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Health Club Management magazine

2021 issue 1
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
7. Editor's letter: Work Out to Help Out
The pandemic has shown the need for us to embrace prevention in all areas of life
14. HCM People: Adam Tranter
The Bicycle Mayor of Coventry talks about bikes and public health challenges
18. HCM People: Kate Little / Paula Harris
The duo from Everyone Active are taking on Amazon by launching online retail with the aim of hitting £1m p.a. turnover
20. HCM People: Scott O’Shea
A 19th century mill in Hampshire has been converted into a high-end training gym by O’Shea and his partners
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, Gymbox enters the hotel market and Sport England publishes its 10-year strategy
32. Interview: Richard Darwin
The CEO of The Gym Group talks about the impact of COVID-19 and how the business is innovating to stay ahead
40. Sponsored: Training comes alive: Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train
44. The great debate: Mental health
The pandemic is driving a mental health crisis. Industry experts explore the scope of the challenge and open the conversation about what can be done
50. Anthony Whitington
Anthony and his brother Ian founded a health charity, Fixing Dad, to save their father’s life. They tell their moving story
56. Sponsored: Red Light Rising: See the light
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
58. Retention: Building communities
The Retention Convention saw experts sharing exciting examples of best practice around customer relationship building
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
64. Research: ClubIntel research
The late Stephen Tharrett explores the US member journey in the age of COVID-19
68. Research: Lockdown insight
Leisure-net’s lockdown 2 survey yielded findings that will set a course for the UK industry as it comes out of lockdown 3
74. Policy: Fitness to wellbeing
Muir Gray argues the industry needs a change of focus to optimise its potential
78. Interview: Greg Whyte & Kevin Cahill
The two have teamed up to create a free, virtual couch-to-exercise programme
84. Profile: David Gutstadt
The founder of Philidelphia’s Fitler Club explains its high-end concept
92. Supplier showcase: Venueserve Fitness
The Health Club Collection on its collaboration with Venueserve Fitness
94. Supplier showcase: Fisikal
Third Space has been working with tech specialist, Fisikal, to build out its digital offering for members
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Klafs launches an infrared sauna and Pulse Fitness a new strength line, Precor reveals Preva Mobile and Virtuagym unveils Pro+
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Sex equality
Researchers have found that women over 50 gain the same benefits from strength training as men of the same age
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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The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
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 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 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.
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Featured operator news: New £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
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Company profile: UPTIVO S.r.l.
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Company profile: Quoox
With more than 200 integrated features, Quoox is confident there is a solution for every ...
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Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
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Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
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On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
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Flooring
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trade associations
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15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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30-30 Jun 2022
The ICC, Birmingham, Birmingham , United Kingdom
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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
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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 1
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
7. Editor's letter: Work Out to Help Out
The pandemic has shown the need for us to embrace prevention in all areas of life
14. HCM People: Adam Tranter
The Bicycle Mayor of Coventry talks about bikes and public health challenges
18. HCM People: Kate Little / Paula Harris
The duo from Everyone Active are taking on Amazon by launching online retail with the aim of hitting £1m p.a. turnover
20. HCM People: Scott O’Shea
A 19th century mill in Hampshire has been converted into a high-end training gym by O’Shea and his partners
24. HCM News:
Stay up to date with the latest news. This month, Gymbox enters the hotel market and Sport England publishes its 10-year strategy
32. Interview: Richard Darwin
The CEO of The Gym Group talks about the impact of COVID-19 and how the business is innovating to stay ahead
40. Sponsored: Training comes alive: Excite Live
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train
44. The great debate: Mental health
The pandemic is driving a mental health crisis. Industry experts explore the scope of the challenge and open the conversation about what can be done
50. Anthony Whitington
Anthony and his brother Ian founded a health charity, Fixing Dad, to save their father’s life. They tell their moving story
56. Sponsored: Red Light Rising: See the light
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
58. Retention: Building communities
The Retention Convention saw experts sharing exciting examples of best practice around customer relationship building
Health Club Management 2021 issue 1
On the cover: Fixing dad
How Anthony and Ian Whitington gave up their jobs to save their father's life
64. Research: ClubIntel research
The late Stephen Tharrett explores the US member journey in the age of COVID-19
68. Research: Lockdown insight
Leisure-net’s lockdown 2 survey yielded findings that will set a course for the UK industry as it comes out of lockdown 3
74. Policy: Fitness to wellbeing
Muir Gray argues the industry needs a change of focus to optimise its potential
78. Interview: Greg Whyte & Kevin Cahill
The two have teamed up to create a free, virtual couch-to-exercise programme
84. Profile: David Gutstadt
The founder of Philidelphia’s Fitler Club explains its high-end concept
92. Supplier showcase: Venueserve Fitness
The Health Club Collection on its collaboration with Venueserve Fitness
94. Supplier showcase: Fisikal
Third Space has been working with tech specialist, Fisikal, to build out its digital offering for members
96. fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
Klafs launches an infrared sauna and Pulse Fitness a new strength line, Precor reveals Preva Mobile and Virtuagym unveils Pro+
98. HCM directory:
HCM’s guide to products and services
100. Research: Sex equality
Researchers have found that women over 50 gain the same benefits from strength training as men of the same age
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: 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 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 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 £42m Moorways Sports Village to open on 21 May
Everyone Active will open Moorways Sports Village to the public on Saturday 21 May with a grand opening weekend – in time for the half term holidays.
Video Gallery
Sport Alliance GmbH
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Company profiles
Company profile: UPTIVO S.r.l.
Uptivo makes workouts competitive and engaging while building a collaborative environment providing powerful tools to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Quoox
With more than 200 integrated features, Quoox is confident there is a solution for every ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
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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