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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 3
Health Club Management 2021 issue 3
On the cover: United Fitness Brands
"We're aiming to be a force in the boutique fitness market"
9. Editor's letter: A matter of trust
The industry is entering a critical phase, based on trust, says Liz Terry
14. HCM letters:
Nuffield’s Dr Davina Deniszczyc on supporting the NHS and Link4Life’s Andy King challenges the industry to innovate
16. HCM People: Colin Grant
The CEO of Pure Group talks about beating Hong Kong’s COVID cluster
20. HCM People: David Blitz
Real estate group Blitzlake is investing in its Studio Three boutique concept explains the CEO
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, UK government launches new Office for Health Promotion
32. Ask an expert: Group exercise
Group Exercise has been closed longer than any other part of the sector, without evidence to support this decision. Industry leaders debate the issue
38. Wellness: David Clarke
Formula E team, Mahindra Racing, has built a new fitness programme to support the wellbeing of its drivers and staff. HCM talks to the team manager
46. Sponsored: World Class
The University of Stirling has transformed its fitness offering with world-class performance sport and fitness facilities powered by Technogym
50. Interview: United Fitness Brands
Boom Cycle and Kobox CEOs, Robert and Hilary Rowland and Joe Cohen are building a new boutique super group with David Lloyd as chair. Liz Terry reports
58. Sponsored: Train and retain
Tad Chapman from Active IQ argues that operators should take a fresh look at apprenticeships and their power to drive recovery
60. Reopening: Get tough
Policing the gym floor to ensure everyone is adhering to COVID-secure behaviour will be vital to success on reopening, says Paul Roberts, CEO of MyCustomerLens
66. Sponsored: Strengthening the future
Denbighshire Leisure MD Jamie Groves, explains how a partnership with Technogym and Alliance Leisure has led to the creation of a raft of new offerings
Health Club Management 2021 issue 3
On the cover: United Fitness Brands
"We're aiming to be a force in the boutique fitness market"
70. Insight: Powering back
In spite of the boom in home workouts, research indicates consumers can’t wait to get back to the gym, with digital acting as a funnel for new members, says Phillip Mills
76. Management: Mental wealth
A new survey and workplace wellness pledge have elevated the conversation around the mental health of people working in the fitness industry, as Katie Lewis explains
80. Policy: Moving communities
Sport England’s new monitoring and insight study will track the impact of the National Leisure Recovery Fund and its impact on communities, says Mike Hill
84. Finance: Taxing matters
New tax law, IR35, is changing the way employers treat tax and national insurance payments for freelance staff such as PTs, explains Abi Harris
89. Facilities: Personal space
Will social distancing mean changing rooms will need a redesign?
92. Supplier showcase: Hussle
Hussle’s announces the launch of its new Membership Conversion Service
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
A look at Nautilus, Funxtion, Booty Builder and Myzone launches
95. Promotion: Goji air purification
Goji’s virus-killing air purification system is the future of air purification for gyms, says Greg Whyte
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Fit Kids
Fit children do better in cognitive tests
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People experiencing homelessness are being offered free access to leisure centres by Oxford City Council. ...
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Rainer Schaller's RSG Group is bringing its John Reed brand of health clubs to the ...
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Sponsored
Daniel Jones is the brains behind Orbit4, the world’s first digital ecosystem to manage and facilitate the entire commercial fitness product cycle. We caught up with him at Orbit4 HQ in Cheshire
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Choosing the right flooring is critical for gym and health club operators. Suppliers share their latest news, tips and product launches to help you choose wisely
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Policy
As our sector starts to recover, there will be changes in the needs of communities, consumers and the provision of opportunities. To explore this subject we hosted a virtual round table to better understand views on key workforce questions
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Sponsored
As the UK’s first dedicated development framework for leisure comes to the end of its initial four-year term, Jamie Groves and Sarah Watts discuss the impact
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Talking Point
Consumer research has shown a population-wide surge in interest in reducing lockdown weight gain and getting fitter. Is the industry ready and willing to put its hand up to help people with weight loss? Kath Hudson reports
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Physical activity gives structure and meaning to people’s lives, according to new research
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CV kit has been fully connective for some time, but with the rise of the hybrid gym goer, what are strength suppliers doing to meet the demand for a fully connected offer?
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When we questioned our customers on what they liked about The Claremont Club, they all mentioned that we were helping people who were in dire need
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INEOS: The future of hand-sanitising
As gyms begin to reopen, cleanliness and hygiene remain an essential part of ensuring staff and members are confident to return.
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.
Featured operators 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 operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Company profiles
Company profile: Mediana Co., Ltd.
Mediana specialises in the manufacture of medical and health care devices, such as body composition ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure is a family-owned leisure management company working with local authority partners across England ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
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

2021 issue 3
Health Club Management 2021 issue 3
On the cover: United Fitness Brands
"We're aiming to be a force in the boutique fitness market"
9. Editor's letter: A matter of trust
The industry is entering a critical phase, based on trust, says Liz Terry
14. HCM letters:
Nuffield’s Dr Davina Deniszczyc on supporting the NHS and Link4Life’s Andy King challenges the industry to innovate
16. HCM People: Colin Grant
The CEO of Pure Group talks about beating Hong Kong’s COVID cluster
20. HCM People: David Blitz
Real estate group Blitzlake is investing in its Studio Three boutique concept explains the CEO
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, UK government launches new Office for Health Promotion
32. Ask an expert: Group exercise
Group Exercise has been closed longer than any other part of the sector, without evidence to support this decision. Industry leaders debate the issue
38. Wellness: David Clarke
Formula E team, Mahindra Racing, has built a new fitness programme to support the wellbeing of its drivers and staff. HCM talks to the team manager
46. Sponsored: World Class
The University of Stirling has transformed its fitness offering with world-class performance sport and fitness facilities powered by Technogym
50. Interview: United Fitness Brands
Boom Cycle and Kobox CEOs, Robert and Hilary Rowland and Joe Cohen are building a new boutique super group with David Lloyd as chair. Liz Terry reports
58. Sponsored: Train and retain
Tad Chapman from Active IQ argues that operators should take a fresh look at apprenticeships and their power to drive recovery
60. Reopening: Get tough
Policing the gym floor to ensure everyone is adhering to COVID-secure behaviour will be vital to success on reopening, says Paul Roberts, CEO of MyCustomerLens
66. Sponsored: Strengthening the future
Denbighshire Leisure MD Jamie Groves, explains how a partnership with Technogym and Alliance Leisure has led to the creation of a raft of new offerings
Health Club Management 2021 issue 3
On the cover: United Fitness Brands
"We're aiming to be a force in the boutique fitness market"
70. Insight: Powering back
In spite of the boom in home workouts, research indicates consumers can’t wait to get back to the gym, with digital acting as a funnel for new members, says Phillip Mills
76. Management: Mental wealth
A new survey and workplace wellness pledge have elevated the conversation around the mental health of people working in the fitness industry, as Katie Lewis explains
80. Policy: Moving communities
Sport England’s new monitoring and insight study will track the impact of the National Leisure Recovery Fund and its impact on communities, says Mike Hill
84. Finance: Taxing matters
New tax law, IR35, is changing the way employers treat tax and national insurance payments for freelance staff such as PTs, explains Abi Harris
89. Facilities: Personal space
Will social distancing mean changing rooms will need a redesign?
92. Supplier showcase: Hussle
Hussle’s announces the launch of its new Membership Conversion Service
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
A look at Nautilus, Funxtion, Booty Builder and Myzone launches
95. Promotion: Goji air purification
Goji’s virus-killing air purification system is the future of air purification for gyms, says Greg Whyte
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Fit Kids
Fit children do better in cognitive tests
1 - 40 of 137
Opinion
promotion
While much of the fitness industry has reopened its doors across the UK over the past weeks, many members are yet to return.
Opinion: Re-engaging your post-lockdown absent members
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INEOS: The future of hand-sanitising
As gyms begin to reopen, cleanliness and hygiene remain an essential part of ensuring staff and members are confident to return.
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.
Featured operators 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 operators news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Company profiles
Company profile: Mediana Co., Ltd.
Mediana specialises in the manufacture of medical and health care devices, such as body composition ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Parkwood Leisure
Parkwood Leisure is a family-owned leisure management company working with local authority partners across England ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
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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