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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 8
3. Editor's letter: Activity guidelines
Kate Cracknell gives an overview of the latest physical activity guidelines from the UK's chief medical officers
6. Letters: Write to reply
We must challenge body image anxiety to get more people active, says Rosi Prescott of Central YMCA
8. News: News round-up
Fitness First launches Klick Fitness, and FLAME winners are announced
16. News: International news
Anytime Fitness expands in Mexico, Gold's Gym unveils Middle East plans, and UFC opens in Hawaii
18. News: People news
Shoulders joins Retention Management, and Leveque joins CFM
20. News: Ihrsa update
Advice on employees' use of social media, and a snapshot of the findings from the IHRSA Global 25 report
24. News: Fia update
The new FIA Research Institute launches at Greenwich University
26. News: Competitive edge
Do a freefall, cycle in French wine country or go for a walk in vintage fashion - all for charity
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and the BASES Annual Conference
28. Everyone's talking about...: Paying for parks
Should personal trainers have to pay to use public outdoor spaces when they train their clients?
30. Interview: Mark Sesnan
The MD of leisure trust GLL talks about diversifying the brand, the problem with procurement, and seizing the opportunity presented by the 2012 Olympics
36. Indoor cycling: Money spinner
How can operators maximise the ROI from their indoor cycling offering? We ask the experts
40. Sports conditioning: Staying on top
With elite athletes now competing into their 40s and even 50s, we take a look at their conditioning needs
43. Pilates: Pure versus applied
Should pilates only ever be taught as Joseph Pilates designed it, or is there scope for it to evolve?
48. Resistance training: Getting to grips with resistance equipment
Details of recent launches across the different categories of resistance kit
52. Fitness franchises: Into India
The second of a two-part series on international franchises entering the Indian market: Snap Fitness, Vivafit, Holmes Place and Anytime Fitness
57. Health club spa: Raising the spa
The Corinthia Hotel London opened last month, including a brand new integrated spa and fitness concept: ESPA Life. Kay Glover pays a visit
60. Health club spa: Body of evidence
New research suggests that just one massage can bring about significant physiological changes
61. Health club spa: Spa news
The Rooms opens at The Albany, and a new vision for The Malvern
62. Health club spa: Starting young
Could operators in the UK learn from their European counterparts and introduce a kids-only spa offering? Kath Hudson reports
66. Health club spa : Local luxury
Julie Cramer talks to the team behind Inside Spa following a new extension designed to meet demand at the public sector spa
72. fitness-kit.net: Special Vibration training
A new distributor for Vibrogym, and Power Plate previews its powerBIKE
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
Cybex equips the new fitness facilities at the University of Bristol, and STOTT PILATES launches new specialist training courses
78. fitness-kit.net: Special Product round-up
Myride v3.0 launches in the UK, and MyoTruk heads to France
83. Lightweights: Olive oil treatments in Greece
The Grace Mykonos hotel in Greece has launched three quirky new spa treatments in preparation for visitors this summer
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Features
Reopening
David Lloyd Leisure has launched a raft of outdoor classes, including an enhanced role for its Battlebox concept, as Liz Terry reports
Features
Statistics
More than 65,000 people responded to a survey designed to gauge what members want and expect from the sector after lockdown, as Leisure-net’s Dave Monkhouse reports
Features
Opinion
The over-70s were treated as one homogenous group during the lockdown and advised to shield. Colin Milner, founder and CEO of the International Council on Active Aging says this is leading to an increase in ageism that the industry must fight to overcome
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
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feature
As the health and fitness industry gears up for reopening, Caroline Constantine, MD of Right Directions, shares critical guidance about safe operating procedures
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Supplier showcase
Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
Features
People
We have one club in Madrid with 27,500 customers and 20,000 people on a two year waiting list
People
HCM people

Aaron Smith

Founder, KX Pilates
‘KX’ stands for ‘the Kaizen Experience’, which means ‘change for the better’ in Japanese. It’s a philosophy that focuses on continuous improvement. We’re always seeking to improve, not only as a company but as individuals
People
HCM people

