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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS

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Pulse: The premium touch

Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness

Pricing

Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates

Active IQ: Rethinking exercise

Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ

Life Fitness: Feet on the ground. Fitness in the clouds

Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
interview

Chris Rondeau

We’re seeing around 40% of our joiners being first-time gym members, which is slightly higher than the norm in more recent years

What's happening stateside?

New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
people

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club

Getting upgraded

The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
people

Randy Hetrick

Founder of TRX and OutFit
I don’t want to compete with gyms, I want to complement them. We’re going to places where they’re not – parks, schools and cul-de-sacs

John Reed

With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports

Physical trainers as health workers

Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray

Exercise tames inflammation

Exercise has been found to power up the body’s production of endocannabinoids and reduce chronic inflammation, explains Tom Walker

Five star flooring

As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
people

Paul Ramsay

MD, 3d Leisure
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best

Fitronics: a better journey

Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
Editor's letter

Time to step up

Most consumer-facing sectors have standards to reassure customers on matters of safety and quality. Now it’s the turn of our industry to go through this rite of passage

TVS Group: University’s new court has star appeal

TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins

Tanita: Engaging insights

Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes

Elevating the industry

EuropeActive and the European Committee for Standardisation are launching new standards for a wide range of health club operations, as Cliff Collins explains
interview

Sondre Gravir

We talk about our clubs being welcoming places with a joyful atmosphere. That sense of joy is key if we want everyone to enjoy the benefits of working out
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Job opportunities
Sports Massage Tutors and Assessors
Future Fit Training Nationwide, United Kingdom
Sports Centre Assistant
Wycombe Abbey School High Wycombe, Bucks, United Kingdom
General Manager
Carn Brea Leisure Centre Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Team Leader Everyone Active Alton, UK
Self-Employed Personal Trainer
Coach Gyms Leeds / Harrogate, UK, United Kingdom
Active Communities Manager
Everyone Active Daventry Leisure Centre, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
More fitness jobs
Featured supplier: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
Featured operator: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Featured operator: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Company profile: InBody UK
InBody provides products that are accurate, medically rated holding a CE mark and certified to ...
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Supplier showcase | TVS Group: University’s new court has star appeal
TVS Group installs new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
Supplier showcase | Tanita: Engaging insights
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Expressions of interest
Location: Expressions of interest
Company: Bilborough College
Expression of interest
Location: Expression of interest
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
more properties and tenders
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
10-14 Mar 2022
Fair District, Bologna, Italy
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
27-28 Jun 2022
St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
more diary dates
Job opportunities
Sports Massage Tutors and Assessors
Future Fit Training Nationwide, United Kingdom
Sports Centre Assistant
Wycombe Abbey School High Wycombe, Bucks, United Kingdom
General Manager
Carn Brea Leisure Centre Carn Brea Leisure Centre, Cornwall, United Kingdom
Team Leader Everyone Active Alton, UK
Self-Employed Personal Trainer
Coach Gyms Leeds / Harrogate, UK, United Kingdom
Active Communities Manager
Everyone Active Daventry Leisure Centre, Northamptonshire, United Kingdom
More fitness jobs
Featured supplier: Orbit4: 2022 is going to be extraordinary, are you ready for it?
No two gyms are the same, but making the most of AI and digital transformation will be key to getting your business ahead in 2022, according to CEO of Orbit4 Daniel Jones.
Featured supplier: Quoox lowers the barrier-to-entry for its flagship CRM system
Known for its innovation and for providing one of the most comprehensive gym and fitness facility software management products on the market, Quoox is causing a stir with its new pricing model.
Featured operator: Innovative experience TAGactive launched at Everyone Active
Everyone Active opened its first TAGactive Arena at Lammas Leisure Centre on Bank Holiday Monday, January 3.
Featured operator: Double Olympic Champion Rebecca Adlington breaks ground ahead of new Rainham Leisure Centre
Everyone Active has got the New Year off to a flying start as it begins work on the brand new Rainham Leisure Centre.
Company profile: Merrithew™ - Leaders in Mindful Movement™
Merrithew™ enriches the lives of others with responsible exercise modalities and innovative, multidisciplinary fitness offerings ...
Company profile: InBody UK
InBody provides products that are accurate, medically rated holding a CE mark and certified to ...
Get HCM
Sign up for the free digital edition of HCM magazine and the free weekly HCM ezine
Sign up
Supplier showcase | TVS Group: University’s new court has star appeal
TVS Group installs new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins
Supplier showcase | Tanita: Engaging insights
Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Salt therapy products
Himalayan Source: Salt therapy products
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Expressions of interest
Location: Expressions of interest
Company: Bilborough College
Expression of interest
Location: Expression of interest
Company: Lilleshall Sports Academy
more properties and tenders
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
10-14 Mar 2022
Fair District, Bologna, Italy
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
27-28 Jun 2022
St. Martins Spa & Lodge, Frauenkirchen, Austria
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
more diary dates

