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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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2019 issue 1
Health Club Management 2019 issue 1
On the Cover: Philip Newborough
The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management on investing in fitness with a social conscience
7. Editor's letter: Gym bashing has to stop
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
14. Letters: Write to reply
More appreciation – and pay – for instructors
18. People profile: Andy Tee
The co-founder of V1BE on taking a London boutique concept to Manchester
20. People profile: Susan Grady
The CEO of Kildare Sport and Leisure shares her story with HCM
22. International news:
Online fi tness platform Zwift secures US$120m funding
24. UK news:
82 per cent of kids fail to hit recommended activity levels
29. Research news:
Wellbeing should ‘sit alongside other subjects’ at school
30. Interview: Peter Wright
The new CEO of Xercise4Less – one of the founders of Virgin Active – says the budget operator is gearing up to double in size
38. Talking point: Switching to prevention
Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced the government is changing its focus from cure to prevention. Is his plan deliverable? We ask the experts
44. Training: Legal high
Altitude training is growing in popularity as the ‘train like an athlete’ trend sees more people getting serious about exercise
48. News report: Alan Chambers
The Arctic explorer shared insights into team building and working under extreme pressure at SIBEC
50. Interview: Philip Newborough
The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management, which has backed The Gym Group, Planet Fitness and Fitness Hut tells Kate Cracknell every business needs to think about social impact
56. Promotional feature: Precor
Fitness gets personal
Health Club Management 2019 issue 1
On the Cover: Philip Newborough
The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management on investing in fitness with a social conscience
58. IHRSA Update: Best year ever
The latest numbers from the US show health clubs had more members in 2017 than at any time since records began. IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh reports
60. Retail: Retail revenue
Operators share creative ways they’re tapping retail as a revenue source, including a partnership between More Yoga and musician, Goldie
64. Sweating the details: Content that kills
Jak Phillips says we need to stop demonising screen use and adopt a more nuanced attitude
66. Software: Get upgraded
HCM kicks off 2019 with a rundown of the latest software features available, including queue management, facial recognition, health outcomes management and a partnership with Strava
72. Interview: Joe Gaunt
After a career with Virgin Active, Fitness First and WeWork, Gaunt has devised and launched a new fitness business called Hero. He explains the concept to Kate Cracknell
80. Fitness testing: Body Insights
Fitness testing and body scanning is becoming a must-have for gyms. HCM gives the low down on the latest systems
91. Supplier showcase:
Trafford Leisure have joined forces with DFC, The Engine Room turns indoor rowing into a fitness experience with Technogym and FTC Gym in Suffolk working closely with TRX
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
A look at new kit from Matrix and a running training app from Wellbeats
97. Promotional feature: Core Health
Star Trac’s FreeRunner delivers a revolutionary running experience while cutting costs for owners
99. Promotional feature: Xn Leisure
Making science fiction a reality – the rise of facial recognition in health clubs across the UK
100. HCM Directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
1 - 40 of 125
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Features
Coronavirus
As clubs were ordered to close, one logical response was to freeze memberships, despite the financial difficulties it would cause. However, many operators found their community was willing to support them, as Kath Hudson reports
Features
Software
With the coronavirus pandemic forcing gyms across the world to temporarily close their doors, staying connected to your members digitally has never been more important. Software suppliers tell Steph Eaves how they’re contributing
Features
Coronavirus
The coronavirus pandemic has inspired a huge pivot to digital right across the industry, from sole traders to large chains and trusts. Kath Hudson looks at some of the offerings pulled together in lightning fast time to keep members active and sane
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Opinion
Myzone’s Tamara Bailey says finding a way through the coronavirus crisis will mean taking an honest look at how successful your member engagement really is
Features
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Premier Global NASM has restructured its education offering to create new career pathways to help personal trainers and individuals entering the sector navigate their way to career success. Dan Rees explains the rationale
Features
Coronavirus
As the sector looks into the void of the COVID-19 lockdown and its aftermath, Duncan Wood-Allum presents a blueprint for a positive future
Features
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Matrix Connected Solutions helps Roko deliver a digital member experience beyond the four walls of the clubs
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People
Kate Cracknell talks connected health and digital transformation with Chris Blackwell-Frost, Martin Friend and Rick Crawford from Nuffield Health’s senior management team
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People
Around 50% of our members are currently continuing to pay full membership, with another 10% taking up virtual-only digital membership
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Opinion
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Hedgehog Concept Ltd has developed software that allows its clients to track usage and customer volume on a minute to minute basis.
Opinion: Is your software fit for COVID-19?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass partners with Wexer to launch on-demand workouts for operators
Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for its 2,200+ operator partners. The platform comprises more than 500 workouts from 18 content providers including Zumba and Gaiam.
