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pandemic news

Tanni Grey-Thompson has announced she will hand over her role as ukactive chair in August
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from US$148bn (€126bn,£109bn) to US$275bn (€235bn,
Boxing-inspired fitness operator Rumble has signed a master franchise agreement in Australia, which could see
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m (€852,700, £731,700) generated nearly 75 per cent more in
Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne, Germany, from 2 to 5 November 2021,
Spa management and operations company Trilogy Spa Holdings has announced the purchase of Trinity Spa
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Swim England has warned that 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever unless the government
Sports Minister, Nigel Huddleston, has joined gym-goers this morning to kick-off the annual National Fitness
Global consortium of holistic hotels, resorts and retreats Healing Hotels of the World is hosting
A new high-end workspace, designed for the use of personal trainers, coaches and other health
Half of UK adults aren't happy with their physical fitness levels, according to a study
Temporary measures brought in to support businesses in the UK from insolvency during the pandemic
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Hammer Strength, the number one brand in performance strength training, is adding to its portfolio
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialising in media-based attractions, will be attending this year’s IAAPA
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to
Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is preparing to host a Wellness Real Estate & Communities
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has reorganised its top team in order to expand its estate
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort,
Les Mills
Les Mills
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
Erin Lee has been appointed as executive director of the World Halotherapy Association (WHA). The
The Gym Group says it intends to exploit "the most favourable property market in its
“At least 40 per cent of all businesses will die in the next 10 years
New data from the ukactive Research Institute shows that for every 100,000 visits to UK
Shares in Peloton have fallen after the company revealed fourth-quarter losses. It also said that
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
A consultation has been launched to review the current provision of fitness and leisure facilities
The UK government is to invest £338m in transforming active travel through infrastructure upgrades, changes
Playing at empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams,
OnePT Rochdale has been named as club of the year at this year's ukactive Awards,
Adults living in Italy can cash in on a €200 (£170, US$235) spa voucher thanks
BC Softwear has introduced its brand new SwimSoft Towelling Poncho for spas and hotels offering
The number of children enrolled on Parkwood Leisure's Learn to Swim Programme, has reached a
A new initiative being launched today (9 August) aims to improve the application of digital
Russell Barnes, CEO of David Lloyd Leisure (DLL), has told HCM the company has 'smashed'
KSL Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in luxury health club operator Third Space
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media-based attractions, has announced its partnership with the
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced its 2021 conference will focus on the growing
Virginia’s Warrenton Wellness facility is offering guests a sensory deprivation experience provided by Blu Room,
Paralympic champion and ukactive chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has issued a rallying cry for the
A cross-party DCMS Committee in the UK has called on the government to launch a
Luxury fitness equipment supplier PENT Fitness has launched its portable multifunction SOPHIA fitness unit, designed
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
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HCM Magazine
HCM People
Our members also get support growing their health and wellness businesses, from marketing to financial advice
HCM Magazine
Interview
The CEO of Total Fitness has been in-post for just over three years – a true tale of two halves, with dramatic growth in the first half of her tenure, followed by a second half dominated by the pandemic and a CVA. She talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
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
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
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
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
It’s another sign that the health club sector globally is still in its infancy, with untrodden territory still to be had
HCM magazine
Insight
Research firm Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers across 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, highlighting the ways consumers are choosing to work out as we emerge from the pandemic. Jak Phillips reports
HCM magazine
Mental health
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting people in nurturing their mental health, as Victor Brick explains
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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 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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Rocca Creative Thinking Limited
Rocca. is a tech organisation specialising in sport and physical activity. It works with NGBs ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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

pandemic news

Tanni Grey-Thompson has announced she will hand over her role as ukactive chair in August
From 2017-2020, the global wellness real estate market expanded from US$148bn (€126bn,£109bn) to US$275bn (€235bn,
Boxing-inspired fitness operator Rumble has signed a master franchise agreement in Australia, which could see
Hotels with wellness revenues exceeding US$1m (€852,700, £731,700) generated nearly 75 per cent more in
Sibec Europe, scheduled to take place in Cologne, Germany, from 2 to 5 November 2021,
Spa management and operations company Trilogy Spa Holdings has announced the purchase of Trinity Spa
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The first énergie Fitness club in Spain has opened in partnership with Core Health &
Swim England has warned that 2,000 swimming pools could be lost forever unless the government
Sports Minister, Nigel Huddleston, has joined gym-goers this morning to kick-off the annual National Fitness
Global consortium of holistic hotels, resorts and retreats Healing Hotels of the World is hosting
A new high-end workspace, designed for the use of personal trainers, coaches and other health
Half of UK adults aren't happy with their physical fitness levels, according to a study
Temporary measures brought in to support businesses in the UK from insolvency during the pandemic
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
Hammer Strength, the number one brand in performance strength training, is adding to its portfolio
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialising in media-based attractions, will be attending this year’s IAAPA
Patients treated for stress in the Belgian capital Brussels will be offered free visits to
Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and
The Global Wellness Institute (GWI) is preparing to host a Wellness Real Estate & Communities
David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) has reorganised its top team in order to expand its estate
Universal Parks & Resorts has opened the first phase of its new Universal Beijing Resort,
Les Mills
Les Mills
A partnership with FunXtion and its MultiScreen Solution software has allowed 1Rebel to enhance its
Erin Lee has been appointed as executive director of the World Halotherapy Association (WHA). The
The Gym Group says it intends to exploit "the most favourable property market in its
“At least 40 per cent of all businesses will die in the next 10 years
New data from the ukactive Research Institute shows that for every 100,000 visits to UK
Shares in Peloton have fallen after the company revealed fourth-quarter losses. It also said that
PureGym says it is looking to expand its operations beyond Europe, after experiencing a strong
A consultation has been launched to review the current provision of fitness and leisure facilities
The UK government is to invest £338m in transforming active travel through infrastructure upgrades, changes
Playing at empty stadiums had a hugely negative effect on the success of home teams,
OnePT Rochdale has been named as club of the year at this year's ukactive Awards,
Adults living in Italy can cash in on a €200 (£170, US$235) spa voucher thanks
BC Softwear has introduced its brand new SwimSoft Towelling Poncho for spas and hotels offering
The number of children enrolled on Parkwood Leisure's Learn to Swim Programme, has reached a
A new initiative being launched today (9 August) aims to improve the application of digital
Russell Barnes, CEO of David Lloyd Leisure (DLL), has told HCM the company has 'smashed'
KSL Capital Partners has acquired a majority interest in luxury health club operator Third Space
Red Raion, the CGI studio specialised in media-based attractions, has announced its partnership with the
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced its 2021 conference will focus on the growing
Virginia’s Warrenton Wellness facility is offering guests a sensory deprivation experience provided by Blu Room,
Paralympic champion and ukactive chair Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson has issued a rallying cry for the
A cross-party DCMS Committee in the UK has called on the government to launch a
Luxury fitness equipment supplier PENT Fitness has launched its portable multifunction SOPHIA fitness unit, designed
FreeMotion Fitness
FreeMotion Fitness
HCM Magazine
HCM People
Our members also get support growing their health and wellness businesses, from marketing to financial advice
HCM Magazine
Interview
The CEO of Total Fitness has been in-post for just over three years – a true tale of two halves, with dramatic growth in the first half of her tenure, followed by a second half dominated by the pandemic and a CVA. She talks to Kate Cracknell
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
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
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
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
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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: 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 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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Rocca Creative Thinking Limited
Rocca. is a tech organisation specialising in sport and physical activity. It works with NGBs ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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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