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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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2016 issue 3
Health Club Management 2016 issue 3
On the cover: Levison Wood
Levison Wood wants to bring a sense of adventure to the gym
3. Editor’s letter: A tipping point for health
We’ve reached a tipping point in the healthy living revolution, with Healthy New Towns and Sporting Future two huge opportunities to embrace, says Liz Terry
9. Letters: Write to reply
The debate over IHRSA’s new European office hots up, and could the new PAS 520 guidelines cause swim schools to close?
12. People Profiles: Professor Steve Haake
Professor Steve Haake, of Sheffield Hallam University, works with UK Sport to help Team GB win more medals. Hear more at Elevate 2016
13. People Profiles: Nick Littlehales
Elite sport sleep coach Nick Littlehales says a lack of sleep is preventing many athletes from achieving a personal best. He'll be speaking at Elevate 2016
14. People profiles: Jo Foster
Macmillan Cancer Support's Jo Foster will speak at Elevate 2016, discussing ways in which exercise can help cancer patients
16. News round-up:
IHG rolls out wellness hotel brand EVEN, Fitness First closes BEAT club, and ex-Twitter CEO reveals plans for fitness platform
29. Events calendar:
Are you ready for IHRSA, FIBO, EHFF and the Millennial 20/20 conference?
30. Interview - Jennie Price:
The Sport England CEO talks to Matthew Campelli about the government’s new sporting strategy, and the opportunities this presents all physical activity providers
36. Talking point: Attracting investment
Investor interest in fitness is booming. Jak Phillips gets expert tips for securing funding
44. Architecture & design: Pumped up
We take a look around Philippe Starck’s Le Nuage ‘inflatable’ health club in France
48. Interview - Levison Wood:
The explorer and TV personality is on a mission to add a sense of adventure to the gym. He talks to Kate Cracknell
52. Mind-body: Healthy mind, healthy body
What’s coming down the line in the field of mind-body? We ask the experts
56. Social media: Let’s get social
Former Apprentice candidate Katie Bulmer-Cooke offers her advice to operators wanting to get the most out of social media
Health Club Management 2016 issue 3
On the cover: Levison Wood
Levison Wood wants to bring a sense of adventure to the gym
59. Human resources: The holiday pay headache
The rules on how to calculate holiday pay are changing. What does that mean for you?
60. Promotional feature: Craftsman Lockers'
With nearly 25 years’ experience of creating changing provision, Craftsman showcases some of its work
62. Driving participation: A warmer welcome
How can you attract the hard-to-reach groups, and how do you make this pay?
68. Inclusive fitness: United we stand
Many operators struggle to cater for disabled users – but there are some wonderful examples of best practice out there. We report
72. Functional fitness: Back to basics
We take a look at the latest breed of animal movement-based workouts
76. Promotional feature: Legend
Legend’s club management software solution has successfully launched in Canada. Its new clients share their thoughts
78. Show preview - FIBO & EHFF: Fitness comes together
We look ahead to FIBO and the EHFF (European Health and Fitness Forum), which take place in Cologne, Germany, next month. Is your ticket booked?
84. Q&A - Randi Zuckerberg: IHRSA update
The keynote speaker at this month’s IHRSA Annual Convention wants us all to open our arms and embrace technology
87. ukactive update: Future leaders
ukactive unveils a new programme designed to nurture the next generation of leaders in the fitness sector
89. Supplier showcase:
Snapshots of new installations by Core Health & Fitness and Safe Space Lockers
93. EMS training: Fitness-kit.net special
We round up some of the latest new launches in the area of EMS training
98. Research round-up: ‘Fat but fit’ is a myth
You need to maintain a healthy weight as well as exercise, says new research from Sweden
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Bristol University has commited to embracing body positivity, creating more inclusive physical activity environments, rejecting diet culture and raising awareness of eating disorders across its sports and fitness provision. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit? Kath Hudson reports
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The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O'Connor explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
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Hussle is offering operators the opportunity to take part in a pilot for its new MAP service to enable them to secure new members without upfront costs. Hussle’s Jamie Owens tells us more about the insights that drove this initiative
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Editor's letter
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges – increasing capacity, yield and memberships, deepening engagement and rebuilding profits says liz Terry
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Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
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SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
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Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
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People
Our facility isn’t for everyone. In daring to be different, we’re attracting people willing to commit to a fresh way of approaching health and fitness
People
As a society, we all need to make a conscious effort to be more active and our industry is in the best position to help people do that
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Our vision is that health is not the absence of disease but the abundance of vitality
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
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Featured supplier: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
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Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
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17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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03-03 Dec 2020
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Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
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02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
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03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2016 issue 3
Health Club Management 2016 issue 3
On the cover: Levison Wood
Levison Wood wants to bring a sense of adventure to the gym
3. Editor’s letter: A tipping point for health
We’ve reached a tipping point in the healthy living revolution, with Healthy New Towns and Sporting Future two huge opportunities to embrace, says Liz Terry
9. Letters: Write to reply
The debate over IHRSA’s new European office hots up, and could the new PAS 520 guidelines cause swim schools to close?
