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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 120
Latest News
Online fitness marketplace Hussle has reached overfunded status within days of launching its first ever ...
Latest News
Studio Ramoprimo has created a gym in Beijing's Indigo East Hotel that is designed to ...
Latest News
Huw Edwards, CEO of ukactive, has written to Boris Johnson, requesting that the Prime Minister's ...
Latest News
Personal training company Ultimate Performance has revealed plans to add three new clubs to its ...
Latest News
Increased exercise levels can significantly reduce the chances of developing depression, even among people who ...
Latest News
Wellness company MYXfitness has become the latest company to launch an on-demand, at-home fitness offer, ...
Latest News
Franchised operator Planet Fitness has unveiled plans to expand its footprint into Australia. The first ...
Latest News
US-based climbing centre operator Brooklyn Boulders is looking to expand its boutique fitness studio concept ...
Features
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
Features
Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is hot right now, with more people attracted to its cited benefits, from reduced recovery time to improved sleep quality. Operators offering this chilly experience give us their advice
Features
feature
If you think of school leavers when you think of apprentices, think again. Apprenticeships are far from limited to career starters, with new generation programmes tailor-made to bring out the best in accomplished managers
Features
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
Features
Supplier showcase

Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
Features
feature
A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
Features
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
Features
People
HCM people

Gita Sjahrir

Founder, R-FITNESS
We became the first boutique fitness brand in all of Southeast Asia to ever raise venture capital backing. This was positive for the industry as it signalled that the industry had growth potential
People
My vision, based on my own personal experience, would be for physical activity to become the norm – not something you have to make an effort to do, but something you just go ‘yeah, that’s part of my everyday life’
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 news
Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
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
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
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 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 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
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
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
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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