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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 2
3. Editor's letter: Will 'nudging' work?
Will the government's 'nudging' techniques encourage more people into our gyms, asks Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
We mustn't give the healthcare sector a reason not to partner with us, says Xpect Leisure's Andy Bourne
8. News: News round-up
Topnotch expands into the budget sector and DLL opens Exeter club
16. News: International news
DiR opens its 18th and 19th clubs in Barcelona, and Abu Dhabi's "largest club" opens
18. News: People news
A new CEO for Barnsley Premier Leisure, and Fitness First Australia's MD steps down
20. News: fia update
A look ahead at the opportunities for the fitness sector in 2011
22. Diary: Diary dates
Looking ahead to IHRSA next month, and FIBO in April
23. News: Competitive edge
Take part in this year's Swimathon or Trailwalker, or maybe cycle through the Atlas mountains?
24. Everyone's talking about... : Gym programmes
Does our approach to personalised programming need to evolve?
26. Interview: Rene Moos
The CEO of HealthCity International talks to Kate Cracknell about market segmentation and expansion plans
32. New opening: Living well at lifehouse
Shoshana Kazab pays a visit to the new Lifehouse 'day and stay' spa, which offers a tailor-made approach to spa and wellbeing
36. Spa experiences: Spa scene
Industry leaders offer their thoughts on the trends shaping health club spas
38. Health club spa: Spa news
Inside Spa, at Pendle Wavelengths, extends its offering to meet demand
40. Market research: Defying the slowdown
Themis Kokolokakis outlines the growth forecasts and future opportunities for the health and fitness sector
42. CV equipment: Shaping up for the future
What are the factors influencing research and development in the area of CV equipment?
46. Local leisure: What's the future for local authority leisure?
Our expert panel shares its thoughts following the spending review
50. Social media: What's in it for you?
A look at the opportunities presented by social media, and ways in which it can be integrated with club management systems
55. Kids' fitness: Child healthcare or just childcare?
How can operators get better at delivering kids' fitness?
59. Project round-up: Project profiles
A round-up of some of the exciting projects from the past year
64. Vibration training: Movers & shakers
Is vibration technology really as powerful as it claims? Kath Hudson looks at some of the latest research
68. Event review: Protecting your assets
David Minton reports from the recent Health and Productivity Forum
70. Special populations: Exercise in pregnancy - the facts
We round up some of the latest scientific thinking concerning exercise for mums-to-be
74. Event preview: Turning 30
IHRSA celebrates its 30th birthday in 2011. We look ahead to the Annual International Convention & Trade Show, which takes place next month
76. fitness-kit.net special: Promotional products
News from Life Fitness, D2F, First Editions and Innovations 4 Leisure
77. Research round-up: Dream diet
Dieters can lose more fat by getting a good night's sleep. We report
83. Lightweights: Its's party time in Budapest
Head to Budapest's spas for a party, and indulge in a new cocoa-based drink that fights wrinkles
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Body scanning
Body scanning has become a major fitness trend, offering both operators and members alike insight into their body composition, muscle mass and fat percentage. Operators offering body scanning share their experiences
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Changing rooms
Great changing rooms are one of the main reasons people join a gym. Get inspired by HCM’s roundup of the latest high-end installations
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Promotional feature
With a longstanding professional career in the fitness industry, we talk to Dawn Falkner Clark to find out more about her background and what the future holds for Be Fit Be You
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HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
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Ask the experts
Is the health and fitness industry more geared up to meet the needs of extroverts and overlooking more introverted customers? Kath Hudson investigates
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Insight
The CEO of Basic-Fit shared insights into the workings of the company at the Virtuagym FitNation conference in Amsterdam. Megan Whitby was there for HCM
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Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
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People
I see potential for another 30 or so David Lloyd Clubs in the UK
People
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Aaron Brooks-Thornett

Freely Given PT: founder
A donation-based payment system creates a non-discriminatory environment and empowers people to give what they think the service is worth. This also challenges me to keep service levels high
People
HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Tennis pro Marcus Willis to speak at active-net 2020
Professional tennis player, Marcus Willis, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at active-net 2020, which takes place this month.
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Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Opinion
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The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
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Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
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Company profile: MiE FitQuest
FitQuest (MiE Medical Research) are specialists in the field of human performance measurement. We have ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 2
3. Editor's letter: Will 'nudging' work?
Will the government's 'nudging' techniques encourage more people into our gyms, asks Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
We mustn't give the healthcare sector a reason not to partner with us, says Xpect Leisure's Andy Bourne
8. News: News round-up
Topnotch expands into the budget sector and DLL opens Exeter club
16. News: International news
DiR opens its 18th and 19th clubs in Barcelona, and Abu Dhabi's "largest club" opens
18. News: People news
A new CEO for Barnsley Premier Leisure, and Fitness First Australia's MD steps down
20. News: fia update
A look ahead at the opportunities for the fitness sector in 2011
22. Diary: Diary dates
Looking ahead to IHRSA next month, and FIBO in April
23. News: Competitive edge
Take part in this year's Swimathon or Trailwalker, or maybe cycle through the Atlas mountains?
24. Everyone's talking about... : Gym programmes
Does our approach to personalised programming need to evolve?
26. Interview: Rene Moos
The CEO of HealthCity International talks to Kate Cracknell about market segmentation and expansion plans
32. New opening: Living well at lifehouse
Shoshana Kazab pays a visit to the new Lifehouse 'day and stay' spa, which offers a tailor-made approach to spa and wellbeing
36. Spa experiences: Spa scene
Industry leaders offer their thoughts on the trends shaping health club spas
38. Health club spa: Spa news
Inside Spa, at Pendle Wavelengths, extends its offering to meet demand
40. Market research: Defying the slowdown
Themis Kokolokakis outlines the growth forecasts and future opportunities for the health and fitness sector
42. CV equipment: Shaping up for the future
What are the factors influencing research and development in the area of CV equipment?
46. Local leisure: What's the future for local authority leisure?
Our expert panel shares its thoughts following the spending review
50. Social media: What's in it for you?
A look at the opportunities presented by social media, and ways in which it can be integrated with club management systems
55. Kids' fitness: Child healthcare or just childcare?
How can operators get better at delivering kids' fitness?
59. Project round-up: Project profiles
A round-up of some of the exciting projects from the past year
64. Vibration training: Movers & shakers
Is vibration technology really as powerful as it claims? Kath Hudson looks at some of the latest research
68. Event review: Protecting your assets
David Minton reports from the recent Health and Productivity Forum
70. Special populations: Exercise in pregnancy - the facts
We round up some of the latest scientific thinking concerning exercise for mums-to-be
74. Event preview: Turning 30
IHRSA celebrates its 30th birthday in 2011. We look ahead to the Annual International Convention & Trade Show, which takes place next month
76. fitness-kit.net special: Promotional products
News from Life Fitness, D2F, First Editions and Innovations 4 Leisure
77. Research round-up: Dream diet
Dieters can lose more fat by getting a good night's sleep. We report
83. Lightweights: Its's party time in Budapest
Head to Budapest's spas for a party, and indulge in a new cocoa-based drink that fights wrinkles
1 - 40 of 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Tennis pro Marcus Willis to speak at active-net 2020
Professional tennis player, Marcus Willis, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at active-net 2020, which takes place this month.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Xn Leisure Systems Ltd
Xn Leisure is a provider of cutting-edge health and fitness software, offering exceptional service to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MiE FitQuest
FitQuest (MiE Medical Research) are specialists in the field of human performance measurement. We have ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Fitness equipment
Physical Company Ltd: Fitness equipment
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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