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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
1 - 40 of 118
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Leisure trust Active Nation has expanded its portfolio of budget gyms with the acquisition of ...
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Thousands of people at risk of Type 2 diabetes will be given digital support – ...
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Features
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
Features
fitness-kit.net
Lauren Heath-Jones rounds up the latest product launches in health and fitness
Features
feature
EMS training is having a major impact on the studio and gym market and being used by athletes, celebrities and also for rehabilitation. We talk to a select group of studio owners to hear how they’re maximising the versatility of this type of training
Features
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
Features
India
Partnering with established local chain, Talwalkars, David Lloyd Leisure is set to take its luxury, family-oriented clubs to India, with the first location opening in Pune this summer. Steph Eaves spoke to Bruce Gardner and Prashant Talwalkar to find out more
Features
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
Features
Supplier showcase
Precor’s bikes are bringing success to a wide range of different health and fitness operations, from boutiques to trusts. We look at the latest examples
Features
People
The Life Fitness entrepreneur and ALS charity fundraiser is returning to the business that made his name
People
HCM people

Martin Seibold

CEO Life Fit Group
Gathering existing, strong brands under one roof to create the new Life Fit Group made perfect sense
People
Our industry starts and ends with people, so I spent my first three weeks visiting our clubs and listening
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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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
Property & Tenders
Diary dates
05-06 Sep 2019
TagusPark, Oeiras, Portugal
Diary dates
21-22 Sep 2019
Locations worldwide,
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 118
Job search
POST YOUR JOB
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.
Featured supplier news
Featured supplier: Gympass tops 2,000 fitness facilities on its platform
Gympass has reinforced its leading position in the corporate fitness market, topping 2,000 fitness facilities available on its platform across the UK.
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?
Company profiles
Company profile: Matrix Fitness
At Matrix Fitness, our goal is to make innovative commercial fitness equipment that stands out ...
Company profiles
Company profile: MoveGB
Move is the online fitness platform where consumers go to get active, and operators collaborate ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Lockers/interior design
Fitlockers: Lockers/interior design
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Spa software
ResortSuite: Spa software
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Exercise equipment
Star Trac / Core Health & Fitness: Exercise equipment
Skincare
Comfort Zone - Davines S.p.A: Skincare
Direct debit solutions
Debit Finance Collections: Direct debit solutions
Whole body cryotherapy
Zimmer MedizinSysteme GmbH / icelab: Whole body cryotherapy
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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