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2021 issue 8
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
On the cover: F45 signs Beckham
"This partnership with F45 is an exciting business venture for me"
5. Editor's letter: Bounceback challenges
The appetite for health clubs is strong among consumers and investors – to take advantage of this, operators must figure out how to meet key challenges in operationally sustainable ways
12. Letters: Write to reply
Marcus Kingwell on music licencing policy and John Harling on SLT’s COVID programme
16. HCM people: David Beckham
Following its IPO, the sporting superstar is investing in global gym franchise, F45
20. HCM People: Colin Waggett
The CEO of Third Space talks about the company’s recent deal with KSL and plans for growth
24. HCM News:
1Rebel pivots to open local studio, Barry’s goes digital and Global Health and Fitness Alliance announces WHO strategy
32. Interview: Russell Barnes
As David Lloyd Leisure announces it’s regained its pre-pandemic membership numbers, its CEO talks to HCM
42. Sponsored: Technogym: The R1SE of a fusion brand
Andy Janes and Jamie Whisken explain the vision behind R1SE Bournemouth, and why Technogym was their choice of partner in delivering their unique fusion boutique
44. Everyone’s talking about: The bounceback
There are no official numbers indicating how operators are faring after lockdown. In the first part of this special report, HCM talks to big box operators. Next issue we talk to the boutiques
52. Sponsored: Les Mills: Turbocharge your Growth
Les Mills is launching a new digital network called Les Mills Connect to help clubs build back better and emerge from the pandemic with a stronger business
54. Policy: People and planet
As the world grapples with climate change and prepares for COP26 in Glasgow, David Minton says it’s time for the fitness industry to step up and make its own contribution to saving the planet
62. Sponsored: Egym on tour
Billed as the ‘2021 Experience Tour’, Egym has taken its connected gym floor experience on the road around the UK
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
On the cover: F45 signs Beckham
"This partnership with F45 is an exciting business venture for me"
64. Hybrid: Full circle
The Gym Group and its hybrid partner, Fiit, have taken their relationship to a new level with the opening of in-gym Fiit Pods and Studios. HCM finds out more from Dan Shellard and Barney Harrison
70. Tokyo Olympics: The foundation of success
The GLL Sports Foundation, which supports athletes in their bid for Olympic Gold, had its best Games ever in Tokyo
74. Statistics: Cause for optimism
Cesar Carvalho shares insights about recovery in sectors of the global gym market, as well as employee wellbeing scheme data from a recent Gympass study
78. Sponsored: Active IQ: Prepare for Social Prescribing
Active IQ is launching courses to upskill fitness professionals to work in social prescribing, extending the reach of the industry
80. Insight: Team effort
Health Charity, Nuffield, has published its first ever Healthier Nation Index for the UK. Dr Davina Deniszczyc digs into the numbers for HCM
86. Running: The extra mile
Many around the world have taken up running during lockdowns. Kath Hudson asks how gym operators can harness this enthusiasm when customers return to their health clubs and studios
93. Supplier launch: Life Fitness
New from Life Fitness this month is the Intergrity SL Console, a new LED display
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Eleiko, Ecore, Venueserve and OpsPal
96. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
98. Research: Exercise reduces risk of disease by changing DNA
Researchers have established that regular exercise changes the DNA of skeletal muscle cells, reducing the risk of disease via epigenetic adaptation
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Supplier launch
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Sponsored
Les Mills is launching a new digital network called Les Mills Connect to help clubs build back better and emerge from the pandemic with a stronger business
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Sponsored
Billed as the ‘2021 Experience Tour’, Egym has taken its connected gym floor experience on the road around the UK
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HCM People
We first started talking to KSL over two years ago, so this was not a rushed partnership
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Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Sponsored
Andy Janes and Jamie Whisken explain the vision behind R1SE Bournemouth, and why Technogym was their choice of partner in delivering their unique fusion boutique
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Policy
Generations rarely have the opportunity to reset public opinion and effect behaviour change for good, but post-pandemic two unequal movements with a lot in common will be the focus of governments, says David Minton
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The speed of the bounceback has been staggering. By the end of July, we’d regained our pre-pandemic membership levels
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David Beckham

Global partner, F45
This partnership with F45 is an exciting business venture for me
HCM magazine
The appetite for health clubs is strong among consumers and investors – to take advantage of this, operators must figure out how to meet key challenges in operationally sustainable ways
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Uptivo: Individual and group heart rate tracking
Uptivo is an all-in-one digital solution for fitness clubs, fitness boutique studios and personal trainers that provides powerful tools to schedule activities, manage member payments, and monitor heart rate both for remote and on-site classes.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Technogym awarded “Supplier of the year” at ukactive awards 2021
The best in class of the physical activity sector have been revealed at the ukactive Awards 2021.