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    Catalogue Gallery
    Click on a catalogue to view it online
    Directory
    Flooring
    Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
    Management software
    Fisikal: Management software
    Gym flooring
    REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
    Locking solutions
    Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
    Fitness Software
    FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
    Spa software
    SpaBooker: Spa software
    Skincare
    Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
    Independent service & maintenance
    Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
    Fitness equipment
    TRX Training: Fitness equipment
    Exercise equipment
    Power Plate: Exercise equipment
    Property & Tenders
    Greywell, Hampshire
    Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
    Property & Tenders
    Derby City Council
    Property & Tenders
    Diary dates
    13 Jun 2020
    Worldwide, Various,
    Diary dates
    06-07 Jul 2020
    Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
    Diary dates
    28-31 Aug 2020
    Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
    Diary dates
    21-24 Sep 2020
    Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
    Diary dates
    01-02 Oct 2020
    Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
    Diary dates
    11-12 Oct 2020
    ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
    Diary dates
    17-23 Oct 2020
    Pinggu, Beijing, China
    Diary dates
    27-30 Oct 2020
    Messe Stuttgart, Germany
    Diary dates
    30-31 Oct 2020
    NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Diary dates
    27-28 Nov 2020
    Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
    Diary dates

    Health Club Management magazine

    2019 issue 1
    Health Club Management 2019 issue 1
    On the Cover: Philip Newborough
    The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management on investing in fitness with a social conscience
    7. Editor's letter: Gym bashing has to stop
    Liz Terry shares her thoughts
    14. Letters: Write to reply
    More appreciation – and pay – for instructors
    18. People profile: Andy Tee
    The co-founder of V1BE on taking a London boutique concept to Manchester
    20. People profile: Susan Grady
    The CEO of Kildare Sport and Leisure shares her story with HCM
    22. International news:
    Online fi tness platform Zwift secures US$120m funding
    24. UK news:
    82 per cent of kids fail to hit recommended activity levels
    29. Research news:
    Wellbeing should ‘sit alongside other subjects’ at school
    30. Interview: Peter Wright
    The new CEO of Xercise4Less – one of the founders of Virgin Active – says the budget operator is gearing up to double in size
    38. Talking point: Switching to prevention
    Health secretary Matt Hancock has announced the government is changing its focus from cure to prevention. Is his plan deliverable? We ask the experts
    44. Training: Legal high
    Altitude training is growing in popularity as the ‘train like an athlete’ trend sees more people getting serious about exercise
    48. News report: Alan Chambers
    The Arctic explorer shared insights into team building and working under extreme pressure at SIBEC
    50. Interview: Philip Newborough
    The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management, which has backed The Gym Group, Planet Fitness and Fitness Hut tells Kate Cracknell every business needs to think about social impact
    56. Promotional feature: Precor
    Fitness gets personal
    Health Club Management 2019 issue 1
    On the Cover: Philip Newborough
    The co-founder of Bridges Fund Management on investing in fitness with a social conscience
    58. IHRSA Update: Best year ever
    The latest numbers from the US show health clubs had more members in 2017 than at any time since records began. IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh reports
    60. Retail: Retail revenue
    Operators share creative ways they’re tapping retail as a revenue source, including a partnership between More Yoga and musician, Goldie
    64. Sweating the details: Content that kills
    Jak Phillips says we need to stop demonising screen use and adopt a more nuanced attitude
    66. Software: Get upgraded
    HCM kicks off 2019 with a rundown of the latest software features available, including queue management, facial recognition, health outcomes management and a partnership with Strava
    72. Interview: Joe Gaunt
    After a career with Virgin Active, Fitness First and WeWork, Gaunt has devised and launched a new fitness business called Hero. He explains the concept to Kate Cracknell
    80. Fitness testing: Body Insights
    Fitness testing and body scanning is becoming a must-have for gyms. HCM gives the low down on the latest systems
    91. Supplier showcase:
    Trafford Leisure have joined forces with DFC, The Engine Room turns indoor rowing into a fitness experience with Technogym and FTC Gym in Suffolk working closely with TRX
    96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
    A look at new kit from Matrix and a running training app from Wellbeats
    97. Promotional feature: Core Health
    Star Trac’s FreeRunner delivers a revolutionary running experience while cutting costs for owners
    99. Promotional feature: Xn Leisure
    Making science fiction a reality – the rise of facial recognition in health clubs across the UK
    100. HCM Directory:
    HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
    1 - 40 of 125
    Job search
    POST YOUR JOB
    Opinion
    promotion
    Hedgehog Concept Ltd has developed software that allows its clients to track usage and customer volume on a minute to minute basis.
    Opinion: Is your software fit for COVID-19?
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
    Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
    Featured supplier news
    Featured supplier: Gympass partners with Wexer to launch on-demand workouts for operators
    Gympass has launched Gympass Plus - including an on-demand platform powered by Wexer - for its 2,200+ operator partners. The platform comprises more than 500 workouts from 18 content providers including Zumba and Gaiam.
    Video Gallery
    Technogym mywellness app
    Technogym
    Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
    More videos:
      Company profiles
      Company profile: MiE FitQuest
      FitQuest (MiE Medical Research) are specialists in the field of human performance measurement. We have ...
      Company profiles
      Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
      Core Health & Fitness is more than gym equipment, we offer innovative solutions for all ...
      Catalogue Gallery
      Click on a catalogue to view it online
      Directory
      Flooring
      Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
      Management software
      Fisikal: Management software
      Gym flooring
      REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
      Locking solutions
      Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
      Fitness Software
      FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
      Spa software
      SpaBooker: Spa software
      Skincare
      Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
      Independent service & maintenance
      Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
      Fitness equipment
      TRX Training: Fitness equipment
      Exercise equipment
      Power Plate: Exercise equipment
      Property & Tenders
      Greywell, Hampshire
      Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
      Property & Tenders
      Derby City Council
      Property & Tenders
      Diary dates
      13 Jun 2020
      Worldwide, Various,
      Diary dates
      06-07 Jul 2020
      Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      28-31 Aug 2020
      Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
      Diary dates
      21-24 Sep 2020
      Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
      Diary dates
      01-02 Oct 2020
      Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      11-12 Oct 2020
      ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      17-23 Oct 2020
      Pinggu, Beijing, China
      Diary dates
      27-30 Oct 2020
      Messe Stuttgart, Germany
      Diary dates
      30-31 Oct 2020
      NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
      27-28 Nov 2020
      Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
      Diary dates
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