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UNITING THE WORLD OF FITNESS
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Interview
James Sanderson
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The director of personalised care for NHS England and CEO of the National Academy of Social Prescribing talks about the role of health clubs
Everyone’s talking about
Studio bounceback
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Following our update on the bounceback in the big-box market last month, we talk to studios about how they’re trading
Interview
Georgie Delaney
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The CEO of The Great Outdoor Gym Company, Georgie Delaney has been awarded an MBE. We found out about her work and vision
HCM People
Danielle Obe
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The chair of the Black Swimming Association, Danielle Obe, explains how fitness operators can support people of colour in getting fitter
HCM People
Tim Mayer
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Tim Mayer explains why the UK’s biggest marina operator is getting into fitness with the launch of a new eco-gym brand – MDL Fitness
HCM People
Yves Preissler
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Fitness industry veteran Yves Preissler is launching Afrofit, a new health club business in Africa
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Everyone’s talking about
The bounceback
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
There are no official numbers indicating how operators are faring after lockdown. HCM talks to big box operators.
Interview
Russell Barnes
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
As David Lloyd Leisure announces it’s regained its pre-pandemic membership numbers, its CEO Russell Barnes talks to HCM
HCM People
Colin Waggett
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
The CEO of Third Space, Colin Waggett, talks about the company’s recent deal with KSL and plans for growth
HCM people
David Beckham
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
Following its IPO, David Beckham is investing in global gym franchise, F45
Interview
Philipp Maier
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
The founder of Urban Health Club, Philipp Maier, tells of his desire to create something beautiful that also improves people’s health
Everyone’s talking about
Insourcing
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
The pandemic is putting a strain on the public sector and forcing strategic decisions about facility provision
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Interview
Rainer Schaller
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Rainer Schaller, founder and CEO of RSG Group, talks to HCM about acquiring Gold’s Gym and continuing the global expansion of John Reed
HCM People
Preston Lewis
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Black Box VR is the world’s first virtual reality gym. Co-founder Preston Lewis explains how it can make people addicted to fitness
HCM People
Stelian Iacob
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Therme Group’s CEO, Stelian Iacob explains the rollout of the company’s 100,000sq m wellness resorts around the world
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
Active Nation’s MD, Stuart Martin and commercial director, Diane Vesey say they're focusing on social impact
Talking Point
Snackable workouts
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The pandemic has led to the popularity of bite-sized workouts that can be fit in between Zoom calls. But will this trend endure?
Interview
Alun Peacock
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
With the refurbishment of the former Xercise4Less estate well underway, the MD of JD Gyms says growth plans have been accelerated
Les Mills
Les Mills
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The owners of Retrofit, Mahrya Abdulla & Shahnaan Moosa, raised a £400,000 loan to fund the development of their club
HCM People
Graziano Arricale
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The CEO of KX and KXU, Graziano Arricale, is taking the brand to New York in partnership with Casa Cipriani
HCM People
Gerhard Kamphuis
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The manager of SportCity’s first wellness club, Gerhard Kamphuis, tells how adding holistic elements has attracted a different demographic
Profile
Mike Alpert
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
A spinal cord injury rehabilitation programme has grown to support thousands and inspired the creation of groundbreaking charities
Talking Point
Weight loss
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
Historically the industry has been reluctant to make weight loss claims, but is now the time to launch weight management programmes?
Interview
Pete Prickett
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
Pete Prickett, CEO and founder of the Bricks Group, talks about launching a new gym chain in the UK
HCM People
Ben Alderton
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
'We see a world where every major city has access to Solo 60' says founder Ben Alderton
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
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HCM Magazine
HCM People
What we do as an industry is change lives for the better and we should all be proud of that
HCM Magazine
Mental health
Research confirms the role health clubs can play in supporting people in nurturing their mental health, as Victor Brick explains
HCM Magazine
Research
Focusing on dieting has failed to offset the rising tide of obesity, say researchers from the Universities of Arizona and Virginia. A focus on fitness gives better health outcomes
HCM Magazine
Active ageing
David Minton says the healthy movement industry is ten times bigger than the health club sector, and the care industry four times bigger and ask why we’re not rushing to collaborate?
