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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 11
Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
On the Cover: Rebecca Parekh
The co-founder and CEO of The Well on creating a new type of wellness club
7. Editor's letter: Social prescribing
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. Letters: Write to reply
A sober reminder of how far this industry has to go
14. HCM People: Leigh Wetton & Scott Freeman
The ex-Special Forces Navy diver and Army fitness instructor tell how their backgrounds inspired EMF Fitness
18. HCM People: Jean-Michel Fournier
The CEO of Les Mills Media discusses how clubs can embrace virtual fitness but still remain central to people’s fitness journeys
22. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world
29. Events calendar:
We round up the most exciting upcoming industry events from across the globe
30. Interview: Taru Vähätalo
The co-founder of Finland’s pioneering fitness brand GOGO tells us about the company’s journey, from its beginnings as the country’s first full-service fitness club
40. Talking point: Artificial intelligence
The artificial intelligence revolution is ramping up across many industries. Experts discuss how the fitness industry can best utilise these new technologies
44. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
Bodystreet, the global leader in Electro Muscle Stimulation training, has had a successful year in 2019, growing their reach across the UK. Master franchisor Mark Holland tells us more
46. Interview: Goldman Sachs
Shefali Gera, head of wellness EMEA at Goldman Sachs, on the investment bank’s approach to employee wellbeing, and the state-of-the-art wellness facilities at its new London headquarters
50. IHRSA Update: Know your customers
IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh shares the most interesting findings from the 2019 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report
56. Wellness: The Well
Co-founder and CEO Rebecca Parekh explains The Well, a new membershipbased wellness club that’s opened in the heart of New York City, giving access to fitness, health coaches and more
Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
On the Cover: Rebecca Parekh
The co-founder and CEO of The Well on creating a new type of wellness club
62. Promotional feature: Premier Global
As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions
64. Circuits: Virtuous circle
Circuits are a powerful way to deliver a controlled and effective workout to people of a range of abilities in a short time frame. We look at some of the leading systems
71. Flooring: Floor & order
Flooring is a major investment for gyms and health clubs, changing the ambience and functionality. HCM looks at the issues relating to this often undervalued area
80. Group exercise: The power of groupness
Does your fitness studio off er the antidote to tech-driven loneliness?
84. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Bryan O'Rourke and Legend’s Sean Maguire investigate how the industry is preparing for the next decade of fitness and wellbeing
86. Audio Visual: Sight & sound
The audio visual aspect of your club is one of the biggest factors in keeping members motivated and coming back for more. Four audio visual consultants share their tips
91. Supplier showcase: Pulse
First class fitness facility
93. Supplier showcase: DFC
A knockout partnership
95. Supplier showcase: Matrix
Technology and innovation
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out these innovative new products in health and fitness from Crown Sports Lockers and Power Plate
97. Promotional feature: Myzone
"We can include those yet to take the plunge into wearables," says Myzone’s Dave Wright
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A study by Rutgers University has suggested that it could be possible to predict which ...
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The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of ...
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More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime ...
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Gyms in the UK are continuing to successfully control COVID-19 transmisssion, according to the latest ...
