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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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Features
fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
Features
Promotional feature
When setting up a new fitness offering, having a point of difference is key. Two businesses tell us how Electro Muscle Stimulation has been successful in helping them to stand out from the rest
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Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
Features
Gen Z
Gen Z has come of age, and is engaging with fitness in new ways. We look at how health clubs can appeal to this young, tech-savvy and value-conscious age group
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Talking point
Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
Features
Promotional feature
Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
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Promotional feature
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
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People
WE11 is a disruptive model and is going to cause mayhem in the industry: we’ve flipped the script and given the PTs a fair deal, instead of rinsing them
People
HCM people

Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
People
Jimmy had the brilliant idea to put the logos of all of the current cycling brands in and around NYC onto a piece of paper and we handed it to the investor at the end of our presentation. Then we handed a blank piece of paper and referenced that this was the current number of cool fitness concepts in the world and how we would like the investor to help us fill that page. A day later he wrote us a cheque
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates
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