Body weight training supplier TRX has announced the appointment of Alan Holl – previously head of fitness at Virgin Active UK – to operate as senior director of Europe, Middle East, Africa and India.
Holl has held senior fitness roles with both Fitness First and .... More>>
Sales of sports and energy drinks are expected to pass the £1.5bn mark in the UK in 2014 – but the majority are drunk at home rather than the gym, according to research house Mintel.
And while the .... More>>
Plans for the Rushden Lakes eco-considerate hospitality, attraction and retail centre in Northamptonshire have moved forward after landscape architects were appointed for the project, meaning more detailed design work .... More>>
Sports participants, particularly rugby players, have been warned that poor dressing room hygiene and excessive sharing of toiletries could lead to serious skin infections spreading through their .... More>>
A visitor attraction in Northern Ireland – constructed in 1902 and once the country’s most popular tourist attraction, drawing even more visitors than the Giant’s Causeway – is looking for a .... More>>
Online gym pass provider PayasUgym has continued its busy start to September by adding Everyone Active clubs to its growing network – which comprises more than a third of the UK’s 6,000 gyms. The .... More>>
Everton Football Club can move forward with plans to build a new stadium in Liverpool park, according to the city’s council which described the project as a “catalyst” to spark regeneration in the .... More>>
Plans by Foster + Partners for a modern boathouse and visitor centre in Twickenham, UK’s, Orleans Park to house the Queen’s Royal Row Barge have been shelved by Richmond Council, following fierce .... More>>
Coca-Cola is the most active sponsor of theme and water parks worldwide, with the soft-drink giant sponsoring more than six out of every 10 parks, according to new research. 62 per cent of theme parks and water parks .... More>>
Borrowing and visitor numbers to the UK's new £189m (US$307m, €237m) Library of Birmingham – designed as both a library and a visitor attraction – by Mecanoo Architects, have doubled in comparison to its predecessor, the .... More>>
Global group fitness brand Les Mills will support National Fitness Day on 26 September with mass participation exercise events engaging hundreds of people in London (Covent Garden), Birmingham .... More>>
VisitBritain has welcomed chancellor George Osborne’s plan to refund the cost of up to 25,000 visas for Chinese tourists, describing it as the ‘perfect catalyst’ for a boom in visitors from the Middle Kingdom.
The scheme is expected to generate between £8-15m, and between 150 and 300 new jobs for the tourism industry, with tour operators .... More>>
Tennis star Andy Murray’s Chez Roux restaurant at his Cromlix House hotel has suffered a setback after being told that improvements are required before it can be approved by the Food Standards Agency .... More>>
Leisure operator Places for People is to harness the ubiquitous popularity of Peppa Pig in a bid to banish inactivity among children under five.
Entertainment One – creator of the all-conquering IP – has teamed up with activity programme design startup Tumuv to produce the new Move with Peppa programme, which will roll .... More>>
Vasper, a hi-tech training system based on cooling and compression, has been designed to deliver the benefits of anaerobic exercise without the high intensity effort. With organisations including Google and NASA among its admirers, the product has been earmarked as a .... More>>
Merlin Entertainments has announced a new commercial partnership with Coca-Cola, which will see the beverage giant become the new sponsor of the London Eye from January 2015. The deal includes .... More>>
The MIT Media Lab, an interdisciplinary research facility, has launched a wellness initiative designed to spark innovation in the area of health and wellbeing, while promoting healthier workplace and .... More>>
Coaching company Parkour Generations (PG) is hoping to give a leg-up to the increasingly popular parkour training discipline by launching its new MOV’ concept, a group exercise fitness programme .... More>>
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