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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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2020 issue 1
Health Club Management 2020 issue 1
On the Cover: Evolution Wellness
Simon Flint is leading the company through a period of radical change
5. Editor's letter: Announcing Fit Tech
Leisure Media is launching a new platform for technology in the health, fitness, wellness and sports markets
12. HCM People: Groupe Arkose
Bouldering is emerging as a powerful partner in the fitness space, as the co-founders of French operator, Groupe Arkose, explain
16. HCM People: Kam Panesar
A passion for fitness and a vision for building and scaling a boutique brand is driving the launch of Awakan. We find out more
20. HCM People: Alina & Anna Epeykina
HCM talks to the sister duo behind the launch of flexology, one of the UK’s first stretching studio brands
24. Promotional feature: Technogym
Build new training experiences with Technogym in 2020
26. HCM News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world, as well as research news from across the industry
37. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important fitness industry conferences and exhibitions taking place in February and March 2020
38. Talking point: 2020 - what’s in store?
HCM talks to Rasmus Ingerslev, Emma Barry, dave Stalker and Steven Scales about trends in the industry and what’s coming down the track for 2020 in terms of opportunities and threats
42. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
We talk to two high-end operators who’ve established a valuable USP by offering EMS training
44. Interview: Simon Flint
New launches, new brands, acquisitions, diversification, expansion and franchising are driving the explosive growth of Evolution Wellness in Asia. The CEO talks to Kate Cracknell
Health Club Management 2020 issue 1
On the Cover: Evolution Wellness
Simon Flint is leading the company through a period of radical change
54. Trends: On the road
A top trend for 2020 is retreats, as fitness operators such as Third space and Dime partner with boutique travel operators to extend their relationship with members beyond the club
60. Trends: Are you fit for 2020?
Paul Bedford on the best ways to operate in an increasingly competitive market
66. Design focus: Working it
Les Mills is known globally for its workouts, nut in New Zealand, the company is also a major health club operator with new facilities launching. HCM investigates
70. Corporate wellness: Well at work
The corporate wellness market is growing fast. Kath Hudson rounds up the latest trends and investments coming to market
76. Running: Run right
How can you ensure your members are running right and enjoying and benefitting from the experience? Danny Dreyer invented ChiRunning so everyone can be a runner. Kath Hudson finds out all about it
82. Aqua Health: Making a splash
The pool is the most expensive facility in most clubs. HCM explores how it can be used for aqua rehab, to sweat the assets and offer a valuable service to customers
88. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Auro launches a new personal training app; Pavigym’s Wexo flooring supports cross-training zones; FunXtion’s online training tool explained and Vitapure presents its drinks dispenser, which makes money, while reducing single plastic usage
90. HCM Directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club
1 - 40 of 130
Latest News
Europe's largest gym chain, Basic-Fit, has published its trading update for the first nine months ...
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Boutique operator, The Refinery E9, has launched a personal trainer (PT) service with a twist, ...
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Gains made getting people more physically active over the last few years were all but ...
Latest News
Mid Ulster District Council (MUDC) in Northern Ireland has won a landmark VAT case, which ...
Latest News
The government has pledged to invest £100m in supporting public leisure centres this winter, as ...
Latest News
Gyms in Liverpool,UK, have been given the go-ahead to reopen, following a dramatic week of ...
Latest News
Be Military Fit (BMF) has completed a restructuring project, designed to transform the outdoor fitness ...
Latest News
Rod Hill, former president of TRIB3 and director general of Anytime Fitness Iberia, has signed ...
Features
Talking Point
Bristol University has commited to embracing body positivity, creating more inclusive physical activity environments, rejecting diet culture and raising awareness of eating disorders across its sports and fitness provision. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit? Kath Hudson reports
Features
Letters
EuropeActive's David Stalker and Jack Shakespeare from ukactive write to HCM
Features
feature
We look at how you can unlock hidden value in your operation with a complete end-to-end leisure management solution
Features
Research
A new study has found that exercise can reduce the symptoms of depression in young adults by amplifying reward processing, as Tom Walker reports
Features
feature
The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O'Connor explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
Features
Supplier showcase
Gympass added personal training to its platform during the lockdown and has now delivered 30,000 sessions globally
Features
COVID-19
Your worst nightmare happens – a member with COVID-19 attends three group exercise classes in a period of 18 hours. Sarah Shortt explains how one operator dealt with this crisis while staying open throughout and avoiding community transmission
Features
People
Our facility isn’t for everyone. In daring to be different, we’re attracting people willing to commit to a fresh way of approaching health and fitness
People
HCM people

Dr Darshan Shah

Next Health: co-founder
Our vision is that health is not the absence of disease but the abundance of vitality
People
The reopening of the industry, encouraging confidence in consumers and maintaining business is a collective responsibility
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 1
Health Club Management 2020 issue 1
On the Cover: Evolution Wellness
Simon Flint is leading the company through a period of radical change
5. Editor's letter: Announcing Fit Tech
Leisure Media is launching a new platform for technology in the health, fitness, wellness and sports markets
12. HCM People: Groupe Arkose
Bouldering is emerging as a powerful partner in the fitness space, as the co-founders of French operator, Groupe Arkose, explain
16. HCM People: Kam Panesar
A passion for fitness and a vision for building and scaling a boutique brand is driving the launch of Awakan. We find out more
20. HCM People: Alina & Anna Epeykina
HCM talks to the sister duo behind the launch of flexology, one of the UK’s first stretching studio brands
24. Promotional feature: Technogym
Build new training experiences with Technogym in 2020
26. HCM News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity from around the world, as well as research news from across the industry
37. Events calendar:
Don’t miss these important fitness industry conferences and exhibitions taking place in February and March 2020
38. Talking point: 2020 - what’s in store?
HCM talks to Rasmus Ingerslev, Emma Barry, dave Stalker and Steven Scales about trends in the industry and what’s coming down the track for 2020 in terms of opportunities and threats
42. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
We talk to two high-end operators who’ve established a valuable USP by offering EMS training
44. Interview: Simon Flint
New launches, new brands, acquisitions, diversification, expansion and franchising are driving the explosive growth of Evolution Wellness in Asia. The CEO talks to Kate Cracknell
Health Club Management 2020 issue 1
On the Cover: Evolution Wellness
Simon Flint is leading the company through a period of radical change
54. Trends: On the road
A top trend for 2020 is retreats, as fitness operators such as Third space and Dime partner with boutique travel operators to extend their relationship with members beyond the club
60. Trends: Are you fit for 2020?
Paul Bedford on the best ways to operate in an increasingly competitive market
66. Design focus: Working it
Les Mills is known globally for its workouts, nut in New Zealand, the company is also a major health club operator with new facilities launching. HCM investigates
70. Corporate wellness: Well at work
The corporate wellness market is growing fast. Kath Hudson rounds up the latest trends and investments coming to market
76. Running: Run right
How can you ensure your members are running right and enjoying and benefitting from the experience? Danny Dreyer invented ChiRunning so everyone can be a runner. Kath Hudson finds out all about it
82. Aqua Health: Making a splash
The pool is the most expensive facility in most clubs. HCM explores how it can be used for aqua rehab, to sweat the assets and offer a valuable service to customers
88. fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
Auro launches a new personal training app; Pavigym’s Wexo flooring supports cross-training zones; FunXtion’s online training tool explained and Vitapure presents its drinks dispenser, which makes money, while reducing single plastic usage
90. HCM Directory:
Dip into the HCM directory any time to find suppliers of products and services for your gym or health club
1 - 40 of 130
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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