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Virgin Active news

England Rugby has teamed up with Virgin Active to create a training programme aimed at
Fitness franchise YourZone45 is planning to open eight studios this year, starting with a flagship
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced plans for further expansion into Europe after exchanging contracts
Virgin Active has begun the next stage of its 360-degree wellness concept by focusing on
Virgin Active has become the first fitness operator in Europe to introduce Apple GymKit-enabled cardio
Danny Drayson has been on a journey from school drop-out to fitness and young person
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
Leading UK university the University of Bath is steeped in a history of sporting excellence,
Israel Rivera has spoken of his plans to foster a “sense of belonging and camaraderie”
Frank Reed’s gym chain Sweat! has received £3.75m (US$5m, €4.2m) worth of equity investment that
The physical activity sector’s best performers in workforce development were announced last night (30 November)
The Bannatyne Group has cast its net across the Irish Sea after buying Virgin Active's
Virgin Active has appointed New Yorker Israel Rivera in a newly-created role of head of
Fitness equipment brand Keiser UK has promoted Garry Spreadborough to the position of UK key
Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers
It’s now just days to go until your leading trade show for the fitness, physical
The Bannatyne Group has added Wildmoor Spa and Health Club in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire,
MoveGB, the variety membership platform, is expanding rapidly throughout London, granting customers the widest choice
Leisure operators have joined a new scheme to give disabled people and those with long-term
Entrepreneur Chris Lane has come out of retirement, buying and rebranding a former Virgin Active
European premium brand Holmes Place has grown its portfolio to more than 90 clubs after
Debenhams is partnering with former Virgin Active co-founder Frank Reed to launch in-store gyms as
Les Mills
Les Mills
Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the
Fitness equipment manufacturer Life Fitness has appointed two new account managers as it expands its
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has completed the sale and leaseback of its health and fitness
The Bannatyne Group will pump £1m (US$1.3m, €1.1m) into refurbishing its newly-acquired Humberston health club
Virgin Active’s Barbican health club has introduced a new class to its line up. Punch
The Bannatyne Group has bought Virgin Active Humberston, with members and staff to transfer over
Virgin Active is teaming up with children's television characters The Octonauts as part of an
Virgin Active has launched Punch - a boxing workout that consists of 12 rounds, focusing
New research shows there is a simple trick to extending health club membership life by
A roll-out of fitness classes and improved member experience helped revenue at Virgin Active rise
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is entering the Italian health club market after it exchanged contracts
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has acquired The Park Club – one of the most exclusive
Two of the 16 health clubs which David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) intended to acquire from
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
South African investment group Brait, which owns a controlling stake in Virgin Active, has scrapped
TDR Capital, the owner of the David Lloyd gyms, is gearing up to sell the
David Lloyd Leisure has been named number 21 in the Sunday Times’ Top 30 Best
Virgin Active's value took a slight dip in the third quarter of the financial year,
The sale of 16 Virgin Active sites in the UK is the final step of
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has exchanged contracts to buy 16 Virgin Active health clubs for
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less finished 2016 as the top ranking private fitness brand on social
International health and fitness operator Virgin Active has opened its fifth club in Bangkok, Thailand,
Virgin Active has launched its first-ever global marketing campaign, which focuses on the operator’s innovative
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Indoor cycling
From colour zones to personalised resistance, indoor bikes now offer smarter, more advanced features than ever before. Suppliers tell us how their models can revolutionise your indoor cycling programme
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Interview
With brands such as Fitness First, Goodlife, Zap Fitness and Jetts operating across Asia Pacific, Fitness and Lifestyle Group has long been a tech innovator, as Kate Cracknell discovers
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Sponsored
The body composition specialists are showing no signs of slowing down, with new leadership and launches for 2022
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Flooring
Time for a flooring upgrade? Experts share their latest insights to inspire flooring projects of all types
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HCM People
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset
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HCM People
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
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Insight
This model is a great example of the sector unifying through data to influence positive change, both publicly and politically
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HCM People

Louis Rennocks

Co-founder, Grndhouse
We want Grndhouse to be everywhere: in gyms, hotels, on holidays, at home – it’s boutique fitness in your hand
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Editor's letter
Having a portfolio of more than 1,000 health club locations is the aim of ambitious operators, with this elite category growing fast, creating new dynamics in the market
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The sharp increase in energy prices has left some operators reeling, but there’s reason to be optimistic if we can learn from other sectors, while moving to a low carbon future
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As Elevate returns to the market, we talk to director Lucy Findlay about how the event has come together
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Energy is top of the agenda for two major reasons – cost and decarbonisation. With these two on a collision course, our experts share their views
HCM magazine
Despite industry challenges, there’s a fresh air of positivity
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HCM People

Jeremy McCarthy

Group director of spa, Mandarin Oriental
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Researchers have shed new light on the effects of HIIT on skeletal muscle, according to a study published on the eLife platform
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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7 in 10 girls actively avoid activity during their period. This can lead to long-term absences and habits that are difficult to reverse
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After a hiatus due to the pandemic, LeisureDB has updated its State of the Fitness Industry Report for 2022, as David Minton reports
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Parkwood Leisure celebrates milestone of teaching 100,000 children to swim
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading leisure operators, has reached the milestone of teaching 100,000 children to swim through its Learn To Swim Programme.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: EGYM announces integration with software provider Fisikal
EGYM has announced an integration with a leading UK-based software company Fisikal to enhance its capabilities to serve the needs of enterprise customers running multi-site operations.
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: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
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: Keiser UK LTD
For more than four decades, Keiser has influenced the training of athletes, fitness enthusiasts and ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
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Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
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Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
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Virgin Active news

