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IHRSA charts "top excuses" to avoid exercise
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jan 2010
Health club operators across the UK have traditionally looked to benefit from increased membership numbers during January, thanks to people making getting fit one of their New year resolutions.
Body image worries a barrier to getting fit
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jan 2010
Concerns over body image is among the most common reasons preventing people from joining health clubs.
Trainers told to change with the times
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jan 2010
Fitness professionals and health club operators risk failure if they grow complacent amid an ever-hanging social landscape.
DLL to launch sports rehabilitation centre
BY Tom Walker | 08 Jan 2010
Fitness operator David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is to create a sports medicine and rehabilitation centre at its flagship Raynes Park health club in south London.
Nuffield Health launches Health MOTs
BY Tom Walker | 07 Jan 2010
Healthcare charity and management company Nuffield Health is to introduce health assessment programmes at a number of its sports centres, which it operates on behalf of local authorities.
DC Leisure first operator to adopt HCS
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
Management company DC leisure has become the first operator to sign up to the new Health Commitment Statement (HCS).
US association launches martial arts division
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
The US-based National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) has launched a new martial arts division as part of a strategy to benefit from the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts (MMA).
Kids' fitness still declining
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
The fitness levels of British children declined dramatically during the last decade - and research shows that levels are still deteriorating.
Pure Gym prepares for Wolverhampton opening
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
Budget gym operator Pure Gym is preparing to open its fourth club in Wolverhampton.
Yoga helps with pregnancies
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Dec 2009
Women who practice yoga while pregnant are likely to have fewer complications, according to new research.
ACSM provides tips for New Year fitness resolutions
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Dec 2009
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released a set of tips to help fitness professionals make sure their gym members stay on track with their New Year's fitness resolutions.
Daily exercise cuts prostate cancer risk
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 09 Dec 2009
Daily exercise can help reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Physically active teens smarter than couch potatoes
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 08 Dec 2009
Fit young adults have a higher IQ and are more likely to go to university than those who aren’t physically active, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.
FitPro and Premier join forces for studio qualification
BY Tom Walker | 07 Dec 2009
Training provider Premier Training International has teamed up with FitPro, the world's largest association for fitness industry professionals, to launch a new qualification for studio training.
Excess exercise 'poses arthritis risk'
BY Pete Hayman | 30 Nov 2009
People aged between 45 and 55 years old who exercise heavily could be at risk from developing knee arthritis, according to new research from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), US.
First blind fitness instructor gets qualified
BY Tom Walker | 30 Nov 2009
James O'Driscoll has become the first blind person in England to become a qualified fitness instructor.
Fitness professionals ‘crucial’ to tackling obesity
BY Tom Walker | 30 Nov 2009
According to the world's largest membership organisation of fitness professionals, IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA), the worrying decline in fitness levels experienced around the world is 'not irreversible'.
Study into genetic link to obesity
BY Tom Walker | 27 Nov 2009
Concord Sports Centre in Sheffield is at the centre of a new study into the causes of obesity.
LA Fitness teams up with IQL
BY Tom Walker | 27 Nov 2009
The LA Fitness health club in Derby is to become an Institute of Qualified Lifeguards (IQL)-approved training centre.
Exercise being used to 'burn off' alcohol
BY Pete Hayman | 26 Nov 2009
More than 3.8 million adults across England use exercise to "make up" for excessive alcohol consumption, according to new research from the Department of Health (DH).
     
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3917 to 3936 of 3996 news stories
IHRSA charts "top excuses" to avoid exercise
BY Tom Walker | 13 Jan 2010
Health club operators across the UK have traditionally looked to benefit from increased membership numbers during January, thanks to people making getting fit one of their New year resolutions.
Body image worries a barrier to getting fit
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jan 2010
Concerns over body image is among the most common reasons preventing people from joining health clubs.
Trainers told to change with the times
BY Tom Walker | 11 Jan 2010
Fitness professionals and health club operators risk failure if they grow complacent amid an ever-hanging social landscape.
DLL to launch sports rehabilitation centre
BY Tom Walker | 08 Jan 2010
Fitness operator David Lloyd Leisure (DLL) is to create a sports medicine and rehabilitation centre at its flagship Raynes Park health club in south London.
Nuffield Health launches Health MOTs
BY Tom Walker | 07 Jan 2010
Healthcare charity and management company Nuffield Health is to introduce health assessment programmes at a number of its sports centres, which it operates on behalf of local authorities.
DC Leisure first operator to adopt HCS
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
Management company DC leisure has become the first operator to sign up to the new Health Commitment Statement (HCS).
US association launches martial arts division
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
The US-based National Exercise & Sports Trainers Association (NESTA) has launched a new martial arts division as part of a strategy to benefit from the increasing popularity of mixed martial arts (MMA).
Kids' fitness still declining
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
The fitness levels of British children declined dramatically during the last decade - and research shows that levels are still deteriorating.
Pure Gym prepares for Wolverhampton opening
BY Tom Walker | 04 Jan 2010
Budget gym operator Pure Gym is preparing to open its fourth club in Wolverhampton.
Yoga helps with pregnancies
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Dec 2009
Women who practice yoga while pregnant are likely to have fewer complications, according to new research.
ACSM provides tips for New Year fitness resolutions
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 14 Dec 2009
The American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) has released a set of tips to help fitness professionals make sure their gym members stay on track with their New Year's fitness resolutions.
Daily exercise cuts prostate cancer risk
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 09 Dec 2009
Daily exercise can help reduce the risk of developing prostate cancer, according to a new study.
Physically active teens smarter than couch potatoes
BY Luke Tuchscherer | 08 Dec 2009
Fit young adults have a higher IQ and are more likely to go to university than those who aren’t physically active, according to a new study from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden.
FitPro and Premier join forces for studio qualification
BY Tom Walker | 07 Dec 2009
Training provider Premier Training International has teamed up with FitPro, the world's largest association for fitness industry professionals, to launch a new qualification for studio training.
Excess exercise 'poses arthritis risk'
BY Pete Hayman | 30 Nov 2009
People aged between 45 and 55 years old who exercise heavily could be at risk from developing knee arthritis, according to new research from the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), US.
First blind fitness instructor gets qualified
BY Tom Walker | 30 Nov 2009
James O'Driscoll has become the first blind person in England to become a qualified fitness instructor.
Fitness professionals ‘crucial’ to tackling obesity
BY Tom Walker | 30 Nov 2009
According to the world's largest membership organisation of fitness professionals, IDEA Health & Fitness Association (IDEA), the worrying decline in fitness levels experienced around the world is 'not irreversible'.
Study into genetic link to obesity
BY Tom Walker | 27 Nov 2009
Concord Sports Centre in Sheffield is at the centre of a new study into the causes of obesity.
LA Fitness teams up with IQL
BY Tom Walker | 27 Nov 2009
The LA Fitness health club in Derby is to become an Institute of Qualified Lifeguards (IQL)-approved training centre.
Exercise being used to 'burn off' alcohol
BY Pete Hayman | 26 Nov 2009
More than 3.8 million adults across England use exercise to "make up" for excessive alcohol consumption, according to new research from the Department of Health (DH).
     
 


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