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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 9
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
On the cover: Georgie Delaney
Our wellbeing is wrapped up in nature and the impact we have on the planet
7. Editor's letter: Opportunity abounds
There are big opportunities emerging globally for the sector, says Liz Terry
16. Letters: Write to reply
Pete Wells explains industry representation at COP26 and James Foley on lowering carbon emissions and saving cash and planet
20. HCM People: Yves Preissler
The industry veteran is launching Afrofit, a new health club business in Africa
24. HCM People: Tim Mayer
The UK’s biggest marina operator is getting into fitness with the launch of a new eco-gym brand – MDL Fitness
30. HCM People: Danielle Obe
The chair of the Black Swimming Association on how operators can support people of colour in getting fitter
38. HCM News:
Pullman and Citroen create mobile fitness pod, Basic-Fit opens 1,000th club and Tanni Grey-Thompson to step down as ukactive chair
46. Interview: Georgie Delaney
The CEO of The Great Outdoor Gym Company has been awarded an MBE. We find out about her work and vision
54. Sponsored: Technogym: Premium Vision
iST Fitness has launched the first of five new premium health clubs with Technogym Excite Live at its heart
56. Everyone’s talking about: Studio bounceback
Following our update on bounceback in the big-box market last month, we talk to studios about how they’re trading
62. Active ageing: Never too late
If the fitness industry grew its membership base from 1 per cent to 15 per cent of members aged over 65, it would double in value and size, says David Minton
68. Insight: Global fitness report
Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers in 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, as Jak Phillips explains
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
On the cover: Georgie Delaney
Our wellbeing is wrapped up in nature and the impact we have on the planet
74. Statistics: A new benchmark
This year’s IHRSA Global Report is a record of the impact of the pandemic on the sector, creating a benchmark from which to understand the recovery
78. Interview: James Sanderson
The director of personalised care for NHS England and CEO of the National Academy of Social Prescribing talks to HCM about the role of health clubs
82. Policy: Forging new pathways
ukactive’s Kenny Butler is leading the UK’s industry review of social prescribing. He explains how you can get involved in driving this new agenda
86. Mental health: Onwards and upwards
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting members to nurture their mental health. Victor Brick explains the outcomes of a new study by the John W Brick Foundation
92. Supplier insight: Scan in
Steph Eaves rounds up the latest news from suppliers of body scanning hardware and software
98. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Life Fitness, Matrix, Hutchinson Technologies, Eleiko and Xn Leisure
99. Promotion: Life Fitness
The ICG Connect System of interactive indoor cycling meets the training needs of all members says Mike Michels
101. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
102. Research: Exercise trumps dieting
Researchers have found the benefits of being fit far outweigh those of weight loss when it comes to all-cause mortality risk
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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HCM People
The market demand is there and we’re going to meet and grow that demand
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Editor's letter
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
HCM Magazine
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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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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Research
Changes to DNA which occur during exercise give protection against a wide range of diseases, according to new research from the Univesity of Copenhagen
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Tokyo Olympics
GLL is best known for running leisure facilities on behalf of local authorities across the UK, but a lesser-known part of its remit is its GLL Sport Foundation which supports Olympic hopefuls. Liz Terry finds out more
HCM Magazine
Insight
Dr Davina Deniszczyc talks us through the findings of the first Nuffield Healthier Nation Index, which has benchmarked activity levels and attitudes to exercise among the UK population
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
This year’s edition of the IHRSA Global Report which addresses performance from 2020, is a valuable record of the tremendous impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the sector, creating a benchmark from which to understand the recovery. Kristen Walsh reports for HCM
HCM magazine
Screens display power generated from each piece of equipment, allowing people to compete against each other for kilowatt hours produced
HCM magazine
David Minton says the healthy movement industry is ten times bigger than the health club sector, and the care industry four times bigger and ask why we’re not rushing to collaborate?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: FitnessOnDemand launches new live-streaming feature for all fitness clubs and their members
FitnessOnDemand (FOD) [IHRSA BOOTH 1509] the leader in on-demand content from the world’s most innovative fitness brands and celebrity trainers, this month introduces a new platform evolution for all club operators and their customers.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Founder of dynamic yoga platform launches cinematic wellbeing classes for luxury spas and hotels
Matt Miller, founder of leading yoga training platform Broga has announced the launch of Earth+Sky – a collection of cinematic virtual wellbeing classes filmed in breath-taking locations around the world.
