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Exclusive: HCM talks to Rainer Schaller about buying Gold’s Gym
BY Tom Walker | 23 Jul 2021
Rainer Schaller, founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, says that the global fitness industry will have to prepare for permanent life with COVID-19 – but that the future will also present plenty of opportunities for the sector.
Arena gets US$5.2m seed financing to enter connected strength training market
BY Tom Walker | 23 Jul 2021
Fitness startup Arena Innovation has secured US$5.2m worth of seed funding, as it looks to launch its robotically-assisted resistance training product to the market.
EuropeActive to publish new study on COVID-19 cases and health club visits
BY Tom Walker | 22 Jul 2021
Further research into the levels of positive COVID-19 cases among those to have visited fitness clubs and leisure facilities is currently being developed by EuropeActive.
Revolutionary new Passivhaus leisure centre gets the go-ahead. Will reduce energy costs by 60%
BY Tom Walker | 22 Jul 2021
Planning approval has been granted to what is set to become one of the first wet and dry Passivhaus-certified leisure centres in the world.
Wexer launches into wellness in partnership with Mind123
BY Tom Walker | 21 Jul 2021
Digital fitness content provider Wexer is launching a new wellness resource on its connected Web Player.
Active-net goes pan-European with hybrid events
BY Tom Walker | 21 Jul 2021
Leisure-net has revealed plans to transform its active-net business event from an annual face-to-face gathering into a monthly hybrid event.
F45 Training valued at US$1.4bn after IPO
BY Tom Walker | 20 Jul 2021
F45's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has revealed a strong appetite from investors, with 18.75 million shares sold, priced at US$16 each, raising around US$300m and giving a market value of around US$1.5bn at float.
Microsoft's Israel campus designed to focus on 'evolution of work' features large corporate gym
BY Tom Walker | 19 Jul 2021
A large health club plays a major role in tech giant Microsoft’s recently opened R&D campus in Israel, which was designed to "re-define office working".
KA Leisure appoints Malcolm McPhail as interim CEO
BY Tom Walker | 19 Jul 2021
KA Leisure has appointed industry veteran Malcolm McPhail as its interim chief executive.
ukactive and Nike partner to open UK school sports facilities during summer holidays
BY Tom Walker | 16 Jul 2021
Vulnerable young people will be given opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity over the summer holidays by utilising school sports facilities that would usually be behind locked doors.
Elevate moves to June 2022
BY Tom Walker | 14 Jul 2021
Organisers of the Elevate event – scheduled to be held at London’s ExCeL on 28 and 29 September 2021 – have confirmed that the two-day show will now be held in June 2022.
iFIT makes big move in digital fitness with acquisition of Kayla Itsines' Sweat app
BY Tom Walker | 14 Jul 2021
iFIT Health & Fitness has acquired Sweat, the popular, female-focused fitness platform set up in 2015 by Australian fitness trainer and entrepreneur Kayla Itsines and co-founder Tobi Pearce.
South Korea's new COVID rule bans fast workout music in gyms
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
Health clubs and fitness studios in South Korean capital city Seoul have been told to implement a new COVID-19 prevention measure and stop playing "fast music".
Consultation on social prescribing to 'uncover physical activity sector’s full potential'
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
A consultation on social prescribing and other similar health programmes will look to "uncover the physical activity sector's full potential" and define its role in the wider healthcare system, supporting the NHS.
30 minutes of daily exercise 'not enough' for those who spend days sitting down
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
A new study claims that being physically active for 30 minutes a day, five days a week, is not enough for those who spend the rest of their time sedentary.
Fitness tech firm Asensei adds developer platform allowing connected coaching
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
Digital fitness coaching firm Asensei has released an API platform which allows developers of connected fitness products and apps to add motion capture and real-time connected coaching to their products.
Health clubs in England to operate without restrictions from 19 July
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
Health clubs in England are preparing to return to operations without restrictions, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the country would move to Step 4 of the COVID- 19 roadmap on 19 July.
Exercise with caution after COVID-19 vaccine due to heart threat
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
The government of Singapore has become the first to recommend that people who've received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine should avoid strenuous physical activity after getting their shots, something of urgent importance to gym operators as vaccine programmes continue to roll out around the world.
UK Government scheme will reward people for exercising
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
The UK government has unveiled plans for a pilot scheme, aimed at using financial rewards and other incentives to encourage people to exercise more and eat more healthily.
Holmes Place sells 10 clubs in Spain – ramps up investment in TRIB3
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jul 2021
Holmes Place has confirmed to HCM that it has disposed of 10 clubs from its Spanish portfolio to focus investment on the growth of TRIB3.
     
