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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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2011 issue 10
3. Editor's letter : Exercise is medicine
We may need to accept a sliding scale in the delivery of 'exercise is medicine', suggests Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
PT park fees must be reconsidered, says Jean-Ann Marnoch of REPs
8. News: News round-up
Health Club Award winners are announced, Klick Fitness launches first sites, and Olympians back new 'social fitness' campaign
16. News: International news
SpecForce launches in New Zealand, and Fitness First outlines Middle Eastern expansion plans
18. News: People news
Steve Philpott joins IMSPA board
20. News: Ihrsa update
A look forward to the European Congress, which takes
24. News: Fia update
FIA CEO David Stalker reports on the new Joint Investment Programme
26. News: Competitive edge
The Bonfire Burn 10k and a relay race across the English Channel
29. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for the IHRSA European Congress, SIBEC Europe, and APPI's annual pilates conference
30. Everyone's talking about... : Activity guidelines
What impact will the new physical activity guidelines have on the fitness industry? We ask the experts
32. Interview: Neil King
The commercial director of SLM, and its Everyone Active brand, talks to Kate Cracknell about rebranding and an ambitious goal to reach one million active members
38. Property profile: Getting focused
Global health club operator Fitness First provides a strategic overview of its global portfolio, including expansion in Asia and Australia, rationalisation in Europe and the launch of a budget brand in the UK
43. Small group training: Small but mighty
Small group training is now firmly on the radar of many fitness operators - but how can this be turned into a robust, profitable venture? Ruth Bushi reports
46. Q&A: Nick Coutts
The CEO of new budget club venture Fitness Hut talks to Julie Cramer about exceeding expectations
50. Diabetes initiatives: A Weighty matter
With the diabetes epidemic continuing to fill the headlines, what can the fitness industry do to help? Kate Cracknell investigates
55. Tech series: Spoilt for choice
How can operators ensure they get the IT system they need? Stuart Dyson offers a 'survival guide' for the software buyer
58. Tech series: Software news round-up
With updates and product launches from Gladstone, Xn Leisure, MINDBODY, EZ-Runner, Legend, Clarity and iGo Figure
60. Cancer programmes: Move more
With a new Macmillan report highlighting the benefits of exercise for cancer sufferers and survivors, Neena Dhillon asks how fitness facilities can play their part
64. Q&A: Olav Thorstad
The CEO of Scandinavian operator SATS offers an overview of the business, with detail of the new budget brand, company performance data and plans for the future
70. Research round-up: Stop the clock
Meditation may have long-term implications for health and may even help delay the ageing process, according to new research
71. fitness-kit.net: Special Club entertainment
Product news from Precor, InStyle, ZoomMedia and Sound Dynamics
72. fitness-kit.net : Special Corporate wear
A range of options for operators looking to source new staff uniforms
75. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Matrix profiles Imperial College London's new flagship gym, while Gladstone reports on a software upgrade for Barking & Dagenham
83. Grape news: Lightweights
Wine can aid weight loss, and cut cholesterol by eating tomatoes
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Exercises, workload, work/rest ratio and pace have been defined and integrated into personalised programmes
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People
HCM people

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
People
I was seeing a lot of bad pad work and poor teaching in gyms, which broke my heart but spurred me on to develop a dedicated course for boxing technique
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Gita Sjahrir

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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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: GLL chooses Ethitec’s Tiara9 system for its exercise-based public health referral schemes
The Tiara9 system has been selected by leisure trust, GLL, to support the nationwide rollout of its Healthwise GP referral programme.
Opinion
promotion
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
Video Gallery
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Company profile: TVS Group
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Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness equipment
Dyaco International: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
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29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
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10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
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29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
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23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
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10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 10
3. Editor's letter : Exercise is medicine
We may need to accept a sliding scale in the delivery of 'exercise is medicine', suggests Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
PT park fees must be reconsidered, says Jean-Ann Marnoch of REPs
8. News: News round-up
Health Club Award winners are announced, Klick Fitness launches first sites, and Olympians back new 'social fitness' campaign
16. News: International news
SpecForce launches in New Zealand, and Fitness First outlines Middle Eastern expansion plans
18. News: People news
Steve Philpott joins IMSPA board
20. News: Ihrsa update
A look forward to the European Congress, which takes
24. News: Fia update
FIA CEO David Stalker reports on the new Joint Investment Programme
26. News: Competitive edge
The Bonfire Burn 10k and a relay race across the English Channel
29. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for the IHRSA European Congress, SIBEC Europe, and APPI's annual pilates conference
30. Everyone's talking about... : Activity guidelines
What impact will the new physical activity guidelines have on the fitness industry? We ask the experts
32. Interview: Neil King
The commercial director of SLM, and its Everyone Active brand, talks to Kate Cracknell about rebranding and an ambitious goal to reach one million active members
38. Property profile: Getting focused
Global health club operator Fitness First provides a strategic overview of its global portfolio, including expansion in Asia and Australia, rationalisation in Europe and the launch of a budget brand in the UK
43. Small group training: Small but mighty
Small group training is now firmly on the radar of many fitness operators - but how can this be turned into a robust, profitable venture? Ruth Bushi reports
46. Q&A: Nick Coutts
The CEO of new budget club venture Fitness Hut talks to Julie Cramer about exceeding expectations
50. Diabetes initiatives: A Weighty matter
With the diabetes epidemic continuing to fill the headlines, what can the fitness industry do to help? Kate Cracknell investigates
55. Tech series: Spoilt for choice
How can operators ensure they get the IT system they need? Stuart Dyson offers a 'survival guide' for the software buyer
58. Tech series: Software news round-up
With updates and product launches from Gladstone, Xn Leisure, MINDBODY, EZ-Runner, Legend, Clarity and iGo Figure
60. Cancer programmes: Move more
With a new Macmillan report highlighting the benefits of exercise for cancer sufferers and survivors, Neena Dhillon asks how fitness facilities can play their part
64. Q&A: Olav Thorstad
The CEO of Scandinavian operator SATS offers an overview of the business, with detail of the new budget brand, company performance data and plans for the future
70. Research round-up: Stop the clock
Meditation may have long-term implications for health and may even help delay the ageing process, according to new research
71. fitness-kit.net: Special Club entertainment
Product news from Precor, InStyle, ZoomMedia and Sound Dynamics
72. fitness-kit.net : Special Corporate wear
A range of options for operators looking to source new staff uniforms
75. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Matrix profiles Imperial College London's new flagship gym, while Gladstone reports on a software upgrade for Barking & Dagenham
83. Grape news: Lightweights
Wine can aid weight loss, and cut cholesterol by eating tomatoes
1 - 40 of 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: GLL chooses Ethitec’s Tiara9 system for its exercise-based public health referral schemes
The Tiara9 system has been selected by leisure trust, GLL, to support the nationwide rollout of its Healthwise GP referral programme.
Opinion
promotion
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
Video Gallery
StairMaster 10G - OverDrive
Core/Stairmaster
The StairMaster 10G marks a revolutionary shift in stair-climbing technology. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness equipment
Dyaco International: Fitness equipment
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
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
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
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
Diary dates
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