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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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Latest News
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's proposals to support the economy through the next six months of the ...
Latest News
The UK government's 'Rule of Six' has come into force in physical activity facilities today ...
Latest News
The UK's physical activity sector has come together to get millions of people active during ...
Latest News
A study by Rutgers University has suggested that it could be possible to predict which ...
Latest News
Health club and gyms operators in California are suing state governor Gavin Newsom in an ...
Latest News
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of ...
Latest News
More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime ...
Latest News
Gyms in the UK are continuing to successfully control COVID-19 transmisssion, according to the latest ...
Features
Supplier showcase
SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
Features
Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
Features
feature
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
Features
Insight
As the physical activity and sports sector unites to fight its corner in making a case for government investment, Sport England has commissioned a research study to prove the economic value of activity, giving weight to the argument. Tom Walker reports
Features
Talking point
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission, thanks to changes in legislation. What impact will this have on the industry? Kath Hudson reports
Features
Research
A new study suggests that exercise leads to elevated galanin levels – which in turn helps the brain’s stress response, giving more resilience. Tom Walker reports
Features
Editor's letter
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges – increasing capacity, yield and memberships, deepening engagement and rebuilding profits says liz Terry
Features
People
People in Club V trust me and I want to do the best for them and help them progress
People
We’re getting high usage: typically 2,000 visits a day. We’ve already celebrated our millionth member visit
People
HCM people

Luca Maggiora

Co-founder, House of Wisdom
People think making a change is easy and fast, but that isn’t true. It’s hard and it takes time
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The Virtual Revolution: Hutchison Technologies help operators motivate members
Hutchison Technologies virtual solutions are helping operators expand their virtual offering and get motivated members back into the club.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
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
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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

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 129
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The Virtual Revolution: Hutchison Technologies help operators motivate members
Hutchison Technologies virtual solutions are helping operators expand their virtual offering and get motivated members back into the club.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
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
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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
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