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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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Paul Bedford eases us into the new year with a look at how to tackle the competition
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As we begin a new decade, will boutiques extend beyond the major cities? Will the budget boom continue? How will digital fitness impact the sector? Kath Hudson speaks to some of the industry’s big hitters to find out what 2020 could have in store
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Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
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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 122
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass expands in Ireland with flagship operator Gym Plus
Gympass, a leader in corporate fitness sales, has expanded its network to Ireland following a new partnership with Gym Plus.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Your personal invite to SPATEX 2020
Organiser of SPATEX 2020, Michele Bridle cordially invites you to attend the industry’s event of the year.
Opinion
promotion
Gyms need to look at ways to deploy technology that helps them engage with customers on a human level. This can be done by encouraging customers to leave as much real-time feedback as possible
Opinion: Customer Feedback: the Good, the Bad and the ‘Could be Improved’ Why health clubs need to take action in 2020 to retain their New Year customers
Video Gallery
How to use the MZ-Bodyscan
MyZone
The Best Product for the Best Clubs Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Precor
For more than 35 years, Precor has driven fitness forward. We continue that heritage every ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Stages Indoor Cycling
Stages Indoor Cycling is a product and technology company that is 100% focused on creating ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Fitness software
Go Do.Fitness: Fitness software
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
28-30 Jan 2020
Ericsson Exhibition Hall, Ricoh Arena, Coventry, United Kingdom
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
20 Feb 2020
The Old Truman Brewery, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
25 Mar 2020
Executive Boardroom, Middlesex University, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
25-26 Mar 2020
Eastwood Hall, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Diary dates
26-29 Mar 2020
The Winter Gardens Blackpool, Blackpool , United Kingdom
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
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
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