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in this issue

• CMO: any exercise is good for you
• Exercise on NHS could be 'miracle cure'
• Blair Drummond invests £1m in Sea Lion Enclosure


Property & tenders
Appointment of advisors to guide the Council in undertaking a leisure services options appraisal
Location: Lambeth Company: Lambeth Council
Expression of Interest for Moray’s Leisure and Libraries Service contract
Location: Company: Moray Council
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
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News headlines
Study: fitness boosts brainpower in adults  
Study: fitness boosts brainpower in adults

By Tom Walker

Physical fitness has been associated with better brain structure and brain functioning in adults. The findings of a study, led by Dr Jonathan Repple of the University Hospital Muenster in Germany, suggests that increasing fitness levels through exercise could result in improved cognitive ability – such as memory .... more>>
CMO guidelines: fitness sector must highlight importance of strength training  
CMO guidelines: fitness sector must highlight importance of strength training

By Tom Walker

The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength training, following the publication of the Chief Medical Officer's (CMO) guidelines for physical activity. That is the message from Dr James Steele, principal investigator at the ukactive Research Institute, who says .... more>>

Justin Musgrove appointed CEO of Leejam, Saudi Arabia's largest fitness company  
By Tom Walker

Saudi Arabia-based Leejam Sports Company has appointed former Bannatyne Group chief executive Justin Musgrove as its new CEO. Musgrove will take over the helm with immediate effect and will .... more>>
Health clubs 'losing millions by shunning disabled consumers'  
By Tom Walker

Disability organisation Purple has claimed that health club operators and gyms are losing "millions of pounds of revenue" every year by "turning their backs on disabled consumers". Purple .... more>>
Four Seasons and Harley Pasternak create fitness video series  
By Jane Kitchen

Four Seasons has teamed up with fitness expert and Four Seasons Global Fitness Advisor Harley Pasternak, have teamed up to create a comprehensive video series designed to give guests help .... more>>
Anytime Fitness parent Self Esteem Brands acquires The Bar Method – reveals worldwide franchise plans  
By Tom Walker

Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased The Bar Method – a low-impact fitness franchise with 123 studios across US and Canada – for an undisclosed sum. .... more>>
Vivafit ramps up Indian expansion plans – opens fifth studio in Gurgaon  
By Tom Walker

Female-only fitness franchise Vivafit has opened its fifth studio in India – a 110sq m location in the city of Gurgaon. The location – owned and operated by master franchisees Manisha .... more>>
Are gyms catering for disabled people?  
By Tom Walker

A study has claimed that "millions of disabled people" are not being catered for at UK gyms and health clubs. Issues highlighted in the latest Raising the Bar report include .... more>>
F45 signs deal to open franchised studios at Everyone Active centres  
By Tom Walker

Fitness Franchise F45 has signed a partnership deal with Everyone Active, which will see F45-branded studios open at publicly-owned leisure centres. Australia-based F45, which offers .... more>>
University study: never too late to get into fitness  
By Tom Walker

Older people who have never taken part in sustained exercise programmes have the same ability to build muscle mass as highly trained master athletes of a similar age. That is the headline .... more>>
EMD UK launches Classfinder to make 'finding exercise sessions as easy as ordering a pizza'  
By Tom Walker

A new directory of group fitness classes – claimed to be the largest of its kind – aims to make it easier for people to find suitable exercise sessions. Featuring more than 40,000 classes .... more>>
FitBit's new premium model looks to utilise data to provide 'more personalised service'  
By Tom Walker

Wearable tech giant FitBit has launched a premium service which will utilise users' own data in order to provide them with personalised wellness programmes. The paid subscription service .... more>>
New CMO guidelines: any exercise is good for you  
By Tom Walker

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has said that "even a few minutes of exercise is good for you" – hoping that the simple message will encourage people to get more active. The new CMO .... more>>
Personalised care on NHS could make physical activity a ‘miracle cure’  
By Tom Walker

Moves towards making NHS care more personalised could see physical activity become a "miracle cure". That is according to Paralympic legend and ukactive chair Tanni Grey-Thompson, who has .... more>>
Les Mills makes its early years programming available on single license to fight childhood inactivity  
By Tom Walker

Les Mills has made its Born to Move programming – which targets children as young as two – available in box set mode. The move means that operators who buy the programming gain access to .... more>>

Features
Are PTs underskilled?

Talking point:
Are PTs underskilled?


With special populations to look after and the market evolving at a pace, we ask the experts if PT training and qualifications are keeping up
Product Innovations

fitness-kit.net:
Product Innovations


Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Aerofit, PhysioNow, Eleiko and NOHrD
Legend Club Management Systems

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Legend Club Management Systems


Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
Technogym’s SKILLRUN

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Technogym’s SKILLRUN


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

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Myzone


We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
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
Sam Unadkat

HCM People:
Sam Unadkat


The CEO of WE11 has a business model based on a high-end co-working space for PTs and is aiming to disrupt the industry
Elodie Garamond

HCM People:
Elodie Garamond


The founder of Le Tigre has grown a yoga business which now offers 600 classes a week in Paris and retreats in Morocco
Product news
Pulse's new AirBike tests mental and physical strength

Pulse's new AirBike tests mental and physical strength

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Pulse Fitness is set to expand its portfolio of cardio equipment with the launch of its new AirBike.
 
New Vitapure BodyShake system sends 'positive environmental message'

New Vitapure BodyShake system sends 'positive environmental message'

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

The Vitapure Drinks Company, creator of the Vitastream system, has developed BodyShake, a new drinks machine that dispenses protein shakes.
 
Physical Company app enables operators to create 'inspiring' workouts for members

Physical Company app enables operators to create 'inspiring' workouts for members

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Physical Company has developed an app that will give users access to a library of educational videos that will enable trainers to create workouts.
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Dyaco grows UK business with new headquarters and key appointment

Following a year of strong growth, leading fitness equipment provider Dyaco has moved to a new UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, marking a significant milestone for the company.
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FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
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