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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
Health Club Management

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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 1
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
7. Editor's letter: Work Out to Help Out
The pandemic has shown the need for us to embrace prevention in all areas of life
14. HCM People: Adam Tranter
The Bicycle Mayor of Coventry talks about bikes and public health challenges
18. HCM People: Kate Little / Paula Harris
The duo from Everyone Active are taking on Amazon by launching online retail with the aim of hitting £1m p.a. turnover
20. HCM People: Scott O’Shea
A 19th century mill in Hampshire has been converted into a high-end training gym by O’Shea and his partners
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, Gymbox enters the hotel market and Sport England publishes its 10-year strategy
32. Interview: Richard Darwin
The CEO of The Gym Group talks about the impact of COVID-19 and how the business is innovating to stay ahead
40. Sponsored: Training comes alive: Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train
44. The great debate: Mental health
The pandemic is driving a mental health crisis. Industry experts explore the scope of the challenge and open the conversation about what can be done
50. Anthony Whitington
Anthony and his brother Ian founded a health charity, Fixing Dad, to save their father’s life. They tell their moving story
56. Sponsored: Red Light Rising: See the light
Offering red light therapy to your members can create a valuable source of secondary spend, while also supporting them with their recovery and delivering improvements to mobility, circulation and muscle soreness
58. Retention: Building communities
The Retention Convention saw experts sharing exciting examples of best practice around customer relationship building
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
64. Research: ClubIntel research
The late Stephen Tharrett explores the US member journey in the age of COVID-19
68. Research: Lockdown insight
Leisure-net’s lockdown 2 survey yielded findings that will set a course for the UK industry as it comes out of lockdown 3
74. Policy: Fitness to wellbeing
Muir Gray argues the industry needs a change of focus to optimise its potential
78. Interview: Greg Whyte & Kevin Cahill
The two have teamed up to create a free, virtual couch-to-exercise programme
84. Profile: David Gutstadt
The founder of Philidelphia’s Fitler Club explains its high-end concept
92. Supplier showcase: Venueserve Fitness
The Health Club Collection on its collaboration with Venueserve Fitness
94. Supplier showcase: Fisikal
Third Space has been working with tech specialist, Fisikal, to build out its digital offering for members
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Klafs launches an infrared sauna and Pulse Fitness a new strength line, Precor reveals Preva Mobile and Virtuagym unveils Pro+
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Sex equality
Researchers have found that women over 50 gain the same benefits from strength training as men of the same age
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Research
Over a third of customers said they felt significantly more comfortable about returning to the gym than to other public places
HCM Magazine
Research
Resistance training is just as beneficial for women over the age of 50 as it is for men, according to a new study from the University of New South Wales
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Interview
The duo have joined forces to launch a free virtual ‘couch to exercise’ programme called RISE. They talk to HCM about what they’ve learned from collaborating on Sport Relief and how they’re using this knowledge to deliver the new not-for-profit
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Offering red light therapy to your members can create a valuable source of secondary spend, while also supporting them with their recovery and delivering improvements to mobility, circulation and muscle soreness, as Karen Maxwell explains
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Sponsored
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train
HCM Magazine
Research
Stephen Tharrett, co-founder, ClubIntel
HCM Magazine
When Geoff Whitington started to see his life unravel as a result of diabetes, his sons Anthony and Ian gave up their jobs to help him change his lifestyle. This resulted in a new lease of life for all of them. Anthony Whitington, co-creator of BBC documentary, Fixing Dad, speaks to HCM’s Kath Hudson about the journey the family has been on, their mission to inspire others to engage with their health and the launch of new initiative, Fixing Us
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Venueserve Fitness is working with the Health Club Collection to drive its digital customer engagement
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There’s never been a more important time for us all to be focused on lobbying, as the industry fights for its work and potential to be recognised and supported
HCM magazine
We’re finding some great sites, assisted by the structural issues the retail sector is facing
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: 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: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Fisikal
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
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

2021 issue 1
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
7. Editor's letter: Work Out to Help Out
The pandemic has shown the need for us to embrace prevention in all areas of life
14. HCM People: Adam Tranter
The Bicycle Mayor of Coventry talks about bikes and public health challenges
18. HCM People: Kate Little / Paula Harris
The duo from Everyone Active are taking on Amazon by launching online retail with the aim of hitting £1m p.a. turnover
20. HCM People: Scott O’Shea
A 19th century mill in Hampshire has been converted into a high-end training gym by O’Shea and his partners
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, Gymbox enters the hotel market and Sport England publishes its 10-year strategy
32. Interview: Richard Darwin
The CEO of The Gym Group talks about the impact of COVID-19 and how the business is innovating to stay ahead
40. Sponsored: Training comes alive: Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train
44. The great debate: Mental health
The pandemic is driving a mental health crisis. Industry experts explore the scope of the challenge and open the conversation about what can be done
50. Anthony Whitington
Anthony and his brother Ian founded a health charity, Fixing Dad, to save their father’s life. They tell their moving story
56. Sponsored: Red Light Rising: See the light
Offering red light therapy to your members can create a valuable source of secondary spend, while also supporting them with their recovery and delivering improvements to mobility, circulation and muscle soreness
58. Retention: Building communities
The Retention Convention saw experts sharing exciting examples of best practice around customer relationship building
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
64. Research: ClubIntel research
The late Stephen Tharrett explores the US member journey in the age of COVID-19
68. Research: Lockdown insight
Leisure-net’s lockdown 2 survey yielded findings that will set a course for the UK industry as it comes out of lockdown 3
74. Policy: Fitness to wellbeing
Muir Gray argues the industry needs a change of focus to optimise its potential
78. Interview: Greg Whyte & Kevin Cahill
The two have teamed up to create a free, virtual couch-to-exercise programme
84. Profile: David Gutstadt
The founder of Philidelphia’s Fitler Club explains its high-end concept
92. Supplier showcase: Venueserve Fitness
The Health Club Collection on its collaboration with Venueserve Fitness
94. Supplier showcase: Fisikal
Third Space has been working with tech specialist, Fisikal, to build out its digital offering for members
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Klafs launches an infrared sauna and Pulse Fitness a new strength line, Precor reveals Preva Mobile and Virtuagym unveils Pro+
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Sex equality
Researchers have found that women over 50 gain the same benefits from strength training as men of the same age
1 - 40 of 133
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: 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: Freemotion Fitness
Freemotion Fitness is the global pioneer in fitness equipment and technology, introducing the world to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Fisikal
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
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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