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Taking part in regular aerobic exercise could decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease in
A new service aims to help workplaces across the UK tackle sedentary behaviour – and
Four in five (81 per cent) disabled people want to be more physically active –
Ukactive has called on HM Treasury to invest more in the physical activity sector, in
Sport England has revealed the 16 projects which will share £1m worth of funding from
A new project looks to help women who are currently inactive and going through menopause
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader
Physical activity body ukactive is launching a new programme of regional events, aimed at providing
A single minute of exercise per week is enough to provide health benefits to people
People from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are still far less likely to
The UK government is looking to create more physical activity opportunities for children by helping
Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The
The Sport for Development Coalition (SFDC) has appointed former MP Andy Reed as its new
Focus Training
Focus Training
Active-net 2020 has revealed the agenda for the two-day educational, networking and business meetings event,
A three-year research project will look to provide the physical activity industry with a better
The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its
Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand
Dattner Architects have been chosen to transform the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in
The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has revealed that the government will present its budget on 11
NHS patients who have been diagnosed with cancer will be offered exercise and gym sessions
MyZone
MyZone
A new cross-training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a
British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development
WellCare of Georgia has signed a partnership deal with Fitbit, which will see fitness trackers
New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision
Sport England is investing in a programme which aims to offer children from some of
The City of Portland in Maine, US is investing in a customised wellness programme, which
Ukactive has urged the incoming Conservative government to invest heavily in physical activity – in
Technogym has launched its Let's Move for a Better World campaign for 2020, aiming to
ukactive
ukactive
2,106
Features
Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
Features
feature
Technogym is helping Odyssey Health Club launch new gym floor formats that enhance the member experience
Features
Myzone
Steve Mellor, owner of AMP Athletic, has installed Myzone to drive his business. We find out how it’s enabling him to deliver great service to his members
Features
Supplier showcase
Class Boutique Fitness has collaborated with Physical Company to create a boutique studio offering that’s as inclusive as it is effective
Features
IHRSA Update
Kristen Walsh takes a look inside IHRSA’s latest Profiles of Success report
Features
feature
Abbeycroft Leisure - Inspiring better health and wellbeing for Suffolk communities
Features
HCM research
You could help members reduce feelings of sadness, conquer binge-eating and improve self-control, using learnings from the Journal of Consumer Psychology, reports Megan Whitby
Features
Features
Trends
Paul Bedford eases us into the new year with a look at how to tackle the competition
Features
Trends
Retreats are where boutique fitness is at in 2020. High-end operators are now designing packages to take their communities to inspiring locations, in order to escape everyday life and immerse themselves in exercise, mindfulness and relaxation. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Design focus
Fitness giant Les Mills has launched three new studio spaces at its Auckland City Gym in New Zealand
People
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM people

Stephen Aucott & Matt Brown

Odyssey Health Club and Spa
We’d like to think we’re offering something unique that will encourage members to grow their own vegetables and reconnect to their relationship with food
People
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
HCM people

Amanda Daley

Professor of behavioural medicine, Loughborough University
PACE labelling would be a simple, user-friendly way of informing people, at a glance, of the amount of physical activity required for the food they are considering eating
People
HCM people

Duncan Jefford

Regional Director, Everyone Active
People don’t want to just come in and run on a treadmill or sit on a bike, they want an experience
People
People come in with problems and the NHS is absolutely brilliant at fixing things when they’ve gone wrong or are broken. But it’s all reactive: unfortunately, it’s not very good at stopping things getting broken in the first place
People
HCM people

