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in this issue

• Fitness United set up to support sector
• MPs write to Rishi Sunak, asking for tourism support
• Government 'stepping up plans' for the return of sport


Property & tenders
Unique partnership opportunity to develop an outstanding health & wellness retreat
Location: Greywell, Hampshire Company: Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Opportunity to Operate Allestree Park Golf Course
Location: Company: Derby City Council
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
énergie Fitness to recapitalise ahead of gym reopenings  
énergie Fitness to recapitalise ahead of gym reopenings

By Liz Terry

HCM understands that the directors of énergie Fitness have brought in specialist company FRP Advisory (FRP) to look at options for recapitalising the business. One of the ways forward being considered is a sale, with a management buyout team having already signalled its intention to bid. This MBO team .... more>>
Study: aerobic exercise improves memory by boosting blood flow to the brain  
Study: aerobic exercise improves memory by boosting blood flow to the brain

By Tom Walker

Aerobic exercise boosts blood flow into two key regions of the brain associated with memory, which can result in improved cognition even in older populations. A study by the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center (UT Southwestern) documented changes in long-term memory and cerebral blood flow in 30 .... more>>

EHFF conference 2020 confirmed for 30 September  
By Liz Terry

HCM can report that Europe Active's annual thought-leader conference, the European Health and Fitness Forum (EHFF), will go ahead this year alongside the FIBO trade show in Cologne. .... more>>
Chris Rondeau: Planet Fitness new member sign-ups are matching 2019 levels  
By Tom Walker

The number of people signing up for memberships at Planet Fitness has been at 2019 levels during May, according to CEO Chris Rondeau. Speaking on CNBC, Rondeau delivered an optimistic .... more>>
Gyms in England could reopen in July  
By Liz Terry

Gyms in England could be open in July if lobbying by the fitness industry comes to fruition. The government had initially indicated that gyms would be unlikely to reopen before October, .... more>>
87 per cent of gym members in England likely to return after lockdown  
By Tom Walker

A survey by Savanta ComRes, in partnership with Sport England, has studied the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on attitudes and behaviours towards physical .... more>>
Gyms are reopening in the US – some running at reduced capacity  
By Tom Walker

Gyms and health clubs in the US have begun reopening their doors, with a number of states allowing fitness facilities to return to business. We look at who's opening where, under what .... more>>
Consultation kicks off to develop guidelines for delivering exercise online  
By Liz Terry

CIMSPA, has opened a consultation on the safe delivery of sport and physical activity online, to engage the industry in fine-tuning its new policy and supporting guidance in this area. The .... more>>
Gyms file lawsuit over indefinite closure  
By Tom Walker

Independent gym owners in Ohio have filed a lawsuit against state officials, challenging the decision to keep fitness facilities closed. A group of 35 gym owners are claiming that the .... more>>
Oyo Fitness becomes most-funded fitness product ever on Kickstarter. Targets home and gym markets  
By Tom Walker

OYO Fitness is looking to benefit from the rapid growth in people looking for at-home fitness solutions with a piece of kit marketed as a fully portable personal gym, but with its sights .... more>>
David Lloyd starts reopening clubs for tennis  
By Liz Terry

Glenn Earlam, CEO of David Lloyd Leisure (DLL), says the operator is reopening 26 of its UK clubs this weekend for tennis (16/17 May), following the government's announcement that courts can .... more>>
BMF with Bear Grylls to host BeActive Hour across Europe  
By Tom Walker

BMF with Bear Grylls will look to active people across the continent with #BeActive Hour, a European-wide initiative set for 30 May. In partnership with ukactive and EuropeActive, the .... more>>
CREP publishes 'return to work' guidance for exercise professionals  
By Tom Walker

A new safety guide, aimed at exercise professionals returning to work at fitness facilities after COVID-19 shutdowns, has been published by the US-based Coalition for the Registration of .... more>>
Technogym pivots 'Let's Move for a Better World' campaign to digital  
By Liz Terry

Technogym has announced its Let’s Move for a Better World Day will take place this Saturday 16 May, urging operators to spread positive energy in this difficult time. The global virtual .... more>>
Exclusive: Xercise4Less tells HCM it's up for sale  
By Tom Walker

Budget fitness chain, Xercise4Less, is being sold off by its investors, directors and shareholders, which include the BGF investment fund and Proventus Capital Partners, HCM can .... more>>

Features


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Premier Global NASM has restructured its education offering to create new career pathways to help personal trainers and individuals entering the sector navigate their way to career success.
Pivot to digital

Coronavirus:
Pivot to digital


A look at some of the impressive digital offerings clubs have created in lightning fast time, to keep members active at home
Dr Jonathan Leary

HCM People:
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The founder of Remedy Place on setting up the world’s first ‘social wellness club’
Professor Zhen Yan

HCM People:
Professor Zhen Yan


The researcher’s findings suggest exercise may help people survive COVID-19
The Harringtons

Interview:
The Harringtons


Mark Harrington Snr and Jnr tell us about the strategy they put in place to get Healthworks through the pandemic
In this together

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In this together


How can clubs generate income during the closures? We ask the experts


Product innovation:

Lauren Heath-Jones reveals the newest product launches from Precor, GymAware, Freemotion and React
Product news
EGYM launches digital functionality to help gyms adjust to a post lockdown world

EGYM launches digital functionality to help gyms adjust to a post lockdown world

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

As Governments turn attention to a lockdown exit strategy, the world is bracing itself for a ‘new norm’ where social distancing and heightened hygiene requirements become a part of daily life.
 
fibodo launches Fit 4 the Fight initiative to keep people active in the wake of the coronavirus

fibodo launches Fit 4 the Fight initiative to keep people active in the wake of the coronavirus

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

fibodo, a booking management platform for the fitness industry, has launched Fit 4 the Fight, a new initiative encouraging members of the public to keep active, as well as keep personal trainers and fitness operators working in the wake of the coronavirus.
 
Crown collaborates on £2m luxury spa at Torbay’s Lincombe Hall hotel

Crown collaborates on £2m luxury spa at Torbay’s Lincombe Hall hotel

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Boutique AA 4-star destination Lincombe Hall Hotel, Torquay, has expanded its leisure provision by unveiling a £2m designated luxury spa.
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Matrix Fitness

Matrix strives to offer equipment that will captivate your members, is easy to maintain and delivers the best return on investment.

At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out and sets new industry standards.
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