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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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2011 issue 8
3. Editor's letter: Activity guidelines
Kate Cracknell gives an overview of the latest physical activity guidelines from the UK's chief medical officers
6. Letters: Write to reply
We must challenge body image anxiety to get more people active, says Rosi Prescott of Central YMCA
8. News: News round-up
Fitness First launches Klick Fitness, and FLAME winners are announced
16. News: International news
Anytime Fitness expands in Mexico, Gold's Gym unveils Middle East plans, and UFC opens in Hawaii
18. News: People news
Shoulders joins Retention Management, and Leveque joins CFM
20. News: Ihrsa update
Advice on employees' use of social media, and a snapshot of the findings from the IHRSA Global 25 report
24. News: Fia update
The new FIA Research Institute launches at Greenwich University
26. News: Competitive edge
Do a freefall, cycle in French wine country or go for a walk in vintage fashion - all for charity
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and the BASES Annual Conference
28. Everyone's talking about...: Paying for parks
Should personal trainers have to pay to use public outdoor spaces when they train their clients?
30. Interview: Mark Sesnan
The MD of leisure trust GLL talks about diversifying the brand, the problem with procurement, and seizing the opportunity presented by the 2012 Olympics
36. Indoor cycling: Money spinner
How can operators maximise the ROI from their indoor cycling offering? We ask the experts
40. Sports conditioning: Staying on top
With elite athletes now competing into their 40s and even 50s, we take a look at their conditioning needs
43. Pilates: Pure versus applied
Should pilates only ever be taught as Joseph Pilates designed it, or is there scope for it to evolve?
48. Resistance training: Getting to grips with resistance equipment
Details of recent launches across the different categories of resistance kit
52. Fitness franchises: Into India
The second of a two-part series on international franchises entering the Indian market: Snap Fitness, Vivafit, Holmes Place and Anytime Fitness
57. Health club spa: Raising the spa
The Corinthia Hotel London opened last month, including a brand new integrated spa and fitness concept: ESPA Life. Kay Glover pays a visit
60. Health club spa: Body of evidence
New research suggests that just one massage can bring about significant physiological changes
61. Health club spa: Spa news
The Rooms opens at The Albany, and a new vision for The Malvern
62. Health club spa: Starting young
Could operators in the UK learn from their European counterparts and introduce a kids-only spa offering? Kath Hudson reports
66. Health club spa : Local luxury
Julie Cramer talks to the team behind Inside Spa following a new extension designed to meet demand at the public sector spa
72. fitness-kit.net: Special Vibration training
A new distributor for Vibrogym, and Power Plate previews its powerBIKE
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
Cybex equips the new fitness facilities at the University of Bristol, and STOTT PILATES launches new specialist training courses
78. fitness-kit.net: Special Product round-up
Myride v3.0 launches in the UK, and MyoTruk heads to France
83. Lightweights: Olive oil treatments in Greece
The Grace Mykonos hotel in Greece has launched three quirky new spa treatments in preparation for visitors this summer
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Fitness foresight
We know trends like wearables, HIIT training and functional fitness are hot, but what’s coming down the track? Liz Terry looks further ahead for the latest edition of HCM’s Fitness Foresight
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Body scanning
Will the body image debate define the future of fit-tech? Becca Douglas looks at the evidence
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IHRSA Update
The global health and fitness markets reached an all-time high in terms of memberships in 2018. IHRSA’s Melissa Rodriguez highlights the topline numbers for HCM
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Power Plate is launching a trade in, trade up programme, explains Davide Ferreira
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Ask the experts
The UK health and fitness industry has doubled in size since 2000. Will growth continue, or even gather pace? And what does this mean for the European health and fitness market? How big could it grow and what factors will have an impact? HCM asks those who have the most up to date research
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Social responsibility
A year after the launch of its first outdoor gym made from melted down, confiscated knives, Steel Warriors has won the support of the Co-op, which has pledged to fund the roll-out of a further 20 calisthenics gyms, as Kath Hudson reports
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Supplier showcase
Fitness expert, Matt Roberts, has chosen Pavigym’s PRAMA system to create an immersive, personalised workout experience at his new gym at The Langley hotel in Berkshire
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People
