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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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Features
Talking point
Gym operators in the UK can now open on the high street, without planning permission, thanks to changes in legislation. What impact will this have on the industry? Kath Hudson reports
Features
Editor's letter
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
Features
Supplier showcase
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
Features
Insight
As the physical activity and sports sector unites to fight its corner in making a case for government investment, Sport England has commissioned a research study to prove the economic value of activity, giving weight to the argument. Tom Walker reports
Features
Research
Five months after the start of lockdown, Leisure-net did a survey to gauge how public sector operators and industry suppliers are faring
Features
Body scanning
COVID-19 is driving huge consumer interest in health, creating the opportunity for operators (with the right kit) to offer body scanning and analysis. We look at some of the top options
Features
Sponsored briefing
Welcome to the world of creative fitness, where exercise and fun merge to change the way we train. Technogym is here to inspire you to offer members the best workouts and experience, making sure they have a great time
Features
People
Our pre-sale deal is AED99 a month and if you join up on that rate you keep it for a lifetime
People
People in Club V trust me and I want to do the best for them and help them progress
People
The future of our industry is as a ‘national health service’ – we can’t dance around these conversations – if we’re serious about being closer to health agencies, that needs change and commitment
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: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Xn Leisure advises on virtual memberships and how operators can move memberships online
According to software solutions provider, Xn Leisure, the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has made it more important than ever to pull out all the stops to keep members active and engaged and your profits healthy.
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A new Zone is here
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A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
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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 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: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Xn Leisure advises on virtual memberships and how operators can move memberships online
According to software solutions provider, Xn Leisure, the uncertainty surrounding COVID-19 has made it more important than ever to pull out all the stops to keep members active and engaged and your profits healthy.
Video Gallery
A new Zone is here
MyZone Group Ltd
A new zone is here for your club, for your members and for you. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Premier Software Solutions Ltd
Premier Software was founded in 1994 and has proven experience developing business management solutions specifically ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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
07 Oct 2020
Online, Singapore, Singapore
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
03-06 Nov 2020
Online,
Diary dates
17 Nov 2020
Loughborough University, Loughborough, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
02-04 Feb 2021
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, 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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