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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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Bristol University has commited to embracing body positivity, creating more inclusive physical activity environments, rejecting diet culture and raising awareness of eating disorders across its sports and fitness provision. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit? Kath Hudson reports
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The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O'Connor explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
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Wattbike’s lead sport scientist Eddie Fletcher discusses the importance of health assessments, changes in consumer behaviour post-lockdown and the latest UK government strategy
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As the fitness industry grapples with the challenge of optimising digital, Volution’s Adam Norton shares his vision for a customised data-centric approach that will lead operators into a new era of success
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Opinion
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In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
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Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
Red light therapy equipment supplier, Red Light Rising, has partnered with Aidan Robinson of ITRM Clinic in the UK
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit offering invaluable insight from over 40 leading industry speakers
Join the second Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit and walk away with the expertise you need to transform your business model and maximise the US$59.23bn virtual fitness market opportunity.
Video Gallery
Freemotion CoachBike™
FreeMotion Fitness
Give your members the immersive cycling experience that keeps your members engaged – today and tomorrow. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Digital gym floor
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
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Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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 130
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
Red light therapy equipment supplier, Red Light Rising, has partnered with Aidan Robinson of ITRM Clinic in the UK
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit offering invaluable insight from over 40 leading industry speakers
Join the second Annual Fitness & Active Brands Summit and walk away with the expertise you need to transform your business model and maximise the US$59.23bn virtual fitness market opportunity.
Video Gallery
Freemotion CoachBike™
FreeMotion Fitness
Give your members the immersive cycling experience that keeps your members engaged – today and tomorrow. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Digital gym floor
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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