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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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2009 issue 11
3. Editor's letter: Great inductions
Creating a warm welcome and a memorable, effective induction that empowers new members and enables them to channel their motivation is absolutely vital to the success of the club
6. Write to reply: Letters
The Public Health Commission is fully aware of the role of local government and the sport fraternity in public health, says the FIA’s COO, David Stalker, in response to last issue’s Talkback (HCM Oct 09, p28)
10. News: News round-up
Central London’s Marshall Street Baths will re-open to the public in 2010, and Sports Leaders UK launches a new, free online training tool to celebrate the 2010 Games
14. News: International news
MAC opens its fourth club in Turkey, Anytime Fitness expands into Mexico, and Aspria’s Berlin hotel opens
16. News: FIA update
A round-up of the results from this summer’s MoreActive4Life campaign
20. News: People news
Patricia Laus on Clubs for the Cure’s new ‘12 Days of Fitness’ campaign
22. News: Competitive edge
An eight-mile army course hosts this year’s Grim Challenge, or head to Norway for dog sledding
23. Diary dates: Diary
Are the BISL Conference and LPF budget gyms forum in your diary?
24. Everyone's talking about: Gathering evidence
Is the fitness industry putting enough measures in place to prove the value of its interventions and justify future funding for its initiatives?
26. Interview: Mike Crockett
The MD of Soho Gyms talks about investing in staff and the creation of the Soho Gyms Academy
30. New opening: Pure pilates
We visit the new mbodies integrated fitness and wellness facility in Witney
35. Retention series: The bottom line
Melvyn Hillsdon outlines ways of measuring the financial impact of your club’s retention initiatives
38. PCT partnership: Refresher course
Kate Cracknell takes an in-depth look at Blackburn with Darwen’s re:fresh programme, which offers free leisure to everyone in the borough
43. Service and maintenance: Personal service
Independent operators have different needs and expectations when it comes to service and maintenance contracts. We look at how suppliers are catering for these clubs
46. Research round-up: Run with it
Research shows that long-distance running can help prevent the onset of metabolic syndrome – a group of medical disorders that can increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
50. LIW Review: LIW's happy 21st
We round up some of the product launches, conference sessions and news from the show floor at this year’s Leisure Industry Week
56. Q&A: Breckon Jones
Unilever’s health and vitality manager talks about the company’s latest corporate wellness initiative, which covers everything from on-site fitness to health scans and dietary advice
58. Web design: Surfing lessons
Top tips for operators looking to develop or improve their website
60. Fitness-kit special: Stretching
A look at stretching-focused equipment and trends
62. Fitness-kit special: Boxing
New products – from Escape Fitness, Life Fitness and Fit-Equip – for clubs and leisure centres wanting to introduce a boxing offering
63. Club overhaul: Opening the doors
British Aerospace’s on-site fitness centre in Blackburn recently underwent a refurbishment to reach out to local residents, with a focus on the grey market. We take a look
66. Supplier profile: Jeff Davis, Power Plate
The commercial sales director of Power Plate talks about medical accreditation, and appealing to all population groups
74. Lightweights
Change4Life sponsors The Simpsons, exercise really can be addictive, and Brits are too lazy for sex!
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Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
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Ben Lucas

Founder, Flow Athletic, Sydney
We advise our Flow Athletes to complete classes at a ratio of one yoga class to one strength class to one cardio class. This combination has very positive effects
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The level of tension in the business around continually pushing things on to another level again is energising, and sometimes exhausting. That tallies with me. I don’t like to sit back
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Health Club Management magazine

2009 issue 11
3. Editor's letter: Great inductions
Creating a warm welcome and a memorable, effective induction that empowers new members and enables them to channel their motivation is absolutely vital to the success of the club
6. Write to reply: Letters
The Public Health Commission is fully aware of the role of local government and the sport fraternity in public health, says the FIA’s COO, David Stalker, in response to last issue’s Talkback (HCM Oct 09, p28)
10. News: News round-up
Central London’s Marshall Street Baths will re-open to the public in 2010, and Sports Leaders UK launches a new, free online training tool to celebrate the 2010 Games
14. News: International news
MAC opens its fourth club in Turkey, Anytime Fitness expands into Mexico, and Aspria’s Berlin hotel opens
16. News: FIA update
A round-up of the results from this summer’s MoreActive4Life campaign
20. News: People news
Patricia Laus on Clubs for the Cure’s new ‘12 Days of Fitness’ campaign
22. News: Competitive edge
An eight-mile army course hosts this year’s Grim Challenge, or head to Norway for dog sledding
23. Diary dates: Diary
Are the BISL Conference and LPF budget gyms forum in your diary?
24. Everyone's talking about: Gathering evidence
Is the fitness industry putting enough measures in place to prove the value of its interventions and justify future funding for its initiatives?
26. Interview: Mike Crockett
The MD of Soho Gyms talks about investing in staff and the creation of the Soho Gyms Academy
30. New opening: Pure pilates
We visit the new mbodies integrated fitness and wellness facility in Witney
35. Retention series: The bottom line
Melvyn Hillsdon outlines ways of measuring the financial impact of your club’s retention initiatives
38. PCT partnership: Refresher course
Kate Cracknell takes an in-depth look at Blackburn with Darwen’s re:fresh programme, which offers free leisure to everyone in the borough
43. Service and maintenance: Personal service
Independent operators have different needs and expectations when it comes to service and maintenance contracts. We look at how suppliers are catering for these clubs
46. Research round-up: Run with it
Research shows that long-distance running can help prevent the onset of metabolic syndrome – a group of medical disorders that can increase the risk of diabetes and cardiovascular disease
50. LIW Review: LIW's happy 21st
We round up some of the product launches, conference sessions and news from the show floor at this year’s Leisure Industry Week
56. Q&A: Breckon Jones
Unilever’s health and vitality manager talks about the company’s latest corporate wellness initiative, which covers everything from on-site fitness to health scans and dietary advice
58. Web design: Surfing lessons
Top tips for operators looking to develop or improve their website
60. Fitness-kit special: Stretching
A look at stretching-focused equipment and trends
62. Fitness-kit special: Boxing
New products – from Escape Fitness, Life Fitness and Fit-Equip – for clubs and leisure centres wanting to introduce a boxing offering
63. Club overhaul: Opening the doors
British Aerospace’s on-site fitness centre in Blackburn recently underwent a refurbishment to reach out to local residents, with a focus on the grey market. We take a look
66. Supplier profile: Jeff Davis, Power Plate
The commercial sales director of Power Plate talks about medical accreditation, and appealing to all population groups
74. Lightweights
Change4Life sponsors The Simpsons, exercise really can be addictive, and Brits are too lazy for sex!
1 - 40 of 126
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Featured supplier: myFitApp launches branded live-streaming as part of its COVID-19 support package
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Featured supplier: EGYM presents Corona Gym Solution, for the successful re-opening of fitness studios
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Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
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Company profile: TRIB3 International Ltd
First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to ...
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
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Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
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FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
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Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
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Greywell, Hampshire
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Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
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27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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