Super early bird ends in
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn
FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Secure your spot now
Super early bird ends in

Latest news

Xponential to open first BFT franchise in London

Body Fit Training (BFT), part of Xponential Fitness, is launching its first London franchise at Queen's Circus Battersea in February 2023
BFT’s first UK franchise launched in Leicester in September 2022 and there are plans to open more studios across South West London
BFT was founded by Cameron Falloon in 2017. It was acquired by Xponential Fitness in 2021 for US$44m
Falloon is aiming to expand BFT to 150 locations across the UK
By expanding BFT into the UK market now, franchisees will have a unique chance to get in on the ground level of a premium and in-demand service with strong profit potential
– Cameron Falloon, joint CEO of Body Fit Training
Credit: Body Fit Training

Xponential Fitness will open its first Body Fit Training (BFT) franchise in London in February in Queen's Circus, half a mile from the new Battersea Power Station development, which will be home to Third Space, Boom Cycle and BMF when complete.

The BFT studio will be led by personal trainer Charlie Hendrie and – as is standard with the BFT format – will provide 50-minute functional, strength, cardio and conditioning-based classes across 13 workout programmes.

“We believe BFT offers something very different from other boutique fitness studios," Hendrie told HCM. "We'll make it our goal to create an exciting new fitness community of people who are inspired and truly get the results they desire.”

BFT’s first UK club launched in Leicester in September 2022 and founder, Cameron Falloon, says current demand indicates the company could reach 150 locations within a few years.

BFT combines cardio with resistance programmes to train different energy systems every session. It uses bespoke technology, including a heart rate monitoring system, to track members’ progress.

“Through our scientifically proven training techniques and highly accredited team of coaches, we aim to provide the perfect environment for the community of Battersea to achieve their fitness goals,” said Hendrie. “We thrive on building an environment where people can build friendships and have fun while working out.”

Body Fit Training was founded by Falloon in 2017. It was acquired by Xponential Fitness in October 2021 for US$44m, boosting the Xponential estate to over 2,600 locations globally.

Xponential then entered into a Master Franchise Agreement with Falloon and his business partner Richard Burnet for the original franchised clubs, as well as 150 that were set to open across the Asia Pacific region and the UK. Falloon stepped back from his joint CEO role in 2022 when David Aitchison was appointed to be CEO.

BFT currently has 230 studios and 50,000+ members across locations in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, USA, Canada and the UK.

Xponential Fitness will open its first Body Fit Training (BFT) franchise in London in February in Queen's Circus, half a mile from the new Battersea Power Station development which will be home to Third Space, Boom Cycle and BMF when complete.
PTS,SAR,HAF,FIT,IND
2023/THUMB350797_839681_528416.jpg
Latest News
Gymshark has launched a new global brand platform, We Do Gym, to make it clear ...
Latest News
Nike and recovery brand, Hyperice, have partnered to create two tech-driven recovery products – a vest and ...
Latest News
Boutique operator Heartcore is paying damages to a violinist whose career was cut short following ...
Latest News
Belgian retail giant, Colruyt Group, is challenging the status quo of the fitness industry in ...
Latest News
According to a year-long study, offering financial incentives to people to encourage them to lose ...
Latest News
Xponential Fitness has appointed sales and franchise expert, Mark King, as CEO, to take the ...
Latest News
Fitness influencer and karate champion, Anna Lewandowska, has announced the launch of a multi-concept boutique ...
Latest News
The Health & Fitness Association (formerly IHRSA) has announced Singapore-based attorney and international industry advocate, ...
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Symbio ultra-premium cardio equipment from Life Fitness raises the bar for design and performance
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: CoverMe Fitness launches in Australian market
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with industry veteran Tony Zonato as managing director for the region.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: CoverMe Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, an app for seamless, on-demand management and cover solutions for sports and fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gymkit UK
Working with many of the UK’s leading health club chains, hotels, and sports clubs Gymkit ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Matrix: Futureproofing
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Wattbike Ltd press release: Wattbike launches new leaderboard platform to engage Wattbikers worldwide
Wattbike, innovators of indoor cycling, proudly announces the launch of its new Leaderboards feature.
Featured press releases
Taylor Made Designs Ltd press release: Taylor Made designs celebrates another successful elevate!
The team from Taylor Made Designs (TMD) enjoyed two days at the UK’s premium trade show this month, catching up with customers and showcasing samples from their new Leisure Essentials range.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
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
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates

Latest news

Xponential to open first BFT franchise in London

Body Fit Training (BFT), part of Xponential Fitness, is launching its first London franchise at Queen's Circus Battersea in February 2023
BFT’s first UK franchise launched in Leicester in September 2022 and there are plans to open more studios across South West London
BFT was founded by Cameron Falloon in 2017. It was acquired by Xponential Fitness in 2021 for US$44m
Falloon is aiming to expand BFT to 150 locations across the UK
By expanding BFT into the UK market now, franchisees will have a unique chance to get in on the ground level of a premium and in-demand service with strong profit potential
– Cameron Falloon, joint CEO of Body Fit Training
Credit: Body Fit Training

Xponential Fitness will open its first Body Fit Training (BFT) franchise in London in February in Queen's Circus, half a mile from the new Battersea Power Station development, which will be home to Third Space, Boom Cycle and BMF when complete.

