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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
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Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
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Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
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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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‘TRX® for Yoga’ education fuses suspension training and yoga, says Julian Woolley
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EMS training is having a major impact on the studio and gym market and being used by athletes, celebrities and also for rehabilitation. We talk to a select group of studio owners to hear how they’re maximising the versatility of this type of training
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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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Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
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People
If you want to work with a PT and do some elite-level training, our facilities allow for that, but if you just want to go in and train on your own, you’ll get a good return for your time and energy
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Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
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Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
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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 118
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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 testimonial
Harlands Group
Harlands Group - Testimonial from 'The Hampton Health & Fitness Club'. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Technogym
Founded in 1983, Technogym is a world leading international supplier of technology and design-driven products ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TRX Training UK
TRX provides world-class functional training by offering quality equipment, effective workouts and world-class education capable ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
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Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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