Exercise Professionals - Active Uprising kicks off in Manchester ...
22 Feb 2019 Exercise professionals: News, jobs and training
 
 
HOME
JOBS
NEWS
FEATURES
PRODUCTS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTION
PRINT SUBSCRIPTION
ADVERTISE
CONTACT US
Sign up for FREE ezine
Latest news

21 Jun 2018

Active Uprising kicks off in Manchester
BY Tom Walker

According to Steven Ward, ukactive CEO, the event has attracted

According to Steven Ward, ukactive CEO, the event has attracted "unparalleled levels" of interest from outside the industry
photo: ukactive

Leaders from across the physical activity industry have gathered for the first ever Active Uprising event – organised by ukactive – which is being billed as a "three-day celebration of physical activity".

More than 1,200 people are in attendance at today's conference part of the event, where they will hear a speech from former health secretary, mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham, and a panel session with Britain’s most successful female Olympian, cyclist Laura Kenny.

Today's Active Uprising Conference comes ahead of the ukactive Awards, and the Active Uprising Weekend, which is aimed at encouraging all across Greater Manchester to celebrate the fun and benefits of leading an active lifestyle.

According to Steven Ward, ukactive CEO, the event has attracted "unparalleled levels" of interest from outside the industry, drawing tech investors, construction giants and public health professionals.

“We are in a unique moment," he said. "The pursuit of the golden thread of physical activity is opening up new opportunities for collaboration.

“There have never been more people locally, nationally, internationally on the same team – fighting for the same goals and wanting to deliver the same outcomes.

“This is a unique moment to get the nation moving, a unique moment for our Active Uprising.”



Connect with
Exercise Professionals
Magazine:
View issue contents
Sign up:
Instant Alerts/zines

Print edition
 

News headlines
ukactive CEO Steven Ward to step down
ukactive CEO Steven Ward to step down   21 Feb 2019

Steven Ward will step down from his role as ukactive CEO in April 2019, after more than 12 years with the organisation. Ward is leaving to take up .... more>>
Zynk named design partner of UFC Gym - will create new boutique studio concept
Zynk named design partner of UFC Gym - will create new boutique studio concept   21 Feb 2019

Franchised fitness operator UFC Gym has appointed zynk Design to help with its roll out into the UK market. As design partner, zynk will oversee the .... more>>
First-of-its-kind medical gym set to debut at the Arts Club in London
First-of-its-kind medical gym set to debut at the Arts Club in London   20 Feb 2019

The latest venture from German wellness operator, Lanserhof, is scheduled to open in May at the Arts Club in London. Designed by Dusseldorf-based .... more>>
Active Nation relaunches former Fit4Less site – plans 10 new openings
Active Nation relaunches former Fit4Less site – plans 10 new openings   19 Feb 2019

Leisure trust Active Nation has opened a new club in Long Eaton, Nottingham. The operator acquired the site from Fit4Less in December 2018 and the .... more>>
Elevate and ukactive tie the knot to strengthen event seminar programme
Elevate and ukactive tie the knot to strengthen event seminar programme   19 Feb 2019

ukactive has signed a three-year partnership with physical activity trade show Elevate. The "strategic alignment" between the two bodies will see .... more>>
Strong by Zumba secures Lifesum partnership
Strong by Zumba secures Lifesum partnership   18 Feb 2019

Digital health giant Lifesum has signed a partnership deal with non-dance HIIT programme Strong by Zumba. As a result, Strong by Zumba will become .... more>>
Company profile


Balanced Body®

Balanced Body® instructor training is available in the UK and at over 250 sites worldwide.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

EXF supports Third Space to create London’s largest functional training space at The Yard

Bespoke fitness manufacturer EXF has extended its relationship with Third Space, by supplying the luxury fitness group with London’s largest functional training rig at its Canary Wharf club. More>>




in this issue

• UK Sport relaxes 'no compromise' stance
• Orangetheory hits billion revenue landmark
• Thameside manor resort gets green light



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal Trainer
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer - East London
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Officer
Salary: £26,243 to £29,515 pa
Location: Falmer, Brighton, UK
Company: University of Brighton
Personal Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: East Sussex, England
Company: The Gym Group
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com




24-25 Feb 2019

International Manufacturers & Distributors Forum

ExCeL, London, United Kingdom


24-25 Feb 2019

Active Wellness

ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom



Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 2
Health Club Management
2019 issue 2

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Interview: Victus Soul
Founders Paul Trendell and Chris Djuric tell us about their new boutique, which centres around boxing and running group fitness classes More>>
  Event Preview: IHRSA 2019
Kristen Walsh talks to some of IHRSA 2019’s keynote speakers More>>


Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 1

Health Club Management
2019 issue 1

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  Promotional feature: Precor
Fitness gets personal More>>
  Sweating the details: Content that kills
Jak Phillips says we need to stop demonising screen use and adopt a more nuanced attitude More>>


Published by The Leisure Media Company Ltd Portmill House, Portmill Lane, Hitchin, Herts SG5 1DJ. Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385 | Contact us | About us | © Cybertrek Ltd