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48 Upgrade Labs gives members the tools to bio hack their health

81 Gareth Kirk on GLL’s investment in Belfast

74 Where will virtual fitness take us next?

40 Talking point Mental health first aid 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?

46 Down and dirty An analysis of London’s supersize fatberg has revealed worryingly high levels of illegal performance-enhancing drugs present in the city’s sewers

48 Bio Hacking Dave Asprey, Silicon Valley hacker and the creator of Bulletproof coffee, has developed a boutique fitness studio, which uses technology to upgrade members’ health

40 Protect your members’ mental health

56 Age concern Older people are less likely to exercise, making them more prone to developing long-term health conditions. How can fitness providers reach people in their 50s, 60s, 70s and above?

63 Interview Jon Canarick

81 Interview Gareth Kirk 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

87 Supplier showcase

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

74 Virtual worlds There are no limits to where virtual can take the health and fitness industry. We take a look at the latest directions

The latest case studies from Precor, Gympass, Fisikal and Physical Company

95 Fitness-kit.net Product innovations Check out these innovative new products from Anytime Fitness, Shapewatch, Monkey Mill and Tecnobody

98 HCM Directory

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Health Club Management May 2019  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.

Health Club Management May 2019  

Health Club Management is the magazine and online community for decision-makers in the global health club, fitness and gym industry.