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JD Gyms acquires Simply Gym as it targets 100 locations
BY Kath Hudson | 25 May 2024
The JD Gyms Group has completed a deal to acquire Simply Gym from Bay Leisure. The deal comprises four gyms: one in Greater London and three in South Wales.
Baz Moffat gets 'sweat equity' backing from Priya Oberoi to drive the growth of The Well HQ
BY Kath Hudson | 24 May 2024
Women’s health specialist, The Well HQ, has secured 'sweat equity' backing from Priya Oberoi, founder of venture capitalists, Goddess Gaia Ventures, who will take on a senior advisory role with the business.
Peloton buys time for a turnaround with US$1 billion loan
BY Kath Hudson | 24 May 2024
Peloton has secured a critical US$1bn five-year loan to shore up its finances.
Dean Kowarski, global CEO of Virgin Active, will keynote at HCM Summit 2024
BY Kath Hudson | 22 May 2024
Leisure Media has added another heavyweight to its line-up of CEOs for its inaugural HCM Summit this October. Dean Kowarski will talk about the intersection of fitness and nutrition.
Empowered Brands takes on Fit+ master franchise for UK and Ireland
BY Kath Hudson | 21 May 2024
Empowered Brands has signed a deal with European staffless gym chain, Fit+, to be the master franchisor in the UK and Ireland.
PureGym hits the two million member milestone and targets 200 more locations in Europe in next four years
BY Kath Hudson | 21 May 2024
Speaking in the HCM Handbook 2024-2025, which will be out next month, PureGym managing director, Rebecca Passmore, says the company is on track to deliver on its global expansion plans.
1Rebel plans expansion following cash injection from Imbiba
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Leisure, lifestyle, wellness and entertainment growth investor, Imbiba, has invested in boutique gym brand, 1Rebel's holding company, One Rebel Ltd, after closing a £90 million fund.
PILAT3S to debut in ClubSportive, Amsterdam
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Urban Gym Group will launch PILAT3S at ClubSportive in Amsterdam next month, to create a boutique-in-gym experience.
Cedric Bryant is the new CEO at The American Council on Exercise
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Dr Cedric Bryant takes up the new position on 1 July, following on from Scott Goudeseune who has been ACE CEO for more than 15 years, overseeing significant growth.
This Girl Can launches campaign to get women outdoors
BY Kath Hudson | 15 May 2024
Sport England’s This Girl Can team has launched a new campaign, Let’s Get Out There, which is aimed at getting more women active outdoors.
UK Active and Savanta launch quarterly consumer engagement insight
BY Kath Hudson | 15 May 2024
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining a health club, while cost, time and motivation are the main reasons for leaving.
Snap Fitness' holding company – Lift Brands – is up for sale
BY Kath Hudson | 13 May 2024
Speaking to HCM, global CEO of Lift Brands, Ty Menzies, has confirmed that the company –  owner of Snap Fitness and Fitness On Demand – is up for sale.
Planet Fitness increases price of basic membership for first time in over 20 years
BY Kath Hudson | 12 May 2024
Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million. The Class A common stocks were repurchased and retired, using cash.
Xponential dumps Geisler as company faces investigation by US Attorney’s Office
BY Liz Terry | 11 May 2024
Xponential Fitness today indefinitely suspended founder and CEO, Anthony Geisler, saying it had been notified on 7 May that the company is facing a legal challenge by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.
Fast Fitness Japan acquires master franchisee rights to Anytime Fitness Germany
BY Kath Hudson | 09 May 2024
Fast Fitness Japan, master franchisee of Anytime Fitness in Japan, has acquired Eighty-8 Health & Fitness, giving the company master franchisee rights to Anytime Fitness in Germany.
Saga Holographic hits Kickstarter target to roll out holographic indoor bike
BY Kath Hudson | 08 May 2024
HoloBike, a holographic training bike that simulates trail rides in lifelike 3D, is aiming to push indoor cycling technology up a gear.
Peloton considers de-listing to draw a line under pandemic challenges
BY Liz Terry | 08 May 2024
Peloton Interactive Inc is believed to be working to get its costs under control in a bid to align with the expectations of private equity investors as it considers de-listing.
Equinox teams up with Dr Mark Hyman's Function Health to offer $40k annual healthspan programme
BY Kath Hudson | 07 May 2024
Equinox, has teamed up with health platform, Function Health, to offer 100 comprehensive laboratory tests, giving members vital insights into their internal health.
'Huff and Puff' – Australian research emphasises the importance of keeping up the cardio
BY Kath Hudson | 07 May 2024
Having good levels of cardiorespiratory fitness cuts disease and premature death by 11 to 17 per cent according to new research from the University of South Australia.
John Kersh joins Crunch Fitness following exit from Xponential
BY Kath Hudson | 04 May 2024
US gym chain, Crunch Fitness, has bolstered its global expansion plans with the appointment of John Kersh as managing director of international development.
     
