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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

physical activity news

Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
Research by the University of Sydney is the first to objectively measure whether daily steps
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Elevate, the premier event in the physical activity, fitness, sports therapy and performance sector, is
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out
While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
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
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
The fitness industry is gearing up to engage with the medical profession according to the
UK Active has launched a programme designed to support the physical activity sector as it
Horizon Leisure is upgrading and investing in its new shopping-centre health hub – The Wellbeing
Physical activity levels among children and young people have improved compared to five years ago,
New insight from UK quango, Sport England has found that healthy life expectancy in England
UK-based retailer, John Lewis, is launching a service which will enable customers to be proactive
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is everyone’s responsibility, especially given the industry’s ambition to broaden
The Exercise for Health Summit (EfHS), organised by EuropeActive, kicked off today at the Melia
Physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counselling or leading medications when it comes
The UK's Good Work Pledge – an employer commitment to workplace wellbeing for employees – has come
Researchers are claiming to have provided the first scientific proof of how many steps a
The global wellness economy will be worth US$8.5 trillion by 2027, according to new research
The top operators, suppliers and facilities from across the physical activity sector were celebrated last
Les Mills is jumping into Mixed Reality with the launch of the Bodycombat XR workout,
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, it's no surprise that
A new startup is looking to carve out a market for itself by helping those
The UK is at the bottom of the pile when it comes to investing in
More than 100 people from across the academic and sport and physical activity sectors gathered
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
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
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
HCM People
Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
Nobody had ever done the sort of moves my mother did to work the small muscles
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
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
Life lessons
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
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
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
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: SIBEC
Sibec EMEA is the Fitness Industry’s premier one-to-one event will be hosted at Fairmont Monte ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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

physical activity news

Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
The UK government acknowledged in its recent budget that economic recovery depends on the health
New legislation will change the way health clubs in the UK manage their membership process,
Research by the University of Sydney is the first to objectively measure whether daily steps
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Elevate, the premier event in the physical activity, fitness, sports therapy and performance sector, is
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out
While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
Mike Farrar, chair of UK Active, has called on the UK government to deploy the
Europe’s largest fitness chain, Basic-Fit, has consolidated its position in France with the launch of
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
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Two new research reports have highlighted the impact of the UK's cost of living crisis
People in the UK are getting the message that health clubs can support and protect
The fitness industry is gearing up to engage with the medical profession according to the
UK Active has launched a programme designed to support the physical activity sector as it
Horizon Leisure is upgrading and investing in its new shopping-centre health hub – The Wellbeing
Physical activity levels among children and young people have improved compared to five years ago,
New insight from UK quango, Sport England has found that healthy life expectancy in England
UK-based retailer, John Lewis, is launching a service which will enable customers to be proactive
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (EDI) is everyone’s responsibility, especially given the industry’s ambition to broaden
The Exercise for Health Summit (EfHS), organised by EuropeActive, kicked off today at the Melia
Physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counselling or leading medications when it comes
The UK's Good Work Pledge – an employer commitment to workplace wellbeing for employees – has come
Researchers are claiming to have provided the first scientific proof of how many steps a
The global wellness economy will be worth US$8.5 trillion by 2027, according to new research
The top operators, suppliers and facilities from across the physical activity sector were celebrated last
Les Mills is jumping into Mixed Reality with the launch of the Bodycombat XR workout,
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, it's no surprise that
A new startup is looking to carve out a market for itself by helping those
The UK is at the bottom of the pile when it comes to investing in
More than 100 people from across the academic and sport and physical activity sectors gathered
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We want our future sports centre to act as a co-location for health and wellbeing services, furthering our connections with GP referrals and digital health platforms
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
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
Go Fit’s value proposition is overwhelming. It makes us very attractive to a lot of people
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
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
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
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Study Active acquires Premier Global name and select branding assets
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets from Assessment Technologies Institute LLC, part of Ascend Learning in the US.
Company profiles
Company profile: SIBEC
Sibec EMEA is the Fitness Industry’s premier one-to-one event will be hosted at Fairmont Monte ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TRP (powered by Fitronics)
Fitronics develop effective, user-friendly software for the sport, health and fitness industry to improve member ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: ‘Better’ managers get a ‘taste’ for volunteering
The management team from ‘Better’ leisure centres in the Lewisham area is looking for local projects that need a helping hand.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Gymnation appoints Keepme CEO Ian Mullane to board of directors
The fastest growing gym chain based out of the GCC has appointed Keepme’s CEO, Ian Mullane to its board of directors.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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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