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Health Club Management

Health Club Management

Health Club Management magazine

HCM magazine is one of the world's leading magazines for senior professionals in the fitness and physical activity sector, covering the latest news, trends, research and analysis to help drive your business.

Its readers include the major operators, manufacturers, investors and suppliers in the Global health and fitness market, and the magazine is distributed at all the leading industry events throughout the year.

Published 11 times a year, in addition to the print version, HCM offers PDF and digital turning pages editions as well as the website, which is updated with news every day, and a weekly ezine.

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2017 issue 10
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
3. Editor’s letter: The psychology of gym-goers
Addressing three key user needs may boost gym penetration rates, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Do GPs need physical activity education?
10. People profile: Helen Quirk
The exercise psychologist on combining psychology with gym design
12. People profile: Jane Moodie
Challenge through Sport Initiative’s project coordinator explains how exercise is helping people to overcome substance misuse
14. People profiles: Emma & Matthias Lehners
The Bodystreet founders on EMS franchising
16. News round-up:
Fortë partners with Wexer and The Gym Group buys 18 Lifestyle Fitness gyms
27. Events calendar:
The ISPA conference and IHRSA’s European congress take place this month
28. Interview: Jean-Ann Marnoch
Les Mills’ head of instructor experience on transforming training standards for a global group exercise brand
34. Round-up: First step to fitness
Kath Hudson explores the best tools for helping deconditioned people feel
40. Safety special: Risky business
Tom Walker investigates legal liability – exploring the considerations operators must make to ensure they keep themselves and their customers safe
44. Safety special: Playing safe
How can instructors prioritise safety in group exercise classes without having to compromise on the fun experience and great results participants expect?
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
50. Interview: Lee Mullins
The founder of Bulgari Hotel’s luxury fitness facility, Workshop Gymnasium, talks to Kate Cracknell about taking the brand to Dubai, Bali and Beijing
56. ukactive update: Active leisure trends
Dr Steven Mann shares findings from a new report on leisure centre usage trends
60. Promotional feature: Matrix
Building a strong foundation
62. Data protection: Handle with care
We explain what operators need to do to get ready for the upcoming change to data protection legislation
68. Technology: Virtually fit
The latest virtual reality innovations providing exercisers with an engaging and entertaining approach to working out
72. Dance fitness: Let’s dance
We catch up with the founder of dancebased fitness concept Swing Train
79. Supplier showcase: Racing ahead
Cybex kits out F1 team William Racing’s gym, and Precor’s Queenax units feature in a £5m Lancaster leisure centre revamp
82. IHRSA update: Staying Competitive
Catherine Larner looks at how a UK country club is staying competitive with IHRSA’s support and resources
84. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the sector’s latest products
90. Research: Working out the brain
New research shows that exercising just before studying can improve the Brain
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Latest News
Mid Ulster District Council (MUDC) in Northern Ireland has won a landmark VAT case, which ...
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Be Military Fit (BMF) has completed a restructuring project, designed to transform the outdoor fitness ...
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Rod Hill, former president of TRIB3 and director general of Anytime Fitness Iberia, has signed ...
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Persistent and rising levels of lifestyle disease across the world have exacerbated the effects of ...
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Customer experience software provider, AskNicely, has announced it will host a new virtual event called ...
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In breaking news, HCM understands the UK government has removed gyms and fitness facilities from ...
Features
feature
Bristol University has commited to embracing body positivity, creating more inclusive physical activity environments, rejecting diet culture and raising awareness of eating disorders across its sports and fitness provision. Should the rest of the fitness sector follow suit? Kath Hudson reports
Features
feature
Hussle is offering operators the opportunity to take part in a pilot for its new MAP service to enable them to secure new members without upfront costs. Hussle’s Jamie Owens tells us more about the insights that drove this initiative
Features
feature
The owner of Nisus Fitness in County Kerry, Joe O'Connor explains how MZ-Remote helped grow memberships during the pandemic and transform Nisus into a hybrid boutique
Features
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
Features
Write to reply
Fuel the debate about issues and opportunities across the industry. We’d love to hear from you – email: [email protected]
Features
Supplier showcase
SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
Features
Editor's letter
The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges – increasing capacity, yield and memberships, deepening engagement and rebuilding profits says liz Terry
Features
People
Our facility isn’t for everyone. In daring to be different, we’re attracting people willing to commit to a fresh way of approaching health and fitness
People
HCM people