latest HCM news

HCM magazine

Pulse: The premium touch

Premier Gym + Fitness, based in Newton Abbot, Devon, has opened its doors to the public thanks to the help and support of Pulse Fitness

Pricing

Despite the renewed interest in health, a proportion of people remain nervous about going back to health clubs because of infection levels in the wider community. Would making adjustments to pricing help overcome these barriers? Kath Hudson investigates

Active IQ: Rethinking exercise

Leisure operators should embrace activity to engage members says Jenny Patrickson, managing director of Active IQ

Life Fitness: Feet on the ground. Fitness in the clouds

Life Fitness has launched a new mobile app, called Life Fitness Connect, to provide the ultimate workout experience
interview

Chris Rondeau

We’re seeing around 40% of our joiners being first-time gym members, which is slightly higher than the norm in more recent years

What's happening stateside?

New research from tech firm Mindbody gives insights into the state of the US health and fitness market, as Lauren McAlister reports
people

Alex Nicholl

MD, Sweat by BXR
We were fortunate to be approached by Sheikh Mohammed – a Qatari entrepreneur – to develop the club

Getting upgraded

The pandemic brought business as we knew it to a standstill. But not for long. Software companies were quick to provide solutions to help clubs adapt and now these are here to stay. Suppliers tell HCM how the pandemic is changing the industry for the better
people

Randy Hetrick

Founder of TRX and OutFit
I don’t want to compete with gyms, I want to complement them. We’re going to places where they’re not – parks, schools and cul-de-sacs

John Reed

With a business model that fuses art, fitness and music, RSG’s flagship brand – John Reed – has opened its first location in the UK, as Liz Terry reports

Physical trainers as health workers

Florence Nightingale played an important role in the fitness industry and if she were still with us, she’d certainly be campaigning for fitness trainers to be fully involved in combating the effects of lockdown, says Muir Gray

Exercise tames inflammation

Exercise has been found to power up the body’s production of endocannabinoids and reduce chronic inflammation, explains Tom Walker

Five star flooring

As we wrap up 2021, flooring suppliers share their most exciting projects and launches from the past year
people

Paul Ramsay

MD, 3d Leisure
We’ve never wanted to be the biggest, just the best

Fitronics: a better journey

Fitronics’ new member journey software is supporting the University of Oxford in improving its services for users
Editor's letter

Time to step up

Most consumer-facing sectors have standards to reassure customers on matters of safety and quality. Now it’s the turn of our industry to go through this rite of passage

TVS Group: University’s new court has star appeal

TVS Group installs a new world class facilities at the University of Kent in partnership with Robbins

Tanita: Engaging insights

Code Fitness has partnered with body composition experts Tanita to put analysis at the heart of its programmes

Elevating the industry

EuropeActive and the European Committee for Standardisation are launching new standards for a wide range of health club operations, as Cliff Collins explains
interview

Sondre Gravir

We talk about our clubs being welcoming places with a joyful atmosphere. That sense of joy is key if we want everyone to enjoy the benefits of working out
More from HCM
JP Lennard
JP Lennard