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Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 5
Health Club Management 2018 issue 5
On the cover: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox on growing a boredom-busting business
5. Editor’s letter: An upward trend
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
13. Letters: Write to reply
Exercise as Medicine degrees are launching – who will pay for these high-level services?
14. People profile: Maria Sharapova
The grand slam champion is launching a fitness design business with Dan Meis
16. People profile: Bryce Hastings
The head of research at Les Mills explains his latest research into calorie burn
18. People profile: John Steele
Loughborough is getting a hotel with altitude bedrooms: get fit while you sleep
20. News round-up:
Deloitte’s European Fitness market report. W Hotels’ new fitness weekend and zingfit’s boutique survey insights
32. Interview: John Treharne
The CEO of the UK’s only listed fitness business on producing record results
38. Ask an expert: Depression
The average age of onset for depression is now 14. Can exercise turn the tide?
42. Feature: Road trip
David Minton reports from California on the latest fitness concepts
48. News report: Fuelling fitness
What will we do with petrol stations once renewables have taken over? Turn them into fitness hubs, say Gensler and Reebok
50. Promotional feature: Precor
Precor has responded to customer requests and introduced striking new colours for its cardiovascular and strength equipment
52. Interview: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox talks to Kate Cracknell about breaking the rules, innovation in fitness concepts and spending £39m on growth
62. News report: e-skin
Tokyo University says a flexible, wireless skin display giving real-time biometric data will soon be available
Health Club Management 2018 issue 5
On the cover: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox on growing a boredom-busting business
66. Training: Mix HIIT up
HIIT is evolving and being combined with other disciplines (HIIT plus a sound bath anyone?). Kath Hudson investigates
72. Interview: Susan Dyson
The co-founder of HiitGirl was inspired by consumer wellness brands to create a boutique HIIT studio for busy women
76. News report: FirstLight
Mark Anthony’s new boutique studio has sunlight simulation as its USP
79. Supplier showcase: Wattbike
This month, the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre in Manchester welcomes the arrival of 12 brand new Wattbikes, as UK sales manager Steve Marshall explains
80. IHRSA update: Active Careers
IHRSA’s career and US salary research
84. Promotional feature: Legend
Industry software provider has been investing in R&D since 2002 to underpin the success of its clients
88. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones brings you the latest inspiring innovations and new launches, from Technogym, Dyaco, Les Mills, Physical Company and EXF Fitness
89. Promotional feature: Technogym
Performance training will be revolutionised by the new Technogym SKILLBIKE
91. Promotional feature: Dyaco
UFC commercial range offers gyms a brand “synonymous with elite-level performance”
93. Design: Changing places
They’re one of the main reasons people join [and leave] a gym. We give a run down on the latest changing room design
97. Directory:
Get connected to industry suppliers
100. Events Calendar:
It’s a busy month for events, with everything from Active Uprising to Elevate and SIBEC. Check out what’s on
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We talk to Dave Wright, CEO of Myzone, about the world’s first interchangeable heart rate monitor that provides real-time feedback – and the impact of COVID-19
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Software
As we adapt to a new way of living, software developers have been supporting the fitness sector with new systems and strategies. We asked operators and developers to share successes
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Matrix Fitness is launching a new three-tiered cardio range to provide total versatility, explains Matt Pengelly
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Craig Cocking was appointed Life Fitness UK’s country manager in December, following over 13 years with the business. He reflects on the impact of the past 12 months and shares his views on the future of the industry
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Interview
Amid reports of a bid to buy the business, HCM was keen to get an update on the state of play at the Bannatyne Group. We sent Kate Cracknell to (virtually) speak to the FD
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Everyone’s talking about
For years the health and fitness sector has aspired to be taken seriously by the health sector. Is now the time? asks Kath Hudson
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Groundbreaking research from around the world is proving the many ways exercise can support health and creating opportunities for the sector to be more valued and useful
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We’re going after health club and spa management contracts for hotels and independent gyms and also planning to launch a You Fit franchise
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"Prescribing exercise will always be preferential to prescribing painkillers, given the risks associated with their long-term use"
Opinion
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The UK’s first dedicated leisure development framework has completed its first four-year term with £144m committed investment in public leisure projects.
