More than 140 exhibitors from 25 countries are expected to attend the Natural & Organic Products Asia trade show at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in China between 27 and 29 August. .... More>>
Think-tank Policy Exchange has suggested that the UK government pilots a scheme to allow GPs to refer patients to non-clinical sources of support, such as fitness classes held in local parks.
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Despite its long-held connotations with health and wellbeing, leafy suburban living could in fact be a contributing factor in obesity, diabetes and heart disease, according to two American academics. Assistant .... More>>
The Global Spa & Wellness Summit has extended its agenda to include its first ever sponsored Knowledge Workshops, taking place before the event officially kicks off. The workshops will be held on 9 September ahead of the .... More>>
Swedish furniture retailer IKEA is inviting 150 customers from its IKEA Family membership scheme to spend the night in-store to indulge in an array of spa treatments.
Dubbed the IKEA Retreat, this .... More>>
Nine out of every 10 employees who try a new fitness or wellness activity feel inspired to continue it on a consistent basis and try other healthy activities as a result, according to a survey .... More>>
Online spa bookings specialist spaseekers.com has added a new Pregnancy Spa Guide to its website to advise mothers-to-be on the kind of treatments that can provide targeted relief from common .... More>>
Botox injections, usually used in the fight against ageing, may help battle cancer, according to data from medical trials performed on mice – published in Science Translational Medicine.
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The co-founder of London-based group fitness studio chain Heartcore Fitness has revealed ambitious expansion plans as the business bids to cash in on a sector that is “about to explode.”
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Greater aerobic fitness could lead to more fibrous and compact white matter, a type of nerve tissue connected to learning and brain function, according to a new study published in the journal .... More>>
Figures from the latest Labour Force Survey show that the tourism industry is helping to drive the UK’s economic recovery through job creation.
The numbers produced by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) show that total employment across the UK increased by 820,000 over 2013 – of .... More>>
Oakwood Theme Park in Pembrokeshire, Wales, has revealed plans for a major £2m investment, installing a Legend of Sleepy Hollow area featuring a range of new attractions to replace the park’s Wild West zone.
Due to .... More>>
The National Gallery in London is allowing visitors to take photographs of its collection for the first time, after relenting in a losing battle against smartphones.
Until the end of July, the .... More>>
The eighth Global Spa and Wellness Summit (GSWS) is fast approaching – due to take place from 10-12 September at the Four Seasons Resort Marrakech, Morocco – bringing together the leaders and innovators of the spa industry to
help guide and shape the future of wellness in years to come.
Over .... More>>
A new attraction from Hong Kong’s OVA Studio can recreate the world’s oceans, using projected imagery on LED screens to bring the Bahamas, Maldives, Great Barrier Reef and more to the uniquely .... More>>
High-intensity interval training (HIIT) has been proven to be beneficial for clinically stable heart transplant recipients, with workouts helping to increase exercise capacity, maintain control of blood pressure and improve resting heart rates, according to a new study .... More>>
A new piece of wearable kit has been developed to stop people from overeating, with the Bite Counter looking to provide a remedy to the developed world’s obesity crisis.
The counter has been .... More>>
énergie Fitness is the new operator of Naas Health and Fitness, a 31,000sq ft (2,880sq m) health club in North Kildare, Ireland, which replaces Wilmslow as the largest club in the énergie estate.
Abbey Fitness and .... More>>
A new survey of fitness professionals has revealed that as many as 84 per cent of UK personal training graduates are able to find work within a month of the completion of their course.
The survey, .... More>>
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