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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 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
62. Stats: Future gazing
A report by Deloitte for EuropeActive analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the European health and fitness market
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
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
90. Supplier showcase: Powering through
Volution helped Anytime Fitness Asia to minimise the impact of the pandemic
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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Latest News
PureGym will take its budget fitness concept to Saudi Arabia, after securing a franchise partnership ...
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Gyms, health clubs, leisure centres and fitness studios in England are back in business today ...
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The UK government has published its impact report for the three-tier COVID-19 alert system, which ...
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Professor Chris Whitty, the chief medical officer for England, has said exercise and physical activity ...
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Nick Whitcombe, the independent gym owner who refused to shut his gym during the October ...
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This year's UK government Spending Review, announced in Parliament by chancellor Rishi Sunak on 25 ...
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Up to 100k people will benefit from the free gym and physical activity sessions, thanks ...
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To the relief of the sector, the UK government confirmed yesterday (23 November) that gyms, ...
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Supplier showcase
Bulmershe Leisure Centre, run by Places Leisure, is providing its community with state-of-the-art fitness machines from Octane Fitness
HCM Magazine
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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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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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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Sponsored
Deansgate Square, the newest residential star on Manchester’s impressive skyline, is a fitting home for some of the city’s most stylish health and fitness facilities, with specialist acoustic flooring by TVS Group
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Research
New research from the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden, has established why people who exercise when suffering from cancer generally have better outcomes
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Sponsored
Venueserve Fitness enables clubs to offer white-label content streaming to optimise capacity and member engagement
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Our road map is to manage leisure facilities, developing them into community hubs and ensuring the most in need get the most support
HCM magazine
Steve Ward celebrates the transformational energy being unleashed in the fitness industry by the pandemic
HCM magazine
HCM talks to policy makers, operators and decision-makers about the public sector and trust response to the pandemic
Opinion
promotion
Jetts Fitness CEO, Elaine Jobson has adapted and simplified Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to better fit the company – built on a foundation of company vision, purpose, and values; which Elaine believes should permeate through everything Jetts does.
Opinion: Jetts Fitness – Brilliant Basics, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and Net Promoter Score®
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dr Paul Bedford announces Retention Convention will go virtual for 2020
Global retention expert, Dr Paul Bedford, will host his sixth annual Retention Convention virtually, bringing together global speakers to form a documentary-style event around turning customers into communities.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Frame launches new, streamlined digital offering, powered by Fisikal
When facing lockdown restrictions, Frame successfully adapted its in-club experience to an online offering for members.
Company profiles
Company profile: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
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
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
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 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
62. Stats: Future gazing
A report by Deloitte for EuropeActive analyses the impact of COVID-19 on the European health and fitness market
Health Club Management 2020 issue 9
On the cover: Humphrey Cobbold
Reveals ambitious plans
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
90. Supplier showcase: Powering through
Volution helped Anytime Fitness Asia to minimise the impact of the pandemic
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 131
Opinion
promotion
Jetts Fitness CEO, Elaine Jobson has adapted and simplified Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to better fit the company – built on a foundation of company vision, purpose, and values; which Elaine believes should permeate through everything Jetts does.
Opinion: Jetts Fitness – Brilliant Basics, Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs, and Net Promoter Score®
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dr Paul Bedford announces Retention Convention will go virtual for 2020
Global retention expert, Dr Paul Bedford, will host his sixth annual Retention Convention virtually, bringing together global speakers to form a documentary-style event around turning customers into communities.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Frame launches new, streamlined digital offering, powered by Fisikal
When facing lockdown restrictions, Frame successfully adapted its in-club experience to an online offering for members.
Company profiles
Company profile: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: FunXtion International BV
Unlock your club’s digital potential with the FunXtion Platform. Deliver engaging and immersive digital fitness ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Powering through
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
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
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
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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