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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
Body scanning
Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
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fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
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Supplier showcase
Precor’s bikes are bringing success to a wide range of different health and fitness operations, from boutiques to trusts. We look at the latest examples
Features
Social responsibility
A year after the launch of its first outdoor gym made from melted down, confiscated knives, Steel Warriors has won the support of the Co-op, which has pledged to fund the roll-out of a further 20 calisthenics gyms, as Kath Hudson reports
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India
Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
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Supplier showcase
Fitness expert, Matt Roberts, has chosen Pavigym’s PRAMA system to create an immersive, personalised workout experience at his new gym at The Langley hotel in Berkshire
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Fitness foresight
We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
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People
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Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
People
This isn’t about gender. I got the role because I’m absolutely the best person for the job - Sophie Lawler
People
The Life Fitness entrepreneur and ALS charity fundraiser is returning to the business that made his name
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Pavigym: helping gyms and boutique studios fight back against noise
With noise complaints against gyms on the rise, limiting noise isn’t only beneficial to users - it could also be crucial to your business.
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: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Ecore
Ecore transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfaces that make people’s lives better. Ecore has ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Pavigym: helping gyms and boutique studios fight back against noise
With noise complaints against gyms on the rise, limiting noise isn’t only beneficial to users - it could also be crucial to your business.
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: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Ecore
Ecore transforms reclaimed materials into unique performance surfaces that make people’s lives better. Ecore has ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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