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The Rijksmuseum’s branch at Amsterdam Schipol Airport, featuring ten Dutch Golden Age paintings by artists
SPATEX 2019, the UK’s only dedicated water leisure exhibition is returning to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), Empex will present Aquadolce – a new sweet-themed
US-based fitness franchise Gold's Gym has secured its 10th facility in Saudi Arabia. The 27,000sq
Leejam Sports Company, which owns and operates Fitness Time, the largest network of sports and
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, will step down from his role as CEO
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
The winners of this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence have been announced, with
Waterpark company Polin has released details of a major company restructure that will see the
Budget club operator énergie Fitness is looking for a new financial partner after appointing Clearwater
Italy-based spa consultants Wellness & Spa Solutions have helped to transform the spa at the
A fully-immersive theme park based on Westworld is coming to this year’s South by Southwest
Budget club operator Pure Gym has reached 1 million members in the UK, following a
Fitronics
Fitronics
Fitness equipment manufacturer Precor has launched two sleek new colours for its cardio range; Black
Listed tenpin operator, Ten Entertainment, has announced its full-year trading update for 2017, showing like
A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at
Neil King, the managing director of 1Life Management Solutions, is set to join énergie Fitness
Margaret Dabbs London has expanded its line of targeted hand and foot care products with
Fitness brand énergie Group could float on the stock market or sell shares to a
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has announced the winners of the THEA Awards during the
Les Mills
Les Mills
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
US buyout firm Leonard Green & Partners has won a two-month bidding contest for Pure
A final round of bids for Pure Gym is due tomorrow (2 November), according to
Bidders have reportedly tabled offers for the UK’s biggest health and fitness group Pure Gym
A North Shields waterpark which underwent a major redevelopment in 2014 has new owners following
Swiss beauty brand Niance has opened an exclusive counter in luxury jewellers Huber’s flagship store
The Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire, one the UK’s largest privately-owned estates, has opened a
The first competition-winning cabins that form Epic Retreats – Wales’ first pop-up boutique hotel –
The Pulse Group has revamped a 1,150sq m (12,380sq ft) office block to create a
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
Pure Gym's planned initial public offering (IPO) that was abandoned last year cost the group
The Bannatyne Group increased its pre-tax profit by 51 per cent to £11.6m (US$14.6m, €13.4m),
The Gym Group turned around losses of £12.7m (US$15.4m, €14.5m) for 2015 to post a
Elemis is releasing a new facial oil to support mature skin. Pro-Definition Facial Oil uses
Among the preventative healthcare solutions on show at CES was QardioCore, a wearable ECG monitor
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta have today (1 March) been selected as the
The Gym Group will attempt to boost and diversify its income throughout 2017 by exploring
Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than
UK’s flagship carrier British Airways (BA) is developing an ingestible “wellness pill,” which would allow
Fitness equipment giant Technogym has recorded double digit sales growth during Q3, driven largely by
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym, has confirmed this morning to Health Club Management that
Reports breaking overnight suggest Pure Gym's planned IPO will not now go ahead. According to
PortaVentura has unveiled the latest development in construction of Europe’s first Ferrari Land theme park,
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
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HCM Magazine
Interview
We’re working on bringing a new model to life. They’ll be smaller than our current clubs, but will clearly be Total Fitness, thanks to the purpose, intent and fitness philosophy
HCM Magazine
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Research
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
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
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Everyone’s talking about
In the last issue of HCM, we checked with big box operators in the UK to see how trading has been going since restrictions were lifted. This month we turn our attention to boutiques and urban studios to find out how they’re faring. Kath Hudson reports
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
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
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 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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
We’re investing anti-cyclically during the pandemic and accelerating our growth. It puts you ahead of the curve
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: Revamped Fitline Maassluis health club equipped by Core Health & Fitness
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive overhaul following a vicious fire.
