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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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Policy
CIMSPA and UK Coaching are combining REPs and the CIMSPA Exercise and Fitness Directory. Tara Dillon, CEO of CIMSPA and Mark Gannon, CEO of UK Coaching, explain what it means for exercise professionals and employers
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HCM research
Researchers say obesity ‘should be considered as premature ageing’, with some negative effects on the immune system being permanent and not reversible by weight loss
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New Opening
Dubbed Ireland’s priciest health club, the new Eden One in Dublin fuses fitness and wellness with a boutique vibe. MD Charlie Bourne explains the vision
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Body scanning
Body scanning has become a major fitness trend, offering both operators and members alike insight into their body composition, muscle mass and fat percentage. Operators offering body scanning share their experiences
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HCM people

Ed Stanbury

BLOK: CEO and co-founder
Although we’re now ambitious about creating a global lifestyle brand, initially there wasn’t a grand masterplan – we just thought it would be fun to open a local gym and that has spiralled...
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Adala Bolto

Founder, ZADI Training
I saw the need to create a bespoke, female-specific and results-driven boutique offering that was on-trend as well as being sexy and backed by exercise science when it came to getting results
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It’s no mistake that many successful boutiques have a baller brand strategist sitting at their core
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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 124
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: ZIVA & Physical Company: A new partnership to meet all needs
Physical Company and ZIVA have announced a new distribution partnership that will see Physical Company become the exclusive UK distributor of ZIVA's commercial products.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Tennis pro Marcus Willis to speak at active-net 2020
Professional tennis player, Marcus Willis, has been announced as the after-dinner speaker at active-net 2020, which takes place this month.
Opinion
promotion
The modern training gym champions functional fitness in a small group personal training model, with a premium service experience at its heart
Opinion: Overcome membership attrition with this surprising new industry trend: the modern training gym
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
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Company profile: Proinsight Research Ltd
We take time at the outset to understand your unique customer journey. Then we work ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise equipment
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Direct debit solutions
Harlands Group: Direct debit solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
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
13 Jun 2020
Worldwide, Various,
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
06-07 Jul 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
30-31 Oct 2020
NEC, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
27-28 Nov 2020
Athena, Leicester, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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