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Health Club Management
2011 issue 7

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3   Editor's letter: The contract question
Kate Cracknell asks if it's time to get more creative with contracts
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6   Letters: Write to reply
People starting in fitness need career advice, not a sales pitch, says Adam Simpson of Soho Gyms Academy
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8   News: News round-up
DLL unveils plans for £12m club, and Fitness First opens in Highbury
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14   News: International news
Holmes Place to enter India, and the announcement of a new budget club operation for Portugal
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16   News: People news
Queen's Birthday Honours for leisure industry people
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18   News: Ihrsa update
Prevention strategies must be more widely adopted to secure a healthier future, says Meredith Poppler
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22   News: fia update
Latest figures show the UK fitness industry to be standing strong in challenging times, says Dave Stalker
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24   Diary: Diary dates
The FIA FLAME Conference takes place this month, with the IDEA World Fitness Convention in August
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25   News: Competitive edge
Climbing the BT Tower, running through the Dorset hills and taking on a chilly challenge in Yukon
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26   Everyone's talking about... : Kids' fitness
kids' fitness Have the cuts nudged children's fitness off the political agenda?
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28   Interview: Paul Lorimer-Wing
The joint CEO of easyGym talks to Kate Cracknell about the company's 'premium low-cost' model
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34   New opening: In the ring
Metropolitan has just opened its latest club - in a former bullring in Barcelona. Kate Cracknell reports
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38   Retention series: Fitness force
Fitness staff should be trained and incentivised to interact with members, says Melvyn Hillsdon
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42   Rehab: On the mend
Kirstyn MacRandal visits the MOD's rehab centre at Headley Court
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46   Swimming pools: Making a splash
Pools are costly assets for operators but clever programming can help bring in much better returns. Kath Hudson reports
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51   Exercise management: On the move
New devices can track members' activities outside the facility and provide a mine of valuable information, says Dawn Tuckwell
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54   Fitness Franchises: The export market
Kate Cracknell looks at the progress of international health and fitness franchises in the Indian market
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58   Research round-up: Think twice
New research suggests that Type 2 diabetes sufferers can benefit from cardio and weight training combined
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60   Member payments: No friction, no fiction
Stuart Dyson looks at the future of membership payments
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64   Q & A: Franck Gueguen
The CEO of newly merged Club Med Gym and Silhouette Fitness talks about the international alliance and operating in an urban market
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66   fitness-kit.net: Special Nutritional products
A 'whole nutrition' bar for women and a protein bar to suppress appetite are among the new launches
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70   Event review: Changing lives
Former Olympic gold medallist Darren Campbell, and delegates from the recent SIBEC UK event, talk to Katie Start about the impact local leisure provision can have on both individuals and communities
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74   Health club awards: Members' choice
Announcing the shortlist for the inaugural Health Club Awards, as voted by club members nationwide
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76   fitness-kit.net special: FIBO award winners
The FIBO innovation awards recognise first-class health and fitness technology. We showcase this year's three winners: Technogym, Cube Sports and Lamiflex
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83   Lightweights: Brush up to get buff with new sport
Get fit with new extreme sport BrushBoarding, and lose weight in a virtual world
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