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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
1 - 40 of 120
Latest News
Beachbody – the global fitness brand behind Insanity and P90X – has announced that it ...
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Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel has partnered with Technogym to develop an at-home indoor cycling platform ...
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Sport England has published an update on its digital strategy, in which the grassroots organisation ...
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A new all-in-one digital platform will begin offering certified, trainer-led live group fitness classes in ...
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Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley has admitted that he is baffled as to why ...
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Seattle-based studio Best Practice Architecture has created a new gym with innovative design touches and ...
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A study assessing the impact of physical inactivity on national economies has suggested that if ...
Latest News
Low-cost operator Basic-Fit is set to speed up its expansion plans across the European market. ...
Features
Active ageing
The 2019 Moving Communities report highlighted that the silver pound could drive significant growth in public leisure. Operators are capitalising on this potential revenue stream, but uptake is slow. Utku Topraksevten investigates
Features
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If you think of school leavers when you think of apprentices, think again. Apprenticeships are far from limited to career starters, with new generation programmes tailor-made to bring out the best in accomplished managers
Features
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Legend Leisure Services has delivered an elegant website solution for ANGUSalive
Features
Thought leaders
Equinox and SoulCycle became mired in controversy recently, when the CEO and majority shareholder of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for President Trump’s re-election. What's the way forward for these brands and what can we learn from this furore? Kath Hudson asks the thought leaders
Features
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A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
Features
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TVS Group is one of the leading suppliers of flooring and surfaces for gym, sports and play environments. We take a look at what's behind this company's success
Features
Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is hot right now, with more people attracted to its cited benefits, from reduced recovery time to improved sleep quality. Operators offering this chilly experience give us their advice
Features
People
HCM people

Gita Sjahrir

Founder, R-FITNESS
We became the first boutique fitness brand in all of Southeast Asia to ever raise venture capital backing. This was positive for the industry as it signalled that the industry had growth potential
People
We’re trying to help people understand exactly how much effort they need to apply in order to get the best outcome, so they can do it over a long period of time and not burn out. The overall training effect is then much better
People
HCM people

José Teixeira

SC Fitness, Portugal: head of customer experience
People often assume that those who pay more stay longer, but we don’t see this. What we see is that if you have PT you stay longer because you use more, not because you pay more
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Myzone is adding the
Each year ACSM’s Health and Fitness journal releases the top fitness trends for the following year, and there was no surprise wearables came out on top.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Dyaco International: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
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 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Myzone is adding the
Each year ACSM’s Health and Fitness journal releases the top fitness trends for the following year, and there was no surprise wearables came out on top.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
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
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Dyaco International: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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