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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 6
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
5. Editor’s letter: Real-time revolution
Real-time insight into members’ exercise patterns and behaviours will change the industry, says Liz Terry
10. People profile: Zac Purchase
The Olympic rowing champion discusses his new gym – Zacs Fitness – which provides functional training in small groups
12. People profile: Justine Williams
Justine tells us about the Les Mills Born to Move programme, which aims to get children moving
14. People profile: Ian Pickles and Imogen Buxton-Pickles
The founders of iMoves and winners of ukactive's ActiveLab competition on providing PE and dance packages to schools
16. News round-up:
Study finds that heathy obesity is a myth, Hilton launches in-room fitness, record number of gym users reported in the US
27. Events calendar:
EuropeActive’s Executive Leadership Forum and ukactive’s Ignite and Flame Conference are both coming up this month
28. Interview: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class talks to Kate Cracknell about new ventures in Moscow and beyond
34. Talking point: Artificial Intelligence
Is AI to be feared or embraced by operators in the health and fitness industry?
38. Research: Growth curve
Who are the biggest, most profitable club operators in Europe? Deloitte reveals all
44. Promotional feature: miha Bodytec
As a personal trainer for 13 years, James Seilo has worked with all kinds of clients. Since adopting the miha bodytec system, he tells us how it's transformed his mobile PT business
46. Interview David Lloyd:
The health club and sports entrepreneur speaks to Steph Eaves about creating a brand new adventure park concept
50. Research: Dawn of a golden age
The latest figures from The Leisure Database Company show strong growth in the UK the market. David Minton reports
54. Promotional feature: DFC
DFC’s My Payments service is a revolutionary online portal that takes the pain out of gym payments, helping to boost revenue and retention while enabling operators to focus on delivering top quality fitness experiences
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
56. Live Streaming: Streaming big
Live streaming of classes is a hot trend that fitness operators should be embracing, Tom Walker finds out why
62. Fitness: Movement as medicine
Lifestyle brand Bodyism is blurring the lines between fitness and spa in the ultra-luxury sector. Jane Kitchen talks to the company’s founder James Duigan about his loyal tribe of followers
66. Promotional feature: Les Mills
Les Mills’ The Trip transforms the group fitness offering at West Wood Club in Dublin
69. ukactive update: A new dawn
ukactive’s newly-appointed CEO, Steve Ward, examines the many exciting opportunities ahead for our sector
70. IHRSA update: Learning from Latin America
A new report from IHRSA gives valuable data on the Latin American fitness market, showing a robust industry made up of 65,000 clubs
72. Ask the Experts: The power of data
Real-time activity data could pave the way for a new era of customer insight. The DataHub currently holds information from 157 health, fitness, sport and leisure operators relating to the visits of seven million individuals
76. Promotional feature: BSW
Flooring is often overlooked as an essential part of a fitness club's 'kit'. German specialist BSW explains how the right flooring can dramatically improve the fitness experience
79. Interiors: Take the floor
Having the right flooring in the right place underpins the whole fitness member experience. Steph Eaves asks the experts to advise on this key purchase for clubs
85. Supplier showcase:
Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff gets new state-of-the-art flooring from Gerflor as part of a £6.5m makeover
86. fitness-kit.net special: FIBO innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones looks at some of the most innovative products from FIBO 2017
92. Research: Tackling mental health
A recent report has found that having good cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in men who suffer from depression or anxiety by up to half
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Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 6
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
5. Editor’s letter: Real-time revolution
Real-time insight into members’ exercise patterns and behaviours will change the industry, says Liz Terry
10. People profile: Zac Purchase
The Olympic rowing champion discusses his new gym – Zacs Fitness – which provides functional training in small groups
12. People profile: Justine Williams
Justine tells us about the Les Mills Born to Move programme, which aims to get children moving
14. People profile: Ian Pickles and Imogen Buxton-Pickles
The founders of iMoves and winners of ukactive's ActiveLab competition on providing PE and dance packages to schools
16. News round-up:
Study finds that heathy obesity is a myth, Hilton launches in-room fitness, record number of gym users reported in the US
27. Events calendar:
EuropeActive’s Executive Leadership Forum and ukactive’s Ignite and Flame Conference are both coming up this month
28. Interview: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class talks to Kate Cracknell about new ventures in Moscow and beyond
34. Talking point: Artificial Intelligence
Is AI to be feared or embraced by operators in the health and fitness industry?
38. Research: Growth curve
Who are the biggest, most profitable club operators in Europe? Deloitte reveals all
44. Promotional feature: miha Bodytec
As a personal trainer for 13 years, James Seilo has worked with all kinds of clients. Since adopting the miha bodytec system, he tells us how it's transformed his mobile PT business
46. Interview David Lloyd:
The health club and sports entrepreneur speaks to Steph Eaves about creating a brand new adventure park concept
50. Research: Dawn of a golden age
The latest figures from The Leisure Database Company show strong growth in the UK the market. David Minton reports
54. Promotional feature: DFC
DFC’s My Payments service is a revolutionary online portal that takes the pain out of gym payments, helping to boost revenue and retention while enabling operators to focus on delivering top quality fitness experiences
Health Club Management 2017 issue 6
On the cover: Nikolay Pryanishnikov
The CEO of Russian fitness operator World Class shares his expansion
56. Live Streaming: Streaming big
Live streaming of classes is a hot trend that fitness operators should be embracing, Tom Walker finds out why
62. Fitness: Movement as medicine
Lifestyle brand Bodyism is blurring the lines between fitness and spa in the ultra-luxury sector. Jane Kitchen talks to the company’s founder James Duigan about his loyal tribe of followers
66. Promotional feature: Les Mills
Les Mills’ The Trip transforms the group fitness offering at West Wood Club in Dublin
69. ukactive update: A new dawn
ukactive’s newly-appointed CEO, Steve Ward, examines the many exciting opportunities ahead for our sector
70. IHRSA update: Learning from Latin America
A new report from IHRSA gives valuable data on the Latin American fitness market, showing a robust industry made up of 65,000 clubs
72. Ask the Experts: The power of data
Real-time activity data could pave the way for a new era of customer insight. The DataHub currently holds information from 157 health, fitness, sport and leisure operators relating to the visits of seven million individuals
76. Promotional feature: BSW
Flooring is often overlooked as an essential part of a fitness club's 'kit'. German specialist BSW explains how the right flooring can dramatically improve the fitness experience
79. Interiors: Take the floor
Having the right flooring in the right place underpins the whole fitness member experience. Steph Eaves asks the experts to advise on this key purchase for clubs
85. Supplier showcase:
Eastern Leisure Centre in Cardiff gets new state-of-the-art flooring from Gerflor as part of a £6.5m makeover
86. fitness-kit.net special: FIBO innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones looks at some of the most innovative products from FIBO 2017
92. Research: Tackling mental health
A recent report has found that having good cardiorespiratory fitness may cut the risk of death in men who suffer from depression or anxiety by up to half
1 - 40 of 118
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Trade in, trade up with Power Plate
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary Power Plate is pleased to launch its new trade in, trade up programme.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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?
Video Gallery
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
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Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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