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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

mental health news

Lifestyle brand Equinox has told HCM it plans to fight a ruling by the US
Lifestyle brand, Equinox has signed a deal with eight high-end consumer brands to create a
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
The Inaugural Children’s Mental Health Symposium will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 20-21 May
Modern wellness brand The Well has teamed up with Miami-based real estate developer Terra to
Physical activity should be a “mainstay approach” for doctors treating patients with depression, anxiety and
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Health and wellbeing should be at the heart of all government policymaking according to a
Employers within the fitness and physical activity sector could do more when it comes to
Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, founders of the cult fitness and lifestyle brand SoulCycle, have
HITIO Gym, which has experienced major success in Scandinavia, entered the UK market in 2022
Almost half of the population of the EU don't exercise or play sport and the
The Lake Nona Impact Forum will see leaders from health, wellbeing, technology and business gather
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
The second phase of the UK’s MSK (musculoskeletal) health hub pilot will see the service
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has unveiled its annual trends report predicting the trends set
Fitness First’s annual Red Monday campaign, which ran across the UK on 16 January 2023,
The damaging effect of the energy crisis due to government inaction and the impact on
The 2023 Workforce State of Mind Survey is now live and available for all professionals
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Storm LDN, a community-supporting boutique boxing gym concept based in London, is gearing up to
17,000 US consumers have been quizzed on their wellness priorities and habits as part of
The UK government has announced it will be scaling back financial support for businesses as
Dr Fiona Bull, head of the physical activity unit at the World Health Organization (WHO),
A planning application has been submitted to Dover District Council for the creation of The
A new sleep mask, which can track eye movements, including REM, during sleep, will be
Sport England has released the Future of Public Sector Leisure report which looks at how
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Resort developer and operator Kerzner International has announced its new wellbeing- and fitness-centric hospitality brand
Industry research and educational organisation the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced that the UK
Black Friday, which falls on 25 November, will be one of the busiest retail days
A number of UK local authorities and their leisure management partners are in crisis due
Thermal wellbeing organisation and developer Therme Group has partnered with the Incheon Free Economic Zone
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
The first luxury health club from Armah Sports, Optimo, has opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
UK Active and Nike have released an impact report for the 2022 Open Doors programme,
FS8, the fitness concept combining Pilates, toning exercises and yoga from functional training franchiser F45,
The second annual International Wellness Tourism Conference has been postponed to 29-30 November 2022, following
A new report from The World Health Organization (WHO), Global Status Report on Physical Activity
A recent OnePoll survey on behalf of The Gym Group (TGG) has found one in
The Churchill Fellowship – the operating name of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – is
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has
12,300
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The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
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D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
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Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
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GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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HCM magazine
HCM People
Founder, Physique 57
Say no to anything that isn’t critically important to executing your business strategy and be aware that rapid growth is overrated
HCM magazine
Insight
Liz Terry looks at which operators are most recognised by consumers, using Kantar’s latest brand insight
HCM magazine
Life lessons
Remember when there was mass hostility about London hosting the 2012 Olympics? Huw Edwards, CEO of UK Active, was there. He talks to Kath Hudson about the lessons he learned
HCM magazine
Opinion
Dr Paul Bedford talks to Jak Phillips about the double-edged sword of the strength training trend and his ambitions for the sector
HCM magazine
Wellness
Absenteeism and presenteeism is taking a huge economic toll, with musculoskeletal problems and poor mental health the biggest issues. Can workplace wellness make a difference? Kath Hudson investigates
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
New laws are about to come into force that will oblige health club operators to offer consumers better membership terms. It will be disruptive, but tackled well, will change the sector for the better
HCM magazine
Interview
Franchise business Orangetheory Fitness is merging with Self Esteem Brands and is on a long-term path to 10,000 units globally, its CEO and co-founder tells Kate Cracknell
HCM magazine
Everyone's talking about
Property experts say it’s a golden moment for health and fitness operators to secure leases, as the sector has come through the pandemic with its reputation largely intact and clubs are seen as desirable anchor tenants. Kath Hudson finds out why landlords want to talk
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
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Company profiles
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Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Supplier Showcase
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme releases essential AI resource guide for fitness operators
Keepme has introduced yet another innovative initiative aimed at providing the fitness industry with state-of-the-art resources.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates

