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Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Health Club Management magazine

HCM magazine is one of the world's leading magazines for senior professionals in the fitness and physical activity sector, covering the latest news, trends, research and analysis to help drive your business.

Its readers include the major operators, manufacturers, investors and suppliers in the Global health and fitness market, and the magazine is distributed at all the leading industry events throughout the year.

Published 11 times a year, in addition to the print version, HCM offers PDF and digital turning pages editions as well as the website, which is updated with news every day, and a weekly ezine.

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2018 issue 7
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness tourism
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. Letters: Write to reply
We must train PTs to support members with mental health issues, says The Training Room’s Greg Slade
14. People profile: Oliver Chipp
We talk to the new UK master franchisor for Xponential Fitness brand CycleBar
16. People profile: More Yoga
The founders tell us about their plan to become the UK’s dominant yoga chain
18. People profile: Jaimie Chin-Dickey
Developing a community at UN1T
20. News:
David Lloyd Leisure enters the German market, The Gym Group buys up easyGym, PureGym acquires Soho Gyms
30. Promotional feature: Premier Global NASM
Last year, Premier Global NASM trained 3,000 fitness professionals in the UK
32. Ask an experts: Bridging the gap
What can the industry do to close the health gap between rich and poor?
36. Interview: Stuart Broster
The Anytime Fitness CEO on plans to become the UK’s largest operator
42. Design: Soho House
The newly developed members club features a large, luxury gym
46. Promotional feature: énergie Fitness
énergie Fitness has opened new headquarters that puts employee wellness, productivity and the needs of franchisees centre-stage
48. Interview: Ralph Scholz
The MD of The Mirai explains the strategy behind McFIT’s 20,000sq m, free-to-use mega gym, which will include a trade show element and aim to attract both locals and ‘fitness tourists’
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
54. Research: Growth factor
A report on the industry has identified corporate wellness as offering growth opportunities for fitness operators
60. News report: Lake Nona
A ‘performance resort’ and spa is coming to a master-planned community in Florida. We take a look at the scheme
62. Profile: Tony de Leede
The entrepreneur explains the concept behind Club W, which is aimed at helping older woman ‘live longer by living well’
68. Pool fitness: Pool party
We take a look at the most exciting pool fitness classes on the market
74. Boutique trends: Boutique Boom
Boutique gym-goers are young, female and like working out on Tuesdays, according to ukactive’s report
78. ukactive: Active Lab finalists
Following the recent awards night, we take a look at the finalists and winner
83. Supplier showcase: Innovating fitness
Core Health & Fitness fits out Planet Fitness, the largest private gym in Wales
84. Tech: Smooth service
Health club management software providers’ predictions for the future
88. Tech: Smart and flexible
A look at payment solutions that maximise revenue and keep members happy
92. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
We round up the latest product launches from the health and fitness industry
98. Events calendar:
Check out these upcoming events
1 - 40 of 117
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Features
Strength training
You may be able to help your members and customers avoid or reverse osteoporosis by encouraging weight bearing activities, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Member payments
It’s essential for clubs that the payment process is as easy to use as possible. HCM caught up with some of the leading member payment services to find out how they’re helping clubs
Features
ukactive
Following the ActiveLab Live! finale at the recent Active Uprising conference, we take a look at startups that are using technology to help people become healthier and more active
Features
Asia
Over 300 fitness executives gathered in Singapore recently for the World Fit Summit. HCM’s Steph Eaves attended to chat with CEO and founder Ross Campbell and find out more about the industry in Asia
Features
Retention
Are you optimising HIIT for your members, or are they put off by the pain? Abigail Harris looks at research into ways to better support members towards a positive outcome
Features
Retention
There’s no one thing that will fix your member retention, but clarity of mission, a strong culture and an eye for data will drive significant change. Kate Cracknell reports from this year’s Retention Convention
Features
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Statistics
The fitness market in Europe is entering a new phase of growth according to the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2019 by EuropeActive and Deloitte. HCM reports
Features
Active ageing
The older people get, the more likely they are to have a long term health condition. But getting ill is not an inevitable consequence of getting older, so targeting the over 50s market could bring about multiple wins. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Innovation
Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
People
HCM people

