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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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Social responsibility
A year after the launch of its first outdoor gym made from melted down, confiscated knives, Steel Warriors has won the support of the Co-op, which has pledged to fund the roll-out of a further 20 calisthenics gyms, as Kath Hudson reports
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Ask the experts
The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
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Body scanning
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Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
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People
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
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Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
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An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: TRX Training UK
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Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
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Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
Harlands Group Overview
Harlands Group
An overview of the Harlands Group, the membership management experts. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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