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Health Club Management

Health Club Management

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
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Editor's letter
As health clubs around the world start reopening, controlling COVID-19 – while also delivering a great service to customers – must be an obsession for everyone in the sector
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Ask an expert
In spite of having met all government-agreed, COVID-secure operating standards, group exercise has had a rough ride during the pandemic, being closed more than gyms. HCM asks why this is and what can be done about it
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Promotion
Goji’s virus-killing air purification system is the future of air purification for gyms, says Greg Whyte
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Research
Children with better cardiorespiratory health than their peers also do better on cognitive tests and other measures of brain function, according to new research
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Finance
New tax laws will hit the UK fitness sector in early April, changing the way freelance PTs are legally classified for income tax and national insurance, as Abi Harris reports
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Supplier showcase
Hussle’s new Membership Conversion Service proactively turns Hussle customers into direct club members, encouraging them to join clubs they attend regularly
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HCM People

David Blitz

CEO, BlitzLake
One of the best aspects of Studio Three is our loyal membership community. Our team has really come to know our members and where they are in their wellness journey
HCM magazine
Policing the rules, even if it means losing members, will be crucial to building trust as health clubs reopen, Paul Roberts tells Kath Hudson
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How will digital, gyms and live fitness mesh to create a new customer offering in health clubs? Phillip Mills, executive director of Les Mills, shares his views
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: How Gympass reinvented wellbeing
Over the last year, fitness and wellness organisations have faced challenges like never before. When gyms closed and members needed alternative support to keep up their health and wellbeing routines, Gympass swiftly pivoted its business model to offer a wealth of digital solutions for its partners.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Pulse Fitness updates iGym London with state-of-the-art technology
Pulse Fitness has recently completed a refurbishment of the fitness facilities at iGym London.
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix provides innovative commercial fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health ...
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Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Property & Tenders
Hillingdon
Hillingdon Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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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 135
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: How Gympass reinvented wellbeing
Over the last year, fitness and wellness organisations have faced challenges like never before. When gyms closed and members needed alternative support to keep up their health and wellbeing routines, Gympass swiftly pivoted its business model to offer a wealth of digital solutions for its partners.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Pulse Fitness updates iGym London with state-of-the-art technology
Pulse Fitness has recently completed a refurbishment of the fitness facilities at iGym London.
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
Matrix provides innovative commercial fitness equipment to facilities in all market sectors including private health ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Property & Tenders
Hillingdon
Hillingdon Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-04 Jul 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
04-07 Nov 2021
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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