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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
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Health and social care secretary Matt Hancock has launched a review into the NHS Health ...
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ukactive has begun a search for two additional members to join its board of directors. ...
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Boutique fitness franchise Spenga has opened two new locations as it looks to ramp up ...
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Fitness franchise Fit Body Boot Camp has revealed that it has more than 200 new ...
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DW Fitness First has launched its new Kit & Collect service, aimed at increasing secondary ...
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Teenagers' 'incessant' use of social media is radically reducing the time they spend sleeping and ...
Features
Body scanning
Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
Features
IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
Features
Supplier showcase
Precor’s bikes are bringing success to a wide range of different health and fitness operations, from boutiques to trusts. We look at the latest examples
Features
feature
EMS training is having a major impact on the studio and gym market and being used by athletes, celebrities and also for rehabilitation. We talk to a select group of studio owners to hear how they’re maximising the versatility of this type of training
Features
Supplier showcase
Fitness expert, Matt Roberts, has chosen Pavigym’s PRAMA system to create an immersive, personalised workout experience at his new gym at The Langley hotel in Berkshire
Features
Fitness foresight
We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
Features
India
Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
Features
People
HCM people

Rich Hutson

CEO of CHi Fitness and Co-founder of Fire Fitness
The business wasn’t getting the numbers needed, so I raised the prices by 25 per cent. It worked and we didn’t skip a beat
People
HCM people

Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
People
Our industry starts and ends with people, so I spent my first three weeks visiting our clubs and listening
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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?
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: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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?
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: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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