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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 new study by Decathlon looks at the most popular types of physical activity by region and time of year, revealing some interesting insights into the health and fitness industry
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Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
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Insight
The CEO of Basic-Fit shared insights into the workings of the company at the Virtuagym FitNation conference in Amsterdam. Megan Whitby was there for HCM
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New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
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Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
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HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
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Body scanning
Body scanning has become a major fitness trend, offering both operators and members alike insight into their body composition, muscle mass and fat percentage. Operators offering body scanning share their experiences
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People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
I see potential for another 30 or so David Lloyd Clubs in the UK
People
It’s no mistake that many successful boutiques have a baller brand strategist sitting at their core
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Featured supplier: The unmissable independent fitness event is back!
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers, gym owners and fitness managers working in the independent gym and health club sector.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Opinion
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The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
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Company profiles
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Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
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Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
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04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
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17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The unmissable independent fitness event is back!
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers, gym owners and fitness managers working in the independent gym and health club sector.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment 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: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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