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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 3
Health Club Management 2018 issue 3
On the cover: Paul Lorimer-Wing
easyGym’s CEO explains why the brand is going global through franchising p26
5. Editor’s letter: Uniting exercisers of all types
Does focusing on differences in exerciser motivation cause more harm than good?
10. People profile: Hannah Behrendt
The Behaviour Insights Team’s senior advisor reveals behaviour modification strategies for getting people active
11. People profile: Ariana Alexander-Sefre
Sweat and Sound’s founder on creating immersive fitness experiences for all ages
12. People profile: Stuart Green
The corrective exercise specialist says poor breathing and movement techniques can lead to serious injury during exercise
14. News round-up:
Blink Fitness signs an NBA star and Pure Gym hits 1m member milestone
26. Interview: Paul Lorimer-Wing
easyGym is ready for global expansion and its CEO says it will hit its goal by franchising
34. Ask an expert: Gainfully employed?
We ask industry leaders if it’s time to make PT employment contracts fairer
40. Functional fitness: The prehab trend
Why more clubs are launching injury prevention classes and how you can add this service to your club with minimal effort
46. Promotional feature: Perfect Gym
Improving retention with AI
48. Interview: Jaime Lissavetsky
The president of España Activa Foundation explains how the not-for-profit is addressing Spain’s inactivity problem
52. Promotional feature: eGym
Introducing eGym Premium
Health Club Management 2018 issue 3
On the cover: Paul Lorimer-Wing
easyGym’s CEO explains why the brand is going global through franchising p26
54. Talking point: Going virtual
Many years have passed since virtual classes first hit the fitness industry, but what are operators doing to keep this offering fresh and attractive to members?
60. Interview: Katy Bowman
Biomechanist and author shares her insight on the impact of today’s increasingly sendentary lifestyles on the human body
66. Gym Design: Design spotlight
We take a close look at the impressive layout and design of the newly renovated Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago
72. Health club software: In-club tech
Our new series explores the latest developments in the world of health club management software
76. FIBO & EHFF preview: FIBO 2018 preview
The leading trade show for fitness, wellness and health returns for another year
81. Supplier showcase: Saving energy
Pure World Energy is delivering energy savings to Bristol and Weymouth leisure centres via its gas microturbine units
82. IHRSA update: Lisa Bodell
Kristen Walsh speaks to IHRSA 2018’s keynote speaker Lisa Bodell about simplification and innovation in business
84. ukactive update: Active lifestyles
ukactive head of public affairs Huw Edwards says it’s time for the NHS to prioritise preventive healthcare
86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We bring you the industry’s latest fitness products and innovations
92. Events calendar:
Millennial 20/20 and IHRSA 2018 are some of the events taking place this month
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Features
Insight
The pandemic gives the health and fitness industries a chance to work together to improve the health of the world
Features
Opinion
Myzone’s Tamara Bailey says finding a way through the coronavirus crisis will mean taking an honest look at how successful your member engagement really is
Features
Coronavirus
As the sector looks into the void of the COVID-19 lockdown and its aftermath, Duncan Wood-Allum presents a blueprint for a positive future
Features
Innovation
With members stuck at home, now’s the perfect time to plan some cost-effective upgrades to your clubs. Suppliers explain how a flooring refresh could help attract members back in-club as the pandemic eases
Features
Supplier showcase
Wattbike has partnered with Intelligent Cycling to transform indoor cycling with innovative new technology that enables automatic personalisation for riders in a group cycling class
Features
Software
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing gyms across the world to temporarily close their doors, staying connected to your members digitally has never been more important. Software suppliers tell Steph Eaves how they’re contributing
Features
HCM research
The good news? People are changing their exercise habits in lockdown, becoming more active and spending more time exercising with their children, according to new research
Features
People
HCM people

Michael Ramsay

Founder and director, STRONG Rowformer
There’s something about the combination of fast-twitch and slow-twitch fibres working together that absolutely destroys you and gives you an almost euphoric feeling at the end of every workout
People
The remote personal training service has also been a great success: we’ll maintain around 40% of our PT business for April
People
HCM people

Professor Zhen Yan

director of the Center for Skeletal Muscle Research, University of Virginia
Regular exercise may help people survive COVID-19
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Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass partners with Wexer to launch on-demand workouts for operators
Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for its 2,200+ operator partners. The platform comprises more than 500 workouts from 18 content providers including Zumba and Gaiam.
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    Health Club Management magazine

