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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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Promotional feature
Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
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fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
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Gen Z
Gen Z has come of age, and is engaging with fitness in new ways. We look at how health clubs can appeal to this young, tech-savvy and value-conscious age group
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Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
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When setting up a new fitness offering, having a point of difference is key. Two businesses tell us how Electro Muscle Stimulation has been successful in helping them to stand out from the rest
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Talking point
Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
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Premier Global NASM has introduced a Nutrition Certification course to help fitness professionals give their clients the tools to achieve long-lasting, healthy behaviours
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People
Rather than just being an outdoor fitness company, we felt we could evolve and adapt the business to become a dominating force in fitness generally
People
HCM people

Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
People
HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
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International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
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Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
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Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
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30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, 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
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fusion Lifestyle incorporates Power Plate into ‘INTENCITY Studios’
Fusion Lifestyle, the highly experienced sports and leisure management brand is working with Power Plate to integrate vibration training into its high intensity fitness studios.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
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
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, 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
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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