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Gyms & Fitness Centres in the UK: Market Research Report

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Gyms & Fitness Centres Market Research Report | SIC R93.130 | Nov 2016

Slimming down: Revenue growth slows as more consumers opt for budget gyms

The Gyms & Fitness Centres market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
Bannatyne Fitness Ltd Bannatyne Fitness Ltd market share
Dave Whelan Sports Ltd Dave Whelan Sports Ltd market share
David Lloyd Leisure Ltd David Lloyd Leisure Ltd market share
Pure Gym Ltd Pure Gym Ltd market share
Virgin Active Ltd Virgin Active Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Gyms and Fitness Centres industry covers the operation of gyms and health and fitness clubs, which include personal training services offered through a gym but not the activities of independent personal trainers. Gyms generally offer their services on a membership basis and require customers to sign a contract. Gyms can be broadly classified as low-market, mid-market and high-market based on the price of their memberships and the facilities they offer. Despite the presence of several large players in the industry, there are still many small independent gyms operating across the United Kingdom. However, mergers and acquisitions between operators have occurred in recent years, indicating that the structure of the industry is changing... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

Inactivity is one of UK's greatest challenges, causing 37,000 deaths per year, according to Ukactive's latest report, Blueprint for an Active Britain published in 2015. The government has already recognised this issue and guidelines issued by the Chief Medical Officers (CMOs) of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland in 2011 emphasised the importance of physical activity for people of all ages through following a life course approach. The Gyms and Fitness Centres industry has been in a good position to capitalise on measures taken to tackle inactivity over the past five years. This is reflected in a strong increase in the number of businesses operating in the industry over the period. Employment also grew in line with enterprise growth. IBI.. purchase to read more


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What is the Gyms & Fitness Centres Industry?

Operators in this industry provide fitness facilities, specifically gyms and health clubs. These organisations typically provide services on a membership basis, and benefits include the use of exercise equipment and weights, personal training, group classes and other club facilities.

Industry Products
Weights and exercise machinesGroup fitness classesPersonal training
Industry Activities
Gym and health club operationProvision and running of fitness and bodybuilding clubs and facilities

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