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
fibodo Limited
fibodo Limited
fibodo Limited
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

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
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

News

Everyone Active launches new boutique format – three Fortis studios to open in January

Everyone Active is piloting a new boutique exercise format, which it plans to roll out across its portfolio of leisure centres throughout 2020.

The operator has set up a joint venture with HIIT specialist Speedflex and created a new workout called Fortis, Powered by Speedflex.

Three Fortis studios will open at Everyone Active centres in January, with at least seven more planned before the end of the year.

Each Fortis studio will be located in a newly created, bespoke space and will offer 30-minute HIIT workouts based on Speedflex machines, which generate personalised resistance.

The studios will also include Fortis-branded functional fitness stations and workouts will be tracked using MyZone technology.

According to Duncan Jefford, regional director of Everyone Active, Fortis will play a "hugely important role" in the operator's plans to diversify its offering and future proof the business.

"We are continuing to develop our third-party partnerships but felt is was important to create our own product alongside this,” Jefford said.

"A joint venture with Speedflex to create FORTIS is the perfect next step for us, allowing us to offer our members a premium boutique experience at the most affordable price.

"I believe the leisure centre can become a one-stop shop for wellness and we will continue to diversify and ensure we have the best total offering on the market."

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Everyone Active is piloting a new boutique exercise format, which it plans to roll out across its portfolio of leisure centres throughout 2020.
HAF,FIT,PTS,SAM,PUB
imagesX/THUMB344178_184320_891064.jpg
Latest News
Nick Whitcombe, the independent gym owner who refused to shut his gym during the October ...
Latest News
This year's UK government Spending Review, announced in Parliament by chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25 ...
Latest News
Up to 100k people will benefit from the free gym and physical activity sessions, thanks ...
Latest News
To the relief of the sector, the UK government confirmed yesterday (23 November) that gyms, ...
Latest News
Closing gyms and leisure facilities during any possible future lockdown would be "unthinkable", according to ...
Latest News
The University of Stirling has opened its new £20m sports and fitness centre. The building, ...
Latest News
Gyms are right near the bottom of the list in terms of places people have ...
HCM Magazine
Research
“Research typically investigates sleep and recovery using passive approaches as solutions. This study shows that an active approach is beneficial and positive for participants as well”
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Wattbike AtomX leads the future of indoor cycling, says Richard Baker
HCM Magazine
Butt, bottom, booty, bum – whatever you call it, working the backside is a vital part of the balance, power and wellbeing equation and has been ignored for too long, as Tom Tawell reports
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym in partnership with Technogym, adding the new Excite Live line, as well as dedicated workout zones
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Bulmershe Leisure Centre, run by Places Leisure, is providing its community with state-of-the-art fitness machines from Octane Fitness
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Steve Ward celebrates the transformational energy being unleashed in the fitness industry by the pandemic
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
With many older people in crisis due to the pandemic, ukactive’s head of health and wellbeing development, Kenny Butler, explains why the organisation is launching an active ageing consultation and how you can get involved
HCM magazine
HCM People

Nick Whitcombe

Founder, Body Tech Fitness
I’ve been in the industry for a decade and it’s the first time I’ve seen it truly unified from the top to the bottom
HCM magazine
New research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes
Opinion
promotion
With January now close on the horizon your thoughts will be firmly focused on sales campaigns to attract new members through your doors in the new year rush.
Opinion: Sealing the Leaky Bucket – 7 Research-Based Tips for Retaining New Members in January 2021
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Frame launches new, streamlined digital offering, powered by Fisikal
When facing lockdown restrictions, Frame successfully adapted its in-club experience to an online offering for members.
Company profiles
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

News

Everyone Active launches new boutique format – three Fortis studios to open in January

Everyone Active is piloting a new boutique exercise format, which it plans to roll out across its portfolio of leisure centres throughout 2020.

The operator has set up a joint venture with HIIT specialist Speedflex and created a new workout called Fortis, Powered by Speedflex.

Three Fortis studios will open at Everyone Active centres in January, with at least seven more planned before the end of the year.

Each Fortis studio will be located in a newly created, bespoke space and will offer 30-minute HIIT workouts based on Speedflex machines, which generate personalised resistance.

The studios will also include Fortis-branded functional fitness stations and workouts will be tracked using MyZone technology.

According to Duncan Jefford, regional director of Everyone Active, Fortis will play a "hugely important role" in the operator's plans to diversify its offering and future proof the business.

