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resistance training news

While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of
Physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counselling or leading medications when it comes
Premium health club operator, Life Time, has opened its first ever property in the state
Many turn to cardio to keep their blood pressure healthy, however, new research from the
Functional fitness company P.volve has opened its first franchise studio in San Diego, which adds
Vitruvian has launched a new partner programme for its AI-driven Trainer+ for fitness clubs and
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Independent gym The Foundry and W10 Personal Training have merged their assets into a new
HCM understands researchers are moving closer to creating a pill to mimic some of the
Post-operative heart surgery patients could begin their road to fitness recovery much earlier than previously
New fitness franchise, Circuit Society, has signed its first London location in Bayswater. The 3,000sq
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment
A new study has suggested that strength training can result in people losing around a
Elevate
Elevate
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Resistance training is just as beneficial for men and women over the age of 50,
Carbon, creators of the first AI-powered at-home fitness mirror that tracks workouts, announces the launch
The number of people in the US with a health club membership has increased by
The team at unusually named studio //3877 has created a boxing gym in Washington, D.C.,
Auster, a supplier of premium bodyweight training equipment, has launched a new modular functional training
Cancer survivors should undertake a minimum of 90 minutes of aerobic and resistance training each
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has said that "even a few minutes of exercise is
Pulse Fitness has signed a long-term distribution agreement with Limitless Gym Equipment, that will see
A study by Mayo Clinic has suggested that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can reverse signs
A new study has suggested that exercise could be as good at drugs at reducing
A new 20,000sq ft spa will open at The Auburn Opelika Marriott Resort at Grand
Boutique boxing and fitness studio operator Gloveworx has opened its newest location at the Westfield
A new study has claimed that resistance training improves exercise motivation and positively contributes to
Matrix Fitness, the commercial division of Johnson Health Tech, is redefining athletic training and HIIT
New research has shown that those taking part in supervised resistance training benefit from vast
The growing bridal fitness trend is seeing operators and personal training providers adding bespoke, pre-wedding
The results of a new study suggest that counting calories might not be the best
Technogym has launched the SkillRun, a new treadmill that combines both cardio and power training
Life Fitness has recently completed an extensive installation at Leith Victoria Swim Centre, following a
Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.
Physical Company has introduced the new RubberX flooring system featuring a dense rubber surface with
Exigo has developed a range of modular functional training rigs for multiple users at one
Hitting the weights provides a major boost to breast cancer survivors trying to regain muscle
WaterRower has developed a range of wooden studio kit – NOHrD by WaterRower – which includes
With National Fitness Day less than 24 hours away, event organiser ukactive has released a
Exercise in any form can play a key role in helping diabetics to reduce body
Lifetime Training’s one-day REPs-accredited Functional Resistance Training course has been updated to stay in line
12,300
HCM promotional features
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Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
HCM promotional features
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Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
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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
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
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
HCM magazine
Sponsored
We saw a 58 per cent growth in companies launching one of our schemes from 2022 to 2023, which demonstrates prioritisation of employee health and wellbeing
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
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
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
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
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
Design
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
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
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
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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
When it was founded, Snap Fitness was ground-breaking, but by 2020 the industry had evolved, but the brand hadn’t
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: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Company profiles
Company profile: GANTNER
GANTNER optimizes and simplifies the organisation of fitness clubs....
Company profiles
Company profile: Xplor Gym
Xplor Gym is an all-in-one gym management software with embedded payments & integrated access control ...
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
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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

resistance training news

While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of
Physical activity is 1.5 times more effective than counselling or leading medications when it comes
Premium health club operator, Life Time, has opened its first ever property in the state
Many turn to cardio to keep their blood pressure healthy, however, new research from the
Functional fitness company P.volve has opened its first franchise studio in San Diego, which adds
Vitruvian has launched a new partner programme for its AI-driven Trainer+ for fitness clubs and
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording
Independent gym The Foundry and W10 Personal Training have merged their assets into a new
HCM understands researchers are moving closer to creating a pill to mimic some of the
Post-operative heart surgery patients could begin their road to fitness recovery much earlier than previously
New fitness franchise, Circuit Society, has signed its first London location in Bayswater. The 3,000sq
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment
A new study has suggested that strength training can result in people losing around a
Elevate
Elevate
In the dynamic world of indoor cycling, Schwinn has consistently been at the forefront of
Resistance training is just as beneficial for men and women over the age of 50,
Carbon, creators of the first AI-powered at-home fitness mirror that tracks workouts, announces the launch
The number of people in the US with a health club membership has increased by
The team at unusually named studio //3877 has created a boxing gym in Washington, D.C.,
Auster, a supplier of premium bodyweight training equipment, has launched a new modular functional training
Cancer survivors should undertake a minimum of 90 minutes of aerobic and resistance training each
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength
The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has said that "even a few minutes of exercise is
Pulse Fitness has signed a long-term distribution agreement with Limitless Gym Equipment, that will see
A study by Mayo Clinic has suggested that high-intensity interval training (HIIT) can reverse signs
A new study has suggested that exercise could be as good at drugs at reducing
A new 20,000sq ft spa will open at The Auburn Opelika Marriott Resort at Grand
Boutique boxing and fitness studio operator Gloveworx has opened its newest location at the Westfield
A new study has claimed that resistance training improves exercise motivation and positively contributes to
Matrix Fitness, the commercial division of Johnson Health Tech, is redefining athletic training and HIIT
New research has shown that those taking part in supervised resistance training benefit from vast
The growing bridal fitness trend is seeing operators and personal training providers adding bespoke, pre-wedding
The results of a new study suggest that counting calories might not be the best
Technogym has launched the SkillRun, a new treadmill that combines both cardio and power training
Life Fitness has recently completed an extensive installation at Leith Victoria Swim Centre, following a
Xercise4Less has opened a 40,000 sqft gym in Leeds - the biggest in West Yorkshire.
Physical Company has introduced the new RubberX flooring system featuring a dense rubber surface with
Exigo has developed a range of modular functional training rigs for multiple users at one
Hitting the weights provides a major boost to breast cancer survivors trying to regain muscle
WaterRower has developed a range of wooden studio kit – NOHrD by WaterRower – which includes
With National Fitness Day less than 24 hours away, event organiser ukactive has released a
Exercise in any form can play a key role in helping diabetics to reduce body
Lifetime Training’s one-day REPs-accredited Functional Resistance Training course has been updated to stay in line
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
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
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
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 partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
HCM magazine
What needs to happen to integrate physical activity with healthcare? Leaders in the sector share their thoughts
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
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
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
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
With the industry experiencing a huge swing towards strength training, researchers recommend continuing to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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
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
When it was founded, Snap Fitness was ground-breaking, but by 2020 the industry had evolved, but the brand hadn’t
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: Sue Anstiss' Game Changers podcast headed for Elevate 2024
Join us at Elevate from 12-13 June in London for a special one-off live recording of The Game Changers Podcast with Sue Anstiss, CEO of Fearless Women.
Company profiles
Company profile: GANTNER
GANTNER optimizes and simplifies the organisation of fitness clubs....
Company profiles
Company profile: Xplor Gym
Xplor Gym is an all-in-one gym management software with embedded payments & integrated access control ...
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
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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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