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gyms news

Speaking to HCM for its 2024-2025 Handbook, which will be out next month, PureGym managing
Leisure, lifestyle, wellness and entertainment growth investor, Imbiba, has invested in boutique gym brand, 1Rebel's
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Energym’s flagship product, the RE:GEN Studio, is an indoor bike that captures the energy from
Fast Fitness Japan, master franchisee of Anytime Fitness in Japan, has acquired Eighty-8 Health &
Luxury hotel brand Aman, widely known for its strong spa focus, has just launched its
Elevate
Elevate
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
US gym chain, Crunch Fitness, has bolstered its global expansion plans with the appointment of
US private equity fund, Providence Equity Partners, is acquiring a majority stake in VivaGym from
The Bannatyne Group says it has officially bounced back from the pandemic, with both turnover
PureGym saw revenues rise by 15 per cent in 2023, with the company announcing plans
Norwegian health club operator, Treningshelse Holding, which owns the Aktiv365 and Family Sports Club fitness
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at PerformX recently, tipped by many speakers
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
Total Fitness has released results for its most recent financial year (to June 23), which
Enjoy building your business because the journey can be as good or better than the
Having announced its intention to open 50 low cost gyms in the next three years,
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Brand specialist, Kantar, has ranked a key group of health and fitness operators by consumer
Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Edinburgh Leisure has appointed Jen Holland as chief executive. She will take over from June
Urban Gym Group has announced plans to trial women’s zones in some of its clubs
Introducing Sprung Gym-Flooring, where innovation meets excellence in the world of flooring and sports solutions.
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
“2024 is going to the be biggest year for Gymshark ever,” says CEO and founder,
While the UK hotel sector ended 2023 on a high, new data shows this was
Cardiff-based gym design and installation company, Absolute Performance, has been awarded the contract to design,
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Sportswear giant, Adidas, and social network app, Bumble for Friends, have collaborated to help people
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
12,300
HCM promotional features
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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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
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
HCM magazine
HCM People
Footballer and entrepreneur
Ronaldo is estimated to command up to $3.23 million per Instagram post
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
Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
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
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
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
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
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
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
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 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
I needed a new management team with the talent and leadership to reposition a 20-year-old brand
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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 Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
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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: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Company profiles
Company profile: CET Ltd
The focus for two decades was low temperature saltwater hydrotherapy, in particular the CryoSpa Sport ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Preferred by some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts, Matrix offers an array of ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: CIMSPA's 'Enhancing' rating validates THFI's industry dominance, setting an inspirational benchmark for all upcoming businesses
THFI (The Health and Fitness Institute) proudly announces its recent recognition by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) with an esteemed 'enhancing' rating.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme open-house shock takeover
In a shift from tradition, Keepme have announced that the upcoming May Open-House session will be led by their expert Marketing team.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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
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
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
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates

gyms news

Speaking to HCM for its 2024-2025 Handbook, which will be out next month, PureGym managing
Leisure, lifestyle, wellness and entertainment growth investor, Imbiba, has invested in boutique gym brand, 1Rebel's
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Energym’s flagship product, the RE:GEN Studio, is an indoor bike that captures the energy from
Fast Fitness Japan, master franchisee of Anytime Fitness in Japan, has acquired Eighty-8 Health &
Luxury hotel brand Aman, widely known for its strong spa focus, has just launched its
Elevate
Elevate
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
US gym chain, Crunch Fitness, has bolstered its global expansion plans with the appointment of
US private equity fund, Providence Equity Partners, is acquiring a majority stake in VivaGym from
The Bannatyne Group says it has officially bounced back from the pandemic, with both turnover
PureGym saw revenues rise by 15 per cent in 2023, with the company announcing plans
Norwegian health club operator, Treningshelse Holding, which owns the Aktiv365 and Family Sports Club fitness
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial Wellhub across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at PerformX recently, tipped by many speakers
Jason Worthy has been appointed group CEO of Myzone to lead the 'next stage of
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
Total Fitness has released results for its most recent financial year (to June 23), which
Enjoy building your business because the journey can be as good or better than the
Having announced its intention to open 50 low cost gyms in the next three years,
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Brand specialist, Kantar, has ranked a key group of health and fitness operators by consumer
Janu – Aman’s highly-anticipated sister brand – has opened its inaugural hotel in Tokyo, marking
Edinburgh Leisure has appointed Jen Holland as chief executive. She will take over from June
Urban Gym Group has announced plans to trial women’s zones in some of its clubs
Introducing Sprung Gym-Flooring, where innovation meets excellence in the world of flooring and sports solutions.
Kerzner International has ushered in a new era of wellness-centric hospitality and unveiled its highly-anticipated
“2024 is going to the be biggest year for Gymshark ever,” says CEO and founder,
While the UK hotel sector ended 2023 on a high, new data shows this was
Cardiff-based gym design and installation company, Absolute Performance, has been awarded the contract to design,
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
Iberian operator, Go fit, has confirmed its plans to move into the Italian market next
Gold's Gym Thousand Oaks, in Southern California, has announced the completion of its remodel and
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Sportswear giant, Adidas, and social network app, Bumble for Friends, have collaborated to help people
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
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
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
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 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
I needed a new management team with the talent and leadership to reposition a 20-year-old brand
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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 Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
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
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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: Group exercise complaints now a thing of the past for Reynolds Group
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group thanks to its partnership with CoverMe, a digital platform that simplifies group exercise and PT management for clubs and instructors.
Company profiles
Company profile: CET Ltd
The focus for two decades was low temperature saltwater hydrotherapy, in particular the CryoSpa Sport ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Preferred by some of the world’s finest hotels and resorts, Matrix offers an array of ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: CIMSPA's 'Enhancing' rating validates THFI's industry dominance, setting an inspirational benchmark for all upcoming businesses
THFI (The Health and Fitness Institute) proudly announces its recent recognition by CIMSPA (Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity) with an esteemed 'enhancing' rating.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme open-house shock takeover
In a shift from tradition, Keepme have announced that the upcoming May Open-House session will be led by their expert Marketing team.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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
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
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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