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17 Dec 2018
£2.5m study to chart benefits of exercise for prostate cancer sufferers
£2.5m study to chart benefits of exercise for prostate cancer sufferers   The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is investing £2.5m in a study to find out whether long-term exercise can help tackle the side effects of prostate cancer treatment. The Stamina study will test whether a long-term, supported exercise programme – included as part of NHS cancer care and delivered .... More>>
17 Dec 2018
Digme founder: 'pay-as-you-go model will become more prominent'
Digme founder: 'pay-as-you-go model will become more prominent'   Geoff Bamber, founder of boutique fitness chain Digme, predicts that the industry will see a number of pay-as-you-go operators entering the sector – in response to consumer demand for fitness offers which fit individual lifestyles. Speaking to Health Club Management, Bamber said: "I think we will start to .... More>>
14 Dec 2018
EMD UK names industry veteran Nigel Wallace as chair
EMD UK names industry veteran Nigel Wallace as chair   EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has appointed fitness industry veteran Nigel Wallace as its new chair. Wallace spent eight years as a director of Lifetime Training and has previously served as executive director of the Fitness Industry Association (now ukactive). He is currently a .... More>>
13 Dec 2018
Play and 'fun activities' should be available throughout life to improve health and wellness
Play and 'fun activities' should be available throughout life to improve health and wellness   Experts have urged governments and industry to increase opportunities for play and fun physical activities throughout life – especially in older years – in order to improve the health and wellbeing of populations. A panel at the ILC Future of Ageing conference has said making play possible throughout the life .... More>>
13 Dec 2018
Parkrun secures £3m grant from Sport England
Parkrun secures £3m grant from Sport England   Sport England is to invest £3m in the popular Parkrun movement, with a focus on helping more women and people from lower socio-economic groups to get active. Parkrun events are free to enter and are organised by volunteers, with hundreds events taking place across the country every week. The funding – .... More>>
12 Dec 2018
FIBO and Leisure Media announce collaboration
FIBO and Leisure Media announce collaboration   FIBO Global Fitness, organiser of the FIBO portfolio of fitness shows, has announced a partnership with global publisher, Leisure Media, owner of health and fitness magazines and websites, including Health Club Management, Sports Management and Spa Business as well as consumer wellness .... More>>
12 Dec 2018
A match made in heaven: Fusion to co-manage wellness resorts in Vietnam
A match made in heaven: Fusion to co-manage wellness resorts in Vietnam   Health and wellness-focused hospitality brand Fusion has teamed up with Alba Vietnam to operate two of the company’s hotels. The resorts – Alba Wellness Hue and Thanh Tan Hot Springs Hotel – are both situated in the foothills of the Truong Son Mountains on the site of a mineral-rich natural spring which has .... More>>
12 Dec 2018
Grandes Alpes, Courchevel 1850 launches new Spa by Bellefontaine
Grandes Alpes, Courchevel 1850 launches new Spa by Bellefontaine   The Grandes Alpes, Courchevel 1850, a chalet-inspired resort in France, has partnered with Swiss anti-ageing brand Bellefontaine to launch a Bellefontaine Spa at the alpine hotel. The new Bellefontaine Spa will include bespoke beauty treatments based on a combination of natural ingredients sourced in the Alps, .... More>>
12 Dec 2018
Single workout can 'boost metabolism for days'
Single workout can 'boost metabolism for days'   The positive effects of exercise on the metabolic system could last long after the activity, according to a new study. Research by UT Southwestern Medical Center on mice showed that neurons – the basic units of the nervous system – which influence metabolism are active for up to two days after a single workout. .... More>>
11 Dec 2018
ACSM 2019 fitness trends report: wearable tech tops the list
ACSM 2019 fitness trends report: wearable tech tops the list   Wearable tech has made a comeback as the 'hottest fitness trend' for 2019 – with group training, HIIT and programming for the elderly also expected to grow in popularity over the next 12 months. In its latest global trends report, American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) identified 20 trends it believes will .... More>>
11 Dec 2018
Sector leaders call for 'preventative health push' to get people more active
Sector leaders call for 'preventative health push' to get people more active   Physical activity sector leaders, parliamentarians and leading figures in health and business have called for the strengthening of preventative health measures in the UK. During a parliamentary reception, hosted by shadow public health minister Sharon Hodgson, leaders discussed the charting of a "roadmap" to .... More>>
09 Dec 2018
Youfit to begin offering genetic testing to members
Youfit to begin offering genetic testing to members   US budget club operator Youfit Health Clubs will begin offering its members genetic testing through its YouCoach personal training programme. Youfit has signed a partnership with Advanced Genomic Solutions (AGS) and the test will be made available to all members across the operator's sites in Arizona and .... More>>
07 Dec 2018
David Stalker joins Myzone to drive European expansion
David Stalker joins Myzone to drive European expansion   David Stalker, former CEO of ukactive, has been named CEO of Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for fitness tech company Myzone. Stalker will lead the EMEA executive team to expand its direct operations in mainland Europe while continuing to support its existing Myzone partners. He will be working closely .... More>>
