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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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2012 issue 1
3. Editor's letter: Participation goals
Kate Cracknell asks whether the governmental U-turn on Olympic Legacy targets should affect our own ambitions in this area
6. Letters:
Charging PTs to use parks has been easy to regulate in Hammersmith, says James Budkiewicz
10. News round-up:
New retention report to be published this year, and DLL opens its flagship Farnham club
16. International news:
VivaFit launches its first club in Uruguay, and a new owner for Barcelona's airport gym
18. People news:
The FIA announces its new board, and BISL has a new chair and CEO
20. IHRSA update:
A report from October's IHRSA European Congress, and an overview of industry events during the autumn of 2011
24. FIA update:
David Stalker reports on a busy fortnight with the Vanguard Group
26. Competitive edge:
The Solar Eclipse marathon in Australia, and climbing The Gherkin
28. Diary dates:
Our annual preview of exhibitions, conferences and events taking place for the health, fitness and wellbeing industry throughout 2012
34. Everyone's talking about...: 2012 predictions
What will the Olympic year have in store for the fitness industry? We ask our panel of experts
36. Interview : Alfonso Jimenez
The head of the Centre for Sports Science and Human Performance at the University of Greenwich, and chair of EHFA's Standards Council, talks to Kate Cracknell about setting standards, providing evidence, and the public health agenda
41. Functional training: Fully functional
We ask our expert panel how operators can make the most of their functional fitness areas
44. Functional product round-up:
New product launches in the area of functional fitness
46. Retention series: Mapping the journey
In the second part of his series, Stuart Dyson offers advice on how operators can put member experience at the very heart of what they do
50. Sports conditioning: Tapping into triathlon
Nicola Joyce looks at how health clubs can introduce successful triathlon training in their facilities, and with it potentially create a new revenue stream
54. Eating disorders: Mental first aid
Debbie Lawrence considers how operators can play their part in understanding and helping members suffering from an eating disorder
58. UN report: A timely investment
FIA CEO David Stalker reports on September's UN meeting on non-communicable diseases, and the role of activity in addressing the issue
60. fitness-kit.net : Product round-up
New boxing gloves from York, KLAFS' Lounge Q sauna, a range of pilates products from APPI, and 222 Sports launches Swimtag
62. Heart rate training: Finger on the pulse
Heart rate training can significantly improve the effectiveness of workouts. But are your members aware of this, and are you profiting from the latest technology?
67. Nutritional products: Appliance of science
Kate Cracknell reviews the research behind some of the nutritional products on the market
70. SIBEC review: Ask the experts
A summary of discussions at SIBEC Europe, which looked at the key issues facing the sector today
73. Supplier showcase:
Projects from Precor by Inspirit, Skirmett Washrooms and MYZONE
83. Lightweights :
A 'talking plate' that could help in the battle against obesity, and how about a spot of toe wrestling?
