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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 119
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Now in its eighth year, Myzone has established itself as a key player in the fitness industry. We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
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Cycling
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Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
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Thanks to the rise in popularity of functional zones, there’s been an increased call for turf. We take a look at some of the turf products being installed
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Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
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Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
People
Jimmy had the brilliant idea to put the logos of all of the current cycling brands in and around NYC onto a piece of paper and we handed it to the investor at the end of our presentation. Then we handed a blank piece of paper and referenced that this was the current number of cool fitness concepts in the world and how we would like the investor to help us fill that page. A day later he wrote us a cheque
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HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
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Opinion
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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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
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?
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
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
Company profiles
Company profile: TRIB3 International Ltd
First established in Sheffield in January 2016 TRIB3 is a bootcamp boutique studio designed to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Lockers/interior design
Crown Sports Lockers: Lockers/interior design
Property & Tenders
Kirklees Active Leisure
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Oct 2019
Hotel Royal Savoy, Lausanne, Switzerland
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2019
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
05-08 Nov 2019
Koelnmesse, Cologne, Germany
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
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
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