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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 7
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
On the cover: Rainer Schaller
"With Gold's Gym we've inherited a legacy for which I have great respect"
7. Editor's letter: New competition
New competition is coming from every direction, says Liz Terry
14. Letters: Write to reply
Katie Lewis on workplace mental health and Alan Cooper on Retrain
16. HCM People: Stelian Iacob
Therme Group’s CEO explains the rollout of the company’s 100,000sq m wellness resorts around the world
22. HCM People: Preston Lewis
Black Box VR is the world’s first virtual reality gym. The co-founder explains how it can make people addicted to fitness
30. HCM News:
This issue, Xponential Fitness to list on the New York Stock Exchange and The Gym Group raises £31m
38. Interview: Rainer Schaller
The founder and CEO of RSG Group talks to HCM about acquiring Gold’s Gym, continuing the global expansion of John Reed and dealing with COVID-19
52. Sponsored: Powering forward
Empowered Brands has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new chair and CEO following the untimely death of founder, Jan Spaticchia
54. Everyone’s talking about: Insourcing
With financial pressures brought on by the pandemic, will we see more local councils bringing the management of gym and leisure facilities back in-house?
60. Sponsored: Active Northumberland: Transforming public health
Jo Farrier, head of commercial and resources at Active Northumberland, talks about how a strategic partnership with Technogym is changing public perceptions of council leisure facilities
62. Research: Strong recovery
The results from the first Moving Communities Customer Experience Survey show users are satisfied with local authority health and fitness facilities
68. Training: Super connectors
GM Active has launched a transformational leadership programme, designed to empower staff to play a greater role in wellness services
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
On the cover: Rainer Schaller
"With Gold's Gym we've inherited a legacy for which I have great respect"
72. Training: Delivering on employability
Six months on from the launch of its Kickstart programme, The Gym Group is hiring the majority of trainees in the first cohort
75. Supplier showcase: Premier Global NASM: Empowering PTs to deliver online
A new online training bundle and app is empowering personal trainers to build successful businesses
76. Profile: Philipp Maier
The founder and CEO of Urban Health Club tells of his desire to create something new and beautiful that also improves people’s health
83. Sponsored: Introducing the Official Hammer Strength Box
Life Fitness has launched the Official Hammer Strength Box: a unique and complete small group training offering from Hammer Strength
84. Sponsored: Flooring: The foundation of every fitness experience
Every gym design project should be designed from the floor up, says Physical Company’s James Anderson. He tells HCM why
86. Specifier: What's new in rigs?
Rigs have been central to gyms for years. Suppliers tell how they’re evolving to meet changing needs
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals launches from Technogym, Core Health and Fitness, Ojmar and Sport Alliance
95. Product innovation: LEDSnaps
“A great atmosphere is just as important to the fitness journey as the right workout routine, says LEDSnaps’ CEO, Ian Kirby
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: 30 minutes of daily exercise 'not enough'
A new study claims that being active for 30 minutes a day is not enough for those who are mostly sedentary
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Facilities
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Q&A
Social media influencers cause harm by raising unrealistic expectations of physical perfection, as Andrea Dearden explains
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Sponsored
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Editor's letter
Having a portfolio of more than 1,000 health club locations is the aim of ambitious operators, with this elite category growing fast, creating new dynamics in the market
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Insight
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
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Tech
Each health club has its own unique challenges, but the right tech solution can make all the difference. In the first of a two-part series, specialists share how they’ve solved specific issues
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Postbag
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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Jon Wright

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We’ve set ourselves the initial goal of developing 100 Feel Electric sites, using a cluster model
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Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
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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?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: UK health clubs hit by rising cost of energy
Health clubs across the UK are facing huge rises in business energy bills which are forcing difficult decisions.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Magicline celebrates UK market entry at Elevate
With a focus on globalisation, Magicline has officially launched its software in the UK. As Europe’s leading gym management software company, the company strives to provide the best tools for gym owners to be successful, win new members and elevate their businesses.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active to launch new exercise classes to reduce gender gap
As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
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
