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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 7
Health Club Management 2017 issue 7
On the cover: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Wellness Director on its new fitness concept with 200 in-room workouts
3. Editor’s letter: Sticking to the facts
When it comes to communicating the value of activity initiatives, our sector must avoid overstating the facts, as this may undermine our credibility, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. People profile: Perri Shakes-Drayton
The Olympic athlete talks about why Zumba's new workout – STRONG by Zumba – appealed to her
10. People profile: Kirk Vallis
The creative leader, coach and behaviour change agent on how the fitness sector can create a powerful culture of innovation
12. People profile: Alan Shearer
The star football pundit describes how he came to invest in the Speedflex system and why he believes it's a great workout
14. News round-up:
Gym Group membership breaks 500,000 mark
26. Events calendar:
A preview of key health and fitness events around the world for the year ahead
28. Interview: Simon Flint
The new CEO of Evolution Wellness on creating a fitness giant in Asia
34. Talking Point: The fat and fit myth
New research shows it’s impossible to be fat but fit. What does this mean for gyms?
38. IHRSA update: World of fitness
IHRSA’s Kirsten Walsh analyses the key findings from the 2017 IHRSA Global Report
43. Supplier showcase: Tower of strength
Technogym kits out Towers Health & Racquets club with state-of-art equipment
44. Top Team: A new TRIB3
Kath Hudson talks to the team behind new boutique HIIT studio TRIB3 about their plans to open 1000 clubs worldwide
Health Club Management 2017 issue 7
On the cover: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Wellness Director on its new fitness concept with 200 in-room workouts
50. Profile: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Director for wellness speaks to Jane Kitchen about new in-room fitness concept
54. Promotional feature: Xn Leisure
Xn Leisure is revolutionising the physical activity sector by helping operators unlock the power of their activity data
57. Ask the Experts: Treadmill running
Industry experts on how offering in-gym gait analysis can help prevent treadmill injuries
62. New Opening: Luxe London
DLL’s new Kensington Harbour Club
70. Interview: Princess Sara bint Mohammed bin Naif
The princess behind Saudi Arabia’s new women-only health club chain
77. ukactive: Brexit Britain
Huw Edwards looks at the opportunities for our sector as Brexit negotiations begin
78. Technology: Easy Money
Businesses in the fitness sector have a lot to gain by tapping into the full potential of online mobile and cashless payment systems
83. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones explores the latest innovative products, including Myzone’s new streaming service. AdGen’s digital signage and Escape’s interactive platform
90. Research: Catching a run
New research shows exercise is contagious, particularly for men, and that networks of friends can influence people’s exercise habits
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Latest News
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's proposals to support the economy through the next six months of the ...
Latest News
The UK government's 'Rule of Six' has come into force in physical activity facilities today ...
Latest News
The UK's physical activity sector has come together to get millions of people active during ...
Latest News
A study by Rutgers University has suggested that it could be possible to predict which ...
Latest News
Health club and gyms operators in California are suing state governor Gavin Newsom in an ...
Latest News
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of ...
Latest News
More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime ...
Latest News
Gyms in the UK are continuing to successfully control COVID-19 transmisssion, according to the latest ...
Features
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
Features
Supplier showcase
SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
Features
Insight
As the physical activity and sports sector unites to fight its corner in making a case for government investment, Sport England has commissioned a research study to prove the economic value of activity, giving weight to the argument. Tom Walker reports
Features
Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
Features
feature
Wattbike’s lead sport scientist Eddie Fletcher discusses the importance of health assessments, changes in consumer behaviour post-lockdown and the latest UK government strategy
Features
Talking point
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission, thanks to changes in legislation. What impact will this have on the industry? Kath Hudson reports
Features
Editor's letter
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges – increasing capacity, yield and memberships, deepening engagement and rebuilding profits says liz Terry
Features
People
Member confidence is the single most important factor, and I say – without doing so lightly – that our cleanliness standards, protocols and marketing are the best I’ve seen in the industry
People
HCM people

Luca Maggiora

Co-founder, House of Wisdom
People think making a change is easy and fast, but that isn’t true. It’s hard and it takes time
People
The future of our industry is as a ‘national health service’ – we can’t dance around these conversations – if we’re serious about being closer to health agencies, that needs change and commitment
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. 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: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Speedflex
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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

Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 7
Health Club Management 2017 issue 7
On the cover: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Wellness Director on its new fitness concept with 200 in-room workouts
3. Editor’s letter: Sticking to the facts
When it comes to communicating the value of activity initiatives, our sector must avoid overstating the facts, as this may undermine our credibility, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. People profile: Perri Shakes-Drayton
The Olympic athlete talks about why Zumba's new workout – STRONG by Zumba – appealed to her
10. People profile: Kirk Vallis
The creative leader, coach and behaviour change agent on how the fitness sector can create a powerful culture of innovation
12. People profile: Alan Shearer
The star football pundit describes how he came to invest in the Speedflex system and why he believes it's a great workout
14. News round-up:
Gym Group membership breaks 500,000 mark
26. Events calendar:
A preview of key health and fitness events around the world for the year ahead
28. Interview: Simon Flint
The new CEO of Evolution Wellness on creating a fitness giant in Asia
34. Talking Point: The fat and fit myth
New research shows it’s impossible to be fat but fit. What does this mean for gyms?
38. IHRSA update: World of fitness
IHRSA’s Kirsten Walsh analyses the key findings from the 2017 IHRSA Global Report
43. Supplier showcase: Tower of strength
Technogym kits out Towers Health & Racquets club with state-of-art equipment
44. Top Team: A new TRIB3
Kath Hudson talks to the team behind new boutique HIIT studio TRIB3 about their plans to open 1000 clubs worldwide
Health Club Management 2017 issue 7
On the cover: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Wellness Director on its new fitness concept with 200 in-room workouts
50. Profile: Ryan Crabbe
Hilton’s Senior Director for wellness speaks to Jane Kitchen about new in-room fitness concept
54. Promotional feature: Xn Leisure
Xn Leisure is revolutionising the physical activity sector by helping operators unlock the power of their activity data
57. Ask the Experts: Treadmill running
Industry experts on how offering in-gym gait analysis can help prevent treadmill injuries
62. New Opening: Luxe London
DLL’s new Kensington Harbour Club
70. Interview: Princess Sara bint Mohammed bin Naif
The princess behind Saudi Arabia’s new women-only health club chain
77. ukactive: Brexit Britain
Huw Edwards looks at the opportunities for our sector as Brexit negotiations begin
78. Technology: Easy Money
Businesses in the fitness sector have a lot to gain by tapping into the full potential of online mobile and cashless payment systems
83. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones explores the latest innovative products, including Myzone’s new streaming service. AdGen’s digital signage and Escape’s interactive platform
90. Research: Catching a run
New research shows exercise is contagious, particularly for men, and that networks of friends can influence people’s exercise habits
1 - 40 of 129
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. 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: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Speedflex
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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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