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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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In last month’s issue we grilled operators about what makes the best indoor cycling class, and they agreed instructors play a crucial part in the overall class experience. Now we’re asking the experts on the frontline for their thoughts on what makes indoor cycling such a phenomenon
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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
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People
you can never sit back and say ‘yeah, we’ve got it now, it’s all sorted’. With each change of government, each change of minister, you have to keep working on those relationships
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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
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Featured supplier: Harlands Effect: Make Your Business More Profitable
Harlands Group is a membership management service for health and fitness operators, which interacts directly with members to effectively manage membership payments.
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Featured supplier: GLL chooses Ethitec’s Tiara9 system for its exercise-based public health referral schemes
The Tiara9 system has been selected by leisure trust, GLL, to support the nationwide rollout of its Healthwise GP referral programme.
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Company profile: Incorpore Ltd
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
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Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
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29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
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10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
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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
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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 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Harlands Effect: Make Your Business More Profitable
Harlands Group is a membership management service for health and fitness operators, which interacts directly with members to effectively manage membership payments.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: GLL chooses Ethitec’s Tiara9 system for its exercise-based public health referral schemes
The Tiara9 system has been selected by leisure trust, GLL, to support the nationwide rollout of its Healthwise GP referral programme.
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
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. 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: Incorpore Ltd
Incorpore is a leading fitness and wellness company who have been successfully delivering solutions to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
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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