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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 6
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
5. Editor’s letter: Real-time revolution
Real-time insight into members’ exercise patterns and behaviours will change the industry, says Liz Terry
10. People profile: Zac Purchase
The Olympic rowing champion discusses his new gym – Zacs Fitness – which provides functional training in small groups
12. People profile: Justine Williams
Justine tells us about the Les Mills Born to Move programme, which aims to get children moving
14. People profile: Ian Pickles and Imogen Buxton-Pickles
The founders of iMoves and winners of ukactive's ActiveLab competition on providing PE and dance packages to schools
16. News round-up:
Study finds that heathy obesity is a myth, Hilton launches in-room fitness, record number of gym users reported in the US
27. Events calendar:
EuropeActive’s Executive Leadership Forum and ukactive’s Ignite and Flame Conference are both coming up this month
28. Interview: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class talks to Kate Cracknell about new ventures in Moscow and beyond
34. Talking point: Artificial Intelligence
Is AI to be feared or embraced by operators in the health and fitness industry?
38. Research: Growth curve
Who are the biggest, most profitable club operators in Europe? Deloitte reveals all
44. Promotional feature: miha Bodytec
As a personal trainer for 13 years, James Seilo has worked with all kinds of clients. Since adopting the miha bodytec system, he tells us how it's transformed his mobile PT business
46. Interview David Lloyd:
The health club and sports entrepreneur speaks to Steph Eaves about creating a brand new adventure park concept
50. Research: Dawn of a golden age
The latest figures from The Leisure Database Company show strong growth in the UK the market. David Minton reports
54. Promotional feature: DFC
DFC’s My Payments service is a revolutionary online portal that takes the pain out of gym payments, helping to boost revenue and retention while enabling operators to focus on delivering top quality fitness experiences
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
56. Live Streaming: Streaming big
Live streaming of classes is a hot trend that fitness operators should be embracing, Tom Walker finds out why
62. Fitness: Movement as medicine
Lifestyle brand Bodyism is blurring the lines between fitness and spa in the ultra-luxury sector. Jane Kitchen talks to the company’s founder James Duigan about his loyal tribe of followers
66. Promotional feature: Les Mills
Les Mills’ The Trip transforms the group fitness offering at West Wood Club in Dublin
69. ukactive update: A new dawn
ukactive’s newly-appointed CEO, Steve Ward, examines the many exciting opportunities ahead for our sector
70. IHRSA update: Learning from Latin America
A new report from IHRSA gives valuable data on the Latin American fitness market, showing a robust industry made up of 65,000 clubs
72. Ask the Experts: The power of data
Real-time activity data could pave the way for a new era of customer insight. The DataHub currently holds information from 157 health, fitness, sport and leisure operators relating to the visits of seven million individuals
76. Promotional feature: BSW
Flooring is often overlooked as an essential part of a fitness club's 'kit'. German specialist BSW explains how the right flooring can dramatically improve the fitness experience
79. Interiors: Take the floor
Having the right flooring in the right place underpins the whole fitness member experience. Steph Eaves asks the experts to advise on this key purchase for clubs
85. Supplier showcase:
Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff gets new state-of-the-art flooring from Gerflor as part of a £6.5m makeover
86. fitness-kit.net special: FIBO innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones looks at some of the most innovative products from FIBO 2017
92. Research: Tackling mental health
A recent report has found that having good cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in men who suffer from depression or anxiety by up to half
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Coronavirus
We have the power to shape the sector’s future, to create a fresh chapter for public leisure provision – one that has vision, purpose, hope and meaning
Features
Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired a huge pivot to digital right across the industry, from sole traders to large chains and trusts. Kath Hudson looks at some of the offerings pulled together in lightning fast time to keep members active and sane
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Software
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing gyms across the world to temporarily close their doors, staying connected to your members digitally has never been more important. Software suppliers tell Steph Eaves how they’re contributing
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Opinion
Myzone’s Tamara Bailey says finding a way through the coronavirus crisis will mean taking an honest look at how successful your member engagement really is
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Innovation
With members stuck at home, now’s the perfect time to plan some cost-effective upgrades to your clubs. Suppliers explain how a flooring refresh could help attract members back in-club as the pandemic eases
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Coronavirus
While Europe and the US are in the thick of coronavirus shutdowns, health clubs in China are starting to reopen. Jak Phillips examines how three Chinese operators tackled the challenge of the pandemic and came out ahead
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People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
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Dr Jonathan Leary

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Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
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    Gym flooring
    REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
    Design consultants
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    FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
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    Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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    Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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    21-24 Sep 2020
    Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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    01-02 Oct 2020
    Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
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    11-12 Oct 2020
    ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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    17-23 Oct 2020
    Pinggu, Beijing, China
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    27-30 Oct 2020
    Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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    30-31 Oct 2020
    NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Diary dates
    27-28 Nov 2020
    Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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    Health Club Management magazine

    2017 issue 6
    Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
    On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
    The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
    5. Editor’s letter: Real-time revolution
    Real-time insight into members’ exercise patterns and behaviours will change the industry, says Liz Terry
    10. People profile: Zac Purchase
    The Olympic rowing champion discusses his new gym – Zacs Fitness – which provides functional training in small groups
    12. People profile: Justine Williams
    Justine tells us about the Les Mills Born to Move programme, which aims to get children moving
    14. People profile: Ian Pickles and Imogen Buxton-Pickles
    The founders of iMoves and winners of ukactive's ActiveLab competition on providing PE and dance packages to schools
    16. News round-up:
    Study finds that heathy obesity is a myth, Hilton launches in-room fitness, record number of gym users reported in the US
    27. Events calendar:
    EuropeActive’s Executive Leadership Forum and ukactive’s Ignite and Flame Conference are both coming up this month
    28. Interview: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
    The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class talks to Kate Cracknell about new ventures in Moscow and beyond
    34. Talking point: Artificial Intelligence
    Is AI to be feared or embraced by operators in the health and fitness industry?
