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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 2
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
On the Cover: Lynne & Victor Brick
The industry veterans share the secrets of their success
3. Editor's letter: Third healthcare revolution
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
11. Letters: Write to reply
Addressing the ‘multi-venue usage’ debate
12. People profile: Silke Frank
The director of FIBO tells us what we can expect from this year’s event
14. People profile: Charlie Kemper
The Flykick co-founder on how he took advantage of an untapped opportunity in the London group fitness market
16. People profile: Lindsey Rainwater
After attending a women’s leadership summit at IHRSA, Rainwater was inspired to start the Women in Fitness Association
18. International news:
Snap Fitness and FOD owner looks for new ‘strategic vision’
20. UK news:
UFC Gym to open its first two UK sites in April
26. Research news:
Hearts can get ‘younger’ with physical activity
28. Interview: Victus Soul
Founders Paul Trendell and Chris Djuric tell us about their new boutique, which centres around boxing and running group fitness classes
36. Talking point: The protein myth
A new documentary has questioned whether meat is the best type of protein to build muscle mass. Experts weigh in
40. News report: Advancing wellness
Set to open later this year, the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre aims to improve population health
44. Interview: Lynne & Victor Brick
These industry veterans are one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees. They tell us the secret to their success
52. Promotional feature: Servais Boosten
CEO & founder of Barcelona Bootcamp talks to HCM about the growth of his luxury fitness holidays in Spain and his plans to expand the five-star experience across Europe
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
On the Cover: Lynne & Victor Brick
The industry veterans share the secrets of their success
54. Strategy: Prescribing activity
Sir Muir Gray calls for an ‘active therapy revolution’ in public health
60. Retention: Reaching capacity
Retention expert Paul Bedford comments on case studies and top tips from the latest retention research
64. EHFF 2019: The marketing edge
Marketing and sales will be the focus at the sixth European Health and Fitness Forum (EHFF), taking place in April
68. Conference Report: Industry insights
Where is growth coming from? How can operators compete? These questions were discussed at the Power Plate RISE event
72. Group Exercise: New solutions
We take a closer look at the current group exercise landscape, uncovering what’s likely to trend in the year ahead
78. Ask the experts: Outside London
Will boutiques work outside major cities? Kath Hudson asks the experts
82. Design: Lovely lockers
We’ve rounded up the latest designs and innovation in locker and changing room kit
88. Event Preview: IHRSA 2019
Kristen Walsh talks to some of IHRSA 2019’s keynote speakers
93. Supplier showcase:
With a new update coming out in 2019, Myzone is set for a big year
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
A look at the latest innovations in health and fitness
96. HCM Directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
1 - 40 of 127
Latest News
Industry body ukactive has launched an Independent Operators' Steering Group, catering for members who run ...
Latest News
The UK's fitness industry can finally get back to business on Saturday 25 July, following ...
Latest News
HCM understands a decision on reopening dates for gyms and also for spas will be ...
Latest News
Interest in gym reopening in England is reaching fever pitch, with an announcement expected any ...
Latest News
Exercising increases levels of a protein hormone secreted by the bones which has a powerful ...
Latest News
A free-to-access training platform has launched to help the sport and fitness workforce confidently return ...
Latest News
Glasgow Life, which runs leisure and culture facilities on behalf of Glasgow City Council, has ...
Latest News
Fitness equipment firm Nautilus Inc is looking for a buyer for its commercial equipment brand ...
Features
feature
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
Features
Consumer culture
Ken Hughes, expert in consumer culture and human behaviour spoke as part of the Technogym Talks series of webinars about how operators can navigate the new consumer landscape
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Supplier showcase
Bannatyne has driven member engagement with Les Mills during the lockdown
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Supplier showcase
Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
Features
People
HCM people

Dan Bond

Owner, CrossFit Fort Ashton
We’d explained leading up to the lockdown that if everyone decided to freeze or cancel, then there would be a possibility of not having a gym to come back to
People
Catch-up is already happening. We’re up to 80% of the visits compared to the same day in 2019 and membership sales are up 150-200%
People
We did some research comparing monthly turnstile swipes with online classes during lockdown, and found the correlation was 96 % – people were maintaining their usual routines
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Video Gallery
BMF with Bear Grylls - Mission to reboot the fitness industry
British Military Fitness
BMF with Bear Grylls has put up a £1m fund to get personal trainers, fitness instructors and class instructors back to work and earning money. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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 2
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
On the Cover: Lynne & Victor Brick
The industry veterans share the secrets of their success
3. Editor's letter: Third healthcare revolution
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
11. Letters: Write to reply
Addressing the ‘multi-venue usage’ debate
12. People profile: Silke Frank
The director of FIBO tells us what we can expect from this year’s event
14. People profile: Charlie Kemper
The Flykick co-founder on how he took advantage of an untapped opportunity in the London group fitness market
16. People profile: Lindsey Rainwater
After attending a women’s leadership summit at IHRSA, Rainwater was inspired to start the Women in Fitness Association
18. International news:
Snap Fitness and FOD owner looks for new ‘strategic vision’
20. UK news:
UFC Gym to open its first two UK sites in April
26. Research news:
Hearts can get ‘younger’ with physical activity
28. Interview: Victus Soul
Founders Paul Trendell and Chris Djuric tell us about their new boutique, which centres around boxing and running group fitness classes
36. Talking point: The protein myth
A new documentary has questioned whether meat is the best type of protein to build muscle mass. Experts weigh in
40. News report: Advancing wellness
Set to open later this year, the Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre aims to improve population health
44. Interview: Lynne & Victor Brick
These industry veterans are one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees. They tell us the secret to their success
52. Promotional feature: Servais Boosten
CEO & founder of Barcelona Bootcamp talks to HCM about the growth of his luxury fitness holidays in Spain and his plans to expand the five-star experience across Europe
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
On the Cover: Lynne & Victor Brick
The industry veterans share the secrets of their success
54. Strategy: Prescribing activity
Sir Muir Gray calls for an ‘active therapy revolution’ in public health
60. Retention: Reaching capacity
Retention expert Paul Bedford comments on case studies and top tips from the latest retention research
64. EHFF 2019: The marketing edge
Marketing and sales will be the focus at the sixth European Health and Fitness Forum (EHFF), taking place in April
68. Conference Report: Industry insights
Where is growth coming from? How can operators compete? These questions were discussed at the Power Plate RISE event
72. Group Exercise: New solutions
We take a closer look at the current group exercise landscape, uncovering what’s likely to trend in the year ahead
78. Ask the experts: Outside London
Will boutiques work outside major cities? Kath Hudson asks the experts
82. Design: Lovely lockers
We’ve rounded up the latest designs and innovation in locker and changing room kit
88. Event Preview: IHRSA 2019
Kristen Walsh talks to some of IHRSA 2019’s keynote speakers
93. Supplier showcase:
With a new update coming out in 2019, Myzone is set for a big year
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
A look at the latest innovations in health and fitness
96. HCM Directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
1 - 40 of 127
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Video Gallery
BMF with Bear Grylls - Mission to reboot the fitness industry
British Military Fitness
BMF with Bear Grylls has put up a £1m fund to get personal trainers, fitness instructors and class instructors back to work and earning money. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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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