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gym members news

Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million.
Equinox, has teamed up with health platform, Function Health, to offer 100 comprehensive laboratory tests,
US private equity fund, Providence Equity Partners, is acquiring a majority stake in VivaGym from
Myzone has announced the launch of MZ-Open, an access function that enables Myzone gym users
Fitness On Demand (FOD) has teamed up with Les Mills, to offer an omnichannel fitness
Elevate
Elevate
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Christian Tötzke, founder of Hyrox, plans to make the fitness races the equivalent of the
Sport Alliance has named Erwin Korst vice president sales international. The appointment comes as the
People can feel real, powerful benefits from having a gym or health club membership even
GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Gym equipment is a vital investment that requires routine maintenance and regular repairs. The most
Pure Gym has launched a fitness championships dedicated to the over-50s with a strong emphasis
The UK fitness industry's market value has reached an all-time high, despite a small drop
Councils in the UK will benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds of extra revenue
The European fitness market has experienced a "strong recovery" after two difficult years that saw
All gym, health club and other fitness subscriptions and memberships have been made tax-free in
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Brawn – the only connected community lifting app designed for lifters and strength trainers within
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Achieving success takes tenacity. The right partners and processes are vital. What do successful gyms
Richard Darwin is to step down from his role as CEO of The Gym Group
A list of 250 of the UK’s most popular gyms on Instagram has crowned Psycle
Antonio Iozzo, founder and CEO of Body Action Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa, has announced
Funxtion, the leading B2B digital fitness content SaaS platform company, and CycleMasters, the best in
US-based health, fitness and racquets club operator, Life Time, has opened a residential wellness resort
Athlo, an app enabling consumers to sell unwanted classes has soft-launched in the UK. The
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone,
Drop Fitness has launched its first club – a 25,000sq ft space – in the
Younger men at independent gyms are more likely than any other consumer group to accept
Pure Gym has opened its latest location in the Middle East as part of a
World Gym International has launched a strength-only gym concept, which it says will cater for
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
It’s a known fact that gamification is an effective method to make everyday activities and
Capitalising on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Capitalizing on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Consumers’ growing interest in exercise, health and wellness have been highlighted by changes to the
The ‘health seeker’ is a term being used a lot within fitness right now, as
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
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
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
News report
The prioritisation of prevention over repair fits with our mission
HCM magazine
News report
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
Interview
Go Fit is spreading its wings, with a five-year plan for growth and new projects already under construction in Italy. Its new CEO speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
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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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 magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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

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
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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
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
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Catalogue Gallery
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Featured press releases
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Wattbike, leaders in indoor cycling, is proud to announce that wattbike is now included as an official supplier with Exos, global experts in human performance and corporate wellbeing solutions.
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Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Better leisure centres and gyms receive Which? Recommended provider status
Charitable social enterprise and leisure operator Better has been endorsed by Which? As a recommended provider for leisure centres and gyms.
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gym members news

Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million.
Equinox, has teamed up with health platform, Function Health, to offer 100 comprehensive laboratory tests,
US private equity fund, Providence Equity Partners, is acquiring a majority stake in VivaGym from
Myzone has announced the launch of MZ-Open, an access function that enables Myzone gym users
Fitness On Demand (FOD) has teamed up with Les Mills, to offer an omnichannel fitness
Elevate
Elevate
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Christian Tötzke, founder of Hyrox, plans to make the fitness races the equivalent of the
Sport Alliance has named Erwin Korst vice president sales international. The appointment comes as the
People can feel real, powerful benefits from having a gym or health club membership even
GymNation, which was acquired by JD Gyms in 2022, has opened its latest health club
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Gym equipment is a vital investment that requires routine maintenance and regular repairs. The most
Pure Gym has launched a fitness championships dedicated to the over-50s with a strong emphasis
The UK fitness industry's market value has reached an all-time high, despite a small drop
Councils in the UK will benefit from hundreds of thousands of pounds of extra revenue
The European fitness market has experienced a "strong recovery" after two difficult years that saw
All gym, health club and other fitness subscriptions and memberships have been made tax-free in
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Phil Heath, professional athlete, bodybuilder and 7x Mr. Olympia, has fielded a lot of questions
Brawn – the only connected community lifting app designed for lifters and strength trainers within
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Achieving success takes tenacity. The right partners and processes are vital. What do successful gyms
Richard Darwin is to step down from his role as CEO of The Gym Group
A list of 250 of the UK’s most popular gyms on Instagram has crowned Psycle
Antonio Iozzo, founder and CEO of Body Action Gym in Johannesburg, South Africa, has announced
Funxtion, the leading B2B digital fitness content SaaS platform company, and CycleMasters, the best in
US-based health, fitness and racquets club operator, Life Time, has opened a residential wellness resort
Athlo, an app enabling consumers to sell unwanted classes has soft-launched in the UK. The
UK Active and ITN Productions will be releasing their co-produced programme, called Fitness for Everyone,
Drop Fitness has launched its first club – a 25,000sq ft space – in the
Younger men at independent gyms are more likely than any other consumer group to accept
Pure Gym has opened its latest location in the Middle East as part of a
World Gym International has launched a strength-only gym concept, which it says will cater for
A new report by Deloitte, outlining the social and economic value of the global health
It’s a known fact that gamification is an effective method to make everyday activities and
Capitalising on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health
A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Capitalizing on Schwinn’s decades of experience and iconic leadership in commercial indoor cycling, Core Health
The number of people with a gym membership in Europe increased by 1 million (or
Consumers’ growing interest in exercise, health and wellness have been highlighted by changes to the
The ‘health seeker’ is a term being used a lot within fitness right now, as
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
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
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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

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
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
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
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
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: 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?
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Active IQ
The UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised awarding organisation for the physical activity sector, we offer over 100 ...
Company profiles
Company profile: WellnessSpace Brands
WellnessSpace Brands offers industry-leading experiential wellness products, including HydroMassage, CryoLounge+, and RelaxSpace. Each of the ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Wattbike Ltd press release: EXOS adds Wattbike to its supplier list
Wattbike, leaders in indoor cycling, is proud to announce that wattbike is now included as an official supplier with Exos, global experts in human performance and corporate wellbeing solutions.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Better leisure centres and gyms receive Which? Recommended provider status
Charitable social enterprise and leisure operator Better has been endorsed by Which? As a recommended provider for leisure centres and gyms.
Directory
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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
06-06 Jun 2024
Drayton Manor Theme Park & Resort, Tamworth, United Kingdom
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
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
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Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
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