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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
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Latest News
Mindfulness app provider, Headspace, is making a bid to support US-based healthcare professionals curb anxiety ...
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Nearly two thirds (64 per cent) of the world’s health and fitness clubs are currently ...
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Although the facts may seem less relevant now due to the coroavirus pandemic, new numbers ...
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Fitness professionals should use the coronavirus-induced lockdown – where possible – to enhance their knowledge ...
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The US government has passed a motion that will see gig workers, independent contractors and ...
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The physical activity sector is adapting to the difficult circumstances caused by COVID-19 (Coronavirus), according ...
Latest News
Joe Wicks, the personal trainer who has become a global star thanks to his daily ...
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Physical activity sector bodies have welcomed the government's measures to help the UK's self-employed workers ...
Features
Insight
If raised voices or certain verbal intonations that signal aggression are detected in the clubs, the smart camera system alerts Basic-Fit’s remote control-operators, allowing them to intervene if necessary
Features
Research
A new study by Decathlon looks at the most popular types of physical activity by region and time of year, revealing some interesting insights into the health and fitness industry
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Body scanning
Body scanning has become a major fitness trend, offering both operators and members alike insight into their body composition, muscle mass and fat percentage. Operators offering body scanning share their experiences
Features
Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
Features
Changing rooms
Great changing rooms are one of the main reasons people join a gym. Get inspired by HCM’s roundup of the latest high-end installations
Features
Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
Features
People
It’s no mistake that many successful boutiques have a baller brand strategist sitting at their core
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
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Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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 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 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
FunXtion International BV: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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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