated release of its XbotGo Chameleon, a new AI-powered
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Edinburgh Leisure has appointed Jen Holland as chief executive. She will take over from June
Historic England has announced it will be funding 56 creative projects that honour the heritage
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
Research by the University of Sydney is the first to objectively measure whether daily steps
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Equinox has raised US$1.8 billion in cash to refinance US$1.5 billion of maturing loans. The
A multi-million-euro geothermal spa and leisure centre, called Terme Bjelovar, is scheduled to open in
The World Travel & Tourism Council 's (WTTC) Hotel Sustainability Basics verification (Basics) has achieved
Maui’s iconic Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort has announced the opening of its highly
Oman’s Ministry of Housing and Urban Planning (MoHUP) has revealed plans for an ambitious high-altitude
The ICO has ruled that eight leisure operators have been unlawfully processing the biometric data
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Xponential Fitness has told HCM it will vigorously defend itself against claims made in a
Accor’s high-end brand Raffles Hotels & Resorts is set to land in northwestern Saudia Arabia
Mark Hewlett, founder of padel tennis operator Soul Padel has told HCM the company is
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its
As Third Space unveiled its latest club in Wimbledon at the end of 2023 as
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
GOCO Hospitality is collaborating with Fullerton Fund Management (Fullerton) to invest in wellness-centric properties in
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Edinburgh Leisure is not considering facility closures, despite a number of stories circulating in local
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
Opening over Easter weekend in March 2024 after a £26.5m redevelopment project, Perth Museum will
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
Solving the UK's social care problem is the key to overcoming the financial challenges facing
Lifestyle work and wellness concept, Jesse’s House has told HCM it's gearing up to open
In the latest issue of Spa Business, Jeremy McCarthy explores what it takes to create
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The UK’s most recently-formed local government body – North Yorkshire Council – is making wellbeing
Inventor Justin Wiggan is creating a new haptic suit that massages people by translating the
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Recent work includes a gym refurb for a number of Everyone Active sites and a full range of merchandise for the Oxford vs Cambridge Boat Race
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 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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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

Jennifer Maanavi

Founder, Physique 57
Our ‘why?’ is to improve the lives of our clients, not to make them feel defeated
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: Taylor Made Designs
Taylor Made Designs (TMD) is a ‘leisure specialist’ provider of bespoke leisure workwear, plus branded ...
Company profiles
Company profile: BLK BOX
BLK BOX is recognised as a trusted authority in strength equipment and facility design. Through ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media expands partnership with Fitness4less
Zoom Media, the UK's leading provider of health and fitness digital media, has announced a new contract with Fitness4Less to deliver Out of Home advertising across its estate.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
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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