"We are continuing to develop our third-party partnerships but felt is was important to create our own product alongside this,” Jefford said.

"A joint venture with Speedflex to create FORTIS is the perfect next step for us, allowing us to offer our members a premium boutique experience at the most affordable price.

"I believe the leisure centre can become a one-stop shop for wellness and we will continue to diversify and ensure we have the best total offering on the market."

Sign up here to get HCM's weekly ezine and every issue of HCM magazine free on digital.
Everyone Active is piloting a new boutique exercise format, which it plans to roll out across its portfolio of leisure centres throughout 2020.
HAF,FIT,PTS,SAM,PUB
imagesX/THUMB344178_184320_891064.jpg

News

Nick Whitcombe, the independent gym owner who refused to shut his gym during the October
This year's UK government Spending Review, announced in Parliament by chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25
Up to 100k people will benefit from the free gym and physical activity sessions, thanks
To the relief of the sector, the UK government confirmed yesterday (23 November) that gyms,
Closing gyms and leisure facilities during any possible future lockdown would be "unthinkable", according to
Gyms, health clubs and leisure centres will be able to open their doors when the
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110
The University of Stirling has opened its new £20m sports and fitness centre. The building,
Gyms are right near the bottom of the list in terms of places people have
A new, Europe-wide initiative will look to chart the level of risk of COVID-19 infection
UK Parliament will debate COVID-19 restrictions on gyms and leisure centres on Monday 23 November,
The UK government has launched a £1bn Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme (PSDS), providing grant funding
Leisure management company 3d Leisure is introducing two new services across its corporate division, in
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Miha Bodytec GmbH
Global retention expert, Dr Paul Bedford, will host his sixth annual Retention Convention virtually, bringing
Thousands of COVID-related deaths could be prevented if successive governments had tackled the country's obesity
Leisure-net is running a repeat of its initial Post Lockdown Recovery Survey, in order to
The iconic Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago is among the city's fitness facilities which have
TRP - The Retention People
TRP - The Retention People
1 - 15 of 11,694
HCM Magazine
Research
“Research typically investigates sleep and recovery using passive approaches as solutions. This study shows that an active approach is beneficial and positive for participants as well”
HCM Magazine
Promotion
Wattbike AtomX leads the future of indoor cycling, says Richard Baker
HCM Magazine
Butt, bottom, booty, bum – whatever you call it, working the backside is a vital part of the balance, power and wellbeing equation and has been ignored for too long, as Tom Tawell reports
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym in partnership with Technogym, adding the new Excite Live line, as well as dedicated workout zones
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Bulmershe Leisure Centre, run by Places Leisure, is providing its community with state-of-the-art fitness machines from Octane Fitness
HCM Magazine
Opinion
Steve Ward celebrates the transformational energy being unleashed in the fitness industry by the pandemic
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
With many older people in crisis due to the pandemic, ukactive’s head of health and wellbeing development, Kenny Butler, explains why the organisation is launching an active ageing consultation and how you can get involved
HCM magazine
HCM People

Nick Whitcombe

Founder, Body Tech Fitness
I’ve been in the industry for a decade and it’s the first time I’ve seen it truly unified from the top to the bottom
HCM magazine
New research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes
HCM magazine
HCM talks to policy makers, operators and decision-makers about the public sector and trust response to the pandemic
HCM magazine
I used to worry about competition, but today, I have such confidence in our new business model I don’t feel worried. The rest of the market can try to compete, but our clubs will be in a different league
HCM magazine
HCM People

Harley Pasternak

Trainer and author
Having someone just feeling comfortable walking into the gym is important
HCM magazine
The science shows being fit mitigates against COVID-19. We’ve proven we can operate safely under the SAGE COVID-secure Framework. Time to join it up by securing essential service status
HCM magazine
Power Plate UK's Davide Ferreira and Stuart Stokes from ReferAll write to HCM
HCM magazine
BMF members were invited to continue paying during first lockdown and an incredible 83 per cent did so, with some paying double to cover others
HCM magazine
Opinion
promotion
With January now close on the horizon your thoughts will be firmly focused on sales campaigns to attract new members through your doors in the new year rush.
Opinion: Sealing the Leaky Bucket – 7 Research-Based Tips for Retaining New Members in January 2021
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Frame launches new, streamlined digital offering, powered by Fisikal
When facing lockdown restrictions, Frame successfully adapted its in-club experience to an online offering for members.
Company profiles
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
fibodo Limited
fibodo Limited