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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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2011 issue 9
3. Editor's letter: An olympic legacy
The fitness industry needs to clearly state its ambitions, and strategy, for an Olympic Legacy, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
A collaborative approach is needed to address child obesity, states Harry Macmillan, CEO of MEND
10. News: News round-up
Cancer patients could gain significant benefits from exercise, the government's new Behaviour Change report is published, and ActiveGraduate website launches
18. News: International news
Norwegian budget chain EVO opens four new clubs and Anytime Fitness enters the Netherlands
20. News: People news
Les Mills appoints Steven Renata
22. News: Ihrsa update
Fausto di Giulio, of the Italian Fitness Federation, reports on medical fitness in the Italian market
24. News: Fia update
CEO David Stalker on the FIA's work with EHFA to assess the problem of doping in the fitness industry
26. News: Competitive edge
A fancy dress Halloween run, the Manchester Marathon returns, or sign up for an Arctic adventure
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and SIBEC North America this month, plus IHRSA Europe takes place in October
28. Everyone's talking about... : Level 4s
Are these qualifications our ticket to credibility with the medical sector? We ask the experts
30. Interview: Scott Lloyd
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about international expansion plans, management contracts, and a constantly evolving product portfolio
36. New Opening: Pod life
Kay Glover reports on The Pods, a groundbreaking new eco-friendly leisure centre in Scunthorpe
40. Boxing and combat sports: Making an impact
Want to introduce combat training at your facility, but not sure where to start? We take a look at the options available to operators
44. Green initiatives: Green fingers
Rob Lambe, managing director of Willmott Dixon Re-thinking, offers his advice to operators looking to boost their green credentials - including an overview of some of the latest eco-friendly innovations
48. Disability fitness: All inclusive
How can operators improve their accessibility to appeal to disabled members? We showcase some best practice examples
54. Industry research: Growth potential
Senior leisure analyst Michael Oliver summarises Mintel's latest report on health and fitness clubs in the UK, and suggests ways in which operators might grow their market
58. Group exercise: Strike a pose
What makes for a successful yoga offering? Our panel of experts offer their advice
63. fitness-kit.net special: Lockers
Add some colour to your changing rooms with Prospec and Venesta's new locker ranges, or with Codelocks eyecatching digital locks. Plus mini lockers from Skirmett
67. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Trixter's Xdream bikes are installed at the new Third Space, Technogym fits out Simply Gym in Swansea, and Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre teams up with Life Fitness
73. fitness-kit.net: Product round-up
Including new training courses from Optimal and Boxercise, a university installation for Gen3 Kinematics, and new launches from Ridgeway
78. Show preview: Leisure Industry Week
We offer a preview of what's coming up at Leisure Industry Week this month, including seminars, keynote speakers and CPD masterclasses
86. LIW: Exhibitor news
An update from some of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services at this year's LIW
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Features
Strength training
You may be able to help your members and customers avoid or reverse osteoporosis by encouraging weight bearing activities, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Member payments
It’s essential for clubs that the payment process is as easy to use as possible. HCM caught up with some of the leading member payment services to find out how they’re helping clubs
Features
ukactive
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
Features
Asia
Over 300 fitness executives gathered in Singapore recently for the World Fit Summit. HCM’s Steph Eaves attended to chat with CEO and founder Ross Campbell and find out more about the industry in Asia
Features
Retention
There’s no one thing that will fix your member retention, but clarity of mission, a strong culture and an eye for data will drive significant change. Kate Cracknell reports from this year’s Retention Convention
Features
Flooring
With the increase in popularity of functional training, the floor is increasingly becoming a piece of equipment in itself. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
Statistics
The fitness market in Europe is entering a new phase of growth according to the European Health & Fitness Market Report 2019 by EuropeActive and Deloitte. HCM reports
Features
Retention
Are you optimising HIIT for your members, or are they put off by the pain? Abigail Harris looks at research into ways to better support members towards a positive outcome
Features
Active ageing
The older people get, the more likely they are to have a long term health condition. But getting ill is not an inevitable consequence of getting older, so targeting the over 50s market could bring about multiple wins. Kath Hudson reports
Features
Innovation
Silicon Valley hacker Dave Asprey used his tech skills to gather the latest fitness kit to create a bio hacking boutique. Kath Hudson investigates
Features
People
HCM people

Pitbull and Tony Robbins

