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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 3
Health Club Management 2020 issue 3
On the Cover: Emma Barry
How to build a badass boutique
5. Editor's letter: All change
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
13. Letters: Write to reply
Dan Rees of Premier Global NASM starts a debate about the safest way to stretch, with a response from Flexology
14. Special report: First response
CEOs Humphrey Cobbold, of Pure Gym and Clive Ormerod of Les Mills talk about their initial response to COVID-19
18. HCM People: Ed Stanbury
The CEO and co-founder of BLOK tells how he developed ‘one of the coolest gyms in the world’
22. HCM People: Adala Bolto
Bolto saw a need for a “bespoke, femalespecific, results-driven boutique”
26. HCM People: Aaron Brooks-Thornett
This personal trainer works on a ‘pay what you can’ basis, allowing him to reach those most in need
30. HCM News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
38. Interview: Glenn Earlam
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to HCM about new models, standalone boutiques and growing the estate
48. Ask the experts: Catering to introverts
Is the fitness industry meeting the needs of introverts as well as extroverts?
52. Promotional feature: Physical Company
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
54. Research: Getting fit together
A study by Decathlon has found that couples who train together stay together
58. Profile: Emma Barry
The industry catalyst has released a new book: Building a Badass Boutique
64. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
Health Club Management 2020 issue 3
On the Cover: Emma Barry
How to build a badass boutique
66. Insight: Rene Moos
The CEO of Basic-Fit shared insights into the workings of his business at the Virtuagym FitNation Conference
70. Policy: Time to combine
Tara Dillon and Mark Gannon on combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory
73. Body scanning: Measuring progress
As it has become a trend, more operators are offering body scanning. We ask some to share their experiences
78. New Opening: Dublin’s finest
Charlie Bourne, MD of new luxury health club Eden One, talks about developing a new combination of facilities
84. Changing rooms: Time for a change
Get inspired by our round up of recent high-end changing room installations
89. Supplier showcase: Gympass
Supplier Gympass latest collaboration with DW Fitness First
91. Supplier showcase: Pulse Fitness
Supplier Pulse Fitness latest collaboration with Third Space
93. Supplier showcase: Fisikal Limited
Supplier Fisikal latest collaboration with DiR Clubs
95. Supplier showcase: Matrix Fitness
Supplier Matrix Fitness latest collaboration with Long Stratton Leisure Centre, run by South Norfolk Council
96. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovation
Lauren Heath-Jones reveals the newest product launches from Wattbike, Pulse, Body Bike and MYE Technologies
98. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory to find suppliers of products and services
100. HCM research: Old before their time
Obesity and ageing have the same effects on the body, with some impacts being irreversible, according to new research
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Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
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Strength
It’s considered a fundamental part of our fitness routines by medical professionals, but many exercisers, particularly women, are still put off by strength training. We asked leading suppliers what they’re doing to champion strength
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Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
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Supplier showcase
Bannatyne has driven member engagement with Les Mills during the lockdown
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Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
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Staff welfare
As staff and members prepare to return to the gym, Dr Dane Vishnubala gives advice to operators on gearing up to offer them mental health support
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Consumer culture
Ken Hughes, expert in consumer culture and human behaviour spoke as part of the Technogym Talks series of webinars about how operators can navigate the new consumer landscape
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People
We see ourselves as a truly European player. We’re analysing France, Germany, Italy and the UK for development
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HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
HCM people

Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
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Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
01-02 Oct 2020
Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 3
Health Club Management 2020 issue 3
On the Cover: Emma Barry
How to build a badass boutique
5. Editor's letter: All change
Liz Terry shares her thoughts
13. Letters: Write to reply
Dan Rees of Premier Global NASM starts a debate about the safest way to stretch, with a response from Flexology
14. Special report: First response
CEOs Humphrey Cobbold, of Pure Gym and Clive Ormerod of Les Mills talk about their initial response to COVID-19
18. HCM People: Ed Stanbury
The CEO and co-founder of BLOK tells how he developed ‘one of the coolest gyms in the world’
22. HCM People: Adala Bolto
Bolto saw a need for a “bespoke, femalespecific, results-driven boutique”
26. HCM People: Aaron Brooks-Thornett
This personal trainer works on a ‘pay what you can’ basis, allowing him to reach those most in need
30. HCM News:
Stay up-to-date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
38. Interview: Glenn Earlam
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to HCM about new models, standalone boutiques and growing the estate
48. Ask the experts: Catering to introverts
Is the fitness industry meeting the needs of introverts as well as extroverts?
52. Promotional feature: Physical Company
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
54. Research: Getting fit together
A study by Decathlon has found that couples who train together stay together
58. Profile: Emma Barry
The industry catalyst has released a new book: Building a Badass Boutique
64. Promotional feature: miha bodytec
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
Health Club Management 2020 issue 3
On the Cover: Emma Barry
How to build a badass boutique
66. Insight: Rene Moos
The CEO of Basic-Fit shared insights into the workings of his business at the Virtuagym FitNation Conference
70. Policy: Time to combine
Tara Dillon and Mark Gannon on combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory
73. Body scanning: Measuring progress
As it has become a trend, more operators are offering body scanning. We ask some to share their experiences
78. New Opening: Dublin’s finest
Charlie Bourne, MD of new luxury health club Eden One, talks about developing a new combination of facilities
84. Changing rooms: Time for a change
Get inspired by our round up of recent high-end changing room installations
89. Supplier showcase: Gympass
Supplier Gympass latest collaboration with DW Fitness First
91. Supplier showcase: Pulse Fitness
Supplier Pulse Fitness latest collaboration with Third Space
93. Supplier showcase: Fisikal Limited
Supplier Fisikal latest collaboration with DiR Clubs
95. Supplier showcase: Matrix Fitness
Supplier Matrix Fitness latest collaboration with Long Stratton Leisure Centre, run by South Norfolk Council
96. fitness-kit.net: Product Innovation
Lauren Heath-Jones reveals the newest product launches from Wattbike, Pulse, Body Bike and MYE Technologies
98. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory to find suppliers of products and services
100. HCM research: Old before their time
Obesity and ageing have the same effects on the body, with some impacts being irreversible, according to new research
1 - 40 of 126
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
Innovatise, the company behind myFitApp, has announced the immediate availability of its customer- branded live-streaming solution.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-31 Aug 2020
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
01-02 Oct 2020
Whittlebury Hall, Whittlebury, United Kingdom
Diary dates
11-12 Oct 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
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