Early bird
tickets
available now!
Get HCM digital magazine and ezines FREE
Sign up here ▸
Jobs   News   Features   Products   Magazine      Advertise  
NEWS

41 to 60 of 4051 news stories
Tara Dillon says sector's 'passionate workforce' can contribute to economic growth
BY Kath Hudson | 10 Jun 2024
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA has launched a manifesto for the next UK government.
WIT Fitness set for relaunch as co-founders buy back majority stake
BY Kath Hudson | 07 Jun 2024
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand to lead the business in partnership with Frasers Group.
WeMet snaps up Spanish Holmes Place clubs from Basic-Fit
BY Kath Hudson | 07 Jun 2024
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell the five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part of the RSG Group estate in March.
UK health club market hits record highs
BY Kath Hudson | 06 Jun 2024
The UK health and fitness is performing strongly, especially the private sector, with member numbers, market value and penetration reaching all-time highs.
David Lloyd ramps up openings in Spain
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Jun 2024
David Lloyd Leisure has opened the doors of Madrid health club, La Finca, which it acquired in September 2022.
David Stalker joins Alliance Leisure
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Jun 2024
Leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, has appointed industry veteran, David Stalker, as advisor to the board, as the company aims for £150 million turnover next year.
Gen Z women are more engaged with physical activity than previous generations, finds Ernst & Young research
BY Kath Hudson | 04 Jun 2024
According to new research from Ernst & Young, the gap between female and male engagement in sport and physical activity is narrowing, with Gen Z adult female engagement figures on the rise.
Life Time Group Holdings does US$40 million sale and leaseback deal to fund growth
BY Kath Hudson | 03 Jun 2024
High-end country club operator, Life Time Group Holdings, has closed a US$40 million sale and leaseback transaction.
Mark Tweedie envisions the sector becoming a national wellness service
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
In the latest edition of HCM magazine, Mark Tweedie talks about his hopes for the health and fitness sector becoming a national wellness service, partnering the NHS, within 20 years.
Active Czech Foundation celebrates first successful conference
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
The Active Czech Foundation hosted its first annual Active Czech Conference earlier this month, in Prague, conducted in both Czech and English.
Planet Fitness refinances and says it may buy back more shares
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
Planet Fitness has announced certain subsidiaries intend to complete a refinancing transaction, which will include the issuance of a new series of securitised debt under its existing securitised financing facility.
The US health and fitness industry is worth $22.4 billion a year to the economy
BY Kath Hudson | 29 May 2024
The US health and fitness industry is worth US$22.4 billion to the nation’s economy, according to research commissioned by the Health and Fitness Association (formerly IHRSA).
Fitness influencers have a negative impact on mental health
BY Kath Hudson | 28 May 2024
New research shows that following social media health influencers motivates young people to exercise more vigorously and eat more fruit and vegetables, but their mental health often suffers.
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.
     
FEATURED SUPPLIERS

Altrafit introduces custom functional fitness equipment at Third Space
Altrafit has taken further steps to cement its reputation as a provider of high-quality, affordable functional fitness equipment that is built to last with the development and introduction of a new functional fitness keg for luxury gym operator, Third Space. [more...]

THFI’s new online coaching course partners with FITR: launch your business confidently post-completion
In today's rapidly evolving fitness industry, where many online courses promise secret formulas for entrepreneurial success, the reality is that few provide the necessary knowledge to thrive in this fast-changing profession. [more...]
+ More featured suppliers  
COMPANY PROFILES
IndigoFitness

We Create Training Spaces! We've been designing and delivering high quality training spaces for alm [more...]
Physical

Physical is the UK’s go-to, one-stop shop for commercial grade fitness equipment and flooring, with [more...]
+ More profiles  
CATALOGUE GALLERY
 
+ More catalogues  

DIRECTORY
+ More directory  
DIARY

 

