Early bird
tickets
available now!
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
Leisure Opportunities
Job search
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
Bolton Arena
£Competitive + pension + benefits
Bolton, Greater Manchester
East Devon District Council
£41,418 - £48,474pa + local govt pension + benefits
Honiton, Devon
Everyone Active
Competitive rates of pay
South Oxhey Leisure Centre, Watford
star job
Fife Sports and Leisure Trust Ltd
£56,107.80 - £63,165.86pa + benefits
Dunfermline, Scotland
Heritage Great Britain
c£70,000 + benefits + relocation support
Snowdonia, North Wales

CycleBar prepares for first UK launch in London's Nine Elms

Job opportunities
Bolton Arena
£Competitive + pension + benefits
location: Bolton, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom
more jobs
The Xponential Fitness business models are designed to work outside the rarefied market of central London
– Oliver Chipp

Indoor cycling chain CycleBar will open its first site in London's Nine Elms in the coming weeks, signalling the brand's entry into the UK market.

CycleBar is one of a number of franchise-based fitness concepts owned by US company Xponential Fitness, which earlier this year revealed plans to take its portfolio of brands global through a master franchise strategy.

In the UK, Xponential has signed a master franchise deal with entrepreneur Oliver Chipp, who expects to open at least 30 CycleBar studios over the next five years.

"We’re really excited about the first UK studio," Chipp told Health Club Management.

"Nine Elms is one of the largest urban regeneration projects in Europe. It’s a superb location near the new US Embassy and Battersea power station, which Apple plans to use for its new UK HQ. We aim to launch late summer."

Chipp added that the launch will mark the beginning of an ambitious expansion push.

"Our plan is to grow," he said.

"The Xponential Fitness business models are designed to work outside the rarefied markets of Manhattan, LA and central London.

"We know there is demand for boutique fitness outside these areas. Xponential’s Club Pilates and CycleBar have proven this in the US. We aim to do the same across the UK."

As well as CycleBar, Xponential's portfolio of brands includes Club Pilates, indoor rowing business Row House and StretchLab, which offers personalised stretching services.

The group is led by a team of industry veterans who have experience of building fitness brands internationally.

CEO Anthony Geisler developed LA Boxing into a successful boxing, kickboxing and mixed martial arts fitness concept, before selling it on.

John Kersh – who helped grow Anytime Fitness into a global business – has also joined the team as chief international development officer.

"What we're creating at Xponential Fitness hasn't been done before and there's enormous consumer interest in boutique fitness across the globe that we intend to capitalise on," said Kersh.

Xponential is backed by financial partner TPG Growth, a growth equity platform of alternative asset firm TPG.

To read an interview with Oliver Chipp, click here for the July issue of Health Club Management.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
Indoor cycling chain CycleBar will open its first site in London's Nine Elms in the coming weeks, signalling the brand's entry into the UK market.
HAF,FIT,IND,PTS,PHR
THUMB28176_83692.jpg

More News

1 - 15 of 68,024
12 Jul 2024
Mindbody, has launched a specialist insurance programme for its customers which is being delivered through its platform. Organised in partnership with insurance platform, Authentic Insurance, ... More
12 Jul 2024
After introducing Xponential’s reformer Pilates concept, Club Pilates, to Germany last year, Matin Seibold's LifeFit Group reports that it's accelerating the rollout of the brand, ... More
11 Jul 2024
Rugby legend, Jonny Wilkinson has been announced as a keynote speakers for the HCM Summit on 24 October in London. In an upcoming interview with ... More
10 Jul 2024
As United Fitness Brands gears up to launch its fifth Reformcore location at Battersea Power Station this month, the multi-brand boutique operator has told HCM ... More
10 Jul 2024
The Gym Group has built on the positive momentum of 2023, with a strong half-year performance in the first half of 2024, showing an uplift ... More
10 Jul 2024
The way fat stores are metabolised during exercise is different in males and females, according to a US study, which shows the need for more ... More
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
Life Fitness (UK) Ltd
10 Jul 2024
The Woodland Spa, a premier UK day spa located in Burnley, Lancashire, is set to unveil the results of its £16 million (US$20.5 million, €18.9 ... More
09 Jul 2024
The UK's National Sector Partners Group (NSP) has called on the new government to pledge to make the UK the most physically active nation in ... More
09 Jul 2024
Boutique fitness software platform, Xplor Mariana Tek, has launched in-app gamification to help studios motivate more members to reach their fitness goals. The gamification suite ... More
08 Jul 2024
A UK-based technology has created a sensor-enabled performance running track with advanced sensors, paired with cameras, to generate real-time data through the athletes’ feet, such ... More
08 Jul 2024
Trade show and conference, Elevate, is expanding to India next year, with an event scheduled for Mumbai on the 27 and 28 February. Elevate is ... More
08 Jul 2024
Global wellbeing organisation Therme Group is on a mission to make wellness accessible to all and is expanding globally, bringing its social spas to the ... More
05 Jul 2024
Industry body CIMSPA, which represents workers across the physical activity sector, has created an online platform to support training and career development. The Training Academy ... More
05 Jul 2024
Nutrient vitamin IV therapy franchise, Prime IV Hydration & Wellness, is accelerating its expansion across the US, having recently launched its third location in Nashville's ... More
04 Jul 2024
Edinburgh Leisure is launching a six-week introduction to Nordic walking as part of its award-winning Ageing Well Project. Offered via external funding and donations, Ageing ... More
1 - 15 of 68,024
The Leisure Media Company Ltd
The Leisure Media Company Ltd