Exercise Professionals - Jessica Ennis-Hill to speak at ukactive Summit...
18 Oct 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

02 Oct 2019

Jessica Ennis-Hill to speak at ukactive Summit
BY Tom Walker

Ennis-Hill will offer delegates insight into her career story and charting the way physical activity changed her life

Ennis-Hill will offer delegates insight into her career story and charting the way physical activity changed her life

Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill will add a bit of stardust to this year's ukactive Summit.

Ennis-Hill will attend the Summit and take part in conversation on stage, offering delegates insight into her career story and charting the way physical activity changed her life – taking her from elite athlete to a creator of her own fitness brand, Jennis.

She is one of three additions to the lineup of speakers at the event, which will be held at the Queen Elizabeth II Centre at Westminster on 31 October.

The other two new speakers are Sport England CEO Tim Hollingsworth and consumer specialist Kate Hardcastle.

Hollingsworth's keynote will anchor a special strand at the event, exploring the impact of ‘place’ on physical activity. His speech will include an insight into the approach Sport England will take to develop its next strategy.

Retail expert Kate Hardcastle, meanwhile, will deliver a session on how the physical activity sector can better reach consumers on our high streets and support its regeneration.

Commenting on her involvement, Ennis-Hill said: "I look forward to sharing my experience with delegates. I’ll be discussing my career, including my achievements and the challenges of getting back into elite competition post-childbirth.

“Since retiring from competing, I am now looking to inspire expectant and new mums to continue their fitness journeys, and I’m looking forward to sharing my personal story at the Summit in October."

Other keynote speakers to have earlier been confirmed for the summit include former Cabinet Secretary Lord Gus O’Donnell and professor Helen Stokes-Lampard, the chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP).

The keynotes will be at the heart of the summit's agenda, which will this year explore the future of public health, the workplace and the high street.

The theme for the event is "The Backbone of a Modern Britain", positioning physical activity – and the sectors that deliver it – as critical to the future health, wellbeing and prosperity of the nation.

For more information on the ukactive Summit, click here.



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

Print edition
 

News headlines
Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind
Arianna Huffington's Thrive acquires AI specialist Boundless Mind   17 Oct 2019

Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded by Arianna Huffington, has acquired neuroscience-based AI company Boundless Mind. .... more>>
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age   17 Oct 2019

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age. A study published in the Canadian Journal .... more>>
LXA's compact boxing gym opens up for al fresco training
LXA's compact boxing gym opens up for al fresco training   17 Oct 2019

London-based project management outfit LXA has designed a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) boxing gym close to London Bridge that can be opened up to create an .... more>>
Number of active adults hits a record high
Number of active adults hits a record high   17 Oct 2019

The number of UK adults classed as physically active has increased by 1 million in the past four years. Latest figures from Sport England's .... more>>
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks   16 Oct 2019

Australian health club operator Viva Leisure has acquired eight Healthworks Fitness Centres in the state of Queensland. Healthworks offers .... more>>
GWI report: global physical activity sector worth US$828bn
GWI report: global physical activity sector worth US$828bn   15 Oct 2019

The physical activity economy is now a US$828bn (€752bn, £655bn) market – and its value is expected to grow further to US$1.1tn (€1tn, £870bn) by .... more>>
Company profile


Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd

Legend’s ultra-reliable cloud-based management software provides our customers a competitive edge.

View full profile>>

Catalogue gallery


Featured Supplier

Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019

Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019

Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas. More>>




in this issue

• CMO report: 10 points to end obesity
• BMF plans to diversify and 'go global'
• UK museum infrastructure is 'crumbling'



Latest jobs

Jobs Search



Personal / Fitness Trainer - Vauxhall
Salary: Fantastic Benefits
Location: London, England
Company: The Gym Group
Gymnastics Coaching Assistant
Salary: £10.54 - £11.19 per hour
Location: Tidworth, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Lifeguards
Salary: £18,426 - £19,171 pro rata
Location: Pewsey, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Diary dates
Powered by leisurediary.com

15-18 Oct 2019

Piscina & Wellness Barcelona

Gran Via Exhibition Centre, Barcelona, Spain


17-19 Oct 2019

FIBO USA

Miami Beach Convention Center, Miami Beach, United States



Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 9
Health Club Management
2019 issue 9

View issue contents
View on turning pages
Download PDF
  Promotional feature: Matrix
Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more More>>
  Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation More>>


Health Club Management magazine 2019 issue 8

Health Club Management
2019 issue 8

View issue contents
View turning pages
Download PDF
  fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Kaia Health, Physical Company, Pulse Fitness and Hutchison Technologies More>>
  On the Cover: Martin Seibold
The industry veteran is building a new fitness company 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