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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
1 - 40 of 119
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Features
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Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
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Promotional feature
Now in its eighth year, Myzone has established itself as a key player in the fitness industry. We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
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Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
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Talking point
Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
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Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
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Promotional feature
Premier Global NASM has introduced a Nutrition Certification course to help fitness professionals give their clients the tools to achieve long-lasting, healthy behaviours
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Gen Z
Gen Z has come of age, and is engaging with fitness in new ways. We look at how health clubs can appeal to this young, tech-savvy and value-conscious age group
Features
People
WE11 is a disruptive model and is going to cause mayhem in the industry: we’ve flipped the script and given the PTs a fair deal, instead of rinsing them
People
Jimmy had the brilliant idea to put the logos of all of the current cycling brands in and around NYC onto a piece of paper and we handed it to the investor at the end of our presentation. Then we handed a blank piece of paper and referenced that this was the current number of cool fitness concepts in the world and how we would like the investor to help us fill that page. A day later he wrote us a cheque
People
Rather than just being an outdoor fitness company, we felt we could evolve and adapt the business to become a dominating force in fitness generally
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FunXtion makes fitness as integral to life as brushing your teeth
FunXtion delivers a complete, wrap-around exercise experience.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
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Ecore transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfaces that make people’s lives better. Ecore has ...
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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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FunXtion makes fitness as integral to life as brushing your teeth
FunXtion delivers a complete, wrap-around exercise experience.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Ecore
Ecore transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfaces that make people’s lives better. Ecore has ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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