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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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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
Features
Cycling
Why does indoor cycling attract so many loyal followers? Abi Harris ask industry innovators how much is down to the instructor and what part the kit has to play
Features
feature
Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
Features
Promotional feature
Now in its eighth year, Myzone has established itself as a key player in the fitness industry. We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
Features
FIBO China
Jak Phillips went to FIBO China and filed this report
Features
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
Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
Features
People
HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
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
Rather than just being an outdoor fitness company, we felt we could evolve and adapt the business to become a dominating force in fitness generally
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: TRIB3 International Ltd
First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Governing body
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Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
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29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: TRIB3 International Ltd
First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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