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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 4
Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
On the cover: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Women's fitness in the spotlight
5. Editor's letter: The health agenda
Health clubs must contribute to the health agenda, says Liz Terry
12. Write to reply: HCM letters
Letters from the HCM mailbag. This month, Sir Muir Gray and James Swinnerton
14. HCM People: Dr Emma Ross, Baz Moffat & Dr Bella Smith
Founders of The Well on helping women thrive, plus cover star Jessica Ennis-Hill launches Cyclemapping
18. HCM People: Justin Andrews
On the launch of You Fit’s hotel health club and spa contract management service
22. HCM People: Helena Field
The wellness consultant is establishing a fitness and wellbeing concept for Rangeford Villages
24. HCM News:
This issue, PureGym to open 10 new gyms, United Fitness Brands buys Barrecore and Empowered Brands announces European expansion. More news at www.HCMmag.com
32. Interview: Ken Campling
Following reports of a bid to buy the Bannatyne Group, we get the lowdown on how the business has been faring and plans for 2021 from its de facto CEO
40. Sponsored: Technogym: Honour bound
Hamilton’s Honour is Leicester’s newest fitness studio opening, with the latest innovation from Technogym
42. The Health Agenda: Fit miles
What does the UK government’s Fit Miles Programme mean for the industry? We explore the issues and opportunities surrounding this £100m initiative
48. The Health Agenda: Beyond pain
Chronic pain sufferers should be prescribed exercise, not painkillers, says the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. We find out more
50. The Health Agenda: Talking point – Healthy collaboration
The pandemic has highlighted the fitness sector’s role in protecting the health service. How can the industry make the most of this opportunity?
56. Sponsored: Hussle: A risk free route to new members
More than 30,000 Hussle users have been turned into direct members in the last 18 months.
Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
On the cover: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Women's fitness in the spotlight
60. IHRSA: China intel
China’s fitness market is increasingly attractive to investors says Deloitte
62. Town planning: Play full city
Hamilton City Council in New Zealand is putting play at the heart of an ambitious strategy to get residents active
68. Sponsored: Myzone: Make the switch
Dave Wright, CEO of Myzone, talks about the world’s first interchangeable heart rate monitor that provides real-time feedback
72. Hospitality: Hotel fitness
Kerzner has entered the hotel fitness market with Siro, a concept which has Adam Peaty as its global ambassador
76. Sponsored: Life Fitness: Full of life
Craig Cocking, Life Fitness UK’s country manager, reflects on the impact of the past 12 months and shares his views on the future of the industry
78. Software: Tech enabled
Software is helping operators win during the pandemic. HCM takes a look at inspiring collaborations
92. Supplier showcase: Funxtion
NonStop Gym in Switzerland has teamed up with Funxtion to create its member training app
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
A new partnership is announced between Gympass and Nuffield and HCM reveals launches from Technogym, Egym and Orbit4
95. Sponsored: Matrix
Matrix Fitness is launching a new three-tiered cardio range to provide total versatility, explains MD Matt Pengelly
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: De-risking COVID-19
Lack of exercise is a major cause of death from COVID-19, finds a new study
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Sponsored
We talk to Dave Wright, CEO of Myzone, about the world’s first interchangeable heart rate monitor that provides real-time feedback – and the impact of COVID-19
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Software
As we adapt to a new way of living, software developers have been supporting the fitness sector with new systems and strategies. We asked operators and developers to share successes
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Sponsored
Craig Cocking was appointed Life Fitness UK’s country manager in December, following over 13 years with the business. He reflects on the impact of the past 12 months and shares his views on the future of the industry
HCM Magazine
Sponsored
Matrix Fitness is launching a new three-tiered cardio range to provide total versatility, explains Matt Pengelly
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Supplier showcase
Switzerland’s no frills chain, NonStop Gym, has appointed Funxtion to create its member training app, as CEO Ernst De Neef explains
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Everyone’s talking about
For years the health and fitness sector has aspired to be taken seriously by the health sector. Is now the time? asks Kath Hudson
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HCM People
We’re going after health club and spa management contracts for hotels and independent gyms and also planning to launch a You Fit franchise
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HCM magazine
The health and fitness industry felt as though it wasn’t invited to its own party when news of the government’s Fit Miles programme broke. But what does it actually mean and is it good or bad news for the sector? Kath Hudson investigates
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Our strategy is to position ourselves as a wellness provider. We have all the elements needed – gyms, physiotherapy, F&B and spas
Opinion
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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: Red light therapy improves sleep, aids recovery and enhances focus
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Funxtion
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
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

2021 issue 4
Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
On the cover: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Women's fitness in the spotlight
5. Editor's letter: The health agenda
Health clubs must contribute to the health agenda, says Liz Terry
12. Write to reply: HCM letters
Letters from the HCM mailbag. This month, Sir Muir Gray and James Swinnerton
14. HCM People: Dr Emma Ross, Baz Moffat & Dr Bella Smith
Founders of The Well on helping women thrive, plus cover star Jessica Ennis-Hill launches Cyclemapping
18. HCM People: Justin Andrews
On the launch of You Fit’s hotel health club and spa contract management service
22. HCM People: Helena Field
The wellness consultant is establishing a fitness and wellbeing concept for Rangeford Villages
24. HCM News:
This issue, PureGym to open 10 new gyms, United Fitness Brands buys Barrecore and Empowered Brands announces European expansion. More news at www.HCMmag.com
32. Interview: Ken Campling
Following reports of a bid to buy the Bannatyne Group, we get the lowdown on how the business has been faring and plans for 2021 from its de facto CEO
40. Sponsored: Technogym: Honour bound
Hamilton’s Honour is Leicester’s newest fitness studio opening, with the latest innovation from Technogym
42. The Health Agenda: Fit miles
What does the UK government’s Fit Miles Programme mean for the industry? We explore the issues and opportunities surrounding this £100m initiative
48. The Health Agenda: Beyond pain
Chronic pain sufferers should be prescribed exercise, not painkillers, says the UK’s National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. We find out more
50. The Health Agenda: Talking point – Healthy collaboration
The pandemic has highlighted the fitness sector’s role in protecting the health service. How can the industry make the most of this opportunity?
56. Sponsored: Hussle: A risk free route to new members
More than 30,000 Hussle users have been turned into direct members in the last 18 months.
Health Club Management 2021 issue 4
On the cover: Jessica Ennis-Hill
Women's fitness in the spotlight
60. IHRSA: China intel
China’s fitness market is increasingly attractive to investors says Deloitte
62. Town planning: Play full city
Hamilton City Council in New Zealand is putting play at the heart of an ambitious strategy to get residents active
68. Sponsored: Myzone: Make the switch
Dave Wright, CEO of Myzone, talks about the world’s first interchangeable heart rate monitor that provides real-time feedback
72. Hospitality: Hotel fitness
Kerzner has entered the hotel fitness market with Siro, a concept which has Adam Peaty as its global ambassador
76. Sponsored: Life Fitness: Full of life
Craig Cocking, Life Fitness UK’s country manager, reflects on the impact of the past 12 months and shares his views on the future of the industry
78. Software: Tech enabled
Software is helping operators win during the pandemic. HCM takes a look at inspiring collaborations
92. Supplier showcase: Funxtion
NonStop Gym in Switzerland has teamed up with Funxtion to create its member training app
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
A new partnership is announced between Gympass and Nuffield and HCM reveals launches from Technogym, Egym and Orbit4
95. Sponsored: Matrix
Matrix Fitness is launching a new three-tiered cardio range to provide total versatility, explains MD Matt Pengelly
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: De-risking COVID-19
Lack of exercise is a major cause of death from COVID-19, finds a new study
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: Red light therapy improves sleep, aids recovery and enhances focus
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Incorpore Limited
Incorpore Ltd is a leading fitness and wellness company which has been successfully delivering solutions ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
The Life Fitness family of brands offers an unrivalled product portfolio, providing customers with access ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Funxtion
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
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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