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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 5
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
5. Editor’s letter: Exercise vs diabetes
The fitness sector has another opportunity to prove itself in preventative healthcare – a new NHS-led diabetes prevention programme – says Kate Cracknell
11. Letters: Write to reply
Nigel Wallace of Lifetime Training considers the proposal to offer personal training on the NHS
12. People profile: Sean Fitzpatrick
The former All Blacks captain turned motivational speaker discusses leadership, and his forthcoming FLAME keynote on how ‘winning is fun’
14. People profile: Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake has set a new Guinness World Record for running a marathon in space
16. People profile: Dan Morgan
We talk to the inventor of swimming app SpeedoFit
18. News round-up:
Bannatyne eyes £300m IPO, 1Rebel settles ClassPass dispute, eGym secures £32m funding, and Anytime becomes Origin
27. Events calendar:
A look at the key upcoming events in the international health and fitness calendar
28. Interview: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls talks about the roll-out of the operation across the Baltics
32. Talking point: The mega trusts
Does a move to fewer, larger trusts mean that local needs won’t be heard?
38. Architecture & design: An eye for design
We continue our series on the most impressive examples of health club design from around the world
42. Yield management: Revenue booster
How can clubs improve their performance in the critical area of yield management?
48. Fitness trends - HIIT: Harder, better, faster
We look at some of the latest off-the-shelf packages for HIIT classes
52. Social good: Spice of life
Rosie Farrer, Spice’s head of programmes, explains the concept and benefits of ‘time banking’, and how gyms can get involved
54. Customer data: The right to be forgotten
What do new regulations on the transferral of personal data mean for your business?
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
58. Personal training: Getting personal
With the rise of technology and apps, can personal trainers survive and evolve to meet changing consumer needs?
62. PT apps: PT on demand
A new generation of apps are aiming to make PT even more convenient
64. Promotional feature: Origin Fitness
Growth plans have fuelled the rebrand of equipment supplier Anytime Leisure to Origin Fitness
66. Changing rooms: Changing standards
We report on the good, the bad and the ugly of changing room provision
70. Promotional feature: Gladstone
An overview of Gladstone’s integrated solutions, from eyeQ to [email protected], and Plus2 to Learn2
72. Self-powered equipment: People power
The demand for circuits and sustainability are fuelling a trend for self-powered equipment, with a number of major suppliers getting in on the act
76. IHRSA update: Global gathering
Patricia Amend takes a look back at the main highlights from the 2016 IHRSA Convention & Trade Show in Florida
78. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym’s personalised, connected member experience is driving customer acquisition and retention alike
81. ukactive update: Time to act
Huw Edwards, ukactive’s public affairs director, offers his thoughts on an exciting time for the activity sector
83. Supplier showcase:
We look at fitness projects recently completed by Precor and Wattbike
86. Studio equipment – fitness-kit: Best in class
Rounding up some of the latest product launches for your group exercise studio
92. Research round-up: Born to run
Pregnant women who work out may pass a propensity to be active on to their child
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Features
Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
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Supplier showcase
DiR Clubs – the largest fitness operator in Spain – appointed fisikal as its digital partner in 2019, with a 12 month plan for integration. As phase one comes to an end, we talk to Jordi Forns, co-director of fitness clubs at DiR, about why the brand committed to such a fundamental change
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New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
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Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
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Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
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Insight
The CEO of Basic-Fit shared insights into the workings of the company at the Virtuagym FitNation conference in Amsterdam. Megan Whitby was there for HCM
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Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
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People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
I don’t see any reason why we couldn’t double the size of our European portfolio of david lloyd clubs over the next four years
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Aberdeen Sports Village puts digital connectivity at its core
The newly refurbished Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has undergone a £500,000 overhaul to enable it to offer a stronger user experience with digital connectivity at its core.
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Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with a RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Opinion
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The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
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The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
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At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
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Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
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Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
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Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
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Derby City Council
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19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
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04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
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17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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Health Club Management magazine

2016 issue 5
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
5. Editor’s letter: Exercise vs diabetes
The fitness sector has another opportunity to prove itself in preventative healthcare – a new NHS-led diabetes prevention programme – says Kate Cracknell
11. Letters: Write to reply
Nigel Wallace of Lifetime Training considers the proposal to offer personal training on the NHS
12. People profile: Sean Fitzpatrick
The former All Blacks captain turned motivational speaker discusses leadership, and his forthcoming FLAME keynote on how ‘winning is fun’
14. People profile: Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake has set a new Guinness World Record for running a marathon in space
16. People profile: Dan Morgan
We talk to the inventor of swimming app SpeedoFit
18. News round-up:
Bannatyne eyes £300m IPO, 1Rebel settles ClassPass dispute, eGym secures £32m funding, and Anytime becomes Origin
27. Events calendar:
A look at the key upcoming events in the international health and fitness calendar
28. Interview: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls talks about the roll-out of the operation across the Baltics
32. Talking point: The mega trusts
Does a move to fewer, larger trusts mean that local needs won’t be heard?
38. Architecture & design: An eye for design
We continue our series on the most impressive examples of health club design from around the world
42. Yield management: Revenue booster
How can clubs improve their performance in the critical area of yield management?
48. Fitness trends - HIIT: Harder, better, faster
We look at some of the latest off-the-shelf packages for HIIT classes
52. Social good: Spice of life
Rosie Farrer, Spice’s head of programmes, explains the concept and benefits of ‘time banking’, and how gyms can get involved
54. Customer data: The right to be forgotten
What do new regulations on the transferral of personal data mean for your business?
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
58. Personal training: Getting personal
With the rise of technology and apps, can personal trainers survive and evolve to meet changing consumer needs?
62. PT apps: PT on demand
A new generation of apps are aiming to make PT even more convenient
64. Promotional feature: Origin Fitness
Growth plans have fuelled the rebrand of equipment supplier Anytime Leisure to Origin Fitness
66. Changing rooms: Changing standards
We report on the good, the bad and the ugly of changing room provision
70. Promotional feature: Gladstone
An overview of Gladstone’s integrated solutions, from eyeQ to [email protected], and Plus2 to Learn2
72. Self-powered equipment: People power
The demand for circuits and sustainability are fuelling a trend for self-powered equipment, with a number of major suppliers getting in on the act
76. IHRSA update: Global gathering
Patricia Amend takes a look back at the main highlights from the 2016 IHRSA Convention & Trade Show in Florida
78. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym’s personalised, connected member experience is driving customer acquisition and retention alike
81. ukactive update: Time to act
Huw Edwards, ukactive’s public affairs director, offers his thoughts on an exciting time for the activity sector
83. Supplier showcase:
We look at fitness projects recently completed by Precor and Wattbike
86. Studio equipment – fitness-kit: Best in class
Rounding up some of the latest product launches for your group exercise studio
92. Research round-up: Born to run
Pregnant women who work out may pass a propensity to be active on to their child
1 - 40 of 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Aberdeen Sports Village puts digital connectivity at its core
The newly refurbished Aberdeen Sports Village (ASV) has undergone a £500,000 overhaul to enable it to offer a stronger user experience with digital connectivity at its core.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with a RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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