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Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Health Club Management magazine

HCM magazine is one of the world's leading magazines for senior professionals in the fitness and physical activity sector, covering the latest news, trends, research and analysis to help drive your business.

Its readers include the major operators, manufacturers, investors and suppliers in the Global health and fitness market, and the magazine is distributed at all the leading industry events throughout the year.

Published 11 times a year, in addition to the print version, HCM offers PDF and digital turning pages editions as well as the website, which is updated with news every day, and a weekly ezine.

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2015 issue 2
Health Club Management 2015 issue 2
On the cover: The Futurologist
Magnus Lindkvist on how true competition comes from inferior products
3. Editor’s letter: Food for Thought
Operators need to do much more to help members understand nutrition and balancing calories for weight management, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
Almost half of cancers could be prevented by lifestyle changes, says ukactive CEO David Stalker
10. News round-up:
Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms by 2016, Sport England launches This Girl Can, and DLL to launch Immersive Fitness at Raynes Park
20. International news:
Independent club Factory4 opens in Luxembourg, and the Lemon Gym concept is unveiled in Lithuania
22. People news:
Pure Gym appoints new CEO, and Bannatyne’s management shake-up
24. ukactive update: Taking the next step
ukactive CEO David Stalker outlines the work that lies ahead for the health and fitness industry as it progresses through 2015
26. Diary dates:
Get ready for IHRSA, which takes place in Los Angeles next month, and how about taking part in a Glow in the Park run this year?
28. Everyone’s talking about...: Calorie counting
With obesity a growing problem, should the industry be doing more to help members understand the calories in / calories out equation?
30. Interview – Shirin Gandhi:
Kate Cracknell talks to the partner of investment firm Encore Capital about its plans to create London’s leading group of holistic health clubs
38. Consumer trends: Riding the zeitgeist
trendwatching.com’s Vicki Loomes offers six consumer trends for the health and fitness industry to consider harnessing in 2015
42. Promotional feature: Wattbike
With cycling one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK, and the public looking to use technology to maximise training benefits, demand for Wattbike has been growing strongly
44. Interview – Magnus Lindkvist:
The author, trendspotter and futurologist offers Kate Cracknell his thoughts on the future of the health and fitness industry
Health Club Management 2015 issue 2
On the cover: The Futurologist
Magnus Lindkvist on how true competition comes from inferior products
50. IHRSA interview – Adam Bryant:
The award-winning author and New York Times columnist will discuss the qualities of strong leaders at IHRSA 2015
54. New opening: Rebels with a cause
1Rebel is a newly-launched premium lifestyle microgym which has set out to be a ‘fitness market disruptor’. Julie Cramer speaks to the founders
60. Swimming pools: Stop treading water
Pools cost substantial amounts of money to run, so how can operators mitigate any losses, maximise ROI and safeguard the future of their swimming pools?
66. Interview – Maneesh Juneja:
Tom Walker talks to the digital health visionary about the likelihood of technology making GPs and fitness professionals redundant
70. Functional training: Walk on the wild side
A whole new breed of functional group exercise class is focusing on natural, animal-style bodyweight movements. We take a look
74. CV equipment: Keep it cardio
How much CV training do we need to do, and what’s the best way to do it? Lauren Chambers asks the experts for their advice
78. FIBO-EHFF 2015: Show preview
The world’s largest health and fitness trade show takes place in Cologne, Germany, from 9–12 April, with the EHFF on 8 April
82. Supplier showcase:
Gantner’s RFID system has helped a swimming complex in Norway become fully automated. We take a closer look at the project
84. Changing rooms: Fitness-kit.net special – Changing places
We round up some of the latest news and product launches from the world of fitness club lockers and changing rooms
90. Lightweights:
Broga – aka ‘yoga for bros’ – goes on tour, while wearable technology is set to become the new form of power dressing
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Gen Z
Gen Z has come of age, and is engaging with fitness in new ways. We look at how health clubs can appeal to this young, tech-savvy and value-conscious age group
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Flooring
Thanks to the rise in popularity of functional zones, there’s been an increased call for turf. We take a look at some of the turf products being installed
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Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
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New refurbishment featuring Technogym’s Biocircuit sees 27 per cent membership growth in the first six months at Macclesfield Leisure Centre
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Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
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FIBO China
Jak Phillips went to FIBO China and filed this report
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Promotional feature
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
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People
HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
People
