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Study explains why gym visits can fail to reduce weight

A study published today aims to explain why going to the gym does not necessarily lead to weight loss. Led by Professor Klaas Westerterp of the University of Maastricht, Holland, the study explains that people who often do less strenuous exercise such as walking and cycling, are more likely to lose weight than those who do shorter bursts of high-energy workouts. In the study published in today's Nature journal, Westerterp measured 30 men and women and their level of activity over a two-week period. Those who had spent most time doing moderate exercise expended the most energy, while those who had done high-impact exercise had burnt off less calories overall. In the report, Westerterp comments: Subjects wanting to increase their metabolic rate should exchange low-intensity activities such as sitting in front of a screen, for moderate-intensity activities such as walking or cycling. Moderate intensity activities are better tolerated than high-intensity activities, especially by the middle-aged or obese.

A study published today aims to explain why going to the gym does not necessarily lead to weight loss.
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Interview
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Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
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Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
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The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
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News

Study explains why gym visits can fail to reduce weight

A study published today aims to explain why going to the gym does not necessarily lead to weight loss. Led by Professor Klaas Westerterp of the University of Maastricht, Holland, the study explains that people who often do less strenuous exercise such as walking and cycling, are more likely to lose weight than those who do shorter bursts of high-energy workouts. In the study published in today's Nature journal, Westerterp measured 30 men and women and their level of activity over a two-week period. Those who had spent most time doing moderate exercise expended the most energy, while those who had done high-impact exercise had burnt off less calories overall. In the report, Westerterp comments: Subjects wanting to increase their metabolic rate should exchange low-intensity activities such as sitting in front of a screen, for moderate-intensity activities such as walking or cycling. Moderate intensity activities are better tolerated than high-intensity activities, especially by the middle-aged or obese.

A study published today aims to explain why going to the gym does not necessarily lead to weight loss.
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A new physical activity programme called Big Sister has been launched in the UK to
Go Fit has been selected by the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) as
Ness, a US startup that is developing a range of wellness-driven credit cards, has launched
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HCM Magazine
Postbag
As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM Magazine
Annual report
In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
HCM Magazine
HCM People
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset
HCM Magazine
Facilities
What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
HCM Magazine
Interview
The fitness sector has an unprecedented opportunity to become a credible partner in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the nation, says Mosaic Group MD and new chair of the UK Active Membership Council. He talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Insight
The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector
HCM Magazine
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Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
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Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
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The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
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Bryce Hastings, head of research at Les Mills, explains the latest research into exercise motivation, giving tips on how to engage hard-to-reach members
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Featured supplier news: active-net 2022 tackles mental health awareness
More than 100 industry delegates met in person at the annual active-net event at Eastwood Hall in Nottingham on 23-24 March.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: ACTIV partners with Fisikal to deliver custom branded member experience
ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and women, has partnered with digital management solution expert Fisikal to create a custom branded experience for its members.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New partnership delivers swimming support to children with disabilities
A new partnership has been launched to provide inclusive swimming for children with mobility, visual and hearing disabilities.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Company profiles
Company profile: IONTO Health & Beauty GmbH
IONTO-COMED offers a wide range of treatment beds offering maximum flexibility and the symbiosis of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
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Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
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01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
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