Ben Keenan

SUF Cycling: commercial director
This isn’t a spin around the park: SUF Cycling requires participants to dig deep, which can push some people not used to HIIT out of their comfort zone
People
HCM people

Pitbull and Tony Robbins

Founders and advisers, Grit Bxng
Parents often tell their children to become doctors or lawyers, but now they’ll encourage their children to become fitness pros. At $1,000 an hour, they’ll make more than the best Wall Street lawyers. Trainers are the new superstars
People
HCM people

Lisa Smosarski

Editor in chief – Stylist magazine
We watch trends closely at Stylist and we’ve seen a real growth in women strength training as a way of reclaiming a traditionally male sp
Promotional Feature
Promotional feature
Technology is shaping the way we do fitness. Personal trainers seek the latest innovations to elevate their business services. Electro-muscle stimulation (EMS) takes fitness technology to a whole new level, using the best of technology to ensure faster results compared to any other workout
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: New London PT facility partners with Eleiko
WE11, a luxury co-working studio for wellness professionals, is a stunning facility with a fully equipped gym, treatment rooms, changing rooms and The WE11 Lounge.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Netpulse
Founded in 2001, Netpulse is the world’s number one provider of branded mobile apps for ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 7
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness tourism
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. Letters: Write to reply
We must train PTs to support members with mental health issues, says The Training Room’s Greg Slade
14. People profile: Oliver Chipp
We talk to the new UK master franchisor for Xponential Fitness brand CycleBar
16. People profile: More Yoga
The founders tell us about their plan to become the UK’s dominant yoga chain
18. People profile: Jaimie Chin-Dickey
Developing a community at UN1T
20. News:
David Lloyd Leisure enters the German market, The Gym Group buys up easyGym, PureGym acquires Soho Gyms
30. Promotional feature: Premier Global NASM
Last year, Premier Global NASM trained 3,000 fitness professionals in the UK
32. Ask an experts: Bridging the gap
What can the industry do to close the health gap between rich and poor?
36. Interview: Stuart Broster
The Anytime Fitness CEO on plans to become the UK’s largest operator
42. Design: Soho House
The newly developed members club features a large, luxury gym
46. Promotional feature: énergie Fitness
énergie Fitness has opened new headquarters that puts employee wellness, productivity and the needs of franchisees centre-stage
48. Interview: Ralph Scholz
The MD of The Mirai explains the strategy behind McFIT’s 20,000sq m, free-to-use mega gym, which will include a trade show element and aim to attract both locals and ‘fitness tourists’
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
54. Research: Growth factor
A report on the industry has identified corporate wellness as offering growth opportunities for fitness operators
60. News report: Lake Nona
A ‘performance resort’ and spa is coming to a master-planned community in Florida. We take a look at the scheme
62. Profile: Tony de Leede
The entrepreneur explains the concept behind Club W, which is aimed at helping older woman ‘live longer by living well’
68. Pool fitness: Pool party
We take a look at the most exciting pool fitness classes on the market
74. Boutique trends: Boutique Boom
Boutique gym-goers are young, female and like working out on Tuesdays, according to ukactive’s report
78. ukactive: Active Lab finalists
Following the recent awards night, we take a look at the finalists and winner
83. Supplier showcase: Innovating fitness
Core Health & Fitness fits out Planet Fitness, the largest private gym in Wales
84. Tech: Smooth service
Health club management software providers’ predictions for the future
88. Tech: Smart and flexible
A look at payment solutions that maximise revenue and keep members happy
92. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
We round up the latest product launches from the health and fitness industry
98. Events calendar:
Check out these upcoming events
1 - 40 of 117
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: New London PT facility partners with Eleiko
WE11, a luxury co-working studio for wellness professionals, is a stunning facility with a fully equipped gym, treatment rooms, changing rooms and The WE11 Lounge.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Netpulse
Founded in 2001, Netpulse is the world’s number one provider of branded mobile apps for ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
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