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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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Features
Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is hot right now, with more people attracted to its cited benefits, from reduced recovery time to improved sleep quality. Operators offering this chilly experience give us their advice
Features
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
Features
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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
Features
Supplier showcase

Precor and Matrix share their latest operator case studies
Features
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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
Features
Active ageing
The 2019 Moving Communities report highlighted that the silver pound could drive significant growth in public leisure. Operators are capitalising on this potential revenue stream, but uptake is slow. Utku Topraksevten investigates
Features
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A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
Features
People
HCM people

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
People
HCM people

José Teixeira

SC Fitness, Portugal: head of customer experience
People often assume that those who pay more stay longer, but we don’t see this. What we see is that if you have PT you stay longer because you use more, not because you pay more
People
Boxing training can be transferred onto any other sport, as it helps mindset, agility, power, recovery, fitness and strength
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
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: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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

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 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Not all functional training areas are created equal
In the last few years, the rise in popularity of functional training has been significant and operators are providing more space for functional training, both on the gym floor and in group training and studio settings.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Does your fitness studio contain the cure to 21st-century living?
What’s the secret ingredient that makes a live group fitness experience so powerful? And how can clubs unlock it?
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: Myzone Group Ltd
At Myzone we reward Effort to solve the pervasive problem of ‘diminishing motivation within exercisers’ ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EMD UK
EMD UK is the national governing body for group exercise. Funded by Sport England, EMD ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
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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