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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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Splashdown at Kalahari

US waterpark Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells has opened a Splashdown Safari interactive feature within its outdoor Kalahari Zambezi park.

Splashdown Safari features twisting slides, water cannons, geysers and tipping buckets.

Supplied by Whitewater West, custom safari theming on the new attraction includes a giant elephant bucket plus interactive play with monkeys, lions and tropical birds, plus a safari jeep designed specifically for the park.

The Kalahari group opened a sister waterpark resort, in Sandusky, Ohio, this summer. Details: www.kalahariresort.com

US waterpark Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells has opened a Splashdown Safari interactive feature within its outdoor Kalahari Zambezi park.
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Debate
Can partnerships and affiliations with less obvious companies, such as fast food brands, help the industry tap into a new demographic, or is the potential for them to compromise our reputation too big a risk to take? asks Abi Harris
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New opening
Armah Sports has revealed the first B_fit health club – a smart club concept that’s gearing up for the Metaverse with AI, VR, Amazon Alexa and the Internet of Things, as Tom Walker reports
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Operations
With their dark vibe, pumping music and kit that needs adjusting, indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Steph Eaves asks suppliers for their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio – and keep them coming back
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IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
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Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
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Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
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NICE has done a U-turn on its controversial guidelines for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, saying that physical activity or therapy should not now be routinely prescribed for patients
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It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
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There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
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FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
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ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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News

Splashdown at Kalahari

US waterpark Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells has opened a Splashdown Safari interactive feature within its outdoor Kalahari Zambezi park.

Splashdown Safari features twisting slides, water cannons, geysers and tipping buckets.

Supplied by Whitewater West, custom safari theming on the new attraction includes a giant elephant bucket plus interactive play with monkeys, lions and tropical birds, plus a safari jeep designed specifically for the park.

The Kalahari group opened a sister waterpark resort, in Sandusky, Ohio, this summer. Details: www.kalahariresort.com

US waterpark Kalahari Resort in Wisconsin Dells has opened a Splashdown Safari interactive feature within its outdoor Kalahari Zambezi park.
TAW,WAT
160905-Kalahari.jpg

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Boxx has launched a new generation punch bag and smart punch trackers that work with
Inclusive Fitness Boston, a health club created specifically for those with disabilities and their families,
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Location and cost are the top considerations for consumers when it comes to choosing a
Increases in COVID-19 cases across Europe are forcing governments to introduce restrictions, which is having
Exercise has been found to increase levels of endocannabinoids – cannabis-like substances produced by the
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While exercisers often seek new ways in which to get the most out of their
People suffering from mild depression should be offered exercise, mindfulness, therapy or meditation before medication,
Total Fitness plans to launch a new-style health club model, with plans already in the
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The City of Madrid could become one of the healthiest in the world if plans
Luxury health club operator, Third Space, has opened the doors to its latest club in
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Innovatise UK Ltd
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The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
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The PureGym app has been named the Health and Fitness App of the Year at
An initiative set up by the Rio Ferdinand Foundation in partnership with The Gym Group
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The ​​Inaugural IHRSA SMART Summit has kicked off in Munich, Germany, with a focus on
Life Fitness has appointed Paul Stoneham as its new CEO, replacing Chris Clawson and effective
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HCM Magazine
Debate
Can partnerships and affiliations with less obvious companies, such as fast food brands, help the industry tap into a new demographic, or is the potential for them to compromise our reputation too big a risk to take? asks Abi Harris
HCM Magazine
New opening
Armah Sports has revealed the first B_fit health club – a smart club concept that’s gearing up for the Metaverse with AI, VR, Amazon Alexa and the Internet of Things, as Tom Walker reports
HCM Magazine
Operations
With their dark vibe, pumping music and kit that needs adjusting, indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Steph Eaves asks suppliers for their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio – and keep them coming back
HCM Magazine
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
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NICE has done a U-turn on its controversial guidelines for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, saying that physical activity or therapy should not now be routinely prescribed for patients
HCM magazine
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
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Health, wellness and fitness are converging and just as everything in the IT world moved into bundled services, so the same will happen in fitness and wellbeing
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Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
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Which messaging is most effective at inspiring people to get active and why? Researchers at the University of Waterloo in Canada set out to find out, as Tom Walker reports
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A US study investigating consumer attitudes to gyms, health clubs and studios reveals a new focus on wellness, as well as opportunities for operators to grow their businesses
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This has always been a creative, driven sector, but the pressures of the pandemic have inspired a new outpouring of creativity, leading to the emergence of new models, partnerships and concepts
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Opinion
promotion
FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Now is the time for whole-body EMS
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) Training will drive secondary revenue and increase PT penetration. It will accelerate and improve outcomes for users as well as build confidence with people who are struggling to get back to training post lockdown.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: First énergie site opens in Barcelona fully equipped by Core Health & Fitness
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health & Fitness in Sant Cugat, Barcelona, as part of a seven-year exclusive supplier agreement.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Video Gallery
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Les Mills
Sport Alliance GmbH
Company profiles
Company profile: Proinsight Mystery Shopping
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
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
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