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Core Health & Fitness has acquired Digital fitness content provider, Wexer Holding, for an undisclosed
Exercise scientists at the Les Mills Research Lab have identified the trait of automaticity –
Cross-platform fit tech business Fiit, has hit a £1 million crowdfunding target in seven days.
Boutique operator, Blok, has secured £3.75m in pre-Series A bridge funding to drive the growth
Membership-management software company, Clubessential Holdings, announced the acquisition of Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, the
Wellness operator and fit tech company, LIT Method, (low-intensity training) is ramping up expansion after
ukactive
ukactive
More than 100 industry delegates met in person at the annual active-net event at Eastwood
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Pure Gym has dropped plans for an IPO which it revealed in August, opting instead
Location and cost are the top considerations for consumers when it comes to choosing a
Basic-Fit has officially opened its 1,000th club, with the launch of a new site in
Les Mills is expanding its digital operations by replacing its existing on-demand services with the
Sport England has spent £1.5m launching its own on-demand fitness platform, with the hope of
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ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and
Fitness equipment giant Nautilus has acquired VAY, a firm specialising in AI and motion technology.
Shares in Peloton have fallen after the company revealed fourth-quarter losses. It also said that
Boutique chain Barry's has entered the digital fitness market with Barry's X, offering community-driven workouts.
myFitApp has launched a new chat function to its streamed fitness content, making it easier
Nearly half (49 per cent) of health club members in the US who've cancelled their
The Gym Group has extended its partnership with digital fitness platform Fiit, becoming the first
Les Mills
Les Mills
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based
Digital fitness content provider, Wexer, is launching a new wellness resource on its connected Web
Digital fitness coaching firm Asensei has released an API platform which allows developers of connected
The Great Outdoor Gym Company (TGO) has launched a digital fitness platform. The outdoor fitness
Rainer Schaller Global Group (RSG Group) has opened a huge flagship Gold's Gym club in
Technogym has launched a new app featuring an AI-powered digital coach. The Technogym App is
After months of lockdown, people all over the world are returning to the gym with
HCM understands that Fitness International, which operates more than 700 health clubs under the LA
People placing increased emphasis on their physical fitness, the advances made in digital fitness and
Fitness First has launched a new free digital fitness hub, offering users a wide range
A third (32 per cent) of US health club members remain unable to attend their
Les Mills On Demand has been named as the "Best At-home Workout" award for 2020
How Will Fitness Evolve In 2021? Uscreen is the premier video monetization platform on a
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s
Digital fitness tech and on-demand platform, Intelivideo, has appointed former Gold's Gym CEO, Adam Zeitsiff,
Digital fitness brand Fiit has secured a groundbreaking deal with satellite TV giant, Sky, to
Boutique gym attendance and class bookings in some world regions have bounced back to around
Les Mills has launched a trio of digital solutions to help fitness operators shift towards
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), has announced that a “Call for Wellness Innovations” contest, as
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Global fitness giant, Les Mills, has announced a date for a live webinar focusing on
Franchise operator Club Pilates has shown that there is growing confidence in the US fitness
Three industry firms – Active IQ, fibodo and Study Active – have teamed up to create
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We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
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Research
Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
HCM Magazine
Insight
The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector
HCM Magazine
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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300th edition
To celebrate the publication of the 300th edition of HCM, we’ve invited industry experts to give their insights on the health and fitness sector: why they joined, the most exciting development to date and what they think we’ll be reporting on in the next 300 issues...
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The UK health club sector could grow to engage up to 35 per cent of the population, according to a Fitronics study, reports Marc Jones
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There are signs the mid-market is back with a vengeance. Or did it never go away? Kath Hudson reports on the latest iteration of the space that sits between low cost and boutiques
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Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues
HCM magazine
Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
HCM magazine
In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains
HCM magazine
In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?
HCM magazine
As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
HCM People

Gunnar Peterson

Chief of athletics, F45
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset
HCM magazine
What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Virtuagym raises €3m investment to fuel innovation in health and fitness technology
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based technology company which invests in innovative technology organisations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: What’s the first thing you think about when selling gym equipment?
According to our poll the first thing 80 per cent of operators and gym owners think about when it’s time to sell gym equipment is how much your equipment is worth.
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.
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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.
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digital fitness news

