GET HCM
magazine
Sign up for the FREE digital edition of HCM magazine and also get the HCM ezine and breaking news email alerts.
Not right now, thanksclose this window
Les Mills International
Les Mills International
Les Mills International
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

Chemex reducing the cost of spending a penny

Cardiff International Pool, operated on behalf of Cardiff City Council by Parkwood Leisure, is among the first in the UK to use a new invention by Birmingham-based hygiene and cleaning specialists Chemex International.

The company is supplying the leisure centre with biological cleaning devices which drop into gents urinals and can dramatically reduce water usage. In the first six months of usage, the centre is reported to have used 2,507 fewer units of water - equating to a saving of £3,098 or the equivalent of more than £6,000 a year.

Chemex has developed a simple 'green' toilet block that uses natural bacteria and enzymes to keep urinals smell and blockage free and eliminating the need for flushing. General manager of Cardiff International Pool, John de Maid said: "To shave £6,000 a year off one utility bill is pretty impressive. It is saving money as well as helping the environment by reducing demand for water."

In addition to sporting and leisure venues, Chemex says the device can be a money-saver for hotels, restaurants, pubs, schools and colleges. It has also attracted the attention of professional football clubs and is currently in use at Premier League club Stoke City's Britannia Stadium. Image shows (left) John de Maid, General Manager Cardiff International Pool, together with Chemex Scientific Director Sean Derrig

Company Details
Chemex International
Since its creation twenty five years ago, Chemex has shown a passion for creating high quality cleaning and hygiene products through a customer focused approach which delivers outstanding value for money.
Address
Hawthorns House, Halfords Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands B66 1BB
Telephone
+44 (0)121 565 6300
Cardiff International Pool is among the first in the UK to use a new invention by Birmingham-based hygiene and cleaning specialists Chemex International.
131211LKChemexCardiff.gif
Latest News
Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114 ...
Latest News
People living in London have been advised to avoid or reduce strenuous exercise today (Friday ...
Latest News
A marketing partnership between fitness marketplace Hussle and fast-food giant McDonald's resulted in a significant ...
Latest News
The UK government should encourage – and make it easier – for doctors and other ...
Latest News
Mark Sesnan, co-founder and CEO of GLL, has been awarded an OBE in the New ...
Latest News
4 Global – a partner in the Moving Communities initiative – has completed an initial public ...
Latest News
Myzone has secured a US$17.2m worth of investment from growth capital investor BGF – a ...
Latest News
The Cleveland Clinic’s chief wellness officer Michael Roizen predicts longevity will become the next major ...
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
Mentra by SATS is a whole ecosystem, with the first physical product an interactive fitness mirror that costs around €1,300, with a digital fitness subscription charged on top
HCM magazine
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH
Imagine a short treatment combined with many positive and long-lasting effects that your customers will ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

News

Chemex reducing the cost of spending a penny

Cardiff International Pool, operated on behalf of Cardiff City Council by Parkwood Leisure, is among the first in the UK to use a new invention by Birmingham-based hygiene and cleaning specialists Chemex International.

The company is supplying the leisure centre with biological cleaning devices which drop into gents urinals and can dramatically reduce water usage. In the first six months of usage, the centre is reported to have used 2,507 fewer units of water - equating to a saving of £3,098 or the equivalent of more than £6,000 a year.

Chemex has developed a simple 'green' toilet block that uses natural bacteria and enzymes to keep urinals smell and blockage free and eliminating the need for flushing. General manager of Cardiff International Pool, John de Maid said: "To shave £6,000 a year off one utility bill is pretty impressive. It is saving money as well as helping the environment by reducing demand for water."

In addition to sporting and leisure venues, Chemex says the device can be a money-saver for hotels, restaurants, pubs, schools and colleges. It has also attracted the attention of professional football clubs and is currently in use at Premier League club Stoke City's Britannia Stadium. Image shows (left) John de Maid, General Manager Cardiff International Pool, together with Chemex Scientific Director Sean Derrig

Company Details
Chemex International
Since its creation twenty five years ago, Chemex has shown a passion for creating high quality cleaning and hygiene products through a customer focused approach which delivers outstanding value for money.
Address
Hawthorns House, Halfords Lane, Smethwick, West Midlands B66 1BB
Telephone
+44 (0)121 565 6300
Cardiff International Pool is among the first in the UK to use a new invention by Birmingham-based hygiene and cleaning specialists Chemex International.
131211LKChemexCardiff.gif

News

Planet Fitness has signed an agreement to acquire Sunshine Fitness – an operator of 114
People living in London have been advised to avoid or reduce strenuous exercise today (Friday
A marketing partnership between fitness marketplace Hussle and fast-food giant McDonald's resulted in a significant
The UK government should encourage – and make it easier – for doctors and other
Mark Sesnan, co-founder and CEO of GLL, has been awarded an OBE in the New
4 Global – a partner in the Moving Communities initiative – has completed an initial public
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the the most comprehensive gym and
Myzone has secured a US$17.2m worth of investment from growth capital investor BGF – a
The Cleveland Clinic’s chief wellness officer Michael Roizen predicts longevity will become the next major
Physically active people are 50 per cent more likely to develop higher levels of antibodies
United Fitness Brands (UFB) has added London-based operator Triyoga to its portfolio. Triyoga, which operates
Wearable technology, outdoor exercise activities and strength training are among the trends expected to shape
COVID-19 is accelerating interest in wellness as more consumers have been faced with the importance
Les Mills
Les Mills
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
The number of positive COVID-19 cases among people who have visited health clubs across Europe
HCM has confirmed that the UK government's £1bn support package for the hospitality and leisure
The Gym Group has opened five clubs in one day to reach 200 sites in
UK Active has sent letters to three government departments, asking for them to provide the
Ten UK fitness industry leaders have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, Boris
Boutique boxing brand UBX is coming to the UK and Ireland following the signing of
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Covid-19 has accelerated digital transformation within the fitness industry by at least a decade, and
Encouraging people to plan their gym visits in advance, offering small incentives and sending text
The UK government's working from home guidelines are threatening the financial future of city centre
Precor UK
Precor UK
1 - 20 of 12,123
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports
HCM magazine
Mentra by SATS is a whole ecosystem, with the first physical product an interactive fitness mirror that costs around €1,300, with a digital fitness subscription charged on top
HCM magazine
New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
HCM magazine
We’re seeing around 40% of our joiners being first-time gym members, which is slightly higher than the norm in more recent years
HCM magazine
Most consumer-facing sectors have standards to reassure customers on matters of safety and quality. Now it’s the turn of our industry to go through this rite of passage
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club
HCM magazine
HCM People

Randy Hetrick

Founder of TRX and OutFit
I don’t want to compete with gyms, I want to complement them. We’re going to places where they’re not – parks, schools and cul-de-sacs
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH
Imagine a short treatment combined with many positive and long-lasting effects that your customers will ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Bilborough, Nottingham
Bilborough College
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
Les Mills International
Les Mills International