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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 2
Health Club Management 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Mohammed Fayez
Mohammed Fayez, CEO of the Arena Group, is on a mission to get Saudi Arabia moving
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness is a vital sign
Aerobic fitness is on the verge of inclusion in medical examinations – a huge opportunity for the fitness sector on all fronts, says Kate Cracknell
12. Letters: Write to reply
A duty of care with customers’ data, questions raised over ‘weekend warrior’ data, and opportunities stemming from the new apprenticeship levy
14. People profile: Hilary Farmiloe
We speak to Instructability’s Hilary Farmiloe about ensuring disabled people are represented in the fitness workforce
16. People profiles: Terry Austin
Nuffield’s in-school head of wellbeing on teaching children strategies for physical and mental wellbeing
18. People profiles: Justin McDonell
The chair of the Collective Wellness Group discusses his portfolio of franchise chains and plans for growth
20. News round-up:
Ronaldo launches CR7 gym chain, pop-up fitness café takes exercise as payment, and MINDBODY partners with Google
34. Fitness Foresight 2017:
Mental health, artificial intelligence, meditation spaces and an insect diet. We look at some of the key trends set to impact the sector this year
44. Interview: Saudi Arabia’s Arena Group
The Saudi population is very inactive – but the Arena Group has its sights set on changing that, reports Kate Cracknell
52. Talking point: Emotional wellbeing
What more can the fitness sector do to help those suffering with mental health issues?
58. Wellbeing Apps: There’s an app for that
Google Play’s Jeni Fisher shares her personal top five wellbeing apps
62. Interview – Jim Graham:
The former COO of The Gym Group believes there are interesting opportunities ahead for the sector – if it gets things right
66. Software: Bounce bespoke
Software providers are beginning to cater for the specialist needs of the growing trampoline park sector
Health Club Management 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Mohammed Fayez
Mohammed Fayez, CEO of the Arena Group, is on a mission to get Saudi Arabia moving
68. Active ageing: Still got it!
Kath Hudson takes a look at a selection of inspiring programmes designed to keep older people active
72. Fitness trends: Trending now
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson on the findings of the 2016 International Fitness Industry Trend Report
74. Promotional feature: Gerflor
The prestigious Royal Automobile Club on London's Pall Mall chose a high performance Gerflor flooring solution to meet the needs of its popular gym spaces
76. ukactive update: Getting things done
In the first of a two-part series on the evolution of ukactive, the organisation’s executive director Steven Ward looks at what’s changed over recent years
78. IHRSA update: The evolution of Spanish fitness
A new report from MAS highlights the latest stats and growth sectors in the Spanish fitness market
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Halo Leisure has been working with Legend software to transform its customer journeys, identify at-risk members and build stronger relationships with all customer segments
82. Product innovations:
White Studio, Technogym, Styku, Physical Company, Escape and Precor tell us about their latest launches
85. Promotional feature: Precor
Precor launches the Experience Series EFX 800 with Converging CrossRamp
86. Fitness-kit.net: Lock it in
We take a look at the latest new products in the field of changing room lockers
89. Supplier showcase :
Change gym installs eGym to beat off the competition, and Village Hotel Club grows appeal of functional kit by incorporating Physical Company’s APEX programming
96. Research: Gut reaction
Prebiotics and healthy eating can reduce severity of exercise-induced asthma
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US stats
21% indicate they’re fairly / very likely to switch to another facility when they reopen
Features
FIBO Awards
Although the show has been rescheduled, the six winners of the FIBO Innovation and Trend Awards 2020 have still been announced. We take a look at the companies whose developments help motivate people to live healthier lives
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Statistics
IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh gets a briefing from Blair McHaney on how operators can use gym member insight to inform reopening decisions and practices
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Immunity
Finding the best ways to boost immunity using exercise has never been more important. Two fitness equipment developers have taken up the challenge, with protocols that assist in strengthening the body’s defences
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Editor's letter
The pandemic is stretching the industry to the limit and it’s a time none of us will ever forget. Moving forward, we need to make a plan to ensure we’re better prepared to represent ourselves in the corridors of power
Features
Accessibility
Sport England has teamed up with 15 health and social care charities to find ways to support people living with 10 different health conditions to be physically active. Kath Hudson finds out more
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Sponsored briefing
