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school sport news

In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
The UK government has declared that boys and girls should have equal access to sports
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
Independent gym The Foundry and W10 Personal Training have merged their assets into a new
UK Active and Nike have launched the 2022 Open Doors programme. The scheme provides children
A coalition of leading organisations across the physical activity sector has called for radical reform
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The London 2012 Olympic legacy investment designed to improve physical education at primary schools has
Up to £30m will be invested in refurbishing thousands of public tennis courts in the
Vulnerable young people will be given opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity
The UK government has confirmed that the PE and Sport Premium will continue to run
Sport England has teamed up with Youth Sport Trust to develop a new online resource
The government has pledged to invest more than £10m to open school sports and swimming
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
Andy Burnham and shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens have joined Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson in
Bans on meal deals, stricter rules on food advertising and printing calorie contents on menus
The government has confirmed that the £320m Physical Education and Sport Premium will be made
VAT rebates and an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme are among the list
Ukactive has called on HM Treasury to invest more in the physical activity sector, in
The UK government is looking to create more physical activity opportunities for children by helping
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
More than 40 sports industry leaders from across the UK have signed an open letter
England Athletics is looking to expand its Funetics programme across schools and the physical activity
Disability sports charity Activity Alliance has called on political parties to commit to giving disabled
An interactive toolkit has been launched to help schools in England reframe competition in school
UK children will be offered a greater opportunity to take part in 60 minutes of
Research by YouGov has shown 68 per cent of UK adults to be unaware of
The fitness of children falls dramatically during the holidays – but the problem could be
Health Club operator Planet Fitness is offering high school students aged 15 to 18 years
Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active – while "physically
Increasing sports participation among women and girls will be one of the "cornerstones" of a
Welsh schoolchildren will be offered at least two hours of physical education each week, after
Damian Hinds has called on sporting organisations to "work with the government" and to ensure
The figures revealed in today's Active Lives Children and Young People research have been described
The government has pledged extra support and improved guidance for primary schools in England as
The Soft Drinks Industry Levy has come into effect today (6 April), in a move
Scotland plans to roll-out 'The Daily Mile' scheme to all educational facilities and workplaces in
Primary schools across the country will see PE and sport funding doubled this month in
School summer holidays are creating a class divide between the fitness levels of deprived children
Karen Bradley and Tracey Crouch, the government ministers with ultimate responsibility to the UK sport
A number of prominent figures in the sport and physical activity sector have called on
Public sector workers should be entitled to at least three days of paid leave if
Sport England has committed £40m (US$49.8m, €46.2m) to support parents on low incomes implement regular
12,300
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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
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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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
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The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
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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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
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
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Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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HCM People
Founder, Physique 57
Physique 57 is poised for synergystic collaborations with new partners around the world
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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
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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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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
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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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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
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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
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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
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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
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Now mental health is the number one reason for people to join a health club, do fitness professionals need a grounding in counselling to offer a more holistic service? Kath Hudson asks the experts
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
Industry suppliers are responding to the exponential increase in consumer demand for strength training with a raft of new and innovative launches and concepts, as Steph Eaves reports
HCM magazine
As more people join clubs to support their mental health, fitness professionals need to be empowered to take a holistic approach. Kath Hudson shares useful tools discussed at the ACE summit on mental health
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
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
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.
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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.
Company profiles
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Supplier Showcase
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media launches ‘livegood' wellness channel to deliver in-club entertainment on consoles and screens
Zoom Media, a leading provider of digital media solutions for health clubs, has launched a proprietary wellness content channel called Livegood – a digital hub of health and wellness media.
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Directory
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Lockers
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Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
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Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
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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
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30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
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11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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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

