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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 1
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
5. Editor’s letter: A new age of wellness
Wellness looks set to take centre stage in the fitness industry, says Lauretta Ihonor
10. Letters:
How the sector can help Gen Z is discussed
12. People profile: Silke Frank
FIBO’s new event director on taking the show in a different direction this year
14. People profile: Frank Lampard
The ex-footballer’s new venture sees him partnering with a health clinic in Dubai
16. People profile: Timo Leppanen
Stairforce app’s co-creator on tackling inactivity
18. News:
Workout for water raises US$850,000 & Apple GymKit-enabled equipment debuts in Fitness First Australia and Virgin Active UK
29. Events Calendar:
SPATEX is one of several upcoming events
30. Interview: Robert Cook
The MD of Virgin Active UK tells us about his plans for making wellness and customer service key priorities for the fitness brand
36. Ask an expert : Data-driven training
As more gyms invest in data-driven cardio training, is the gym-floor PT likely to become a thing of the past?
40. Promotional feature: SRS
The power of data driven stock management
42. Interview: Rhian Stephenson
The woman behind the evolution of Psycle on going from brand nutritionist to CEO
50. Industry trends: Staying on trend
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson share the industry trends revealed in the annual report
54. Interview: Avi Yehiel
WeWork’s head of wellness explains why the workspace brand has launched a gym
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
58. Talking point: Picture perfect
We discuss if it’s time for gyms to stop using images of unrealistically perfect physiques in marketing materials
62. Promotional feature: Fitquest
Science meets fitness
64. Round-up: Focus on inclusivity
UFIT, InstructAbility, Enable Me and SFC are striving to increase industry inclusivity
70. Buyer insight: Paul Batty
David Lloyd Clubs’ head of procurement explains how he makes purchasing decisions
72. Promotional feature: Bodytec
Bringing EMS personal training to the classic low-cost gym
74. Nutrition: Fitness nutrition
As gym-goers become more nutritionally savvy, they are demanding more tailored food options. How are operators responding to the opportunity presented?
78. SIBEC 2017 review: Olympic Dreams
Keynote speaker Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards talks to us about going to the Calgary Winter Olympics and the power of sport
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Kiosks, Concierges and Convenience
82. ukactive update: The year of action
ukactive’s CEO Steve Ward says the charity is focused on turning “promises into action”
84. IHRSA update: Derek Gallup
IHRSA’s new chair shares his plans for his time at the organisation and discusses his role at private-equity firm NeV
86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Technogym and Versaclimber are among the latest fitness products on the market
92. Research: Vision fitness
US researchers say that regular exercise may be the secret to reducing the risk of the common eye condition glaucoma
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IHRSA Update
Successful international fitness operators, including Fitness First, Gold’s Gym, and World’s Gym, have expanded into the Middle East
Features
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EMS training is having a major impact on the studio and gym market and being used by athletes, celebrities and also for rehabilitation. We talk to a select group of studio owners to hear how they’re maximising the versatility of this type of training
Features
Ask the experts
The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
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Body scanning
Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
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Social responsibility
A year after the launch of its first outdoor gym made from melted down, confiscated knives, Steel Warriors has won the support of the Co-op, which has pledged to fund the roll-out of a further 20 calisthenics gyms, as Kath Hudson reports
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‘TRX® for Yoga’ education fuses suspension training and yoga, says Julian Woolley
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Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
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People
HCM people

Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
People
If you want to work with a PT and do some elite-level training, our facilities allow for that, but if you just want to go in and train on your own, you’ll get a good return for your time and energy
People
HCM people

Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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?
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: Vital Tech
Vital Dome is the company’s patented and proprietary technology. Vital Tech has full control over ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2018 issue 1
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
5. Editor’s letter: A new age of wellness
Wellness looks set to take centre stage in the fitness industry, says Lauretta Ihonor
10. Letters:
How the sector can help Gen Z is discussed
12. People profile: Silke Frank
FIBO’s new event director on taking the show in a different direction this year
14. People profile: Frank Lampard
The ex-footballer’s new venture sees him partnering with a health clinic in Dubai
16. People profile: Timo Leppanen
Stairforce app’s co-creator on tackling inactivity
18. News:
Workout for water raises US$850,000 & Apple GymKit-enabled equipment debuts in Fitness First Australia and Virgin Active UK
29. Events Calendar:
SPATEX is one of several upcoming events
30. Interview: Robert Cook
The MD of Virgin Active UK tells us about his plans for making wellness and customer service key priorities for the fitness brand
36. Ask an expert : Data-driven training
As more gyms invest in data-driven cardio training, is the gym-floor PT likely to become a thing of the past?
40. Promotional feature: SRS
The power of data driven stock management
42. Interview: Rhian Stephenson
The woman behind the evolution of Psycle on going from brand nutritionist to CEO
50. Industry trends: Staying on trend
ClubIntel’s Stephen Tharrett and Mark Williamson share the industry trends revealed in the annual report
54. Interview: Avi Yehiel
WeWork’s head of wellness explains why the workspace brand has launched a gym
Health Club Management 2018 issue 1
On the cover: Rhian Stephenson
Psycle’s CEO on transforming an indoor cycling studio into a multi-concept brand
58. Talking point: Picture perfect
We discuss if it’s time for gyms to stop using images of unrealistically perfect physiques in marketing materials
62. Promotional feature: Fitquest
Science meets fitness
64. Round-up: Focus on inclusivity
UFIT, InstructAbility, Enable Me and SFC are striving to increase industry inclusivity
70. Buyer insight: Paul Batty
David Lloyd Clubs’ head of procurement explains how he makes purchasing decisions
72. Promotional feature: Bodytec
Bringing EMS personal training to the classic low-cost gym
74. Nutrition: Fitness nutrition
As gym-goers become more nutritionally savvy, they are demanding more tailored food options. How are operators responding to the opportunity presented?
78. SIBEC 2017 review: Olympic Dreams
Keynote speaker Eddie ‘the Eagle’ Edwards talks to us about going to the Calgary Winter Olympics and the power of sport
80. Promotional feature: Legend
Kiosks, Concierges and Convenience
82. ukactive update: The year of action
ukactive’s CEO Steve Ward says the charity is focused on turning “promises into action”
84. IHRSA update: Derek Gallup
IHRSA’s new chair shares his plans for his time at the organisation and discusses his role at private-equity firm NeV
86. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Technogym and Versaclimber are among the latest fitness products on the market
92. Research: Vision fitness
US researchers say that regular exercise may be the secret to reducing the risk of the common eye condition glaucoma
1 - 40 of 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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?
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Vital Tech
Vital Dome is the company’s patented and proprietary technology. Vital Tech has full control over ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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