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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 5
Health Club Management 2020 issue 5
On the cover: The fitness industry heads outdoors
David Lloyd reveals outdoor gym concept
5. Editor's letter: Time for a consumer focus
We need new initiatives around creating regular consumer insight says Liz Terry
10. HCM People: Aaron Smith
The founder of KX Pilates on building Australia’s largest Pilates franchise group
16. HCM People: Jo Smallwood
Oldham Leisure Centre has become the local foodbank operations hub
18. HCM People: Ben Lucas
The founder of Flow Athletic on how the club combines strength training with yoga
22. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
30. Interview: Steve Ward
GO fit’s chief transformation officer talks about the brand’s groundbreaking COVID-19 response
38. Sponsored briefing: The time is now!
Introducing the enhanced Technogym Mywellness platform and app. Always evolving to support you, now and in the future
40. Talking Point: The future of facilities
How will facility provision change after lockdown? We ask the experts
44. Reopening: Great outdoors
David Lloyd Leisure has transformed its offering by embracing outdoor exercise
48. Opinion: Challenging ageism
The ICAA’s Colin Milner says the fitness industry can stop ageism devastating lives
50. Statistics: World changing
A new survey tells us how consumers are likely to respond to reopening
57. Consumer culture: Unique challenge
Ken Hughes shares vital insights on navigating the new consumer landscape
60. Software: Super soft
Software will power reopening – we look at new COVID-19 functionality
Health Club Management 2020 issue 5
On the cover: The fitness industry heads outdoors
David Lloyd reveals outdoor gym concept
64. COVIDHUB: COVID-19
HCM launches a database of resources
66. Insight: Insights from China
How Chinese operators Life Turbo and Will’s Gym tackled reopening
72. Sponsored briefing: Reopen with confidence
Caroline Constantine, MD of Right Directions, shares critical guidance about safe operating procedures
74. Staff welfare: On the frontline
Dr Dane Vishnubala advises operators on ways to support the mental health of members and staff when gyms reopen
78. Partner briefing: Mission active
Outdoor fitness franchise BMF is launching a £1m initiative to help PTs and exercise professionals get back to work
82. Strength: Singling out strength
How can operators encourage women and beginners to try strength training?
89. Statistics: Bounceback
A Datahub report has used modelling to predict what the next 12 months will look like for the UK fitness industry
92. Supplier showcase: Les Mills Showcase
Les Mills is serving up digital workouts to members of Bannatyne Health Clubs
94. Supplier showcase: Precor Showcase
Precor has been engaged with modernising Aberdeen Sports Village
96. Training: Balancing Act
Balance training is hitting the mainstream. We round up the latest kit available
103. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals launches from Fisikal, Apex, Avrox Technologies and Amplify Pro
105. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory to find suppliers of products and services
1 - 40 of 129
Latest News
Artificial intelligence-based sales and marketing platform Keepme has secured round one funding, totalling US$1.7m. The ...
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Industry body EuropeActive has published a sectoral manifesto which outlines the aims and objectives of ...
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European fitness operators will face increased consolidation, accelerated digitalisation and the new reality of creating ...
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Fitness giant Equinox has opened its first fully-outdoor gym in Los Angeles. Called Equinox+ In ...
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An online fitness community, created by personal trainer and social media influencer, Talilla Henchoz, during ...
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Two functional fitness franchises are continuing their legal battle over a dispute relating to patents. ...
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Xponential Fitness has entered the Saudi Arabian gym market with the launch of five boutique ...
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Chancellor Rishi Sunak's proposals to support the economy through the next six months of the ...
Features
Supplier showcase
SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
Features
Supplier showcase
Prestigious estate, Stoke Park, has invested in a new fitness technology upgrade by Matrix
Features
Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
Features
feature
Wattbike’s lead sport scientist Eddie Fletcher discusses the importance of health assessments, changes in consumer behaviour post-lockdown and the latest UK government strategy
Features
feature
As the fitness industry grapples with the challenge of optimising digital, Volution’s Adam Norton shares his vision for a customised data-centric approach that will lead operators into a new era of success
Features
Insight
As the physical activity and sports sector unites to fight its corner in making a case for government investment, Sport England has commissioned a research study to prove the economic value of activity, giving weight to the argument. Tom Walker reports
Features
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
Features
People
We only need 3,000 members to break even. It takes the pressure off when you hit that in pre-sale
People
People in Club V trust me and I want to do the best for them and help them progress
People
I invite every organisation to become part of our consultation on workplace wellbeing, active ageing and long-term health conditions
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
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Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
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
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 5
Health Club Management 2020 issue 5
On the cover: The fitness industry heads outdoors
David Lloyd reveals outdoor gym concept
5. Editor's letter: Time for a consumer focus
We need new initiatives around creating regular consumer insight says Liz Terry
10. HCM People: Aaron Smith
The founder of KX Pilates on building Australia’s largest Pilates franchise group
16. HCM People: Jo Smallwood
Oldham Leisure Centre has become the local foodbank operations hub
18. HCM People: Ben Lucas
The founder of Flow Athletic on how the club combines strength training with yoga
22. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
30. Interview: Steve Ward
GO fit’s chief transformation officer talks about the brand’s groundbreaking COVID-19 response
38. Sponsored briefing: The time is now!
Introducing the enhanced Technogym Mywellness platform and app. Always evolving to support you, now and in the future
40. Talking Point: The future of facilities
How will facility provision change after lockdown? We ask the experts
44. Reopening: Great outdoors
David Lloyd Leisure has transformed its offering by embracing outdoor exercise
48. Opinion: Challenging ageism
The ICAA’s Colin Milner says the fitness industry can stop ageism devastating lives
50. Statistics: World changing
A new survey tells us how consumers are likely to respond to reopening
57. Consumer culture: Unique challenge
Ken Hughes shares vital insights on navigating the new consumer landscape
60. Software: Super soft
Software will power reopening – we look at new COVID-19 functionality
Health Club Management 2020 issue 5
On the cover: The fitness industry heads outdoors
David Lloyd reveals outdoor gym concept
64. COVIDHUB: COVID-19
HCM launches a database of resources
66. Insight: Insights from China
How Chinese operators Life Turbo and Will’s Gym tackled reopening
72. Sponsored briefing: Reopen with confidence
Caroline Constantine, MD of Right Directions, shares critical guidance about safe operating procedures
74. Staff welfare: On the frontline
Dr Dane Vishnubala advises operators on ways to support the mental health of members and staff when gyms reopen
78. Partner briefing: Mission active
Outdoor fitness franchise BMF is launching a £1m initiative to help PTs and exercise professionals get back to work
82. Strength: Singling out strength
How can operators encourage women and beginners to try strength training?
89. Statistics: Bounceback
A Datahub report has used modelling to predict what the next 12 months will look like for the UK fitness industry
92. Supplier showcase: Les Mills Showcase
Les Mills is serving up digital workouts to members of Bannatyne Health Clubs
94. Supplier showcase: Precor Showcase
Precor has been engaged with modernising Aberdeen Sports Village
96. Training: Balancing Act
Balance training is hitting the mainstream. We round up the latest kit available
103. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals launches from Fisikal, Apex, Avrox Technologies and Amplify Pro
105. HCM directory:
Dip into the HCM directory to find suppliers of products and services
1 - 40 of 129
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
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
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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