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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 7
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness tourism
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. Letters: Write to reply
We must train PTs to support members with mental health issues, says The Training Room’s Greg Slade
14. People profile: Oliver Chipp
We talk to the new UK master franchisor for Xponential Fitness brand CycleBar
16. People profile: More Yoga
The founders tell us about their plan to become the UK’s dominant yoga chain
18. People profile: Jaimie Chin-Dickey
Developing a community at UN1T
20. News:
David Lloyd Leisure enters the German market, The Gym Group buys up easyGym, PureGym acquires Soho Gyms
30. Promotional feature: Premier Global NASM
Last year, Premier Global NASM trained 3,000 fitness professionals in the UK
32. Ask an experts: Bridging the gap
What can the industry do to close the health gap between rich and poor?
36. Interview: Stuart Broster
The Anytime Fitness CEO on plans to become the UK’s largest operator
42. Design: Soho House
The newly developed members club features a large, luxury gym
46. Promotional feature: énergie Fitness
énergie Fitness has opened new headquarters that puts employee wellness, productivity and the needs of franchisees centre-stage
48. Interview: Ralph Scholz
The MD of The Mirai explains the strategy behind McFIT’s 20,000sq m, free-to-use mega gym, which will include a trade show element and aim to attract both locals and ‘fitness tourists’
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
54. Research: Growth factor
A report on the industry has identified corporate wellness as offering growth opportunities for fitness operators
60. News report: Lake Nona
A ‘performance resort’ and spa is coming to a master-planned community in Florida. We take a look at the scheme
62. Profile: Tony de Leede
The entrepreneur explains the concept behind Club W, which is aimed at helping older woman ‘live longer by living well’
68. Pool fitness: Pool party
We take a look at the most exciting pool fitness classes on the market
74. Boutique trends: Boutique Boom
Boutique gym-goers are young, female and like working out on Tuesdays, according to ukactive’s report
78. ukactive: Active Lab finalists
Following the recent awards night, we take a look at the finalists and winner
83. Supplier showcase: Innovating fitness
Core Health & Fitness fits out Planet Fitness, the largest private gym in Wales
84. Tech: Smooth service
Health club management software providers’ predictions for the future
88. Tech: Smart and flexible
A look at payment solutions that maximise revenue and keep members happy
92. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
We round up the latest product launches from the health and fitness industry
98. Events calendar:
Check out these upcoming events
1 - 40 of 119
Latest News
Global boutique fitness giant Xponential Fitness has appointed Michael Abramson, president of D1 Sports Training, ...
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Physical fitness has been associated with better brain structure and brain functioning in adults. The ...
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The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength ...
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Saudi Arabia-based Leejam Sports Company has appointed former Bannatyne Group chief executive Justin Musgrove as ...
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Disability organisation Purple has claimed that health club operators and gyms are losing "millions of ...
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New Barnet Leisure Centre in North London has become the second new facility to open ...
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Four Seasons has teamed up with fitness expert and Four Seasons Global Fitness Advisor Harley ...
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Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased The Bar Method – ...
Features
feature
New refurbishment featuring Technogym’s Biocircuit sees 27 per cent membership growth in the first six months at Macclesfield Leisure Centre
Features
Promotional feature
Premier Global NASM has introduced a Nutrition Certification course to help fitness professionals give their clients the tools to achieve long-lasting, healthy behaviours
Features
Cycling
Why does indoor cycling attract so many loyal followers? Abi Harris ask industry innovators how much is down to the instructor and what part the kit has to play
Features
Flooring
Thanks to the rise in popularity of functional zones, there’s been an increased call for turf. We take a look at some of the turf products being installed
Features
Promotional feature
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
Features
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
Features
Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
Features
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
Taking on BMF wasn’t without its risks: it might seem a simple model, but it’s actually a tough business to make any serious value out of
People
WE11 is a disruptive model and is going to cause mayhem in the industry: we’ve flipped the script and given the PTs a fair deal, instead of rinsing them
Job search
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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: Dyaco grows UK business with new headquarters and key appointment
Following a year of strong growth, leading fitness equipment provider Dyaco has moved to a new UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, marking a significant milestone for the company.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
Company profiles
Company profile: The JC Group
The JC Group is home to JC Facilities Management, JC Leisure Solutions, JC Water Services, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 7
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
5. Editor’s letter: Fitness tourism
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
12. Letters: Write to reply
We must train PTs to support members with mental health issues, says The Training Room’s Greg Slade
14. People profile: Oliver Chipp
We talk to the new UK master franchisor for Xponential Fitness brand CycleBar
16. People profile: More Yoga
The founders tell us about their plan to become the UK’s dominant yoga chain
18. People profile: Jaimie Chin-Dickey
Developing a community at UN1T
20. News:
David Lloyd Leisure enters the German market, The Gym Group buys up easyGym, PureGym acquires Soho Gyms
30. Promotional feature: Premier Global NASM
Last year, Premier Global NASM trained 3,000 fitness professionals in the UK
32. Ask an experts: Bridging the gap
What can the industry do to close the health gap between rich and poor?
36. Interview: Stuart Broster
The Anytime Fitness CEO on plans to become the UK’s largest operator
42. Design: Soho House
The newly developed members club features a large, luxury gym
46. Promotional feature: énergie Fitness
énergie Fitness has opened new headquarters that puts employee wellness, productivity and the needs of franchisees centre-stage
48. Interview: Ralph Scholz
The MD of The Mirai explains the strategy behind McFIT’s 20,000sq m, free-to-use mega gym, which will include a trade show element and aim to attract both locals and ‘fitness tourists’
Health Club Management 2018 issue 7
On the cover: Ralph Scholz
Shaking up the industry with The Mirai from McFit: 20,000sq m of fitness (and it’s free to use)
54. Research: Growth factor
A report on the industry has identified corporate wellness as offering growth opportunities for fitness operators
60. News report: Lake Nona
A ‘performance resort’ and spa is coming to a master-planned community in Florida. We take a look at the scheme
62. Profile: Tony de Leede
The entrepreneur explains the concept behind Club W, which is aimed at helping older woman ‘live longer by living well’
68. Pool fitness: Pool party
We take a look at the most exciting pool fitness classes on the market
74. Boutique trends: Boutique Boom
Boutique gym-goers are young, female and like working out on Tuesdays, according to ukactive’s report
78. ukactive: Active Lab finalists
Following the recent awards night, we take a look at the finalists and winner
83. Supplier showcase: Innovating fitness
Core Health & Fitness fits out Planet Fitness, the largest private gym in Wales
84. Tech: Smooth service
Health club management software providers’ predictions for the future
88. Tech: Smart and flexible
A look at payment solutions that maximise revenue and keep members happy
92. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
We round up the latest product launches from the health and fitness industry
98. Events calendar:
Check out these upcoming events
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: Dyaco grows UK business with new headquarters and key appointment
Following a year of strong growth, leading fitness equipment provider Dyaco has moved to a new UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, marking a significant milestone for the company.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
Company profiles
Company profile: The JC Group
The JC Group is home to JC Facilities Management, JC Leisure Solutions, JC Water Services, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates
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