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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
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Design focus
Fitness giant Les Mills has launched three new studio spaces at its Auckland City Gym in New Zealand
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Trends
Retreats are where boutique fitness is at in 2020. High-end operators are now designing packages to take their communities to inspiring locations, in order to escape everyday life and immerse themselves in exercise, mindfulness and relaxation. Kath Hudson reports
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Talking point
As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
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Corporate wellness
Corporate wellness is getting on to the agenda of a growing number of companies, who appreciate the fact their employees are their number one asset. Kath Hudson reports
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People
One day, as our estate continues to grow, it might even be that we create an Evolution Wellness membership and app – a way of aggregating across the total portfolio, allowing people to consume any of our brands by using credits from their digital membership
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HCM people

Groupe Arkose

Groupe Arkose: co-founders
Bouldering is more than a trend: it’s fun and healthy, strongly aspirational, easily accessible, highly motivating and promotes social interaction
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Kam Panesar

Awakn: Founder and CEO
Years of studying the greats – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs – combined with my own life lessons – led to the Awakn 7 pillars process and my goal to Awakn London
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Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is more than gym equipment, we offer innovative solutions for all ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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