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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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Features
New Opening
We wanted to develop a destination which offers everything. People shouldn’t need several memberships to get what they want for their wellness. Eden One brings it all under one roof
Features
Ask the experts
Is the health and fitness industry more geared up to meet the needs of extroverts and overlooking more introverted customers? Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Promotional feature
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
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Changing rooms
Great changing rooms are one of the main reasons people join a gym. Get inspired by HCM’s roundup of the latest high-end installations
Features
Supplier showcase
DiR Clubs – the largest fitness operator in Spain – appointed fisikal as its digital partner in 2019, with a 12 month plan for integration. As phase one comes to an end, we talk to Jordi Forns, co-director of fitness clubs at DiR, about why the brand committed to such a fundamental change
Features
Research
A new study by Decathlon looks at the most popular types of physical activity by region and time of year, revealing some interesting insights into the health and fitness industry
Features
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
There are more opportunities in the UK than we thought – If glasgow can support five clubs, why shouldn’t we have three in leeds and sheffield?
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Tennis pro Marcus Willis to speak at active-net 2020
Professional tennis player, Marcus Willis, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at active-net 2020, which takes place this month.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
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Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Tennis pro Marcus Willis to speak at active-net 2020
Professional tennis player, Marcus Willis, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at active-net 2020, which takes place this month.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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