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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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Features
Research
Perhaps a ‘federal’ approach that sees local trusts retained, but with shared back of house services is the way forward?
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
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
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
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
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
Supplier showcase
Prestigious estate, Stoke Park, has invested in a new fitness technology upgrade by Matrix
Features
People
People in Club V trust me and I want to do the best for them and help them progress
People
We only need 3,000 members to break even. It takes the pressure off when you hit that in pre-sale
People
Member confidence is the single most important factor, and I say – without doing so lightly – that our cleanliness standards, protocols and marketing are the best I’ve seen in the industry
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: GymPraaktis develops AI Exercise Engine software to revolutionise at-home fitness
Health and wellness software company, GymPraaktis, is launching its new Exercise Engine software for gyms and members looking to improve their fitness routines from home.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex develops new personalised HIIT programme to support the overweight getting into fitness
As the government announced its new obesity strategy to limit the impact of a potential second wave of COVID-19, HIIT specialists, Speedflex are also doing their bit to help tackle the issue.
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Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
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Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
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REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
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Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
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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 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 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: GymPraaktis develops AI Exercise Engine software to revolutionise at-home fitness
Health and wellness software company, GymPraaktis, is launching its new Exercise Engine software for gyms and members looking to improve their fitness routines from home.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex develops new personalised HIIT programme to support the overweight getting into fitness
As the government announced its new obesity strategy to limit the impact of a potential second wave of COVID-19, HIIT specialists, Speedflex are also doing their bit to help tackle the issue.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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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