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Health Club Management magazine

2016 issue 5
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
5. Editor’s letter: Exercise vs diabetes
The fitness sector has another opportunity to prove itself in preventative healthcare – a new NHS-led diabetes prevention programme – says Kate Cracknell
11. Letters: Write to reply
Nigel Wallace of Lifetime Training considers the proposal to offer personal training on the NHS
12. People profile: Sean Fitzpatrick
The former All Blacks captain turned motivational speaker discusses leadership, and his forthcoming FLAME keynote on how ‘winning is fun’
14. People profile: Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake has set a new Guinness World Record for running a marathon in space
16. People profile: Dan Morgan
We talk to the inventor of swimming app SpeedoFit
18. News round-up:
Bannatyne eyes £300m IPO, 1Rebel settles ClassPass dispute, eGym secures £32m funding, and Anytime becomes Origin
27. Events calendar:
A look at the key upcoming events in the international health and fitness calendar
28. Interview: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls talks about the roll-out of the operation across the Baltics
32. Talking point: The mega trusts
Does a move to fewer, larger trusts mean that local needs won’t be heard?
38. Architecture & design: An eye for design
We continue our series on the most impressive examples of health club design from around the world
42. Yield management: Revenue booster
How can clubs improve their performance in the critical area of yield management?
48. Fitness trends - HIIT: Harder, better, faster
We look at some of the latest off-the-shelf packages for HIIT classes
52. Social good: Spice of life
Rosie Farrer, Spice’s head of programmes, explains the concept and benefits of ‘time banking’, and how gyms can get involved
54. Customer data: The right to be forgotten
What do new regulations on the transferral of personal data mean for your business?
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
58. Personal training: Getting personal
With the rise of technology and apps, can personal trainers survive and evolve to meet changing consumer needs?
62. PT apps: PT on demand
A new generation of apps are aiming to make PT even more convenient
64. Promotional feature: Origin Fitness
Growth plans have fuelled the rebrand of equipment supplier Anytime Leisure to Origin Fitness
66. Changing rooms: Changing standards
We report on the good, the bad and the ugly of changing room provision
70. Promotional feature: Gladstone
An overview of Gladstone’s integrated solutions, from eyeQ to [email protected], and Plus2 to Learn2
72. Self-powered equipment: People power
The demand for circuits and sustainability are fuelling a trend for self-powered equipment, with a number of major suppliers getting in on the act
76. IHRSA update: Global gathering
Patricia Amend takes a look back at the main highlights from the 2016 IHRSA Convention & Trade Show in Florida
78. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym’s personalised, connected member experience is driving customer acquisition and retention alike
81. ukactive update: Time to act
Huw Edwards, ukactive’s public affairs director, offers his thoughts on an exciting time for the activity sector
83. Supplier showcase:
We look at fitness projects recently completed by Precor and Wattbike
86. Studio equipment – fitness-kit: Best in class
Rounding up some of the latest product launches for your group exercise studio
92. Research round-up: Born to run
Pregnant women who work out may pass a propensity to be active on to their child
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With local authority facility management companies and councils under financial pressure due to the pandemic and issues emerging around health inequalities, will we see a trend towards councils insourcing the management of facilities? Kath Hudson rounds up views
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Urban Health Club is a key element of the collaborative, future-facing, urban regeneration development that is Urban Harbor. Its founder and CEO tells Kate Cracknell about his desire to create something new, extraordinary and beautiful, while at the same time improving people’s health
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Six months on from the launch of its Kickstart programme, The Gym Group is hiring the majority of trainees, as Liz Terry reports
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Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – [email protected]
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: FunXtion enhance interactive workouts with the launch of Virtual Player
Digital meets personal with the new Virtual Player from FunXtion, experts in interactive fitness, which allows clubs to stream and schedule world class virtual classes anytime, providing an interactive workout experience on the gym floor, functional area or directly to members at home via an app.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INEOS: The future of hand-sanitising
As gyms begin to reopen, cleanliness and hygiene remain an essential part of ensuring staff and members are confident to return.
