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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 8
Health Club Management 2017 issue 8
On the cover: Hilary and Robert Rowland
Boom Cycle's founders chart their road to boutique indoor cycling success
3. Editor’s letter: Turning threat into opportunity
Encouraging outdoor and at-home workouts can benefit operators, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Women-only areas should be considered a vital addition to gyms, rather than a ‘nice to have’ extra
10. People profile: Amanda Al-Masri
Equinox’s head of spa services says wellness is a big focus for the fitness brand
12. People profile: Martin Gibala
The creator of the 'one minute workout' on the benefits of short duration exercise
14. People profile: Brian Chappon
A boutique fitness studio is coming to Heathrow Airport. Its founder tells all
16. News round-up:
Elevate wins trade show award
26. Events calendar: Events calendar
A preview of key health and fitness events around the world for the year ahead
28. Interview: Alun Peacock
The MD of JD Gyms shares details of the next phase of the brand’s expansion
34. Talking Point: Ahead of the game
Are gyms and health clubs at risk of being overtaken by the latest sophisticated home workout offerings?
38. Promotional feature: Legend and Serco a ten-year evolution
The leisure client and software provider who became long-term technology and business partners
40. Industry trends: Growth opportunity
Mintel’s private sector health and fitness club report shows the sector is growing
44. Interview: Hilary and Robert Rowland
The founders of Boom Cycle share the realities of creating an indoor cycling chain
48. Promotional feature: MIHA BODYTEC
Setting up shop with EMS
50. Ask the Experts: Fitter with age
Kath Hudson asks the experts what health clubs can do to provide the most effective exercise programmes for older adults
54. Interview: Jonathan Sattin
Triyoga’s founder on growing a yoga startup into a lifestyle centre of excellence
Health Club Management 2017 issue 8
On the cover: Hilary and Robert Rowland
Boom Cycle's founders chart their road to boutique indoor cycling success
60. Technology: Shape of the future
Could body scanners be the secret to keeping gym-goers engaged and motivated?
64. Promotional feature: British Gas
As large consumers of power, how can sport and leisure operators buy wisely, manage their consumption and even generate their own energy on-site?
66. Indoor rowing: Row right
Steph Eaves explores how gyms can prevent member injuries on rowing machines
72. promotional feature: A strong by Zumba
Need a new HIIT? Get STRONG
74. Indoor cycling: In the zone
Indoor cycling experts give their top tips for maximising rider experience and retention
78. Consumer insights: Taking action
The annual HAFOS report shows a change in public attitudes towards physical activity
83. Local authority: Local luxury
Local authority clubs are adding spa services
87. Supplier showcase: Multiple benefits
Premier Software provides a multi-site management system for English Lakes Hotels
88. IHRSA update: European Congress 2017
Kristen Walsh looks ahead to the upcoming IHRSA European Congress 2017.
90. ukactive: A new age
It’s time to embrace data, says Steve Ward
91. Promotional feature: Wattbike
Simplifying the science
92. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the latest product launches
98. Research: Strengthen your health
New research shows that small amounts of strength training reduce heart disease risk
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A new study by Decathlon looks at the most popular types of physical activity by region and time of year, revealing some interesting insights into the health and fitness industry
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Supplier showcase
DiR Clubs – the largest fitness operator in Spain – appointed fisikal as its digital partner in 2019, with a 12 month plan for integration. As phase one comes to an end, we talk to Jordi Forns, co-director of fitness clubs at DiR, about why the brand committed to such a fundamental change
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HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
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DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
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Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
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Great changing rooms are one of the main reasons people join a gym. Get inspired by HCM’s roundup of the latest high-end installations
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People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
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Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 8
Health Club Management 2017 issue 8
On the cover: Hilary and Robert Rowland
Boom Cycle's founders chart their road to boutique indoor cycling success
3. Editor’s letter: Turning threat into opportunity
Encouraging outdoor and at-home workouts can benefit operators, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Women-only areas should be considered a vital addition to gyms, rather than a ‘nice to have’ extra
10. People profile: Amanda Al-Masri
Equinox’s head of spa services says wellness is a big focus for the fitness brand
12. People profile: Martin Gibala
The creator of the 'one minute workout' on the benefits of short duration exercise
14. People profile: Brian Chappon
A boutique fitness studio is coming to Heathrow Airport. Its founder tells all
16. News round-up:
Elevate wins trade show award
26. Events calendar: Events calendar
A preview of key health and fitness events around the world for the year ahead
28. Interview: Alun Peacock
The MD of JD Gyms shares details of the next phase of the brand’s expansion
34. Talking Point: Ahead of the game
Are gyms and health clubs at risk of being overtaken by the latest sophisticated home workout offerings?
38. Promotional feature: Legend and Serco a ten-year evolution
The leisure client and software provider who became long-term technology and business partners
40. Industry trends: Growth opportunity
Mintel’s private sector health and fitness club report shows the sector is growing
44. Interview: Hilary and Robert Rowland
The founders of Boom Cycle share the realities of creating an indoor cycling chain
48. Promotional feature: MIHA BODYTEC
Setting up shop with EMS
50. Ask the Experts: Fitter with age
Kath Hudson asks the experts what health clubs can do to provide the most effective exercise programmes for older adults
54. Interview: Jonathan Sattin
Triyoga’s founder on growing a yoga startup into a lifestyle centre of excellence
Health Club Management 2017 issue 8
On the cover: Hilary and Robert Rowland
Boom Cycle's founders chart their road to boutique indoor cycling success
60. Technology: Shape of the future
Could body scanners be the secret to keeping gym-goers engaged and motivated?
64. Promotional feature: British Gas
As large consumers of power, how can sport and leisure operators buy wisely, manage their consumption and even generate their own energy on-site?
66. Indoor rowing: Row right
Steph Eaves explores how gyms can prevent member injuries on rowing machines
72. promotional feature: A strong by Zumba
Need a new HIIT? Get STRONG
74. Indoor cycling: In the zone
Indoor cycling experts give their top tips for maximising rider experience and retention
78. Consumer insights: Taking action
The annual HAFOS report shows a change in public attitudes towards physical activity
83. Local authority: Local luxury
Local authority clubs are adding spa services
87. Supplier showcase: Multiple benefits
Premier Software provides a multi-site management system for English Lakes Hotels
88. IHRSA update: European Congress 2017
Kristen Walsh looks ahead to the upcoming IHRSA European Congress 2017.
90. ukactive: A new age
It’s time to embrace data, says Steve Ward
91. Promotional feature: Wattbike
Simplifying the science
92. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the latest product launches
98. Research: Strengthen your health
New research shows that small amounts of strength training reduce heart disease risk
1 - 40 of 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is more than gym equipment, we offer innovative solutions for all ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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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