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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 10
5. Editor's letter: Member satisfaction
Could equipment availability be even more important than customer service for member satisfaction, asks Kate Cracknell
8. Letters:
Today's trainers must learn to be personal development coaches, says Justin Buckthorp of Prime Health
10. News round-up:
15 new clubs for Nuffield Health, DLL launches a high street PT concept, and the 2012 Health Club Award winners are announced
16. International news:
New clubs for SATS, and Sydney is the latest location for Madonna/NeV's Hard Candy Fitness
20. People news:
Dr Thomas Rieger is appointed as the new chair of EHFA's Standards Council, and Rachel Hobbs talks about working in the Olympic gym
22. IHRSA update:
IHRSA presents the latest report on the size and scope of the Latin American fitness market
26. FIA update:
Chris Beedie of the FIA Research Institute outlines its pilot study findings, and outlines plans to undertake the biggest ever study into the effectiveness of physical activity
28. Competitive edge:
A three ride through London, Amsterdam and Brusselscities cycle
29. Diary dates:
The Yoga Show takes place at London's Olympia later this month
30. Everyone's talking about…: Celebrity fitness
Is the switch in media focus from botox to the physical benefits of exercise good for our industry?
32. Interview: Hans Peter Franklin
The founder and CEO of FITLane talks to Kate Cracknell about the challenges and opportunities of operating in the south of France
38. New opening: A class apart
Aspria's latest opening in Hamburg, Germany, wows with both its facilities and its service standards. Kate Cracknell pays a visit
45. Fitness trends: HIT the gym
As part of our series on high-intensity interval training, experts offer their advice on how best to introduce HIT into your facility
50. Health & technology: Game on!
In part two of our investigation into the ‘gamification' of wellness, Rhianon Howells explores how operators can engage with the trend and looks at some fitness examples
57. Technology series: Fast forward
How can the latest technologies best be employed by operators? Jon Nasta talks to a panel of experts
62. Gym operations: Enhancing value
Can equipment availability really be the key to member satisfaction? Rory McGown talks to Kate Cracknell about his company's findings
66. Health trends: A fitter world
Amy Smyth and Radha Patel of The Futures Company look at physical activity participation worldwide
70. Winter sports: Welcoming the winter
Winter is on its way - do you have programmes in place to get members ready for winter sports?
76. Q&A: David Barton
The flamboyant New York gym guru talks to Magali Robathan about life, fitness and bankruptcy
82. Corporate wellness: Fit for work
Today's corporate wellness programmes need to be inclusive, integrated and give a return on investment. Neena Dhillon reports
86. Research round-up: The cold war
The use of meditation and exercise could greatly reduce the number of sick days taken due to colds and flu
87. Club entertainment: fitness-kit.net special
The latest technology to boost your club entertainment from AV:Activ, Zoom Media, CYBEX and Precor
89. Supplier showcase:
Recent fitness projects from CYBEX and Life Fitness are profiled
98. Lightweights:
A survey shows people are being shamed into fitness by seeing their images on Facebook
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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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‘TRX® for Yoga’ education fuses suspension training and yoga, says Julian Woolley
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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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People
The Life Fitness entrepreneur and ALS charity fundraiser is returning to the business that made his name
People
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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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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
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Health Club Management magazine

2012 issue 10
5. Editor's letter: Member satisfaction
Could equipment availability be even more important than customer service for member satisfaction, asks Kate Cracknell
8. Letters:
Today's trainers must learn to be personal development coaches, says Justin Buckthorp of Prime Health
10. News round-up:
15 new clubs for Nuffield Health, DLL launches a high street PT concept, and the 2012 Health Club Award winners are announced
16. International news:
New clubs for SATS, and Sydney is the latest location for Madonna/NeV's Hard Candy Fitness
20. People news:
Dr Thomas Rieger is appointed as the new chair of EHFA's Standards Council, and Rachel Hobbs talks about working in the Olympic gym
22. IHRSA update:
IHRSA presents the latest report on the size and scope of the Latin American fitness market
26. FIA update:
Chris Beedie of the FIA Research Institute outlines its pilot study findings, and outlines plans to undertake the biggest ever study into the effectiveness of physical activity
28. Competitive edge:
A three ride through London, Amsterdam and Brusselscities cycle
29. Diary dates:
The Yoga Show takes place at London's Olympia later this month
30. Everyone's talking about…: Celebrity fitness
Is the switch in media focus from botox to the physical benefits of exercise good for our industry?
32. Interview: Hans Peter Franklin
The founder and CEO of FITLane talks to Kate Cracknell about the challenges and opportunities of operating in the south of France
38. New opening: A class apart
Aspria's latest opening in Hamburg, Germany, wows with both its facilities and its service standards. Kate Cracknell pays a visit
45. Fitness trends: HIT the gym
As part of our series on high-intensity interval training, experts offer their advice on how best to introduce HIT into your facility
50. Health & technology: Game on!
In part two of our investigation into the ‘gamification' of wellness, Rhianon Howells explores how operators can engage with the trend and looks at some fitness examples
57. Technology series: Fast forward
How can the latest technologies best be employed by operators? Jon Nasta talks to a panel of experts
62. Gym operations: Enhancing value
Can equipment availability really be the key to member satisfaction? Rory McGown talks to Kate Cracknell about his company's findings
66. Health trends: A fitter world
Amy Smyth and Radha Patel of The Futures Company look at physical activity participation worldwide
70. Winter sports: Welcoming the winter
Winter is on its way - do you have programmes in place to get members ready for winter sports?
76. Q&A: David Barton
The flamboyant New York gym guru talks to Magali Robathan about life, fitness and bankruptcy
82. Corporate wellness: Fit for work
Today's corporate wellness programmes need to be inclusive, integrated and give a return on investment. Neena Dhillon reports
86. Research round-up: The cold war
The use of meditation and exercise could greatly reduce the number of sick days taken due to colds and flu
87. Club entertainment: fitness-kit.net special
The latest technology to boost your club entertainment from AV:Activ, Zoom Media, CYBEX and Precor
89. Supplier showcase:
Recent fitness projects from CYBEX and Life Fitness are profiled
98. Lightweights:
A survey shows people are being shamed into fitness by seeing their images on Facebook
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: Trade in, trade up with Power Plate
To celebrate their 20th Anniversary Power Plate is pleased to launch its new trade in, trade up programme.
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: Focus Training
Focus Training is a leading provider of Active IQ and YMCA Awards certified Personal Trainer ...
Company profiles
Company profile: EZ-Runner Systems Ltd
With over 600 clients worldwide in Spa, Golf, Health Club, Hotel and Kids Play Leisure, ...
Catalogue Gallery
Click on a catalogue to view it online
Directory
Professional services
Deloitte UK: Professional services
Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Kemitron GmbH: Hydrotherapy / spa fragrances
Locking solutions
Ojmar: Locking solutions
Management software
GymSales: Management software
Exercise equipment
Eleiko Sport AB: Exercise equipment
Flooring
Total Vibration Solutions Ltd: Flooring
Lockers/interior design
Safe Space Lockers Ltd: Lockers/interior design
Skincare
Sothys: Skincare
Architects/designers
Zynk Design Consultants: Architects/designers
Spa software
SpaBooker: Spa software
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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