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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 8
Health Club Management 2020 issue 8
On the cover: Talilla Henchoz
On launching Club V
5. Editor's letter: Next round
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges says Liz Terry
13. Write to reply:
Readers share their views on the government’s obesity strategy and how to best support COVID-19 survivors
16. HCM People: Luca Maggiora
The House of Wisdom co-founder tells us about the new wellness business in London dedicated to personal and spiritual development
22. HCM People: Talilla Henchoz
PT Talilla Henchoz has leveraged her social media following to create an online club based on five pillars of sustainable health
26. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, keeping gyms COVID-free and boutiques bounce back
34. Talking point: High street gyms
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission. What impact will this have on the industry?
40. Interview: Steven Schwartz
The CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs tells of the brand’s rollercoaster journey throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
48. Sponsored briefing: Technogym's Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train.
52. Interview: Huw Edwards
The future of our industry is as a ‘national health service’, says the CEO of ukactive
58. Promotion: Health-focused consumers
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
62. Insight: The value of activity
Research from Sport England shows physical activity in England is worth £85.5bn each year in economic impact
Health Club Management 2020 issue 8
On the cover: Talilla Henchoz
On launching Club V
67. Body scanning: Get a healthcheck
Gyms can offer health checks with the help of the latest body scanning tech, as HCM reports
68. Promotion: Digital revolution
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
72. Research: The lay of the land
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net Solutions surveyed the public leisure sector to gauge how its faring
76. Interview: GymNation
The senior management team at GymNation saw the need for an affordable offering in Dubai and are rolling out 50,000sq ft gyms
88. Supplier showcase: Digital gym floor
Sporteve worked with Funxtion to enhance its in-club digital offering and liberate staff on the gym floor
90. Supplier showcase: Positive feedback
The historic Stoke Park hotel has installed the latest Matrix Fitness 7xi Cardio Range to upgrade its gym and introduce more tech
92. Supplier showcase : The personal touch
Personal training brand SIX3NINE partnered with Physical Company to fit out its second London studio
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals innovations from KeepMe, Myzone, Les Mills and Life Fitness
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Stress buster
A new study suggests that exercise leads to elevated galanin levels – which in turn helps the brain’s stress response, giving more resilience
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Features
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As winter draws nearer in the north of the world, it’s time to set your members up for their indoor workouts by taking advantage of the latest developments in indoor cycling
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Hussle is offering operators the opportunity to take part in a pilot for its new MAP service to enable them to secure new members without upfront costs. Hussle’s Jamie Owens tells us more about the insights that drove this initiative
Features
COVID-19
Your worst nightmare happens – a member with COVID-19 attends three group exercise classes in a period of 18 hours. Sarah Shortt explains how one operator dealt with this crisis while staying open throughout and avoiding community transmission
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Rehab
Simon Harling explains how exercise professionals can ensure a safe return to exercise for post-COVID patients
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Active IQ optimised lockdown to create new opportunities for students and stakeholders
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We look at how you can unlock hidden value in your operation with a complete end-to-end leisure management solution
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Stats
Deloitte has produced a report in partnership with EuropeActive, analysing the impact of COVID-19 on the European health and fitness market, as Karsten Hollasch reports
Features
People
Our facility isn’t for everyone. In daring to be different, we’re attracting people willing to commit to a fresh way of approaching health and fitness
People
HCM people

Dr Darshan Shah

Next Health: co-founder
Our vision is that health is not the absence of disease but the abundance of vitality
People
We realised we had a great franchise proposition: a really strong core model and technology platform, excellent data and analytics – we also generate 45 per cent site margins in the UK
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Power Plate kicks off campaign to support fitness industry deliver health and wellness in one solution
Power Plate, the global leader in whole-body vibration training equipment, is encouraging its community to stay fighting fit this winter with a campaign intended to encourage comfort and confidence, as well as boosting health and wellness.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
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
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 8
Health Club Management 2020 issue 8
On the cover: Talilla Henchoz
On launching Club V
5. Editor's letter: Next round
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges says Liz Terry
13. Write to reply:
Readers share their views on the government’s obesity strategy and how to best support COVID-19 survivors
16. HCM People: Luca Maggiora
The House of Wisdom co-founder tells us about the new wellness business in London dedicated to personal and spiritual development
22. HCM People: Talilla Henchoz
PT Talilla Henchoz has leveraged her social media following to create an online club based on five pillars of sustainable health
26. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, keeping gyms COVID-free and boutiques bounce back
34. Talking point: High street gyms
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission. What impact will this have on the industry?
40. Interview: Steven Schwartz
The CEO of Midtown Athletic Clubs tells of the brand’s rollercoaster journey throughout the COVID-19 pandemic
48. Sponsored briefing: Technogym's Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train.
52. Interview: Huw Edwards
The future of our industry is as a ‘national health service’, says the CEO of ukactive
58. Promotion: Health-focused consumers
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
62. Insight: The value of activity
Research from Sport England shows physical activity in England is worth £85.5bn each year in economic impact
Health Club Management 2020 issue 8
On the cover: Talilla Henchoz
On launching Club V
67. Body scanning: Get a healthcheck
Gyms can offer health checks with the help of the latest body scanning tech, as HCM reports
68. Promotion: Digital revolution
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
72. Research: The lay of the land
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net Solutions surveyed the public leisure sector to gauge how its faring
76. Interview: GymNation
The senior management team at GymNation saw the need for an affordable offering in Dubai and are rolling out 50,000sq ft gyms
88. Supplier showcase: Digital gym floor
Sporteve worked with Funxtion to enhance its in-club digital offering and liberate staff on the gym floor
90. Supplier showcase: Positive feedback
The historic Stoke Park hotel has installed the latest Matrix Fitness 7xi Cardio Range to upgrade its gym and introduce more tech
92. Supplier showcase : The personal touch
Personal training brand SIX3NINE partnered with Physical Company to fit out its second London studio
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals innovations from KeepMe, Myzone, Les Mills and Life Fitness
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Stress buster
A new study suggests that exercise leads to elevated galanin levels – which in turn helps the brain’s stress response, giving more resilience
1 - 40 of 130
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix takes its partnership with Renault Sport racing team up a gear
Matrix Fitness, the commercial brand of Johnson Health Tech, has announced the renewal of its long term partnership with the Renault F1 Team.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Power Plate kicks off campaign to support fitness industry deliver health and wellness in one solution
Power Plate, the global leader in whole-body vibration training equipment, is encouraging its community to stay fighting fit this winter with a campaign intended to encourage comfort and confidence, as well as boosting health and wellness.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Fisikal Limited
Fisikal helps fitness professionals, operators and education organisations improve efficiencies and service through its online ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
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
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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