HCM Magazine
Letters
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
HCM Magazine
Everyone’s talking about
Booming membership sales, busy suburban clubs and members visiting during the working day. Operators are reporting it’s good to be back. Kath Hudson finds out what business has been like since the re-set button was pressed
HCM Magazine
HCM People
We first started talking to KSL over two years ago, so this was not a rushed partnership
HCM Magazine
HCM magazine
In the last issue of HCM, we checked with big box operators in the UK to see how trading has been going since restrictions were lifted. This month we turn our attention to boutiques and urban studios to find out how they’re faring. Kath Hudson reports
HCM magazine
In this issue, we’re focusing on sharing insights and thought leadership to highlight opportunities for the development of the sector in terms of both markets and offerings, says Liz Terry, HCM editor
HCM magazine
Research firm Qualtrics surveyed 12,157 consumers across 15 countries in seven languages to create the Les Mills 2021 Global Fitness Report, highlighting the ways consumers are choosing to work out as we emerge from the pandemic. Jak Phillips reports
Latest News
UK Health clubs, gyms, hotels, pubs and other leisure businesses will all receive a 50 ...
Latest News
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership ...
Latest News
Boutique operator 1Rebel has launched its first 1Rebel Labs Studio at its club in Holborn. ...
Latest News
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in ...
Latest News
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment ...
Latest News
The pandemic has had an "unprecedented" impact on physical activity levels in England, with 1 ...
Latest News
The first énergie Fitness club has opened in Spain as part of a push for ...
Latest News
A global innovation competition has been launched to find ways to encourage and support more ...
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Humanising the member app experience
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to support its partners in scaling up and keeping up with rising member expectations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Pulse Fitness completes transformation of The Laura Trott Leisure Centre gym
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre has recently undergone a significant transformation thanks to recent investment from Broxbourne Council and its partnership with Pulse Fitness.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
TVS Group includes TVS Sports Surfaces, TVS Gym Flooring, TVS Play Surfaces and TVS Acoustics. ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Pulse Fitness
With an award-winning portfolio of over 450 pieces of cutting-edge, premium fitness equipment, Pulse Fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

people

Interview
James Sanderson
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The director of personalised care for NHS England and CEO of the National Academy of Social Prescribing talks about the role of health clubs
Everyone’s talking about
Studio bounceback
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Following our update on the bounceback in the big-box market last month, we talk to studios about how they’re trading
Interview
Georgie Delaney
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The CEO of The Great Outdoor Gym Company, Georgie Delaney has been awarded an MBE. We found out about her work and vision
HCM People
Danielle Obe
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
The chair of the Black Swimming Association, Danielle Obe, explains how fitness operators can support people of colour in getting fitter
HCM People
Tim Mayer
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Tim Mayer explains why the UK’s biggest marina operator is getting into fitness with the launch of a new eco-gym brand – MDL Fitness
HCM People
Yves Preissler
Health Club Management 2021 issue 9
Fitness industry veteran Yves Preissler is launching Afrofit, a new health club business in Africa
The Retention Guru
The Retention Guru
Everyone’s talking about
The bounceback
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
There are no official numbers indicating how operators are faring after lockdown. HCM talks to big box operators.
Interview
Russell Barnes
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
As David Lloyd Leisure announces it’s regained its pre-pandemic membership numbers, its CEO Russell Barnes talks to HCM
HCM People
Colin Waggett
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
The CEO of Third Space, Colin Waggett, talks about the company’s recent deal with KSL and plans for growth
HCM people
David Beckham
Health Club Management 2021 issue 8
Following its IPO, David Beckham is investing in global gym franchise, F45
Interview
Philipp Maier
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
The founder of Urban Health Club, Philipp Maier, tells of his desire to create something beautiful that also improves people’s health
Everyone’s talking about
Insourcing
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
The pandemic is putting a strain on the public sector and forcing strategic decisions about facility provision
Innovatise UK Ltd
Innovatise UK Ltd
Interview
Rainer Schaller
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Rainer Schaller, founder and CEO of RSG Group, talks to HCM about acquiring Gold’s Gym and continuing the global expansion of John Reed
HCM People
Preston Lewis
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Black Box VR is the world’s first virtual reality gym. Co-founder Preston Lewis explains how it can make people addicted to fitness
HCM People
Stelian Iacob
Health Club Management 2021 issue 7
Therme Group’s CEO, Stelian Iacob explains the rollout of the company’s 100,000sq m wellness resorts around the world
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
Active Nation’s MD, Stuart Martin and commercial director, Diane Vesey say they're focusing on social impact
Talking Point
Snackable workouts
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The pandemic has led to the popularity of bite-sized workouts that can be fit in between Zoom calls. But will this trend endure?
