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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 7
Health Club Management 2020 issue 7
On the cover: World united
Celebrate, reactivate!
6. Editor's letter: Challenges and opportunities
Lockdown was tough, but reopening has brought a new raft of challenges and opportunities, says HCM editor Liz Terry.
10. HCM People: Silke Frank & Florian Brauer
The event director and brand manager of FIBO tell how the trade shows will blend virtual and live events
14. HCM People: Stuart Perrin
The former COO of Xercise4Less on his new venture – Coach Gyms, and his ambition to open 50 clubs in the UK
16. HCM People: Mark Tweedie
A third of leisure trusts will face ‘unviability’ in the next six months, says the CEO of Community Leisure UK
20. Special Report: World United
This new global campaign aims to help clubs reactivate paused members by providing a schedule of events, competitions and workouts
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
32. Talking Point: COVID-19 recovery programmes
COVID-19 survivors face a long road to recovery. What role can the health and fitness industry play in supporting them? Our experts share their thoughts
38. Interview: Rob Copeland
The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre is working to improve population health
44. Promotion: Adapting to change
Powerplate’s Iain Murray on the company’s development and strategy
46. Opinion: The case for gyms
Gyms must be recognised as a cornerstone of our global recovery from COVID-19, says Phillip Mills
50. Foresight: HCM fitness trends
COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. We predict the top 20 trends in fitness for the coming year
Health Club Management 2020 issue 7
On the cover: World united
Celebrate, reactivate!
58. Hybrid: The shape of digital
What types of exercise content were most popular during lockdown? Funxtion shares its insights
62. Profile: Jamie Bunce
The CEO of retirement village operator Inspired Villages tells HCM about the wellbeing-focused communities
76. Insight: Rapid response
Proinsight has mystery shopped and reported on 50 online workouts
78. Reopening: Reopening down under
Gyms in Australia and New Zealand were able to reopen in May and June. Five operators share their learnings
86. Functional: Rig rejig
Suppliers are offering programming for rigs to enable operators to tackle social distancing challenges and create a boutique feel
92. Supplier showcase: Ultimate locker install
Safe Space has created a new locker space for global franchise, UFC GYM, which both maintains its brand image and delivers operational support
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals the newest innovations from Halotherapy Solutions, Technogym, APEX1 and Virtuagym
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Stay active, stay young
Older men who have played football all their lives have cells 11 years younger than their non-sporting peers
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Latest News
Everyone Active is offering a month’s free trial of its digital Everyone On Demand service ...
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The physical activity sector is in need of bespoke and substantial financial support in order ...
Latest News
Sport England has vowed to tackle inequality and create a nation of "more equal, inclusive ...
Latest News
Fitness instructors, personal trainers, coaches and other self-employed physical activity workers in Wales are being ...
Latest News
Sign the petition by clicking here. HCM editor, Liz Terry, has launched a Parliamentary Petition ...
Latest News
The failure to tackle the UK's obesity crisis is down to successive governments being guilty ...
Latest News
Les Mills has launched a new digital content solution to support health and fitness operators ...
Latest News
Gymbox has entered the hospitality space with the signing of a deal to deliver in-room ...
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Technogym introduced live and on-demand functionality to Mywellness in July. Here we find out more about operators who have adopted this solution
HCM Magazine
Research
Regular sessions of new-generation yoga can help tackle the lockdown blues, increase sleep quality and boost mental health
HCM Magazine
Local leisure
HCM talks to policy makers, operators and decision-makers about the public sector and trust response to the pandemic
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Ruskin Fitness Club has transformed its gym in partnership with Technogym, adding the new Excite Live line, as well as dedicated workout zones
HCM Magazine
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
HCM Magazine
Editor's letter
The science shows being fit mitigates against COVID-19. We’ve proven we can operate safely under the SAGE COVID-secure Framework. Time to join it up by securing essential service status
HCM Magazine
Research
New research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
We’ve stepped off the path this month to bring you a special 2020 review edition of HCM and to propose emerging priorities going forward, as we gird our loins to tackle 2021
HCM magazine
Nu Physio and Fitness has placed Egym at the heart of its protection and prevention model
HCM magazine
How Virtuagym and Thebodycontent created an ecosystem of fitness within a small community
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: 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
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Bouncing back
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Egym: Game changer
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
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 7
Health Club Management 2020 issue 7
On the cover: World united
Celebrate, reactivate!
6. Editor's letter: Challenges and opportunities
Lockdown was tough, but reopening has brought a new raft of challenges and opportunities, says HCM editor Liz Terry.
10. HCM People: Silke Frank & Florian Brauer
The event director and brand manager of FIBO tell how the trade shows will blend virtual and live events
14. HCM People: Stuart Perrin
The former COO of Xercise4Less on his new venture – Coach Gyms, and his ambition to open 50 clubs in the UK
16. HCM People: Mark Tweedie
A third of leisure trusts will face ‘unviability’ in the next six months, says the CEO of Community Leisure UK
20. Special Report: World United
This new global campaign aims to help clubs reactivate paused members by providing a schedule of events, competitions and workouts
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity
32. Talking Point: COVID-19 recovery programmes
COVID-19 survivors face a long road to recovery. What role can the health and fitness industry play in supporting them? Our experts share their thoughts
38. Interview: Rob Copeland
The Advanced Wellbeing Research Centre is working to improve population health
44. Promotion: Adapting to change
Powerplate’s Iain Murray on the company’s development and strategy
46. Opinion: The case for gyms
Gyms must be recognised as a cornerstone of our global recovery from COVID-19, says Phillip Mills
50. Foresight: HCM fitness trends
COVID-19 has changed the world as we know it. We predict the top 20 trends in fitness for the coming year
Health Club Management 2020 issue 7
On the cover: World united
Celebrate, reactivate!
58. Hybrid: The shape of digital
What types of exercise content were most popular during lockdown? Funxtion shares its insights
62. Profile: Jamie Bunce
The CEO of retirement village operator Inspired Villages tells HCM about the wellbeing-focused communities
76. Insight: Rapid response
Proinsight has mystery shopped and reported on 50 online workouts
78. Reopening: Reopening down under
Gyms in Australia and New Zealand were able to reopen in May and June. Five operators share their learnings
86. Functional: Rig rejig
Suppliers are offering programming for rigs to enable operators to tackle social distancing challenges and create a boutique feel
92. Supplier showcase: Ultimate locker install
Safe Space has created a new locker space for global franchise, UFC GYM, which both maintains its brand image and delivers operational support
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals the newest innovations from Halotherapy Solutions, Technogym, APEX1 and Virtuagym
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Stay active, stay young
Older men who have played football all their lives have cells 11 years younger than their non-sporting peers
1 - 40 of 132
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: 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
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Bouncing back
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Egym: Game changer
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
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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