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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
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Latest News
As health clubs and gyms reopen following lockdowns, it is "absolutely crucial" operators take a ...
Latest News
IHRSA and Fitness Brasil say they have signed a partnership agreement that will see the ...
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EuropeActive has joined the All Policies for a Healthy Europe (APHE) initiative, as part of ...
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Lack of exercise is a major cause of death from COVID-19, according to new research, ...
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World Leisure Organization (WLO) has opened the entry process for its International Innovation Prize. Now ...
Latest News
Health clubs, leisure centres and studios in England have opened today (12 April) for the ...
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A major new initiative will look to strengthen and unite the fitness industry's voice in ...
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A parliamentary report is calling for a £3bn intervention fund to build back better health ...
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Hussle’s new Membership Conversion Service proactively turns Hussle customers into direct club members, encouraging them to join clubs they attend regularly
HCM Magazine
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
HCM Magazine
HCM letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Denbighshire Leisure is creating a range of new and unforgettable member experiences. MD, Jamie Groves, explains how a partnership with Technogym and Alliance Leisure has led to the creation of a raft of new offerings
HCM Magazine
Reopening
Policing the rules, even if it means losing members, will be crucial to building trust as health clubs reopen, Paul Roberts tells Kath Hudson
HCM Magazine
Policy
A new tracking tool, called Moving Communities, will assess the impact of the UK’s £100m National Leisure Recovery Fund, as well as evaluating the contribution public sector facilities make to their local communities, as HCM reports
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
The University of Stirling has transformed its fitness offering with world-class performance sport and fitness facilities powered by Technogym
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
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
HCM magazine
We’re aiming to be a force in the boutique fitness market
HCM magazine
Changing rooms have been largely closed during the pandemic, but as clubs open up, how will ongoing pandemic restrictions impact changing room design? We ask the experts for their observations and reflections
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
Red light therapy equipment supplier, Red Light Rising, has partnered with Aidan Robinson of ITRM Clinic in the UK
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Core Health & Fitness announces partnership with Énergie Fitness Iberia
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the roll- out of all projected clubs with Énergie Fitness Iberia over the next seven years.
Company profiles
Company profile: Wexer
Our mission at Wexer is to make world-class exercise accessible to everyone by harnessing the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Fisikal
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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

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 135
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Red Light Rising teams up with ITRM Clinic to supply red light therapy for injured athletes
Red light therapy equipment supplier, Red Light Rising, has partnered with Aidan Robinson of ITRM Clinic in the UK
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Core Health & Fitness announces partnership with Énergie Fitness Iberia
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the roll- out of all projected clubs with Énergie Fitness Iberia over the next seven years.
Company profiles
Company profile: Wexer
Our mission at Wexer is to make world-class exercise accessible to everyone by harnessing the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Fisikal
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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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