Core Health & Fitness has acquired Digital fitness content provider, Wexer Holding, for an undisclosed
Exercise scientists at the Les Mills Research Lab have identified the trait of automaticity –
Cross-platform fit tech business Fiit, has hit a £1 million crowdfunding target in seven days.
Boutique operator, Blok, has secured £3.75m in pre-Series A bridge funding to drive the growth
Membership-management software company, Clubessential Holdings, announced the acquisition of Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, the
Wellness operator and fit tech company, LIT Method, (low-intensity training) is ramping up expansion after
ukactive
ukactive
More than 100 industry delegates met in person at the annual active-net event at Eastwood
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of artificial intelligence (AI) and
Pure Gym has dropped plans for an IPO which it revealed in August, opting instead
Location and cost are the top considerations for consumers when it comes to choosing a
Basic-Fit has officially opened its 1,000th club, with the launch of a new site in
Les Mills is expanding its digital operations by replacing its existing on-demand services with the
Sport England has spent £1.5m launching its own on-demand fitness platform, with the hope of
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ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and
Fitness equipment giant Nautilus has acquired VAY, a firm specialising in AI and motion technology.
Shares in Peloton have fallen after the company revealed fourth-quarter losses. It also said that
Boutique chain Barry's has entered the digital fitness market with Barry's X, offering community-driven workouts.
myFitApp has launched a new chat function to its streamed fitness content, making it easier
Nearly half (49 per cent) of health club members in the US who've cancelled their
The Gym Group has extended its partnership with digital fitness platform Fiit, becoming the first
Les Mills
Les Mills
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based
Digital fitness content provider, Wexer, is launching a new wellness resource on its connected Web
Digital fitness coaching firm Asensei has released an API platform which allows developers of connected
The Great Outdoor Gym Company (TGO) has launched a digital fitness platform. The outdoor fitness
Rainer Schaller Global Group (RSG Group) has opened a huge flagship Gold's Gym club in
Technogym has launched a new app featuring an AI-powered digital coach. The Technogym App is
After months of lockdown, people all over the world are returning to the gym with
HCM understands that Fitness International, which operates more than 700 health clubs under the LA
People placing increased emphasis on their physical fitness, the advances made in digital fitness and
Fitness First has launched a new free digital fitness hub, offering users a wide range
A third (32 per cent) of US health club members remain unable to attend their
Les Mills On Demand has been named as the "Best At-home Workout" award for 2020
How Will Fitness Evolve In 2021? Uscreen is the premier video monetization platform on a
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s
Digital fitness tech and on-demand platform, Intelivideo, has appointed former Gold's Gym CEO, Adam Zeitsiff,
Digital fitness brand Fiit has secured a groundbreaking deal with satellite TV giant, Sky, to
Boutique gym attendance and class bookings in some world regions have bounced back to around
Les Mills has launched a trio of digital solutions to help fitness operators shift towards
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS), has announced that a “Call for Wellness Innovations” contest, as
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Global fitness giant, Les Mills, has announced a date for a live webinar focusing on
Franchise operator Club Pilates has shown that there is growing confidence in the US fitness
Three industry firms – Active IQ, fibodo and Study Active – have teamed up to create
Fitness On Demand
Fitness On Demand
1 - 40 of 81
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
One of our values is innovation, and Biocircuit was a way to invest in our members with a new offer they wouldn’t have seen anywhere else
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
HCM Magazine
Research
Being physically active can heal damage caused by diabetes, enabling the activation of a natural system that grows new blood vessels, according to research in the US
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
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
HCM Magazine
Insight
The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector
HCM Magazine
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
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues
HCM magazine
Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
HCM magazine
In April, Deloitte and Europe Active published the ninth edition of their yearly European Health and Fitness Market Report, as Karsten Hollasch explains
HCM magazine
In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?
HCM magazine
As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
HCM People

Gunnar Peterson

Chief of athletics, F45
Choose consistent over perfect. That’s the long game. It’s never too late to pivot to that mindset
HCM magazine
What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
HCM magazine
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
HCM magazine
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Virtuagym raises €3m investment to fuel innovation in health and fitness technology
Global fitness technology provider Virtuagym has raised a new €3m investment from Icecat, an Amsterdam-based technology company which invests in innovative technology organisations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: What’s the first thing you think about when selling gym equipment?
According to our poll the first thing 80 per cent of operators and gym owners think about when it’s time to sell gym equipment is how much your equipment is worth.
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.
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.
Video Gallery
Mindbody, Inc
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Orbit4
Orbit4 is the umbrella brand for FitnessCompared, FitnessFinance, WeServiceGymEquipment and WeBuyGymEquipment....
Company profiles
Company profile: Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure is a family-owned leisure management company working with local authority partners across England ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
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
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