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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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Health Club Management magazine

2020 issue 9
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
5. Editor's letter: Getting reclassified
Our sector is still misunderstood by those in power, says Liz Terry.
10. Letters: Write to reply
'Emerging successfully out of a crisis as significant as this pandemic requires visionary leadership, creative thinking and innovative collaboration' says David Stalker
12. HCM People: Clare Stobart
The founder of CPASE talks about opening her five-star luxe boutique
16. HCM People: Keith Burnet
The CEO of global markets at Les Mills is preparing to row the Atlantic to raise money for charity
20. HCM People: Dr Darshan Shah
The co-founder of Next Health on helping people optimise their health and his plans for global growth
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, how eliminating lifestyle disease is the key to ending the pandemic
32. Talking Point: Fat shaming
Bristol University has committed to embracing body positivity and rejecting diet culture. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit?
38. Interview: Humphrey Cobbold
PureGym is the second largest operator in Europe. Its CEO talks about expansion and influencing government policy
46. Sponsored: MZ-Remote
The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O’Connor, explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
48. Research: The road to recovery
Modelling by 4global shows what we can expect for UK public sector fitness
54. Sponsored: Hussle: New normal, new opportunity
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.
56. COVID-19: Surviving a scare
What would you do if you found out a member with COVID-19 had attended your gym? One club tells its story
60. Promotion: Matrix Fitness: Matthew Pengelly
The MD of Matrix Fitness talks about adapting to business challenges through COVID-19 and beyond
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
62. Stats: Future gazing
A report by Deloitte for EuropeActive analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the European health and fitness market
66. Sponsored: Legend software: Exceed your potential
A look at how you can unlock hidden value in your operation with a complete end-to-end leisure management solution
68. Profile: Thierry Delsol
The CEO of The Club Company is working to rebuild and expand the business by fusing fitness and hospitality
74. Sponsored: Active IQ: Lessons from lockdown
Active IQ optimised lockdown to create new opportunities for students and stakeholders
76. Rehab: Safe return
Simon Harling explains how exercise professionals can ensure a safe return to exercise for post-COVID patients
80. Sponsored briefing: Speedflex thrives
HIIT Without the Hurt. It’s one of the most memorable straplines in the fitness industry and it’s been at the core of every Speedflex session for almost ten years
83. Indoor cycling
Indoor cycling is hot as half the world goes into winter. We look at the latest kit
88. Supplier showcase: Bouncing back
EGYM’s Smart Strength Series has helped draw members back into Club Kingswood
92. Supplier showcase: Supporting our PTs
Gympass added personal training to its platform during lockdown and has now delivered 30,000 sessions globally
94. Product innovation:
HCM reveals innovations from Freemotion, Ariston, Copper clothing and Bookteq
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Rewarding workout
A study suggests exercise can reduce symptoms of depression in young people by amplifying reward processing
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The UK’s first dedicated leisure development framework has completed its first four-year term with £144m committed investment in public leisure projects.
Opinion: UK’s first leisure framework celebrates £144m investment in public leisure
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Bounce back faster with a new risk-free joiner channel
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
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Company profile: Active IQ
Active IQ is the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Physical Activity sector....
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07-09 Jun 2021
Virtual summit,
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
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
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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 9
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
5. Editor's letter: Getting reclassified
Our sector is still misunderstood by those in power, says Liz Terry.
10. Letters: Write to reply
'Emerging successfully out of a crisis as significant as this pandemic requires visionary leadership, creative thinking and innovative collaboration' says David Stalker
12. HCM People: Clare Stobart
The founder of CPASE talks about opening her five-star luxe boutique
16. HCM People: Keith Burnet
The CEO of global markets at Les Mills is preparing to row the Atlantic to raise money for charity
20. HCM People: Dr Darshan Shah
The co-founder of Next Health on helping people optimise their health and his plans for global growth
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news in health, fitness and physical activity. This month, how eliminating lifestyle disease is the key to ending the pandemic
32. Talking Point: Fat shaming
Bristol University has committed to embracing body positivity and rejecting diet culture. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit?
38. Interview: Humphrey Cobbold
PureGym is the second largest operator in Europe. Its CEO talks about expansion and influencing government policy
46. Sponsored: MZ-Remote
The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O’Connor, explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
48. Research: The road to recovery
Modelling by 4global shows what we can expect for UK public sector fitness
54. Sponsored: Hussle: New normal, new opportunity
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.
56. COVID-19: Surviving a scare
What would you do if you found out a member with COVID-19 had attended your gym? One club tells its story
60. Promotion: Matrix Fitness: Matthew Pengelly
The MD of Matrix Fitness talks about adapting to business challenges through COVID-19 and beyond
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
62. Stats: Future gazing
A report by Deloitte for EuropeActive analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the European health and fitness market
66. Sponsored: Legend software: Exceed your potential
A look at how you can unlock hidden value in your operation with a complete end-to-end leisure management solution
68. Profile: Thierry Delsol
The CEO of The Club Company is working to rebuild and expand the business by fusing fitness and hospitality
74. Sponsored: Active IQ: Lessons from lockdown
Active IQ optimised lockdown to create new opportunities for students and stakeholders
76. Rehab: Safe return
Simon Harling explains how exercise professionals can ensure a safe return to exercise for post-COVID patients
80. Sponsored briefing: Speedflex thrives
HIIT Without the Hurt. It’s one of the most memorable straplines in the fitness industry and it’s been at the core of every Speedflex session for almost ten years
83. Indoor cycling
Indoor cycling is hot as half the world goes into winter. We look at the latest kit
88. Supplier showcase: Bouncing back
EGYM’s Smart Strength Series has helped draw members back into Club Kingswood
92. Supplier showcase: Supporting our PTs
Gympass added personal training to its platform during lockdown and has now delivered 30,000 sessions globally
94. Product innovation:
HCM reveals innovations from Freemotion, Ariston, Copper clothing and Bookteq
96. HCM directory:
Find suppliers of products and services
98. Research: Rewarding workout
A study suggests exercise can reduce symptoms of depression in young people by amplifying reward processing
1 - 40 of 136
Opinion
promotion
The UK’s first dedicated leisure development framework has completed its first four-year term with £144m committed investment in public leisure projects.
Opinion: UK’s first leisure framework celebrates £144m investment in public leisure
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Bounce back faster with a new risk-free joiner channel
The industry is eagerly awaiting the reopening of health clubs and leisure centres in another year affected by COVID-19, where the only thing that’s been certain is uncertainty.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Cryotherapy specialists, L&R Kältetechnik, launch new artofcryo.com division
L&R Kältetechnik has launched a new division, named artofcryo.com, after 30 years’ experience with -110 °C electrical solutions.
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world-leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Active IQ
Active IQ is the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation for the Physical Activity sector....
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
07-09 Jun 2021
Virtual summit,
Diary dates
12 Jun 2021
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
13-14 Jun 2021
Online,
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
28-29 Sep 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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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