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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 6
Health Club Management 2018 issue 6
On the cover: Les Mills
Celebrating 50 years of passion for fitness
5. Editor’s letter: Focus on property
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
13. Letters: Write to reply
Jenny Patrickson of Active IQ calls for collaboration, rather than competition, in the awarding organisation sector
14. People profile: Louise Parker
The fitness and diet guru, known for her six-week programme, takes her workout and wellness concept to Harrods
16. People profile: Idris Allan
Argos – recently acquired by Sainsbury’s – is making a bid for the home fitness market and using social media influencers to target a younger audience
18. News:
Xponential Fitness begins expansion in the UK; The Gym Group CEO, John Treharne, hands over the reins; and the UK fitness sector is worth £5bn
29. ukactive update: Save the children
Jack Shakespeare, head of ukactive Kids, argues for a collective approach to beating childhood inactivity – a trend that has consequences just as serious as childhood obesity
30. Ask an expert: Get real
Steph Eaves digs into the challenges faced by operators around securing new sites in the current real estate market
36. Interview: Justin Musgrove
Bannatyne is on a roll. Its CEO explains how creating “affordable luxury” has allowed the brand to grow and set its sights on extending into Europe
42. Research: Growth study
The European Health & Fitness Market Report from EuropeActive and Deloitte finds David Lloyd Leisure is the most profitable operator in Europe
48. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym has developed a programme specifically designed to combat diabetes, giving operators the perfect way to attract and assist this segment of the population
50. IHRSA update: Asia Pacific
The latest Asia Pacific research from IHRSA and Deloitte shows significant growth potential for the fitness market in Asia, where penetration rates range widely from 0.15 to 15.3 per cent
54. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Parkwood Leisure and Legend Club Management Systems have collaborated to develop a new Customer Management Module, which combines enterprise-level reporting with membership sales and prospecting functionality to drive revenue
Health Club Management 2018 issue 6
On the cover: Les Mills
Celebrating 50 years of passion for fitness
56. Interview: Les Mills 50th
Three generations of the Mills family talk to HCM to mark their 50 years of passion for fitness and wellbeing
66. Profile: Sebastian Lagree
As a Lagree studio opens at the Nobu Hotel in London, the founder shares his vision of creating a better world for all through wellbeing and health
72. Promotional feature: Active IQ
Now in its 15th year of operation, awarding organisation Active IQ continues to go from strength to strength, supporting the industry with new initiatives and resources
74. Interview: Steel Warriors
The police confiscate a ton of knives in London every month. Pia Fontes and Ben Wintour have set up Steel Warriors, a charity that re-forges them to make urban gyms for the community
79. Supplier showcase: Luxury upgrade
Projects from Safe Space and FitQuest
82. Events calendar:
It’s a busy time for events, with everything from Active Uprising to FIBO China and IHRSA/Fitness Brasil
87. Flooring: Style & substance
Flooring is the foundation of a gym, both in look and feel. We take a look at recent projects that are making an impact
92. Promotional feature: DFC
Maintaining a successful membership strategy can be challenging, but DFC’s revenue management system can save time and money – and help keep members engaged
95. FIBO special: Product Innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones brings you a bumper round-up of the newest products, which were all launched at FIBO 2018
99. Promotional feature: Life Fitness
Life Fitness has launched its first ever club management system, the Halo Fitness Cloud
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With the first of a planned 105 clubs across the UK and Ireland up and running, UFC GYM turned to the expertise of DFC to ensure a simpler membership process for members
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Northumbria University has partnered with Matrix Fitness to fit out its newly refurbished sports centre and gym, using the latest in fitness technology to motivate members
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Pulse Fitness has installed a premium fitness facility at The University of Liverpool, fitting the space with its state-of-the-art equipment to appeal to staff and students alike
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Cycling
In last month’s issue we grilled operators about what makes the best indoor cycling class, and they agreed instructors play a crucial part in the overall class experience. Now we’re asking the experts on the frontline for their thoughts on what makes indoor cycling such a phenomenon
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Thought leaders
Equinox and SoulCycle became mired in controversy recently, when the CEO and majority shareholder of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for President Trump’s re-election. What's the way forward for these brands and what can we learn from this furore? Kath Hudson asks the thought leaders
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Active ageing
The 2019 Moving Communities report highlighted that the silver pound could drive significant growth in public leisure. Operators are capitalising on this potential revenue stream, but uptake is slow. Utku Topraksevten investigates
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Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
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People
you can never sit back and say ‘yeah, we’ve got it now, it’s all sorted’. With each change of government, each change of minister, you have to keep working on those relationships
