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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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Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
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Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
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As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
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Click on a catalogue to view it online
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Management software
GymSales: Management software
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Member access schemes
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Trade associations
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Flooring
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Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: TVS Group
The TVS Group supply and install sports and fitness flooring to a wide range of ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Craftsman Quality Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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