Jo Smallwood

general manager, Oldham Leisure Centre
We saw the opportunity to initiate new partnerships with the Oldham Foodbank to help local residents during the COVID-19 crisis. We can’t serve our community in the way we would usually do, so we’ve moved resources to help where people need us most
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Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
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Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
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SpaBooker: Spa software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
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Derby City Council
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21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
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22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
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17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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03-06 Nov 2020
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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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03-04 Mar 2021
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
03-06 Jun 2021
Expo Centre & Riviera di Rimini, Italy
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16-17 Jun 2021
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
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Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 8
3. Editor's letter: Activity guidelines
Kate Cracknell gives an overview of the latest physical activity guidelines from the UK's chief medical officers
6. Letters: Write to reply
We must challenge body image anxiety to get more people active, says Rosi Prescott of Central YMCA
8. News: News round-up
Fitness First launches Klick Fitness, and FLAME winners are announced
16. News: International news
Anytime Fitness expands in Mexico, Gold's Gym unveils Middle East plans, and UFC opens in Hawaii
18. News: People news
Shoulders joins Retention Management, and Leveque joins CFM
20. News: Ihrsa update
Advice on employees' use of social media, and a snapshot of the findings from the IHRSA Global 25 report
24. News: Fia update
The new FIA Research Institute launches at Greenwich University
26. News: Competitive edge
Do a freefall, cycle in French wine country or go for a walk in vintage fashion - all for charity
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and the BASES Annual Conference
28. Everyone's talking about...: Paying for parks
Should personal trainers have to pay to use public outdoor spaces when they train their clients?
30. Interview: Mark Sesnan
The MD of leisure trust GLL talks about diversifying the brand, the problem with procurement, and seizing the opportunity presented by the 2012 Olympics
36. Indoor cycling: Money spinner
How can operators maximise the ROI from their indoor cycling offering? We ask the experts
40. Sports conditioning: Staying on top
With elite athletes now competing into their 40s and even 50s, we take a look at their conditioning needs
43. Pilates: Pure versus applied
Should pilates only ever be taught as Joseph Pilates designed it, or is there scope for it to evolve?
48. Resistance training: Getting to grips with resistance equipment
Details of recent launches across the different categories of resistance kit
52. Fitness franchises: Into India
The second of a two-part series on international franchises entering the Indian market: Snap Fitness, Vivafit, Holmes Place and Anytime Fitness
57. Health club spa: Raising the spa
The Corinthia Hotel London opened last month, including a brand new integrated spa and fitness concept: ESPA Life. Kay Glover pays a visit
60. Health club spa: Body of evidence
New research suggests that just one massage can bring about significant physiological changes
61. Health club spa: Spa news
The Rooms opens at The Albany, and a new vision for The Malvern
62. Health club spa: Starting young
Could operators in the UK learn from their European counterparts and introduce a kids-only spa offering? Kath Hudson reports
66. Health club spa : Local luxury
Julie Cramer talks to the team behind Inside Spa following a new extension designed to meet demand at the public sector spa
72. fitness-kit.net: Special Vibration training
A new distributor for Vibrogym, and Power Plate previews its powerBIKE
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
Cybex equips the new fitness facilities at the University of Bristol, and STOTT PILATES launches new specialist training courses
78. fitness-kit.net: Special Product round-up
Myride v3.0 launches in the UK, and MyoTruk heads to France
83. Lightweights: Olive oil treatments in Greece
The Grace Mykonos hotel in Greece has launched three quirky new spa treatments in preparation for visitors this summer
1 - 40 of 126
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Let's get restarted: Physical Company offers advice on keeping gym members safe
As countries around the world gear up to relax their lockdown rules, there remains a question mark over gyms and studios, which in many markets will be one of the last sectors to be given the green light.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Life Fitness
Through our Life Fitness Solutions Partners, we can deliver design and build services, finance solutions, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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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