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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS

latest HCM news

HCM magazine

interview

Dave Courteen

When you have a budget gym round the corner charging £15 a month and you’re charging £60, you need to sparkle
people

Louis Rennocks

Co-founder, Grndhouse
We want Grndhouse to be everywhere: in gyms, hotels, on holidays, at home – it’s boutique fitness in your hand
Editor's letter

Mega players

Having a portfolio of more than 1,000 health club locations is the aim of ambitious operators, with this elite category growing fast, creating new dynamics in the market

Boston Strong

The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector

NHS partnerships

In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?

Software solutions (Part 1)

Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues

Celebrating 300 editions

As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag

Safe and essential

The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story

Get real

Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains

Change it up – lockers

What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank

Deloitte's annual European Health and Fitness Market Report

In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains

Automaticity – creating exercise habits that stick

Bryce Hastings, head of research at Les Mills, explains the latest research into exercise motivation, giving tips on how to engage hard-to-reach members

Pulse Fitness: trusted partner

Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces

Exercise can counter diabetes damage

Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
people

Jon Wright

Founder and CEO, Feel Electric
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
people

Gunnar Peterson

Chief of athletics, F45
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset

Technogym: leading with innovation

Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved

Driving active communities

The new UK Leisure Framework has been set up to deliver £2bn of developments, as Paul Cluett, MD of Alliance Leisure explains

Freemotion: a truly interactive, connected experience

Thrive Gym is the UK’s first commercial gym to offer fitness experiences from Freemotion and iFIT, which offer connected experiences for members

Fitronics: Game changing growth

The UK health club sector could grow to engage up to 35 per cent of the population, according to a Fitronics study, reports Marc Jones
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Lifeguard Dauntsey's School Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Duty Manager
Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Ltd Ilford, London, United Kingdom
Sports Centre Manager
Dauntsey's School Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Everyone Active Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
Duty/Operations Manager
Everyone Active Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Aquafit Instructor
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Featured supplier: Virtuagym raises €3m investment to fuel innovation in health and fitness technology
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based technology company which invests in innovative technology organisations.
Featured supplier: UK health clubs hit by rising cost of energy
Health clubs across the UK are facing huge rises in business energy bills which are forcing difficult decisions.
Featured operator: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Featured operator: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
Company profile: IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH
IONTO-COMED offers a wide range of treatment beds offering maximum flexibility and the symbiosis of ...
Company profile: Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a global provider of health and fitness technology for coaching, engagement and management ...
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Supplier showcase | Fisikal
Fitness First has made personal training more accessible by deploying new levels of digitalisation in partnership with Fisikal
Supplier showcase | Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Expression of interest
Location: Expression of interest
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
development opportunity
Location: development opportunity
Company: Walker Singleton
more properties and tenders
02-05 Jun 2022
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
07 Jun 2022
Lapland Hotels Arena, Tampere, Finland
09-10 Jun 2022
Medical SPA „Eglės Sanatorija“, Birštonas, Lithuania, Birštonas, Lithuania
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
27-28 Jun 2022
St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
12-14 Sep 2022
Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort , Ballymena, Ireland
20-23 Sep 2022
Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
25-26 Sep 2022
Bespoke, San Francisco, United States
more diary dates
Job opportunities
Lifeguard Dauntsey's School Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Duty Manager
Vision Redbridge Culture and Leisure Ltd Ilford, London, United Kingdom
Sports Centre Manager
Dauntsey's School Devizes, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
Fitness Motivator and Personal Trainer
Everyone Active Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey, United Kingdom
Duty/Operations Manager
Everyone Active Stowmarket, Suffolk, United Kingdom
Aquafit Instructor
Wiltshire Council Malksham, Wiltshire, United Kingdom
More fitness jobs
Featured supplier: Virtuagym raises €3m investment to fuel innovation in health and fitness technology
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based technology company which invests in innovative technology organisations.
Featured supplier: UK health clubs hit by rising cost of energy
Health clubs across the UK are facing huge rises in business energy bills which are forcing difficult decisions.
Featured operator: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Featured operator: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
Company profile: IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH
IONTO-COMED offers a wide range of treatment beds offering maximum flexibility and the symbiosis of ...
Company profile: Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a global provider of health and fitness technology for coaching, engagement and management ...
Get HCM
Sign up for the free digital edition of HCM magazine and the free weekly HCM ezine
Sign up
Supplier showcase | Fisikal
Fitness First has made personal training more accessible by deploying new levels of digitalisation in partnership with Fisikal
Supplier showcase | Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Expression of interest
Location: Expression of interest
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
development opportunity
Location: development opportunity
Company: Walker Singleton
more properties and tenders
02-05 Jun 2022
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
07 Jun 2022
Lapland Hotels Arena, Tampere, Finland
09-10 Jun 2022
Medical SPA „Eglės Sanatorija“, Birštonas, Lithuania, Birštonas, Lithuania
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
27-28 Jun 2022
St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
12-14 Sep 2022
Galgorm Spa & Golf Resort , Ballymena, Ireland
20-23 Sep 2022
Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, Quarteira, Portugal
25-26 Sep 2022
Bespoke, San Francisco, United States
more diary dates

latest HCM news

HCM magazine

interview

Dave Courteen

When you have a budget gym round the corner charging £15 a month and you’re charging £60, you need to sparkle
people

Louis Rennocks

Co-founder, Grndhouse
We want Grndhouse to be everywhere: in gyms, hotels, on holidays, at home – it’s boutique fitness in your hand
Editor's letter

Mega players

Having a portfolio of more than 1,000 health club locations is the aim of ambitious operators, with this elite category growing fast, creating new dynamics in the market

Boston Strong

The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector

NHS partnerships

In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?

Software solutions (Part 1)

Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues

Celebrating 300 editions

As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag

Safe and essential

The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story

Get real

Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains

Change it up – lockers

What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank

Deloitte's annual European Health and Fitness Market Report

In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains

Automaticity – creating exercise habits that stick

Bryce Hastings, head of research at Les Mills, explains the latest research into exercise motivation, giving tips on how to engage hard-to-reach members

Pulse Fitness: trusted partner

Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces

Exercise can counter diabetes damage

Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
people

Jon Wright

Founder and CEO, Feel Electric
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
people

Gunnar Peterson

Chief of athletics, F45
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset

Technogym: leading with innovation

Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved

Driving active communities

The new UK Leisure Framework has been set up to deliver £2bn of developments, as Paul Cluett, MD of Alliance Leisure explains

Freemotion: a truly interactive, connected experience

Thrive Gym is the UK’s first commercial gym to offer fitness experiences from Freemotion and iFIT, which offer connected experiences for members

Fitronics: Game changing growth

The UK health club sector could grow to engage up to 35 per cent of the population, according to a Fitronics study, reports Marc Jones
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