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1 to 20 of 3996 news stories
JD Gyms acquires Simply Gym as it targets 100 locations
BY Kath Hudson | 25 May 2024
The JD Gyms Group has completed a deal to acquire Simply Gym from Bay Leisure. The deal comprises four gyms: one in Greater London and three in South Wales.
Baz Moffat gets 'sweat equity' backing from Priya Oberoi to drive the growth of The Well HQ
BY Kath Hudson | 24 May 2024
Women’s health specialist, The Well HQ, has secured 'sweat equity' backing from Priya Oberoi, founder of venture capitalists, Goddess Gaia Ventures, who will take on a senior advisory role with the business.
Peloton buys time for a turnaround with US$1 billion loan
BY Kath Hudson | 24 May 2024
Peloton has secured a critical US$1bn five-year loan to shore up its finances.
Dean Kowarski, global CEO of Virgin Active, will keynote at HCM Summit 2024
BY Kath Hudson | 22 May 2024
Leisure Media has added another heavyweight to its line-up of CEOs for its inaugural HCM Summit this October. Dean Kowarski will talk about the intersection of fitness and nutrition.
Empowered Brands takes on Fit+ master franchise for UK and Ireland
BY Kath Hudson | 21 May 2024
Empowered Brands has signed a deal with European staffless gym chain, Fit+, to be the master franchisor in the UK and Ireland.
PureGym hits the two million member milestone and targets 200 more locations in Europe in next four years
BY Kath Hudson | 21 May 2024
Speaking in the HCM Handbook 2024-2025, which will be out next month, PureGym managing director, Rebecca Passmore, says the company is on track to deliver on its global expansion plans.
1Rebel plans expansion following cash injection from Imbiba
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Leisure, lifestyle, wellness and entertainment growth investor, Imbiba, has invested in boutique gym brand, 1Rebel's holding company, One Rebel Ltd, after closing a £90 million fund.
PILAT3S to debut in ClubSportive, Amsterdam
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Urban Gym Group will launch PILAT3S at ClubSportive in Amsterdam next month, to create a boutique-in-gym experience.
Cedric Bryant is the new CEO at The American Council on Exercise
BY Kath Hudson | 20 May 2024
Dr Cedric Bryant takes up the new position on 1 July, following on from Scott Goudeseune who has been ACE CEO for more than 15 years, overseeing significant growth.
This Girl Can launches campaign to get women outdoors
BY Kath Hudson | 15 May 2024
Sport England’s This Girl Can team has launched a new campaign, Let’s Get Out There, which is aimed at getting more women active outdoors.
UK Active and Savanta launch quarterly consumer engagement insight
BY Kath Hudson | 15 May 2024
Improving physical strength and fitness, mental health and confidence are the main reasons for joining a health club, while cost, time and motivation are the main reasons for leaving.
Snap Fitness' holding company – Lift Brands – is up for sale
BY Kath Hudson | 13 May 2024
Speaking to HCM, global CEO of Lift Brands, Ty Menzies, has confirmed that the company –  owner of Snap Fitness and Fitness On Demand – is up for sale.
Planet Fitness increases price of basic membership for first time in over 20 years
BY Kath Hudson | 12 May 2024
Planet Fitness has announced the repurchase of 314,000 shares at a rate of US$20 million. The Class A common stocks were repurchased and retired, using cash.
Xponential dumps Geisler as company faces investigation by US Attorney’s Office
BY Liz Terry | 11 May 2024
Xponential Fitness today indefinitely suspended founder and CEO, Anthony Geisler, saying it had been notified on 7 May that the company is facing a legal challenge by the United States Attorney’s Office for the Central District of California.
Fast Fitness Japan acquires master franchisee rights to Anytime Fitness Germany
BY Kath Hudson | 09 May 2024
Fast Fitness Japan, master franchisee of Anytime Fitness in Japan, has acquired Eighty-8 Health & Fitness, giving the company master franchisee rights to Anytime Fitness in Germany.
Saga Holographic hits Kickstarter target to roll out holographic indoor bike
BY Kath Hudson | 08 May 2024
HoloBike, a holographic training bike that simulates trail rides in lifelike 3D, is aiming to push indoor cycling technology up a gear.
Peloton considers de-listing to draw a line under pandemic challenges
BY Liz Terry | 08 May 2024
Peloton Interactive Inc is believed to be working to get its costs under control in a bid to align with the expectations of private equity investors as it considers de-listing.
Equinox teams up with Dr Mark Hyman's Function Health to offer $40k annual healthspan programme
BY Kath Hudson | 07 May 2024
Equinox, has teamed up with health platform, Function Health, to offer 100 comprehensive laboratory tests, giving members vital insights into their internal health.
'Huff and Puff' – Australian research emphasises the importance of keeping up the cardio
BY Kath Hudson | 07 May 2024
Having good levels of cardiorespiratory fitness cuts disease and premature death by 11 to 17 per cent according to new research from the University of South Australia.
John Kersh joins Crunch Fitness following exit from Xponential
BY Kath Hudson | 04 May 2024
US gym chain, Crunch Fitness, has bolstered its global expansion plans with the appointment of John Kersh as managing director of international development.
     
 


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