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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

government news

Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Nuffield Health’s fourth annual survey, the Healthier Nation Index, has found people moved slightly more
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released new data on the US’ wellness economy, valuing
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in
Industry research organisation, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has announced the release of a new
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
The Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition (APSWC) recently marked another year of industry achievement
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
The World Happiness Summit (WOHASU) is gearing up to hold its first-ever World Wellbeing Policy
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
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 UK's National Health Service (NHS) is looking for recruits ahead of undertaking its largest-ever
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out
Mark Hewlett, founder of padel tennis operator Soul Padel has told HCM the company is
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched a new global certificate to recognise and
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Dawn Tuckwell and Cheryl Hersey, founders of Action Group, have sold the company to their
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Equinox has created an educational programme for its performance coaches that will enable them to
With pressure on medical services at an all time high, the Tony Blair Institute for
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
HCM editor, Liz Terry, has called on the sector to step up to assist the
Without government action, economic growth in the UK will continue to be hampered by the
The UK’s most recently-formed local government body – North Yorkshire Council – is making wellbeing
Despite the growing popularity of health retreats globally, little to no research explores who goes
This summer's Nike’s Open Doors programme saved many children from a summer on the sofa
A proposed change to the way councils organise the operation of their leisure facilities – including
An Independent Commission for Healthier Working Lives, supported by the Health Foundation, is being established
12,300
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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
HCM promotional features
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Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
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
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Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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HCM magazine
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
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
Research
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you. [email protected]
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
Life lessons
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
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
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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
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
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
Fitstop is growing well. In 2023 it added 45 locations and launched in New Zealand, Singapore and the US. It has grown sustainably and has great founder-led energy
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
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Company profiles
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Supplier Showcase
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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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
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,
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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

government news

Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Nuffield Health’s fourth annual survey, the Healthier Nation Index, has found people moved slightly more
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has released new data on the US’ wellness economy, valuing
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in
Industry research organisation, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has announced the release of a new
Elevate
Elevate
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
The Asia Pacific Spa & Wellness Coalition (APSWC) recently marked another year of industry achievement
The International Sauna Association's (ISA) Sauna Aid initiative is asking for donations to establish a
The World Happiness Summit (WOHASU) is gearing up to hold its first-ever World Wellbeing Policy
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
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 UK's National Health Service (NHS) is looking for recruits ahead of undertaking its largest-ever
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out
Mark Hewlett, founder of padel tennis operator Soul Padel has told HCM the company is
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), has launched a new global certificate to recognise and
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Dawn Tuckwell and Cheryl Hersey, founders of Action Group, have sold the company to their
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Equinox has created an educational programme for its performance coaches that will enable them to
With pressure on medical services at an all time high, the Tony Blair Institute for
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
HCM editor, Liz Terry, has called on the sector to step up to assist the
Without government action, economic growth in the UK will continue to be hampered by the
The UK’s most recently-formed local government body – North Yorkshire Council – is making wellbeing
Despite the growing popularity of health retreats globally, little to no research explores who goes
This summer's Nike’s Open Doors programme saved many children from a summer on the sofa
A proposed change to the way councils organise the operation of their leisure facilities – including
An Independent Commission for Healthier Working Lives, supported by the Health Foundation, is being established
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
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
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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
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
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
Fitstop is growing well. In 2023 it added 45 locations and launched in New Zealand, Singapore and the US. It has grown sustainably and has great founder-led energy
HCM magazine
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Phil Heath, 7x Mr Olympia, shares machine-only leg workout routine
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions about bodybuilding without machines. Should bodybuilders be limited to just free weights? Why?
Company profiles
Company profile: GANTNER
GANTNER optimizes and simplifies the organisation of fitness clubs....
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend by Xplor
We help a wide range of public sector leisure operators (including Leisure Trusts, Leisure Management ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
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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