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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
feature
The London Boutique Studio Report showed the EMS market grew in value by 281 per cent in the last five years, meaning the potential for prospective studio owners is huge
Features
IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
Features
Ask the experts
The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
Features
India
Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
Features
feature
‘TRX® for Yoga’ education fuses suspension training and yoga, says Julian Woolley
Features
Fitness foresight
We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
Features
feature
Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
Features
People
HCM people

Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
People
HCM people

Rich Hutson

CEO of CHi Fitness and Co-founder of Fire Fitness
The business wasn’t getting the numbers needed, so I raised the prices by 25 per cent. It worked and we didn’t skip a beat
People
HCM people

Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Trade in, trade up with Power Plate
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary Power Plate is pleased to launch its new trade in, trade up programme.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
Harlands Group
An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
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
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates

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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Trade in, trade up with Power Plate
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary Power Plate is pleased to launch its new trade in, trade up programme.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
Harlands Group
An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
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
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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