Active IQ has partnered with leading experts at Nuffield Health who, alongside its chief medical advisor, Dr Dane Vishnubala, have created a new Level 3 Diploma in Working with People with Long-term Conditions
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People
If you don’t have a hybrid digital/ physical model, you won’t survive
People
HCM people

Debra Wein

founder and CEO, Wellness Workdays
I’ve always felt that if individuals had more education and understanding of nutrition and healthy lifestyle principles, we could literally change lives
People
We offer career progression and decent pay and retain 85–90% of staff each year
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
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Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
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Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
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Supplier showcase - Precor Showcase
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
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Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
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Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
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17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
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27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 2
Health Club Management 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Mohammed Fayez
Mohammed Fayez, CEO of the Arena Group, is on a mission to get Saudi Arabia moving
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness is a vital sign
Aerobic fitness is on the verge of inclusion in medical examinations – a huge opportunity for the fitness sector on all fronts, says Kate Cracknell
12. Letters: Write to reply
A duty of care with customers’ data, questions raised over ‘weekend warrior’ data, and opportunities stemming from the new apprenticeship levy
14. People profile: Hilary Farmiloe
We speak to Instructability’s Hilary Farmiloe about ensuring disabled people are represented in the fitness workforce
16. People profiles: Terry Austin
Nuffield’s in-school head of wellbeing on teaching children strategies for physical and mental wellbeing
18. People profiles: Justin McDonell
The chair of the Collective Wellness Group discusses his portfolio of franchise chains and plans for growth
20. News round-up:
Ronaldo launches CR7 gym chain, pop-up fitness café takes exercise as payment, and MINDBODY partners with Google
34. Fitness Foresight 2017:
Mental health, artificial intelligence, meditation spaces and an insect diet. We look at some of the key trends set to impact the sector this year
44. Interview: Saudi Arabia’s Arena Group
The Saudi population is very inactive – but the Arena Group has its sights set on changing that, reports Kate Cracknell
52. Talking point: Emotional wellbeing
What more can the fitness sector do to help those suffering with mental health issues?
58. Wellbeing Apps: There’s an app for that
Google Play’s Jeni Fisher shares her personal top five wellbeing apps
62. Interview – Jim Graham:
The former COO of The Gym Group believes there are interesting opportunities ahead for the sector – if it gets things right
66. Software: Bounce bespoke
Software providers are beginning to cater for the specialist needs of the growing trampoline park sector
Health Club Management 2017 issue 2
On the cover: Mohammed Fayez
Mohammed Fayez, CEO of the Arena Group, is on a mission to get Saudi Arabia moving
68. Active ageing: Still got it!
Kath Hudson takes a look at a selection of inspiring programmes designed to keep older people active
72. Fitness trends: Trending now
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson on the findings of the 2016 International Fitness Industry Trend Report
74. Promotional feature: Gerflor
The prestigious Royal Automobile Club on London's Pall Mall chose a high performance Gerflor flooring solution to meet the needs of its popular gym spaces
76. ukactive update: Getting things done
In the first of a two-part series on the evolution of ukactive, the organisation’s executive director Steven Ward looks at what’s changed over recent years
78. IHRSA update: The evolution of Spanish fitness
A new report from MAS highlights the latest stats and growth sectors in the Spanish fitness market
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Halo Leisure has been working with Legend software to transform its customer journeys, identify at-risk members and build stronger relationships with all customer segments
82. Product innovations:
White Studio, Technogym, Styku, Physical Company, Escape and Precor tell us about their latest launches
85. Promotional feature: Precor
Precor launches the Experience Series EFX 800 with Converging CrossRamp
86. Fitness-kit.net: Lock it in
We take a look at the latest new products in the field of changing room lockers
89. Supplier showcase :
Change gym installs eGym to beat off the competition, and Village Hotel Club grows appeal of functional kit by incorporating Physical Company’s APEX programming
96. Research: Gut reaction
Prebiotics and healthy eating can reduce severity of exercise-induced asthma
1 - 40 of 127
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Precor Showcase
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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