Interview
Alun Peacock
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
With the refurbishment of the former Xercise4Less estate well underway, the MD of JD Gyms says growth plans have been accelerated
Les Mills
Les Mills
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The owners of Retrofit, Mahrya Abdulla & Shahnaan Moosa, raised a £400,000 loan to fund the development of their club
HCM People
Graziano Arricale
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The CEO of KX and KXU, Graziano Arricale, is taking the brand to New York in partnership with Casa Cipriani
HCM People
Gerhard Kamphuis
Health Club Management 2021 issue 6
The manager of SportCity’s first wellness club, Gerhard Kamphuis, tells how adding holistic elements has attracted a different demographic
Profile
Mike Alpert
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
A spinal cord injury rehabilitation programme has grown to support thousands and inspired the creation of groundbreaking charities
Talking Point
Weight loss
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
Historically the industry has been reluctant to make weight loss claims, but is now the time to launch weight management programmes?
Interview
Pete Prickett
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
Pete Prickett, CEO and founder of the Bricks Group, talks about launching a new gym chain in the UK
HCM People
Ben Alderton
Health Club Management 2021 issue 5
'We see a world where every major city has access to Solo 60' says founder Ben Alderton
FIBO Exhibition
FIBO Exhibition
1 - 25 of 395
Latest News
UK Health clubs, gyms, hotels, pubs and other leisure businesses will all receive a 50 ...
Latest News
Fitness First UK has changed its pricing structure and is now offering a flexible membership ...
Latest News
Boutique operator 1Rebel has launched its first 1Rebel Labs Studio at its club in Holborn. ...
Latest News
The Local Government Association (LGA) has called on the UK government to invest £875m in ...
Latest News
Anthony Hamilton, the father of F1 racing driver Lewis Hamilton, is launching a fitness equipment ...
Latest News
The pandemic has had an "unprecedented" impact on physical activity levels in England, with 1 ...
Latest News
The first énergie Fitness club has opened in Spain as part of a push for ...
Latest News
A global innovation competition has been launched to find ways to encourage and support more ...
Latest News
Xponential Fitness has acquired Body Fit Training in a deal worth US$44m. The deal takes ...
Latest News
Exercise has been highlighted as a crucial weapon in cancer patients’ battle against the disease. ...
Latest News
The global health and fitness industry is returning to a busy programme of live trade ...
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Humanising the member app experience
FunXtion has upgraded its White Label Member App with a raft of new features to support its partners in scaling up and keeping up with rising member expectations.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: Pulse Fitness completes transformation of The Laura Trott Leisure Centre gym
The Laura Trott Leisure Centre has recently undergone a significant transformation thanks to recent investment from Broxbourne Council and its partnership with Pulse Fitness.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Being active helps Parkwood Leisure customers save the NHS £16m
Parkwood Leisure, one of the UK’s leading public leisure facilities operators, helped prevent more than 7,000 cases of stroke, dementia, depression and type 2 diabetes in 2019, saving the NHS £16 million, a new social value report has shown.
Featured operator news
Featured operator news: Everyone Active bolsters Everyone on Demand and enters second year with five new partnerships
Everyone Active has signed a number of new deals which will see the operator strengthen its digital product offering, Everyone on Demand.
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
TVS Group includes TVS Sports Surfaces, TVS Gym Flooring, TVS Play Surfaces and TVS Acoustics. ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Pulse Fitness
With an award-winning portfolio of over 450 pieces of cutting-edge, premium fitness equipment, Pulse Fitness ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Property & Tenders
Welwyn Garden City
Welwyn Hatfield Borough Council
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
01-03 Feb 2022
Coventry Building Society Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07-10 Apr 2022
Exhibition Centre , Cologne, Germany
Diary dates
15-16 Jun 2022
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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