A number of national media outlets, including the Metro, BBC, and the Telegraph have reported the findings of a new study conducted by the University of Exeter and published in the BMJ, which claims to have found no benefit from exercise in treating depression.
The UK’s Fitness Industry Association has launched a new set of guidelines for members who would want to offer gym use and group exercise to children.
The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has opened an investigation into a number of companies that operate gym and fitness club chains or who provide management services to gyms
David Stalker has been officially appointed the new chief executive officer of the Fitness Industry Association (FIA).
Last year’s event was a massive success, attracting 1000 participants and raising £100k in support of Help for Heroes.
The UK is one of the unhealthiest nations in Europe and scored particularly badly on obesity, being the fattest nation of all.
The UK Health and Fitness Industry bucked the national trend and continued to grow for at least the 10th consecutive year.
Sports clubs are enjoying higher levels of membership despite the recession, according to a national survey that suggests the London Olympics are encouraging greater participation.