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Senior Duty Manager - Sports Centre
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in this issue

• Virgin gets right to wipe out rent arrears
• Fitness industry mourns passing of Jan Spaticchia
• STA offers mindfulness resources


Property & tenders
30 acres at Clays Lane, Debden Green, Loughton
Location: Loughton, IG10 Company: Knight Frank
Tender: retail units at The Engine Yard, Belvoir Castle
Location: Grantham, Leicestershire Company: Belvoir Castle
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News headlines
Planet Fitness gears up to enter Spain after a strong year-end  
Planet Fitness gears up to enter Spain after a strong year-end

By Kath Hudson

As Planet Fitness announces strong year-end results there are reports the company is planning a move into the Spanish market. CFO Tom Fitzgerald is also stepping down. The company's forecasts for 2024 show it expects to slightly underperform targets this year. With its low-cost model and non-intimidating .... more>>
Xponential Fitness tells HCM it will vigorously defend itself as class action lawsuit is filed in California  
Xponential Fitness tells HCM it will vigorously defend itself as class action lawsuit is filed in California

By Kath Hudson

Xponential Fitness has told HCM it will vigorously defend itself against claims made in a class action lawsuit being brought against the company for financial damages. The lawsuit – City of Taylor General Employees Retirement System v Xponential Fitness Inc – was filed on 9 February in the state of .... more>>

Gymshark goes all-in on live consumer fitness experiences and launches new premium range called Everywear  
By Kath Hudson

“2024 is going to the be biggest year for Gymshark ever,” says CEO and founder, Ben Francis following the release of year-end results that were up by 15 per cent. Francis said that despite .... more>>
Muse headset teaches meditation and lulls users to sleep  
By Kath Hudson

More consumers are realising meditation is beneficial, but many give up because it’s difficult to master the mind. The Muse headset has been designed to tackle this pain point. Via seven .... more>>
Les Mills refreshes its top team and gears up for new workout launches  
By Kath Hudson

Les Mills has been through a senior management refresh following the recent departure of CEO Clive Ormerod and Keith Burnet, who was CEO of global markets. Founder, Phillip Mills, has .... more>>
Raffles to open mountainside retreat in Neom’s Trojena project  
By Megan Whitby

Accor’s high-end brand Raffles Hotels & Resorts is set to land in northwestern Saudia Arabia in 2027 as part of Trojena, a brand new year-round adventure sports destination. Launching in .... more>>
Soul Padel to get seed investment status – takes on Ben Davies as non-exec  
By Liz Terry

Mark Hewlett, founder of padel tennis operator Soul Padel has told HCM the company is in the process of securing seed investment status, which will enable backers to get tax breaks on .... more>>
As the strength training trend gathers pace, researchers highlight the benefits of keeping up the cardio  
By Kath Hudson

While strength training gives valuable muscular gains it doesn’t give the heart health benefits of aerobic exercise, according to new research from Iowa State University. The .... more>>
Will the next generation of wearables be earrings and jewellery? University of Washington researchers think so  
By Kath Hudson

University of Washington researchers have created a wireless wearable in the form of a thermal earring that continuously monitors a user’s earlobe temperature. In a study of six users, the .... more>>
Nike takes on Les Mills and Adidas with the launch of Nike Well Festival  
By Kath Hudson

Nike, is launching a one-day fitness, wellness and mindfulness festival in London next month, before taking the event around the world. Scheduled to take place on 2 March, at the Woolwich .... more>>
Heartbreak for Swedish theme park, Liseberg, as fire breaks out  
By Kath Hudson

A fire has destroyed part of the new water world, Oceana, at Liseberg in Sweden, and a construction worker has been reported missing. According to Per Nyqvist, the rescue chief at the .... more>>
Global Wellness Summit predicts 2024’s top 10 wellness trends  
By Megan Whitby

The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has released its annual Future of Wellness report, forecasting what will make waves in the diverse world of wellness in the year ahead. .... more>>
Nordic operator, SATS, releases “best financial results ever”  
By Kath Hudson

Last year set a new standard for SATS with record-high revenues, less debt and more visits, showing the policy of cost discipline and focusing on existing clubs is paying off. In a .... more>>
Personally designed workouts create a placebo effect that yields better results  
By Kath Hudson

Believing your training programme has been personally optimised just for you creates a placebo effect that leads to better results. In a Norwegian pilot study, called The effects of .... more>>
Peninsula Hot Springs unveils AUS$11.7m sister site in Australian outback  
By Megan Whitby

Australia’s iconic bathing destination Peninsula Hot Springs in Victoria has announced the arrival of its brand new sister site in Cunnamulla, southwest Queensland. Designed as a remote .... more>>

Features
Here comes the future

Opinion:
Here comes the future


Members of HCM’s senior-level industry panel share their thoughts with Kath Hudson on the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead
Look to the East

Museums:
Look to the East


Everything you need to know about the V&A East project
Justin Wiggan

Spa People:
Justin Wiggan


On inventing haptic suits which translate plant and rock frequencies into vibrations which massage people
What visitors want

Research:
What visitors want


Visitors are reshaping the industry in surprising and unexpected ways, according to new research
Everything in its place

Gym floor:
Everything in its place


Delivering a powerful customer journey relies on having the right systems in place. Steph Eaves looks at the latest designs for gym floor management
The power of placebo

Research:
The power of placebo


Researchers in Norway have found that people who believe workouts are customised for them achieve better results
Josh Kirk

Museums:
Josh Kirk


As Copenhagen’s Home of Carlsberg relaunches after a five year revamp, the project design lead tells us how ground-breaking technology was used to bring the brand to life
Your Safe Place

Philanthropy:
Your Safe Place


We take a look at Golden Door’s work with domestic abuse charities
AI – friend or foe?

Technology:
AI – friend or foe?


How can attractions best exploit AI technologies? What are the dangers? What does the future hold? We get an expert opinion
Victor Brick

Life lessons:
Victor Brick


The industry entrepreneur reflects on the tough times and the resilience he’s gained from adversity
Global Wellness Summit 2023

Event report:
Global Wellness Summit 2023


International spa figures convened in Miami for the 15th Global Wellness Summit. Jane Kitchen reveals her top takeaways
Product news
Team GB chooses Absolute Performance for Olympic gym contract for third time

Team GB chooses Absolute Performance for Olympic gym contract for third time

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Cardiff-based gym design and installation company, Absolute Performance, has been awarded the contract to design, supply and install three gyms for Team GB for the 2024 games in Paris.
 
HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere

HYPERVSN holographic display launched at MSG Sphere

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

Technology company HPERVSN has created its largest ever holographic display for music and entertainment venue MSG Sphere Las Vegas.
 
Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience

Zero Latency launches free roam VR zombie experience

FROM LEISURE-KIT.NET

VR technology company Zero Latency has launched its immersive free-roam VR zombie game Outbreak.
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Alliance Leisure

Alliance Leisure Services was specifically established to respond to the changing development needs of the public sector, education and growing leisure trust market.

The company’s core business is the provision of facility development and support for local authorities, educational establishments and leisure trusts that want to improve or expand the leisure products and services they offer.
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