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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 4
3. Editor's letter: Yes you can
Primary Care Trusts spend an average of £5m each year at local level treating illness caused by inactivity and it's estimated that 9,000 premature deaths each year are caused by obesity
6. Letters: Write to reply
The industry needs a radical change in its approach to working with older people, says Norman Smith of HUR UK
8. News: News round-up
£31m Hillingdon Centre opens, DLL starts work on £11m Exeter club, plus the latest independent operator, supplier and training news
14. News: International news
FITLane to open fourth club, and the Ben Dunne Group introduces a new 'high value' health club concept
16. News: FIA update
An in-depth look at the TwentyTen Commission, plus feedback from last month's Let's Dance with Change4Life weekend
20. News: People news
YMCAfit appoints a new executive director, plus we talk to the UK's first blind fitness instructor
22. News: Competitive edge
Charity events including the Grand Canyon Ultra Marathon and the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek
23. Leisure diary: Diary dates
SIBEC UK takes place next month
24. Everyone's talking about: The grey market
What's the key to tapping into the older people's fitness market?
26. Interview: Niki Keene
Curves' international wellness director talks to Kate Cracknell about teaching the fitness and healthcare sectors to speak the same language
30. Industry research: The fitness future
Research by Mintel and Les Mills signals a transformation of the fitness industry as we know it. We report
35. Group exercise: Money makers
We ask the experts for their suggestions on using group exercise to drive secondary revenue
38. New opening: Village life
Rhianon Howells pays a visit to the new Richmond Village Letcombe Regis retirement home, where a gym and spa facilities are central to enhancing people's physical and mental health
42. Exercise and ageing: Gym'll fix it
With better health in later years now seen as a key priority for the government, we look at the role of the health and fitness industry in driving this agenda
46. Dance: The strictly effect
The success of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing has led to a boom in dance-based exercise. Kate Cracknell reports
52. Retention software: Result!
What results can operators expect from installing retention software? Our panel of operators give their verdict on the systems used in their facilities and offer suggestions for future product enhancements
57. Fitness franchising: A franchise for everyone
Julie Fisher takes a look at what's new in the fitness franchise market
62. Research round-up: Market value
An Australian study has assessed a range of interventions to determine the most effective way to promote exercise among adults, in terms of health benefits and financial cost
64. Nutrional products: Business booster
Kath Hudson talks to operators who've bolstered their business throughout the recession by driving secondary revenue from sales of nutritional products
66. Fitness-kit special: Drinks
Drinks to complement your members' fitness efforts, including Lucozade Lite, Ultrabody's Daily Wellness Range and Red Bull Shots
68. Show preview: Bodypower expo
Next month's BodyPower Expo focuses on disciplines such as bodybuilding and martial arts
70. Show preview: Fibo
The 25th annual FIBO event takes place this month in Essen, Germany, with more than 530 exhibitors expected from 38 countries
75. Lightweights: Bragging power times four
Taking photos of every meal can help people lose weight, while Piloxing a combination of pilates and boxing is guaranteed to wow your members
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FREE WEBINAR
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This free webinar on 26 January will see our panellists reflect on the changes to work in 2020, and their priorities for 2021.
Opinion: 2021 is the year to prioritise global culture
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Core Health & Fitness announces partnership with Énergie Fitness Iberia
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the roll- out of all projected clubs with Énergie Fitness Iberia over the next seven years.
Video Gallery
Mywellness App 5.0
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Mywellness helps you assess customer needs, provide great workouts and programmes, guarantee a training spot on the gym floor, offer group training, track indoor and outdoor workouts - even with 3rd party apps. Read more
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Company profiles
Company profile: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
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Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Egym: Game changer
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Flooring
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
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Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
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02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
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03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2010 issue 4
3. Editor's letter: Yes you can
Primary Care Trusts spend an average of £5m each year at local level treating illness caused by inactivity and it's estimated that 9,000 premature deaths each year are caused by obesity
6. Letters: Write to reply
The industry needs a radical change in its approach to working with older people, says Norman Smith of HUR UK
8. News: News round-up
£31m Hillingdon Centre opens, DLL starts work on £11m Exeter club, plus the latest independent operator, supplier and training news
14. News: International news
FITLane to open fourth club, and the Ben Dunne Group introduces a new 'high value' health club concept
16. News: FIA update
An in-depth look at the TwentyTen Commission, plus feedback from last month's Let's Dance with Change4Life weekend
20. News: People news
YMCAfit appoints a new executive director, plus we talk to the UK's first blind fitness instructor
22. News: Competitive edge
Charity events including the Grand Canyon Ultra Marathon and the Mount Everest Base Camp Trek
23. Leisure diary: Diary dates
SIBEC UK takes place next month
24. Everyone's talking about: The grey market
What's the key to tapping into the older people's fitness market?
