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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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2010 issue 2
3. Editor's letter: The joy of dance
There are many great synergies between health clubs and dance and the relationships could be developed to the point where dance becomes an element of health club offering.
6. Letters: Write to reply
We need to think differently if we're to be taken seriously on our quest to get the nation active, says Serco Leisure's Andy King
8. News: News round-up
Balfour Beatty appointed main contractor on Plymouth's £46.5m Life Centre, and REPs clarifies its role
16. News: International news
Oasis of the Seas launches, and Aspria opens its first club in Italy
18. News: FIA update
The launch of Let's Dance with Change4Life, and a look at this year's Change4Life roll-out plans
22. News: People news
We talk to the entrepreneur behind New York's I.AM.YOU. yoga studio
24. Leisure diary: Diary dates
Get ready for FORUMCLUB, IHRSA, SPATEC and FIBO
26. News: Competitive edge
Details of charity challenges to focus the training efforts of your members
28. Everyone's talking about: Tackling dementia
Should the health and fitness industry be playing a bigger role in the management of Alzheimer's?
30. Interview: David Brame
The MD of Bladerunner on creating tailor-made solutions, and the need to deliver on your promises
34. Kids' fitness: Catching them young
A US initiative has shown that fitter kids perform better academically and suffer fewer behavioural problems. Now the scheme’s heading to the UK
38. Research round-up: Reality gap
Parents are failing to realise how inactive their kids really are, says a new survey
39. Kids' fitness: Fitness outcomes
How can the fitness industry work more closely with government to ensure effective monitoring of kids' physical activity initiatives? We report
44. Email research: Virtual reality
A summary of the results from the inaugural email-Focus survey into email enquiry handling
46. Q and A: Dave Wright
The new FIA board representative for independent operators talks about what more needs to be done to support the independent sector
49. Vibration training: Good vibrations
Advice for the effective integration of vibration training at your club
53. CV round-up: Usage instructions
We ask manufacturers to give the low-down on the use and application of their favourite piece of CV kit
58. CRM series: Social dialogue
Should operators be looking at more closely integrating social networking into their club management systems?
63. Political forecasts: Year of change
With a general election looming, Politics International looks at the possible impact of political change on the active leisure sector
66. Health club spa: Spa news
Johnson Health Tech launches Inner Balance, a new wellbeing division
68. Health club spa: Creating an experience...
Top tips for clubs wanting to create an all-embracing spa experience
70. Health club spa: ... and driving retail
And advice from the experts on how to maximise retail revenue off the back of this experience
73. Show preview: Professional Beauty London
Details of masterclasses and events at this beauty trade show
74. Health club spa: Spa appeal
Awareness and relevance are still issues that must be tackled if we're to maximise the potential of our spas, says Mintel
76. New opening: Wembley wellness
We pay a visit to the new staff gym at Wembley – the first ever at the world-famous stadium
78. Fitness-kit.net special: Catalogues
A look at the latest catalogues from Proactive, Precor and Pulse.
83. Lightweights: Snail secretions in skincare
Disney-themed spa for kids, and the latest beauty product ingredient: snail secretions!
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Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is hot right now, with more people attracted to its cited benefits, from reduced recovery time to improved sleep quality. Operators offering this chilly experience give us their advice
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Thought leaders
Equinox and SoulCycle became mired in controversy recently, when the CEO and majority shareholder of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for President Trump’s re-election. What's the way forward for these brands and what can we learn from this furore? Kath Hudson asks the thought leaders
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If you think of school leavers when you think of apprentices, think again. Apprenticeships are far from limited to career starters, with new generation programmes tailor-made to bring out the best in accomplished managers
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Supplier showcase

Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
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TVS Group is one of the leading suppliers of flooring and surfaces for gym, sports and play environments. We take a look at what's behind this company's success
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Active ageing
The 2019 Moving Communities report highlighted that the silver pound could drive significant growth in public leisure. Operators are capitalising on this potential revenue stream, but uptake is slow. Utku Topraksevten investigates
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A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
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People
HCM people

