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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 10
Health Club Management 2019 issue 10
On the Cover: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Tanni Grey-Thompson discusses ukactive’s priorities
5. Editor's letter: Movement = happiness
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
10. HCM People: Gita Sjahrir
The founder of R-Fitness on becoming the first boutique fitness brand in Southeast Asia to secure venture capital backing
14. HCM People: Rachael Blumberg
The creator and founder of Platefit, based in Los Angeles, is dedicated to educating people on the benefits of vibration training
16. HCM People: José Teixeira
The head of customer experience at SC Fitness in Portugal explains how analysing data is the key to understanding members and increasing retention
20. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world
27. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important industry events taking place in October and November, including the Women in Wellness Leadership Conference and the ukactive National Summit
28. Interview: Paul Juris
Brooklyn Boulders’ director of sports science tells how the climbing brand is incorporating fitness into its offering, with tech that gives a workout efficiency score
38. Promotional feature: Active IQ
Maximising your Managers
40. Thought leaders: Equinox, Soul Cycle and Trump
Equinox and Soul Cycle lost members when it became known that the CEO of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for Donald Trump. What can we learn?
46. Interview: Sandra Dodd & John Oxley
The senior management team at Places Leisure discuss commercial diversification and reveal a new launch
58. Promotional feature: Technogym
IT FITS YOU Introducing Technogym Biocircuit
60. Interview: Tanni Grey-Thompson
The time has come for government to act with urgency and focus for the health of the nation, says the ukactive chair
Health Club Management 2019 issue 10
On the Cover: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Tanni Grey-Thompson discusses ukactive’s priorities
66. Interview: Cathy Brown
The former boxing champion is passionate about using the sport to increase confidence and reduce stress, through her PT training course and her Boxing Sisters initiative
72. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Legend Leisure Services has delivered an elegant website solution for ANGUSalive
74. Active ageing: Securing the silver pound
Attracting older members into health clubs could drive significant growth for the industry, but uptake is slow. How can clubs secure the silver pound?
80. Cycling: The passion of indoor cycling
What makes indoor cycling so phenomonally popular with members? HCM asks the experts
88. Promotional feature: TVS Group
TVS Group is one of the leading suppliers of flooring and surfaces for gym, sports and play environments. We take a look at what's behind this company's success
90. Cryotherapy: Frozen
Cryotherapy is taking off, with many people attracted by a raft of cited benefits. Cryo operators offer their advice
97. Supplier showcase:
Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
100. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out innovative new products in health and fitness
101. Promotional feature: BLK Box
A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
102. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club
1 - 40 of 127
Latest News
Industry body, ukactive, has questioned the decision to close gyms and health clubs as part ...
Latest News
Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid a surprise visit to a branch of The Gym ...
Latest News
Planet Fitness' share price on the New York Stock Exchange has remained steady at between ...
Latest News
Two of the largest health club operators in the US have announced that members and ...
Latest News
If you're a personal trainer working in the UK, you can now get online PT ...
Latest News
A member of SAGE, the government’s independent group of scientific advisers, has said gyms, pubs ...
Latest News
Following approval to build a £250mn wellbeing resort in Manchester, Therme Group has revealed plans ...
Latest News
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has provided the European fitness sector with some optimism, after ...
Features
Insight
Gyms have been going to great lengths to show how they are separating workout areas and adding social distancing, however, members have been reflecting on how busy the gym was before
Features
Editor's letter
The pandemic is stretching the industry to the limit and it’s a time none of us will ever forget. Moving forward, we need to make a plan to ensure we’re better prepared to represent ourselves in the corridors of power
Features
Supplier showcase
Speedflex has created a synergistic partnership with Everyone Active to deliver a new boutique concept – FORTIS Powered by Speedflex
Features
Accessibility
Sport England has teamed up with 15 health and social care charities to find ways to support people living with 10 different health conditions to be physically active. Kath Hudson finds out more
Features
Finance
Change is coming, with consolidation likely in the market – especially in the boutique sector. Nadim Meer advises operators how to position themselves for investment
Features
Strength
Fitness enthusiasts are on the hunt for new ways to elevate their workouts. Fusion fitness is fitting the bill by making strength training more accessible
Features
The way I see it
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
Features
People
HCM people

