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in this issue

• Leeds: first to lower childhood obesity
• PayAsUGym rebrands as Hussle
• Construction set to begin on Scottish tapestry attraction


Property & tenders
TO LET: Marine Lake & Unit 7 Marine Point, Marine Promenade
Location: New Brighton, Wirral, Merseyside Company: Wirral Borough Council
Major Instruction Opportunity
Location: Various Sites Company: Porters Commercial
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News headlines
Report: UK fitness sector worth £5bn, penetration rate hits 15 per cent  
Report: UK fitness sector worth £5bn, penetration rate hits 15 per cent

By Tom Walker

The UK health and fitness industry is healthier than it has ever been, according to The 2019 State of the UK Fitness Industry Report. Published today by The Leisure Database Company (LeisureDB), the report shows that the value of the market now exceeds £5bn for the first time. It also shows that the .... more>>
Wellness Week 2019 launches at the Technogym Forum  
Wellness Week 2019 launches at the Technogym Forum

By Liz Terry

Wellness Week 2019 has kicked off in Romagna, Italy. The event will run from 17 to 26 May. Wellness Week was founded by Technogym as part of its Wellness Valley initiative. During the week, 300 events will take place in fitness, sport, arts and culture, food and wine and health. The strapline for the event is .... more>>

Boutique operator Flywheel to expand its at-home fitness operations with Amazon deal  
By Tom Walker

Boutique cycle studio operator Flywheel has teamed up with Amazon.com to make its Flywheel Home Bike available to customers. Flywheel was launched in 2010 and offers indoor cycling-based .... more>>
Equinox to introduce workspaces across its club portfolio  
By Tom Walker

Premium fitness operator Equinox will begin offering furnished office spaces adjacent to its high-end health clubs. The company has signed a partnership with premium flexible workspace .... more>>
Research: physically active students enjoy better mental health  
By Tom Walker

Physical activity could be a major tool in battling rising levels of loneliness among young people. A study of college students found that physically active students were 21 per cent less .... more>>
Jenny Patrickson: mental health qualification gaining interest  
By Tom Walker

A new qualification focusing on mental health – one of the first of its kind for the physical activity and fitness industry – is creating interest across the sector. Officially recognised .... more>>
Newly rebranded Hussle partners with mobile provider Three  
By Tom Walker

Fitness marketplace Hussle has revealed its first major deal since it changed its name and brand identity from PayAsUGym earlier this month. Hussle has signed a partnership deal with .... more>>
Glofox raises US$10m to fund US expansion  
By Tom Walker

Fitness software startup Glofox has secured a US$10m worth of Series A funding. Led by Octopus Ventures – and supported by Partech, Notion Capital and Tribal VC – the funding round will be .... more>>
Unhealthy lifestyles: premature heart deaths rise for first time in 50 years  
By Tom Walker

The number of people dying prematurely from heart attacks and strokes in the UK has risen for the first time in 50 years. Research by British Heart Foundation (BHF) shows that 42,384 .... more>>
Depression linked to obesity due to dietary fats entering the brain  
By Tom Walker

Researchers have linked the consumption of diets high in saturated fats – which lead to obesity – with the development of depression phenotypes. A study led by the University of Glasgow, .... more>>
White paper: more needs to be done to promote group exercise  
By Tom Walker

Group exercise is being presented as a solution to two of society's growing problems – inactivity and loneliness. A white paper published this week by EMD UK – the national governing .... more>>
Cardiff doctors become first to prescribe free bike hire to patients  
By Tom Walker

Bicycles will be prescribed on the NHS for the first time as part of a pilot campaign to tackle obesity. GPs in Cardiff will be able to prescribe free bike hire subscriptions for overweight .... more>>
Elevate Innovation Awards winners revealed  
By Tom Walker

The Moving Medicine initiative and Wattbike were among the winners of this year's Elevate Innovation Awards. Held in conjunction with the Elevate Arena event, the awards saw seven winners .... more>>
Arrowstreet design adventure gym with first-of-its-kind recovery centre  
By Andrew Manns

American interior design practice Arrowstreet have created BKBX, a 771 sq m "adventure lifestyle ecosystem" in Boston, US. Geared towards athletes who regularly embark on high-intensity .... more>>
Tim Hollingsworth: thinking differently the key to getting all parts of society active  
By Tom Walker

Sport England CEO Tim Hollingsworth has called for the sport and physical activity sector to rethink the way it addresses the challenge to get people from all backgrounds more physically .... more>>

Features
Gareth Kirk

Interview:
Gareth Kirk


Leisure trust GLL and Belfast City Council will invest £105m over the next decade. We talk to the chair about the impact of the social enterprise model
Jon Canarick

Interview:
Jon Canarick


Private equity firm North Castle Partners has made possible the Barry’s Bootcamp expansion and Curves’ success in Asia. We talk to the firm’s fitness lead, Jon Canarick
Mental health first aid

Talking point:
Mental health first aid


With one in six people expected to suffer from some form of mental health issue each year, should our industry be training staff as mental first aiders?
Legend Club Management Systems

Promotional feature:
Legend Club Management Systems


Legend announces the industry’s first open leisure management platform for all 2,000 of its clients


HCM Directory:

HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry 
Product innovations

fitness-kit.net:
Product innovations


Check out these innovative new products from Anytime Fitness, Shapewatch, Monkey Mill and Tecnobody
Wattbike

Promotional feature:
Wattbike


Two new Wattbikes, the Atom X and Icon, offer complete indoor cycling solutions that create immersive experiences for the rider


Events calendar:

We round up the most exciting upcoming industry events from across the globe, including EuropeActive B2B Congress & Personal Trainer Day and FIBO China
Product news
Pulse Fitness combines cardio and strength training with new CrossClimb

Pulse Fitness combines cardio and strength training with new CrossClimb

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Billed as 'the first ever cross-trainer and incline stepper hybrid' Pulse's CrossClimb combines cardio and strength training.
 
Matrix unveils Glute Trainer

Matrix unveils Glute Trainer

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

At this year's FIBO fitness equipment giant Matrix debuted a host of new products and innovations, including the Glute Trainer.
 
Physical Company unveils rebrand at Elevate

Physical Company unveils rebrand at Elevate

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Physical Company, a UK-based fitness equipment supplier, has announced a total rebrand to commemorate its thirtieth anniversary.
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Ridgeway Furniture Manufacturing Limited

Our commitment is to manufacture and install all products directly to clients, fully meeting and beating their expectations.

For 30 years Ridgeway has been manufacturing lockers and ancillary changing room furniture including vanity units, changing cubicles and treatment room furniture for golf, leisure club and spa clients.
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TRX MAPS offers complete body movement assessment solution

TRX MAPS, powered by PHYSMODO, performs a complete body movement assessment in less than 30 seconds to provide a person with personalised exercises.
  TRX MAPS offers complete body movement assessment solution
Hutchison to launch The Studio at ELEVATE

Hutchison Technologies have been creating outstanding experiences for their customers in the health and fitness industry for over 25 years.
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