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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 in 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
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Fusing great kit with tailored workouts and cutting edge technology, Technogym products create peak experiences for members
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Design focus
Fitness giant Les Mills has launched three new studio spaces at its Auckland City Gym in New Zealand
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Trends
Paul Bedford eases us into the new year with a look at how to tackle the competition
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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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Running
How many of your members pound the treadmill with poor technique, risking injury and hating every leaden-legged second of it? It doesn’t have to be this way according to Danny Dreyer, founder of ChiRunning, who says he can turn anyone into a runner. Kath Hudson discovers how
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Aqua Health
Water-based health and rehab classes have been shown to be a popular and effective way to get inactive people and those with health issues into beneficial physical activity. We find out more from the people and groups leading the way...
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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
HCM people

Alina & Anna Epeykina

Flexology: co-founders
Realising that people simply didn’t understand how beneficial stretching is for your health, we started thinking about how we could bring stretching to the wellness industry in the UK
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
People
We have a new flagship location in Bangkok called Icon Siam – which is spread over three floors, with an infinity pool and the country’s first dedicated Lagree Pilates studio. We’ve also opened The F Zone in Bangkok, which is a heart rate training, athletic performance club
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass expands in Ireland with flagship operator Gym Plus
Gympass, a leader in corporate fitness sales, has expanded its network to Ireland following a new partnership with Gym Plus.
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Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
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
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Whole body cryotherapy
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Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
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28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
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20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
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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
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
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17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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 in 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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass expands in Ireland with flagship operator Gym Plus
Gympass, a leader in corporate fitness sales, has expanded its network to Ireland following a new partnership with Gym Plus.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
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
Wattbike AtomX
Wattbike
Join our tribe. Become powered by Wattbike. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
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
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
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
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
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
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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