26. Interview: Niki Keene
Curves' international wellness director talks to Kate Cracknell about teaching the fitness and healthcare sectors to speak the same language
30. Industry research: The fitness future
Research by Mintel and Les Mills signals a transformation of the fitness industry as we know it. We report
35. Group exercise: Money makers
We ask the experts for their suggestions on using group exercise to drive secondary revenue
38. New opening: Village life
Rhianon Howells pays a visit to the new Richmond Village Letcombe Regis retirement home, where a gym and spa facilities are central to enhancing people's physical and mental health
42. Exercise and ageing: Gym'll fix it
With better health in later years now seen as a key priority for the government, we look at the role of the health and fitness industry in driving this agenda
46. Dance: The strictly effect
The success of the BBC's Strictly Come Dancing has led to a boom in dance-based exercise. Kate Cracknell reports
52. Retention software: Result!
What results can operators expect from installing retention software? Our panel of operators give their verdict on the systems used in their facilities and offer suggestions for future product enhancements
57. Fitness franchising: A franchise for everyone
Julie Fisher takes a look at what's new in the fitness franchise market
62. Research round-up: Market value
An Australian study has assessed a range of interventions to determine the most effective way to promote exercise among adults, in terms of health benefits and financial cost
64. Nutrional products: Business booster
Kath Hudson talks to operators who've bolstered their business throughout the recession by driving secondary revenue from sales of nutritional products
66. Fitness-kit special: Drinks
Drinks to complement your members' fitness efforts, including Lucozade Lite, Ultrabody's Daily Wellness Range and Red Bull Shots
68. Show preview: Bodypower expo
Next month's BodyPower Expo focuses on disciplines such as bodybuilding and martial arts
70. Show preview: Fibo
The 25th annual FIBO event takes place this month in Essen, Germany, with more than 530 exhibitors expected from 38 countries
75. Lightweights: Bragging power times four
Taking photos of every meal can help people lose weight, while Piloxing a combination of pilates and boxing is guaranteed to wow your members
1 - 40 of 132
FREE WEBINAR
promotion
This free webinar on 26 January will see our panellists reflect on the changes to work in 2020, and their priorities for 2021.
Opinion: 2021 is the year to prioritise global culture
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Funxtion collaborates with global experts on white paper exploring digital in the future of fitness
In collaboration with ukactive, FunXtion has driven a global discussion with some of the world’s leading fitness operators and influencers, exploring how digitalisation will influence the delivery of fitness services and products moving forwards.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Core Health & Fitness announces partnership with Énergie Fitness Iberia
Core Health & Fitness is proud to have signed an exclusive supplier agreement for the roll- out of all projected clubs with Énergie Fitness Iberia over the next seven years.
Video Gallery
Mywellness App 5.0
Technogym
Mywellness helps you assess customer needs, provide great workouts and programmes, guarantee a training spot on the gym floor, offer group training, track indoor and outdoor workouts - even with 3rd party apps. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: Gympass
On a mission to defeat inactivity, Gympass is a corporate wellness solution that builds mutually ...
Supplier Showcases
Supplier showcase - Egym: Game changer
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Flooring
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Whole body cryotherapy
Art of Cryo: Whole body cryotherapy
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Member feedback software
AskNicely: Member feedback software
Fitness equipment
Precor: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
11 - 25 Union St, London SE1 1SD
Bankside Open Spaces Trust
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
Diary dates
03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2021
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
01-07 Dec 2022
tbc, Dunedin, New Zealand
Diary dates
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