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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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2010 issue 11
3. Editor's letter: A mature mindset
Isn't there a risk that older people will always view entering a 'normal' gym as trespassing on another generation's territory? Why not create specialist facilities for this population group?
6. Letters: Write to reply
Melvyn Hillsdon on the need to move beyond anecdote in our data
10. News: News round-up
Total Fitness in management buyout, James Caan sells nuyuu, and Pure Gym lines up four new sites
16. News: International news
Milon equips royal facility in Tunisia, and California Fitness opens its latest site in Hong Kong
18. News: People news
Nick Burrows set to leave Nuffield Health, plus we chat to Mike Buss, who ran 100 marathons in 100 days
20. News: Fia update
A look back on the recent party political conferences
23. Diary: Diary dates
Upcoming dates for the diary include the BISL Conference, the UK Spa & Wellness Conference and the IHRSA Asia-Pacific Forum
25. News: Competitive edge
Fancy skiing 24 peaks in 48 hours in Italy? Or riding husky dogs through Lapland? Our charity events listing provides more detail
26. Everyone's talking about...: Hiring graduates
It's now the law in Portugal that fitness instructors must have a sports science degree. Would following this example in the UK mean better service or simply higher costs?
28. Interview: Eric Dunmore
The CEO of independent club The Third Space talks to Kate Cracknell about achieving success by ignoring industry norms
32. New opening: Going underground
Julie Fisher explores the University of Edinburgh's new Pleasance Sports Complex
35. Health club awards: Consumer champions
Introducing the Health Club Awards, voted for by your members
36. Q & A: Greg Searle
Former Olympic gold medallist Greg Searle talks to Kate Cracknell about returning to the GB rowing squad after a 10-year retirement. Plus a round-up of gym equipment used by rowers to train for their sport
42. Retention sales: Tapping into technology
How can clubs use new gadgets to improve member retention levels?
46. Research round-up: Flexible friend
A simple sit and reach test could be used to assess the risk of heart attacks or strokes, says new research
48. Business strategy: Finding the hidden money in your business
Tim Fearon looks at what companies need to do to maximise their potential, with suggestions of ways in which clubs can grow their business
52. fitness-kit.net special: Studio equipment
An overview of some of the latest innovations, including new studio bars from Fitness-Mad and portable mirrors from Mirrors for Training
54. Property: The changing face of fitness
Colin White reviews the fitness property market, with thoughts on how the low-cost sector might impact on future developments
58. Project profiles: Project snapshot
We take a look at recent projects from Pulse, Power Plate, gym80 and Revolutionary Products
65. Service & maintenance: How to look 10 years younger
How can you keep gym kit looking good and performing well? We report
68. Industry research: The ultimate question?
The ultimate question? Mike Hill takes a look at the potential of the Net Promoter Score® for the fitness industry
70. Q & A: Colin Waggett
The CEO of Fitness First on annual results and plans for flotation
72. Industry research: Personnel perspective
Liz Smith reports on the Working in Fitness 2010 survey
74. LIW review: LIW 2010
Highlights from LIW 2010, including details of new product launches
83. Lightweights: Pensioners setting workout examples
Fit pensioners, fat Chinese rappers and firefighters' fitness classes
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Rich Hutson

CEO of CHi Fitness and Co-founder of Fire Fitness
The business wasn’t getting the numbers needed, so I raised the prices by 25 per cent. It worked and we didn’t skip a beat
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Our industry starts and ends with people, so I spent my first three weeks visiting our clubs and listening
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Martin Seibold

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Health Club Management magazine

2010 issue 11
3. Editor's letter: A mature mindset
Isn't there a risk that older people will always view entering a 'normal' gym as trespassing on another generation's territory? Why not create specialist facilities for this population group?
6. Letters: Write to reply
Melvyn Hillsdon on the need to move beyond anecdote in our data
10. News: News round-up
Total Fitness in management buyout, James Caan sells nuyuu, and Pure Gym lines up four new sites
16. News: International news
Milon equips royal facility in Tunisia, and California Fitness opens its latest site in Hong Kong
18. News: People news
Nick Burrows set to leave Nuffield Health, plus we chat to Mike Buss, who ran 100 marathons in 100 days
20. News: Fia update
A look back on the recent party political conferences
23. Diary: Diary dates
Upcoming dates for the diary include the BISL Conference, the UK Spa & Wellness Conference and the IHRSA Asia-Pacific Forum
25. News: Competitive edge
Fancy skiing 24 peaks in 48 hours in Italy? Or riding husky dogs through Lapland? Our charity events listing provides more detail
26. Everyone's talking about...: Hiring graduates
It's now the law in Portugal that fitness instructors must have a sports science degree. Would following this example in the UK mean better service or simply higher costs?
28. Interview: Eric Dunmore
The CEO of independent club The Third Space talks to Kate Cracknell about achieving success by ignoring industry norms
32. New opening: Going underground
Julie Fisher explores the University of Edinburgh's new Pleasance Sports Complex
35. Health club awards: Consumer champions
Introducing the Health Club Awards, voted for by your members
36. Q & A: Greg Searle
Former Olympic gold medallist Greg Searle talks to Kate Cracknell about returning to the GB rowing squad after a 10-year retirement. Plus a round-up of gym equipment used by rowers to train for their sport
42. Retention sales: Tapping into technology
How can clubs use new gadgets to improve member retention levels?
46. Research round-up: Flexible friend
A simple sit and reach test could be used to assess the risk of heart attacks or strokes, says new research
48. Business strategy: Finding the hidden money in your business
Tim Fearon looks at what companies need to do to maximise their potential, with suggestions of ways in which clubs can grow their business
52. fitness-kit.net special: Studio equipment
An overview of some of the latest innovations, including new studio bars from Fitness-Mad and portable mirrors from Mirrors for Training
54. Property: The changing face of fitness
Colin White reviews the fitness property market, with thoughts on how the low-cost sector might impact on future developments
58. Project profiles: Project snapshot
We take a look at recent projects from Pulse, Power Plate, gym80 and Revolutionary Products
65. Service & maintenance: How to look 10 years younger
How can you keep gym kit looking good and performing well? We report
68. Industry research: The ultimate question?
The ultimate question? Mike Hill takes a look at the potential of the Net Promoter Score® for the fitness industry
70. Q & A: Colin Waggett
The CEO of Fitness First on annual results and plans for flotation
72. Industry research: Personnel perspective
Liz Smith reports on the Working in Fitness 2010 survey
74. LIW review: LIW 2010
Highlights from LIW 2010, including details of new product launches
83. Lightweights: Pensioners setting workout examples
Fit pensioners, fat Chinese rappers and firefighters' fitness classes
1 - 40 of 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Eleiko makes deadlifting more accessible with the Öppen Deadlift Bar
Eleiko, a Swedish weightlifting equipment specialist, is reinforcing its position in the strength and fitness market with the launch of the Öppen Deadlift Bar,
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Collaboration, not aggregation, is the message
MoveGB is a collaboration-based platform, but being a platform, one of the common worries we hear from our partners is about loss of customer ownership.
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
TRX MAPS
TRX Training
TRX MAPS completes body movement assessments in just 30 seconds to help trainers develop personalized fitness plans and goals for members. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Core Health & Fitness
Core Health & Fitness is the world’s largest privately-held marketer and distributor of commercial fitness ...
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
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
Management software
Fisikal: Management software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
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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