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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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Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
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Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Deloitte UK: Professional services
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Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
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Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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Sothys: Skincare
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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 121
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
Video Gallery
Harlands Group testimonial
Harlands Group
Harlands Group - Testimonial from 'Unity Leisure'. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group are the leading global provider of regular billing services in health & fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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