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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

reopening news

With gyms reopening as the fitness industry recovers from the impact of the pandemic, members
IHRSA has appointed Elizabeth Clark as its new president and CEO. Clark joins the industry
The government needs to urgently set out its plans to support physical activity and fitness
The Gym Group has outperformed all of its own expectations in the six weeks of
The Clynelish Distillery has opened the doors to a new visitor experience near Brora, in
A new job retention scheme, backed by National Lottery funding, has been launched to support
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Indoor group exercise can recommence in England and Scotland today (17 May), as part of
Health clubs and leisure centres in Northern Ireland reopened their doors on Friday 30 April,
Sport England has reported a drop of 710,000 in the number of people classed as
Basic-Fit lost 10 per cent of its members during Q1 2021, as 94 per cent
Health clubs and gyms will be able to open their doors to individual training sessions
Health clubs, leisure centres and studios in England have opened today (12 April) for the
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in
As health clubs and fitness studios in England are counting the hours down to reopening
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, and Jana Havrdová, president of the Czech Chamber
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will continue to grow rapidly unless
Danish health club operator Repeat, launched in 2016 by serial fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev, has
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
In August 2020, industry figure and influencer Caroline Hirons launched Beauty Backed to support independent
Total Fitness is entering into a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), after being hit hard by
A total of £100m has been allocated to 266 local authorities across England, to support
The FA Cup final in May could be played in front of 20,000 football fans,
David Lloyd will reopen 79 of its clubs in England for outdoor fitness on Monday
The Gym Group saw its revenues cut by nearly half during the pandemic, a direct
The government has said it has no plans to fund a Work Out to Help
Scotland’s health clubs and leisure centres can now begin to prepare for reopening, after First
HCM is investigating news that a small gym in Hong Kong has become one of
Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, says the Welsh government is considering breaking the gym sector
Spa textile supplier BC Softwear believes that as spas reopen, touchpoints will be essential in
The Irish Spa Association (ISA) is urgently calling upon the Irish Government to provide full
Rene Moos, CEO of European health club giant Basic-Fit, has described 2020 as the most
As health clubs prepare for reopening, some are introducing programmes designed to help people recovering
Gyms and leisure centres in Scotland are set to open on 26 April, provided that
The pandemic cost the US visitor attractions an estimated US$23bn in economic losses during 2020,
Most outdoor attractions in England – including zoos and theme parks – will be allowed
A collection of industry organisations, including The British Beauty Council, are working closely with the
PM, Boris Johnson, has confirmed that gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres in England will
The re-opening of gyms in Wales has been pushed back by the country's First Minister
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
Placing gyms and leisure centres at the front of the queue for reopening would be
12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Teca StandUp is an exciting line, bringing something genuinely new to gyms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
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
HCM magazine
Show preview
“A melting pot of industries bring together the best of each to push the sector forwards. Elevate is a dynamic event hosted and supported by experts for all involved in the health and wellbeing field” – Kirsten Wing, sports therapist
HCM magazine
Insight
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
HCM magazine
Life lessons
When a hefty round of investment coincided with the pandemic, the CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs feared the company – founded by his grandfather – would go down on his watch. He talks to Kath Hudson about the pressure to keep the business afloat
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
When retailer, the €11 billion-a-year Colruyt Group, decided to get into the health club market, the plan was to fully integrate its entire business using customer insight data. The results are remarkable
HCM magazine
Editor's letter
Consumers’ growing love of strength training is to be welcomed, as this long-neglected modality has a renaissance, however, it’s vital we continue to make the case for cardio
HCM magazine
Research
The European fitness sector is beating pre-pandemic numbers according to the 11th annual European Health & Fitness Market Report 2024 from Deloitte and EuropeActive, as Karsten Hollasch reports
HCM magazine
HCM People

Ross Stewart Campbell

CEO, BeyondActiv
We have a fantastic opportunity in front of us to realise our vision of a happier and healthier world
HCM magazine
HCM People

