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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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2017 issue 10
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
3. Editor’s letter: The psychology of gym-goers
Addressing three key user needs may boost gym penetration rates, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Do GPs need physical activity education?
10. People profile: Helen Quirk
The exercise psychologist on combining psychology with gym design
12. People profile: Jane Moodie
Challenge through Sport Initiative’s project coordinator explains how exercise is helping people to overcome substance misuse
14. People profiles: Emma & Matthias Lehners
The Bodystreet founders on EMS franchising
16. News round-up:
Fortë partners with Wexer and The Gym Group buys 18 Lifestyle Fitness gyms
27. Events calendar:
The ISPA conference and IHRSA’s European congress take place this month
28. Interview: Jean-Ann Marnoch
Les Mills’ head of instructor experience on transforming training standards for a global group exercise brand
34. Round-up: First step to fitness
Kath Hudson explores the best tools for helping deconditioned people feel
40. Safety special: Risky business
Tom Walker investigates legal liability – exploring the considerations operators must make to ensure they keep themselves and their customers safe
44. Safety special: Playing safe
How can instructors prioritise safety in group exercise classes without having to compromise on the fun experience and great results participants expect?
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
50. Interview: Lee Mullins
The founder of Bulgari Hotel’s luxury fitness facility, Workshop Gymnasium, talks to Kate Cracknell about taking the brand to Dubai, Bali and Beijing
56. ukactive update: Active leisure trends
Dr Steven Mann shares findings from a new report on leisure centre usage trends
60. Promotional feature: Matrix
Building a strong foundation
62. Data protection: Handle with care
We explain what operators need to do to get ready for the upcoming change to data protection legislation
68. Technology: Virtually fit
The latest virtual reality innovations providing exercisers with an engaging and entertaining approach to working out
72. Dance fitness: Let’s dance
We catch up with the founder of dancebased fitness concept Swing Train
79. Supplier showcase: Racing ahead
Cybex kits out F1 team William Racing’s gym, and Precor’s Queenax units feature in a £5m Lancaster leisure centre revamp
82. IHRSA update: Staying Competitive
Catherine Larner looks at how a UK country club is staying competitive with IHRSA’s support and resources
84. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the sector’s latest products
90. Research: Working out the brain
New research shows that exercising just before studying can improve the Brain
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Latest News
Physical activity bodies ukactive and EuropeActive have agreed to strengthen their partnership in the event ...
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The first-ever FIBO Southeast Asia fitness event will be held in Singapore next year. Taking ...
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Cancer survivors should undertake a minimum of 90 minutes of aerobic and resistance training each ...
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Thrive Global, the wellness and behaviour change tech firm founded by Arianna Huffington, has acquired ...
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Regular exercise is highly beneficial for all patients with cardiovascular disease regardless of age. A ...
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LXA has inserted a 2,000sq ft (186sq m) indoor/outdoor boxing gym into a mixed-use building ...
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The number of UK adults classed as physically active has increased by 1 million in ...
Latest News
Australian health club operator Viva Leisure has acquired eight Healthworks Fitness Centres in the state ...
Features
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
Features
Promotional feature
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
Features
fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
Features
feature
Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
Features
Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
Features
FIBO China
Jak Phillips went to FIBO China and filed this report
Features
Flooring
Thanks to the rise in popularity of functional zones, there’s been an increased call for turf. We take a look at some of the turf products being installed
Features
People
Our first trial was in a beer fridge, the second was in an ice factory in Pennsylvania. And after seeing first hand the impact that cooler temperatures made on the fitness experience, we both realized that we were truly onto something much bigger than what we had anticipated - Johnny Adamic, co-founder of Brrrn
People
HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
People
HCM people

Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators
The Gympass mission is to defeat inactivity – a vision shared by many in the leisure industry.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
Opinion
promotion
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?
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
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
Harlands Group
An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EZ-Runner Systems Ltd
With over 600 clients worldwide in Spa, Golf, Health Club, Hotel and Kids Play Leisure, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Eleiko
We build upon our six-decade legacy in weightlifting, fuelled by our unwavering commitment to innovation, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
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

Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 10
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
3. Editor’s letter: The psychology of gym-goers
Addressing three key user needs may boost gym penetration rates, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Do GPs need physical activity education?
10. People profile: Helen Quirk
The exercise psychologist on combining psychology with gym design
12. People profile: Jane Moodie
Challenge through Sport Initiative’s project coordinator explains how exercise is helping people to overcome substance misuse
14. People profiles: Emma & Matthias Lehners
The Bodystreet founders on EMS franchising
16. News round-up:
Fortë partners with Wexer and The Gym Group buys 18 Lifestyle Fitness gyms
27. Events calendar:
The ISPA conference and IHRSA’s European congress take place this month
28. Interview: Jean-Ann Marnoch
Les Mills’ head of instructor experience on transforming training standards for a global group exercise brand
34. Round-up: First step to fitness
Kath Hudson explores the best tools for helping deconditioned people feel
40. Safety special: Risky business
Tom Walker investigates legal liability – exploring the considerations operators must make to ensure they keep themselves and their customers safe
44. Safety special: Playing safe
How can instructors prioritise safety in group exercise classes without having to compromise on the fun experience and great results participants expect?
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
50. Interview: Lee Mullins
The founder of Bulgari Hotel’s luxury fitness facility, Workshop Gymnasium, talks to Kate Cracknell about taking the brand to Dubai, Bali and Beijing
56. ukactive update: Active leisure trends
Dr Steven Mann shares findings from a new report on leisure centre usage trends
60. Promotional feature: Matrix
Building a strong foundation
62. Data protection: Handle with care
We explain what operators need to do to get ready for the upcoming change to data protection legislation
68. Technology: Virtually fit
The latest virtual reality innovations providing exercisers with an engaging and entertaining approach to working out
72. Dance fitness: Let’s dance
We catch up with the founder of dancebased fitness concept Swing Train
79. Supplier showcase: Racing ahead
Cybex kits out F1 team William Racing’s gym, and Precor’s Queenax units feature in a £5m Lancaster leisure centre revamp
82. IHRSA update: Staying Competitive
Catherine Larner looks at how a UK country club is staying competitive with IHRSA’s support and resources
84. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the sector’s latest products
90. Research: Working out the brain
New research shows that exercising just before studying can improve the Brain
1 - 40 of 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators
The Gympass mission is to defeat inactivity – a vision shared by many in the leisure industry.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
Opinion
promotion
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?
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
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
Harlands Group
An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EZ-Runner Systems Ltd
With over 600 clients worldwide in Spa, Golf, Health Club, Hotel and Kids Play Leisure, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Eleiko
We build upon our six-decade legacy in weightlifting, fuelled by our unwavering commitment to innovation, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
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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