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Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 10
Health Club Management 2020 issue 10
On the cover: Essential
We must recognise the fitness industry as an essential service
5. Editor's letter:
The science shows being fit mitigates against COVID-19. We’ve proven we can operate safely under the SAGE COVID-secure Framework. Time to join it up by securing essential service status
10. Letters: Write to reply
Power Plate UK's Davide Ferreira and ReferAll's Stuart Stokes write to HCM
14. HCM People: Nick Whitcombe
Whitcombe is fighting for the right to reopen his gym – and stay open
18. HCM People: Harley Pasternak
The celebrity trainer and author is working with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts to elevate their fitness offering
22. HCM People: David Burns
Collective Leisure has just become the first social enterprise leisure management company in Australia
26. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, Nuffield adds COVID-19 rehab and National Fitness Day breaks records
34. Interview: Fahad Alhagbani
The co-founder and CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Armah Sports on smart clubs, a deal with 1Rebel and collaborating with Amazon
44. The great debate: Are gyms essential?
Given their support for the NHS, should gyms and leisure centres be classified as essential services? And how do we get it reclassified? Experts discuss
52. Opinion: Standing together
Steve Ward celebrates how the industry has come together in the pandemic
58. News report: Mental health
A new study from the Global Wellness Institute highlights the scope of the $121bn mental wellbeing market
62. Consultation: Active ageing
Our sector can do more for active ageing – it’s never been more important
64. Sponsored: Bold Move
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym with a major refit and new dedicated workout zones
Health Club Management 2020 issue 10
On the cover: Essential
We must recognise the fitness industry as an essential service
68. Local leisure: Delivery partners
Policymakers and operators discuss trust and public sector pandemic responses
72. Sponsored: An exercise in luxury
Deansgate Square, the newest residential star on Manchester’s impressive skyline, is a fitting home for some of the city’s most stylish health and fitness facilities, with specialist acoustic flooring by TVS Group
74. Research: New generation yoga
Passive relaxation improves heart rate variability. This study shows active interventions can have the same effect
76. Sponsored: Upping the online fitness game
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
78. Profile: Jan Spaticchia
The chair of énergie and vice chair of BMF on bringing together indoor, outdoor, online and VR fitness
84. A cheeky workout
Working the glutes is vital for balance, power and wellbeing. Tom Tawell reports
90. Supplier showcase: Octane and Places Leisure
Places Leisure’s Bulmershe Leisure Centre is providing its community with new fitness kit in a major upgrade
92. Product innovation:
HCM reveals innovations, including Exi’s COVID app, Lumen’s metabolic reader, LG’s new screens and ALFI by The Refinery
93. Promotion: Wattbike AtomX
Wattbike AtomX leads the future of indoor cycling, says Richard Baker
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Improved prognosis
A study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests exercising can lead to better outcomes in people with cancer
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Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
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2010 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
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2010 issue 10
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2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
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2009 issue 10
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Mental health
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Editor's letter
In this issue, we’re focusing on sharing insights and thought leadership to highlight opportunities for the development of the sector in terms of both markets and offerings, says Liz Terry, HCM editor
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Sponsored
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Research
Changes to DNA which occur during exercise give protection against a wide range of diseases, according to new research from the Univesity of Copenhagen
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Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Statistics
How have consumers responded to the end of lockdowns? Cesar Carvalho shares some bounceback numbers with HCM
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We start with people’s pain points and give them a pathway to move away from that – to heal and be a force for good in their own lives
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Focusing on dieting has failed to offset the rising tide of obesity, say researchers from the Universities of Arizona and Virginia. A focus on fitness gives better health outcomes
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Screens display power generated from each piece of equipment, allowing people to compete against each other for kilowatt hours produced
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Active IQ Skills Hub helps fitness professionals boost skills in post-Covid market
Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and the way consumers work out – and therein lies opportunity.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Power Plate teams up with Myzone for a new exercise experience
Power Plate has teamed up with Myzone to provide its community with new class experiences and the opportunity to offer rewards based on effort, every time they move.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
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Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
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Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
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Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 10
Health Club Management 2020 issue 10
On the cover: Essential
We must recognise the fitness industry as an essential service
5. Editor's letter:
The science shows being fit mitigates against COVID-19. We’ve proven we can operate safely under the SAGE COVID-secure Framework. Time to join it up by securing essential service status
10. Letters: Write to reply
Power Plate UK's Davide Ferreira and ReferAll's Stuart Stokes write to HCM
14. HCM People: Nick Whitcombe
Whitcombe is fighting for the right to reopen his gym – and stay open
18. HCM People: Harley Pasternak
The celebrity trainer and author is working with Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts to elevate their fitness offering
22. HCM People: David Burns
Collective Leisure has just become the first social enterprise leisure management company in Australia
26. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, Nuffield adds COVID-19 rehab and National Fitness Day breaks records
34. Interview: Fahad Alhagbani
The co-founder and CEO of Saudi Arabia’s Armah Sports on smart clubs, a deal with 1Rebel and collaborating with Amazon
44. The great debate: Are gyms essential?
Given their support for the NHS, should gyms and leisure centres be classified as essential services? And how do we get it reclassified? Experts discuss
52. Opinion: Standing together
Steve Ward celebrates how the industry has come together in the pandemic
58. News report: Mental health
A new study from the Global Wellness Institute highlights the scope of the $121bn mental wellbeing market
62. Consultation: Active ageing
Our sector can do more for active ageing – it’s never been more important
64. Sponsored: Bold Move
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym with a major refit and new dedicated workout zones
Health Club Management 2020 issue 10
On the cover: Essential
We must recognise the fitness industry as an essential service
68. Local leisure: Delivery partners
Policymakers and operators discuss trust and public sector pandemic responses
72. Sponsored: An exercise in luxury
Deansgate Square, the newest residential star on Manchester’s impressive skyline, is a fitting home for some of the city’s most stylish health and fitness facilities, with specialist acoustic flooring by TVS Group
74. Research: New generation yoga
Passive relaxation improves heart rate variability. This study shows active interventions can have the same effect
76. Sponsored: Upping the online fitness game
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
78. Profile: Jan Spaticchia
The chair of énergie and vice chair of BMF on bringing together indoor, outdoor, online and VR fitness
84. A cheeky workout
Working the glutes is vital for balance, power and wellbeing. Tom Tawell reports
90. Supplier showcase: Octane and Places Leisure
Places Leisure’s Bulmershe Leisure Centre is providing its community with new fitness kit in a major upgrade
92. Product innovation:
HCM reveals innovations, including Exi’s COVID app, Lumen’s metabolic reader, LG’s new screens and ALFI by The Refinery
93. Promotion: Wattbike AtomX
Wattbike AtomX leads the future of indoor cycling, says Richard Baker
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Improved prognosis
A study from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden suggests exercising can lead to better outcomes in people with cancer
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 10
1 - 40 of 141
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Active IQ Skills Hub helps fitness professionals boost skills in post-Covid market
Suffice to say that the pandemic has completely changed the way fitness professionals work and the way consumers work out – and therein lies opportunity.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Power Plate teams up with Myzone for a new exercise experience
Power Plate has teamed up with Myzone to provide its community with new class experiences and the opportunity to offer rewards based on effort, every time they move.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness offers the commercial health and fitness club marketplace an unmatched portfolio ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
Precor has been a pioneer in delivering fitness experiences for commercial customers for more than ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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