KeepMe
KeepMe
KeepMe
Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Follow Health Club Management on Twitter Like Health Club Management on Facebook Join the discussion with Health Club Management on LinkedIn Follow Health Club Management on Instagram
UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Get the latest news, jobs and features in your inbox
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.

Click here to view our features list

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 122
Latest News
Tech giant Apple is venturing further into the wellness space by launching a new Apple ...
Latest News
Bells + Whistles have designed a "social wellness club" in Los Angeles that has been ...
Latest News
Sheffield Hallam University’s Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre (AWRC) will officially open on 24 January. The ...
Latest News
Snap Fitness has made international expansion its priority for 2020, with plans to enter new ...
Latest News
Action PR have created a new studio design for Everyone Active 's Fortis Powered by ...
Latest News
Gold's Gym completed 22 US franchise agreements and a total of 35 new openings worldwide ...
Latest News
F45 is expanding its UK footprint with the launch of two new studios in Manchester. ...
Latest News
Rockwell Group have unveiled designs for luxury hospitality and wellness amenities at Manhattan's 550 Madison ...
Features
feature
We talk to two high-end operators who've established a valuable USP by offering EMS training
Features
Talking point
As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
Features
feature
Fusing great kit with tailored workouts and cutting edge technology, Technogym products create peak experiences for members
Features
Trends
Paul Bedford eases us into the new year with a look at how to tackle the competition
Features
Corporate wellness
Corporate wellness is getting on to the agenda of a growing number of companies, who appreciate the fact their employees are their number one asset. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Aqua Health
Water-based health and rehab classes have been shown to be a popular and effective way to get inactive people and those with health issues into beneficial physical activity. We find out more from the people and groups leading the way...
Features
Running
How many of your members pound the treadmill with poor technique, risking injury and hating every leaden-legged second of it? It doesn’t have to be this way according to Danny Dreyer, founder of ChiRunning, who says he can turn anyone into a runner. Kath Hudson discovers how
Features
People
HCM people

Kam Panesar

Awakn: Founder and CEO
Years of studying the greats – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs – combined with my own life lessons – led to the Awakn 7 pillars process and my goal to Awakn London
People
We have a new flagship location in Bangkok called Icon Siam – which is spread over three floors, with an infinity pool and the country’s first dedicated Lagree Pilates studio. We’ve also opened The F Zone in Bangkok, which is a heart rate training, athletic performance club
People
HCM people

Alina & Anna Epeykina

Flexology: co-founders
Realising that people simply didn’t understand how beneficial stretching is for your health, we started thinking about how we could bring stretching to the wellness industry in the UK
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Nutrition tips for a healthy life
A healthy diet has massive benefits for your health, both inside and out.
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.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, 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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Nutrition tips for a healthy life
A healthy diet has massive benefits for your health, both inside and out.
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.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
Search news, features & products:
Find a supplier:
KeepMe
KeepMe