06 Dec 2018
Industry reacts to childhood inactivity survey – figures branded 'shocking' and 'a national disgrace'
Industry reacts to childhood inactivity survey – figures branded 'shocking' and 'a national disgrace'   The figures revealed in today's Active Lives Children and Young People research have been described an "urgent wake-up call" and a "national disgrace". Published today, Sport England’s Active Lives Children and Young People Survey showed that less than one in five of children and young people (17.5 .... More>>
06 Dec 2018
Inactivity crisis: 82 per cent of young people fail to hit recommended activity levels
Inactivity crisis: 82 per cent of young people fail to hit recommended activity levels   Less than one in five of children and young people (17.5 per cent) are meeting the Chief Medical Officer’s guidelines of more than 60 minutes of activity a day, every day of the week. Perhaps most worryingly, a third of children (32.9 per cent) lead inactive, sedentary lives, doing fewer than 30 minutes of .... More>>
06 Dec 2018
Orangetheory makes northern England debut
Orangetheory makes northern England debut   US-based boutique fitness operator Orangetheory Fitness is preparing to open its first club in the North West of England. The £1m studio is set to open in Altrincham, Greater Manchester, on 8 December and will be operated by Wellcomm Health and Fitness – a company set up to run Orangetheory sites under .... More>>
05 Dec 2018
Les Mills names Clive Ormerod as CEO
Les Mills names Clive Ormerod as CEO   Les Mills International (LMI) has announced that Clive Ormerod will become its new CEO. Ormerod is currently chief marketing officer for the business. The move is part of a planned evolution of the top team of LMI as it prepares for further global growth. Also promoted are CFO Doug Robb, who takes up the .... More>>
05 Dec 2018
Inaugural FIBO USA kicks off in Florida, challenging IHRSA Convention
Inaugural FIBO USA kicks off in Florida, challenging IHRSA Convention   The first ever FIBO USA kicks off in Orlando, Florida today (5 December 2018), directly challenging the established IHRSA International Convention and Trade Show. The event is being held at the Orange County Convention Center. Organised by Reed Exhibition, the fitness trade event is part of Reed's strategy to .... More>>
05 Dec 2018
SenSpa to launch fitness programmes based on DNA analysis
SenSpa to launch fitness programmes based on DNA analysis   SenSpa, a luxury Thai-style spa at the Carys Manor Hotel in Hampshire, UK, has partnered with health and fitness company DNAFit to offer the company's bespoke training programme in-spa. Expected to launch next year, the programme, called DNAFit Testing, analyses user's genes to create personally tailored .... More>>
04 Dec 2018
Do yoga, save the planet – one mat at a time
Do yoga, save the planet – one mat at a time   Yoga does wonders for the mind and body, but it may also be great for the environment. According to Form, a London-based fitness brand which aims to "take more carbon out of the atmosphere" than what goes into it during the manufacturing process, its recently unveiled yoga mats are designed to fight against .... More>>
04 Dec 2018
Five sports NGBs pledge 'greater strategic alliance' with leisure sector
Five sports NGBs pledge 'greater strategic alliance' with leisure sector   Five national governing bodies (NGBs) have pledged to work 'more closely' with the leisure sector as part of efforts to increase sports participation numbers. As part of their commitment to a "long-term strategic alliance with the wider physical activity sector", the five organisations – Badminton England, .... More>>
04 Dec 2018
Inaugural Sporting Champions awards handed out as part of athlete talent scheme
Inaugural Sporting Champions awards handed out as part of athlete talent scheme   The inaugural Sporting Champions awards have been held to highlight the successes of a talent development programme that aims to help athletes at all stages of their careers. Everyone Active’ Sporting Champions was set up in 2016 with the aim of securing athletes’ continued progression in sport by eliminating .... More>>
03 Dec 2018
Boutique operator Victus Soul opens first studio in London
Boutique operator Victus Soul opens first studio in London   London's thriving boutique fitness market has a new entrant – Victus Soul, a studio offering boxing and running-inspired group exercise classes. Located close to the Tower of London in Aldgate, Victus Soul offers two workouts – HIIT & Run and HIIT & Box. The concept has been created by founders Paul Trendell .... More>>
30 Nov 2018
Curry spice boosts exercise performance in mice with heart failure
Curry spice boosts exercise performance in mice with heart failure   New research suggests that curcumin, a main ingredient in curry, may improve exercise intolerance related to heart failure. The study is published ahead of print in the Journal of Applied Physiology. Curcumin, a chemical that comes from the turmeric plant, has been used as a traditional Asian medicine for .... More>>
30 Nov 2018
Serco launches digital workshop programme in partnership with Life Fitness Academy
Serco launches digital workshop programme in partnership with Life Fitness Academy   Serco Leisure's fitness staff will be offered a new training initiative focusing on the use of digital technology. Created in partnership with Life Fitness Academy (LFA) – the training arm of equipment provider Life Fitness – the digital workshops will explore the use of technology, apps and wearables and their .... More>>
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