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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 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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Features
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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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Why does indoor cycling attract so many loyal followers? Abi Harris ask industry innovators how much is down to the instructor and what part the kit has to play
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Now in its eighth year, Myzone has established itself as a key player in the fitness industry. We chat to Myzone's global marketing director, Gemma Bonnett-Kolakowska, about how the brand continues to develop and evolve
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Matrix Fitness is launching MX4 Active to engage the ageing and deconditioned populations. We talk to Steve Barrett, director of global group education and training, to find out more
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As Physical Company celebrates its 30th anniversary, we talk to managing director John Halls to find out how this leading supplier continues to improve with age
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New refurbishment featuring Technogym’s Biocircuit sees 27 per cent membership growth in the first six months at Macclesfield Leisure Centre
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Technogym’s SKILLRUN now comes in different versions to suit different users’ workout needs
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People
HCM people

Ben Gotting & Dave Thomas

The Foundry: co-founders
Because of our strong focus on community and inclusivity our members really do range from unemployed, and even homeless, to CEOs and board members of major institutions and celebrities
People
HCM people

Elodie Garamond

Le Tigre: founder
We now have eight sites and offer retreats, such as a retreat in a Moroccan palace and a French chateaux-based yin yoga and writing retreat
People
Rather than just being an outdoor fitness company, we felt we could evolve and adapt the business to become a dominating force in fitness generally
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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 119
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Join FitNation - the new fitness congress about innovation
FitNation, the new premier event about innovation in the fitness industry, will kick-off in Amsterdam on 4 October.
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: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
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
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Fitness equipment
Octane Fitness: Fitness equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Exercise equipment
EXF Fitness Equipment: Exercise 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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