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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

health and safety news

UK Active has launched a programme designed to support the physical activity sector as it
The Gym Group has achieved two significant industry certifications for its operations. The low-cost chain
David Lloyd Leisure has been fined more than £2.5m after pleading guilty to charges brought
Average charges for an adult swim session have topped £5.00 (US$6.45, €5.83) for the first
The Gröna Lund theme park in Stockholm, Sweden has reopened its doors 10 days after
Gym equipment is a vital investment that requires routine maintenance and regular repairs. The most
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
Employers within the fitness and physical activity sector could do more when it comes to
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
On 6 October 2022, thermal spa operator Groupe Nordik opened one of North America's biggest
Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG) has upgraded its digital joining process across Fitness First Australia,
A young girl has died following an incident at the David Lloyd gym at Capability
Planet Fitness is offering high-school students free access to any of its 2,200 locations in
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Evolution Wellness has closed all its Fitness First operations in Hong Kong. The pandemic’s impact
UK Active has released its final report on COVID-19 cases among health club, leisure centre
Membership-based massage franchise The Massage Company (TMC) has launched a training academy to set up
Tanni Grey-Thompson has outlined her vision on how the physical activity sector can play "the
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort,
Equinox Group will require customers and employees to provide proof of vaccine, if they want
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA,
A number of leading sports NGOs have joined with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)
Active IQ has launched two new qualifications – the Level 2 Diploma in Health and
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will continue to grow rapidly unless
Cloud-based spa and salon software supplier Zenoti has secured US$160m (€131.6m, £119.2m) in funding from
There is no reopening date in sight for Hong Kong Disneyland, after it was forced
Health clubs, fitness studios, leisure centres and swimming pools will be able to reopen from
Health clubs, gyms, indoor pools and leisure centres have reopened in Wales – nearly five
Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part
Two of the largest health club operators in the US have announced that members and
Health clubs, swimming pools, leisure centres and other indoor sports facilities have reopened to the
Momentum is gathering pace in the push for a U-turn on the government's decision to
A growing number of operators are joining forces with medical bodies to develop enhanced cleanliness
Industry figure and medical spa and hot spring specialist consultant, Michael Wallace, has co-authored and
Your customers have demanding health and safety expectations as a result of COVID-19. Are you
With lockdown measures gradually beginning to ease around the world, webinars have focused on looking
Gyms and health clubs in the US have begun reopening their doors, with a number
As spas prepare for reopening following the Coronavirus pandemic, many operators are looking into what
A new safety guide, aimed at exercise professionals returning to work at fitness facilities after
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
fibodo, a booking management platform for the fitness industry, has launched Fit 4 the Fight,
The newly refurbished Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has undergone a £500,000 overhaul to enable it
12,300
HCM promotional features
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Sydney Swans team members were impressed by previous BLK BOX installations such as those for Manchester United and Loughborough University
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
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We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
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
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 New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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HCM magazine
HCM People
MD of leisure, health and wellbeing, Places Leisure Places Leisure
Graves Health and Sports Centre is taking park in a diabetes and peripheral neuropathy study
HCM magazine
Insight
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
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
Life lessons
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
Show preview
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

Ross Stewart Campbell

CEO, BeyondActiv
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
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
Interview
In May 2021, Belgian retail giant Colruyt Group acquired health club chain Jims, enabling the Group to put healthy living at the heart of its consumer-centric ecosystem. The MD speaks to Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Places Leisure successfully launches myFitApp to enhance member experience
Places Leisure is a leading leisure centre operator with a mission to create active places and healthy people for communities to thrive.
Company profiles
Company profile: Keepme
Keepme is the industry innovator delivering AI-integrated sales and membership solutions to fitness operators globally....
Company profiles
Company profile: Epassi UK
For the last 22 years Epassi UK have been on a mission to create a ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
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Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
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
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates

health and safety news

UK Active has launched a programme designed to support the physical activity sector as it
The Gym Group has achieved two significant industry certifications for its operations. The low-cost chain
David Lloyd Leisure has been fined more than £2.5m after pleading guilty to charges brought
Average charges for an adult swim session have topped £5.00 (US$6.45, €5.83) for the first
The Gröna Lund theme park in Stockholm, Sweden has reopened its doors 10 days after
Gym equipment is a vital investment that requires routine maintenance and regular repairs. The most
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
Employers within the fitness and physical activity sector could do more when it comes to
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
On 6 October 2022, thermal spa operator Groupe Nordik opened one of North America's biggest
Fitness & Lifestyle Group (FLG) has upgraded its digital joining process across Fitness First Australia,
A young girl has died following an incident at the David Lloyd gym at Capability
Planet Fitness is offering high-school students free access to any of its 2,200 locations in
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Evolution Wellness has closed all its Fitness First operations in Hong Kong. The pandemic’s impact
UK Active has released its final report on COVID-19 cases among health club, leisure centre
Membership-based massage franchise The Massage Company (TMC) has launched a training academy to set up
Tanni Grey-Thompson has outlined her vision on how the physical activity sector can play "the
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort,
Equinox Group will require customers and employees to provide proof of vaccine, if they want
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
As the leisure and attractions industry continues to recover and look to the future, IAAPA,
A number of leading sports NGOs have joined with the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI)
Active IQ has launched two new qualifications – the Level 2 Diploma in Health and
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will continue to grow rapidly unless
Cloud-based spa and salon software supplier Zenoti has secured US$160m (€131.6m, £119.2m) in funding from
There is no reopening date in sight for Hong Kong Disneyland, after it was forced
Health clubs, fitness studios, leisure centres and swimming pools will be able to reopen from
Health clubs, gyms, indoor pools and leisure centres have reopened in Wales – nearly five
Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part
Two of the largest health club operators in the US have announced that members and
Health clubs, swimming pools, leisure centres and other indoor sports facilities have reopened to the
Momentum is gathering pace in the push for a U-turn on the government's decision to
A growing number of operators are joining forces with medical bodies to develop enhanced cleanliness
Industry figure and medical spa and hot spring specialist consultant, Michael Wallace, has co-authored and
Your customers have demanding health and safety expectations as a result of COVID-19. Are you
With lockdown measures gradually beginning to ease around the world, webinars have focused on looking
Gyms and health clubs in the US have begun reopening their doors, with a number
As spas prepare for reopening following the Coronavirus pandemic, many operators are looking into what
A new safety guide, aimed at exercise professionals returning to work at fitness facilities after
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
fibodo, a booking management platform for the fitness industry, has launched Fit 4 the Fight,
The newly refurbished Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has undergone a £500,000 overhaul to enable it
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sydney Swans team members were impressed by previous BLK BOX installations such as those for Manchester United and Loughborough University
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
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
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 New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Places Leisure successfully launches myFitApp to enhance member experience
Places Leisure is a leading leisure centre operator with a mission to create active places and healthy people for communities to thrive.
Company profiles
Company profile: Keepme
Keepme is the industry innovator delivering AI-integrated sales and membership solutions to fitness operators globally....
Company profiles
Company profile: Epassi UK
For the last 22 years Epassi UK have been on a mission to create a ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
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
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
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