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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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2018 issue 1
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
5. Editor’s letter: A new age of wellness
Wellness looks set to take centre stage in the fitness industry, says Lauretta Ihonor
10. Letters:
How the sector can help Gen Z is discussed
12. People profile: Silke Frank
FIBO’s new event director on taking the show in a different direction this year
14. People profile: Frank Lampard
The ex-footballer’s new venture sees him partnering with a health clinic in Dubai
16. People profile: Timo Leppanen
Stairforce app’s co-creator on tackling inactivity
18. News:
Workout for water raises US$850,000 & Apple GymKit-enabled equipment debuts in Fitness First Australia and Virgin Active UK
29. Events Calendar:
SPATEX is one of several upcoming events
30. Interview: Robert Cook
The MD of Virgin Active UK tells us about his plans for making wellness and customer service key priorities for the fitness brand
36. Ask an expert : Data-driven training
As more gyms invest in data-driven cardio training, is the gym-floor PT likely to become a thing of the past?
40. Promotional feature: SRS
The power of data driven stock management
42. Interview: Rhian Stephenson
The woman behind the evolution of Psycle on going from brand nutritionist to CEO
50. Industry trends: Staying on trend
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson share the industry trends revealed in the annual report
54. Interview: Avi Yehiel
WeWork’s head of wellness explains why the workspace brand has launched a gym
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
58. Talking point: Picture perfect
We discuss if it’s time for gyms to stop using images of unrealistically perfect physiques in marketing materials
62. Promotional feature: Fitquest
Science meets fitness
64. Round-up: Focus on inclusivity
UFIT, InstructAbility, Enable Me and SFC are striving to increase industry inclusivity
70. Buyer insight: Paul Batty
David Lloyd Clubs’ head of procurement explains how he makes purchasing decisions
72. Promotional feature: Bodytec
Bringing EMS personal training to the classic low-cost gym
74. Nutrition: Fitness nutrition
As gym-goers become more nutritionally savvy, they are demanding more tailored food options. How are operators responding to the opportunity presented?
78. SIBEC 2017 review: Olympic Dreams
Keynote speaker Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards talks to us about going to the Calgary Winter Olympics and the power of sport
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Kiosks, Concierges and Convenience
82. ukactive update: The year of action
ukactive’s CEO Steve Ward says the charity is focused on turning “promises into action”
84. IHRSA update: Derek Gallup
IHRSA’s new chair shares his plans for his time at the organisation and discusses his role at private-equity firm NeV
86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Technogym and Versaclimber are among the latest fitness products on the market
92. Research: Vision fitness
US researchers say that regular exercise may be the secret to reducing the risk of the common eye condition glaucoma
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EMS training is having a major impact on the studio and gym market and being used by athletes, celebrities and also for rehabilitation. We talk to a select group of studio owners to hear how they’re maximising the versatility of this type of training
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Body scanning
Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
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IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
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Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
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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
HCM people

Rich Hutson

CEO of CHi Fitness and Co-founder of Fire Fitness
The business wasn’t getting the numbers needed, so I raised the prices by 25 per cent. It worked and we didn’t skip a beat
People
The Life Fitness entrepreneur and ALS charity fundraiser is returning to the business that made his name
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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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
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.
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
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xponential Fitness LLC
Xponential Fitness is the world’s leading franchisor of boutique fitness studios, with a portfolio of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
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

2018 issue 1
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
5. Editor’s letter: A new age of wellness
Wellness looks set to take centre stage in the fitness industry, says Lauretta Ihonor
10. Letters:
How the sector can help Gen Z is discussed
12. People profile: Silke Frank
FIBO’s new event director on taking the show in a different direction this year
14. People profile: Frank Lampard
The ex-footballer’s new venture sees him partnering with a health clinic in Dubai
16. People profile: Timo Leppanen
Stairforce app’s co-creator on tackling inactivity
18. News:
Workout for water raises US$850,000 & Apple GymKit-enabled equipment debuts in Fitness First Australia and Virgin Active UK
29. Events Calendar:
SPATEX is one of several upcoming events
30. Interview: Robert Cook
The MD of Virgin Active UK tells us about his plans for making wellness and customer service key priorities for the fitness brand
36. Ask an expert : Data-driven training
As more gyms invest in data-driven cardio training, is the gym-floor PT likely to become a thing of the past?
40. Promotional feature: SRS
The power of data driven stock management
42. Interview: Rhian Stephenson
The woman behind the evolution of Psycle on going from brand nutritionist to CEO
50. Industry trends: Staying on trend
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson share the industry trends revealed in the annual report
54. Interview: Avi Yehiel
WeWork’s head of wellness explains why the workspace brand has launched a gym
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
58. Talking point: Picture perfect
We discuss if it’s time for gyms to stop using images of unrealistically perfect physiques in marketing materials
62. Promotional feature: Fitquest
Science meets fitness
64. Round-up: Focus on inclusivity
UFIT, InstructAbility, Enable Me and SFC are striving to increase industry inclusivity
70. Buyer insight: Paul Batty
David Lloyd Clubs’ head of procurement explains how he makes purchasing decisions
72. Promotional feature: Bodytec
Bringing EMS personal training to the classic low-cost gym
74. Nutrition: Fitness nutrition
As gym-goers become more nutritionally savvy, they are demanding more tailored food options. How are operators responding to the opportunity presented?
78. SIBEC 2017 review: Olympic Dreams
Keynote speaker Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards talks to us about going to the Calgary Winter Olympics and the power of sport
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Kiosks, Concierges and Convenience
82. ukactive update: The year of action
ukactive’s CEO Steve Ward says the charity is focused on turning “promises into action”
84. IHRSA update: Derek Gallup
IHRSA’s new chair shares his plans for his time at the organisation and discusses his role at private-equity firm NeV
86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Technogym and Versaclimber are among the latest fitness products on the market
92. Research: Vision fitness
US researchers say that regular exercise may be the secret to reducing the risk of the common eye condition glaucoma
1 - 40 of 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
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.
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
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xponential Fitness LLC
Xponential Fitness is the world’s leading franchisor of boutique fitness studios, with a portfolio of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
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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