Today’s key global wellness news articles from around the world, impacting the industry and influencing the business of wellness.
NEW YORK, March 21, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Stretch Zone, the company that brought practitioner-assisted stretching to the public and introduced a new vertical in the health and wellness industry, has officially opened its first studio in New York City.
ukactive raises concerns with Government as energy costs double for gyms, pools and leisure centres, threatening services and levelling up ambitions
ukactive has raised concerns with Government about the threat to the nation’s health and wellbeing as gyms, pools and leisure facilities report facing an energy bill hike of up to 150%. The energy crisis has hit the fitness and leisure sector at a time when facilities are still recovering from major losses incurred during forced closures and reduced footfall caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Gym Group has published its full-year results for 2021 and announced plans to open 28 new sites in 2022, including three gyms acquired this month from Fitness First in Haringey, Leytonstone and Romford, strengthening its clusters of properties in this part of the UK.
By Tom Walker 21 Mar 2022 Nuffield Health will use the power of sport to tackle the stark health inequalities across Greater Manchester. The healthcare charity has partnered with Access Sport for a ground-breaking project, which will combine resources and expertise in order to improve the lives of 15,000 disadvantaged local young people and their families over the next two years.
A gym owner who was issued with £77,000 in fines for refusing to shut his business during the second national coronavirus lockdown has been fined for flouting rules on opening hours when he was allowed to open.