Featured operator 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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Pendex Fisio S.L.
Pendex programmes are delivered using 12 smart training machines, the design of which correlates with ...
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Company profile: Physical Company
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Supplier showcase - Gympass
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
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Diary dates
13-14 Oct 2021
Online,
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 8
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
On the cover: F45 signs Beckham
"This partnership with F45 is an exciting business venture for me"
5. Editor's letter: Bounceback challenges
The appetite for health clubs is strong among consumers and investors – to take advantage of this, operators must figure out how to meet key challenges in operationally sustainable ways
12. Letters: Write to reply
Marcus Kingwell on music licencing policy and John Harling on SLT’s COVID programme
16. HCM people: David Beckham
Following its IPO, the sporting superstar is investing in global gym franchise, F45
20. HCM People: Colin Waggett
The CEO of Third Space talks about the company’s recent deal with KSL and plans for growth
24. HCM News:
1Rebel pivots to open local studio, Barry’s goes digital and Global Health and Fitness Alliance announces WHO strategy
32. Interview: Russell Barnes
As David Lloyd Leisure announces it’s regained its pre-pandemic membership numbers, its CEO talks to HCM
42. Sponsored: Technogym: The R1SE of a fusion brand
Andy Janes and Jamie Whisken explain the vision behind R1SE Bournemouth, and why Technogym was their choice of partner in delivering their unique fusion boutique
44. Everyone’s talking about: The bounceback
There are no official numbers indicating how operators are faring after lockdown. In the first part of this special report, HCM talks to big box operators. Next issue we talk to the boutiques
52. Sponsored: Les Mills: Turbocharge your Growth
Les Mills is launching a new digital network called Les Mills Connect to help clubs build back better and emerge from the pandemic with a stronger business
54. Policy: People and planet
As the world grapples with climate change and prepares for COP26 in Glasgow, David Minton says it’s time for the fitness industry to step up and make its own contribution to saving the planet
62. Sponsored: Egym on tour
Billed as the ‘2021 Experience Tour’, Egym has taken its connected gym floor experience on the road around the UK
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
On the cover: F45 signs Beckham
"This partnership with F45 is an exciting business venture for me"
64. Hybrid: Full circle
The Gym Group and its hybrid partner, Fiit, have taken their relationship to a new level with the opening of in-gym Fiit Pods and Studios. HCM finds out more from Dan Shellard and Barney Harrison
70. Tokyo Olympics: The foundation of success
The GLL Sports Foundation, which supports athletes in their bid for Olympic Gold, had its best Games ever in Tokyo
74. Statistics: Cause for optimism
Cesar Carvalho shares insights about recovery in sectors of the global gym market, as well as employee wellbeing scheme data from a recent Gympass study
78. Sponsored: Active IQ: Prepare for Social Prescribing
Active IQ is launching courses to upskill fitness professionals to work in social prescribing, extending the reach of the industry
80. Insight: Team effort
Health Charity, Nuffield, has published its first ever Healthier Nation Index for the UK. Dr Davina Deniszczyc digs into the numbers for HCM
86. Running: The extra mile
Many around the world have taken up running during lockdowns. Kath Hudson asks how gym operators can harness this enthusiasm when customers return to their health clubs and studios
93. Supplier launch: Life Fitness
New from Life Fitness this month is the Intergrity SL Console, a new LED display
94. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Eleiko, Ecore, Venueserve and OpsPal
96. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
98. Research: Exercise reduces risk of disease by changing DNA
Researchers have established that regular exercise changes the DNA of skeletal muscle cells, reducing the risk of disease via epigenetic adaptation
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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Uptivo: Individual and group heart rate tracking
Uptivo is an all-in-one digital solution for fitness clubs, fitness boutique studios and personal trainers that provides powerful tools to schedule activities, manage member payments, and monitor heart rate both for remote and on-site classes.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Technogym awarded “Supplier of the year” at ukactive awards 2021
The best in class of the physical activity sector have been revealed at the ukactive Awards 2021.
Featured operator 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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Pendex Fisio S.L.
Pendex programmes are delivered using 12 smart training machines, the design of which correlates with ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company
Physical Company’s mission statement is ‘First for Fitness Solutions’ – a statement that reflects the ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Gympass
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
13-14 Oct 2021
Online,
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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