Founders and advisers, Grit Bxng
Parents often tell their children to become doctors or lawyers, but now they’ll encourage their children to become fitness pros. At $1,000 an hour, they’ll make more than the best Wall Street lawyers. Trainers are the new superstars
People
HCM 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
People
The boxing entrepreneur aims to help people ‘unleash the fighter within’ to better handle life’s challenges, with the slogan, ‘It’s not yours until you fight for it’
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Technology is shaping the way we do fitness. Personal trainers seek the latest innovations to elevate their business services. Electro-muscle stimulation (EMS) takes fitness technology to a whole new level, using the best of technology to ensure faster results compared to any other workout
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Video Gallery
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: GoCardless
GoCardless offers a simple, flexible way to reduce admin time by automating your payment collection ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Fitness equipment
Shapewatch: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 9
3. Editor's letter: An olympic legacy
The fitness industry needs to clearly state its ambitions, and strategy, for an Olympic Legacy, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
A collaborative approach is needed to address child obesity, states Harry Macmillan, CEO of MEND
10. News: News round-up
Cancer patients could gain significant benefits from exercise, the government's new Behaviour Change report is published, and ActiveGraduate website launches
18. News: International news
Norwegian budget chain EVO opens four new clubs and Anytime Fitness enters the Netherlands
20. News: People news
Les Mills appoints Steven Renata
22. News: Ihrsa update
Fausto di Giulio, of the Italian Fitness Federation, reports on medical fitness in the Italian market
24. News: Fia update
CEO David Stalker on the FIA's work with EHFA to assess the problem of doping in the fitness industry
26. News: Competitive edge
A fancy dress Halloween run, the Manchester Marathon returns, or sign up for an Arctic adventure
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and SIBEC North America this month, plus IHRSA Europe takes place in October
28. Everyone's talking about... : Level 4s
Are these qualifications our ticket to credibility with the medical sector? We ask the experts
30. Interview: Scott Lloyd
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about international expansion plans, management contracts, and a constantly evolving product portfolio
36. New Opening: Pod life
Kay Glover reports on The Pods, a groundbreaking new eco-friendly leisure centre in Scunthorpe
40. Boxing and combat sports: Making an impact
Want to introduce combat training at your facility, but not sure where to start? We take a look at the options available to operators
44. Green initiatives: Green fingers
Rob Lambe, managing director of Willmott Dixon Re-thinking, offers his advice to operators looking to boost their green credentials - including an overview of some of the latest eco-friendly innovations
48. Disability fitness: All inclusive
How can operators improve their accessibility to appeal to disabled members? We showcase some best practice examples
54. Industry research: Growth potential
Senior leisure analyst Michael Oliver summarises Mintel's latest report on health and fitness clubs in the UK, and suggests ways in which operators might grow their market
58. Group exercise: Strike a pose
What makes for a successful yoga offering? Our panel of experts offer their advice
63. fitness-kit.net special: Lockers
Add some colour to your changing rooms with Prospec and Venesta's new locker ranges, or with Codelocks eyecatching digital locks. Plus mini lockers from Skirmett
67. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Trixter's Xdream bikes are installed at the new Third Space, Technogym fits out Simply Gym in Swansea, and Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre teams up with Life Fitness
73. fitness-kit.net: Product round-up
Including new training courses from Optimal and Boxercise, a university installation for Gen3 Kinematics, and new launches from Ridgeway
78. Show preview: Leisure Industry Week
We offer a preview of what's coming up at Leisure Industry Week this month, including seminars, keynote speakers and CPD masterclasses
86. LIW: Exhibitor news
An update from some of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services at this year's LIW
1 - 40 of 117
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown overhaul changing rooms at Saunton Sands spa
Saunton Sands Hotel in Devon, UK, has completed a £2m expansion of its spa and wellness facilities.
Opinion
promotion
Member retention is a growing problem for long-established gym chains, who are battling the growing budget and boutique gym market.
Opinion: Are you trying to beat budget gyms at their own game?
Video Gallery
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Company profiles
Company profile: GoCardless
GoCardless offers a simple, flexible way to reduce admin time by automating your payment collection ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Fitness equipment
Shapewatch: Fitness equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
23-25 Jul 2019
Melbourne Convention and Exhibition Centre, Melbourne, Australia
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
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