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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 10
Health Club Management 2021 issue 10
On the cover: Sophie Lawler
"I feel really punchy about the future of the fitness industry"
5. Editor's letter: Creative action
Property deals, licencing and IP collaborations are opening up new opportunities across the sector and demanding our attention, says Liz Terry
12. HCM People: Alan Leach
The CEO of West Wood Clubs and chair of a resurgent IHRSA discusses the organisation’s plans and priorities
18. HCM People: Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick
The co-founders of PT consultancy and training company, Future Practice, see an opportunity for fitness professionals to become stress management experts
22. HCM People: Vishal Amin and Alex Pellew
The CEO and chief experience officer of Until explain their plans to develop the first chain of members' clubs with workspace for fitness professionals
28. HCM News:
This month’s key news stories, including: Les Mills Boutique launches, the latest numbers from The Leisure Database Company and Xponential’s ‘club-in-club’ deal with LA Fitness
36. Interview: Sophie Lawler
The CEO of Total Fitness talks about a tenure filled with dramatic growth, pandemic impact and a CVA
46. Sponsored: Technogym Biocircuit
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
50. Everyone’s talking about: Sustainability
Climate change is causing devastation. HCM talks to innovators across the sector about inspiring solutions
56. Research: New insights
A US study by ClubIntel for IHRSA and ABC Software highlights opportunities for operators to grow their businesses by engaging with key consumer groups
62. Sponsored: Life Fitness: Hammer Strength just got stronger
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
Health Club Management 2021 issue 10
On the cover: Sophie Lawler
"I feel really punchy about the future of the fitness industry"
64. New opening: Smart club: B-fit
Armah Sports has opened the first of the B_fit chain of health clubs. Utilising AI, VR and the Internet of Things, it’s the first club in the world to be Amazon Alexa-enabled
70. Insight: Fear of death
Researchers in Canada have found that fear of death is the greatest motivator to exercise
72. Debate: Fast food tie-ups
Are collaborations with fast food brands, such as McDonald's, a smart marketing opportunity for operators and sector businesses, or are they a risk to reputation? Industry thought leaders give their views
78. Interview: Jordy Kool & Marjolijn Meijer
The Amsterdam-based duo explain their plans for growing the Urban Gym Group using a counter-cyclical investment strategy and multiple brands, while also holding the Benelux master franchise agreement for TRIB3
90. Operations: Get pedalling: indoor cycling
Indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Suppliers share their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Accessercise, Codelocks, Ecore and Blazepod
97. Promotion: Trakk: Pulse Fitness
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
99. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
100. Research: Chronic fatigue
In the UK, NICE no longer recommends graded exercise therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME
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Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
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2009 issue 10
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Exercise has been found to increase levels of endocannabinoids – cannabis-like substances produced by the ...
HCM Magazine
Interview
There are failure points in the member journey  in any club. We’re looking to create a journey that addresses those points of vulnerability and difficulty
HCM Magazine
Promotion
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
HCM Magazine
Research
NICE has done a U-turn on its controversial guidelines for treating Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, saying that physical activity or therapy should not now be routinely prescribed for patients
HCM Magazine
HCM People
IHRSA is now on a mission to bring the global industry together
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
HCM Magazine
Interview
Urban Gym Group sees health, fitness and wellness converging and is ready to seize these opportunities. Its co-CEOs tell to Kate Cracknell, ‘if we can’t build it, we’ll buy it’
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
Climate change, like COVID-19, presents challenges that won’t go away and demands both our immediate attention and collective efforts. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
With their dark vibe, pumping music and kit that needs adjusting, indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Steph Eaves asks suppliers for their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio – and keep them coming back
HCM magazine
Armah Sports has revealed the first B_fit health club – a smart club concept that’s gearing up for the Metaverse with AI, VR, Amazon Alexa and the Internet of Things, as Tom Walker reports
Opinion
promotion
FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Feet on the ground, fitness in the clouds
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app named Life Fitness Connect to provide the ultimate workout experience.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Now is the time for whole-body EMS
