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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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A government investment of £1.75bn – to pay 50 per cent of rents across the ...
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Health clubs, gyms, indoor pools and leisure centres have reopened in Wales – nearly five ...
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Today (10 August) is the last day for companies to enter the follow-up survey to ...
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A significant proportion of leisure facilities in England have not reopened since lockdown measures were ...
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Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part ...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid a surprise visit to a branch of The Gym ...
Features
US stats
A return to 100% membership will require recruiting members away from other facilities
Features
Finance
Change is coming, with consolidation likely in the market – especially in the boutique sector. Nadim Meer advises operators how to position themselves for investment
Features
Statistics
IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh gets a briefing from Blair McHaney on how operators can use gym member insight to inform reopening decisions and practices
Features
Supplier showcase
Speedflex has created a synergistic partnership with Everyone Active to deliver a new boutique concept – FORTIS Powered by Speedflex
Features
Accessibility
Sport England has teamed up with 15 health and social care charities to find ways to support people living with 10 different health conditions to be physically active. Kath Hudson finds out more
Features
Supplier showcase
University College Birmingham has invested in elite performance facilities for students and staff, in partnership with Matrix Fitness
Features
Sponsored briefing
Active IQ has partnered with leading experts at Nuffield Health who, alongside its chief medical advisor, Dr Dane Vishnubala, have created a new Level 3 Diploma in Working with People with Long-term Conditions
Features
People
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
People
Catch-up is already happening. We’re up to 80% of the visits compared to the same day in 2019 and membership sales are up 150-200%
People
HCM people

Dan Bond

Owner, CrossFit Fort Ashton
We’d explained leading up to the lockdown that if everyone decided to freeze or cancel, then there would be a possibility of not having a gym to come back to
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Video Gallery
THROWDOWN
Core Health & Fitness
Throwdown® creates opportunities to push boundaries by enabling everyone to reach their peak performance. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the fitness marketplace connecting our partners with customers through the largest variety of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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

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 127
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Video Gallery
THROWDOWN
Core Health & Fitness
Throwdown® creates opportunities to push boundaries by enabling everyone to reach their peak performance. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the fitness marketplace connecting our partners with customers through the largest variety of ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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
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