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physical activity news

The physical activity sector is adapting to the difficult circumstances caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), according
Physical activity sector bodies have welcomed the government's measures to help the UK's self-employed workers
Leading organisations in the physical activity sector have urged chancellor Rishi Sunak to provide urgent
Life Fitness has launched a series of at-home on-demand workouts to keep users active in
Sport England is planning to open its Small Grants programme to help ease the financial
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered all UK gyms, health clubs, leisure centres and restaurants
MyZone
MyZone
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and
Life Fitness has launched a series at-home on-demand workouts to keep users active in the
Fitness and physical activity operators in the UK have begun closing facilities and cancelling events,
Leading trade bodies representing the physical activity sector have called on the government to introduce
Sport England has initiated a three-month period of "significant flexibility" as part of plans to
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Physical activity body ukactive has issued guidance and recommendations for how UK fitness operators and
Focus Training
Focus Training
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company
A new initiative has been launched to engage and empower women working in the UK
Business rates in England will be abolished for one year for firms in the leisure
Falkirk Community Trust has launched an immersive indoor cycling studio as part of a £1.2m
Staff at sheltered accommodation are being trained to organise and lead their own strength and
Training provider The Training Room has appointed Chris Peel as its new CEO. Peel will
A national five-a-side football festival aims to use this summer's UEFA Euro 2020 tournament as
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers,
Outdoor activity provider Our Parks, which offers people across England free outdoor exercise and fitness
A new Sports Governance Academy (SGA), designed to support, develop and connect people working in
Children and young people who spend time as sports volunteers are "happier and more satisfied
CIMSPA and UK Coaching have signed a deal to combine the Register of Exercise Professionals
The number of people in the US with a health club membership has increased by
Food labelling that shows the amount of exercise needed to burn off the calories in
Not-for profit leisure operator Circadian Trust is partnering with NHS GP surgeries in Gloucestershire to
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
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Features
Insight
I failed as a tennis player, but succeeded as a businessman
Features
HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
Features
feature
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
Features
New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
Features
Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
Features
Features
HCM research
An individual who anthropomorphises sadness will feel less sad and will also tend to display better self-control in subsequent decisions about consumption
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
Changing rooms
Great changing rooms are one of the main reasons people join a gym. Get inspired by HCM’s roundup of the latest high-end installations
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
I don’t see any reason why we couldn’t double the size of our European portfolio of david lloyd clubs over the next four years
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
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
interview

Glen Hall

MD, Parkwood Leisure
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
interview

Dr Ollie Lawton

GP & clinical director for North Leamington Primary Care Network
All the research shows, if people aren’t exercising, it isn’t because of a lack of facilities. It’s because of the softer stuff: What do I wear? Who do I go with, because I don’t know anyone there? What do I need to take with me?
People
interview

Tom Moos

Founder, Saints & Stars
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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FORA works with Power Plate to raise awareness of sitting disease through movement and vibration
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one in six affected by mental health issues every year, it is no surprise that businesses are looking to introduce ‘wellness’ to the workplace
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is more than gym equipment, we offer innovative solutions for all ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, 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

The physical activity sector is adapting to the difficult circumstances caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), according
Physical activity sector bodies have welcomed the government's measures to help the UK's self-employed workers
Leading organisations in the physical activity sector have urged chancellor Rishi Sunak to provide urgent
Life Fitness has launched a series of at-home on-demand workouts to keep users active in
Sport England is planning to open its Small Grants programme to help ease the financial
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has ordered all UK gyms, health clubs, leisure centres and restaurants
MyZone
MyZone
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and
Life Fitness has launched a series at-home on-demand workouts to keep users active in the
Fitness and physical activity operators in the UK have begun closing facilities and cancelling events,
Leading trade bodies representing the physical activity sector have called on the government to introduce
Sport England has initiated a three-month period of "significant flexibility" as part of plans to
The leisure industry is increasingly feeling the pressure as countries introduce measures to tackle the
Physical activity body ukactive has issued guidance and recommendations for how UK fitness operators and
Focus Training
Focus Training
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company
A new initiative has been launched to engage and empower women working in the UK
Business rates in England will be abolished for one year for firms in the leisure
Falkirk Community Trust has launched an immersive indoor cycling studio as part of a £1.2m
Staff at sheltered accommodation are being trained to organise and lead their own strength and
Training provider The Training Room has appointed Chris Peel as its new CEO. Peel will
A national five-a-side football festival aims to use this summer's UEFA Euro 2020 tournament as
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers,
Outdoor activity provider Our Parks, which offers people across England free outdoor exercise and fitness
A new Sports Governance Academy (SGA), designed to support, develop and connect people working in
Children and young people who spend time as sports volunteers are "happier and more satisfied
CIMSPA and UK Coaching have signed a deal to combine the Register of Exercise Professionals
The number of people in the US with a health club membership has increased by
Food labelling that shows the amount of exercise needed to burn off the calories in
Not-for profit leisure operator Circadian Trust is partnering with NHS GP surgeries in Gloucestershire to
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
1 - 25 of 2,132
Features
Insight
I failed as a tennis player, but succeeded as a businessman
Features
HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
Features
feature
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
Features
New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
Features
Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
Features
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
I don’t see any reason why we couldn’t double the size of our European portfolio of david lloyd clubs over the next four years
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
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
interview

Glen Hall

MD, Parkwood Leisure
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
interview

Dr Ollie Lawton

GP & clinical director for North Leamington Primary Care Network
All the research shows, if people aren’t exercising, it isn’t because of a lack of facilities. It’s because of the softer stuff: What do I wear? Who do I go with, because I don’t know anyone there? What do I need to take with me?
People
interview

Tom Moos

Founder, Saints & Stars
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
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FORA works with Power Plate to raise awareness of sitting disease through movement and vibration
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one in six affected by mental health issues every year, it is no surprise that businesses are looking to introduce ‘wellness’ to the workplace
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is more than gym equipment, we offer innovative solutions for all ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, 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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