The BFT studio will be led by personal trainer Charlie Hendrie and – as is standard with the BFT format – will provide 50-minute functional, strength, cardio and conditioning-based classes across 13 workout programmes.

“We believe BFT offers something very different from other boutique fitness studios," Hendrie told HCM. "We'll make it our goal to create an exciting new fitness community of people who are inspired and truly get the results they desire.”

BFT’s first UK club launched in Leicester in September 2022 and founder, Cameron Falloon, says current demand indicates the company could reach 150 locations within a few years.

BFT combines cardio with resistance programmes to train different energy systems every session. It uses bespoke technology, including a heart rate monitoring system, to track members’ progress.

“Through our scientifically proven training techniques and highly accredited team of coaches, we aim to provide the perfect environment for the community of Battersea to achieve their fitness goals,” said Hendrie. “We thrive on building an environment where people can build friendships and have fun while working out.”

Body Fit Training was founded by Falloon in 2017. It was acquired by Xponential Fitness in October 2021 for US$44m, boosting the Xponential estate to over 2,600 locations globally.

Xponential then entered into a Master Franchise Agreement with Falloon and his business partner Richard Burnet for the original franchised clubs, as well as 150 that were set to open across the Asia Pacific region and the UK. Falloon stepped back from his joint CEO role in 2022 when David Aitchison was appointed to be CEO.

BFT currently has 230 studios and 50,000+ members across locations in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, USA, Canada and the UK.

Xponential Fitness will open its first Body Fit Training (BFT) franchise in London in February in Queen's Circus, half a mile from the new Battersea Power Station development which will be home to Third Space, Boom Cycle and BMF when complete.
PTS,SAR,HAF,FIT,IND
2023/THUMB350797_839681_528416.jpg

Latest news

Gymshark has launched a new global brand platform, We Do Gym, to make it clear
Nike and recovery brand, Hyperice, have partnered to create two tech-driven recovery products – a vest and
Boutique operator Heartcore is paying damages to a violinist whose career was cut short following
Belgian retail giant, Colruyt Group, is challenging the status quo of the fitness industry in
According to a year-long study, offering financial incentives to people to encourage them to lose
Xponential Fitness has appointed sales and franchise expert, Mark King, as CEO, to take the
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Fitness influencer and karate champion, Anna Lewandowska, has announced the launch of a multi-concept boutique
The Health & Fitness Association (formerly IHRSA) has announced Singapore-based attorney and international industry advocate,
With the UK General Election imminent, industry strategist, Martyn Allison, says it’s time for the
More than 20 organisations have joined together in the UK to form the Swim Alliance,
According to a number of recent studies, semaglutide weight-loss drugs can be effective in treating
German health and fitness operator, LifeFit Group, has found a new investor – Waterland Private
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
More than 200 organisations and athletes in the UK have signed an open letter to
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the European fitness industry is examined in a new report
Following the success of its first site in Whitefield, Total Fitness is launching a purpose-built
David Beckham and F45 Training have finally settled the breach-of-contract lawsuit around Beckham’s ambassadorial agreement
Apple has previewed the upcoming watchOS 11, which has more health and fitness insights and
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA – the organisation that represents people
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
1 - 20 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Symbio ultra-premium cardio equipment from Life Fitness raises the bar for design and performance
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
In Belgium, one in 10 people is diabetic or pre-diabetic, so we decided to address this group with interventions for World Diabetes Day
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
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: CoverMe Fitness launches in Australian market
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with industry veteran Tony Zonato as managing director for the region.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: CoverMe Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, an app for seamless, on-demand management and cover solutions for sports and fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gymkit UK
Working with many of the UK’s leading health club chains, hotels, and sports clubs Gymkit ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Matrix: Futureproofing
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Delivering the vision
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Wattbike Ltd press release: Wattbike launches new leaderboard platform to engage Wattbikers worldwide
Wattbike, innovators of indoor cycling, proudly announces the launch of its new Leaderboards feature.
Featured press releases
Taylor Made Designs Ltd press release: Taylor Made designs celebrates another successful elevate!
The team from Taylor Made Designs (TMD) enjoyed two days at the UK’s premium trade show this month, catching up with customers and showcasing samples from their new Leisure Essentials range.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
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
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
Partner sites