mental health news

Lifestyle brand Equinox has told HCM it plans to fight a ruling by the US
Lifestyle brand, Equinox has signed a deal with eight high-end consumer brands to create a
European fitness operators have seen a strong return to growth, with member numbers and income
The Inaugural Children’s Mental Health Symposium will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 20-21 May
Modern wellness brand The Well has teamed up with Miami-based real estate developer Terra to
Physical activity should be a “mainstay approach” for doctors treating patients with depression, anxiety and
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Questex/McLean Events (Spatec/SIBEC)
Study Active has legally acquired the name “Premier Global” and select Premier Global branding assets
Health and wellbeing should be at the heart of all government policymaking according to a
Employers within the fitness and physical activity sector could do more when it comes to
Elizabeth Cutler and Julie Rice, founders of the cult fitness and lifestyle brand SoulCycle, have
HITIO Gym, which has experienced major success in Scandinavia, entered the UK market in 2022
Almost half of the population of the EU don't exercise or play sport and the
The Lake Nona Impact Forum will see leaders from health, wellbeing, technology and business gather
Elevate
Elevate
Panatta will consolidate its global presence throughout 2024 by attending a host of major industry
The government’s energy relief for swimming pools, leisure centres and gyms is scheduled to end
The second phase of the UK’s MSK (musculoskeletal) health hub pilot will see the service
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has unveiled its annual trends report predicting the trends set
Fitness First’s annual Red Monday campaign, which ran across the UK on 16 January 2023,
The damaging effect of the energy crisis due to government inaction and the impact on
The 2023 Workforce State of Mind Survey is now live and available for all professionals
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical
Storm LDN, a community-supporting boutique boxing gym concept based in London, is gearing up to
17,000 US consumers have been quizzed on their wellness priorities and habits as part of
The UK government has announced it will be scaling back financial support for businesses as
Dr Fiona Bull, head of the physical activity unit at the World Health Organization (WHO),
A planning application has been submitted to Dover District Council for the creation of The
A new sleep mask, which can track eye movements, including REM, during sleep, will be
Sport England has released the Future of Public Sector Leisure report which looks at how
Children’s and young people’s activity levels are back to pre-pandemic levels, confirms Sport England in
Resort developer and operator Kerzner International has announced its new wellbeing- and fitness-centric hospitality brand
Industry research and educational organisation the Global Wellness Institute (GWI) has announced that the UK
Black Friday, which falls on 25 November, will be one of the busiest retail days
A number of UK local authorities and their leisure management partners are in crisis due
Thermal wellbeing organisation and developer Therme Group has partnered with the Incheon Free Economic Zone
Sport for Health, a collaboration between The World Health Organization (WHO), FIFA and Qatar’s Ministry
The first luxury health club from Armah Sports, Optimo, has opened in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
UK Active and Nike have released an impact report for the 2022 Open Doors programme,
FS8, the fitness concept combining Pilates, toning exercises and yoga from functional training franchiser F45,
The second annual International Wellness Tourism Conference has been postponed to 29-30 November 2022, following
A new report from The World Health Organization (WHO), Global Status Report on Physical Activity
A recent OnePoll survey on behalf of The Gym Group (TGG) has found one in
The Churchill Fellowship – the operating name of the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust – is
As the UK’s new prime minister Liz Truss prepares an energy bailout, UK Active has
41 - 80 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The New Keiser M3i Studio Bike brings ride data to life to engage and delight members
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
The partnership between PureGym and Belfast-based supplier BLK BOX is transforming the gym floor
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
University of Sheffield Sport has opened the doors of its flagship Goodwin Sports Centre following a major refurbishment
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
D2F had updated its brand styling to keep pace with business growth. MD, John Lofting and operations director, Matt Aynsley, explain the rationale
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Operators, prepare to revolutionise the way members connect with personal trainers in your club, with the ground-breaking Brawn platform.
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
GymNation is pioneering the future of fitness with software specialist Perfect Gym providing a scalable tech platform to power and sustain its growth
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Nuffield Health has worked with ServiceSport UK for more than ten years, ensuring the equipment in its clubs is commercially optimised
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Egym has announced deals designed to position it for growth acceleration, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Imposter syndrome about a promotion taught the CEO of SATS that behaving authentically is the most important part of leadership. He talks to Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
HCM People

Dr Jonathan Leary

Founder, Remedy Place
It was as though the whole world woke up at the same time
HCM magazine
Will Orr has been talking to HCM about the company’s new strategy for 2024, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
New research has found BMI to be a highly inaccurate measure of childhood obesity, leading current thinking and policy based on it into question
HCM magazine
Basic-Fit – which has been scaling rapidly across Europe –  is considering franchising to ramp up growth further afield
HCM magazine
Members are telling us they need support with their mental and spiritual health and the industry is starting to see this need. Now’s the time to fast-track our response
HCM magazine
HCM People

Cristiano Ronaldo

Footballer and entrepreneur
Taking care of your physical and mental health is essential for a fulfilling life
HCM magazine
I would say those results, along with the team’s total lack of complacency – their desire to keep improving – have been the two big highlights of my first year
HCM magazine
You might be tempted to skip a service, but experts say it will cost you in the long run. Providers tell Steph Eaves why they their work is important to the management of assets
HCM magazine
HCM People

Esther Fairfax

Founder, The Lotte Berk Foundation
My mother was the first person to take dance and create an exercise programme out of it
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Sibec EMEA to blend fitness with luxury at Fairmont Monte Carlo
Experience the pinnacle of fitness and luxury at the premier industry event, Sibec EMEA, set against the breathtaking backdrop of the Fairmont Monte Carlo this Autumn.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Webinar: Building a new energy future for the leisure sector
As one of the most energy-intensive industries in the UK, leisure facilities face a critical challenge in balancing net zero goals, funding and increased costs.
Company profiles
Company profile: Everyone Active
Everyone Active's aim is to get communities active, engaged and entertained through our wide-ranging activities ...
Company profiles
Company profile: miha bodytec
Founded in 2007 in Gersthofen, Germany, miha bodytec is the market-leading supplier of Electro Muscle ...
Supplier Showcase
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
The Health & Fitness Institute press release: The future of fitness education: The Health and Fitness Institute champions digital learning
The Health and Fitness Institute (THFI) is leading a revolutionary paradigm shift in fitness education by fully embracing digital learning.
Featured press releases
KeepMe press release: Keepme releases essential AI resource guide for fitness operators
Keepme has introduced yet another innovative initiative aimed at providing the fitness industry with state-of-the-art resources.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Grantham, Leicestershire
Belvoir Castle
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
22-24 Apr 2024
Galgorm Resort, York,
Diary dates
10-12 May 2024
China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, China
Diary dates
23-24 May 2024
Large Hall of the Chamber of Commerce (Erbprinzenpalais), Wiesbaden, Germany
Diary dates
30 May - 02 Jun 2024
Rimini Exhibition Center, Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
08-08 Jun 2024
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
11-13 Jun 2024
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
12-13 Jun 2024
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
22-25 Oct 2024
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
24-24 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2024
In person, St Andrews, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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