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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
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The PGA Tour has recently bought 1,000 Whoop bands for its golfers, after PGA Tour ...
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Supplier showcase
Bannatyne has driven member engagement with Les Mills during the lockdown
Features
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
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
Reopening
David Lloyd Leisure has launched a raft of outdoor classes, including an enhanced role for its Battlebox concept, as Liz Terry reports
Features
feature
As the health and fitness industry gears up for reopening, Caroline Constantine, MD of Right Directions, shares critical guidance about safe operating procedures
Features
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
People
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: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
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: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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 126
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
Finally, the time has come: fitness and health facilities around the globe are gradually resuming operations.
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: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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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