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Interview
Tommy Matthews
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
'Taking on BMF was not without its risks: it might seem a simple model, but it’s actually a tough business to make any serious value out of'- BMF's Tommy Matthews explains the challenges of becoming Managing Director, as well as sharing his experience of working with Bear Grylls. launching a global franchise business and his new nonexecutive director, Jan Spaticchia.
Talking point
Are PTs underskilled?
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
HCM asks a panel of experts whether PTs are missing vital skills? We ask how fitness professionals should respond to the challenges of clients with chronic illnesses, disabilities, mental health, and more.
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
Meet the minds behind Brrrn, Jimmy T Martin and Johnny Adamic- the US based company who are improving and extending workouts through cold temperature based workouts. Martin and Adamic say they are 'changing the conversation in the fitness industry' and claim to be pioneering the cool fitness concept.
Interview
Jay Wright
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
From designing and managing the largest hotel gym in the world, to a new live steaming model to achieve global reach, the founder of The Wright Fit discusses his career journey and plans
Ask the experts
European growth
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
How big could the European health and fitness industry grow? What models will have the biggest impact? We ask those who have the most up-to-date research
Interview
Sophie Lawler
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
In her first year as CEO of Total Fitness, membership has grown by 6,000. The first female CEO in the UK’s commercial fitness sector tells us how she’s implemented cultural changes to grow the business
Les Mills
Les Mills
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
The founders of Goodlife, Australia’s largest gym chain, have a new concept, which combines multiple boutique disciplines...
Talking point
The middle man
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
Are aggregators helpful or dangerous for the industry? We hear opinions from both sides of the debate...
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
'My dream is for our industry to have a much more significant impact on global health; there is still so much more we can do' – we chat to Rasmus Ingerslev and wife Dr Mouna about their ambitious goals...
Interview
Gareth Presch
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
The founder of the World Health Innovation Summit explains his vision for achieving a fit and healthy planet by using a global knowledge-sharing platform
Talking point
Instructor pay
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
Group exercise continues to grow in popularity, making great instructors more important than ever before. But are we paying them enough? Experts discuss
Interview
Andy Burnham
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
Formerly the UK’s secretary of state for health, now mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham has ambitious plans to normalise physical activity and place it at the heart of primary care
Nautilus / Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness
Nautilus / Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness
Interview
Gareth Kirk
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
Leisure trust GLL and Belfast City Council will invest £105m over the next decade. We talk to the chair about the impact of the social enterprise model
Interview
Jon Canarick
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
Private equity firm North Castle Partners has made possible the Barry’s Bootcamp expansion and Curves’ success in Asia. We talk to the firm’s fitness lead, Jon Canarick
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
With one in six people expected to suffer from some form of mental health issue each year, should our industry be training staff as mental first aiders? Experts discuss.
Interview
Olia Sardarova
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
The founder of London-based luxury boxing gym BXR discusses her journey to creating a facility that would be good enough for world heavyweight boxing champion and investor Anthony Joshua
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
Nerio Alessandri, the president and founder of Technogym, talks to Liz Terry about innovation and his mission to get the whole world moving
Interview
Alex Lewis
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
When he lost all four limbs to a devastating illness, Lewis could never have imagined he would become an extreme athlete. EMS training is helping his journey
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Interview
Rainer Schaller
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget pioneer, McFit, tells Kate Cracknell why he’s launching a new brand for his diverse business
Top team
Anthony Geisler
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
The founder of Xponential Fitness, Anthony Geisler, discusses the secrets behind his success, and tells us why franchising is key to crushing the big box chains
Talking point
Peak boutique
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
Is the boutique boom reaching the peak of its lifecycle? ukactive CEO Steven Ward asks a panel of experts
Interview
Steve Ward
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
Moving on after 12 years, outgoing CEO Steve Ward reflects on his time at ukactive, where he started his career as an intern
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
Will boutiques work outside major cities? We ask the experts...
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
'It would be suicidal to start from scratch today, in this hyper-competitive industry. But back in 1985, people flocked to us' – Lynne and Victor Brick discuss their journey to becoming one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees
Talking point
The protein myth
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
A new documentary has questioned whether meat is the best type of protein to build muscle mass. We ask the experts...
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
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Features
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
Features
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
Features
Research
New research from Colliers has highlighted the opportunity for real estate developments in the health and fitness industry, as Ross Kirton explains
Features
Talking point
Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
Features
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
Features
Promotional feature
When setting up a new fitness offering, having a point of difference is key. Two businesses tell us how Electro Muscle Stimulation has been successful in helping them to stand out from the rest
Features
feature
New refurbishment featuring Technogym’s Biocircuit sees 27 per cent membership growth in the first six months at Macclesfield Leisure Centre
Features
People
Rather than just being an outdoor fitness company, we felt we could evolve and adapt the business to become a dominating force in fitness generally
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
HCM people

Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
Latest News
Global boutique fitness giant Xponential Fitness has appointed Michael Abramson, president of D1 Sports Training, ...
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Physical fitness has been associated with better brain structure and brain functioning in adults. The ...
Latest News
The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength ...
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Saudi Arabia-based Leejam Sports Company has appointed former Bannatyne Group chief executive Justin Musgrove as ...
Latest News
Disability organisation Purple has claimed that health club operators and gyms are losing "millions of ...
Latest News
New Barnet Leisure Centre in North London has become the second new facility to open ...
Latest News
Four Seasons has teamed up with fitness expert and Four Seasons Global Fitness Advisor Harley ...
Latest News
Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased The Bar Method – ...
Job search
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
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.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
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

