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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 7
3. Editor's letter: Making connections
If staff can be trained in how to pick up on differences in others, as well as making changes to their own behaviour, they will be able to make a significant impact on retention levels.
6. Letters: Write to reply
The FIA on promoting VAT exemption for fitness facilities, and a look at why clubs and leisure centres might be losing their sense of fun
10. News: News round-up
Anytime Fitness announces UK plans, Harlow Leisurezone opens and Pure Gym plans expansion
16. News: International news
DiR expands into yoga, SHOKK opens its first site in Qatar, the Australian music usage verdict is announced, and a re-opening for Tel Aviv University's refurbished gym
18. News: FIA update
The FIA's CMO looks back on his first year in the post, and the FIA announces discounted VPL licence
22. News: People news
DC Leisure appoints group health and wellbeing manager, and Pure Gym names new group ops manager
25. News: Competitive edge
Events include the Great Scottish Run, Maggie's Night Hike and a Men's Health competition
27. Diary: Diary dates
Upcoming dates for the diary include the FIA's FLAME Conference, the World Leisure Congress and Leisure Industry Week
28. Everyone's talking about: Is fitness still fun?
Has the more serious, healthcare focused element of the fitness sector's offering taken the fun out of things? Kath Hudson ask the experts
30. Interview: Steve Kass and Tom Johnston
Rhianon Howells talks to the CEO and COO of American Leisure about delivering lifestyle services and becoming a truly global company
34. Olympic legacy: Enduring appeal
Mike Hill visits the Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre in Australia to see what London can learn about fulfilling its Olympic legacy promise
38. Exercise prescription: Making it personal
FitPro's education manager Laura McStay investigates the different approaches to exercise prescription
42. Fitness-kit.net special: Studio equipment
Including the new LIVESTRONG by Matrix range and the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Step
43. Fitness holidays: Viva Espana
Karen Maxwell looks at the lifechanging approach of the RFH Fitness fitness camp in Andalucia
46. Group Exercise: In the groove
We talk to the founder of Zumba
51. Member payments: Money talks
The many member payment options now available mean clubs can focus on what really matters - helping their members achieve their training goals
54. Legal briefing: Safe not sorry
A look at the health and safety implications for fitness operators of the recent court case brought against Holmes Place Health Clubs
56. Exercise management: Data mining
Exercise management systems are one of the most useful tools available to fitness clubs, so why aren't more managers using the data they collect?
60. Prehab and rehab: Mending members
Harley Street osteopath Nick Potter gives his thoughts on the opportunities for health clubs and leisure centres to tap in to the market for prehab and rehab
64. Research round-up: Mind over matter
Practising yoga is more likely to lead to 'mindful eating' than other forms of physical activity, says new research
65. Retention series: Creating bonds
Julie Cramer investigates ways in which operators can enhance their relationship with their members
68. Corporate fitness: Corporate outreach
Is corporate wellness a market that more health club operators should be tapping in to?
75. Lightweights: Fighting the flab like a warrior
Samurai fitness classes, ceilidh workouts and evidence that exercise enables to people to continue their love lives into their 80s
1 - 40 of 121
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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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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
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My vision, based on my own personal experience, would be for physical activity to become the norm – not something you have to make an effort to do, but something you just go ‘yeah, that’s part of my everyday life’
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Health Club Management magazine

2010 issue 7
3. Editor's letter: Making connections
If staff can be trained in how to pick up on differences in others, as well as making changes to their own behaviour, they will be able to make a significant impact on retention levels.
6. Letters: Write to reply
The FIA on promoting VAT exemption for fitness facilities, and a look at why clubs and leisure centres might be losing their sense of fun
10. News: News round-up
Anytime Fitness announces UK plans, Harlow Leisurezone opens and Pure Gym plans expansion
16. News: International news
DiR expands into yoga, SHOKK opens its first site in Qatar, the Australian music usage verdict is announced, and a re-opening for Tel Aviv University's refurbished gym
18. News: FIA update
The FIA's CMO looks back on his first year in the post, and the FIA announces discounted VPL licence
22. News: People news
DC Leisure appoints group health and wellbeing manager, and Pure Gym names new group ops manager
25. News: Competitive edge
Events include the Great Scottish Run, Maggie's Night Hike and a Men's Health competition
27. Diary: Diary dates
Upcoming dates for the diary include the FIA's FLAME Conference, the World Leisure Congress and Leisure Industry Week
28. Everyone's talking about: Is fitness still fun?
Has the more serious, healthcare focused element of the fitness sector's offering taken the fun out of things? Kath Hudson ask the experts
30. Interview: Steve Kass and Tom Johnston
Rhianon Howells talks to the CEO and COO of American Leisure about delivering lifestyle services and becoming a truly global company
34. Olympic legacy: Enduring appeal
Mike Hill visits the Sydney Olympic Aquatic Centre in Australia to see what London can learn about fulfilling its Olympic legacy promise
38. Exercise prescription: Making it personal
FitPro's education manager Laura McStay investigates the different approaches to exercise prescription
42. Fitness-kit.net special: Studio equipment
Including the new LIVESTRONG by Matrix range and the 20th anniversary of the Reebok Step
43. Fitness holidays: Viva Espana
Karen Maxwell looks at the lifechanging approach of the RFH Fitness fitness camp in Andalucia
46. Group Exercise: In the groove
We talk to the founder of Zumba
51. Member payments: Money talks
The many member payment options now available mean clubs can focus on what really matters - helping their members achieve their training goals
54. Legal briefing: Safe not sorry
A look at the health and safety implications for fitness operators of the recent court case brought against Holmes Place Health Clubs
56. Exercise management: Data mining
Exercise management systems are one of the most useful tools available to fitness clubs, so why aren't more managers using the data they collect?
60. Prehab and rehab: Mending members
Harley Street osteopath Nick Potter gives his thoughts on the opportunities for health clubs and leisure centres to tap in to the market for prehab and rehab
64. Research round-up: Mind over matter
Practising yoga is more likely to lead to 'mindful eating' than other forms of physical activity, says new research
65. Retention series: Creating bonds
Julie Cramer investigates ways in which operators can enhance their relationship with their members
68. Corporate fitness: Corporate outreach
Is corporate wellness a market that more health club operators should be tapping in to?
75. Lightweights: Fighting the flab like a warrior
Samurai fitness classes, ceilidh workouts and evidence that exercise enables to people to continue their love lives into their 80s
1 - 40 of 121
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: CIMSPA Youth Panel to give real insight into Gen Z at active-net 2020
It’s just months away until active-net 2020, the two-day educational, networking and business meetings event, which attracts professionals from across the leisure sector.
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
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Company profile: TVS Group
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Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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