school sport news

In a newly-launched manifesto, physical activity sector stakeholders are calling for the next UK government
The UK government has declared that boys and girls should have equal access to sports
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
Independent gym The Foundry and W10 Personal Training have merged their assets into a new
UK Active and Nike have launched the 2022 Open Doors programme. The scheme provides children
A coalition of leading organisations across the physical activity sector has called for radical reform
Elevate
Elevate
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
The London 2012 Olympic legacy investment designed to improve physical education at primary schools has
Up to £30m will be invested in refurbishing thousands of public tennis courts in the
Vulnerable young people will be given opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity
The UK government has confirmed that the PE and Sport Premium will continue to run
Sport England has teamed up with Youth Sport Trust to develop a new online resource
The government has pledged to invest more than £10m to open school sports and swimming
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
Andy Burnham and shadow culture secretary Jo Stevens have joined Paralympic legend Tanni Grey-Thompson in
Bans on meal deals, stricter rules on food advertising and printing calorie contents on menus
The government has confirmed that the £320m Physical Education and Sport Premium will be made
VAT rebates and an extension to the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme are among the list
Ukactive has called on HM Treasury to invest more in the physical activity sector, in
The UK government is looking to create more physical activity opportunities for children by helping
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
More than 40 sports industry leaders from across the UK have signed an open letter
England Athletics is looking to expand its Funetics programme across schools and the physical activity
Disability sports charity Activity Alliance has called on political parties to commit to giving disabled
An interactive toolkit has been launched to help schools in England reframe competition in school
UK children will be offered a greater opportunity to take part in 60 minutes of
Research by YouGov has shown 68 per cent of UK adults to be unaware of
The fitness of children falls dramatically during the holidays – but the problem could be
Health Club operator Planet Fitness is offering high school students aged 15 to 18 years
Enjoyment is the single biggest factor in motivating children to be active – while "physically
Increasing sports participation among women and girls will be one of the "cornerstones" of a
Welsh schoolchildren will be offered at least two hours of physical education each week, after
Damian Hinds has called on sporting organisations to "work with the government" and to ensure
The figures revealed in today's Active Lives Children and Young People research have been described
The government has pledged extra support and improved guidance for primary schools in England as
The Soft Drinks Industry Levy has come into effect today (6 April), in a move
Scotland plans to roll-out 'The Daily Mile' scheme to all educational facilities and workplaces in
Primary schools across the country will see PE and sport funding doubled this month in
School summer holidays are creating a class divide between the fitness levels of deprived children
Karen Bradley and Tracey Crouch, the government ministers with ultimate responsibility to the UK sport
A number of prominent figures in the sport and physical activity sector have called on
Public sector workers should be entitled to at least three days of paid leave if
Sport England has committed £40m (US$49.8m, €46.2m) to support parents on low incomes implement regular
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
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
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
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
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
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
The goal is for all new centres to be Net Zero. Sustainability is something we’re investing heavily in across the business
HCM magazine
Now mental health is the number one reason for people to join a health club, do fitness professionals need a grounding in counselling to offer a more holistic service? Kath Hudson asks the experts
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
Industry suppliers are responding to the exponential increase in consumer demand for strength training with a raft of new and innovative launches and concepts, as Steph Eaves reports
HCM magazine
As more people join clubs to support their mental health, fitness professionals need to be empowered to take a holistic approach. Kath Hudson shares useful tools discussed at the ACE summit on mental health
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
McFit, the original budget gym is undergoing a transformation with a new look and estate-wide overhaul, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Speedflex (UK & Ireland) Limited
Speedflex offers safe and effective, high intensity but low impact HIIT training in a variety ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Innerva
For over 30 years Innerva, part of Shapemaster Global have been manufacturing specialist dual-function power ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Zoom Media press release: Zoom Media launches ‘livegood' wellness channel to deliver in-club entertainment on consoles and screens
Zoom Media, a leading provider of digital media solutions for health clubs, has launched a proprietary wellness content channel called Livegood – a digital hub of health and wellness media.
Featured press releases
Power Plate UK press release: Power plate + red light therapy: life-changing ‘biostacking’
“We combine Power Plate and red light therapy in all our small group classes,” says Natt Summers, founder and owner of Accomplish Fitness in Hungerford, Berkshire.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
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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