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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

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A new study by UCLA Health found Kundalini yoga provided several benefits to cognition and
Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing
Comfort Zone's latest initiative, the Stand for Regeneration campaign, consolidates its position as a pioneer
Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
Industry research organisation, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has announced the release of a new
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Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Myzone is now available on smart watches, allowing Android and AppleWatch wearers to record workouts
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 2024 edition of its Consumer Snapshot
The team behind TRIB3 has launched a reformer Pilates studio concept called PILAT3S, which will
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Beiersdorf, the German parent company behind premium Swiss skincare brand La Prairie, has signed an
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Myzone has announced the launch of MZ-Open, an access function that enables Myzone gym users
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
Manchester Metropolitan University and the UK Sports Institute have joined forces to launch the Centre
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is looking for recruits ahead of undertaking its largest-ever
Mark your calendars for the return of the highly anticipated Natural Beauty Expo at ExCeL,
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Amra Skincare has positioned itself at the forefront of dermatological science and introduced its Micro-Cellular
Spanish skincare and spa brand Natura Bissé has discovered its treatments can increase a sense
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
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Believing your training programme has been personally optimised just for you creates a placebo effect
The healing power of water has inspired the concept behind a large new spa in
Architecture and interior design firm Studio A+ has revealed the design inspiration behind its recent
GOCO Hospitality is collaborating with Fullerton Fund Management (Fullerton) to invest in wellness-centric properties in
According to the annual US consumer health and wellness survey from Life Time, people are
The US, China, Germany, Japan and the UK have been identified as the world’s five
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
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Irish marine seaweed brand Voya is celebrating a significant development in its global expansion, having
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Just like our industry, science never stays still. One area generating a lot of attention
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
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University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
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D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
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GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
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The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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Opinion
Pre-recorded classes for use at home is a great way for members to learn the moves and build confidence
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Editor's letter
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
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Specifier
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
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Research
A new study from researchers at Yale shows HIIT can reverse nerve damage caused by Parkinson’s
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
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Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
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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
We’ve had an outstanding year, with record revenues of €77m and €31m in EBITDA in 2023.
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
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

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
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
Featured supplier news
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Catalogue Gallery
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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.
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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.
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Lockers
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Property & Tenders
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Grantham, Leicestershire
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11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
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10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
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23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
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30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
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08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
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ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
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19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
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01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
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22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
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research news

A new study by UCLA Health found Kundalini yoga provided several benefits to cognition and
Oxygen Consulting is about to launch its first UK Padel Report, which investigates this fast-growing
Comfort Zone's latest initiative, the Stand for Regeneration campaign, consolidates its position as a pioneer
Disturbing new research has found BMI completely fails as an accurate measure of obesity in
Spas which offer a fitness element might benefit from thinking about the timings of sessions,
Industry research organisation, the Global Wellness Institute (GWI), has announced the release of a new
Elevate
Elevate
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between
Myzone is now available on smart watches, allowing Android and AppleWatch wearers to record workouts
The International Spa Association (ISPA) Foundation has released the 2024 edition of its Consumer Snapshot
The team behind TRIB3 has launched a reformer Pilates studio concept called PILAT3S, which will
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023,
Beiersdorf, the German parent company behind premium Swiss skincare brand La Prairie, has signed an
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
Myzone has announced the launch of MZ-Open, an access function that enables Myzone gym users
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
Manchester Metropolitan University and the UK Sports Institute have joined forces to launch the Centre
The UK's National Health Service (NHS) is looking for recruits ahead of undertaking its largest-ever
Mark your calendars for the return of the highly anticipated Natural Beauty Expo at ExCeL,
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
According to a pilot study by Yale School of Medicine, exercise can not only slow
Amra Skincare has positioned itself at the forefront of dermatological science and introduced its Micro-Cellular
Spanish skincare and spa brand Natura Bissé has discovered its treatments can increase a sense
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
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health.
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
Believing your training programme has been personally optimised just for you creates a placebo effect
The healing power of water has inspired the concept behind a large new spa in
Architecture and interior design firm Studio A+ has revealed the design inspiration behind its recent
GOCO Hospitality is collaborating with Fullerton Fund Management (Fullerton) to invest in wellness-centric properties in
According to the annual US consumer health and wellness survey from Life Time, people are
The US, China, Germany, Japan and the UK have been identified as the world’s five
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
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
As the UK's political parties set their sights on the general election in 2024, UK
Irish marine seaweed brand Voya is celebrating a significant development in its global expansion, having
Physiotherapy patients are being offered treatment in leisure centres thanks to a tie-up between London
Just like our industry, science never stays still. One area generating a lot of attention
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
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
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 New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
We’ve had an outstanding year, with record revenues of €77m and €31m in EBITDA in 2023.
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
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
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

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
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
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: seca Ltd
As the world market leader of medical measuring and weighing we take body composition analysis ...
Company profiles
Company profile: CoverMe Ltd
CoverMe Fitness is an on-demand group exercise cover app that connects qualified and insured instructors ...
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
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
11-14 Apr 2024
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
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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