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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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2019 issue 5
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
On the Cover: Olia Sardarova
The founder of BXR on building a gym good enough for Anthony Joshua
5. Editor's letter: Forging good habits
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. People profile: Mark Wahlberg
The 47-year-old Hollywood actor and fitness enthusiast has recently invested in Australian fitness concept F45
16. People profile: Gareth Bale
Real Madrid and Wales football star Gareth Bale will be joint partner and investor in Rowbots, a rowing-based boutique concept
18. People profile: Ed McCabe
The founder of Kelta Fit explains his fitness concept, which is based around Scottish ceilidh dancing, harnessing the social power of the traditional dance
20. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
30. Events calendar:
We round up the most exciting upcoming industry events from across the globe, including EuropeActive B2B Congress & Personal Trainer Day and FIBO China
32. Interview: Olia Sardarova
The founder of London-based luxury boxing gym BXR discusses her journey to creating a facility that would be good enough for world heavyweight boxing champion and investor Anthony Joshua
40. Talking point: Mental health first aid
With one in six people expected to suffer from some form of mental health issue each year, should our industry be training staff as mental first aiders?
44. Promotional feature: Active IQ
The Active IQ Mental Health Awareness Course
46. News report: Down and dirty
An analysis of London’s supersize fatberg has revealed worryingly high levels of illegal performance-enhancing drugs present in the city’s sewers
48. Innovation: Bio Hacking
Dave Asprey, Silicon Valley hacker and the creator of Bulletproof coffee has developed a boutique fitness studio, which uses technology to upgrade members’ health
54. Promotional feature: Matrix
How to stop your members suffering from ‘fitness failure syndrome’
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
On the Cover: Olia Sardarova
The founder of BXR on building a gym good enough for Anthony Joshua
56. Active ageing: Age concern
Older people are less likely to exercise, making them more prone to developing long-term health conditions. How can fitness providers reach people in their 50s, 60s, 70s and above?
60. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Legend announces the industry’s first open leisure management platform for all 2,000 of its clients
63. Interview: Jon Canarick
Private equity firm North Castle Partners has made possible the Barry’s Bootcamp expansion and Curves’ success in Asia. We talk to the firm’s fitness lead, Jon Canarick
70. Promotional feature: Hussle
As aggregator PayAsUGym announces a rebrand, we talk to COO Neil Harmsworth about the move
74. Tech: Virtual worlds
There are no limits to where virtual can take the health and fitness industry. We take a look at the latest directions
81. Interview: Gareth Kirk
Leisure trust GLL and Belfast City Council will invest £105m over the next decade. We talk to the chair about the impact of the social enterprise model
86. Supplier showcase:
The latest case studies from Precor, Gympass, Fisikal and Physical Company
95. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out these innovative new products from Anytime Fitness, Shapewatch, Monkey Mill and Tecnobody
97. Promotional feature: Wattbike
Two new Wattbikes, the Atom X and Icon, offer complete indoor cycling solutions that create immersive experiences for the rider
98. HCM Directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry 
1 - 40 of 117
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Features
HCM Celeb
The boxing entrepreneur aims to help people ‘unleash the fighter within’ to better handle life’s challenges, with the slogan, ‘It’s not yours until you fight for it’
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
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
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
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
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
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
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
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
HCM Celebs
In the name of work, Australian actor Chris Hemsworth has undergone impressive physical transformations for film roles such as Thor in The Avengers and Marvel films. Inspired by the public’s interest in his workouts, he’s now created a health and fitness app called Centr that utilises the expertise of his team of world-class experts
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
People
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 space
People
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
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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Solent University’s brand new Sports Centre receives high performance flooring and functional rig solutions from EXF
Leading bespoke fitness equipment manufacturer, EXF Fitness has recently completed an installation project at Solent University in Southampton.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
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
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Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: Proinsight Research Ltd
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
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

2019 issue 5
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
On the Cover: Olia Sardarova
The founder of BXR on building a gym good enough for Anthony Joshua
5. Editor's letter: Forging good habits
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. People profile: Mark Wahlberg
The 47-year-old Hollywood actor and fitness enthusiast has recently invested in Australian fitness concept F45
16. People profile: Gareth Bale
Real Madrid and Wales football star Gareth Bale will be joint partner and investor in Rowbots, a rowing-based boutique concept
18. People profile: Ed McCabe
The founder of Kelta Fit explains his fitness concept, which is based around Scottish ceilidh dancing, harnessing the social power of the traditional dance
20. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
30. Events calendar:
We round up the most exciting upcoming industry events from across the globe, including EuropeActive B2B Congress & Personal Trainer Day and FIBO China
32. Interview: Olia Sardarova
The founder of London-based luxury boxing gym BXR discusses her journey to creating a facility that would be good enough for world heavyweight boxing champion and investor Anthony Joshua
40. Talking point: Mental health first aid
With one in six people expected to suffer from some form of mental health issue each year, should our industry be training staff as mental first aiders?
44. Promotional feature: Active IQ
The Active IQ Mental Health Awareness Course
46. News report: Down and dirty
An analysis of London’s supersize fatberg has revealed worryingly high levels of illegal performance-enhancing drugs present in the city’s sewers
48. Innovation: Bio Hacking
Dave Asprey, Silicon Valley hacker and the creator of Bulletproof coffee has developed a boutique fitness studio, which uses technology to upgrade members’ health
54. Promotional feature: Matrix
How to stop your members suffering from ‘fitness failure syndrome’
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
On the Cover: Olia Sardarova
The founder of BXR on building a gym good enough for Anthony Joshua
56. Active ageing: Age concern
Older people are less likely to exercise, making them more prone to developing long-term health conditions. How can fitness providers reach people in their 50s, 60s, 70s and above?
60. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Legend announces the industry’s first open leisure management platform for all 2,000 of its clients
63. Interview: Jon Canarick
Private equity firm North Castle Partners has made possible the Barry’s Bootcamp expansion and Curves’ success in Asia. We talk to the firm’s fitness lead, Jon Canarick
70. Promotional feature: Hussle
As aggregator PayAsUGym announces a rebrand, we talk to COO Neil Harmsworth about the move
74. Tech: Virtual worlds
There are no limits to where virtual can take the health and fitness industry. We take a look at the latest directions
81. Interview: Gareth Kirk
Leisure trust GLL and Belfast City Council will invest £105m over the next decade. We talk to the chair about the impact of the social enterprise model
86. Supplier showcase:
The latest case studies from Precor, Gympass, Fisikal and Physical Company
95. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out these innovative new products from Anytime Fitness, Shapewatch, Monkey Mill and Tecnobody
97. Promotional feature: Wattbike
Two new Wattbikes, the Atom X and Icon, offer complete indoor cycling solutions that create immersive experiences for the rider
98. HCM Directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry 
1 - 40 of 117
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Solent University’s brand new Sports Centre receives high performance flooring and functional rig solutions from EXF
Leading bespoke fitness equipment manufacturer, EXF Fitness has recently completed an installation project at Solent University in Southampton.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
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: Proinsight Research Ltd
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
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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