Dave Courteen

MD and co-founder of Mosaic Spa and Health Clubs
I set myself the goal that if I found someone famous to write the foreword and a publisher, then I would write the book
People
HCM people

Debra Wein

founder and CEO, Wellness Workdays
I’ve always felt that if individuals had more education and understanding of nutrition and healthy lifestyle principles, we could literally change lives
People
Operators should start with the home fitness journey, working out how to gain a competitive advantage here, before working out how to dovetail physical visits into this
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Digital education: TRX trains more than 14,000 professionals for free using live virtual training
In response to the pandemic, TRX, the global leader in functional training equipment, world- class training content, and app-based training technology, transformed its TRX Suspension Training Course into a free, live virtual edition via Zoom.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass partners with F45 Training to bring functional team training to world's largest corporate fitness platform
Gympass, the world’s largest corporate fitness platform, has announced a partnership with F45 Training, one of the world’s fastest-growing fitness franchisors that will give its corporate members access to their global network of workout facilities.
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix strives to offer equipment that will captivate your members, is easy to maintain, and ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2019 issue 10
Health Club Management 2019 issue 10
On the Cover: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Tanni Grey-Thompson discusses ukactive’s priorities
5. Editor's letter: Movement = happiness
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
10. HCM People: Gita Sjahrir
The founder of R-Fitness on becoming the first boutique fitness brand in Southeast Asia to secure venture capital backing
14. HCM People: Rachael Blumberg
The creator and founder of Platefit, based in Los Angeles, is dedicated to educating people on the benefits of vibration training
16. HCM People: José Teixeira
The head of customer experience at SC Fitness in Portugal explains how analysing data is the key to understanding members and increasing retention
20. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world
27. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important industry events taking place in October and November, including the Women in Wellness Leadership Conference and the ukactive National Summit
28. Interview: Paul Juris
Brooklyn Boulders’ director of sports science tells how the climbing brand is incorporating fitness into its offering, with tech that gives a workout efficiency score
38. Promotional feature: Active IQ
Maximising your Managers
40. Thought leaders: Equinox, Soul Cycle and Trump
Equinox and Soul Cycle lost members when it became known that the CEO of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for Donald Trump. What can we learn?
46. Interview: Sandra Dodd & John Oxley
The senior management team at Places Leisure discuss commercial diversification and reveal a new launch
58. Promotional feature: Technogym
IT FITS YOU Introducing Technogym Biocircuit
60. Interview: Tanni Grey-Thompson
The time has come for government to act with urgency and focus for the health of the nation, says the ukactive chair
Health Club Management 2019 issue 10
On the Cover: Tanni Grey-Thompson
Tanni Grey-Thompson discusses ukactive’s priorities
66. Interview: Cathy Brown
The former boxing champion is passionate about using the sport to increase confidence and reduce stress, through her PT training course and her Boxing Sisters initiative
72. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Legend Leisure Services has delivered an elegant website solution for ANGUSalive
74. Active ageing: Securing the silver pound
Attracting older members into health clubs could drive significant growth for the industry, but uptake is slow. How can clubs secure the silver pound?
80. Cycling: The passion of indoor cycling
What makes indoor cycling so phenomonally popular with members? HCM asks the experts
88. Promotional feature: TVS Group
TVS Group is one of the leading suppliers of flooring and surfaces for gym, sports and play environments. We take a look at what's behind this company's success
90. Cryotherapy: Frozen
Cryotherapy is taking off, with many people attracted by a raft of cited benefits. Cryo operators offer their advice
97. Supplier showcase:
Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
100. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out innovative new products in health and fitness
101. Promotional feature: BLK Box
A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
102. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club
1 - 40 of 127
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Digital education: TRX trains more than 14,000 professionals for free using live virtual training
In response to the pandemic, TRX, the global leader in functional training equipment, world- class training content, and app-based training technology, transformed its TRX Suspension Training Course into a free, live virtual edition via Zoom.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass partners with F45 Training to bring functional team training to world's largest corporate fitness platform
Gympass, the world’s largest corporate fitness platform, has announced a partnership with F45 Training, one of the world’s fastest-growing fitness franchisors that will give its corporate members access to their global network of workout facilities.
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix strives to offer equipment that will captivate your members, is easy to maintain, and ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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