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FITNESS, HEALTH, WELLNESS

lockdown news

Following three disrupted lockdown years, the European fitness market bounced back in 2023, according to
The global wellness economy will be worth US$8.5 trillion by 2027, according to new research
Three Universal Beijing Resort veterans – Tom Mehrmann, Sylvia Hase and Mike Hightower – will join
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by nearly 10 per cent in the first
Average charges for an adult swim session have topped £5.00 (US$6.45, €5.83) for the first
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
Total Fitness is looking to expand its operations and upgrade its club portfolio after securing
The Eden Project has revealed new visuals for its planned Dundee project in the city’s
VisitEngland has published its Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions for 2022, showing that
New Zealand’s newest wellness destination Wai Ariki Hot Springs and Spa has opened on the
The spa at Hotel Sofitel London Heathrow has reopened with a brand new treatment menu
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Private investment firm Starwood Capital Group and real estate and hospitality company, Adventurous Journeys Capital
The parents of Kaylea Titford, a disabled 16-year-old girl, have been found guilty of her
Spa and wellness industry thought leaders gathered yesterday (26 January) at the Grow Well webinar
The UK government has announced it will be scaling back financial support for businesses as
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
Peloton has called a stop to its disastrous attempt to rebrand Precor as Peloton Commercial,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the
Spa industry personality Raffaella Dallarda has launched her first book called E-SPAnsive exploring Italian spa
The first Holmes Place Boutique Studio, which provides group classes in a small, intimate format,
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand
Peloton is set to axe around 800 jobs, increase the price of its equipment and
In a departure from the traditional fitness brands, Pure Gym put its trust in corporate
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
The wild sounds of the natural world have been captured to create the Swell Room,
A £22m refurbishment of Altrincham Leisure Centre has been given the go ahead by Trafford
Total Fitness says its membership numbers are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. With fifteen clubs in
Peloton has announced that it will exit all owned manufacturing operations, cease making its own
LeisureDB has launched a new Spotlight Report series analysing the independent sector of the fitness
F45 has launched a corporate partnership programme which will enable businesses to open an F45
More than one in five (27 per cent) Americans belonged to a health club or
Boutique fitness chain 1Rebel opens the doors to its tenth club today (Monday 27 June
Barry’s has entered the world of retail, opening a studio in the new Flannels flagship
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped
Basic-Fit opened a record number of 72 clubs in the first quarter of 2022. Fifty-five
ELASKO, a London based stretch fitness brand has just released the first mobile stretch and
Pure Gym has revealed it's planning to double the number of clubs in its portfolio,
Evolution Wellness has closed all its Fitness First operations in Hong Kong. The pandemic’s impact
12,300
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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
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At the heart of the Sydney Swans new headquarters in Australia is an elite player-focused training facility by strength equipment specialist BLK BOX
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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
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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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
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Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
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HCM Forum
Fuel the debate about issues across the industry and share your ideas and experiences. We’d love to hear from you: [email protected]
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Insight
Pilates is having a moment. Steph Eaves asks suppliers how they’re responding to the demand
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Research
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
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Show preview
The Elevate trade show and conference comes to London next month. HCM gives the low down on what to look out for
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Interview
Snap Fitness is looking for a new investor and with a goal of 35 per cent growth by 2028, has ambitious plans. The CEO of parent company Lift Brands speaks to Kate Cracknell
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Everyone's talking about
Speaking on the LIFTS podcast recently, Xponential Fitness CEO Anthony Geisler said participation in studio cycling is down globally. Kath Hudson decided to investigate
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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
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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
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
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
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
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
The media questioned our rationale, but we have hope and a vision and people are responding very enthusiastically
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: Technogym UK Ltd
Technogym offers a complete ecosystem of connected smart equipment, digital services, on-demand training experiences and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: BLK BOX
BLK BOX is recognised as a trusted authority in strength equipment and facility design. Through ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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

