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HEALTH CLUB MANAGEMENT


Delivering effective health coaching p54


Will technology replace staff in gyms? p42 CONTENTS


03 Editor’s letter We must present a united front with our wellness allies to keep the momentum behind integrated wellbeing, says Kate Cracknell


06 Letters Vibration training can greatly benefi t MS sufferers, according to a Borders Sport & Leisure pilot study


08 News round-up ON-X leisure centre opens, CCMP set to acquire Pure Gym, and Wattbike secures Fitness First deal


16 International news Finnish chain Hukka Oy unveils a functional studio, and Fresh Fitness opens two more clubs in Denmark


18 People news Neil King joins Leisure Connection as MD, and Rob Barker is named as the new Precor president


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20 IHRSA update Bill McBride refl ects on IHRSA’s achievements over the past year, as he passes on the mantle of chair of the board of directors


24 ukactive update CEO David Stalker reports on a recent focus group examining children’s activity and school sport


26 Competitive edge The Crossing, a three-day mountain bike challenge in Cumbria, takes place on 12–14 July


27 Diary dates July sees ukactive’s FLAME event, including its annual awards


28 Everyone’s talking about... Research databases Should the fi tness industry follow the example of the spa sector and launch a central research portal?


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30 Interview Steve Price The founder and CEO of Mytime Active talks to Kate Cracknell about opportunities in public health, building community partnerships and re-investing profi ts to change lives


38 A big welcome Kath Hudson talks to gym operators specifi cally targeting plus-sized customers with tailored, non-intimidating packages


42 Man vs machine As technology gets more and more advanced, will the time come when it actually replaces gym staff? Abigail Harris asks a panel of experts


46 Strong thoughts Studies in the scientifi c fi eld of neuroplasticity show that just thinking about exercise can translate into actual, physical benefi ts


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