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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 7
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
On the Cover: Rasmus Ingerslev & Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh
Rasmus and Dr Mouna’s ambitious plans
3. Editor's letter: Obesity and cancer
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
10. Letters: Write to reply
We must act now to bring fun fitness to every child
12. People profile: Pitbull and Tony Robbins
The American rapper is working on a new gym with life coach guru Tony Robbins
14. People profile: Ben Keenan
The commercial director of SUF Cycling tells how the Sufferfest training app evolved for group fitness in gyms and studios
16. People profile: Lisa Smosarski
The editor-in-chief at women’s magazine Stylist on the brand’s foray into fitness: a women’s-only boutique studio in London
18. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
28. Interview: Rasmus & Dr Mouna
Health and fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev and television neuroscientist Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh have big plans for making the world a healthier place. They discuss their past and current projects
36. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
Technology is shaping the way we do fitness
40. Finance: Get funded
Is the UK boutique fitness sector capable of attracting the funding it needs? Alicia Whistlecroft from Deloitte takes a look at the level of opportunity
48. Talking point: The middle man
Are aggregators helpful or dangerous for the industry? We hear opinions from both sides of the debate
53. Supplier showcase: Technogym
Inverclyde Leisure worked with Technogym to successfully launch the Skillbike class
54. Investment: Active campus
University is where young people discover lifelong passions. Check out some of the new facilities promoting activity and wellness on campus
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
On the Cover: Rasmus Ingerslev & Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh
Rasmus and Dr Mouna’s ambitious plans
60. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Lincs Inspire has worked with Legend Club Management Systems to deliver its Active Forever wellbeing programme to drive targeted health improvements for members
62. Asia: Crazy fit Asia
Over 300 delegates recently gathered in Singapore for the inaugural World Fit Summit conference. Steph Eaves attended to talk to founder Ross Campbell about what’s happening in Asian fitness
68. Interview: Leon & Michelle McNiece
The founders of Goodlife, Australia’s largest gym chain, have a new concept, which combines boutique disciplines
76. Strength training: Bone loading
Help your members avoid or reverse osteoporosis with weight bearing activity
78. Franchising: Crying out
Exercising can be difficult with a new baby. We look at the exercise concepts helping new mums to stay active
84. ukactive: Activelab 2019
A rundown on the startups that are using tech to help people stay fit
88. Member payments: Maximising revenue
Suppliers of member payment software share the ways they’re helping clubs to maximise revenue
91. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Keepme, RecoveRing, Jordan, Firstbeat and Shapewatch
93. Promotional feature: Shapewatch
Shapewatch among the final nine for ActiveLab ‘Future of Fit Tech’ Awards
98. HCM Celeb: George Foreman III
George Foreman III – son of the heavyweight prizefighter – is expanding his US-based boxing gym business, and plans to have 20 sites open by 2020
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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
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Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
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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
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HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
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New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
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feature
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
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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
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People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
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...
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Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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Health Club Management magazine

2019 issue 7
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
On the Cover: Rasmus Ingerslev & Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh
Rasmus and Dr Mouna’s ambitious plans
3. Editor's letter: Obesity and cancer
Liz Terry shares her thoughts 
10. Letters: Write to reply
We must act now to bring fun fitness to every child
12. People profile: Pitbull and Tony Robbins
The American rapper is working on a new gym with life coach guru Tony Robbins
14. People profile: Ben Keenan
The commercial director of SUF Cycling tells how the Sufferfest training app evolved for group fitness in gyms and studios
16. People profile: Lisa Smosarski
The editor-in-chief at women’s magazine Stylist on the brand’s foray into fitness: a women’s-only boutique studio in London
18. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
28. Interview: Rasmus & Dr Mouna
Health and fitness entrepreneur Rasmus Ingerslev and television neuroscientist Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh have big plans for making the world a healthier place. They discuss their past and current projects
36. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
Technology is shaping the way we do fitness
40. Finance: Get funded
Is the UK boutique fitness sector capable of attracting the funding it needs? Alicia Whistlecroft from Deloitte takes a look at the level of opportunity
48. Talking point: The middle man
Are aggregators helpful or dangerous for the industry? We hear opinions from both sides of the debate
53. Supplier showcase: Technogym
Inverclyde Leisure worked with Technogym to successfully launch the Skillbike class
54. Investment: Active campus
University is where young people discover lifelong passions. Check out some of the new facilities promoting activity and wellness on campus
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
On the Cover: Rasmus Ingerslev & Dr Mouna Esmaeilzadeh
Rasmus and Dr Mouna’s ambitious plans
60. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Lincs Inspire has worked with Legend Club Management Systems to deliver its Active Forever wellbeing programme to drive targeted health improvements for members
62. Asia: Crazy fit Asia
Over 300 delegates recently gathered in Singapore for the inaugural World Fit Summit conference. Steph Eaves attended to talk to founder Ross Campbell about what’s happening in Asian fitness
68. Interview: Leon & Michelle McNiece
The founders of Goodlife, Australia’s largest gym chain, have a new concept, which combines boutique disciplines
76. Strength training: Bone loading
Help your members avoid or reverse osteoporosis with weight bearing activity
78. Franchising: Crying out
Exercising can be difficult with a new baby. We look at the exercise concepts helping new mums to stay active
84. ukactive: Activelab 2019
A rundown on the startups that are using tech to help people stay fit
88. Member payments: Maximising revenue
Suppliers of member payment software share the ways they’re helping clubs to maximise revenue
91. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Keepme, RecoveRing, Jordan, Firstbeat and Shapewatch
93. Promotional feature: Shapewatch
Shapewatch among the final nine for ActiveLab ‘Future of Fit Tech’ Awards
98. HCM Celeb: George Foreman III
George Foreman III – son of the heavyweight prizefighter – is expanding his US-based boxing gym business, and plans to have 20 sites open by 2020
1 - 40 of 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with a RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
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.
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
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
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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