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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 2
3. Editor's letter: The sport of fitness
'The Sport of Fitness' concept could help connect our industry to Olympic goals, says Kate Cracknell
6. Letters:
A risk-based approach to health and safety is right for our industry, says Joe Ryan, MD of Right Directions Health and Safety
8. News round-up:
Nuffield Health acquires Greens, LA Fitness feels the force of Twitter, and the OFT launches an investigation into health club contracts
16. International news:
Reebok Fitness opens in Reykjavik, while Madonna's second Hard Candy site opens in Moscow
18. People news:
Fitness First has a shake-up of its top management team, and Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid gets ready to launch his new academy concept
20. IHRSA update:
We look forward to IHRSA's Annual Convention and Trade Show, which takes place next month in Los Angeles, California, US
24. FIA update:
How will we inspire a new generation to take up sport in this Olympic year?
26. Competitive edge:
People across the UK get ready for Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile
27. Diary dates:
SPATEC Asia takes place in Malaysia this month, while Professional Beauty is at London's ExCel in March
28. Everyone's talking about...: Clean Clubs
It's not a glamorous topic, but keeping on top of cleaning at your club is vital for member satisfaction
30. Interview : Ben Midgley
The president of Crunch Franchise talks to Kate Cracknell about creating a sustainable low-cost model
36. Kids' fitness: Catering for kids
Guidelines and case studies on engaging 11- to 15-year-olds in safe and effective exercise
45. CV equipment: Keeping pace
A look at the evolution of treadmills, and how some models have been made to stand out from the crowd
49. Research round-up: Touch point
Australian researchers highlight the many benefits of massage in a new study based on 740 existing papers
50. New opening: Raising the bar
We visit the stylish new Holmes Place Health Club and Spa in Berlin
54. Spa trends:
What's hot in the spa sector, and how can fitness operators implement some of these concepts in their own spas?
59. Spa news:
Kuwait-based Al Corniche opens a new heat experiences zone, and the Bannatyne Group opens its 33rd spa
61. Vibration training: Good vibes
Kath Hudson reports on the ways in which vibration equipment is developing and meeting a wide range of consumer training demands
64. IT series: Smooth operator
Software is transforming the way leisure facilities function, from making savings on staffing costs to reducing energy bills. Abigail Harris reports
69. fitness-kit.net: Indoor cycling
Keiser revamps a best-seller and Star Trac unveils a new design
71. Club refurbishment: Breath of life
It's not the space you have but how you use it. Kath Hudson reports on recent success stories in health club and leisure centre refurbishment
74. fitness-kit.net: Product update
A new kettlebell range from Jordan Fitness and Med-Fit Systems unveils a new Nautilus vertical climber
77. Supplier showcase:
We take a look at recent projects by Nouveau Solutions and Trixter
80. Show preview: European Spa Convention
An overview of this March event for spa professionals
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Latest News
Industry body ukactive has launched an Independent Operators' Steering Group, catering for members who run ...
Latest News
The UK's fitness industry can finally get back to business on Saturday 25 July, following ...
Latest News
HCM understands a decision on reopening dates for gyms and also for spas will be ...
Latest News
Interest in gym reopening in England is reaching fever pitch, with an announcement expected any ...
Latest News
Exercising increases levels of a protein hormone secreted by the bones which has a powerful ...
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A free-to-access training platform has launched to help the sport and fitness workforce confidently return ...
Latest News
Glasgow Life, which runs leisure and culture facilities on behalf of Glasgow City Council, has ...
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Fitness equipment firm Nautilus Inc is looking for a buyer for its commercial equipment brand ...
Features
feature
As Technogym launches its new virtual and on-demand services, Francesco Arlotti, head of digital solutions, shares his thoughts with HCM
Features
Partner briefing
BMF, the outdoor fitness franchise company co-owned by Bear Grylls, is launching a £1m initiative designed to offer financial support to PTs and exercise professionals in getting back to work after the lockdown
Features
Supplier showcase
Working with Precor, Aberdeen Sports Village has undergone a £500k overhaul to strengthen the user experience and put digital connectivity at the core of its offering
Features
Strength
It’s considered a fundamental part of our fitness routines by medical professionals, but many exercisers, particularly women, are still put off by strength training. We asked leading suppliers what they’re doing to champion strength
Features
Talking Point
The fitness industry has shown incredible flexibility during lockdown, pivoting to digital to keep people active. But as lockdowns end, we ask what impact the pandemic will have on facility provision
Features
Training
Balance training is set to become a major fitness trend, with exercisers increasingly appreciating the benefits of having a strong core and good balance, particularly as they age. Lauren Health-Jones rounds up the latest product releases
Features
Statistics
ukactive, 4global and partners have modelled the likely recovery from the lockdown. Ed Hubbard outlines the numbers
Features
People
We did some research comparing monthly turnstile swipes with online classes during lockdown, and found the correlation was 96 % – people were maintaining their usual routines
People
HCM people