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Research
45 per cent of gym goers have increased their attendance since 2016
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Promotional feature
Extracurricular activities are key to keeping students physically and mentally healthy. Working with Legend, the universities of Nottingham and Bristol are working to improve the user experience of their facilities to increase student participation
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Gen Z
Gen Z has come of age, and is engaging with fitness in new ways. We look at how health clubs can appeal to this young, tech-savvy and value-conscious age group
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Flooring
Thanks to the rise in popularity of functional zones, there’s been an increased call for turf. We take a look at some of the turf products being installed
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FIBO China
Jak Phillips went to FIBO China and filed this report
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Talking point
Personal trainers play a key role in the gym environment, helping members to achieve their fitness goals. But are the current training models allowing them to do this in the best possible way? Or could they be doing more? We ask our panel of experts
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HCM people

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Jimmy had the brilliant idea to put the logos of all of the current cycling brands in and around NYC onto a piece of paper and we handed it to the investor at the end of our presentation. Then we handed a blank piece of paper and referenced that this was the current number of cool fitness concepts in the world and how we would like the investor to help us fill that page. A day later he wrote us a cheque
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Taking on BMF wasn’t without its risks: it might seem a simple model, but it’s actually a tough business to make any serious value out of
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Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Trade associations
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Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
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Governing body
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Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
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Health Club Management magazine

2012 issue 1
3. Editor's letter: Participation goals
Kate Cracknell asks whether the governmental U-turn on Olympic Legacy targets should affect our own ambitions in this area
6. Letters:
Charging PTs to use parks has been easy to regulate in Hammersmith, says James Budkiewicz
10. News round-up:
New retention report to be published this year, and DLL opens its flagship Farnham club
16. International news:
VivaFit launches its first club in Uruguay, and a new owner for Barcelona's airport gym
18. People news:
The FIA announces its new board, and BISL has a new chair and CEO
20. IHRSA update:
A report from October's IHRSA European Congress, and an overview of industry events during the autumn of 2011
24. FIA update:
David Stalker reports on a busy fortnight with the Vanguard Group
26. Competitive edge:
The Solar Eclipse marathon in Australia, and climbing The Gherkin
28. Diary dates:
Our annual preview of exhibitions, conferences and events taking place for the health, fitness and wellbeing industry throughout 2012
34. Everyone's talking about...: 2012 predictions
What will the Olympic year have in store for the fitness industry? We ask our panel of experts
36. Interview : Alfonso Jimenez
The head of the Centre for Sports Science and Human Performance at the University of Greenwich, and chair of EHFA's Standards Council, talks to Kate Cracknell about setting standards, providing evidence, and the public health agenda
41. Functional training: Fully functional
We ask our expert panel how operators can make the most of their functional fitness areas
44. Functional product round-up:
New product launches in the area of functional fitness
46. Retention series: Mapping the journey
In the second part of his series, Stuart Dyson offers advice on how operators can put member experience at the very heart of what they do
50. Sports conditioning: Tapping into triathlon
Nicola Joyce looks at how health clubs can introduce successful triathlon training in their facilities, and with it potentially create a new revenue stream
54. Eating disorders: Mental first aid
Debbie Lawrence considers how operators can play their part in understanding and helping members suffering from an eating disorder
58. UN report: A timely investment
FIA CEO David Stalker reports on September's UN meeting on non-communicable diseases, and the role of activity in addressing the issue
60. fitness-kit.net : Product round-up
New boxing gloves from York, KLAFS' Lounge Q sauna, a range of pilates products from APPI, and 222 Sports launches Swimtag
62. Heart rate training: Finger on the pulse
Heart rate training can significantly improve the effectiveness of workouts. But are your members aware of this, and are you profiting from the latest technology?
67. Nutritional products: Appliance of science
Kate Cracknell reviews the research behind some of the nutritional products on the market
70. SIBEC review: Ask the experts
A summary of discussions at SIBEC Europe, which looked at the key issues facing the sector today
73. Supplier showcase:
Projects from Precor by Inspirit, Skirmett Washrooms and MYZONE
83. Lightweights :
A 'talking plate' that could help in the battle against obesity, and how about a spot of toe wrestling?
1 - 40 of 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: The secrets to designing a stand-out fitness studio
The design and construction of a group fitness or exercise studio can have a big impact on the success of your gym.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: FunXtion launch Online Coaching; helping PT’s work effectively, efficiently and increase client contact time
FunXtion has introduced its new Online Coaching Tool, an advanced platform with quality content to help personal trainers work more efficiently.
Video Gallery
Optimum Nutrition for Health and Performance.
Optimum Nutrition
Optimum Nutrition for Health and Performance is an Association for Nutrition (AfN) certified nutrition course & approved for CPD points from REPs and CIMSPA. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Eleiko
We build upon our six-decade legacy in weightlifting, fuelled by our unwavering commitment to innovation, ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Physical Company Ltd
Physical Company provides specialist fitness solutions. This includes equipment, flooring, gym design, programming and training ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Fitness equipment
Stages Cycling: Fitness equipment
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
23-26 Sep 2019
JW Marriott Turnberry Resort & Spa, Miami, United States
Diary dates
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