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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 10
5. Editor's letter: Member satisfaction
Could equipment availability be even more important than customer service for member satisfaction, asks Kate Cracknell
8. Letters:
Today's trainers must learn to be personal development coaches, says Justin Buckthorp of Prime Health
10. News round-up:
15 new clubs for Nuffield Health, DLL launches a high street PT concept, and the 2012 Health Club Award winners are announced
16. International news:
New clubs for SATS, and Sydney is the latest location for Madonna/NeV's Hard Candy Fitness
20. People news:
Dr Thomas Rieger is appointed as the new chair of EHFA's Standards Council, and Rachel Hobbs talks about working in the Olympic gym
22. IHRSA update:
IHRSA presents the latest report on the size and scope of the Latin American fitness market
26. FIA update:
Chris Beedie of the FIA Research Institute outlines its pilot study findings, and outlines plans to undertake the biggest ever study into the effectiveness of physical activity
28. Competitive edge:
A three ride through London, Amsterdam and Brusselscities cycle
29. Diary dates:
The Yoga Show takes place at London's Olympia later this month
30. Everyone's talking about…: Celebrity fitness
Is the switch in media focus from botox to the physical benefits of exercise good for our industry?
32. Interview: Hans Peter Franklin
The founder and CEO of FITLane talks to Kate Cracknell about the challenges and opportunities of operating in the south of France
38. New opening: A class apart
Aspria's latest opening in Hamburg, Germany, wows with both its facilities and its service standards. Kate Cracknell pays a visit
45. Fitness trends: HIT the gym
As part of our series on high-intensity interval training, experts offer their advice on how best to introduce HIT into your facility
50. Health & technology: Game on!
In part two of our investigation into the ‘gamification' of wellness, Rhianon Howells explores how operators can engage with the trend and looks at some fitness examples
57. Technology series: Fast forward
How can the latest technologies best be employed by operators? Jon Nasta talks to a panel of experts
62. Gym operations: Enhancing value
Can equipment availability really be the key to member satisfaction? Rory McGown talks to Kate Cracknell about his company's findings
66. Health trends: A fitter world
Amy Smyth and Radha Patel of The Futures Company look at physical activity participation worldwide
70. Winter sports: Welcoming the winter
Winter is on its way - do you have programmes in place to get members ready for winter sports?
76. Q&A: David Barton
The flamboyant New York gym guru talks to Magali Robathan about life, fitness and bankruptcy
82. Corporate wellness: Fit for work
Today's corporate wellness programmes need to be inclusive, integrated and give a return on investment. Neena Dhillon reports
86. Research round-up: The cold war
The use of meditation and exercise could greatly reduce the number of sick days taken due to colds and flu
87. Club entertainment: fitness-kit.net special
The latest technology to boost your club entertainment from AV:Activ, Zoom Media, CYBEX and Precor
89. Supplier showcase:
Recent fitness projects from CYBEX and Life Fitness are profiled
98. Lightweights:
A survey shows people are being shamed into fitness by seeing their images on Facebook
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The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
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IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
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India
Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
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Fitness expert, Matt Roberts, has chosen Pavigym’s PRAMA system to create an immersive, personalised workout experience at his new gym at The Langley hotel in Berkshire
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We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
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People
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Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
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The Life Fitness entrepreneur and ALS charity fundraiser is returning to the business that made his name
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Featured supplier: Dyaco grows UK business with new headquarters and key appointment
Following a year of strong growth, leading fitness equipment provider Dyaco has moved to a new UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, marking a significant milestone for the company.
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Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
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Health Club Management magazine

2012 issue 10
5. Editor's letter: Member satisfaction
Could equipment availability be even more important than customer service for member satisfaction, asks Kate Cracknell
8. Letters:
Today's trainers must learn to be personal development coaches, says Justin Buckthorp of Prime Health
10. News round-up:
15 new clubs for Nuffield Health, DLL launches a high street PT concept, and the 2012 Health Club Award winners are announced
16. International news:
New clubs for SATS, and Sydney is the latest location for Madonna/NeV's Hard Candy Fitness
20. People news:
Dr Thomas Rieger is appointed as the new chair of EHFA's Standards Council, and Rachel Hobbs talks about working in the Olympic gym
22. IHRSA update:
IHRSA presents the latest report on the size and scope of the Latin American fitness market
26. FIA update:
Chris Beedie of the FIA Research Institute outlines its pilot study findings, and outlines plans to undertake the biggest ever study into the effectiveness of physical activity
28. Competitive edge:
A three ride through London, Amsterdam and Brusselscities cycle
29. Diary dates:
The Yoga Show takes place at London's Olympia later this month
30. Everyone's talking about…: Celebrity fitness
Is the switch in media focus from botox to the physical benefits of exercise good for our industry?
32. Interview: Hans Peter Franklin
The founder and CEO of FITLane talks to Kate Cracknell about the challenges and opportunities of operating in the south of France
38. New opening: A class apart
Aspria's latest opening in Hamburg, Germany, wows with both its facilities and its service standards. Kate Cracknell pays a visit
45. Fitness trends: HIT the gym
As part of our series on high-intensity interval training, experts offer their advice on how best to introduce HIT into your facility
50. Health & technology: Game on!
In part two of our investigation into the ‘gamification' of wellness, Rhianon Howells explores how operators can engage with the trend and looks at some fitness examples
57. Technology series: Fast forward
How can the latest technologies best be employed by operators? Jon Nasta talks to a panel of experts
62. Gym operations: Enhancing value
Can equipment availability really be the key to member satisfaction? Rory McGown talks to Kate Cracknell about his company's findings
66. Health trends: A fitter world
Amy Smyth and Radha Patel of The Futures Company look at physical activity participation worldwide
70. Winter sports: Welcoming the winter
Winter is on its way - do you have programmes in place to get members ready for winter sports?
76. Q&A: David Barton
The flamboyant New York gym guru talks to Magali Robathan about life, fitness and bankruptcy
82. Corporate wellness: Fit for work
Today's corporate wellness programmes need to be inclusive, integrated and give a return on investment. Neena Dhillon reports
86. Research round-up: The cold war
The use of meditation and exercise could greatly reduce the number of sick days taken due to colds and flu
87. Club entertainment: fitness-kit.net special
The latest technology to boost your club entertainment from AV:Activ, Zoom Media, CYBEX and Precor
89. Supplier showcase:
Recent fitness projects from CYBEX and Life Fitness are profiled
98. Lightweights:
A survey shows people are being shamed into fitness by seeing their images on Facebook
1 - 40 of 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Dyaco grows UK business with new headquarters and key appointment
Following a year of strong growth, leading fitness equipment provider Dyaco has moved to a new UK headquarters in Milton Keynes, marking a significant milestone for the company.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
Opinion
promotion
As an industry, we still underestimate the power of a truly varied fitness regime - and the growing appetite for it, especially among emerging customer segments.
Opinion: Collaboration vs aggregation - what’s the difference?
Video Gallery
DFC: We do more...
DFC
DFC are a leading direct debit collection company, providing cash flow solutions to happy clients from all over the UK. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Wattbike
Wattbike is the creator of the world’s most advanced and innovative indoor bikes, developed in ...
Company profiles
Company profile: DFC
DFC
At DFC, we offer totally transparent revenue management solutions with clear pricing and no hidden ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Fitness equipment
Dyaco International: Fitness equipment
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
Diary dates
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