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Health Club Management magazine

2022 issue 4
Health Club Management 2022 issue 4
On the cover: Gunnar Peterson
Moving into the mainstream
5. Editor's letter: Mega players
Can one operator succeed where another has failed? asks Liz Terry
12. Write to reply: Building better facilities is a priority
Modern, sustainable buildings are key to redefining our sector, says Sharron Davies MBE
14. HCM People: Gunnar Peterson
F45’s new chief of athletics on developing exclusive new workouts for the brand
18. HCM People: Louis Rennocks
The Grndhouse co-founder tells us how his brand plans to dominate the strength training space in the UK, and beyond
22. HCM People: Jon Wright
The serial entrepreneur and founder of Feel Electric talks about bringing his new chain of EMS studios to the UK
26. News:
1Rebel buys Core Collective, GWS announces functional medicine congress, Virgin site reopens as DLL and Urban Gym Group raises €16m to fund expansion
34. Interview: Dave Courteen
The industry veteran and new chair of the UK Active Membership Council shares insights into growing his business over 35 years and reveals his aims for his new role at UK Active
46. Everyone's talking about: NHS partnerships
Can exercise professionals gain the wider trust of the medical community, and play a pivotal role in the wellbeing agenda?
52. Sponsored: Technogym: leading with innovation
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
56. Annual report: Deloitte European Report
Karsten Hollasch reports on the ninth European Health and Fitness Market Report from Deloitte and Europe Active
60. Research: Automaticity – creating exercise habits that stick
Bryce Hastings reveals new research into exercise motivation and adherance
Health Club Management 2022 issue 4
On the cover: Gunnar Peterson
Moving into the mainstream
64. Q&A: Get real
DLL is pushing back against social media ‘fitfluencers’ says Andrea Dearden
68. Postbag: Celebrating 300 editions
HCM celebrated 300 issues last month. We share our postbag of verdicts from our readers
72. Supplier showcase: Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
74. Insight: Safe and essential
We go behind the scenes of the biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
78. Insight: Boston Strong
Jane Kitchen reports from the recent Global Wellness Summit in Boston, US
88. Tech: Software solutions
Leading software specialists reveal how they’ve solved specific tech challenges for individual health clubs
92. Facilities: Change it up – lockers
You want to refresh your lockers and changing rooms on a budget. HCM’s panel of experts advises
97. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals the latest fitness-related product launches from Utivo, ABC Fitness Solutions, Eleiko and Core Health and Fitness
99. HCM directory:
Looking for a new product? Check out the latest entries in our directory
100. Research: Exercise can counter diabetes damage
Exercise can stimulate the growth of new blood vessels when existing ones are ravaged by diabetes, find researchers
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Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 10
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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Insight
The Global Wellness Summit brought together public health and wellness experts in Boston recently. Jane Kitchen was there for HCM to see first-hand what this ‘New new era in health and wellness’ will look like for the sector
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Write to reply
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
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Sponsored
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
HCM Magazine
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
HCM Magazine
Insight
The pandemic brought about our sector’s biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
HCM Magazine
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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Interview
The fitness sector has an unprecedented opportunity to become a credible partner in ensuring the health and wellbeing of the nation, says Mosaic Group MD and new chair of the UK Active Membership Council. He talks to Kate Cracknell
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HCM People

Louis Rennocks

Co-founder, Grndhouse
We want Grndhouse to be everywhere: in gyms, hotels, on holidays, at home – it’s boutique fitness in your hand
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What to do when your changing rooms need a refresh, but your budget is stretched? These specialists share their top tips for easy upgrades that won’t break the bank
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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: 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: 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 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.
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Company profiles
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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
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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
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Health Club Management magazine

2022 issue 4
Health Club Management 2022 issue 4
On the cover: Gunnar Peterson
Moving into the mainstream
5. Editor's letter: Mega players
Can one operator succeed where another has failed? asks Liz Terry
12. Write to reply: Building better facilities is a priority
Modern, sustainable buildings are key to redefining our sector, says Sharron Davies MBE
14. HCM People: Gunnar Peterson
F45’s new chief of athletics on developing exclusive new workouts for the brand
18. HCM People: Louis Rennocks
The Grndhouse co-founder tells us how his brand plans to dominate the strength training space in the UK, and beyond
22. HCM People: Jon Wright
The serial entrepreneur and founder of Feel Electric talks about bringing his new chain of EMS studios to the UK
26. News:
1Rebel buys Core Collective, GWS announces functional medicine congress, Virgin site reopens as DLL and Urban Gym Group raises €16m to fund expansion
34. Interview: Dave Courteen
The industry veteran and new chair of the UK Active Membership Council shares insights into growing his business over 35 years and reveals his aims for his new role at UK Active
46. Everyone's talking about: NHS partnerships
Can exercise professionals gain the wider trust of the medical community, and play a pivotal role in the wellbeing agenda?
52. Sponsored: Technogym: leading with innovation
Yate Leisure is one of the largest sites in Circadian Trust’s portfolio, with around 4,000 members. Ben Beasley, director of commercial development, explains why they were an early adopter of Technogym Biocircuit, and how the offer has evolved
56. Annual report: Deloitte European Report
Karsten Hollasch reports on the ninth European Health and Fitness Market Report from Deloitte and Europe Active
60. Research: Automaticity – creating exercise habits that stick
Bryce Hastings reveals new research into exercise motivation and adherance
Health Club Management 2022 issue 4
On the cover: Gunnar Peterson
Moving into the mainstream
64. Q&A: Get real
DLL is pushing back against social media ‘fitfluencers’ says Andrea Dearden
68. Postbag: Celebrating 300 editions
HCM celebrated 300 issues last month. We share our postbag of verdicts from our readers
72. Supplier showcase: Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Pulse Fitness and Bolsover District Council have been collaborating for many years to deliver dedicated community activity spaces
74. Insight: Safe and essential
We go behind the scenes of the biggest ever collaboration on COVID safety data. Lizzie Broughton tells the story
78. Insight: Boston Strong
Jane Kitchen reports from the recent Global Wellness Summit in Boston, US
88. Tech: Software solutions
Leading software specialists reveal how they’ve solved specific tech challenges for individual health clubs
92. Facilities: Change it up – lockers
You want to refresh your lockers and changing rooms on a budget. HCM’s panel of experts advises
97. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovation
HCM reveals the latest fitness-related product launches from Utivo, ABC Fitness Solutions, Eleiko and Core Health and Fitness
99. HCM directory:
Looking for a new product? Check out the latest entries in our directory
100. Research: Exercise can counter diabetes damage
Exercise can stimulate the growth of new blood vessels when existing ones are ravaged by diabetes, find researchers
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: 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: 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 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.
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: Premier Global NASM
Premier Global NASM, the UK’s leader in health and fitness education was founded in 1992 ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Pulse Fitness
With an award-winning portfolio of over 450 pieces of cutting-edge, premium fitness equipment, Pulse Fitness ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: trade associations
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
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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