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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 3
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
On the Cover: Anthony Geisler
The CEO of Xponential Fitness is taking on big box operators with his suite of franchise brands
5. Editor's letter: A matter of life and death
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. People profile: Kirsten Potenza
The Co-founder of POUND fit tells us how she came up with her concept that lets people unleash their inner rockstar
16. People profile: Gustav Gym
Co-founders Pieter Pleunis and Jeroen Timmerman on how they’re creating the best PT gym in Holland
18. People profile: Jen & Tom Harvey
The Co-founders of Oceanflow Yoga on introducing new concepts to Cornwall
24. International news:
eGym names new chair - hints at possible IPO
26. UK news:
Boutique fitness sector ‘nowhere near breaking point’
31. Research News:
HIIT more effective for weight loss than moderate exercise
32. Events Calendar:
Don’t miss these upcoming events for the health and fitness industry
34. Interview: Steve Ward
Moving on after 12 years, the outgoing CEO reflects on his time at ukactive, where he started as an intern
38. Research: Fact finding
Leisure-net’s annual Health and fitness Omnibus Survey is in its 15th year. We find out what’s changed since 2002
42. Talking point: Peak boutique
Is the boutique boom reaching the peak of its lifecycle? ukactive CEO Steven Ward asks a panel of experts
48. Group exercise: Get ahead
More operators are appointing heads of group exercise, evidence that this is more than just a trend. We talk to those from Third Space, Pure Gym and Virgin Active
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
On the Cover: Anthony Geisler
The CEO of Xponential Fitness is taking on big box operators with his suite of franchise brands
54. Promotional feature: Precor
Get creative with functional training
58. Top team: Anthony Geisler
The founder of Xponential Fitness, Anthony Geisler, discusses the secrets behind his success, and tells us why franchising is key to crushing the big box chains
68. FIBO 2019: The future of fitness
The world’s biggest fitness trade show takes place in April. We take a look
74. Cycling: Pedal power
Indoor cycling has grown exponentially in the past few years. We analyse the data on who’s most engaged and when
80. Functional: Life stages
We meet the operators using functional fitness to aid rehab after surgery
85. ukactive: The pillars of success
The sector should focus on young people, older people and workplace health for the biggest impact on our community, says Steven Ward
86. Research: Greater China
The fitness industry in China is growing fast, according to the IHRSA Greater China Health Club Report. Kristen Walsh explains the findings
91. Supplier showcase:
Dyaco equips Pumps Gyms, Technogym partners with Nuffield and Physical Company kits out Marlow Club
96. Fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
A look at the latest innovations in health and fitness from Agmis, Body bike, Hydrow and Aqua Physical
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
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Latest News
Chancellor Rishi Sunak's proposals to support the economy through the next six months of the ...
Latest News
The UK government's 'Rule of Six' has come into force in physical activity facilities today ...
Latest News
The UK's physical activity sector has come together to get millions of people active during ...
Latest News
A study by Rutgers University has suggested that it could be possible to predict which ...
Latest News
Health club and gyms operators in California are suing state governor Gavin Newsom in an ...
Latest News
The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of ...
Latest News
More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime ...
Latest News
Gyms in the UK are continuing to successfully control COVID-19 transmisssion, according to the latest ...
Features
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
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
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
Sponsored briefing
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train. Technogym is here to inspire you to offer members the best workouts and experience, making sure they have a great time
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
People
Our success in moving the date for reopening happened because there was a shift in how the fitness sector is perceived
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
We have a very mixed demographic, which is something people said would never happen. Someone who earns a minimum wage can be training and socialising alongside a billionaire
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: Xn Leisure advises on virtual memberships and how operators can move memberships online
According to software solutions provider, Xn Leisure, the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has made it more important than ever to pull out all the stops to keep members active and engaged and your profits healthy.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
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: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
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 3
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
On the Cover: Anthony Geisler
The CEO of Xponential Fitness is taking on big box operators with his suite of franchise brands
5. Editor's letter: A matter of life and death
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. People profile: Kirsten Potenza
The Co-founder of POUND fit tells us how she came up with her concept that lets people unleash their inner rockstar
16. People profile: Gustav Gym
Co-founders Pieter Pleunis and Jeroen Timmerman on how they’re creating the best PT gym in Holland
18. People profile: Jen & Tom Harvey
The Co-founders of Oceanflow Yoga on introducing new concepts to Cornwall
24. International news:
eGym names new chair - hints at possible IPO
26. UK news:
Boutique fitness sector ‘nowhere near breaking point’
31. Research News:
HIIT more effective for weight loss than moderate exercise
32. Events Calendar:
Don’t miss these upcoming events for the health and fitness industry
34. Interview: Steve Ward
Moving on after 12 years, the outgoing CEO reflects on his time at ukactive, where he started as an intern
38. Research: Fact finding
Leisure-net’s annual Health and fitness Omnibus Survey is in its 15th year. We find out what’s changed since 2002
42. Talking point: Peak boutique
Is the boutique boom reaching the peak of its lifecycle? ukactive CEO Steven Ward asks a panel of experts
48. Group exercise: Get ahead
More operators are appointing heads of group exercise, evidence that this is more than just a trend. We talk to those from Third Space, Pure Gym and Virgin Active
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
On the Cover: Anthony Geisler
The CEO of Xponential Fitness is taking on big box operators with his suite of franchise brands
54. Promotional feature: Precor
Get creative with functional training
58. Top team: Anthony Geisler
The founder of Xponential Fitness, Anthony Geisler, discusses the secrets behind his success, and tells us why franchising is key to crushing the big box chains
68. FIBO 2019: The future of fitness
The world’s biggest fitness trade show takes place in April. We take a look
74. Cycling: Pedal power
Indoor cycling has grown exponentially in the past few years. We analyse the data on who’s most engaged and when
80. Functional: Life stages
We meet the operators using functional fitness to aid rehab after surgery
85. ukactive: The pillars of success
The sector should focus on young people, older people and workplace health for the biggest impact on our community, says Steven Ward
86. Research: Greater China
The fitness industry in China is growing fast, according to the IHRSA Greater China Health Club Report. Kristen Walsh explains the findings
91. Supplier showcase:
Dyaco equips Pumps Gyms, Technogym partners with Nuffield and Physical Company kits out Marlow Club
96. Fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
A look at the latest innovations in health and fitness from Agmis, Body bike, Hydrow and Aqua Physical
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to suppliers of products and services across the health and fitness industry
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: Xn Leisure advises on virtual memberships and how operators can move memberships online
According to software solutions provider, Xn Leisure, the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has made it more important than ever to pull out all the stops to keep members active and engaged and your profits healthy.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
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: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
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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