Media releases

FIA launches autumn education drive

05 October 2012

The FIA, the trade body for the health and fitness sector, is offering members a series of opportunities to expand their knowledge and expertise on key issues related to the sector, launching in autumn 2012.

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FIA strengthens senior team ahead of rebrand

04 October 2012

David Stalker CEO of the FIA is pleased to announce the appointment of John Tucker and Geraldine Tuck to the senior team.

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Fitness Industry Mixed Netball Tournament raises over £500 for Disability Sports Events

03 October 2012

Action PR organised a mixed netball tournament at the Everyone Active Watford Leisure Centre Woodside on National Fitness Day to raise money for Disability Sports Events, Everyone Active's chosen charity for this year.

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FIA responds to Telegraph article 28th September

28 September 2012

The Telegraph today reported on a BMJ study into the role of exercise interventions in preventing childhood obesity, under the headline 'Forcing children to exercise more does not make them thinner: researchers'.

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FIA announce rebrand agency

27 September 2012

Following a competitive bidding process, Mr B & Friends, a Bath based branding agency, has been selected as the agency to develop the new FIA brand which will be launched at the FIA Summit on 22 November 2012.

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Reduce stress and improve health with meditation for your members

14 September 2012

To support National Stress Awareness Day (NSAD) 2012 on 7th November, the FIA in partnership with Vanguard member, The Meditation Foundation, are offering one hour taster sessions to introduce the easily learnt benefits of meditation and mindfulness.

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FIA announces The Summit line-up: Together achieving more

14 September 2012

The FIA has announced the first confirmed speakers for the Summit, which will take place on 22nd November at London's Congress Centre.

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FIA responds to research into role of exercise in obesity

26 July 2012

A new study published today in the PLoS ONE journal claims to contradict the idea that exercise is more important than diet in the fight against obesity.

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FIA responds to new research into risks of physical inactivity

18 July 2012

Research published in the Lancet today has stated that Britain is the third most inactive country in Europe, with 63% of adults not meeting minimum levels of physical activity.

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FIA responds to Lords Select Committee report on Olympic health legacy

18 July 2012

The House of Lords science and technology select committee has today published its report on sports and exercise science and medicine, which recommends more widespread use of exercise-based treatments for disease, and expresses disappointment in the lack of joined-up thinking in government on delivering an Olympic health legacy.

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