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Dr Paul Bedford news

A happy workforce and the impact this has on health club member retention was the
The Retention Convention will focus on the impact a happy workforce has on retaining leisure
Former ukactive CEO David Stalker believes it’s time for the fitness industry’s old guard to
Retention is not the opposite of attrition. Big data is not the same as large
The Retention Convention is back for 2016 with a second installment, featuring a bumper cast
Retention expert Dr Paul Bedford is to hold an extended Retention Convention in the UK
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one
The Gym Group has sought to gain an edge in the competitive budget gym sector
Health club operators across the globe are being offered the chance to gain key business
Retention Guru Dr Paul Bedford is to launch a new app providing health club and
A number of the health and fitness industry’s leading retention experts are to stage a
Talk of addressing the problem of inactivity levels in the UK has grown in prominence
Research conducted by Dr Paul Bedford has revealed that a large proportion of health club
MyZone
MyZone
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers,
The FitPro Convention is to return this summer, but with a rebranded “bigger and better”
Bannatyne Group chair Duncan Bannatyne has sparked a lively debate among industry leaders over the
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Features
Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Supplier showcase
DiR Clubs – the largest fitness operator in Spain – appointed fisikal as its digital partner in 2019, with a 12 month plan for integration. As phase one comes to an end, we talk to Jordi Forns, co-director of fitness clubs at DiR, about why the brand committed to such a fundamental change
Features
HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
Features
Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
Features
feature
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
Features
Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
Features
Features
Body scanning
Body scanning has become a major fitness trend, offering both operators and members alike insight into their body composition, muscle mass and fat percentage. Operators offering body scanning share their experiences
Features
IHRSA Update
Kristen Walsh takes a look inside IHRSA’s latest Profiles of Success report
Features
Research
New research from Mintel reveals private health and fitness clubs had a record breaking year in 2019. Mintel’s Lauren Ryan gives us the highlights
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
I see potential for another 30 or so David Lloyd Clubs in the UK
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
interview

Dr Ollie Lawton

GP & clinical director for North Leamington Primary Care Network
People come in with problems and the NHS is absolutely brilliant at fixing things when they’ve gone wrong or are broken. But it’s all reactive: unfortunately, it’s not very good at stopping things getting broken in the first place
People
interview

Tom Moos

Founder, Saints & Stars
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM profile

Juliu Horvath

Founder, Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
interview

Glen Hall

MD, Parkwood Leisure
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FORA works with Power Plate to raise awareness of sitting disease through movement and vibration
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one in six affected by mental health issues every year, it is no surprise that businesses are looking to introduce ‘wellness’ to the workplace
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Proinsight Research Ltd
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Dr Paul Bedford news

A happy workforce and the impact this has on health club member retention was the
The Retention Convention will focus on the impact a happy workforce has on retaining leisure
Former ukactive CEO David Stalker believes it’s time for the fitness industry’s old guard to
Retention is not the opposite of attrition. Big data is not the same as large
The Retention Convention is back for 2016 with a second installment, featuring a bumper cast
Retention expert Dr Paul Bedford is to hold an extended Retention Convention in the UK
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one
The Gym Group has sought to gain an edge in the competitive budget gym sector
Health club operators across the globe are being offered the chance to gain key business
Retention Guru Dr Paul Bedford is to launch a new app providing health club and
A number of the health and fitness industry’s leading retention experts are to stage a
Talk of addressing the problem of inactivity levels in the UK has grown in prominence
Research conducted by Dr Paul Bedford has revealed that a large proportion of health club
MyZone
MyZone
Pre-sale tickets are now available for the UK’s only event created exclusively for personal trainers,
The FitPro Convention is to return this summer, but with a rebranded “bigger and better”
Bannatyne Group chair Duncan Bannatyne has sparked a lively debate among industry leaders over the
SIBEC
SIBEC
1 - 14 of 14
Features
Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
Features
Supplier showcase
Pulse Fitness has collaborated with luxury health club operator Third Space to supply state-the-art strength equipment to its new site in London
Features
Supplier showcase
DiR Clubs – the largest fitness operator in Spain – appointed fisikal as its digital partner in 2019, with a 12 month plan for integration. As phase one comes to an end, we talk to Jordi Forns, co-director of fitness clubs at DiR, about why the brand committed to such a fundamental change
Features
HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
Features
Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
Features
feature
Consumers are seeking varied, effective workouts. It’s time to take a new approach to designing fitness areas, as Physical Company’s James Anderson explains
Features
Supplier showcase
DW Fitness First and Gympass have extended their partnership to attract more corporate customers
Features
People
HCM people

Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
I see potential for another 30 or so David Lloyd Clubs in the UK
People
Fundamentally, customers don’t want choice, they just want exactly what they want Pine & Gilmore
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
People
HCM people

Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
People
interview

Dr Ollie Lawton

GP & clinical director for North Leamington Primary Care Network
People come in with problems and the NHS is absolutely brilliant at fixing things when they’ve gone wrong or are broken. But it’s all reactive: unfortunately, it’s not very good at stopping things getting broken in the first place
People
interview

Tom Moos

Founder, Saints & Stars
We have 14 rockstar instructors, all freelance but all working for us on an exclusive basis, and haven’t lost a single one of them since we opened. We pay them well – they can earn €100+ for a full class. But even more important than that, they all feel involved in the business
People
HCM profile

Juliu Horvath

Founder, Gyrotonic and Gyrokinesis methods
Gyrotonic has continued to grow via word of mouth. I quickly had people from all sorts of backgrounds and all kinds of disabilities coming to me who the medical community couldn’t help. As I came across different people with different problems and limitations, I started to adapt the technique
People
interview

Glen Hall

MD, Parkwood Leisure
In addition to being one of the UK’s largest leisure management companies, Parkwood Leisure is also a health and fitness operator at scale, with 73 gyms and over 100,000 members. MD Glen Hall tells HCM how two major reviews in recent years have put the company on a new path
People
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Training provider explains how a partnership with Fisikal transformed their business
Drummond Health & Fitness Education Academy has been providing quality health and fitness training and education for more than 35 years.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FORA works with Power Plate to raise awareness of sitting disease through movement and vibration
With office workers spending over eight hours per day sitting at their desks, and one in six affected by mental health issues every year, it is no surprise that businesses are looking to introduce ‘wellness’ to the workplace
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Proinsight Research Ltd
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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