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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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Disability sports charity Activity Alliance has called on political parties to commit to giving disabled ...
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Beachbody – the global fitness brand behind Insanity and P90X – has announced that it ...
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Boutique fitness operator 1Rebel has partnered with Technogym to develop an at-home indoor cycling platform ...
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Sport England has published an update on its digital strategy, in which the grassroots organisation ...
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A new all-in-one digital platform will begin offering certified, trainer-led live group fitness classes in ...
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Peloton co-founder and CEO John Foley has admitted that he is baffled as to why ...
Features
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Exercises, workload, work/rest ratio and pace have been defined and integrated into personalised programmes
Features
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A partnership between Pure Gym and BLK BOX is challenging the low-cost model
Features
Cryotherapy
Cryotherapy is hot right now, with more people attracted to its cited benefits, from reduced recovery time to improved sleep quality. Operators offering this chilly experience give us their advice
Features
Cycling
In last month’s issue we grilled operators about what makes the best indoor cycling class, and they agreed instructors play a crucial part in the overall class experience. Now we’re asking the experts on the frontline for their thoughts on what makes indoor cycling such a phenomenon
Features
Thought leaders
Equinox and SoulCycle became mired in controversy recently, when the CEO and majority shareholder of their parent company hosted a fundraiser for President Trump’s re-election. What's the way forward for these brands and what can we learn from this furore? Kath Hudson asks the thought leaders
Features
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If you think of school leavers when you think of apprentices, think again. Apprenticeships are far from limited to career starters, with new generation programmes tailor-made to bring out the best in accomplished managers
Features
Active ageing
The 2019 Moving Communities report highlighted that the silver pound could drive significant growth in public leisure. Operators are capitalising on this potential revenue stream, but uptake is slow. Utku Topraksevten investigates
Features
People
My vision, based on my own personal experience, would be for physical activity to become the norm – not something you have to make an effort to do, but something you just go ‘yeah, that’s part of my everyday life’
People
One of the opportunities we’re looking at is in London. The location doesn’t suit a low-cost gym, but would suit a boutique-style model. - John Oxley
People
people are together on the climbing walls, cheering each other on, coaching each other, interacting, laughing and enjoying each other’s company. It’s a completely different environment from anything I’ve ever seen
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Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal develops new 'easy start' business management solution for studios and personal trainers
Fisikal has launched its first self-activating digital business solution, ideal for personal trainers and studio operators.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
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 120
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Fisikal develops new 'easy start' business management solution for studios and personal trainers
Fisikal has launched its first self-activating digital business solution, ideal for personal trainers and studio operators.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Crown Sports Lockers to launch sector first at IHS 2019
Crown Sports Locker will launch a waterproof locker that will open the door to facilities demanding a sustainable solution for wet changing areas.
Opinion
promotion
An ever-increasing number of Brits are engaging in sporting events, setting themselves goals and looking to increase their fitness levels....
Opinion: Dr Crionna Tobin on nutritional training for PTs and fitness experts
Company profiles
Company profile: Crown Sports Lockers
Crown Sports Lockers has designed, crafted and fitted bespoke timber furniture for spas, hotels and ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Healthcheck Services Ltd
Here at Healthcheck Services, we want to empower you, your clients & your staff to ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Exercise equipment
Matrix Fitness: Exercise equipment
Wearable technology solutions
MyZone: Wearable technology solutions
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions / TVS Sports Surfaces: Flooring
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
21-22 Nov 2019
JW Marriott Miami Turnberry Resort, Aventura,
Diary dates
29 Nov 2019
The King’s Fund, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
10-12 Dec 2019
tbc, Fort Lauderdale, United States
Diary dates
29-30 Jan 2020
Holiday Inn San Francisco-Golden Gateway, San Francisco, United States
Diary dates
23-25 Mar 2020
Hilton, Barcelona, Spain
Diary dates
10-27 Jun 2020
tbc, Pinggu, China
Diary dates
17-18 Jun 2020
ExCeL London, London, United Kingdom
Diary dates
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