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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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Latest News
HCM editor, Liz Terry, has launched a Parliamentary Petition calling for gyms to be in ...
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The failure to tackle the UK's obesity crisis is down to successive governments being guilty ...
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Les Mills has launched a new digital content solution to support health and fitness operators ...
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Gymbox has entered the hospitality space with the signing of a deal to deliver in-room ...
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Nuffield Health has launched a series of free, online classes focused on emotional wellbeing. The ...
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Resistance training is just as beneficial for men and women over the age of 50, ...
Latest News
Fitness, sport and leisure sector professionals who have continued to deliver services to their communities ...
Latest News
A national survey has launched to chart the mental health of the fitness and physical ...
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Sponsored
Technogym introduced live and on-demand functionality to Mywellness in July. Here we find out more about operators who have adopted this solution
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Wattbike AtomX leads the future of indoor cycling, says Richard Baker
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Profile
The chair of énergie and vice chair of BMF talks to Kate Cracknell about creating an omnichannel approach that brings together indoor, outdoor, online and VR
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Butt, bottom, booty, bum – whatever you call it, working the backside is a vital part of the balance, power and wellbeing equation and has been ignored for too long, as Tom Tawell reports
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Active ageing
With many older people in crisis due to the pandemic, ukactive’s head of health and wellbeing development, Kenny Butler, explains why the organisation is launching an active ageing consultation and how you can get involved
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Sponsored
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym in partnership with Technogym, adding the new Excite Live line, as well as dedicated workout zones
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News report
A new study from the Global Wellness Institute highlights the scope of the $121bn mental wellness market, as Katie Barnes and Megan Whitby report
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How Virtuagym and Thebodycontent created an ecosystem of fitness within a small community
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Nu Physio and Fitness has placed Egym at the heart of its protection and prevention model
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High quality user experience and good value for the operator. This is the winning formula behind an expanding Physical Company product range, says James Anderson
FREE WEBINAR
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This free webinar on 26 January will see our panellists reflect on the changes to work in 2020, and their priorities for 2021.
Opinion: 2021 is the year to prioritise global culture
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: AskNicely helps empower businesses to improve customer experience and boost NPS
Maintaining a consistent member experience across a growing health and fitness brand can prove challenging.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Forget the ‘Netflix effect’ – it’s all about the ‘iFit effect’ to boost member retention
Addiction – a word laden with negativity. But isn’t that exactly what the fitness industry wants? For members to be addicted (in a healthy way) to exercise – not just to increase profits but, most importantly, so they can live happier, healthier and longer lives.
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Bouncing back
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Pendex Fisio S.L.: Exercise equipment
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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
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
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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 132
FREE WEBINAR
promotion
This free webinar on 26 January will see our panellists reflect on the changes to work in 2020, and their priorities for 2021.
Opinion: 2021 is the year to prioritise global culture
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: AskNicely helps empower businesses to improve customer experience and boost NPS
Maintaining a consistent member experience across a growing health and fitness brand can prove challenging.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Forget the ‘Netflix effect’ – it’s all about the ‘iFit effect’ to boost member retention
Addiction – a word laden with negativity. But isn’t that exactly what the fitness industry wants? For members to be addicted (in a healthy way) to exercise – not just to increase profits but, most importantly, so they can live happier, healthier and longer lives.
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Bouncing back
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Pendex Fisio S.L.: Exercise equipment
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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
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
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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