Jimmy had the brilliant idea to put the logos of all of the current cycling brands in and around NYC onto a piece of paper and we handed it to the investor at the end of our presentation. Then we handed a blank piece of paper and referenced that this was the current number of cool fitness concepts in the world and how we would like the investor to help us fill that page. A day later he wrote us a cheque
People
WE11 is a disruptive model and is going to cause mayhem in the industry: we’ve flipped the script and given the PTs a fair deal, instead of rinsing them
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FunXtion launch Online Coaching; helping PT’s work effectively, efficiently and increase client contact time
FunXtion has introduced its new Online Coaching Tool, an advanced platform with quality content to help personal trainers work more efficiently.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
Company profiles
Company profile: Xponential Fitness LLC
Xponential Fitness is the world’s leading franchisor of boutique fitness studios, with a portfolio of ...
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Company profile: Netpulse
Founded in 2001, Netpulse is the world’s number one provider of branded mobile apps for ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2015 issue 2
Health Club Management 2015 issue 2
On the cover: The Futurologist
Magnus Lindkvist on how true competition comes from inferior products
3. Editor’s letter: Food for Thought
Operators need to do much more to help members understand nutrition and balancing calories for weight management, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
Almost half of cancers could be prevented by lifestyle changes, says ukactive CEO David Stalker
10. News round-up:
Xercise4Less targets 100 gyms by 2016, Sport England launches This Girl Can, and DLL to launch Immersive Fitness at Raynes Park
20. International news:
Independent club Factory4 opens in Luxembourg, and the Lemon Gym concept is unveiled in Lithuania
22. People news:
Pure Gym appoints new CEO, and Bannatyne’s management shake-up
24. ukactive update: Taking the next step
ukactive CEO David Stalker outlines the work that lies ahead for the health and fitness industry as it progresses through 2015
26. Diary dates:
Get ready for IHRSA, which takes place in Los Angeles next month, and how about taking part in a Glow in the Park run this year?
28. Everyone’s talking about...: Calorie counting
With obesity a growing problem, should the industry be doing more to help members understand the calories in / calories out equation?
30. Interview – Shirin Gandhi:
Kate Cracknell talks to the partner of investment firm Encore Capital about its plans to create London’s leading group of holistic health clubs
38. Consumer trends: Riding the zeitgeist
trendwatching.com’s Vicki Loomes offers six consumer trends for the health and fitness industry to consider harnessing in 2015
42. Promotional feature: Wattbike
With cycling one of the fastest-growing sports in the UK, and the public looking to use technology to maximise training benefits, demand for Wattbike has been growing strongly
44. Interview – Magnus Lindkvist:
The author, trendspotter and futurologist offers Kate Cracknell his thoughts on the future of the health and fitness industry
Health Club Management 2015 issue 2
On the cover: The Futurologist
Magnus Lindkvist on how true competition comes from inferior products
50. IHRSA interview – Adam Bryant:
The award-winning author and New York Times columnist will discuss the qualities of strong leaders at IHRSA 2015
54. New opening: Rebels with a cause
1Rebel is a newly-launched premium lifestyle microgym which has set out to be a ‘fitness market disruptor’. Julie Cramer speaks to the founders
60. Swimming pools: Stop treading water
Pools cost substantial amounts of money to run, so how can operators mitigate any losses, maximise ROI and safeguard the future of their swimming pools?
66. Interview – Maneesh Juneja:
Tom Walker talks to the digital health visionary about the likelihood of technology making GPs and fitness professionals redundant
70. Functional training: Walk on the wild side
A whole new breed of functional group exercise class is focusing on natural, animal-style bodyweight movements. We take a look
74. CV equipment: Keep it cardio
How much CV training do we need to do, and what’s the best way to do it? Lauren Chambers asks the experts for their advice
78. FIBO-EHFF 2015: Show preview
The world’s largest health and fitness trade show takes place in Cologne, Germany, from 9–12 April, with the EHFF on 8 April
82. Supplier showcase:
Gantner’s RFID system has helped a swimming complex in Norway become fully automated. We take a closer look at the project
84. Changing rooms: Fitness-kit.net special – Changing places
We round up some of the latest news and product launches from the world of fitness club lockers and changing rooms
90. Lightweights:
Broga – aka ‘yoga for bros’ – goes on tour, while wearable technology is set to become the new form of power dressing
1 - 40 of 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FunXtion launch Online Coaching; helping PT’s work effectively, efficiently and increase client contact time
FunXtion has introduced its new Online Coaching Tool, an advanced platform with quality content to help personal trainers work more efficiently.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
Company profiles
Company profile: Xponential Fitness LLC
Xponential Fitness is the world’s leading franchisor of boutique fitness studios, with a portfolio of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Netpulse
Founded in 2001, Netpulse is the world’s number one provider of branded mobile apps for ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates
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