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Basic-Fit trials corporate wellness drive across its Spanish clubs
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Apr 2024
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial the Wellhub network across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access to subscribers and enabling them to use all 152 of its Spanish clubs.
Go Fit CEO, Mário Barbosa, unveils expansion plans in this month’s HCM
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Apr 2024
Having redefined the model of public-private collaboration in Spain, Go Fit is now expanding into Italy and has ambitious plans to grow its estate, memberships and profits.
Planet Fitness trans locker room debacle confirms the need for industry guidelines
BY Kath Hudson | 13 Apr 2024
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers and seen share values slide, in the wake of a trans person having been photographed using the women’s locker room at an Alaskan gym.
Dedicated recovery clubs tipped to become a trend
BY Kath Hudson | 11 Apr 2024
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at the recent PerformX Live, tipped by many speakers as upcoming trends, while the exhibition halls featured infrared saunas, compression therapy and ice baths.
Top operators gather from across Europe for EHFF
BY Kath Hudson | 10 Apr 2024
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed by FIBO from 11-14 April, which will feature almost 1,000 exhibitors.
John Kersh and Garrett Marshall leave Xponential Fitness
BY Kath Hudson | 09 Apr 2024
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with the company – seven of the driving international growth across multiple brands and the best part of a year with Pure Barre.
Global summit will bring together industry leaders in health, fitness and wellness
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Apr 2024
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision- makers across the health, fitness and wellness markets. The event – the HCM Summit – will be held at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster, London on 24 October 2024, with pre-summit events the day before.
Ronaldo crashes the app store with launch of new wellness, fitness and health app, Erakulis
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Apr 2024
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on fitness, nutrition and mental wellness in one seamless experience.
New research shows BMI fails as a measure of childhood obesity, leading to flawed policy
BY Kath Hudson | 04 Apr 2024
Waist circumference-to-height ratio is a more reliable measure of obesity in children and adolescents than BMI according to a new study, published in Pediatric Research.
GoCo Health Innovation City in Sweden plans to lead the world in delivering wellness and new science
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Mar 2024
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of accelerating health innovation.
4Global and UK Active launch private sector health club benchmarking
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Mar 2024
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between UK Active and 4Global, the aim of the research is to provide accurate insight into the state of UK-based private sector health clubs.
Anytime Fitness announces expansion into the UAE with master franchise deal backed by Mark Mobius
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Mar 2024
With a new master franchisee on board, the rollout of Anytime Fitness in the Middle East will get underway later this year, with the first club opening Dubai.
Total Fitness turns a profit as it beats pre-COVID membership
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Mar 2024
Total Fitness has released results for its most recent financial year (to June 23), which saw a return to pre-COVID membership levels following a year-on-year uplift in membership numbers of 5 per cent.
Entrepreneurs share secrets of building a fitness business at PerformX
BY Kath Hudson | 25 Mar 2024
Enjoy building your business because the journey can be as good or better than the destination was one takeaway of the industry titans’ panel on empire building, comprised of three industry entrepreneurs.
Steve Barton, former UK MD at Technogym, joins top team at Egym
BY Liz Terry | 21 Mar 2024
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top team with the appointment of former Technogym MD, Steve Barton, as country director for the UK.
The Gym Group appoints Alison Sagar as chief commercial officer to drive next phase of growth
BY Kath Hudson | 20 Mar 2024
Having announced its intention to open 50 low cost gyms in the next three years, The Gym Group has appointed Alison Sagar as chief commercial officer to drive its plans forward.
TRIB3 launches reformer Pilates brand – PILAT3S
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Mar 2024
The team behind TRIB3 has launched a reformer Pilates studio concept called PILAT3S, which will be available either as a standalone franchise, or as a club-in-club concept, aiming to take the exercise modality into the mainstream.
Adidas and The Well HQ collaborate to deliver free training on supporting women around menstruation
BY Kath Hudson | 18 Mar 2024
Adidas and its Breaking Barriers Academy has announced a partnership with female health experts, The Well HQ – led by Baz Moffatt – for the launch of a free training course to raise awareness about menstruation.
Will Orr presents new strategy for The Gym Group
BY Liz Terry | 16 Mar 2024
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023, along with an early trading update for 2024 and a new three-part strategy for the business.
Pure Gym most recognised brand in sample of health club operators
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Mar 2024
Nuffield Health’s brand doesn’t justify its price, while Everyone Active has a distinctive personality according to brand experts, Kantar, which has undertaken consumer research into some leading fitness companies.
     
