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Location: Tidworth, UK
Company: Wiltshire Council
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Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
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Company: The Gym Group
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Company: The Gym Group
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Company: The Gym Group
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Location: East Riding of Yorkshire, England, UK
Company: The Gym Group
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Location: Acton, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Duty Manager
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Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer
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in this issue

• CMO report: 10 points to end obesity
• BMF plans to diversify and 'go global'
• UK museum infrastructure is 'crumbling'


Property & tenders
Huddersfield Leisure Centre – Climbing Wall Operation
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
TO LET: ESTABLISHED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CENTRE
Location: Company: Savills
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age  
Regular exercise 'highly beneficial' for heart patients, regardless of age

By Tom Walker

Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age. A study published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology investigated the effects of an exercise‐based cardiac rehabilitation programme on a range of physical and psychological parameters in young, old, .... more>>
LXA's compact boxing gym opens up for al fresco training  
LXA's compact boxing gym opens up for al fresco training

By Stu Robarts

London-based project management outfit LXA has designed a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) boxing gym close to London Bridge that can be opened up to create an open air training experience. The Secret Boxing Gym is located in a former ground floor office space that had full-height glazing on two sides. By replacing the .... more>>

Number of active adults hits a record high  
By Tom Walker

The number of UK adults classed as physically active has increased by 1 million in the past four years. Latest figures from Sport England's Active Lives study, published today (17 .... more>>
Aussie fitness chain Viva continues acquisition programme – picks up Healthworks  
By Tom Walker

Australian health club operator Viva Leisure has acquired eight Healthworks Fitness Centres in the state of Queensland. Healthworks offers full-service clubs with group exercise classes, .... more>>
The Foundry plans to expand its inclusive boutique fitness concept outside of London  
By Tom Walker

Boutique fitness operator The Foundry, which offers free and subsidised classes for those on state benefits, is preparing to expand its presence beyond its current base in London. .... more>>
Colliers: health and fitness sector presenting 'great opportunities' for real estate developers  
By Tom Walker

Real estate developers are increasingly looking to tap into the "great opportunities" being offered by the growth of the UK’s health and fitness sector. According to Ross Kirton, head of .... more>>
CMO report: 10 recommendations to end childhood obesity  
By Tom Walker

The outgoing chief medical officer, professor Dame Sally Davies, has called for urgent action across the industry – and the public sector – to help the government reach its target of halving .... more>>
UK's first 'mental health club' prepares for launch in Manchester  
By Tom Walker

A health and wellbeing club which combines exercise and physical activity classes with mental and emotional health sessions is marketing itself as the "UK's first mental health club". The .... more>>
Gym Group founder John Treharne joins Frame as brand prepares to go nationwide  
By Tom Walker

John Treharne, founder of The Gym Group, has been appointed chair of boutique fitness brand Frame. Frame was launched by entrepreneurs Pip Black and Joan Murphy in 2009 with a central .... more>>
BMF plans to diversify and 'go global' through franchising  
By Tom Walker

Be Military Fit (BMF) is planning to diversify its offer – and then expand globally through franchising – according to managing director Tommy Matthews. Speaking to HCM magazine, .... more>>
Smart fitness club operator Armah signs deal with Life Fitness to equip 50 clubs in Saudi Arabia  
By Tom Walker

The company behind a health club concept designed to "transform Saudi Arabia's fitness sector" has signed a US$20m equipment deal with Life Fitness. Armah Sports Company has signed a .... more>>
EMD UK appoints Marcus Kingwell as CEO  
By Tom Walker

EMD UK, the national governing body for group exercise, has appointed Marcus Kingwell, the current managing director of AoC Sport, as its CEO. Kingwell has steered AoC Sport – the lead .... more>>
Could exercise slow down the negative effects Alzheimer's has on the brain?  
By Tom Walker

Regular weekly exercise sessions could delay brain deterioration in people at high risk for Alzheimer's disease. Research by The University of Texas Southwestern shows that people who .... more>>
Fitbit adds heart health monitor to its smartwatch – allows users to detect signs of irregularities  
By Tom Walker

Wearable tech giant Fitbit is partnering with FibriCheck, a health screening and monitoring app, to allow users to monitor their heart rhythm for irregularities. The subscription service .... more>>
Jessica Ennis-Hill to speak at ukactive Summit  
By Tom Walker

Olympic champion Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill will add a bit of stardust to this year's ukactive Summit. Ennis-Hill will attend the Summit and take part in conversation on stage, offering .... more>>

Features
Technogym’s SKILLRUN

Promotional feature:
Technogym’s SKILLRUN


Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
Technogym

Supplier showcase:
Technogym


Biocircuit attracts members


Events calendar:

Don’t miss these important industry events, taking place in September and October, including FIBO USA, SIBEC North America, and Club Industry Chicago
Jimmy T Martin & Johnny Adamic

Interview:
Jimmy T Martin & Johnny Adamic


The joint founders of cold workout gym, Brrrn, talk to HCM about trailblazing with a new workout model
Matrix

Promotional feature:
Matrix


Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
Spreading the love

Gen Z:
Spreading the love


Members of Gen Z have come of age and are now some of the most engaged consumers of fitness. Researchers, leisure-net, look at the numbers
Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

HCM People:
Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas


The creators of The Foundry offer free memberships to people on benefits. Find out how their philosophy drives them
Turf guide

Flooring:
Turf guide


The growth of functional zones in gyms has seen suppliers of turf launching new products for use with everything from prowlers to floor-based exercises. We look at the options on offer
Product news
ClassPass inspires with digital campaign

ClassPass inspires with digital campaign

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

ClassPass has launched an out-of-home (OOH) and digital campaign celebrating the stories of its instructors and studios.
 
Power Plate holds event to celebrate milestone anniversary

Power Plate holds event to celebrate milestone anniversary

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

To commemorate its 20 year anniversary Power Plate has held an event in London to educate attendees on the benefits of whole body vibration training.
 
 Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message

Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™

Merrithew caters to exercise enthusiasts, fitness professionals, studio and facility owners, athletes as well as health care professionals.

Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings worldwide.
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Featured Suppliers
Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?

What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
  Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’

Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
  Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’

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