28-29 Jul 2024

Les Nouvelles Esthetiques Spa Conference 2024

Southern Sun Rosebank, Johannesburg, South Africa
03-05 Sep 2024

ASEAN Patio Pool Spa Expo

IMPACT Exhibition Center, Bangkok, Thailand
+ More diary  
 
ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
 
HCM
LEISURE OPPORTUNITIES
HEALTH CLUB HANDBOOK
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS
ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024
Get HCM digital magazine and ezines FREE
Sign up here ▸
Jobs    News   Products   Magazine
NEWS

41 to 60 of 4051 news stories
Tara Dillon says sector's 'passionate workforce' can contribute to economic growth
BY Kath Hudson | 10 Jun 2024
With just a few weeks until the General Election, CIMSPA has launched a manifesto for the next UK government.
WIT Fitness set for relaunch as co-founders buy back majority stake
BY Kath Hudson | 07 Jun 2024
Co-founders of specialist gym and fitness wear company, WIT Fitness, have returned to the brand to lead the business in partnership with Frasers Group.
WeMet snaps up Spanish Holmes Place clubs from Basic-Fit
BY Kath Hudson | 07 Jun 2024
Basic-Fit has signed an agreement to sell the five Holmes Place clubs it acquired as part of the RSG Group estate in March.
UK health club market hits record highs
BY Kath Hudson | 06 Jun 2024
The UK health and fitness is performing strongly, especially the private sector, with member numbers, market value and penetration reaching all-time highs.
David Lloyd ramps up openings in Spain
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Jun 2024
David Lloyd Leisure has opened the doors of Madrid health club, La Finca, which it acquired in September 2022.
David Stalker joins Alliance Leisure
BY Kath Hudson | 05 Jun 2024
Leisure development specialist, Alliance Leisure, has appointed industry veteran, David Stalker, as advisor to the board, as the company aims for £150 million turnover next year.
Gen Z women are more engaged with physical activity than previous generations, finds Ernst & Young research
BY Kath Hudson | 04 Jun 2024
According to new research from Ernst & Young, the gap between female and male engagement in sport and physical activity is narrowing, with Gen Z adult female engagement figures on the rise.
Life Time Group Holdings does US$40 million sale and leaseback deal to fund growth
BY Kath Hudson | 03 Jun 2024
High-end country club operator, Life Time Group Holdings, has closed a US$40 million sale and leaseback transaction.
Mark Tweedie envisions the sector becoming a national wellness service
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
In the latest edition of HCM magazine, Mark Tweedie talks about his hopes for the health and fitness sector becoming a national wellness service, partnering the NHS, within 20 years.
Active Czech Foundation celebrates first successful conference
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
The Active Czech Foundation hosted its first annual Active Czech Conference earlier this month, in Prague, conducted in both Czech and English.
Planet Fitness refinances and says it may buy back more shares
BY Kath Hudson | 30 May 2024
Planet Fitness has announced certain subsidiaries intend to complete a refinancing transaction, which will include the issuance of a new series of securitised debt under its existing securitised financing facility.
The US health and fitness industry is worth $22.4 billion a year to the economy
BY Kath Hudson | 29 May 2024
The US health and fitness industry is worth US$22.4 billion to the nation’s economy, according to research commissioned by the Health and Fitness Association (formerly IHRSA).
Fitness influencers have a negative impact on mental health
BY Kath Hudson | 28 May 2024
New research shows that following social media health influencers motivates young people to exercise more vigorously and eat more fruit and vegetables, but their mental health often suffers.
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.
     
 


ADVERTISE . CONTACT US

Leisure Media
Tel: +44 (0)1462 431385

©Cybertrek 2024

ABOUT LEISURE MEDIA
LEISURE MEDIA MAGAZINES
LEISURE MEDIA HANDBOOKS
LEISURE MEDIA WEBSITES
LEISURE MEDIA PRODUCT SEARCH
PRINT SUBSCRIPTIONS
FREE DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS