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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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As HCM passed its 300th edition milestone, readers shared their thoughts and feelings on HCM’s contribution to the industry in a very special postbag
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In the wake of the pandemic, is the time ripe to change the language around the role of exercise professionals, and gain greater trust from the healthcare sector?
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ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and women, has partnered with digital management solution expert Fisikal to create a custom branded experience for its members.
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Featured supplier news: Fitness industry to gather at Sibec Europe-UK in Portugal this September
Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry – will take place from 27-30 September at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, in Portugal.
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01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
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Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
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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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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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: ACTIV partners with Fisikal to deliver custom branded member experience
ACTIV, a gym chain in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, which operates separate gyms for men and women, has partnered with digital management solution expert Fisikal to create a custom branded experience for its members.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Fitness industry to gather at Sibec Europe-UK in Portugal this September
Questex’s iconic event Sibec Europe-UK – known as Europe’s leading hosted buyer event for the fitness industry – will take place from 27-30 September at the Anantara Vilamoura Algarve Resort, in Portugal.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Serco Leisure wins 10-year Mansfield contract
Following a competitive tendering process, Serco Leisure and its partner More Leisure Community Trust Limited (MLCT) have been awarded a 10-year contract by Mansfield District Council to operate three centres in the town, starting 1 May 2022.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: New partnership delivers swimming support to children with disabilities
A new partnership has been launched to provide inclusive swimming for children with mobility, visual and hearing disabilities.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and is a privately-owned UK-based company with Mark Johnson ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Virtuagym
Virtuagym is a global provider of health and fitness technology for coaching, engagement and management ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
Diary dates
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
25-28 Oct 2022
Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
17-18 Mar 2023
Tobacco Dock, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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