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Urban Gym Group will launch PILAT3S at ClubSportive in Amsterdam next month, to create a
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Speaking to HCM, global CEO of Lift Brands, Ty Menzies, has confirmed that the company
The Bannatyne Group says it has officially bounced back from the pandemic, with both turnover
Following three disrupted lockdown years, the European fitness market bounced back in 2023, according to
Norwegian health club operator, Treningshelse Holding, which owns the Aktiv365 and Family Sports Club fitness
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany,
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
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top
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
North Herts District Council has entered into a ten-year partnership with Everyone Active to run
The British Standards Institution (BSI) has introduced safeguarding guidelines to protect children in out-of-school settings,
Elevate
Elevate
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
Les Mills has been through a senior management refresh following the recent departure of CEO
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Surrenne, a luxury private members club gym and spa launches in London in April, with
As Third Space unveiled its latest club in Wimbledon at the end of 2023 as
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
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
The consumption of energy drinks – even just one a month – has a negative
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
Luxury spa hotel Calcot Manor, located in England's Cotswolds, is launching a purpose-built fitness and
Richard North has taken up the role of CEO at United Fitness Brands (UFB), owner
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
Total Fitness has launched a women-only concept called The Women’s Gym in Manchester, UK. Offering
Pocket Rocket Marketing has launched a training academy to deliver education to the health, fitness
Kevin Yates has been promoted to CEO at Lift Brands for the EMEA region. Yates
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The Gym Group has become the first fitness operator in the world to have its
With between 18 and 30 per cent of the populations of developed countries living in
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
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
News report
There’s another 10-15 years of growth potential in the UK market at the current rate
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
News report
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
Recovery
As health club operators move to incorporate recovery into their offerings to meet growing consumer demand, Steph Eaves takes a look at what cryotherapy and ice bathing can add to the equation
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
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
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
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
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
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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.
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: Inspace Fitness
Inspace Fitness is an exciting, fast growing, fitness equipment, gym design and equipment service supplier ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Innerva press release: Charity launches community wellbeing space to address health disparities in Birmingham
A charity dedicated to narrowing the gender and ethnic diversity gap in physical activity has launched a community wellbeing space aimed at extending the lives of people with some of the UK’s poorest health outcomes.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Oasis Beach Pool invites Bedfordians to 'Totally Tropical Beach Party' Tuesday 28 May
Oasis Beach Pool, in Bedford, officially re-opens Tuesday 28 May with a celebration for the local community.
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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

health club news

Urban Gym Group will launch PILAT3S at ClubSportive in Amsterdam next month, to create a
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining
Speaking to HCM, global CEO of Lift Brands, Ty Menzies, has confirmed that the company
The Bannatyne Group says it has officially bounced back from the pandemic, with both turnover
Following three disrupted lockdown years, the European fitness market bounced back in 2023, according to
Norwegian health club operator, Treningshelse Holding, which owns the Aktiv365 and Family Sports Club fitness
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
Following a hugely successful event last year in Split, Croatia, a W3Fit EMEA, is heading
The HCM team were busy at the recent FIBO Global Fitness event in Cologne, Germany,
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
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision-makers
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Complaints about group exercise have become a thing of the past for the Reynolds Group
Egym, has signalled its intention to become a dominant force in the corporate wellness sector
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top
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
North Herts District Council has entered into a ten-year partnership with Everyone Active to run
The British Standards Institution (BSI) has introduced safeguarding guidelines to protect children in out-of-school settings,
Elevate
Elevate
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
Les Mills has been through a senior management refresh following the recent departure of CEO
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector
Surrenne, a luxury private members club gym and spa launches in London in April, with
As Third Space unveiled its latest club in Wimbledon at the end of 2023 as
Frasers Group, owner of Everlast Gyms, has acquired the assets of WIT Fitness from administrators
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
The consumption of energy drinks – even just one a month – has a negative
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Egym has signalled its intention to become a major global player in the health club
Luxury spa hotel Calcot Manor, located in England's Cotswolds, is launching a purpose-built fitness and
Richard North has taken up the role of CEO at United Fitness Brands (UFB), owner
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
Total Fitness has launched a women-only concept called The Women’s Gym in Manchester, UK. Offering
Pocket Rocket Marketing has launched a training academy to deliver education to the health, fitness
Kevin Yates has been promoted to CEO at Lift Brands for the EMEA region. Yates
Basic-Fit has acquired RSG Group’s Spanish portfolio of 47 clubs for €50m. RSG had signalled
The Gym Group has become the first fitness operator in the world to have its
With between 18 and 30 per cent of the populations of developed countries living in
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
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
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
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
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
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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
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
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
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
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.
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: Inspace Fitness
Inspace Fitness is an exciting, fast growing, fitness equipment, gym design and equipment service supplier ...
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Innerva press release: Charity launches community wellbeing space to address health disparities in Birmingham
A charity dedicated to narrowing the gender and ethnic diversity gap in physical activity has launched a community wellbeing space aimed at extending the lives of people with some of the UK’s poorest health outcomes.
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Oasis Beach Pool invites Bedfordians to 'Totally Tropical Beach Party' Tuesday 28 May
Oasis Beach Pool, in Bedford, officially re-opens Tuesday 28 May with a celebration for the local community.
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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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