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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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As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
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Corporate wellness
Corporate wellness is getting on to the agenda of a growing number of companies, who appreciate the fact their employees are their number one asset. Kath Hudson reports
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Kam Panesar

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Years of studying the greats – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs – combined with my own life lessons – led to the Awakn 7 pillars process and my goal to Awakn London
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Bouldering is more than a trend: it’s fun and healthy, strongly aspirational, easily accessible, highly motivating and promotes social interaction
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Alina & Anna Epeykina

Flexology: co-founders
Realising that people simply didn’t understand how beneficial stretching is for your health, we started thinking about how we could bring stretching to the wellness industry in the UK
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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 122
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Your personal invite to SPATEX 2020
Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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Company profile: Matrix Fitness
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Company profile: Precor
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
Miha Bodytec GmbH: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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