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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
Editor's letter
We must come out of COVID with a new mantle, forged by the challenges we’ve faced. It’s time to invest in getting some real clout
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
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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
Strength
Fitness enthusiasts are on the hunt for new ways to elevate their workouts. Fusion fitness is fitting the bill by making strength training more accessible
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Supplier showcase
University College Birmingham has invested in elite performance facilities for students and staff, in partnership with Matrix Fitness
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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
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Supplier showcase
Speedflex has created a synergistic partnership with Everyone Active to deliver a new boutique concept – FORTIS Powered by Speedflex
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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%
People
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
People
During lockdown, 40% of all spend on live streamed and pre-recorded workouts went to businesses those individuals had never physically visited
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
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
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: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
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

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 127
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
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
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dormy House enhances premium facilities with fully connected fitness suite
Dormy House, a luxurious boutique hotel and spa in the heart of the Cotswolds, has expanded its premium offer with the refurbishment of its two fitness suites, incorporating the latest, fully connected gym equipment from Matrix Fitness.
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: Bungee Super Fly
We have developed our own Bungee harness and cords with CE certificate....
Company profiles
Company profile: Harlands Group
Harlands Group is the leading provider of membership management services to leisure operators, processing over ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Software
Volution.fit: Software
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Independent service & maintenance
Servicesport UK Limited: Independent service & maintenance
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
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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