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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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A significant proportion of leisure facilities in England have not reopened since lockdown measures were ...
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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has paid a surprise visit to a branch of The Gym ...
Features
FIBO Awards
Although the show has been rescheduled, the six winners of the FIBO Innovation and Trend Awards 2020 have still been announced. We take a look at the companies whose developments help motivate people to live healthier lives
Features
US stats
New research from the US shows Millennials and Gen Z may be slow to return to gyms, while women are more hesitant than men. Club Intel’s Steve Tharrett reports
Features
Accessibility
Sport England has teamed up with 15 health and social care charities to find ways to support people living with 10 different health conditions to be physically active. Kath Hudson finds out more
Features
Supplier showcase
Speedflex has created a synergistic partnership with Everyone Active to deliver a new boutique concept – FORTIS Powered by Speedflex
Features
Editor's letter
The pandemic is stretching the industry to the limit and it’s a time none of us will ever forget. Moving forward, we need to make a plan to ensure we’re better prepared to represent ourselves in the corridors of power
Features
Sponsored briefing
Active IQ has partnered with leading experts at Nuffield Health who, alongside its chief medical advisor, Dr Dane Vishnubala, have created a new Level 3 Diploma in Working with People with Long-term Conditions
Features
Supplier showcase
University College Birmingham has invested in elite performance facilities for students and staff, in partnership with Matrix Fitness
Features
People
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
People
HCM people

Dan Bond

Owner, CrossFit Fort Ashton
We’d explained leading up to the lockdown that if everyone decided to freeze or cancel, then there would be a possibility of not having a gym to come back to
People
Catch-up is already happening. We’re up to 80% of the visits compared to the same day in 2019 and membership sales are up 150-200%
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
Committed to creating a fitter planet, Les Mills UK works with clubs and instructors to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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

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 127
Opinion
promotion
Data-driven businesses are some of today’s greatest global success stories, providing blueprints for success.
Opinion: Up your ‘data game’ to successfully relaunch your fitness business
Opinion
promotion
Evidence suggests that over many years personal trainers have been forced to leave the fitness industry because employment patterns are erratic, earnings are inconsistent and it is difficult to build up value needed to secure an appropriate lifestyle.
Opinion: Personal trainers need support as employment opportunities diminish: FREE on-demand webinar
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The rise of the training pod
Belfast based gym equipment manufacturer BLK BOX designs, engineers and fabricates a range of rigs for the most elite, performance-driven organisations globally.
Video Gallery
Technogym mywellness app
Technogym
Improve your training experience. All your data in a single app. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Les Mills UK
Committed to creating a fitter planet, Les Mills UK works with clubs and instructors to ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Fitness equipment
TRX Training: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Waltham Abbey, Essex
Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
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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