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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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As the fitness industry grapples with the challenge of optimising digital, Volution’s Adam Norton shares his vision for a customised data-centric approach that will lead operators into a new era of success
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The hard work is paying off and we’re earning a reputation for safe operations. Now it’s time to tackle the next set of challenges – increasing capacity, yield and memberships, deepening engagement and rebuilding profits says liz Terry
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A new study suggests that exercise leads to elevated galanin levels – which in turn helps the brain’s stress response, giving more resilience. Tom Walker reports
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SIX3NINE opened its second London studio in August, and will continue to partner with Physical Company as it aims to open up to five studios across the city
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Overall, it’s about creating something a little less efficient, a little more fun. Somewhere you can lose yourself for a couple of hours
Opinion
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The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex develops new personalised HIIT programme to support the overweight getting into fitness
As the government announced its new obesity strategy to limit the impact of a potential second wave of COVID-19, HIIT specialists, Speedflex are also doing their bit to help tackle the issue.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Supercharge your efforts to attract and retain members with Keepme
Keepme is an AI revenue acceleration platform created for the fitness industry. Blending Artificial Intelligence, operational tools, and a unique automations engine, Keepme supercharges and streamlines effort to attract, retain, and re-engage members.
Video Gallery
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Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
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Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
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FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
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Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
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
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
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07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
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17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
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27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
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23-26 Feb 2021
IFEMA, Madrid, Spain
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NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
Diary dates
16-17 Jun 2021
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 129
Opinion
promotion
The pandemic has thrown a new focus on health, with sales of body composition analysis equipment at an all-time high, as InBody’s Francesca Cooper explains.
Opinion: Gyms add body composition analysis and health screening to their offering following pandemic
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Speedflex develops new personalised HIIT programme to support the overweight getting into fitness
As the government announced its new obesity strategy to limit the impact of a potential second wave of COVID-19, HIIT specialists, Speedflex are also doing their bit to help tackle the issue.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Supercharge your efforts to attract and retain members with Keepme
Keepme is an AI revenue acceleration platform created for the fitness industry. Blending Artificial Intelligence, operational tools, and a unique automations engine, Keepme supercharges and streamlines effort to attract, retain, and re-engage members.
Video Gallery
Freemotion FUSION Team Training
FreeMotion Fitness
The High-Intensity Cardio-Strength Training. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Jordan Fitness
Jordan Fitness have been at the forefront of premium gym design, with a strong reputation ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Legend Club Management Systems (UK) Ltd
Legend provides the leading software solution for driving improvements in leisure operations. We deliver savings ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Red Light Therapy
 Red Light Rising: Red Light Therapy
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Management software
fibodo Limited: Management software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
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
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, 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
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