Belinda Steward

MD of leisure, health and wellbeing, Places Leisure Places Leisure
We need to make it automatic that when people go to their doctor, they’re offered exercise rather than medication where appropriate
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
In Belgium, one in 10 people is diabetic or pre-diabetic, so we decided to address this group with interventions for World Diabetes Day
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Explosion of passion for fitness at RiminiWellness 2024 and record success for Panatta
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness (30 May – 2 June 20204) – the largest fitness event in Italy – which this year exceeded the 100,000 visitor mark.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: GLL
GLL
As the UK’s leading provider of both leisure centres and libraries, GLL operate nearly 400 ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xplor Gym
Xplor Gym is an all-in-one gym management software with embedded payments & integrated access control ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
 press release: Future Fit renews partnership with GGFit
We are proud to announce our renewed partnership with GGFit, a leader in helping clubs enhance member retention since 2008.
Featured press releases
GymKit UK press release: Peak Pilates UK earns 10 CIMSPA CPD points for FitCore™ group reformer speciality education programme
Peak Pilates, a leader in high-quality Pilates education and equipment, is proud to announce that their FitCore™ Education Programme has received the CIMSPA endorsement in the UK, earning a perfect 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates

reopening news

With gyms reopening as the fitness industry recovers from the impact of the pandemic, members
IHRSA has appointed Elizabeth Clark as its new president and CEO. Clark joins the industry
The government needs to urgently set out its plans to support physical activity and fitness
The Gym Group has outperformed all of its own expectations in the six weeks of
The Clynelish Distillery has opened the doors to a new visitor experience near Brora, in
A new job retention scheme, backed by National Lottery funding, has been launched to support
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Indoor group exercise can recommence in England and Scotland today (17 May), as part of
Health clubs and leisure centres in Northern Ireland reopened their doors on Friday 30 April,
Sport England has reported a drop of 710,000 in the number of people classed as
Basic-Fit lost 10 per cent of its members during Q1 2021, as 94 per cent
Health clubs and gyms will be able to open their doors to individual training sessions
Health clubs, leisure centres and studios in England have opened today (12 April) for the
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in
As health clubs and fitness studios in England are counting the hours down to reopening
John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, and Jana Havrdová, president of the Czech Chamber
An emerging shadow economy of the Irish beauty industry will continue to grow rapidly unless
Danish health club operator Repeat, launched in 2016 by serial fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev, has
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
In August 2020, industry figure and influencer Caroline Hirons launched Beauty Backed to support independent
Total Fitness is entering into a company voluntary arrangement (CVA), after being hit hard by
A total of £100m has been allocated to 266 local authorities across England, to support
The FA Cup final in May could be played in front of 20,000 football fans,
David Lloyd will reopen 79 of its clubs in England for outdoor fitness on Monday
The Gym Group saw its revenues cut by nearly half during the pandemic, a direct
The government has said it has no plans to fund a Work Out to Help
Scotland’s health clubs and leisure centres can now begin to prepare for reopening, after First
HCM is investigating news that a small gym in Hong Kong has become one of
Welsh First Minister Mark Drakeford, says the Welsh government is considering breaking the gym sector
Spa textile supplier BC Softwear believes that as spas reopen, touchpoints will be essential in
The Irish Spa Association (ISA) is urgently calling upon the Irish Government to provide full
Rene Moos, CEO of European health club giant Basic-Fit, has described 2020 as the most
As health clubs prepare for reopening, some are introducing programmes designed to help people recovering
Gyms and leisure centres in Scotland are set to open on 26 April, provided that
The pandemic cost the US visitor attractions an estimated US$23bn in economic losses during 2020,
Most outdoor attractions in England – including zoos and theme parks – will be allowed
A collection of industry organisations, including The British Beauty Council, are working closely with the
PM, Boris Johnson, has confirmed that gyms, swimming pools and leisure centres in England will
The re-opening of gyms in Wales has been pushed back by the country's First Minister
The financial performance of health club operator SATS in the last quarter of 2020 was
Placing gyms and leisure centres at the front of the queue for reopening would be
41 - 80 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Teca StandUp is an exciting line, bringing something genuinely new to gyms
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Sustainability in the fitness industry is coming on in leaps and bounds as more operators refurbish their gym equipment to save money and the planet
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Life Fitness has reimagined cardio with the launch of its Symbio line which has been designed with advanced biomechanics and offers deep levels of customisation
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
A major refurbishment of Sport Ireland Fitness by Technogym has created a world-class public gym at the home of Irish sport
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Coaching workshops from Keith Smith and Adam Daniel have been designed to empower your team and transform your service
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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
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
HCM magazine
As more trans women, trans men and non-binary people join health clubs, it’s time to work out a system where everyone feels included, protected and safe in the locker room. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
HCM magazine
AI has the potential to support people in making healthy lifestyle changes if its algorithms can be updated to understand the different stages of motivation, as Jodi Heckel reports
HCM magazine
New research from UCLA Health looked at the impact of Kundalini yoga on memory and found a significant impact, finds Megan Whitby
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mark Tweedie

