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Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Active health club chain has secured £100m to fund a major
Topnotch health clubs has acquired the Espree chain from Esporta. Fitness Exchange had been rumoured
Leeds' 32,500sq m mixed-used leisure development, The Light, is on schedule to open in November.
Holmes Place health club is the latest leisure operator to open at the Printworks development
Bannatyne Fitness is broadening its Just Fitness brand of health clubs with the development of
The Cannons Group has announced the promotion of five members of staff within its operations
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Crown Sports' Dragons Health Clubs brand is celebrating its most successful summer recruitment campaign. The
Bass Hotel & Resorts has begun the extensive rebranding of the former Posthouse Hotels brand,
Health club operator Springhealth Leisure has issued a second profits warning since launching a strategic
JJB Sports has announced a successful year in its annual report released yesterday, due in
Topnotch health clubs is to extend its Helping Hands scheme this year for the first
Edinburgh's long-awaited premium health club, Escape, has opened at the city's newest five-star hotel, The
Les Mills
Les Mills
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) Training will drive secondary revenue and increase PT penetration. It will
Stax Leisure is launching a new brand of club called Amida. The wellbeing brand follows
Low-fat café chain, Luscious, has launched its seventh site at the Holmes Place health club
Hilton Group has denied press reports suggesting it is in talks about takeover approaches for
Spare change from holidays overseas can be used at certain Livingwell Health Clubs this summer
Following its recent expansion to 19 sites, Topnotch Health Clubs has developed a new management
The Fitness Industry Association (FIA) is to conduct the largest study of its kind in
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
LivingWell Health Clubs is piloting a massage therapy treatment at two of its UK clubs
Spirit Health and Fitness has opened its latest club at the Foreign Office in Whitehall.
The Fitness Industry Association (FIA) has launched its 10th annual Commit to Get Fit campaign
Exclusive health club, The Chelsea Club, has announced that a partnership has been formed with
Springhealth Leisure, operator of 14 health and fitness clubs, has revealed a jump in interim
Champneys CityPoint has become the first UK health club to install an Aqua Massage machine.
Esporta's next health club launch will be in Chelmsford, Essex next month. The mix of
Thistle Hotels is strengthening its portfolio of Otium health clubs across its UK estate with
The board of health and fitness operator, Cannons, has stepped up its plans to take
Work has started on The Gate, a £60m urban entertainment centre in central Newcastle, offering
Adult-only health and fitness operator, Sportz Academy, has opened its second club, with plans in
Lady in Leisure has confirmed it is in advanced negotiations with several parties over the
The Third Space, or what could be described as a health and fitness version of
Esporta is on schedule to open its second Eden Health Club in Repton Park, Chigwell,
Premium health club operator, Holmes Place, is aiming to maintain its market positioning by launching
Cannons health clubs is reinforcing the importance of its Cannons Foundation fundraising wing by appointing
Located in a former 19th century chapel, Esporta has launched its latest health and fitness
Crown Sports, is continuing its ongoing expansion following the acquisition of two private health club
LA Fitness is accelerating its expansion plans after high demand for its health clubs has
Health club operator Fitness First is diversifying into the financial sector with the launch of
The nation now prefers organic fruit and veg instead of bacon sarnies according to the
Preliminary findings from American Sports Data indicates that US health club membership grew to 32.8
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
3,936
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
Everyone’s talking about
Climate change, like COVID-19, presents challenges that won’t go away and demands both our immediate attention and collective efforts. Kath Hudson reports
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
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Insight
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
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
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
HCM magazine
Research
We’re not necessarily against weight loss, we just think that it shouldn’t be the primary criterion for judging the success of a lifestyle intervention programme
HCM magazine
Interview
Gyms have a role to play in collaborating with the social prescribing movement to improve the nation’s health, the CEO of the UK’s National Academy of Social Prescribing tells Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Policy
As the UK government’s social prescribing initiative gains momentum, Kenny Butler calls on the sector to step up and get involved
HCM magazine
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM magazine
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
The CVA was a strategic, responsible, sensible decision
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alan Leach

Chair of IHRSA and CEO, West Wood Clubs
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
We’re different characters and challenge each other, but we appreciate each other and have the same passion and goals
HCM magazine
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
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: Precor reaffirms itself in premium sector with introduction of two new cardio range colours
Fitness equipment manufacturer Precor has launched two sleek new colours for its cardio range; Black Pearl and Storm Grey.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: 1Rebel enlists FunXtion to elevate its revolutionary, customer-driven RIG concept
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its in-club experience to a much more connected and engaged level.
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.
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Featured operator news: Everyone Active successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
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 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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07-10 Apr 2022
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15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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health club news

Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Active health club chain has secured £100m to fund a major
Topnotch health clubs has acquired the Espree chain from Esporta. Fitness Exchange had been rumoured
Leeds' 32,500sq m mixed-used leisure development, The Light, is on schedule to open in November.
Holmes Place health club is the latest leisure operator to open at the Printworks development
Bannatyne Fitness is broadening its Just Fitness brand of health clubs with the development of
The Cannons Group has announced the promotion of five members of staff within its operations
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Crown Sports' Dragons Health Clubs brand is celebrating its most successful summer recruitment campaign. The
Bass Hotel & Resorts has begun the extensive rebranding of the former Posthouse Hotels brand,
Health club operator Springhealth Leisure has issued a second profits warning since launching a strategic
JJB Sports has announced a successful year in its annual report released yesterday, due in
Topnotch health clubs is to extend its Helping Hands scheme this year for the first
Edinburgh's long-awaited premium health club, Escape, has opened at the city's newest five-star hotel, The
Les Mills
Les Mills
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) Training will drive secondary revenue and increase PT penetration. It will
Stax Leisure is launching a new brand of club called Amida. The wellbeing brand follows
Low-fat café chain, Luscious, has launched its seventh site at the Holmes Place health club
Hilton Group has denied press reports suggesting it is in talks about takeover approaches for
Spare change from holidays overseas can be used at certain Livingwell Health Clubs this summer
Following its recent expansion to 19 sites, Topnotch Health Clubs has developed a new management
The Fitness Industry Association (FIA) is to conduct the largest study of its kind in
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
LivingWell Health Clubs is piloting a massage therapy treatment at two of its UK clubs
Spirit Health and Fitness has opened its latest club at the Foreign Office in Whitehall.
The Fitness Industry Association (FIA) has launched its 10th annual Commit to Get Fit campaign
Exclusive health club, The Chelsea Club, has announced that a partnership has been formed with
Springhealth Leisure, operator of 14 health and fitness clubs, has revealed a jump in interim
Champneys CityPoint has become the first UK health club to install an Aqua Massage machine.
Esporta's next health club launch will be in Chelmsford, Essex next month. The mix of
Thistle Hotels is strengthening its portfolio of Otium health clubs across its UK estate with
The board of health and fitness operator, Cannons, has stepped up its plans to take
Work has started on The Gate, a £60m urban entertainment centre in central Newcastle, offering
Adult-only health and fitness operator, Sportz Academy, has opened its second club, with plans in
Lady in Leisure has confirmed it is in advanced negotiations with several parties over the
The Third Space, or what could be described as a health and fitness version of
Esporta is on schedule to open its second Eden Health Club in Repton Park, Chigwell,
Premium health club operator, Holmes Place, is aiming to maintain its market positioning by launching
Cannons health clubs is reinforcing the importance of its Cannons Foundation fundraising wing by appointing
Located in a former 19th century chapel, Esporta has launched its latest health and fitness
Crown Sports, is continuing its ongoing expansion following the acquisition of two private health club
LA Fitness is accelerating its expansion plans after high demand for its health clubs has
Health club operator Fitness First is diversifying into the financial sector with the launch of
The nation now prefers organic fruit and veg instead of bacon sarnies according to the
Preliminary findings from American Sports Data indicates that US health club membership grew to 32.8
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
3881 - 3920 of 3,936
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
Everyone’s talking about
Climate change, like COVID-19, presents challenges that won’t go away and demands both our immediate attention and collective efforts. Kath Hudson reports
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
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Insight
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
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
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
HCM magazine
HCM People

Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick

Co-founders, Future Practice
There’s still no ‘stress resilience’ profession. We believe fitness professionals can fill that gap
HCM magazine
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
The CVA was a strategic, responsible, sensible decision
HCM magazine
HCM People

Alan Leach

Chair of IHRSA and CEO, West Wood Clubs
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
We’re different characters and challenge each other, but we appreciate each other and have the same passion and goals
HCM magazine
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
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: Precor reaffirms itself in premium sector with introduction of two new cardio range colours
Fitness equipment manufacturer Precor has launched two sleek new colours for its cardio range; Black Pearl and Storm Grey.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: 1Rebel enlists FunXtion to elevate its revolutionary, customer-driven RIG concept
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its in-club experience to a much more connected and engaged level.
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 successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
Video Gallery
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Physical Company Ltd
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
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
Precor: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
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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