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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 2013 issue 10
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2013 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 11
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2012 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 11
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2011 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 10
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2011 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
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2010 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
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2010 issue 10
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Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 11
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2009 issue 11
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Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
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Ask the experts
Abi Harris talks to industry experts about ways operators can ensure members feel a continual sense of achievement and progression that keeps them coming back for more
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Sponsored
Ben Hackney-Williams, head of content at Myzone, shares tools to drive positive change in 2022
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Sponsored
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HCM People
Digital therapeutics could offer digital-first wellness ‘prescriptions’, digital ‘treatments’ and curated content to alter mood and improve wellbeing
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Interview
The MD of Everlast Gyms is steering the business through a process of unification, rebranding and ‘elevation’, rolling out a hybrid model that he believes will take it to UK number one status. He speaks to Kate Cracknell
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Despite industry challenges, there’s a fresh air of positivity
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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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New Deloitte report finds the health and fitness sector contributes up to US$91.22bn* a year to global GDP, as Frances Marcellin reports
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The urgent need to represent the industry to governments globally has led to the commissioning of a new report into its impact on GDP by the Global Health and Fitness Alliance
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It was a night to remember at the 2022 ukactive Awards for Parkwood Leisure, as the leisure facilities operator picked up four awards.
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Ibiza, Ibiza, Spain
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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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Peloton Commercial partners with Oracle Red Bull Racing to power high-performance fitness and wellbeing facility
Operating at the extreme edge of performance, a race team requires every element and working part to function at its very best – and that includes its people.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Good news for the fitness industry, a unique opportunity awaits gyms
In just over two years, the fitness industry has experienced major disruptions to gyms, a boom in at-home fitness and the return of in-person workouts.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Parkwood Leisure celebrates four award wins and named Outstanding Organisation of the Year at the 2022 ukactive Awards
It was a night to remember at the 2022 ukactive Awards for Parkwood Leisure, as the leisure facilities operator picked up four awards.
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
Mindbody, Inc
Total Vibration Solutions / Floors 4 Gyms / TVS Sports Surfaces
Sport Alliance GmbH
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym UK Ltd
Technogym offers a complete ecosystem of connected smart equipment, digital services, on-demand training experiences and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH
Imagine a short treatment combined with many positive and long-lasting effects that your customers will ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Pulse Fitness: trusted partner
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Featured press releases
Featured press releases: Serco Leisure retains key energy management accreditation
Serco’s leisure business has announced the successful retention of its ISO50001:2018 Energy Management Standard certification, following a recent two-day assessment by independent auditors BSI.
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
On demand
Fitness On Demand: On demand
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Fitness equipment
A Panatta Sport Srl: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
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
12-13 Sep 2022
Wyndham Lake Buena Vista Disney Springs® Resort, Lake Buena Vista, United States
Diary dates
21-21 Sep 2022
Various, London, United Kingdom
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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