England Rugby has teamed up with Virgin Active to create a training programme aimed at
Fitness franchise YourZone45 is planning to open eight studios this year, starting with a flagship
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has announced plans for further expansion into Europe after exchanging contracts
Virgin Active has begun the next stage of its 360-degree wellness concept by focusing on
Virgin Active has become the first fitness operator in Europe to introduce Apple GymKit-enabled cardio
Danny Drayson has been on a journey from school drop-out to fitness and young person
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
Leading UK university the University of Bath is steeped in a history of sporting excellence,
Israel Rivera has spoken of his plans to foster a “sense of belonging and camaraderie”
Frank Reed’s gym chain Sweat! has received £3.75m (US$5m, €4.2m) worth of equity investment that
The physical activity sector’s best performers in workforce development were announced last night (30 November)
The Bannatyne Group has cast its net across the Irish Sea after buying Virgin Active's
Virgin Active has appointed New Yorker Israel Rivera in a newly-created role of head of
Fitness equipment brand Keiser UK has promoted Garry Spreadborough to the position of UK key
Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers
It’s now just days to go until your leading trade show for the fitness, physical
The Bannatyne Group has added Wildmoor Spa and Health Club in Stratford upon Avon, Warwickshire,
MoveGB, the variety membership platform, is expanding rapidly throughout London, granting customers the widest choice
Leisure operators have joined a new scheme to give disabled people and those with long-term
Entrepreneur Chris Lane has come out of retirement, buying and rebranding a former Virgin Active
European premium brand Holmes Place has grown its portfolio to more than 90 clubs after
Debenhams is partnering with former Virgin Active co-founder Frank Reed to launch in-store gyms as
Les Mills
Les Mills
Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the
Fitness equipment manufacturer Life Fitness has appointed two new account managers as it expands its
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has completed the sale and leaseback of its health and fitness
The Bannatyne Group will pump £1m (US$1.3m, €1.1m) into refurbishing its newly-acquired Humberston health club
Virgin Active’s Barbican health club has introduced a new class to its line up. Punch
The Bannatyne Group has bought Virgin Active Humberston, with members and staff to transfer over
Virgin Active is teaming up with children's television characters The Octonauts as part of an
Virgin Active has launched Punch - a boxing workout that consists of 12 rounds, focusing
New research shows there is a simple trick to extending health club membership life by
A roll-out of fitness classes and improved member experience helped revenue at Virgin Active rise
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is entering the Italian health club market after it exchanged contracts
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has acquired The Park Club – one of the most exclusive
Two of the 16 health clubs which David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) intended to acquire from
Low-cost gyms and boutique operations helped the European fitness market grow in 2016 as membership
South African investment group Brait, which owns a controlling stake in Virgin Active, has scrapped
TDR Capital, the owner of the David Lloyd gyms, is gearing up to sell the
David Lloyd Leisure has been named number 21 in the Sunday Times’ Top 30 Best
Virgin Active's value took a slight dip in the third quarter of the financial year,
The sale of 16 Virgin Active sites in the UK is the final step of
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has exchanged contracts to buy 16 Virgin Active health clubs for
Budget gym chain Xercise4Less finished 2016 as the top ranking private fitness brand on social
International health and fitness operator Virgin Active has opened its fifth club in Bangkok, Thailand,
Virgin Active has launched its first-ever global marketing campaign, which focuses on the operator’s innovative
HCM Magazine
Indoor cycling
From colour zones to personalised resistance, indoor bikes now offer smarter, more advanced features than ever before. Suppliers tell us how their models can revolutionise your indoor cycling programme
HCM Magazine
Interview
With brands such as Fitness First, Goodlife, Zap Fitness and Jetts operating across Asia Pacific, Fitness and Lifestyle Group has long been a tech innovator, as Kate Cracknell discovers
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
The body composition specialists are showing no signs of slowing down, with new leadership and launches for 2022
HCM Magazine
Flooring
Time for a flooring upgrade? Experts share their latest insights to inspire flooring projects of all types
HCM Magazine
Write to reply
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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
HCM People
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
The sharp increase in energy prices has left some operators reeling, but there’s reason to be optimistic if we can learn from other sectors, while moving to a low carbon future
HCM magazine
As Elevate returns to the market, we talk to director Lucy Findlay about how the event has come together
HCM magazine
Energy is top of the agenda for two major reasons – cost and decarbonisation. With these two on a collision course, our experts share their views
HCM magazine
Despite industry challenges, there’s a fresh air of positivity
HCM magazine
HCM People

Jeremy McCarthy

Group director of spa, Mandarin Oriental
HCM magazine
Researchers have shed new light on the effects of HIIT on skeletal muscle, according to a study published on the eLife platform
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM magazine
7 in 10 girls actively avoid activity during their period. This can lead to long-term absences and habits that are difficult to reverse
HCM magazine
After a hiatus due to the pandemic, LeisureDB has updated its State of the Fitness Industry Report for 2022, as David Minton reports
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Parkwood Leisure celebrates milestone of teaching 100,000 children to swim
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading leisure operators, has reached the milestone of teaching 100,000 children to swim through its Learn To Swim Programme.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: EGYM announces integration with software provider Fisikal
EGYM has announced an integration with a leading UK-based software company Fisikal to enhance its capabilities to serve the needs of enterprise customers running multi-site operations.
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: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
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: Keiser UK LTD
For more than four decades, Keiser has influenced the training of athletes, fitness enthusiasts and ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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