People
HCM people

Rachael Blumberg

Platefit: creator and founder
People know yoga, Pilates, HIIT and Barry’s Bootcamp, but many don’t know vibration training and it’s my intention, passion and purpose to make it available and bring it to the world
People
One of the opportunities we’re looking at is in London. The location doesn’t suit a low-cost gym, but would suit a boutique-style model. - John Oxley
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Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
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Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Video Gallery
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
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Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
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28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
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23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
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25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
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04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
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13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
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17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 6
Health Club Management 2018 issue 6
On the cover: Les Mills
Celebrating 50 years of passion for fitness
5. Editor’s letter: Focus on property
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
13. Letters: Write to reply
Jenny Patrickson of Active IQ calls for collaboration, rather than competition, in the awarding organisation sector
14. People profile: Louise Parker
The fitness and diet guru, known for her six-week programme, takes her workout and wellness concept to Harrods
16. People profile: Idris Allan
Argos – recently acquired by Sainsbury’s – is making a bid for the home fitness market and using social media influencers to target a younger audience
18. News:
Xponential Fitness begins expansion in the UK; The Gym Group CEO, John Treharne, hands over the reins; and the UK fitness sector is worth £5bn
29. ukactive update: Save the children
Jack Shakespeare, head of ukactive Kids, argues for a collective approach to beating childhood inactivity – a trend that has consequences just as serious as childhood obesity
30. Ask an expert: Get real
Steph Eaves digs into the challenges faced by operators around securing new sites in the current real estate market
36. Interview: Justin Musgrove
Bannatyne is on a roll. Its CEO explains how creating “affordable luxury” has allowed the brand to grow and set its sights on extending into Europe
42. Research: Growth study
The European Health & Fitness Market Report from EuropeActive and Deloitte finds David Lloyd Leisure is the most profitable operator in Europe
48. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym has developed a programme specifically designed to combat diabetes, giving operators the perfect way to attract and assist this segment of the population
50. IHRSA update: Asia Pacific
The latest Asia Pacific research from IHRSA and Deloitte shows significant growth potential for the fitness market in Asia, where penetration rates range widely from 0.15 to 15.3 per cent
54. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Parkwood Leisure and Legend Club Management Systems have collaborated to develop a new Customer Management Module, which combines enterprise-level reporting with membership sales and prospecting functionality to drive revenue
Health Club Management 2018 issue 6
On the cover: Les Mills
Celebrating 50 years of passion for fitness
56. Interview: Les Mills 50th
Three generations of the Mills family talk to HCM to mark their 50 years of passion for fitness and wellbeing
66. Profile: Sebastian Lagree
As a Lagree studio opens at the Nobu Hotel in London, the founder shares his vision of creating a better world for all through wellbeing and health
72. Promotional feature: Active IQ
Now in its 15th year of operation, awarding organisation Active IQ continues to go from strength to strength, supporting the industry with new initiatives and resources
74. Interview: Steel Warriors
The police confiscate a ton of knives in London every month. Pia Fontes and Ben Wintour have set up Steel Warriors, a charity that re-forges them to make urban gyms for the community
79. Supplier showcase: Luxury upgrade
Projects from Safe Space and FitQuest
82. Events calendar:
It’s a busy time for events, with everything from Active Uprising to FIBO China and IHRSA/Fitness Brasil
87. Flooring: Style & substance
Flooring is the foundation of a gym, both in look and feel. We take a look at recent projects that are making an impact
92. Promotional feature: DFC
Maintaining a successful membership strategy can be challenging, but DFC’s revenue management system can save time and money – and help keep members engaged
95. FIBO special: Product Innovations
Lauren Heath-Jones brings you a bumper round-up of the newest products, which were all launched at FIBO 2018
99. Promotional feature: Life Fitness
Life Fitness has launched its first ever club management system, the Halo Fitness Cloud
1 - 40 of 121
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Video Gallery
Harlands Group testimonial
Harlands Group
Harlands Group - Testimonial from 'Unity Leisure'. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Ltd
Incorpore is a leading fitness and wellness company who have been successfully delivering solutions to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EZ-Runner Systems Ltd
With over 600 clients worldwide in Spa, Golf, Health Club, Hotel and Kids Play Leisure, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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