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1 to 20 of 3311 news stories
Exclusive: HCM talks to Rainer Schaller about buying Gold’s Gym
BY Tom Walker | 23 Jul 2021
Rainer Schaller, founder of budget gym megabrand McFIT, says that the global fitness industry will have to prepare for permanent life with COVID-19 – but that the future will also present plenty of opportunities for the sector.
Arena gets US$5.2m seed financing to enter connected strength training market
BY Tom Walker | 23 Jul 2021
Fitness startup Arena Innovation has secured US$5.2m worth of seed funding, as it looks to launch its robotically-assisted resistance training product to the market.
EuropeActive to publish new study on COVID-19 cases and health club visits
BY Tom Walker | 22 Jul 2021
Further research into the levels of positive COVID-19 cases among those to have visited fitness clubs and leisure facilities is currently being developed by EuropeActive.
Revolutionary new Passivhaus leisure centre gets the go-ahead. Will reduce energy costs by 60%
BY Tom Walker | 22 Jul 2021
Planning approval has been granted to what is set to become one of the first wet and dry Passivhaus-certified leisure centres in the world.
Wexer launches into wellness in partnership with Mind123
BY Tom Walker | 21 Jul 2021
Digital fitness content provider Wexer is launching a new wellness resource on its connected Web Player.
Active-net goes pan-European with hybrid events
BY Tom Walker | 21 Jul 2021
Leisure-net has revealed plans to transform its active-net business event from an annual face-to-face gathering into a monthly hybrid event.
F45 Training valued at US$1.4bn after IPO
BY Tom Walker | 20 Jul 2021
F45's IPO on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) has revealed a strong appetite from investors, with 18.75 million shares sold, priced at US$16 each, raising around US$300m and giving a market value of around US$1.5bn at float.
Microsoft's Israel campus designed to focus on 'evolution of work' features large corporate gym
BY Tom Walker | 19 Jul 2021
A large health club plays a major role in tech giant Microsoft’s recently opened R&D campus in Israel, which was designed to "re-define office working".
KA Leisure appoints Malcolm McPhail as interim CEO
BY Tom Walker | 19 Jul 2021
KA Leisure has appointed industry veteran Malcolm McPhail as its interim chief executive.
ukactive and Nike partner to open UK school sports facilities during summer holidays
BY Tom Walker | 16 Jul 2021
Vulnerable young people will be given opportunities to take part in sport and physical activity over the summer holidays by utilising school sports facilities that would usually be behind locked doors.
Elevate moves to June 2022
BY Tom Walker | 14 Jul 2021
Organisers of the Elevate event – scheduled to be held at London’s ExCeL on 28 and 29 September 2021 – have confirmed that the two-day show will now be held in June 2022.
iFIT makes big move in digital fitness with acquisition of Kayla Itsines' Sweat app
BY Tom Walker | 14 Jul 2021
iFIT Health & Fitness has acquired Sweat, the popular, female-focused fitness platform set up in 2015 by Australian fitness trainer and entrepreneur Kayla Itsines and co-founder Tobi Pearce.
South Korea's new COVID rule bans fast workout music in gyms
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
Health clubs and fitness studios in South Korean capital city Seoul have been told to implement a new COVID-19 prevention measure and stop playing "fast music".
Consultation on social prescribing to 'uncover physical activity sector’s full potential'
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
A consultation on social prescribing and other similar health programmes will look to "uncover the physical activity sector's full potential" and define its role in the wider healthcare system, supporting the NHS.
30 minutes of daily exercise 'not enough' for those who spend days sitting down
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
A new study claims that being physically active for 30 minutes a day, five days a week, is not enough for those who spend the rest of their time sedentary.
Fitness tech firm Asensei adds developer platform allowing connected coaching
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jul 2021
Digital fitness coaching firm Asensei has released an API platform which allows developers of connected fitness products and apps to add motion capture and real-time connected coaching to their products.
Health clubs in England to operate without restrictions from 19 July
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
Health clubs in England are preparing to return to operations without restrictions, after Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed the country would move to Step 4 of the COVID- 19 roadmap on 19 July.
Exercise with caution after COVID-19 vaccine due to heart threat
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
The government of Singapore has become the first to recommend that people who've received the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine should avoid strenuous physical activity after getting their shots, something of urgent importance to gym operators as vaccine programmes continue to roll out around the world.
UK Government scheme will reward people for exercising
BY Tom Walker | 12 Jul 2021
The UK government has unveiled plans for a pilot scheme, aimed at using financial rewards and other incentives to encourage people to exercise more and eat more healthily.
Holmes Place sells 10 clubs in Spain – ramps up investment in TRIB3
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jul 2021
Holmes Place has confirmed to HCM that it has disposed of 10 clubs from its Spanish portfolio to focus investment on the growth of TRIB3.
     
 


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