Debra Wein

founder and CEO, Wellness Workdays
I’ve always felt that if individuals had more education and understanding of nutrition and healthy lifestyle principles, we could literally change lives
People
HCM people

Dan Bond

Owner, CrossFit Fort Ashton
We’d explained leading up to the lockdown that if everyone decided to freeze or cancel, then there would be a possibility of not having a gym to come back to
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
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Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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 2
3. Editor's letter: The sport of fitness
'The Sport of Fitness' concept could help connect our industry to Olympic goals, says Kate Cracknell
6. Letters:
A risk-based approach to health and safety is right for our industry, says Joe Ryan, MD of Right Directions Health and Safety
8. News round-up:
Nuffield Health acquires Greens, LA Fitness feels the force of Twitter, and the OFT launches an investigation into health club contracts
16. International news:
Reebok Fitness opens in Reykjavik, while Madonna's second Hard Candy site opens in Moscow
18. People news:
Fitness First has a shake-up of its top management team, and Celebrity Big Brother winner Alex Reid gets ready to launch his new academy concept
20. IHRSA update:
We look forward to IHRSA's Annual Convention and Trade Show, which takes place next month in Los Angeles, California, US
24. FIA update:
How will we inspire a new generation to take up sport in this Olympic year?
26. Competitive edge:
People across the UK get ready for Sainsbury's Sport Relief Mile
27. Diary dates:
SPATEC Asia takes place in Malaysia this month, while Professional Beauty is at London's ExCel in March
28. Everyone's talking about...: Clean Clubs
It's not a glamorous topic, but keeping on top of cleaning at your club is vital for member satisfaction
30. Interview : Ben Midgley
The president of Crunch Franchise talks to Kate Cracknell about creating a sustainable low-cost model
36. Kids' fitness: Catering for kids
Guidelines and case studies on engaging 11- to 15-year-olds in safe and effective exercise
45. CV equipment: Keeping pace
A look at the evolution of treadmills, and how some models have been made to stand out from the crowd
49. Research round-up: Touch point
Australian researchers highlight the many benefits of massage in a new study based on 740 existing papers
50. New opening: Raising the bar
We visit the stylish new Holmes Place Health Club and Spa in Berlin
54. Spa trends:
What's hot in the spa sector, and how can fitness operators implement some of these concepts in their own spas?
59. Spa news:
Kuwait-based Al Corniche opens a new heat experiences zone, and the Bannatyne Group opens its 33rd spa
61. Vibration training: Good vibes
Kath Hudson reports on the ways in which vibration equipment is developing and meeting a wide range of consumer training demands
64. IT series: Smooth operator
Software is transforming the way leisure facilities function, from making savings on staffing costs to reducing energy bills. Abigail Harris reports
69. fitness-kit.net: Indoor cycling
Keiser revamps a best-seller and Star Trac unveils a new design
71. Club refurbishment: Breath of life
It's not the space you have but how you use it. Kath Hudson reports on recent success stories in health club and leisure centre refurbishment
74. fitness-kit.net: Product update
A new kettlebell range from Jordan Fitness and Med-Fit Systems unveils a new Nautilus vertical climber
77. Supplier showcase:
We take a look at recent projects by Nouveau Solutions and Trixter
80. Show preview: European Spa Convention
An overview of this March event for spa professionals
1 - 40 of 127
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal chosen as tech partner for ‘JP4’; new health app from fitness expert, Jessie Pavelka
Fitness expert and television host, Jessie Pavelka has collaborated with Fisikal, experts in digital management solutions, to create the new JP4 app, a premium 12-week personal health and fitness transformation programme that takes the user on a journey of change through four key elements of health.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore and MoveGB ink groundbreaking partnership to transform corporate wellness offering
Incorpore and MoveGB have entered into a landmark partnership, combining the UK’s largest provider of corporate gym memberships with the nation’s biggest network of classes.
Video Gallery
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment
Core Health & Fitness
Temple Gym - Nautilus Equipment Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Keiser UK Ltd
Keiser began its history of visionary sports science leadership over 40 years ago, rejecting the ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Safe Space Lockers
Safe Space have over 25 years of experience in the UK leisure and fitness industry, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Locking solutions
Monster Padlocks: Locking solutions
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Design consultants
Zynk Design Consultants: Design consultants
Gym flooring
REGUPOL/Berleburger Schaumstoffwerk (BSW): Gym flooring
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Power Plate: Exercise equipment
Fitness Software
FunXtion International BV: Fitness Software
Fitness equipment
Healthcheck Services Ltd: Fitness equipment
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
Property & Tenders
Greywell, Hampshire
Barnsgrove Health and Wellness Club
Property & Tenders
Derby City Council
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-24 Sep 2020
Loews Coronado Bay Resort, Coronado, United States
Diary dates
22-23 Sep 2020
Heythrop Park, United Kingdom
Diary dates
17-23 Oct 2020
Pinggu, Beijing, China
Diary dates
27-30 Oct 2020
Messe Stuttgart, Germany
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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