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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 5
3. Editor's letter: A new partnership
A new partnership with IHRSA will drive an increasingly European perspective in Health Club Management, says Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
Training remains a disappointingly low priority among operators, according to Total Gym's Michael Steel
8. News: News round-up
easyGym set to open this summer, Virgin Active to acquire Esporta, and GLL and Nuffield Health join forces
14. News: International news
Budget operator Fresh Fitness opens a third Danish site and Barcelonabased DiR opens its first medical facility, plus a makeover for SATS
16. News: People news
The FIA announces the appointment of David Stalker as its CEO
18. News: Ihrsa update
John Holsinger, director of IHRSA Asia Pacific, examines the impact of recent natural disasters on the local fitness industries
22. News: Fia update
David Stalker reports on the FIA's new initiative, targeting shift workers to help fill off-peak gym capacity
24. News: Competitive edge
Host a Gym for Heroes challenge, discover your local historic churches and a family run in London
25. Diary: Diary dates
BodyPower and SIBEC UK take place this month, and FLAME is coming up in July
26. Everyone's talking about...: Segmentation
Is now the time to reach new markets by creating sub-brands?
28. Interview: John Oxley
The MD of Active Nation talks to Kate Cracknell about what it means to be a true campaigning charity
34. Functional zones: In the zone
Kate Cracknell takes an in-depth look at the trend towards functional training zones in gyms
39. Q & A: Piers Slater
Kath Hudson talks to the creator of London's new commuter gym, the H2 Bike Run in Soho
42. Outdoor fitness: The great outdoors
Could your club attract more members and revenue by offering outdoor programming? Our experts share their thoughts
46. Sports conditioning: Serving for success
The latest in our sports conditioning series, we find out how clubs can replicate professional tennis training
50. NPS survery: Moving on up
The results of the first Net Promoter Score survey, plus advice on ways to improve your score
52. Weight management: Weighing up the options
Abigail Harris looks at the options for clubs wanting to sell weight management schemes and nutritional products in the run-up to summer
57. fitness-kit.net: Ihrsa launches
Four pages of new equipment, software and programming from this year's IHRSA Annual Convention and Trade Show, including new launches from Precor, TRX, Technogym, Life Fitness and Les Mills
62. Event review: Turning 30
As IHRSA celebrates its 30th year, we ask delegates to give their feedback on this year's trade show, including the show floor and keynotes
66. Q & A: Emma Dixon
Virgin Active's national spa manager on creating a high-value spa offering
69. Health club spa: Time for a change
A look at the design considerations for health club spa changing rooms
72. Health club spa: Spa news
The Mere Golf Resort and Spa opens in Cheshire and a new dance workshop launches at The Andaman
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
The launch of MYZONE, plus Pulse's impressive new soccer complex
83. Health club spa: Lightweights
An award-winning spa designed to look like bubbles in a champagne glass, and Tesco ventures into beauty
1 - 40 of 129
Latest News
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The UK government's 'Rule of Six' has come into force in physical activity facilities today ...
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The UK's physical activity sector has come together to get millions of people active during ...
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A study by Rutgers University has suggested that it could be possible to predict which ...
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Health club and gyms operators in California are suing state governor Gavin Newsom in an ...
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The Global Wellness Summit (GWS) has announced the appointment of C. Victor Brick, CEO of ...
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More than 100 sport and physical activity bodies have sent a letter to UK Prime ...
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Gyms in the UK are continuing to successfully control COVID-19 transmisssion, according to the latest ...
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
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
Supplier showcase
Sporteve has enhanced its in-club digital experience by working with Funxtion to install multiscreens to power the member experience
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
Research
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
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
People
We have a very mixed demographic, which is something people said would never happen. Someone who earns a minimum wage can be training and socialising alongside a billionaire
People
HCM people

Luca Maggiora

Co-founder, House of Wisdom
People think making a change is easy and fast, but that isn’t true. It’s hard and it takes time
People
As you approach each studio, there’s an area of transition, setting the tone as you move from one space into another, recalibrating your senses. I call it Layers of Wow
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: Myzone kicks off #WorkOutToHelpOut campaign
In response to the UK government’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme, Myzone has launched the Work Out To Help Out campaign.
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: BLK BOX
The BLK BOX product range is built for athletes by athletes, includes modular storage systems, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
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

Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 5
3. Editor's letter: A new partnership
A new partnership with IHRSA will drive an increasingly European perspective in Health Club Management, says Kate Cracknell
6. Letters: Write to reply
Training remains a disappointingly low priority among operators, according to Total Gym's Michael Steel
8. News: News round-up
easyGym set to open this summer, Virgin Active to acquire Esporta, and GLL and Nuffield Health join forces
14. News: International news
Budget operator Fresh Fitness opens a third Danish site and Barcelonabased DiR opens its first medical facility, plus a makeover for SATS
16. News: People news
The FIA announces the appointment of David Stalker as its CEO
18. News: Ihrsa update
John Holsinger, director of IHRSA Asia Pacific, examines the impact of recent natural disasters on the local fitness industries
22. News: Fia update
David Stalker reports on the FIA's new initiative, targeting shift workers to help fill off-peak gym capacity
24. News: Competitive edge
Host a Gym for Heroes challenge, discover your local historic churches and a family run in London
25. Diary: Diary dates
BodyPower and SIBEC UK take place this month, and FLAME is coming up in July
26. Everyone's talking about...: Segmentation
Is now the time to reach new markets by creating sub-brands?
28. Interview: John Oxley
The MD of Active Nation talks to Kate Cracknell about what it means to be a true campaigning charity
34. Functional zones: In the zone
Kate Cracknell takes an in-depth look at the trend towards functional training zones in gyms
39. Q & A: Piers Slater
Kath Hudson talks to the creator of London's new commuter gym, the H2 Bike Run in Soho
42. Outdoor fitness: The great outdoors
Could your club attract more members and revenue by offering outdoor programming? Our experts share their thoughts
46. Sports conditioning: Serving for success
The latest in our sports conditioning series, we find out how clubs can replicate professional tennis training
50. NPS survery: Moving on up
The results of the first Net Promoter Score survey, plus advice on ways to improve your score
52. Weight management: Weighing up the options
Abigail Harris looks at the options for clubs wanting to sell weight management schemes and nutritional products in the run-up to summer
57. fitness-kit.net: Ihrsa launches
Four pages of new equipment, software and programming from this year's IHRSA Annual Convention and Trade Show, including new launches from Precor, TRX, Technogym, Life Fitness and Les Mills
62. Event review: Turning 30
As IHRSA celebrates its 30th year, we ask delegates to give their feedback on this year's trade show, including the show floor and keynotes
66. Q & A: Emma Dixon
Virgin Active's national spa manager on creating a high-value spa offering
69. Health club spa: Time for a change
A look at the design considerations for health club spa changing rooms
72. Health club spa: Spa news
The Mere Golf Resort and Spa opens in Cheshire and a new dance workshop launches at The Andaman
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
The launch of MYZONE, plus Pulse's impressive new soccer complex
83. Health club spa: Lightweights
An award-winning spa designed to look like bubbles in a champagne glass, and Tesco ventures into beauty
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: Myzone kicks off #WorkOutToHelpOut campaign
In response to the UK government’s Eat Out To Help Out scheme, Myzone has launched the Work Out To Help Out campaign.
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: BLK BOX
The BLK BOX product range is built for athletes by athletes, includes modular storage systems, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Octane Fitness
A global innovator of high-performance fitness equipment, Octane Fitness, a Nautilus, Inc. brand, continually redefines ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
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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