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Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness UK
A global innovator of innovation and variety in fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a True Fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EGYM UK Ltd
EGYM empowers gym operators to deliver a workout experience that supports their members' lifelong fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
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Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
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Runcorn
Halton Borough Council
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Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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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

Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 7
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
On the cover: Rainer Schaller
"With Gold's Gym we've inherited a legacy for which I have great respect"
7. Editor's letter: New competition
New competition is coming from every direction, says Liz Terry
14. Letters: Write to reply
Katie Lewis on workplace mental health and Alan Cooper on Retrain
16. HCM People: Stelian Iacob
Therme Group’s CEO explains the rollout of the company’s 100,000sq m wellness resorts around the world
22. HCM People: Preston Lewis
Black Box VR is the world’s first virtual reality gym. The co-founder explains how it can make people addicted to fitness
30. HCM News:
This issue, Xponential Fitness to list on the New York Stock Exchange and The Gym Group raises £31m
38. Interview: Rainer Schaller
The founder and CEO of RSG Group talks to HCM about acquiring Gold’s Gym, continuing the global expansion of John Reed and dealing with COVID-19
52. Sponsored: Powering forward
Empowered Brands has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of a new chair and CEO following the untimely death of founder, Jan Spaticchia
54. Everyone’s talking about: Insourcing
With financial pressures brought on by the pandemic, will we see more local councils bringing the management of gym and leisure facilities back in-house?
60. Sponsored: Active Northumberland: Transforming public health
Jo Farrier, head of commercial and resources at Active Northumberland, talks about how a strategic partnership with Technogym is changing public perceptions of council leisure facilities
62. Research: Strong recovery
The results from the first Moving Communities Customer Experience Survey show users are satisfied with local authority health and fitness facilities
68. Training: Super connectors
GM Active has launched a transformational leadership programme, designed to empower staff to play a greater role in wellness services
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
On the cover: Rainer Schaller
"With Gold's Gym we've inherited a legacy for which I have great respect"
72. Training: Delivering on employability
Six months on from the launch of its Kickstart programme, The Gym Group is hiring the majority of trainees in the first cohort
75. Supplier showcase: Premier Global NASM: Empowering PTs to deliver online
A new online training bundle and app is empowering personal trainers to build successful businesses
76. Profile: Philipp Maier
The founder and CEO of Urban Health Club tells of his desire to create something new and beautiful that also improves people’s health
83. Sponsored: Introducing the Official Hammer Strength Box
Life Fitness has launched the Official Hammer Strength Box: a unique and complete small group training offering from Hammer Strength
84. Sponsored: Flooring: The foundation of every fitness experience
Every gym design project should be designed from the floor up, says Physical Company’s James Anderson. He tells HCM why
86. Specifier: What's new in rigs?
Rigs have been central to gyms for years. Suppliers tell how they’re evolving to meet changing needs
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals launches from Technogym, Core Health and Fitness, Ojmar and Sport Alliance
95. Product innovation: LEDSnaps
“A great atmosphere is just as important to the fitness journey as the right workout routine, says LEDSnaps’ CEO, Ian Kirby
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: 30 minutes of daily exercise 'not enough'
A new study claims that being active for 30 minutes a day is not enough for those who are mostly sedentary
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 148
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: UK health clubs hit by rising cost of energy
Health clubs across the UK are facing huge rises in business energy bills which are forcing difficult decisions.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Magicline celebrates UK market entry at Elevate
With a focus on globalisation, Magicline has officially launched its software in the UK. As Europe’s leading gym management software company, the company strives to provide the best tools for gym owners to be successful, win new members and elevate their businesses.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active to launch new exercise classes to reduce gender gap
As part of their work to break down the barriers that deter women and girls from participating in sport and physical activity, Everyone Active has teamed up with EMD UK to launch new exercise classes linked to the This Girl Can campaign.
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
Mindbody, Inc
Sport Alliance GmbH
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness UK
A global innovator of innovation and variety in fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a True Fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EGYM UK Ltd
EGYM empowers gym operators to deliver a workout experience that supports their members' lifelong fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
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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