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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 9
3. Editor's letter: An olympic legacy
The fitness industry needs to clearly state its ambitions, and strategy, for an Olympic Legacy, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
A collaborative approach is needed to address child obesity, states Harry Macmillan, CEO of MEND
10. News: News round-up
Cancer patients could gain significant benefits from exercise, the government's new Behaviour Change report is published, and ActiveGraduate website launches
18. News: International news
Norwegian budget chain EVO opens four new clubs and Anytime Fitness enters the Netherlands
20. News: People news
Les Mills appoints Steven Renata
22. News: Ihrsa update
Fausto di Giulio, of the Italian Fitness Federation, reports on medical fitness in the Italian market
24. News: Fia update
CEO David Stalker on the FIA's work with EHFA to assess the problem of doping in the fitness industry
26. News: Competitive edge
A fancy dress Halloween run, the Manchester Marathon returns, or sign up for an Arctic adventure
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and SIBEC North America this month, plus IHRSA Europe takes place in October
28. Everyone's talking about... : Level 4s
Are these qualifications our ticket to credibility with the medical sector? We ask the experts
30. Interview: Scott Lloyd
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about international expansion plans, management contracts, and a constantly evolving product portfolio
36. New Opening: Pod life
Kay Glover reports on The Pods, a groundbreaking new eco-friendly leisure centre in Scunthorpe
40. Boxing and combat sports: Making an impact
Want to introduce combat training at your facility, but not sure where to start? We take a look at the options available to operators
44. Green initiatives: Green fingers
Rob Lambe, managing director of Willmott Dixon Re-thinking, offers his advice to operators looking to boost their green credentials - including an overview of some of the latest eco-friendly innovations
48. Disability fitness: All inclusive
How can operators improve their accessibility to appeal to disabled members? We showcase some best practice examples
54. Industry research: Growth potential
Senior leisure analyst Michael Oliver summarises Mintel's latest report on health and fitness clubs in the UK, and suggests ways in which operators might grow their market
58. Group exercise: Strike a pose
What makes for a successful yoga offering? Our panel of experts offer their advice
63. fitness-kit.net special: Lockers
Add some colour to your changing rooms with Prospec and Venesta's new locker ranges, or with Codelocks eyecatching digital locks. Plus mini lockers from Skirmett
67. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Trixter's Xdream bikes are installed at the new Third Space, Technogym fits out Simply Gym in Swansea, and Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre teams up with Life Fitness
73. fitness-kit.net: Product round-up
Including new training courses from Optimal and Boxercise, a university installation for Gen3 Kinematics, and new launches from Ridgeway
78. Show preview: Leisure Industry Week
We offer a preview of what's coming up at Leisure Industry Week this month, including seminars, keynote speakers and CPD masterclasses
86. LIW: Exhibitor news
An update from some of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services at this year's LIW
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Features
Supplier showcase
Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
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Legend Leisure Services has delivered an elegant website solution for ANGUSalive
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Cycling
In last month’s issue we grilled operators about what makes the best indoor cycling class, and they agreed instructors play a crucial part in the overall class experience. Now we’re asking the experts on the frontline for their thoughts on what makes indoor cycling such a phenomenon
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Thought leaders
Equinox and SoulCycle became mired in controversy recently, when the CEO and majority shareholder of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for President Trump’s re-election. What's the way forward for these brands and what can we learn from this furore? Kath Hudson asks the thought leaders
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If you think of school leavers when you think of apprentices, think again. Apprenticeships are far from limited to career starters, with new generation programmes tailor-made to bring out the best in accomplished managers
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TVS Group is one of the leading suppliers of flooring and surfaces for gym, sports and play environments. We take a look at what's behind this company's success
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Exercises, workload, work/rest ratio and pace have been defined and integrated into personalised programmes
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People