lockdown news

Following three disrupted lockdown years, the European fitness market bounced back in 2023, according to
The global wellness economy will be worth US$8.5 trillion by 2027, according to new research
Three Universal Beijing Resort veterans – Tom Mehrmann, Sylvia Hase and Mike Hightower – will join
Improved mental health is now a stronger motivation for Brits to exercise than staying in
The Gym Group saw its membership grow by nearly 10 per cent in the first
Average charges for an adult swim session have topped £5.00 (US$6.45, €5.83) for the first
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
CoverMe Fitness, the studio management app for the fitness industry, has launched in Australia, with
Total Fitness is looking to expand its operations and upgrade its club portfolio after securing
The Eden Project has revealed new visuals for its planned Dundee project in the city’s
VisitEngland has published its Annual Survey of Visits to Visitor Attractions for 2022, showing that
New Zealand’s newest wellness destination Wai Ariki Hot Springs and Spa has opened on the
The spa at Hotel Sofitel London Heathrow has reopened with a brand new treatment menu
Basic-Fit has released its results for 2022 which show strong club and membership growth, a
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
RLSS UK, STA and Swim England are joining forces to bring Aquatics to Elevate 2024
Private investment firm Starwood Capital Group and real estate and hospitality company, Adventurous Journeys Capital
The parents of Kaylea Titford, a disabled 16-year-old girl, have been found guilty of her
Spa and wellness industry thought leaders gathered yesterday (26 January) at the Grow Well webinar
The UK government has announced it will be scaling back financial support for businesses as
German fitness operator, Life Fit Group, led by Martin Seibold, has snapped Loft Holding GmbH
Peloton has called a stop to its disastrous attempt to rebrand Precor as Peloton Commercial,
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
The passion for fitness and bodybuilding reached new heights at the Panatta stands during RiminiWellness
Shanghai Disneyland theme park will reopen to visitors on Thursday 8 December, following a temporary
Themed scent company AromaPrime has released its top 10 ‘weird and wacky’ smells over the
Spa industry personality Raffaella Dallarda has launched her first book called E-SPAnsive exploring Italian spa
The first Holmes Place Boutique Studio, which provides group classes in a small, intimate format,
Active Nation has released a new app, Active Nation Anywhere, which offers over a thousand
Peloton is set to axe around 800 jobs, increase the price of its equipment and
In a departure from the traditional fitness brands, Pure Gym put its trust in corporate
Fitness markets around the globe are demonstrating "reassuring signs of recovery" following the pandemic disruptions
The wild sounds of the natural world have been captured to create the Swell Room,
A £22m refurbishment of Altrincham Leisure Centre has been given the go ahead by Trafford
Total Fitness says its membership numbers are back to pre-COVID-19 levels. With fifteen clubs in
Peloton has announced that it will exit all owned manufacturing operations, cease making its own
LeisureDB has launched a new Spotlight Report series analysing the independent sector of the fitness
F45 has launched a corporate partnership programme which will enable businesses to open an F45
More than one in five (27 per cent) Americans belonged to a health club or
Boutique fitness chain 1Rebel opens the doors to its tenth club today (Monday 27 June
Barry’s has entered the world of retail, opening a studio in the new Flannels flagship
The Jorvik Group has been named a ‘leading light’ for its digital strategy, which helped
Basic-Fit opened a record number of 72 clubs in the first quarter of 2022. Fifty-five
ELASKO, a London based stretch fitness brand has just released the first mobile stretch and
Pure Gym has revealed it's planning to double the number of clubs in its portfolio,
Evolution Wellness has closed all its Fitness First operations in Hong Kong. The pandemic’s impact
1 - 40 of 12,300
HCM promotional features
Sponsored
Technogym has helped us transform the gym into a world-class space that reflects our ethos of combining performance and community
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
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
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
We all know we need to stand more. Now an exciting new partnership between Physical and Teca Fitness expands this thinking into UK gyms and beyond
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
Epassi, a provider of workplace wellness benefits, is creating a fitter and more productive workforce, one membership at a time 
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
Francesca Cooper-Boden says health assessment services can boost health club retention
HCM promotional features
HCM magazine
Steph Eaves looks at how health assessment devices are evolving to keep up with industry trends
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
Immediate rewards can motivate people to exercise more, according to new research, reports Kath Hudson
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
From payments to virtual classes, software integrations can take your operation to the next level. Providers tell us about their most in-demand offerings
HCM magazine
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
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
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
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
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
The media questioned our rationale, but we have hope and a vision and people are responding very enthusiastically
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: Technogym UK Ltd
Technogym offers a complete ecosystem of connected smart equipment, digital services, on-demand training experiences and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: BLK BOX
BLK BOX is recognised as a trusted authority in strength equipment and facility design. Through ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Jon Williams
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
GYMNATION press release: GymNation celebrates double victory at UAE Employee Happiness Awards
GymNation, the UAE’s largest gym chain, is proud to announce its outstanding achievements at the UAE Employee Happiness Awards.
Featured press releases
seca Ltd press release: Seca Tru and Physical bring best-in-class body composition analysis to gyms
Seca Tru is delighted to announce a new UK partnership with fitness market leader Physical. The agreement will see Physical distribute the Seca Tru product across the breadth of the UK fitness industry.
Directory
Cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Snowroom
TechnoAlpin SpA: Snowroom
Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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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