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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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How many of your members pound the treadmill with poor technique, risking injury and hating every leaden-legged second of it? It doesn’t have to be this way according to Danny Dreyer, founder of ChiRunning, who says he can turn anyone into a runner. Kath Hudson discovers how
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Corporate wellness is getting on to the agenda of a growing number of companies, who appreciate the fact their employees are their number one asset. Kath Hudson reports
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Retreats are where boutique fitness is at in 2020. High-end operators are now designing packages to take their communities to inspiring locations, in order to escape everyday life and immerse themselves in exercise, mindfulness and relaxation. Kath Hudson reports
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We talk to two high-end operators who've established a valuable USP by offering EMS training
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As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
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When you hear the words ‘artificial intelligence’, do you think of talking computers and helpful androids? Think again. We find out how AI can be used in fitness
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Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year.
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Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
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21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
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28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
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29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
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20 Feb 2020
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Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
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NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
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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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: WEXO: The definitive cross training solution
A new cross training concept has arrived, offering weightlifting, athletic, metabolic, and functional exercises in a circuit format.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Your personal invite to SPATEX 2020
Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year.
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Power Plate
Power Plate is a vibrating platform that enhances any movement to help you prepare faster, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-23 Jan 2020
Harrogate Convention Centre, Harrogate, United Kingdom
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
Diary dates
19-24 Apr 2020
tbc, Beijing, China
Diary dates
04 Jun 2020
Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel & Country Club, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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