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Self Esteem Brands reports results, does deal with Apple Fitness and reveals plans to crank up international expansion
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Feb 2024
Self Esteem Brands (SEB), owner of Anytime Fitness, has released year-end results which show year-on-year revenues up by 12.3 per cent and the launch of 500 new franchise units globally.
Basic-Fit announces major moves to democratise health and fitness
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Feb 2024
Basic-Fit has introduced a new approach to tackle gymtimidation and create an inclusive environment in its clubs.
Third Space gears up to open three new clubs
BY Kath Hudson | 27 Feb 2024
Speaking exclusively in the current issue of HCM, Third Space CEO, Colin Waggett says he is feeling optimistic, as the company gears up to open three clubs this summer.
The Gym Group revolutionises training for midlife women with industry-first programme
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Feb 2024
Following a successful pilot, The Gym Group is rolling out a programme, delivered by The Well HQ, educating its trainers on how best to support midlife women.
Planet Fitness gears up to enter Spain after a strong year-end.
BY Kath Hudson | 23 Feb 2024
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a move into the Spanish market.
Eight leisure operators issued warnings over the use of biometric data
BY Kath Hudson | 23 Feb 2024
The ICO has ruled that eight leisure operators have been unlawfully processing the biometric data of their employees to be used for attendance checks and the resulting salary payments.
Xponential Fitness tells HCM it will vigorously defend itself as class action lawsuit is filed in California
BY Kath Hudson | 22 Feb 2024
Xponential Fitness has told HCM it will vigorously defend itself against claims made in a class action lawsuit being brought against the company for financial damages by shareholders.
Gymshark goes all-in on live consumer fitness experiences and launches new premium range called Everywear
BY Kath Hudson | 22 Feb 2024
“2024 is going to the be biggest year for Gymshark ever,” says CEO and founder, Ben Francis following the release of year-end results that were up by 15 per cent.
Muse headset teaches meditation and lulls users to sleep
BY Kath Hudson | 21 Feb 2024
More consumers are realising meditation is beneficial, but many give up because it’s difficult to master the mind. The Muse headset has been designed to tackle this pain point.
Les Mills refreshes its top team and gears up for new workout launches
BY Kath Hudson | 21 Feb 2024
Les Mills has been through a senior management refresh following the recent departure of CEO Clive Ormerod and Keith Burnet, who was CEO of global markets.
The magnificently-named Kai Troll is the new CEO of EuropeActive
BY Liz Terry | 20 Feb 2024
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the trade association sector and a strong interest in sport and physical activity.
CIMSPA sets out its vision for professionalising the leisure workforce in new strategy
BY Kath Hudson | 20 Feb 2024
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy, Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out how the sector’s 600,000-strong workforce can be supported and professionally recognised.
As the strength training trend gathers pace, researchers highlight the benefits of keeping up the cardio
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of aerobic exercise, according to new research from Iowa State University.
New brand, Lunar Health Clubs, is aiming to deliver the UK's most prestigious wellness sanctuary
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end club this April, in Marlow UK.
New campaign challenges politicians to prove they're 'Fit for Office' by engaging in physical activity
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part in a challenge which encourages them to be more active, while raising awareness of the benefits of physical activity.
Will the next generation of wearables be earrings and jewellery? University of Washington researchers think so
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Feb 2024
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal earring that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature.
16% of a woman's life will be spent in poor health, due to growing healthspan gap, says Vitality Research Institute
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Feb 2024
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health. Vitality Research Institute says healthy lifestyle choices earlier in life are key for change.
Xponential offloads Stride, its running-based boutique concept to focus on higher-growth markets
BY Liz Terry | 15 Feb 2024
Xponential has passed ownership of Stride Fitness – the running brand it bought in January 2019 – to Shaun Grove, president of Rumble Boxing, with no payment changing hands.
Nike takes on Les Mills and Adidas with the launch of Nike Well Festival
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Feb 2024
Nike, is launching a one-day fitness, wellness and mindfulness festival in London next month, before taking the event around the world.
Insiders confirm US health club market softened in January but quickly stabilised
BY Kath Hudson | 14 Feb 2024
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector saw a softening of demand in early 2024, but that the market quickly righted and was back on- track by the end of January.
     