Human beings were designed to run, jump, lift and carry things. Unfortunately, society has evolved in a way that promotes a sedentary lifestyle, which is creating massive physical, emotional and mental dysfunction on a global scale
People
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Andrew Grill

Practical Futurist
Your marketing department will have to start writing ad copy for robots, not for humans. These digital agents will be gatekeepers, a bit like a PA. It’s already happening, so get ahead and start using it
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Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
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Health Club Management magazine

2011 issue 8
3. Editor's letter: Activity guidelines
Kate Cracknell gives an overview of the latest physical activity guidelines from the UK's chief medical officers
6. Letters: Write to reply
We must challenge body image anxiety to get more people active, says Rosi Prescott of Central YMCA
8. News: News round-up
Fitness First launches Klick Fitness, and FLAME winners are announced
16. News: International news
Anytime Fitness expands in Mexico, Gold's Gym unveils Middle East plans, and UFC opens in Hawaii
18. News: People news
Shoulders joins Retention Management, and Leveque joins CFM
20. News: Ihrsa update
Advice on employees' use of social media, and a snapshot of the findings from the IHRSA Global 25 report
24. News: Fia update
The new FIA Research Institute launches at Greenwich University
26. News: Competitive edge
Do a freefall, cycle in French wine country or go for a walk in vintage fashion - all for charity
27. Diary: Diary dates
Get ready for LIW and the BASES Annual Conference
28. Everyone's talking about...: Paying for parks
Should personal trainers have to pay to use public outdoor spaces when they train their clients?
30. Interview: Mark Sesnan
The MD of leisure trust GLL talks about diversifying the brand, the problem with procurement, and seizing the opportunity presented by the 2012 Olympics
36. Indoor cycling: Money spinner
How can operators maximise the ROI from their indoor cycling offering? We ask the experts
40. Sports conditioning: Staying on top
With elite athletes now competing into their 40s and even 50s, we take a look at their conditioning needs
43. Pilates: Pure versus applied
Should pilates only ever be taught as Joseph Pilates designed it, or is there scope for it to evolve?
48. Resistance training: Getting to grips with resistance equipment
Details of recent launches across the different categories of resistance kit
52. Fitness franchises: Into India
The second of a two-part series on international franchises entering the Indian market: Snap Fitness, Vivafit, Holmes Place and Anytime Fitness
57. Health club spa: Raising the spa
The Corinthia Hotel London opened last month, including a brand new integrated spa and fitness concept: ESPA Life. Kay Glover pays a visit
60. Health club spa: Body of evidence
New research suggests that just one massage can bring about significant physiological changes
61. Health club spa: Spa news
The Rooms opens at The Albany, and a new vision for The Malvern
62. Health club spa: Starting young
Could operators in the UK learn from their European counterparts and introduce a kids-only spa offering? Kath Hudson reports
66. Health club spa : Local luxury
Julie Cramer talks to the team behind Inside Spa following a new extension designed to meet demand at the public sector spa
72. fitness-kit.net: Special Vibration training
A new distributor for Vibrogym, and Power Plate previews its powerBIKE
75. Project profiles: Project showcase
Cybex equips the new fitness facilities at the University of Bristol, and STOTT PILATES launches new specialist training courses
78. fitness-kit.net: Special Product round-up
Myride v3.0 launches in the UK, and MyoTruk heads to France
83. Lightweights: Olive oil treatments in Greece
The Grace Mykonos hotel in Greece has launched three quirky new spa treatments in preparation for visitors this summer
1 - 40 of 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Incorpore: Creating a fitter, happier and more productive workforce
Inactivity is described by The Department of Health as the ‘silent killer’ of our generation.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Matrix strengthens Porsche partnership with new installs at performance centre
Porsche recognises that the most important component of any vehicle is the driver.
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
Harlands Group testimonial
Harlands Group
Harlands Group - Testimonial from 'The Hampton Health & Fitness Club'. Read more
More videos:
Company profiles
Company profile: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Company profiles
Company profile: Power Plate
Power Plate is a vibrating platform that enhances any movement to help you prepare faster, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Member access schemes
Move GB: Member access schemes
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Audio visual
Hutchison Technologies: Audio visual
Fitness equipment
Shapewatch: Fitness equipment
Trade associations
International SPA Association - iSPA: Trade associations
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Governing body
EMD UK: Governing body
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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