Features
Talking point
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission, thanks to changes in legislation. What impact will this have on the industry? Kath Hudson reports
Features
Body scanning
COVID-19 is driving huge consumer interest in health, creating the opportunity for operators (with the right kit) to offer body scanning and analysis. We look at some of the top options
Features
Supplier showcase
SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
Features
feature
As the fitness industry grapples with the challenge of optimising digital, Volution’s Adam Norton shares his vision for a customised data-centric approach that will lead operators into a new era of success
Features
Insight
As the physical activity and sports sector unites to fight its corner in making a case for government investment, Sport England has commissioned a research study to prove the economic value of activity, giving weight to the argument. Tom Walker reports
Features
Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
Features
Research
A new study suggests that exercise leads to elevated galanin levels – which in turn helps the brain’s stress response, giving more resilience. Tom Walker reports
Features
People
HCM people

Luca Maggiora

Co-founder, House of Wisdom
People think making a change is easy and fast, but that isn’t true. It’s hard and it takes time
People
The future of our industry is as a ‘national health service’ – we can’t dance around these conversations – if we’re serious about being closer to health agencies, that needs change and commitment
People
People in Club V trust me and I want to do the best for them and help them progress
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Carbon Trainer raises the bar in strength training with next-generation AI Fitness Mirror
Carbon, creators of the first AI-powered at-home fitness mirror that tracks workouts announces the launch of Carbon Trainer.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Speedflex
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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 11
Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
On the Cover: Rebecca Parekh
The co-founder and CEO of The Well on creating a new type of wellness club
7. Editor's letter: Social prescribing
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. Letters: Write to reply
A sober reminder of how far this industry has to go
14. HCM People: Leigh Wetton & Scott Freeman
The ex-Special Forces Navy diver and Army fitness instructor tell how their backgrounds inspired EMF Fitness
18. HCM People: Jean-Michel Fournier
The CEO of Les Mills Media discusses how clubs can embrace virtual fitness but still remain central to people’s fitness journeys
22. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world
29. Events calendar:
We round up the most exciting upcoming industry events from across the globe
30. Interview: Taru Vähätalo
The co-founder of Finland’s pioneering fitness brand GOGO tells us about the company’s journey, from its beginnings as the country’s first full-service fitness club
40. Talking point: Artificial intelligence
The artificial intelligence revolution is ramping up across many industries. Experts discuss how the fitness industry can best utilise these new technologies
44. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
Bodystreet, the global leader in Electro Muscle Stimulation training, has had a successful year in 2019, growing their reach across the UK. Master franchisor Mark Holland tells us more
46. Interview: Goldman Sachs
Shefali Gera, head of wellness EMEA at Goldman Sachs, on the investment bank’s approach to employee wellbeing, and the state-of-the-art wellness facilities at its new London headquarters
50. IHRSA Update: Know your customers
IHRSA’s Kristen Walsh shares the most interesting findings from the 2019 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report
56. Wellness: The Well
Co-founder and CEO Rebecca Parekh explains The Well, a new membershipbased wellness club that’s opened in the heart of New York City, giving access to fitness, health coaches and more
Health Club Management 2019 issue 11
On the Cover: Rebecca Parekh
The co-founder and CEO of The Well on creating a new type of wellness club
62. Promotional feature: Premier Global
As ukactive pushes for government to focus on physical activity for healthcare, Brad Tucker, managing director at Premier Global NASM, explains how the training provider is evolving its programmes to help fitness professionals deliver person-centred, holistic health solutions
64. Circuits: Virtuous circle
Circuits are a powerful way to deliver a controlled and effective workout to people of a range of abilities in a short time frame. We look at some of the leading systems
71. Flooring: Floor & order
Flooring is a major investment for gyms and health clubs, changing the ambience and functionality. HCM looks at the issues relating to this often undervalued area
80. Group exercise: The power of groupness
Does your fitness studio off er the antidote to tech-driven loneliness?
84. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Bryan O'Rourke and Legend’s Sean Maguire investigate how the industry is preparing for the next decade of fitness and wellbeing
86. Audio Visual: Sight & sound
The audio visual aspect of your club is one of the biggest factors in keeping members motivated and coming back for more. Four audio visual consultants share their tips
91. Supplier showcase: Pulse
First class fitness facility
93. Supplier showcase: DFC
A knockout partnership
95. Supplier showcase: Matrix
Technology and innovation
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out these innovative new products in health and fitness from Crown Sports Lockers and Power Plate
97. Promotional feature: Myzone
"We can include those yet to take the plunge into wearables," says Myzone’s Dave Wright
1 - 40 of 129
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Carbon Trainer raises the bar in strength training with next-generation AI Fitness Mirror
Carbon, creators of the first AI-powered at-home fitness mirror that tracks workouts announces the launch of Carbon Trainer.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Speedflex
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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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