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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

group exercise news

Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Gibbon Slacklines has officially launched in the UK, introducing two flagship products: the Giboard and
Everyone Active has taken over as operator of the London Aquatic Centre on behalf of
Following the launch of its Siro wellness hotel brand, in the form of Siro One
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
Following a successful pilot, The Gym Group is rolling out a programme, delivered by The
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Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
David Lloyd Clubs has been granted planning permission to develop a health and racquets centre
Arch Amenities Group (AAG)* has announced the opening of its first Privai Spa + Fitness
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its
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
Lifestyle work and wellness concept, Jesse’s House has told HCM it's gearing up to open
Horizon Leisure is upgrading and investing in its new shopping-centre health hub – The Wellbeing
Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete
Global workout specialist, Les Mills, which owns and operates health clubs in its home country
Gibbon Slacklines has announced the launch of the SlackFit, a series of playful group workout
Virgin Active has opened the doors to its Wimbledon club following a comprehensive redevelopment and
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Nike, which teased a possible foray into the strength training market six weeks ago, via
Les Mills is jumping into Mixed Reality with the launch of the Bodycombat XR workout,
When Bannatyne acquired a former DW Fitness site in Broadstairs, Kent, it was with a
Little Houses Group (LHG), which was set up to create community-led family clubs and nurseries,
GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
Nike has made the leap into the group fitness market with the launch of Nike
Charitable leisure trust, Horizon Leisure, has acquired a former Sports Direct gym in Guildford and
Lebanese health club chain, Fitness Zone, has marked its international expansion with the launch of
Big news today from Apple’s WWDC2023 event in Cupertino, where the company revealed plans to
Wellfit, UAE-based operator of vast health and fitness, sport and wellness clubs, has announced plans
Urban Gym Group is adding to its network of fitness clubs with the opening of
CoverMe Fitness, a new, free on-demand group exercise class cover app, allows freelance instructors to
Frank O’Rourke, Precor’s newly-appointed senior vice president of global sales, talks to HCM about his
Go Fit has started work on a new wellness hub in Tenerife. It will open
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
More than 5,000 exercisers turned out for Les Mills Live London recently, making it one
Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, run by Lancaster City Council, has received two brand new training
Pure Gym says it will open over 20 gyms across the UAE, with the first
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has acquired fitness clubs ABC Serrano and La Finca in Madrid.
A recent OnePoll survey on behalf of The Gym Group (TGG) has found one in
Lifestyle Fitness and boutique class studio operator, V1BE, announced their second partnership in the summer
12,300
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Brawn is the digital platform that drives revenues from personal training
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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
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Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
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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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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
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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
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Interview
Franchise business Orangetheory Fitness is merging with Self Esteem Brands and is on a long-term path to 10,000 units globally, its CEO and co-founder tells Kate Cracknell
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
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
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
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
We are the new youth club, a social space for young people to connect
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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
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.
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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
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Supplier Showcase
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
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Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
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salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
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Grantham, Leicestershire
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22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
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10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
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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

group exercise news

Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Gibbon Slacklines has officially launched in the UK, introducing two flagship products: the Giboard and
Everyone Active has taken over as operator of the London Aquatic Centre on behalf of
Following the launch of its Siro wellness hotel brand, in the form of Siro One
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
Following a successful pilot, The Gym Group is rolling out a programme, delivered by The
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
David Lloyd Clubs has been granted planning permission to develop a health and racquets centre
Arch Amenities Group (AAG)* has announced the opening of its first Privai Spa + Fitness
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
Janu, the new hotel brand from luxury operator Aman, is gearing up to launch its
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
Lifestyle work and wellness concept, Jesse’s House has told HCM it's gearing up to open
Horizon Leisure is upgrading and investing in its new shopping-centre health hub – The Wellbeing
Aman’s sister brand Janu will launch its flagship property in Tokyo in March 2024, complete
Global workout specialist, Les Mills, which owns and operates health clubs in its home country
Gibbon Slacklines has announced the launch of the SlackFit, a series of playful group workout
Virgin Active has opened the doors to its Wimbledon club following a comprehensive redevelopment and
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Nike, which teased a possible foray into the strength training market six weeks ago, via
Les Mills is jumping into Mixed Reality with the launch of the Bodycombat XR workout,
When Bannatyne acquired a former DW Fitness site in Broadstairs, Kent, it was with a
Little Houses Group (LHG), which was set up to create community-led family clubs and nurseries,
GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
Nike has made the leap into the group fitness market with the launch of Nike
Charitable leisure trust, Horizon Leisure, has acquired a former Sports Direct gym in Guildford and
Lebanese health club chain, Fitness Zone, has marked its international expansion with the launch of
Big news today from Apple’s WWDC2023 event in Cupertino, where the company revealed plans to
Wellfit, UAE-based operator of vast health and fitness, sport and wellness clubs, has announced plans
Urban Gym Group is adding to its network of fitness clubs with the opening of
CoverMe Fitness, a new, free on-demand group exercise class cover app, allows freelance instructors to
Frank O’Rourke, Precor’s newly-appointed senior vice president of global sales, talks to HCM about his
Go Fit has started work on a new wellness hub in Tenerife. It will open
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
More than 5,000 exercisers turned out for Les Mills Live London recently, making it one
Salt Ayre Leisure Centre, run by Lancaster City Council, has received two brand new training
Pure Gym says it will open over 20 gyms across the UAE, with the first
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has acquired fitness clubs ABC Serrano and La Finca in Madrid.
A recent OnePoll survey on behalf of The Gym Group (TGG) has found one in
Lifestyle Fitness and boutique class studio operator, V1BE, announced their second partnership in the summer
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Brawn is the digital platform that drives revenues from personal training
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
We are the new youth club, a social space for young people to connect
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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
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.
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: FIBO Global Fitness
FIBO pursues the vision of a strong and healthy society and as a global network ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
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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