people

Interview
Tommy Matthews
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
'Taking on BMF was not without its risks: it might seem a simple model, but it’s actually a tough business to make any serious value out of'- BMF's Tommy Matthews explains the challenges of becoming Managing Director, as well as sharing his experience of working with Bear Grylls. launching a global franchise business and his new nonexecutive director, Jan Spaticchia.
Talking point
Are PTs underskilled?
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
HCM asks a panel of experts whether PTs are missing vital skills? We ask how fitness professionals should respond to the challenges of clients with chronic illnesses, disabilities, mental health, and more.
Health Club Management 2019 issue 9
Meet the minds behind Brrrn, Jimmy T Martin and Johnny Adamic- the US based company who are improving and extending workouts through cold temperature based workouts. Martin and Adamic say they are 'changing the conversation in the fitness industry' and claim to be pioneering the cool fitness concept.
Interview
Jay Wright
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
From designing and managing the largest hotel gym in the world, to a new live steaming model to achieve global reach, the founder of The Wright Fit discusses his career journey and plans
Ask the experts
European growth
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
How big could the European health and fitness industry grow? What models will have the biggest impact? We ask those who have the most up-to-date research
Interview
Sophie Lawler
Health Club Management 2019 issue 8
In her first year as CEO of Total Fitness, membership has grown by 6,000. The first female CEO in the UK’s commercial fitness sector tells us how she’s implemented cultural changes to grow the business
Les Mills
Les Mills
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
The founders of Goodlife, Australia’s largest gym chain, have a new concept, which combines multiple boutique disciplines...
Talking point
The middle man
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
Are aggregators helpful or dangerous for the industry? We hear opinions from both sides of the debate...
Health Club Management 2019 issue 7
'My dream is for our industry to have a much more significant impact on global health; there is still so much more we can do' – we chat to Rasmus Ingerslev and wife Dr Mouna about their ambitious goals...
Interview
Gareth Presch
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
The founder of the World Health Innovation Summit explains his vision for achieving a fit and healthy planet by using a global knowledge-sharing platform
Talking point
Instructor pay
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
Group exercise continues to grow in popularity, making great instructors more important than ever before. But are we paying them enough? Experts discuss
Interview
Andy Burnham
Health Club Management 2019 issue 6
Formerly the UK’s secretary of state for health, now mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham has ambitious plans to normalise physical activity and place it at the heart of primary care
Nautilus / Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness
Nautilus / Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness
Interview
Gareth Kirk
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
Leisure trust GLL and Belfast City Council will invest £105m over the next decade. We talk to the chair about the impact of the social enterprise model
Interview
Jon Canarick
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
Private equity firm North Castle Partners has made possible the Barry’s Bootcamp expansion and Curves’ success in Asia. We talk to the firm’s fitness lead, Jon Canarick
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
With one in six people expected to suffer from some form of mental health issue each year, should our industry be training staff as mental first aiders? Experts discuss.
Interview
Olia Sardarova
Health Club Management 2019 issue 5
The founder of London-based luxury boxing gym BXR discusses her journey to creating a facility that would be good enough for world heavyweight boxing champion and investor Anthony Joshua
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
Nerio Alessandri, the president and founder of Technogym, talks to Liz Terry about innovation and his mission to get the whole world moving
Interview
Alex Lewis
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
When he lost all four limbs to a devastating illness, Lewis could never have imagined he would become an extreme athlete. EMS training is helping his journey
Global Wellness Summit
Global Wellness Summit
Interview
Rainer Schaller
Health Club Management 2019 issue 4
Rainer Schaller, the founder of budget pioneer, McFit, tells Kate Cracknell why he’s launching a new brand for his diverse business
Top team
Anthony Geisler
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
The founder of Xponential Fitness, Anthony Geisler, discusses the secrets behind his success, and tells us why franchising is key to crushing the big box chains
Talking point
Peak boutique
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
Is the boutique boom reaching the peak of its lifecycle? ukactive CEO Steven Ward asks a panel of experts
Interview
Steve Ward
Health Club Management 2019 issue 3
Moving on after 12 years, outgoing CEO Steve Ward reflects on his time at ukactive, where he started his career as an intern
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
Will boutiques work outside major cities? We ask the experts...
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
'It would be suicidal to start from scratch today, in this hyper-competitive industry. But back in 1985, people flocked to us' – Lynne and Victor Brick discuss their journey to becoming one of the largest Planet Fitness franchisees
Talking point
The protein myth
Health Club Management 2019 issue 2
A new documentary has questioned whether meat is the best type of protein to build muscle mass. We ask the experts...
Alliance Leisure
Alliance Leisure
1 - 25 of 234
Latest News
Global boutique fitness giant Xponential Fitness has appointed Michael Abramson, president of D1 Sports Training, ...
Latest News
Physical fitness has been associated with better brain structure and brain functioning in adults. The ...
Latest News
The UK fitness industry should make a concerted effort to highlight the importance of strength ...
Latest News
Saudi Arabia-based Leejam Sports Company has appointed former Bannatyne Group chief executive Justin Musgrove as ...
Latest News
Disability organisation Purple has claimed that health club operators and gyms are losing "millions of ...
Latest News
New Barnet Leisure Centre in North London has become the second new facility to open ...
Latest News
Four Seasons has teamed up with fitness expert and Four Seasons Global Fitness Advisor Harley ...
Latest News
Self Esteem Brands, the parent company of Anytime Fitness, has purchased The Bar Method – ...
Latest News
A radical ring-shaped aquatic centre with wellness facilities and outdoor green space – designed by ...
Latest News
Female-only fitness franchise Vivafit has opened its fifth studio in India – a 110sq m ...
Latest News
A study has claimed that "millions of disabled people" are not being catered for at ...
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
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.
Video Gallery
Nautilus - Glute Drive
Core Health & Fitness
Inspired by the increasing trend of glute exercises seen in various and dangerous executions in the gyms today. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
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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