12. People Profiles: Professor Steve Haake
Professor Steve Haake, of Sheffield Hallam University, works with UK Sport to help Team GB win more medals. Hear more at Elevate 2016
13. People Profiles: Nick Littlehales
Elite sport sleep coach Nick Littlehales says a lack of sleep is preventing many athletes from achieving a personal best. He'll be speaking at Elevate 2016
14. People profiles: Jo Foster
Macmillan Cancer Support's Jo Foster will speak at Elevate 2016, discussing ways in which exercise can help cancer patients
16. News round-up:
IHG rolls out wellness hotel brand EVEN, Fitness First closes BEAT club, and ex-Twitter CEO reveals plans for fitness platform
29. Events calendar:
Are you ready for IHRSA, FIBO, EHFF and the Millennial 20/20 conference?
30. Interview - Jennie Price:
The Sport England CEO talks to Matthew Campelli about the government’s new sporting strategy, and the opportunities this presents all physical activity providers
36. Talking point: Attracting investment
Investor interest in fitness is booming. Jak Phillips gets expert tips for securing funding
44. Architecture & design: Pumped up
We take a look around Philippe Starck’s Le Nuage ‘inflatable’ health club in France
48. Interview - Levison Wood:
The explorer and TV personality is on a mission to add a sense of adventure to the gym. He talks to Kate Cracknell
52. Mind-body: Healthy mind, healthy body
What’s coming down the line in the field of mind-body? We ask the experts
56. Social media: Let’s get social
Former Apprentice candidate Katie Bulmer-Cooke offers her advice to operators wanting to get the most out of social media
Health Club Management 2016 issue 3
On the cover: Levison Wood
Levison Wood wants to bring a sense of adventure to the gym
59. Human resources: The holiday pay headache
The rules on how to calculate holiday pay are changing. What does that mean for you?
60. Promotional feature: Craftsman Lockers'
With nearly 25 years’ experience of creating changing provision, Craftsman showcases some of its work
62. Driving participation: A warmer welcome
How can you attract the hard-to-reach groups, and how do you make this pay?
68. Inclusive fitness: United we stand
Many operators struggle to cater for disabled users – but there are some wonderful examples of best practice out there. We report
72. Functional fitness: Back to basics
We take a look at the latest breed of animal movement-based workouts
76. Promotional feature: Legend
Legend’s club management software solution has successfully launched in Canada. Its new clients share their thoughts
78. Show preview - FIBO & EHFF: Fitness comes together
We look ahead to FIBO and the EHFF (European Health and Fitness Forum), which take place in Cologne, Germany, next month. Is your ticket booked?
84. Q&A - Randi Zuckerberg: IHRSA update
The keynote speaker at this month’s IHRSA Annual Convention wants us all to open our arms and embrace technology
87. ukactive update: Future leaders
ukactive unveils a new programme designed to nurture the next generation of leaders in the fitness sector
89. Supplier showcase:
Snapshots of new installations by Core Health & Fitness and Safe Space Lockers
93. EMS training: Fitness-kit.net special
We round up some of the latest new launches in the area of EMS training
98. Research round-up: ‘Fat but fit’ is a myth
You need to maintain a healthy weight as well as exercise, says new research from Sweden
1 - 40 of 130
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
Red light therapy equipment supplier, Red Light Rising, has partnered with Aidan Robinson of ITRM Clinic in the UK
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TRIB3 International Ltd
First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Digital gym floor
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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