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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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fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
Features
IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
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Fitness foresight
We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
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Supplier showcase
Fitness expert, Matt Roberts, has chosen Pavigym’s PRAMA system to create an immersive, personalised workout experience at his new gym at The Langley hotel in Berkshire
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feature
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
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
Features
Supplier showcase
Precor’s bikes are bringing success to a wide range of different health and fitness operations, from boutiques to trusts. We look at the latest examples
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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

Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
People
HCM people

Rich Hutson

CEO of CHi Fitness and Co-founder of Fire Fitness
The business wasn’t getting the numbers needed, so I raised the prices by 25 per cent. It worked and we didn’t skip a beat
Job search
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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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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 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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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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