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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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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
Ask the experts
The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
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
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
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
Social responsibility
A year after the launch of its first outdoor gym made from melted down, confiscated knives, Steel Warriors has won the support of the Co-op, which has pledged to fund the roll-out of a further 20 calisthenics gyms, as Kath Hudson reports
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
feature
Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
Features
People
HCM people

Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
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
A lot of developers were coming to see 15 Central Park West, to understand what made it so successful, and we started to get a lot of interesting design projects off the back of that. Since 2008, we’ve been involved in well over 140 projects globally
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Pavigym: helping gyms and boutique studios fight back against noise
With noise complaints against gyms on the rise, limiting noise isn’t only beneficial to users - it could also be crucial to your business.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Power Plate
Power Plate is a vibrating platform that enhances any movement to help you prepare faster, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Stages Indoor Cycling
Stages Indoor Cycling is a product and technology company that is 100% focused on creating ...
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Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
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: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Pavigym: helping gyms and boutique studios fight back against noise
With noise complaints against gyms on the rise, limiting noise isn’t only beneficial to users - it could also be crucial to your business.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Power Plate
Power Plate is a vibrating platform that enhances any movement to help you prepare faster, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Stages Indoor Cycling
Stages Indoor Cycling is a product and technology company that is 100% focused on creating ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
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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