Opinion: UK’s first leisure framework celebrates £144m investment in public leisure
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Marc Jones joins Fitronics in new head of commercial role
Marc Jones has joined Fitronics, the company behind The Retention People (TRP) and CoursePro, in a newly created role of Head of Commercial.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Bounce back faster with a new risk-free joiner channel
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07-09 Jun 2021
Virtual summit,
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 5
Health Club Management 2018 issue 5
On the cover: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox on growing a boredom-busting business
5. Editor’s letter: An upward trend
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
13. Letters: Write to reply
Exercise as Medicine degrees are launching – who will pay for these high-level services?
14. People profile: Maria Sharapova
The grand slam champion is launching a fitness design business with Dan Meis
16. People profile: Bryce Hastings
The head of research at Les Mills explains his latest research into calorie burn
18. People profile: John Steele
Loughborough is getting a hotel with altitude bedrooms: get fit while you sleep
20. News round-up:
Deloitte’s European Fitness market report. W Hotels’ new fitness weekend and zingfit’s boutique survey insights
32. Interview: John Treharne
The CEO of the UK’s only listed fitness business on producing record results
38. Ask an expert: Depression
The average age of onset for depression is now 14. Can exercise turn the tide?
42. Feature: Road trip
David Minton reports from California on the latest fitness concepts
48. News report: Fuelling fitness
What will we do with petrol stations once renewables have taken over? Turn them into fitness hubs, say Gensler and Reebok
50. Promotional feature: Precor
Precor has responded to customer requests and introduced striking new colours for its cardiovascular and strength equipment
52. Interview: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox talks to Kate Cracknell about breaking the rules, innovation in fitness concepts and spending £39m on growth
62. News report: e-skin
Tokyo University says a flexible, wireless skin display giving real-time biometric data will soon be available
Health Club Management 2018 issue 5
On the cover: David Cooper
The co-founder of Gymbox on growing a boredom-busting business
66. Training: Mix HIIT up
HIIT is evolving and being combined with other disciplines (HIIT plus a sound bath anyone?). Kath Hudson investigates
72. Interview: Susan Dyson
The co-founder of HiitGirl was inspired by consumer wellness brands to create a boutique HIIT studio for busy women
76. News report: FirstLight
Mark Anthony’s new boutique studio has sunlight simulation as its USP
79. Supplier showcase: Wattbike
This month, the HSBC UK National Cycling Centre in Manchester welcomes the arrival of 12 brand new Wattbikes, as UK sales manager Steve Marshall explains
80. IHRSA update: Active Careers
IHRSA’s career and US salary research
84. Promotional feature: Legend
Industry software provider has been investing in R&D since 2002 to underpin the success of its clients
88. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones brings you the latest inspiring innovations and new launches, from Technogym, Dyaco, Les Mills, Physical Company and EXF Fitness
89. Promotional feature: Technogym
Performance training will be revolutionised by the new Technogym SKILLBIKE
91. Promotional feature: Dyaco
UFC commercial range offers gyms a brand “synonymous with elite-level performance”
93. Design: Changing places
They’re one of the main reasons people join [and leave] a gym. We give a run down on the latest changing room design
97. Directory:
Get connected to industry suppliers
100. Events Calendar:
It’s a busy month for events, with everything from Active Uprising to Elevate and SIBEC. Check out what’s on
1 - 40 of 136
Opinion
promotion
The UK’s first dedicated leisure development framework has completed its first four-year term with £144m committed investment in public leisure projects.
Opinion: UK’s first leisure framework celebrates £144m investment in public leisure
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Marc Jones joins Fitronics in new head of commercial role
Marc Jones has joined Fitronics, the company behind The Retention People (TRP) and CoursePro, in a newly created role of Head of Commercial.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Bounce back faster with a new risk-free joiner channel
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07-09 Jun 2021
Virtual summit,
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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