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: 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.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Video Gallery
Les Mills
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering an exceptional service ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
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Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
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Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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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

IPO news

The Rijksmuseum’s branch at Amsterdam Schipol Airport, featuring ten Dutch Golden Age paintings by artists
SPATEX 2019, the UK’s only dedicated water leisure exhibition is returning to Coventry’s Ricoh Arena
At this year’s Euro Attractions Show (EAS), Empex will present Aquadolce – a new sweet-themed
US-based fitness franchise Gold's Gym has secured its 10th facility in Saudi Arabia. The 27,000sq
Leejam Sports Company, which owns and operates Fitness Time, the largest network of sports and
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, will step down from his role as CEO
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Five-a-side soccer operator Fives has unveiled its inaugural Pinnacle Gym and announced the roll-out of
The winners of this year’s Museums + Heritage Awards for Excellence have been announced, with
Waterpark company Polin has released details of a major company restructure that will see the
Budget club operator énergie Fitness is looking for a new financial partner after appointing Clearwater
Italy-based spa consultants Wellness & Spa Solutions have helped to transform the spa at the
A fully-immersive theme park based on Westworld is coming to this year’s South by Southwest
Budget club operator Pure Gym has reached 1 million members in the UK, following a
Fitronics
Fitronics
Fitness equipment manufacturer Precor has launched two sleek new colours for its cardio range; Black
Listed tenpin operator, Ten Entertainment, has announced its full-year trading update for 2017, showing like
A team of academic researchers, landscape architects and artists have come together to look at
Neil King, the managing director of 1Life Management Solutions, is set to join énergie Fitness
Margaret Dabbs London has expanded its line of targeted hand and foot care products with
Fitness brand énergie Group could float on the stock market or sell shares to a
The Themed Entertainment Association (TEA) has announced the winners of the THEA Awards during the
Les Mills
Les Mills
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
US buyout firm Leonard Green & Partners has won a two-month bidding contest for Pure
A final round of bids for Pure Gym is due tomorrow (2 November), according to
Bidders have reportedly tabled offers for the UK’s biggest health and fitness group Pure Gym
A North Shields waterpark which underwent a major redevelopment in 2014 has new owners following
Swiss beauty brand Niance has opened an exclusive counter in luxury jewellers Huber’s flagship store
The Swinton Estate in North Yorkshire, one the UK’s largest privately-owned estates, has opened a
The first competition-winning cabins that form Epic Retreats – Wales’ first pop-up boutique hotel –
The Pulse Group has revamped a 1,150sq m (12,380sq ft) office block to create a
Ronald van der Vis, chairman of low-cost European fitness firm Basic-Fit, will step down next
Pure Gym's planned initial public offering (IPO) that was abandoned last year cost the group
The Bannatyne Group increased its pre-tax profit by 51 per cent to £11.6m (US$14.6m, €13.4m),
The Gym Group turned around losses of £12.7m (US$15.4m, €14.5m) for 2015 to post a
Elemis is releasing a new facial oil to support mature skin. Pro-Definition Facial Oil uses
Among the preventative healthcare solutions on show at CES was QardioCore, a wearable ECG monitor
Rafael Aranda, Carme Pigem and Ramon Vilalta have today (1 March) been selected as the
The Gym Group will attempt to boost and diversify its income throughout 2017 by exploring
Doctors have found a way to manipulate wounds to heal as regenerated skin rather than
UK’s flagship carrier British Airways (BA) is developing an ingestible “wellness pill,” which would allow
Fitness equipment giant Technogym has recorded double digit sales growth during Q3, driven largely by
Humphrey Cobbold, CEO of Pure Gym, has confirmed this morning to Health Club Management that
Reports breaking overnight suggest Pure Gym's planned IPO will not now go ahead. According to
PortaVentura has unveiled the latest development in construction of Europe’s first Ferrari Land theme park,
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
HCM Magazine
Interview
We’re working on bringing a new model to life. They’ll be smaller than our current clubs, but will clearly be Total Fitness, thanks to the purpose, intent and fitness philosophy
HCM Magazine
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Research
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
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
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
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 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
It makes services and tech more accessible and affordable for wellness professionals
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
We’re investing anti-cyclically during the pandemic and accelerating our growth. It puts you ahead of the curve
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: Revamped Fitline Maassluis health club equipped by Core Health & Fitness
An iconic Dutch fitness centre that first opened 32 years ago has received an extensive overhaul following a vicious fire.
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: 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.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Sporting heroes to officially open £22 million redevelopment at Everyone Active centre
A £22 million redevelopment project will be unveiled at Grange Paddocks Leisure Centre, as part of the official launch of the state-of-the-art centre.
Video Gallery
Les Mills
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering an exceptional service ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
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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