Gita Sjahrir

Founder, R-FITNESS
We became the first boutique fitness brand in all of Southeast Asia to ever raise venture capital backing. This was positive for the industry as it signalled that the industry had growth potential
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HCM 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
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Harlands Effect: Make Your Business More Profitable
Harlands Group is a membership management service for health and fitness operators, which interacts directly with members to effectively manage membership payments.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
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29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2010 issue 2
3. Editor's letter: The joy of dance
There are many great synergies between health clubs and dance and the relationships could be developed to the point where dance becomes an element of health club offering.
6. Letters: Write to reply
We need to think differently if we're to be taken seriously on our quest to get the nation active, says Serco Leisure's Andy King
8. News: News round-up
Balfour Beatty appointed main contractor on Plymouth's £46.5m Life Centre, and REPs clarifies its role
16. News: International news
Oasis of the Seas launches, and Aspria opens its first club in Italy
18. News: FIA update
The launch of Let's Dance with Change4Life, and a look at this year's Change4Life roll-out plans
22. News: People news
We talk to the entrepreneur behind New York's I.AM.YOU. yoga studio
24. Leisure diary: Diary dates
Get ready for FORUMCLUB, IHRSA, SPATEC and FIBO
26. News: Competitive edge
Details of charity challenges to focus the training efforts of your members
28. Everyone's talking about: Tackling dementia
Should the health and fitness industry be playing a bigger role in the management of Alzheimer's?
30. Interview: David Brame
The MD of Bladerunner on creating tailor-made solutions, and the need to deliver on your promises
34. Kids' fitness: Catching them young
A US initiative has shown that fitter kids perform better academically and suffer fewer behavioural problems. Now the scheme’s heading to the UK
38. Research round-up: Reality gap
Parents are failing to realise how inactive their kids really are, says a new survey
39. Kids' fitness: Fitness outcomes
How can the fitness industry work more closely with government to ensure effective monitoring of kids' physical activity initiatives? We report
44. Email research: Virtual reality
A summary of the results from the inaugural email-Focus survey into email enquiry handling
46. Q and A: Dave Wright
The new FIA board representative for independent operators talks about what more needs to be done to support the independent sector
49. Vibration training: Good vibrations
Advice for the effective integration of vibration training at your club
53. CV round-up: Usage instructions
We ask manufacturers to give the low-down on the use and application of their favourite piece of CV kit
58. CRM series: Social dialogue
Should operators be looking at more closely integrating social networking into their club management systems?
63. Political forecasts: Year of change
With a general election looming, Politics International looks at the possible impact of political change on the active leisure sector
66. Health club spa: Spa news
Johnson Health Tech launches Inner Balance, a new wellbeing division
68. Health club spa: Creating an experience...
Top tips for clubs wanting to create an all-embracing spa experience
70. Health club spa: ... and driving retail
And advice from the experts on how to maximise retail revenue off the back of this experience
73. Show preview: Professional Beauty London
Details of masterclasses and events at this beauty trade show
74. Health club spa: Spa appeal
Awareness and relevance are still issues that must be tackled if we're to maximise the potential of our spas, says Mintel
76. New opening: Wembley wellness
We pay a visit to the new staff gym at Wembley – the first ever at the world-famous stadium
78. Fitness-kit.net special: Catalogues
A look at the latest catalogues from Proactive, Precor and Pulse.
83. Lightweights: Snail secretions in skincare
Disney-themed spa for kids, and the latest beauty product ingredient: snail secretions!
1 - 40 of 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Harlands Effect: Make Your Business More Profitable
Harlands Group is a membership management service for health and fitness operators, which interacts directly with members to effectively manage membership payments.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Who does your brand belong to?
Who does your brand belong to? There used to be only one answer to this question: the company that grew it and invested in it.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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