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1 to 20 of 3955 news stories
Basic-Fit trials corporate wellness drive across its Spanish clubs
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Apr 2024
Basic-Fit has signed up to trial the Wellhub network across its recently expanded Spanish network, giving access to subscribers and enabling them to use all 152 of its Spanish clubs.
Go Fit CEO, Mário Barbosa, unveils expansion plans in this month’s HCM
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Apr 2024
Having redefined the model of public-private collaboration in Spain, Go Fit is now expanding into Italy and has ambitious plans to grow its estate, memberships and profits.
Planet Fitness trans locker room debacle confirms the need for industry guidelines
BY Kath Hudson | 13 Apr 2024
Planet Fitness has become the subject of a hate campaign by certain groups of consumers and seen share values slide, in the wake of a trans person having been photographed using the women’s locker room at an Alaskan gym.
Dedicated recovery clubs tipped to become a trend
BY Kath Hudson | 11 Apr 2024
Recovery, social wellness and longevity were talking points at the recent PerformX Live, tipped by many speakers as upcoming trends, while the exhibition halls featured infrared saunas, compression therapy and ice baths.
Top operators gather from across Europe for EHFF
BY Kath Hudson | 10 Apr 2024
Industry experts are gathering in Cologne for today's European Health & Fitness Forum (EHFF), followed by FIBO from 11-14 April, which will feature almost 1,000 exhibitors.
John Kersh and Garrett Marshall leave Xponential Fitness
BY Kath Hudson | 09 Apr 2024
John Kersh has announced he is leaving boutique franchisor, Xponential Fitness, after eight years with the company – seven of the driving international growth across multiple brands and the best part of a year with Pure Barre.
Global summit will bring together industry leaders in health, fitness and wellness
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Apr 2024
Global publishing outfit, Leisure Media, has announced details of its new annual conference for decision- makers across the health, fitness and wellness markets. The event – the HCM Summit – will be held at the QEII Conference Centre in Westminster, London on 24 October 2024, with pre-summit events the day before.
Ronaldo crashes the app store with launch of new wellness, fitness and health app, Erakulis
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Apr 2024
Portugese footballer, Cristiano Ronaldo, has launched a health and wellness app that harmonises advice on fitness, nutrition and mental wellness in one seamless experience.
New research shows BMI fails as a measure of childhood obesity, leading to flawed policy
BY Kath Hudson | 04 Apr 2024
Waist circumference-to-height ratio is a more reliable measure of obesity in children and adolescents than BMI according to a new study, published in Pediatric Research.
GoCo Health Innovation City in Sweden plans to lead the world in delivering wellness and new science
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Mar 2024
A new urban city centre in Gothenburg, Sweden is in development with the aim of accelerating health innovation.
4Global and UK Active launch private sector health club benchmarking
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Mar 2024
The first annual Private Sector Benchmarking report was released today (27 March). A collaboration between UK Active and 4Global, the aim of the research is to provide accurate insight into the state of UK-based private sector health clubs.
Anytime Fitness announces expansion into the UAE with master franchise deal backed by Mark Mobius
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Mar 2024
With a new master franchisee on board, the rollout of Anytime Fitness in the Middle East will get underway later this year, with the first club opening Dubai.
Total Fitness turns a profit as it beats pre-COVID membership
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Mar 2024
Total Fitness has released results for its most recent financial year (to June 23), which saw a return to pre-COVID membership levels following a year-on-year uplift in membership numbers of 5 per cent.
Entrepreneurs share secrets of building a fitness business at PerformX
BY Kath Hudson | 25 Mar 2024
Enjoy building your business because the journey can be as good or better than the destination was one takeaway of the industry titans’ panel on empire building, comprised of three industry entrepreneurs.
Steve Barton, former UK MD at Technogym, joins top team at Egym
BY Liz Terry | 21 Mar 2024
Egym, which raised €207 million last year in new investment, continues to build its top team with the appointment of former Technogym MD, Steve Barton, as country director for the UK.
The Gym Group appoints Alison Sagar as chief commercial officer to drive next phase of growth
BY Kath Hudson | 20 Mar 2024
Having announced its intention to open 50 low cost gyms in the next three years, The Gym Group has appointed Alison Sagar as chief commercial officer to drive its plans forward.
TRIB3 launches reformer Pilates brand – PILAT3S
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Mar 2024
The team behind TRIB3 has launched a reformer Pilates studio concept called PILAT3S, which will be available either as a standalone franchise, or as a club-in-club concept, aiming to take the exercise modality into the mainstream.
Adidas and The Well HQ collaborate to deliver free training on supporting women around menstruation
BY Kath Hudson | 18 Mar 2024
Adidas and its Breaking Barriers Academy has announced a partnership with female health experts, The Well HQ – led by Baz Moffatt – for the launch of a free training course to raise awareness about menstruation.
Will Orr presents new strategy for The Gym Group
BY Liz Terry | 16 Mar 2024
Will Orr, CEO of The Gym Group, has revealed the company’s full-year results for 2023, along with an early trading update for 2024 and a new three-part strategy for the business.
Pure Gym most recognised brand in sample of health club operators
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Mar 2024
Nuffield Health’s brand doesn’t justify its price, while Everyone Active has a distinctive personality according to brand experts, Kantar, which has undertaken consumer research into some leading fitness companies.
     
 


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