Keith Burnet

CEO global markets, Les Mills
I wanted to do something to inspire others and encourage them to believe that no matter what age you are, anything is possible
People
We realised we had a great franchise proposition: a really strong core model and technology platform, excellent data and analytics – we also generate 45 per cent site margins in the UK
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass sees success after pivoting to digital
As the COVID-19 lockdown forced the temporary closure of businesses across the country, the outlook for companies supplying services to corporate partners looked precarious.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2017 issue 10
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
3. Editor’s letter: The psychology of gym-goers
Addressing three key user needs may boost gym penetration rates, says Lauretta Ihonor
8. Letters: Write to reply
Do GPs need physical activity education?
10. People profile: Helen Quirk
The exercise psychologist on combining psychology with gym design
12. People profile: Jane Moodie
Challenge through Sport Initiative’s project coordinator explains how exercise is helping people to overcome substance misuse
14. People profiles: Emma & Matthias Lehners
The Bodystreet founders on EMS franchising
16. News round-up:
Fortë partners with Wexer and The Gym Group buys 18 Lifestyle Fitness gyms
27. Events calendar:
The ISPA conference and IHRSA’s European congress take place this month
28. Interview: Jean-Ann Marnoch
Les Mills’ head of instructor experience on transforming training standards for a global group exercise brand
34. Round-up: First step to fitness
Kath Hudson explores the best tools for helping deconditioned people feel
40. Safety special: Risky business
Tom Walker investigates legal liability – exploring the considerations operators must make to ensure they keep themselves and their customers safe
44. Safety special: Playing safe
How can instructors prioritise safety in group exercise classes without having to compromise on the fun experience and great results participants expect?
Health Club Management 2017 issue 10
On the cover: Lee Mullins
The founder of Workshop Gymnasium on global growth and working with Bulgari Hotels
50. Interview: Lee Mullins
The founder of Bulgari Hotel’s luxury fitness facility, Workshop Gymnasium, talks to Kate Cracknell about taking the brand to Dubai, Bali and Beijing
56. ukactive update: Active leisure trends
Dr Steven Mann shares findings from a new report on leisure centre usage trends
60. Promotional feature: Matrix
Building a strong foundation
62. Data protection: Handle with care
We explain what operators need to do to get ready for the upcoming change to data protection legislation
68. Technology: Virtually fit
The latest virtual reality innovations providing exercisers with an engaging and entertaining approach to working out
72. Dance fitness: Let’s dance
We catch up with the founder of dancebased fitness concept Swing Train
79. Supplier showcase: Racing ahead
Cybex kits out F1 team William Racing’s gym, and Precor’s Queenax units feature in a £5m Lancaster leisure centre revamp
82. IHRSA update: Staying Competitive
Catherine Larner looks at how a UK country club is staying competitive with IHRSA’s support and resources
84. Fitness-kit.net: Product innovations
We round up the sector’s latest products
90. Research: Working out the brain
New research shows that exercising just before studying can improve the Brain
1 - 40 of 130
Opinion
promotion
In a post-Covid world, member experience is more important than ever before. Your customers’ expectations have been heightened as the coronavirus continues to dominate our everyday lives.
Opinion: Why member experience is more important now than ever before
Opinion
promotion
Our world has changed since March and together, we are learning and adapting to how this sector can continue to thrive in this COVID conscious world.
Opinion: Why fitness clubs and facilities need to evolve in a COVID-conscious world
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CAWS unveils new programme designed to help trainers work with guests recovering from COVID-19
Educational company, CAWS, has launched a new programme to help educate trainers on how to support members recovering from COVID-19.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass sees success after pivoting to digital
As the COVID-19 lockdown forced the temporary closure of businesses across the country, the outlook for companies supplying services to corporate partners looked precarious.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Exercise equipment
Technogym: Exercise equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-03 Dec 2020
Virtual,
Diary dates
08-09 Dec 2020
Raffles City Convention Centre, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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