    38. Research: Growth curve
    Who are the biggest, most profitable club operators in Europe? Deloitte reveals all
    44. Promotional feature: miha Bodytec
    As a personal trainer for 13 years, James Seilo has worked with all kinds of clients. Since adopting the miha bodytec system, he tells us how it's transformed his mobile PT business
    46. Interview David Lloyd:
    The health club and sports entrepreneur speaks to Steph Eaves about creating a brand new adventure park concept
    50. Research: Dawn of a golden age
    The latest figures from The Leisure Database Company show strong growth in the UK the market. David Minton reports
    54. Promotional feature: DFC
    DFC’s My Payments service is a revolutionary online portal that takes the pain out of gym payments, helping to boost revenue and retention while enabling operators to focus on delivering top quality fitness experiences
    Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
    On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
    The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
    56. Live Streaming: Streaming big
    Live streaming of classes is a hot trend that fitness operators should be embracing, Tom Walker finds out why
    62. Fitness: Movement as medicine
    Lifestyle brand Bodyism is blurring the lines between fitness and spa in the ultra-luxury sector. Jane Kitchen talks to the company’s founder James Duigan about his loyal tribe of followers
    66. Promotional feature: Les Mills
    Les Mills’ The Trip transforms the group fitness offering at West Wood Club in Dublin
    69. ukactive update: A new dawn
    ukactive’s newly-appointed CEO, Steve Ward, examines the many exciting opportunities ahead for our sector
    70. IHRSA update: Learning from Latin America
    A new report from IHRSA gives valuable data on the Latin American fitness market, showing a robust industry made up of 65,000 clubs
    72. Ask the Experts: The power of data
    Real-time activity data could pave the way for a new era of customer insight. The DataHub currently holds information from 157 health, fitness, sport and leisure operators relating to the visits of seven million individuals
    76. Promotional feature: BSW
    Flooring is often overlooked as an essential part of a fitness club's 'kit'. German specialist BSW explains how the right flooring can dramatically improve the fitness experience
    79. Interiors: Take the floor
    Having the right flooring in the right place underpins the whole fitness member experience. Steph Eaves asks the experts to advise on this key purchase for clubs
    85. Supplier showcase:
    Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff gets new state-of-the-art flooring from Gerflor as part of a £6.5m makeover
    86. fitness-kit.net special: FIBO innovations
    Lauren Heath-Jones looks at some of the most innovative products from FIBO 2017
    92. Research: Tackling mental health
    A recent report has found that having good cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in men who suffer from depression or anxiety by up to half
    1 - 40 of 125
    Job search
    POST YOUR JOB
    Opinion
    promotion
    Hedgehog Concept Ltd has developed software that allows its clients to track usage and customer volume on a minute to minute basis.
    Opinion: Is your software fit for COVID-19?
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
    Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: Adidas calls on BLK BOX for flooring solutions at new World of Sports complex
    Adidas believes that creators, just like athletes, need an environment that inspires their employees to perform and believe that through sport, we have the power to change lives.
    Video Gallery
    Technogym mywellness app
    Technogym
    Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
    More videos:
      Company profiles
      Company profile: fibodo Limited
      fibodo is the digital solution helping people lead healthier and happier lives. From grassroots individual ...
      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
      Flooring
      Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
      Locking solutions
      Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
      Gym flooring
      REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
      Design consultants
      Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
      Wearable technology solutions
      MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
      Fitness Software
      FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
      Exercise equipment
      Power Plate: Exercise equipment
      Whole body cryotherapy
      Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
      Independent service & maintenance
      Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
      Skincare
      Sothys: Skincare
      Property & Tenders
      Greywell, Hampshire
      Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
      Property & Tenders
      Derby City Council
      Property & Tenders
      Diary dates
      13 Jun 2020
      Worldwide, Various,
      Diary dates
      06-07 Jul 2020
      Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      28-31 Aug 2020
      Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
      Diary dates
      21-24 Sep 2020
      Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
      Diary dates
      01-02 Oct 2020
      Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      11-12 Oct 2020
      ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      17-23 Oct 2020
      Pinggu, Beijing, China
      Diary dates
      27-30 Oct 2020
      Messe Stuttgart, Germany
      Diary dates
      30-31 Oct 2020
      NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      27-28 Nov 2020
      Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
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