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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

wearables news

Technogym is launching Checkup, an assessment station which uses AI to personalise training programmes in
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
American men are more than twice as likely as women to increase exercise frequency in
Tech giant, Huawei, has launched a new Health Lab, where it will conduct research on
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, it's no surprise that
Virtuagym has added to its range of training solutions with the launch of Virtuagym AI
Pillar Wellbeing, which provides a customised and standalone fitness and wellbeing services to the hospitality
Frank O’Rourke, Precor’s newly-appointed senior vice president of global sales, talks to HCM about his
Core Health & Fitness, an industry leader in commercial fitness products, has launched the Stairmaster
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
McKinsey has gathered data on 2,000 US consumers to reveal insights into shifting consumer behaviour
Wearable technology is 2023’s number one worldwide fitness trend according to the American College of
Sony has announced that it will be releasing a motion tracking product called Mocopi in
Myzone has partnered with digital health and fitness company, OliveX Fitness Metaverse, exploring new ways
Myzone is exploring Web3 and metaverse possibilities through a partnership with digital fitness company OliveX.
Happy Health, a mental health-focused tech company, has announced a US$60m series-A round, led by
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
It’s a known fact that gamification is an effective method to make everyday activities and
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
COVID-19 is accelerating interest in wellness as more consumers have been faced with the importance
Launching into Electric Gamebox’s London, Manchester and Lakeside Essex attractions, the Shaun the Sheep: Championsheeps
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to
Entertainment destination Atlantis Dubai has chosen Vantage’s smart software platform to help it deliver a
Post pandemic, technology continues to shape the way consumers access fitness. Apps and wearables are
A new report by McKinsey & Company reveals insights into shifting consumer attitudes and behaviour
Tech giant Amazon has entered the highly-contested health and fitness tracking market with a huge
Samsung Electronics is making its digital fitness platform available for free on its entire 2020
The world’s first energy-positive hotel, Svart, Norway, has revealed its spa and wellness offering, due
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
Mothers-to-be and new mothers are being offered free access to a personalised motherhood wellness app,
One of the factors that has made the coronavirus outbreak so severe across the globe
Luxury tech innovator, Immersive Gym, has launched an augmented fitness environment which “intelligently uses technology”
A new product aimed at the ageing population is combining wearable fitness tech with artificial
Google has revealed plans to acquire wearable company Fitbit in a deal worth US$2.1bn (€1.88bn,
Each year ACSM’s Health and Fitness journal releases the top fitness trends for the following
Jumeirah Group has partnered with London-based Embody Fitness to launch a lifestyle and wellness destination
The Singapore government is creating a "comprehensive digital health platform" based on the use of
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
HCM magazine
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
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
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
Opinion
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
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
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
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
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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
We already have an incredible organisation, but we’re humble enough to recognise there are still areas for continued improvement
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
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
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
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
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
For 2024 our European growth will be focused on Spain and the UK and in 2025, Japan
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
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: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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

wearables news

Technogym is launching Checkup, an assessment station which uses AI to personalise training programmes in
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what
According to McKinsey’s latest report, The trends defining the US$1.8 trillion global wellness market in
American men are more than twice as likely as women to increase exercise frequency in
Tech giant, Huawei, has launched a new Health Lab, where it will conduct research on
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
In a world where technology is advancing at a breakneck pace, it's no surprise that
Virtuagym has added to its range of training solutions with the launch of Virtuagym AI
Pillar Wellbeing, which provides a customised and standalone fitness and wellbeing services to the hospitality
Frank O’Rourke, Precor’s newly-appointed senior vice president of global sales, talks to HCM about his
Core Health & Fitness, an industry leader in commercial fitness products, has launched the Stairmaster
Spivi, an industry leader in interactive displays, leaderboards, gamification and performance tracking for gyms and
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set
McKinsey has gathered data on 2,000 US consumers to reveal insights into shifting consumer behaviour
Wearable technology is 2023’s number one worldwide fitness trend according to the American College of
Sony has announced that it will be releasing a motion tracking product called Mocopi in
Myzone has partnered with digital health and fitness company, OliveX Fitness Metaverse, exploring new ways
Myzone is exploring Web3 and metaverse possibilities through a partnership with digital fitness company OliveX.
Happy Health, a mental health-focused tech company, has announced a US$60m series-A round, led by
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
It’s a known fact that gamification is an effective method to make everyday activities and
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
COVID-19 is accelerating interest in wellness as more consumers have been faced with the importance
Launching into Electric Gamebox’s London, Manchester and Lakeside Essex attractions, the Shaun the Sheep: Championsheeps
While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to
Entertainment destination Atlantis Dubai has chosen Vantage’s smart software platform to help it deliver a
Post pandemic, technology continues to shape the way consumers access fitness. Apps and wearables are
A new report by McKinsey & Company reveals insights into shifting consumer attitudes and behaviour
Tech giant Amazon has entered the highly-contested health and fitness tracking market with a huge
Samsung Electronics is making its digital fitness platform available for free on its entire 2020
The world’s first energy-positive hotel, Svart, Norway, has revealed its spa and wellness offering, due
Club closures, a squeeze on consumer spending and facilitating social distancing within a gym environment
Mothers-to-be and new mothers are being offered free access to a personalised motherhood wellness app,
One of the factors that has made the coronavirus outbreak so severe across the globe
Luxury tech innovator, Immersive Gym, has launched an augmented fitness environment which “intelligently uses technology”
A new product aimed at the ageing population is combining wearable fitness tech with artificial
Google has revealed plans to acquire wearable company Fitbit in a deal worth US$2.1bn (€1.88bn,
Each year ACSM’s Health and Fitness journal releases the top fitness trends for the following
Jumeirah Group has partnered with London-based Embody Fitness to launch a lifestyle and wellness destination
The Singapore government is creating a "comprehensive digital health platform" based on the use of
According to ACSM’s Health and Fitness Journal, wearables trumped the top spot for trends in
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
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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
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
We already have an incredible organisation, but we’re humble enough to recognise there are still areas for continued improvement
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
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
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
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
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
For 2024 our European growth will be focused on Spain and the UK and in 2025, Japan
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
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: Panatta to showcase innovation at major fitness and bodybuilding events in 2024
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry events around the globe.
Company profiles
Company profile: IndigoFitness
At IndigoFitness, we're not just about providing equipment; we're about delivering exceptional training spaces. We ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Spivi
Spivi is an immersive fitness gamification platform that helps gym operators to achieve better retention ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Greenwich Leisure Limited press release: Pioneering project boosts business in Basingstoke
A sports complex might not be your first thought when you’re looking for a peaceful and comfortable, drop-in workspace. However, that could soon change thanks to an innovative new project at Basingstoke Leisure Centre.
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Directory
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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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