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) Training will drive secondary revenue and increase PT penetration. It will accelerate and improve outcomes for users as well as build confidence with people who are struggling to get back to training post lockdown.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Everyone Active
Everyone Active operates leisure centres in partnership with local councils across the UK. Today, Everyone ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 10
Health Club Management 2021 issue 10
On the cover: Sophie Lawler
"I feel really punchy about the future of the fitness industry"
5. Editor's letter: Creative action
Property deals, licencing and IP collaborations are opening up new opportunities across the sector and demanding our attention, says Liz Terry
12. HCM People: Alan Leach
The CEO of West Wood Clubs and chair of a resurgent IHRSA discusses the organisation’s plans and priorities
18. HCM People: Harry Jameson and Oli Patrick
The co-founders of PT consultancy and training company, Future Practice, see an opportunity for fitness professionals to become stress management experts
22. HCM People: Vishal Amin and Alex Pellew
The CEO and chief experience officer of Until explain their plans to develop the first chain of members' clubs with workspace for fitness professionals
28. HCM News:
This month’s key news stories, including: Les Mills Boutique launches, the latest numbers from The Leisure Database Company and Xponential’s ‘club-in-club’ deal with LA Fitness
36. Interview: Sophie Lawler
The CEO of Total Fitness talks about a tenure filled with dramatic growth, pandemic impact and a CVA
46. Sponsored: Technogym Biocircuit
Technogym’s Biocircuit offers a range of time-controlled and time-free circuits using the Biostrength line, with its Biodrive AI technology, delivering customised workouts
50. Everyone’s talking about: Sustainability
Climate change is causing devastation. HCM talks to innovators across the sector about inspiring solutions
56. Research: New insights
A US study by ClubIntel for IHRSA and ABC Software highlights opportunities for operators to grow their businesses by engaging with key consumer groups
62. Sponsored: Life Fitness: Hammer Strength just got stronger
Life Fitness is introducing a new range of Hammer Strength anaerobic equipment to complement its legendary strength training range
Health Club Management 2021 issue 10
On the cover: Sophie Lawler
"I feel really punchy about the future of the fitness industry"
64. New opening: Smart club: B-fit
Armah Sports has opened the first of the B_fit chain of health clubs. Utilising AI, VR and the Internet of Things, it’s the first club in the world to be Amazon Alexa-enabled
70. Insight: Fear of death
Researchers in Canada have found that fear of death is the greatest motivator to exercise
72. Debate: Fast food tie-ups
Are collaborations with fast food brands, such as McDonald's, a smart marketing opportunity for operators and sector businesses, or are they a risk to reputation? Industry thought leaders give their views
78. Interview: Jordy Kool & Marjolijn Meijer
The Amsterdam-based duo explain their plans for growing the Urban Gym Group using a counter-cyclical investment strategy and multiple brands, while also holding the Benelux master franchise agreement for TRIB3
90. Operations: Get pedalling: indoor cycling
Indoor cycling classes can be intimidating to the uninitiated. Suppliers share their tips on how to encourage beginners into the cycling studio
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Accessercise, Codelocks, Ecore and Blazepod
97. Promotion: Trakk: Pulse Fitness
A new app called Trakk, from Pulse Fitness, promises triple benefits to operators, says Chris Johnson
99. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
100. Research: Chronic fatigue
In the UK, NICE no longer recommends graded exercise therapy for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and ME
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 10
1 - 40 of 142
Opinion
promotion
FitnessOnDemand’s divisional vice president Uday Anumalachetty discusses what live fitness really means for clubs and their members today
Opinion: Why we need to reimagine what live fitness really means
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Feet on the ground, fitness in the clouds
Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app named Life Fitness Connect to provide the ultimate workout experience.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Now is the time for whole-body EMS
Electrical muscle stimulation (EMS) Training will drive secondary revenue and increase PT penetration. It will accelerate and improve outcomes for users as well as build confidence with people who are struggling to get back to training post lockdown.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active successfully reopens exercise referral scheme thanks to EXi partnership
Local authority leisure provider Everyone Active has reopened its essential exercise referral scheme, by joining forces with EXi, the NHS-approved exercise prescription app and data portal.
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Everyone Active
Everyone Active operates leisure centres in partnership with local councils across the UK. Today, Everyone ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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