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José Teixeira

SC Fitness, Portugal: head of customer experience
People often assume that those who pay more stay longer, but we don’t see this. What we see is that if you have PT you stay longer because you use more, not because you pay more
people

Rachael Blumberg

Platefit: creator and founder
People know yoga, Pilates, HIIT and Barry’s Bootcamp, but many don’t know vibration training and it’s my intention, passion and purpose to make it available and bring it to the world
interview

Paul Juris

Director of sports science, Brooklyn Boulders
We’re trying to help people understand exactly how much effort they need to apply in order to get the best outcome, so they can do it over a long period of time and not burn out. The overall training effect is then much better

Technogym - Introducing Technogym Biocircuit

Exercises, workload, work/rest ratio and pace have been defined and integrated into personalised programmes
people

Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it

Body image

Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
people

Ben Keenan

SUF Cycling: commercial director
This isn’t a spin around the park: SUF Cycling requires participants to dig deep, which can push some people not used to HIIT out of their comfort zone

The middle man

Many industries have aggregators so it makes sense for the health and fitness industry to have them too. Are they a force for the good, or could it become a case of the tail wagging the dog? Kath Hudson reports

Shapewatch - Shapewatch among the final nine for ActiveLab ‘Future of Fit Tech’ Awards

Now in its third year, ukactive’s ActiveLab is the only accelerator programme in the world designed to support fit-tech startups aiming to transform public health by engaging more people in physical activity and sport

Activelab 2019

Following the ActiveLab Live! finale at the recent Active Uprising conference, we take a look at startups that are using technology to help people become healthier and more active
celebs

Chris Hemsworth

I believe we all have untapped potential. And we all need support to achieve our goals. Centr puts the world’s best in the palm of your hand, to help you develop a healthier body, stronger mind, and a happier life - CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Bio Hacking

Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates

Tech upgrade

New technology is transforming the way the health and fitness industry functions and interacts with customers. Liz Terry catches up with operators around the industry for an update

Get upgraded

HCM asks the industry’s leading software suppliers about the new tech and software features you can look forward to getting your hands on in 2019

Body Insights

Want to know your biological age or your bone density, or maybe get a 3D model printed showing your hard-won new biceps? The latest tech enables this and much more. HCM does a roundup of the new kit on the market for fitness testing and body scanning

Xn Leisure

Making science fiction a reality – the rise of facial recognition in health clubs across the UK

In-club Tech

What’s happening in the world of health club management software? We get the inside view from some of the best-known tech companies in the sector

Legend - Strategies for success

Software company Legend reveals how its powerful support division works with operators to drive their operational success via outsourced managed services

Legend - Growth Driver

With the right partner, changing your software systems should be a smooth process that can energise the business and lead to unexpected benefits

Matrix

Matrix Fitness is the fastest-growing commercial fitness brand in the world and a division of US$800 million global powerhouse, Johnson Health Tech. We talk to MD Matthew Pengelly

Myzone - Feeling good about exercise

Voted IHRSA Associate Member of the Year 2018, Myzone is the brainchild of Antipodean entrepreneur Dave Wright, who set out to find a way of making everyone feel good about exercise

How can clubs get the most out of virtual?

HCM’s Steph Eaves gets tips from our panel of experts
interview

Matthew Allison, Space Cycle

I want to build a social lifestyle brand that combines music and wellness to create something that inspires people. I want to change the way people think of working out, so it’s like going to a club or a concert