Alina & Anna Epeykina

Flexology: co-founders
Realising that people simply didn’t understand how beneficial stretching is for your health, we started thinking about how we could bring stretching to the wellness industry in the UK
People
We have a new flagship location in Bangkok called Icon Siam – which is spread over three floors, with an infinity pool and the country’s first dedicated Lagree Pilates studio. We’ve also opened The F Zone in Bangkok, which is a heart rate training, athletic performance club
People
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Catalogue Gallery
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Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Mar 2020
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-29 Mar 2020
TeatroGoya Multiespacio, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

physical activity news

Taking part in regular aerobic exercise could decrease the likelihood of developing Alzheimer's disease in
A new service aims to help workplaces across the UK tackle sedentary behaviour – and
Four in five (81 per cent) disabled people want to be more physically active –
Ukactive has called on HM Treasury to invest more in the physical activity sector, in
Sport England has revealed the 16 projects which will share £1m worth of funding from
A new project looks to help women who are currently inactive and going through menopause
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader
Physical activity body ukactive is launching a new programme of regional events, aimed at providing
A single minute of exercise per week is enough to provide health benefits to people
People from Black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are still far less likely to
The UK government is looking to create more physical activity opportunities for children by helping
Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The
The Sport for Development Coalition (SFDC) has appointed former MP Andy Reed as its new
Focus Training
Focus Training
Active-net 2020 has revealed the agenda for the two-day educational, networking and business meetings event,
A three-year research project will look to provide the physical activity industry with a better
The latest edition of the highly-successful This Girl Can Campaign has been celebrated for its
Sport England is providing ukactive with funding that has allowed the non-profit organisation to expand
Dattner Architects have been chosen to transform the Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center North Campus in
The chancellor, Sajid Javid, has revealed that the government will present its budget on 11
NHS patients who have been diagnosed with cancer will be offered exercise and gym sessions
MyZone
MyZone
A new cross-training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a
British Blind Sport is launching a year-long research project, which will investigate the physical development
WellCare of Georgia has signed a partnership deal with Fitbit, which will see fitness trackers
New figures show that Sport England's playing field safeguarding measures, designed to protect sports provision
Sport England is investing in a programme which aims to offer children from some of
The City of Portland in Maine, US is investing in a customised wellness programme, which
Ukactive has urged the incoming Conservative government to invest heavily in physical activity – in
Technogym has launched its Let's Move for a Better World campaign for 2020, aiming to
ukactive
ukactive
1 - 25 of 2,106
Features
Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
Features
feature
Technogym is helping Odyssey Health Club launch new gym floor formats that enhance the member experience
Features
Myzone
Steve Mellor, owner of AMP Athletic, has installed Myzone to drive his business. We find out how it’s enabling him to deliver great service to his members
Features
Supplier showcase
Class Boutique Fitness has collaborated with Physical Company to create a boutique studio offering that’s as inclusive as it is effective
Features
IHRSA Update
Kristen Walsh takes a look inside IHRSA’s latest Profiles of Success report
Features
feature
Abbeycroft Leisure - Inspiring better health and wellbeing for Suffolk communities
Features
HCM research
You could help members reduce feelings of sadness, conquer binge-eating and improve self-control, using learnings from the Journal of Consumer Psychology, reports Megan Whitby
Features
People
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM people

Stephen Aucott & Matt Brown

Odyssey Health Club and Spa
We’d like to think we’re offering something unique that will encourage members to grow their own vegetables and reconnect to their relationship with food
People
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
HCM people

Amanda Daley

Professor of behavioural medicine, Loughborough University
PACE labelling would be a simple, user-friendly way of informing people, at a glance, of the amount of physical activity required for the food they are considering eating
People
HCM people

Duncan Jefford

Regional Director, Everyone Active
People don’t want to just come in and run on a treadmill or sit on a bike, they want an experience
People
People come in with problems and the NHS is absolutely brilliant at fixing things when they’ve gone wrong or are broken. But it’s all reactive: unfortunately, it’s not very good at stopping things getting broken in the first place
People
HCM people

Alina & Anna Epeykina

Flexology: co-founders
Realising that people simply didn’t understand how beneficial stretching is for your health, we started thinking about how we could bring stretching to the wellness industry in the UK
People
We have a new flagship location in Bangkok called Icon Siam – which is spread over three floors, with an infinity pool and the country’s first dedicated Lagree Pilates studio. We’ve also opened The F Zone in Bangkok, which is a heart rate training, athletic performance club
People
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
Video Gallery
Wattbike AtomX
Wattbike
Join our tribe. Become powered by Wattbike. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Mar 2020
Palazzo del Ghiaccio, Milan, Italy
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-29 Mar 2020
TeatroGoya Multiespacio, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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