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 generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
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Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Changing concept
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
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Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
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Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
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21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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13-14 Oct 2021
Online,
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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
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Health Club Management magazine

2016 issue 5
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
5. Editor’s letter: Exercise vs diabetes
The fitness sector has another opportunity to prove itself in preventative healthcare – a new NHS-led diabetes prevention programme – says Kate Cracknell
11. Letters: Write to reply
Nigel Wallace of Lifetime Training considers the proposal to offer personal training on the NHS
12. People profile: Sean Fitzpatrick
The former All Blacks captain turned motivational speaker discusses leadership, and his forthcoming FLAME keynote on how ‘winning is fun’
14. People profile: Tim Peake
Astronaut Tim Peake has set a new Guinness World Record for running a marathon in space
16. People profile: Dan Morgan
We talk to the inventor of swimming app SpeedoFit
18. News round-up:
Bannatyne eyes £300m IPO, 1Rebel settles ClassPass dispute, eGym secures £32m funding, and Anytime becomes Origin
27. Events calendar:
A look at the key upcoming events in the international health and fitness calendar
28. Interview: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls talks about the roll-out of the operation across the Baltics
32. Talking point: The mega trusts
Does a move to fewer, larger trusts mean that local needs won’t be heard?
38. Architecture & design: An eye for design
We continue our series on the most impressive examples of health club design from around the world
42. Yield management: Revenue booster
How can clubs improve their performance in the critical area of yield management?
48. Fitness trends - HIIT: Harder, better, faster
We look at some of the latest off-the-shelf packages for HIIT classes
52. Social good: Spice of life
Rosie Farrer, Spice’s head of programmes, explains the concept and benefits of ‘time banking’, and how gyms can get involved
54. Customer data: The right to be forgotten
What do new regulations on the transferral of personal data mean for your business?
Health Club Management 2016 issue 5
On the cover: Vidmantas Siugzdinis
The CEO of Impuls wants to make fitness the social norm in the Baltics
58. Personal training: Getting personal
With the rise of technology and apps, can personal trainers survive and evolve to meet changing consumer needs?
62. PT apps: PT on demand
A new generation of apps are aiming to make PT even more convenient
64. Promotional feature: Origin Fitness
Growth plans have fuelled the rebrand of equipment supplier Anytime Leisure to Origin Fitness
66. Changing rooms: Changing standards
We report on the good, the bad and the ugly of changing room provision
70. Promotional feature: Gladstone
An overview of Gladstone’s integrated solutions, from eyeQ to [email protected], and Plus2 to Learn2
72. Self-powered equipment: People power
The demand for circuits and sustainability are fuelling a trend for self-powered equipment, with a number of major suppliers getting in on the act
76. IHRSA update: Global gathering
Patricia Amend takes a look back at the main highlights from the 2016 IHRSA Convention & Trade Show in Florida
78. Promotional feature: eGym
eGym’s personalised, connected member experience is driving customer acquisition and retention alike
81. ukactive update: Time to act
Huw Edwards, ukactive’s public affairs director, offers his thoughts on an exciting time for the activity sector
83. Supplier showcase:
We look at fitness projects recently completed by Precor and Wattbike
86. Studio equipment – fitness-kit: Best in class
Rounding up some of the latest product launches for your group exercise studio
92. Research round-up: Born to run
Pregnant women who work out may pass a propensity to be active on to their child
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2014 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2013 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2012 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2011 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2010 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 11
Health Club Management magazine
Health Club Management magazine 2009 issue 10
Health Club Management magazine
2009 issue 10
1 - 40 of 139
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: FunXtion enhance interactive workouts with the launch of Virtual Player
Digital meets personal with the new Virtual Player from FunXtion, experts in interactive fitness, which allows clubs to stream and schedule world class virtual classes anytime, providing an interactive workout experience on the gym floor, functional area or directly to members at home via an app.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier news: INEOS: The future of hand-sanitising
As gyms begin to reopen, cleanliness and hygiene remain an essential part of ensuring staff and members are confident to return.
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 generates £342m in social value
Award-winning leisure operator Everyone Active generated £342million in social value at its sites across the country in 2019/20.
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
For over 50 years Les Mills has been leading the way in fitness to inspire ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Safe Space: Changing concept
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Uniforms
Service Sport: Uniforms
Management software
Premier Software Solutions: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Newport, Shropshire
Lilleshall Sports Academy
Property & Tenders
Pendine Sands, Carmarthenshire
Carmarthenshire County Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
18-19 Sep 2021
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
13-14 Oct 2021
Online,
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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