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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Quoox
With more than 200 integrated features, Quoox is confident there is a solution for every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: FIBO Global Fitness
FIBO Global Fitness is the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness & health....
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
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 9
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
On the cover: Georgie Delaney
Our wellbeing is wrapped up in nature and the impact we have on the planet
7. Editor's letter: Opportunity abounds
There are big opportunities emerging globally for the sector, says Liz Terry
16. Letters: Write to reply
Pete Wells explains industry representation at COP26 and James Foley on lowering carbon emissions and saving cash and planet
20. HCM People: Yves Preissler
The industry veteran is launching Afrofit, a new health club business in Africa
24. HCM People: Tim Mayer
The UK’s biggest marina operator is getting into fitness with the launch of a new eco-gym brand – MDL Fitness
30. HCM People: Danielle Obe
The chair of the Black Swimming Association on how operators can support people of colour in getting fitter
38. HCM News:
Pullman and Citroen create mobile fitness pod, Basic-Fit opens 1,000th club and Tanni Grey-Thompson to step down as ukactive chair
46. Interview: Georgie Delaney
The CEO of The Great Outdoor Gym Company has been awarded an MBE. We find out about her work and vision
54. Sponsored: Technogym: Premium Vision
iST Fitness has launched the first of five new premium health clubs with Technogym Excite Live at its heart
56. Everyone’s talking about: Studio bounceback
Following our update on bounceback in the big-box market last month, we talk to studios about how they’re trading
62. Active ageing: Never too late
If the fitness industry grew its membership base from 1 per cent to 15 per cent of members aged over 65, it would double in value and size, says David Minton
68. Insight: Global fitness report
Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers in 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, as Jak Phillips explains
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
On the cover: Georgie Delaney
Our wellbeing is wrapped up in nature and the impact we have on the planet
74. Statistics: A new benchmark
This year’s IHRSA Global Report is a record of the impact of the pandemic on the sector, creating a benchmark from which to understand the recovery
78. Interview: James Sanderson
The director of personalised care for NHS England and CEO of the National Academy of Social Prescribing talks to HCM about the role of health clubs
82. Policy: Forging new pathways
ukactive’s Kenny Butler is leading the UK’s industry review of social prescribing. He explains how you can get involved in driving this new agenda
86. Mental health: Onwards and upwards
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting members to nurture their mental health. Victor Brick explains the outcomes of a new study by the John W Brick Foundation
92. Supplier insight: Scan in
Steph Eaves rounds up the latest news from suppliers of body scanning hardware and software
98. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals new launches from Life Fitness, Matrix, Hutchinson Technologies, Eleiko and Xn Leisure
99. Promotion: Life Fitness
The ICG Connect System of interactive indoor cycling meets the training needs of all members says Mike Michels
101. HCM directory:
HCM's guide to products and services
102. Research: Exercise trumps dieting
Researchers have found the benefits of being fit far outweigh those of weight loss when it comes to all-cause mortality risk
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 141
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: FitnessOnDemand launches new live-streaming feature for all fitness clubs and their members
FitnessOnDemand (FOD) [IHRSA BOOTH 1509] the leader in on-demand content from the world’s most innovative fitness brands and celebrity trainers, this month introduces a new platform evolution for all club operators and their customers.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Founder of dynamic yoga platform launches cinematic wellbeing classes for luxury spas and hotels
Matt Miller, founder of leading yoga training platform Broga has announced the launch of Earth+Sky – a collection of cinematic virtual wellbeing classes filmed in breath-taking locations around the world.
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.
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.
Company profiles
Company profile: Quoox
With more than 200 integrated features, Quoox is confident there is a solution for every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: FIBO Global Fitness
FIBO Global Fitness is the leading international trade show for fitness, wellness & health....
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Salt therapy products
Saltability: Salt therapy products
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
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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