Associate, Miova
I’d love to see a national wellness service working hand in glove with NHS primary care
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
HCM magazine
It’s time to start the conversation about pelvic health. It’s not just menopausal women who have challenges: young women and men can also experience issues they’re too embarrassed to discuss or seek help for, as Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
HCM magazine
HCM People

Mariah Rooney

Founder, Trauma Informed Weight Lifting
When people experience early life trauma it impacts their bodies and nervous systems. I became curious about how lifting weights could help them have the experience of strength
HCM magazine
Appointed president of Xponential Fitness when she was only 34, Sarah Luna attributes her career success to the grit, determination and stamina she honed as a dancer by day and Pilates teacher by night. She talks to Kath Hudson about how owning her choices has given her the resilience to take on one of the top jobs in the US fitness industry, while also raising a family
HCM magazine
In Belgium, one in 10 people is diabetic or pre-diabetic, so we decided to address this group with interventions for World Diabetes Day
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Explosion of passion for fitness at RiminiWellness 2024 and record success for Panatta
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness (30 May – 2 June 20204) – the largest fitness event in Italy – which this year exceeded the 100,000 visitor mark.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Elevate announces new aquatics and active kids theatres for 2024 event
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK), the Swimming Teachers Association (STA), and Swim England have teamed up to sponsor an aquatic theatre at Elevate 2024.
Company profiles
Company profile: GLL
GLL
As the UK’s leading provider of both leisure centres and libraries, GLL operate nearly 400 ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xplor Gym
Xplor Gym is an all-in-one gym management software with embedded payments & integrated access control ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
 press release: Future Fit renews partnership with GGFit
We are proud to announce our renewed partnership with GGFit, a leader in helping clubs enhance member retention since 2008.
Featured press releases
GymKit UK press release: Peak Pilates UK earns 10 CIMSPA CPD points for FitCore™ group reformer speciality education programme
Peak Pilates, a leader in high-quality Pilates education and equipment, is proud to announce that their FitCore™ Education Programme has received the CIMSPA endorsement in the UK, earning a perfect 10 Continuing Professional Development (CPD) points.
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers
Fitlockers: Lockers
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
salt therapy products
Saltability: salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Cleveland Lakes, Wiltshire and Gloucestershire
Cotswold Lakes Trust
Property & Tenders
Loughton, IG10
Knight Frank
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-05 Sep 2024
IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
Diary dates
08-10 Sep 2024
Wyndham® Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs™ Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
19-19 Sep 2024
The Salil Hotel Riverside - Bangkok, Bangkok 10120, Thailand
Diary dates
20-22 Sep 2024
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
01-04 Oct 2024
REVĪVŌ Wellness Resort Nusa Dua Bali, Kabupaten Badung, Indonesia
Diary dates
09-13 Oct 2024
Soneva Fushi, Maldives
Diary dates
10 Oct 2024
QEII Conference Centre, London,
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
04-06 Feb 2025
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-13 Feb 2025
Fairmont Riyadh , Saudi Arabia
Diary dates
10-13 Apr 2025
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
07-07 Jun 2025
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
28-31 Oct 2025
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
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