Body composition analysers

Body composition analysers are an excellent way to differentiate your club, as well as help your members get results. Kath Hudson reports
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Featured supplier: Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States
Featured supplier: Volution explains how to drive the lifetime value of members through virtual engagement
In April 2020, two-thirds of the world’s gyms went into temporary closure due to COVID-19.
Featured supplier: Premier Software Solutions offers scalable software for single or multi-site businesses
Premier Software Solutions' flagship business management system, Core by Premier Software, is the leading single and multi-site solution designed specifically for the spa, wellness and leisure industries.
Company profile: Hedgehog Concept Ltd
Ground breaking leisure and fitness club management software. Software that has incisive focus on the ...
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
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Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
12 Nov 2020
Virtual, United States

features

people

José Teixeira

SC Fitness, Portugal: head of customer experience
People often assume that those who pay more stay longer, but we don’t see this. What we see is that if you have PT you stay longer because you use more, not because you pay more
people

Rachael Blumberg

Platefit: creator and founder
People know yoga, Pilates, HIIT and Barry’s Bootcamp, but many don’t know vibration training and it’s my intention, passion and purpose to make it available and bring it to the world
interview

Paul Juris

Director of sports science, Brooklyn Boulders
We’re trying to help people understand exactly how much effort they need to apply in order to get the best outcome, so they can do it over a long period of time and not burn out. The overall training effect is then much better

Technogym - Introducing Technogym Biocircuit

Exercises, workload, work/rest ratio and pace have been defined and integrated into personalised programmes
people

Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it

Body image

Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
people

Ben Keenan

SUF Cycling: commercial director
This isn’t a spin around the park: SUF Cycling requires participants to dig deep, which can push some people not used to HIIT out of their comfort zone

The middle man

Many industries have aggregators so it makes sense for the health and fitness industry to have them too. Are they a force for the good, or could it become a case of the tail wagging the dog? Kath Hudson reports

Shapewatch - Shapewatch among the final nine for ActiveLab ‘Future of Fit Tech’ Awards

Now in its third year, ukactive’s ActiveLab is the only accelerator programme in the world designed to support fit-tech startups aiming to transform public health by engaging more people in physical activity and sport

Activelab 2019

Following the ActiveLab Live! finale at the recent Active Uprising conference, we take a look at startups that are using technology to help people become healthier and more active
celebs

Chris Hemsworth

I believe we all have untapped potential. And we all need support to achieve our goals. Centr puts the world’s best in the palm of your hand, to help you develop a healthier body, stronger mind, and a happier life - CHRIS HEMSWORTH

Bio Hacking

Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates

Tech upgrade

New technology is transforming the way the health and fitness industry functions and interacts with customers. Liz Terry catches up with operators around the industry for an update

Get upgraded

HCM asks the industry’s leading software suppliers about the new tech and software features you can look forward to getting your hands on in 2019

Body Insights

Want to know your biological age or your bone density, or maybe get a 3D model printed showing your hard-won new biceps? The latest tech enables this and much more. HCM does a roundup of the new kit on the market for fitness testing and body scanning

Xn Leisure

Making science fiction a reality – the rise of facial recognition in health clubs across the UK

In-club Tech

What’s happening in the world of health club management software? We get the inside view from some of the best-known tech companies in the sector

Legend - Strategies for success

Software company Legend reveals how its powerful support division works with operators to drive their operational success via outsourced managed services

Legend - Growth Driver

With the right partner, changing your software systems should be a smooth process that can energise the business and lead to unexpected benefits

Matrix

Matrix Fitness is the fastest-growing commercial fitness brand in the world and a division of US$800 million global powerhouse, Johnson Health Tech. We talk to MD Matthew Pengelly

Myzone - Feeling good about exercise

Voted IHRSA Associate Member of the Year 2018, Myzone is the brainchild of Antipodean entrepreneur Dave Wright, who set out to find a way of making everyone feel good about exercise

How can clubs get the most out of virtual?

HCM’s Steph Eaves gets tips from our panel of experts
interview

Matthew Allison, Space Cycle

I want to build a social lifestyle brand that combines music and wellness to create something that inspires people. I want to change the way people think of working out, so it’s like going to a club or a concert

Body composition analysers

Body composition analysers are an excellent way to differentiate your club, as well as help your members get results. Kath Hudson reports

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