Latest
issue
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 I've already subscribed!
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn
FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

Latest news

Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies to star at Elevate trade event

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to discuss the key role that physical activity has to play in the public health agenda during the opening address of Elevate 2016 next month.

Elevate, which runs from 4-5 May 2016 at London’s Olympia, is intended to become an annual event which ‘elevates’ the importance of physical activity, showcases the best of the industry and encourages cross-sector collaboration.

The attendance of Davies – the government's most senior health advisor – marks a significant coup for the show organisers and offers encouragement of the increasingly prominent profile that physical activity is being afforded in public health discourse. In addition to Davies’ keynote, Public Health England and Sport England have been confirmed as lead supporters, alongside London Sport and The Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH).

The focus on physical inactivity as a separate issue to obesity – driven by the work of organisations such as ukactive – has marked a significant sea-change in the public health narrative and follows a University of Cambridge report that found physical inactivity is killing twice as many Europeans as obesity. The event hopes to directly address the complex societal challenge of physical inactivity and foster solutions by bringing together academia, healthcare, government, the physical activity sector and performance experts.

Over the course of the two-day show, thousands of attendees will be able to explore a free exhibition and seminar programme featuring hundreds of speakers. The show will consist of seven feature areas, two attractions and roughly 150 exhibitors, with the latest products on show from the likes of Matrix, Precor, Pulse, Cybex, Ziva, Origin, Power Plate, TRX, Octane, Concept 2, Wattbike and many more.

Elevate will run three seminar streams covering Future Performance, Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing, and Inclusivity Strategies to Increase Participation. Speakers represent a range of organisations including EIS, UK Sport, Intelligent Health, Life Fitness, Macmillan Cancer, Nuffield Health, British Cycling, Technogym, Juniper Research and Transport for London.

Elevate director Max Quittenton said: “Elevate will be the UK’s first cross-sector event, allowing professionals to come together, learn from each other and experience the latest innovations which will help get the nation moving more.”

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to discuss the key role that physical activity has to play in the public health agenda during the opening address of Elevate 2016 next month.
HAF,FIT,IND,EVT,PHR,ACD,RES,SSC,PUB
THUMB9530_697392.jpg
Latest News
Diversity, equity and inclusion in the European fitness industry is examined in a new report ...
Latest News
Following the success of its first site in Whitefield, Total Fitness is launching a purpose-built ...
Latest News
David Beckham and F45 Training have finally settled the breach-of-contract lawsuit around Beckham’s ambassadorial agreement ...
Latest News
Apple has previewed the upcoming watchOS 11, which has more health and fitness insights and ...
Latest News
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA – the organisation that represents people ...
Latest News
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand ...
Latest News
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part ...
Latest News
The UK health and fitness is performing well, especially the private sector, with member numbers, ...
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Following the gym upgrade, Sport Ireland Fitness membership has hit capacity and the team is putting a wait-list in place
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
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
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
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
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
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
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
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
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
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.
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.
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: Places Leisure
Places Leisure aims to enlighten our communities about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Matrix: Futureproofing
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
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

Chief Medical Officer Dame Sally Davies to star at Elevate trade event

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to discuss the key role that physical activity has to play in the public health agenda during the opening address of Elevate 2016 next month.

Elevate, which runs from 4-5 May 2016 at London’s Olympia, is intended to become an annual event which ‘elevates’ the importance of physical activity, showcases the best of the industry and encourages cross-sector collaboration.

The attendance of Davies – the government's most senior health advisor – marks a significant coup for the show organisers and offers encouragement of the increasingly prominent profile that physical activity is being afforded in public health discourse. In addition to Davies’ keynote, Public Health England and Sport England have been confirmed as lead supporters, alongside London Sport and The Institute of Sport, Exercise & Health (ISEH).

The focus on physical inactivity as a separate issue to obesity – driven by the work of organisations such as ukactive – has marked a significant sea-change in the public health narrative and follows a University of Cambridge report that found physical inactivity is killing twice as many Europeans as obesity. The event hopes to directly address the complex societal challenge of physical inactivity and foster solutions by bringing together academia, healthcare, government, the physical activity sector and performance experts.

Over the course of the two-day show, thousands of attendees will be able to explore a free exhibition and seminar programme featuring hundreds of speakers. The show will consist of seven feature areas, two attractions and roughly 150 exhibitors, with the latest products on show from the likes of Matrix, Precor, Pulse, Cybex, Ziva, Origin, Power Plate, TRX, Octane, Concept 2, Wattbike and many more.

Elevate will run three seminar streams covering Future Performance, Physical Activity for Health and Wellbeing, and Inclusivity Strategies to Increase Participation. Speakers represent a range of organisations including EIS, UK Sport, Intelligent Health, Life Fitness, Macmillan Cancer, Nuffield Health, British Cycling, Technogym, Juniper Research and Transport for London.

Elevate director Max Quittenton said: “Elevate will be the UK’s first cross-sector event, allowing professionals to come together, learn from each other and experience the latest innovations which will help get the nation moving more.”

The Chief Medical Officer for England, Dame Sally Davies, is to discuss the key role that physical activity has to play in the public health agenda during the opening address of Elevate 2016 next month.
HAF,FIT,IND,EVT,PHR,ACD,RES,SSC,PUB
THUMB9530_697392.jpg

Latest news

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
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part
The UK health and fitness is performing well, especially the private sector, with member numbers,
David Lloyd Leisure has opened the doors of Madrid country club, La Finca, which it
Leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, has appointed industry veteran, David Stalker, as advisor to the
According to new research from Ernst & Young, the gap between female and male engagement
Justin Musgrove, CEO of Fitness First UK, has made another tactical move, launching three Les
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
High-end country club operator, Life Time Group Holdings, has closed a US$40 million sale and
In the latest edition of HCM magazine, Mark Tweedie talks about his hopes for the
The Active Czech Foundation hosted its first annual Active Czech Conference earlier this month, in
Planet Fitness is refinancing and taking on securitised debt under its existing securitised financing facility.
The US health and fitness industry is worth US$22.4 billion to the nation’s economy, according
New research shows that following social media health influencers motivates young people to exercise more
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
The JD Gyms Group has completed a deal to acquire Simply Gym from Bay Leisure.
Women’s health specialist, The Well HQ, has secured 'sweat equity' backing from Priya Oberoi, founder
1 - 20 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Following the gym upgrade, Sport Ireland Fitness membership has hit capacity and the team is putting a wait-list in place
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
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
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
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
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
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
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
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
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
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
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
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
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
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
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
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.
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.
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: Places Leisure
Places Leisure aims to enlighten our communities about the benefits of a healthy lifestyle in ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Matrix: Futureproofing
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
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:
Nespresso Professional UK
Nespresso Professional UK
Partner sites