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1 to 20 of 3916 news stories
Self Esteem Brands reports results, does deal with Apple Fitness and reveals plans to crank up international expansion
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Feb 2024
Self Esteem Brands (SEB), owner of Anytime Fitness, has released year-end results which show year-on-year revenues up by 12.3 per cent and the launch of 500 new franchise units globally.
Basic-Fit announces major moves to democratise health and fitness
BY Kath Hudson | 28 Feb 2024
Basic-Fit has introduced a new approach to tackle gymtimidation and create an inclusive environment in its clubs.
Third Space gears up to open three new clubs
BY Kath Hudson | 27 Feb 2024
Speaking exclusively in the current issue of HCM, Third Space CEO, Colin Waggett says he is feeling optimistic, as the company gears up to open three clubs this summer.
The Gym Group revolutionises training for midlife women with industry-first programme
BY Kath Hudson | 26 Feb 2024
Following a successful pilot, The Gym Group is rolling out a programme, delivered by The Well HQ, educating its trainers on how best to support midlife women.
Planet Fitness gears up to enter Spain after a strong year-end.
BY Kath Hudson | 23 Feb 2024
As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a move into the Spanish market.
Eight leisure operators issued warnings over the use of biometric data
BY Kath Hudson | 23 Feb 2024
The ICO has ruled that eight leisure operators have been unlawfully processing the biometric data of their employees to be used for attendance checks and the resulting salary payments.
Xponential Fitness tells HCM it will vigorously defend itself as class action lawsuit is filed in California
BY Kath Hudson | 22 Feb 2024
Xponential Fitness has told HCM it will vigorously defend itself against claims made in a class action lawsuit being brought against the company for financial damages by shareholders.
Gymshark goes all-in on live consumer fitness experiences and launches new premium range called Everywear
BY Kath Hudson | 22 Feb 2024
“2024 is going to the be biggest year for Gymshark ever,” says CEO and founder, Ben Francis following the release of year-end results that were up by 15 per cent.
Muse headset teaches meditation and lulls users to sleep
BY Kath Hudson | 21 Feb 2024
More consumers are realising meditation is beneficial, but many give up because it’s difficult to master the mind. The Muse headset has been designed to tackle this pain point.
Les Mills refreshes its top team and gears up for new workout launches
BY Kath Hudson | 21 Feb 2024
Les Mills has been through a senior management refresh following the recent departure of CEO Clive Ormerod and Keith Burnet, who was CEO of global markets.
The magnificently-named Kai Troll is the new CEO of EuropeActive
BY Liz Terry | 20 Feb 2024
EuropeActive has appointed Kai Troll as its new CEO. He has a background in the trade association sector and a strong interest in sport and physical activity.
CIMSPA sets out its vision for professionalising the leisure workforce in new strategy
BY Kath Hudson | 20 Feb 2024
CIMSPA has published its 2024-2030 strategy, Releasing the Power of Our Profession, which sets out how the sector’s 600,000-strong workforce can be supported and professionally recognised.
As the strength training trend gathers pace, researchers highlight the benefits of keeping up the cardio
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of aerobic exercise, according to new research from Iowa State University.
New brand, Lunar Health Clubs, is aiming to deliver the UK's most prestigious wellness sanctuary
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
Newcomer to the market, Lunar Health Clubs, is gearing up to open its first high-end club this April, in Marlow UK.
New campaign challenges politicians to prove they're 'Fit for Office' by engaging in physical activity
BY Kath Hudson | 19 Feb 2024
In a soft power exercise, politicians in the UK have been invited to take part in a challenge which encourages them to be more active, while raising awareness of the benefits of physical activity.
Will the next generation of wearables be earrings and jewellery? University of Washington researchers think so
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Feb 2024
University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal earring that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature.
16% of a woman's life will be spent in poor health, due to growing healthspan gap, says Vitality Research Institute
BY Kath Hudson | 16 Feb 2024
While life expectancy has increased, the extra years are often not spent in good health. Vitality Research Institute says healthy lifestyle choices earlier in life are key for change.
Xponential offloads Stride, its running-based boutique concept to focus on higher-growth markets
BY Liz Terry | 15 Feb 2024
Xponential has passed ownership of Stride Fitness – the running brand it bought in January 2019 – to Shaun Grove, president of Rumble Boxing, with no payment changing hands.
Nike takes on Les Mills and Adidas with the launch of Nike Well Festival
BY Kath Hudson | 15 Feb 2024
Nike, is launching a one-day fitness, wellness and mindfulness festival in London next month, before taking the event around the world.
Insiders confirm US health club market softened in January but quickly stabilised
BY Kath Hudson | 14 Feb 2024
Industry insiders have confirmed to HCM that parts of the US health and fitness sector saw a softening of demand in early 2024, but that the market quickly righted and was back on- track by the end of January.
     
 


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