you can never sit back and say ‘yeah, we’ve got it now, it’s all sorted’. With each change of government, each change of minister, you have to keep working on those relationships
People
people are together on the climbing walls, cheering each other on, coaching each other, interacting, laughing and enjoying each other’s company. It’s a completely different environment from anything I’ve ever seen
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Gita Sjahrir

Founder, R-FITNESS
We became the first boutique fitness brand in all of Southeast Asia to ever raise venture capital backing. This was positive for the industry as it signalled that the industry had growth potential
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
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
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates

Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 9
3. Editor's letter: An olympic legacy
The fitness industry needs to clearly state its ambitions, and strategy, for an Olympic Legacy, says Kate Cracknell
8. Letters: Write to reply
A collaborative approach is needed to address child obesity, states Harry Macmillan, CEO of MEND
10. News: News round-up
Cancer patients could gain significant benefits from exercise, the government's new Behaviour Change report is published, and ActiveGraduate website launches
18. News: International news
Norwegian budget chain EVO opens four new clubs and Anytime Fitness enters the Netherlands
20. News: People news
Les Mills appoints Steven Renata
22. News: Ihrsa update
Fausto di Giulio, of the Italian Fitness Federation, reports on medical fitness in the Italian market
24. News: Fia update
CEO David Stalker on the FIA's work with EHFA to assess the problem of doping in the fitness industry
26. News: Competitive edge
A fancy dress Halloween run, the Manchester Marathon returns, or sign up for an Arctic adventure
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and SIBEC North America this month, plus IHRSA Europe takes place in October
28. Everyone's talking about... : Level 4s
Are these qualifications our ticket to credibility with the medical sector? We ask the experts
30. Interview: Scott Lloyd
The CEO of David Lloyd Leisure talks to Kate Cracknell about international expansion plans, management contracts, and a constantly evolving product portfolio
36. New Opening: Pod life
Kay Glover reports on The Pods, a groundbreaking new eco-friendly leisure centre in Scunthorpe
40. Boxing and combat sports: Making an impact
Want to introduce combat training at your facility, but not sure where to start? We take a look at the options available to operators
44. Green initiatives: Green fingers
Rob Lambe, managing director of Willmott Dixon Re-thinking, offers his advice to operators looking to boost their green credentials - including an overview of some of the latest eco-friendly innovations
48. Disability fitness: All inclusive
How can operators improve their accessibility to appeal to disabled members? We showcase some best practice examples
54. Industry research: Growth potential
Senior leisure analyst Michael Oliver summarises Mintel's latest report on health and fitness clubs in the UK, and suggests ways in which operators might grow their market
58. Group exercise: Strike a pose
What makes for a successful yoga offering? Our panel of experts offer their advice
63. fitness-kit.net special: Lockers
Add some colour to your changing rooms with Prospec and Venesta's new locker ranges, or with Codelocks eyecatching digital locks. Plus mini lockers from Skirmett
67. Project profiles: Supplier showcase
Trixter's Xdream bikes are installed at the new Third Space, Technogym fits out Simply Gym in Swansea, and Bisham Abbey National Sports Centre teams up with Life Fitness
73. fitness-kit.net: Product round-up
Including new training courses from Optimal and Boxercise, a university installation for Gen3 Kinematics, and new launches from Ridgeway
78. Show preview: Leisure Industry Week
We offer a preview of what's coming up at Leisure Industry Week this month, including seminars, keynote speakers and CPD masterclasses
86. LIW: Exhibitor news
An update from some of the exhibitors showcasing their products and services at this year's LIW
1 - 40 of 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Wattbike Studio makes lasting impact on business at Holme Pierrepont
Since installing its new Wattbike indoor cycling studio last year, Holme Pierrepont Country Park, a Serco Leisure site that’s the home of the National Water Sports Centre, has seen a significant increase in cycle studio usage.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: RLSS UK - First choice for all aquatic rescue, pool management, first aid qualifications and training
The Royal Life Saving Society UK (RLSS UK) is proud to be the industry leader in water-related safety qualifications and training. More than 40,000 pool lifeguards qualify with an RLSS UK National Pool Lifeguard Qualification (NPLQ) every year.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: EXF Fitness
EXF offer so much more than modular systems and pick and mix installations, they don’t ...
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
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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