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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 9
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
On the Cover: Brrrn!
Founders John Adamic & Jimmy T Martin on working out at 10 degrees
7. Editor's letter: Power up
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. HCM People: Sam Unadkat
The CEO of WE11 has a business model based on a high-end co-working space for PTs and is aiming to disrupt the industry
16. HCM People: Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas
The creators of The Foundry offer free memberships to people on benefits. Find out how their philosophy drives them
20. HCM People: Elodie Garamond
The founder of Le Tigre has grown a yoga business which now offers 600 classes a week in Paris and retreats in Morocco
23. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
30. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important industry events, taking place in September and October, including FIBO USA, SIBEC North America, and Club Industry Chicago
32. Interview: Jimmy T Martin & Johnny Adamic
The joint founders of cold workout gym, Brrrn, talk to HCM about trailblazing with a new workout model
38. Promotional feature: Myzone
We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
42. Talking point: Are PTs underskilled?
With special populations to look after and the market evolving at a pace, we ask the experts if PT training and qualifications are keeping up
46. Gen Z: Spreading the love
Members of Gen Z have come of age and are now some of the most engaged consumers of fitness. Researchers, leisure-net, look at the numbers
58. Promotional feature: Physical Company Ltd
As Physical Company celebrates its 30th anniversary, we talk to managing director John Halls to fi nd out how this leading supplier continues to improve with age
60. Interview: Tommy Matthews
The CEO of BMF talks about working with Bear Grylls, launching a global franchise business and his new nonexecutive director, Jan Spaticchia
66. Promotional feature: Matrix
Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
On the Cover: Brrrn!
Founders John Adamic & Jimmy T Martin on working out at 10 degrees
70. FIBO China: A Chinese Puzzle
HCM columnist, Jak Phillips, shares his impressions and learnings from the recent FIBO China event in Shanghai
72. Promotional feature: Premier Global
Premier Global NASM has introduced a Nutrition Certifi cation course to help fitness professionals give their clients the tools to achieve long-lasting, healthy behaviours
74. Research: Location, location, location
Ross Kirton from Colliers outlines the finding of recent research into health and fitness real estate values which has found people are prepared to pay more for residential real estate with a gym
78. Promotional feature: EMS
EMS: Ensuring a successful Business Venture
82. Cycling: Chain reaction
What makes the perfect indoor cycle class and what trends are coming down the track for operators and instructors? We round up the views of suppliers
93. Supplier showcase: Technogym
Biocircuit attracts members
95. Flooring: Turf guide
The growth of functional zones in gyms has seen suppliers of turf launching new products for use with everything from prowlers to floor-based exercises. We look at the options on offer
100. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
103. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Aerofit, PhysioNow, Eleiko and NOHrD
105. Promotional feature: Technogym’s SKILLRUN
Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
106. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club – all indexed, to make it easier to purchase
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Talking point
As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
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Design focus
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Trends
Retreats are where boutique fitness is at in 2020. High-end operators are now designing packages to take their communities to inspiring locations, in order to escape everyday life and immerse themselves in exercise, mindfulness and relaxation. Kath Hudson reports
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People
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Groupe Arkose

Groupe Arkose: co-founders
Bouldering is more than a trend: it’s fun and healthy, strongly aspirational, easily accessible, highly motivating and promotes social interaction
People
One day, as our estate continues to grow, it might even be that we create an Evolution Wellness membership and app – a way of aggregating across the total portfolio, allowing people to consume any of our brands by using credits from their digital membership
People
HCM people

Kam Panesar

Awakn: Founder and CEO
Years of studying the greats – Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Albert Einstein, Steve Jobs – combined with my own life lessons – led to the Awakn 7 pillars process and my goal to Awakn London
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Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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Health Club Management magazine

2019 issue 9
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
On the Cover: Brrrn!
Founders John Adamic & Jimmy T Martin on working out at 10 degrees
7. Editor's letter: Power up
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
12. HCM People: Sam Unadkat
The CEO of WE11 has a business model based on a high-end co-working space for PTs and is aiming to disrupt the industry
16. HCM People: Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas
The creators of The Foundry offer free memberships to people on benefits. Find out how their philosophy drives them
20. HCM People: Elodie Garamond
The founder of Le Tigre has grown a yoga business which now offers 600 classes a week in Paris and retreats in Morocco
23. News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from the UK and around the world
30. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important industry events, taking place in September and October, including FIBO USA, SIBEC North America, and Club Industry Chicago
32. Interview: Jimmy T Martin & Johnny Adamic
The joint founders of cold workout gym, Brrrn, talk to HCM about trailblazing with a new workout model
38. Promotional feature: Myzone
We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
42. Talking point: Are PTs underskilled?
With special populations to look after and the market evolving at a pace, we ask the experts if PT training and qualifications are keeping up
46. Gen Z: Spreading the love
Members of Gen Z have come of age and are now some of the most engaged consumers of fitness. Researchers, leisure-net, look at the numbers
58. Promotional feature: Physical Company Ltd
As Physical Company celebrates its 30th anniversary, we talk to managing director John Halls to fi nd out how this leading supplier continues to improve with age
60. Interview: Tommy Matthews
The CEO of BMF talks about working with Bear Grylls, launching a global franchise business and his new nonexecutive director, Jan Spaticchia
66. Promotional feature: Matrix
Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
On the Cover: Brrrn!
Founders John Adamic & Jimmy T Martin on working out at 10 degrees
70. FIBO China: A Chinese Puzzle
HCM columnist, Jak Phillips, shares his impressions and learnings from the recent FIBO China event in Shanghai
72. Promotional feature: Premier Global
Premier Global NASM has introduced a Nutrition Certifi cation course to help fitness professionals give their clients the tools to achieve long-lasting, healthy behaviours
74. Research: Location, location, location
Ross Kirton from Colliers outlines the finding of recent research into health and fitness real estate values which has found people are prepared to pay more for residential real estate with a gym
78. Promotional feature: EMS
EMS: Ensuring a successful Business Venture
82. Cycling: Chain reaction
What makes the perfect indoor cycle class and what trends are coming down the track for operators and instructors? We round up the views of suppliers
93. Supplier showcase: Technogym
Biocircuit attracts members
95. Flooring: Turf guide
The growth of functional zones in gyms has seen suppliers of turf launching new products for use with everything from prowlers to floor-based exercises. We look at the options on offer
100. Promotional feature: Legend Club Management Systems
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
103. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovations
Check out the most innovative new products in health and fitness from Aerofit, PhysioNow, Eleiko and NOHrD
105. Promotional feature: Technogym’s SKILLRUN
Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
106. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club – all indexed, to make it easier to purchase
1 - 40 of 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Nutrition tips for a healthy life
A healthy diet has massive benefits for your health, both inside and out.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Your personal invite to SPATEX 2020
Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
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
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
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