    2018 issue 3
    Health Club Management 2018 issue 3
    On the cover: Paul Lorimer-Wing
    easyGym’s CEO explains why the brand is going global through franchising p26
    5. Editor’s letter: Uniting exercisers of all types
    Does focusing on differences in exerciser motivation cause more harm than good?
    10. People profile: Hannah Behrendt
    The Behaviour Insights Team’s senior advisor reveals behaviour modification strategies for getting people active
    11. People profile: Ariana Alexander-Sefre
    Sweat and Sound’s founder on creating immersive fitness experiences for all ages
    12. People profile: Stuart Green
    The corrective exercise specialist says poor breathing and movement techniques can lead to serious injury during exercise
    14. News round-up:
    Blink Fitness signs an NBA star and Pure Gym hits 1m member milestone
    26. Interview: Paul Lorimer-Wing
    easyGym is ready for global expansion and its CEO says it will hit its goal by franchising
    34. Ask an expert: Gainfully employed?
    We ask industry leaders if it’s time to make PT employment contracts fairer
    40. Functional fitness: The prehab trend
    Why more clubs are launching injury prevention classes and how you can add this service to your club with minimal effort
    46. Promotional feature: Perfect Gym
    Improving retention with AI
    48. Interview: Jaime Lissavetsky
    The president of España Activa Foundation explains how the not-for-profit is addressing Spain’s inactivity problem
    52. Promotional feature: eGym
    Introducing eGym Premium
    Health Club Management 2018 issue 3
    On the cover: Paul Lorimer-Wing
    easyGym’s CEO explains why the brand is going global through franchising p26
    54. Talking point: Going virtual
    Many years have passed since virtual classes first hit the fitness industry, but what are operators doing to keep this offering fresh and attractive to members?
    60. Interview: Katy Bowman
    Biomechanist and author shares her insight on the impact of today’s increasingly sendentary lifestyles on the human body
    66. Gym Design: Design spotlight
    We take a close look at the impressive layout and design of the newly renovated Midtown Athletic Club in Chicago
    72. Health club software: In-club tech
    Our new series explores the latest developments in the world of health club management software
    76. FIBO & EHFF preview: FIBO 2018 preview
    The leading trade show for fitness, wellness and health returns for another year
    81. Supplier showcase: Saving energy
    Pure World Energy is delivering energy savings to Bristol and Weymouth leisure centres via its gas microturbine units
    82. IHRSA update: Lisa Bodell
    Kristen Walsh speaks to IHRSA 2018’s keynote speaker Lisa Bodell about simplification and innovation in business
    84. ukactive update: Active lifestyles
    ukactive head of public affairs Huw Edwards says it’s time for the NHS to prioritise preventive healthcare
    86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
    We bring you the industry’s latest fitness products and innovations
    92. Events calendar:
    Millennial 20/20 and IHRSA 2018 are some of the events taking place this month
    1 - 40 of 125
    Job search
    POST YOUR JOB
    Opinion
    promotion
    Hedgehog Concept Ltd has developed software that allows its clients to track usage and customer volume on a minute to minute basis.
    Opinion: Is your software fit for COVID-19?
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
    Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: Gympass partners with Wexer to launch on-demand workouts for operators
    Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for its 2,200+ operator partners. The platform comprises more than 500 workouts from 18 content providers including Zumba and Gaiam.
    Video Gallery
    Technogym mywellness app
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    Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
    More videos:
      Company profiles
      Company profile: EMD UK
      EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
      Company profiles
      Company profile: Precor
      For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
      Catalogue Gallery
      Click on a catalogue to view it online
      Directory
      Direct debit solutions
      Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
      Wearable technology solutions
      MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
      Locking solutions
      Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
      Spa software
      SpaBooker: Spa software
      Trade associations
      International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
      Lockers/interior design
      Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
      Exercise equipment
      Power Plate: Exercise equipment
      Skincare
      Sothys: Skincare
      Management software
      Fisikal: Management software
      Independent service & maintenance
      Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
      Property & Tenders
      Greywell, Hampshire
      Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
      Property & Tenders
      Derby City Council
      Property & Tenders
      Diary dates
      13 Jun 2020
      Worldwide, Various,
      Diary dates
      06-07 Jul 2020
      Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      28-31 Aug 2020
      Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
      Diary dates
      21-24 Sep 2020
      Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
      Diary dates
      01-02 Oct 2020
      Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      11-12 Oct 2020
      ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      17-23 Oct 2020
      Pinggu, Beijing, China
      Diary dates
      27-30 Oct 2020
      Messe Stuttgart, Germany
      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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