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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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We talk to two high-end operators who've established a valuable USP by offering EMS training
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Trends
Retreats are where boutique fitness is at in 2020. High-end operators are now designing packages to take their communities to inspiring locations, in order to escape everyday life and immerse themselves in exercise, mindfulness and relaxation. Kath Hudson reports
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Design focus
Fitness giant Les Mills has launched three new studio spaces at its Auckland City Gym in New Zealand
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Running
How many of your members pound the treadmill with poor technique, risking injury and hating every leaden-legged second of it? It doesn’t have to be this way according to Danny Dreyer, founder of ChiRunning, who says he can turn anyone into a runner. Kath Hudson discovers how
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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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Bodystreet, the global leader in Electro Muscle Stimulation training, has had a successful year in 2019, growing their reach across the UK. Master franchisor Mark Holland tells us more
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Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
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Featured supplier: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
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Spa software
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Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Independent service & maintenance
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Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
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Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
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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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
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: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Netpulse
Founded in 2001, Netpulse is the world’s number one provider of branded mobile apps for ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
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
25-26 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
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
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
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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