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Speedflex Trainer
Salary: Competitive
Location: City of London, Bank, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex


Leisure Manager
Salary: £22,221 - £25,472 pa + benefits
Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, United Kingdom
Company: LED Leisure Management Ltd
Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: Bourton-on-the-Water, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Fitness Motivator Apprenticeship
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Assistant Fitness Manager
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fareham, United Kingdom
Company: Everyone Active
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Luton, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Newport, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Personal Trainer
Salary: Self Employed
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom
Company: Pure Gym Limited
Centre Manager
Salary: £26k - £40k
Location: West Byfleet, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
Exercise Physiologist
Salary: £21k - £25k
Location: West Byfleet, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
Speedflex Receptionist
Salary: £20k - £22k + free gym membership
Location: West Byfleet, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
Speedflex Trainer
Salary: £20k - £24k
Location: West Byfleet, Surrey, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex
Intensive Personal Trainer
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
School Sport Activator
Salary: £18,453 - £20,198 pro rata
Location: Erdington, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Company: Kingsbury School Sports Partnership CIC
Fitness Instructor - part time
Salary: Competitive
Location: Harrow, London, United Kingdom
Company: Harrow School
Customer and online services assistant
Salary: Competitive
Location: Woolwich, United Kingdom
Company: GLL
Product Demonstrators Required
Salary: £15,000
Location: South West / South East of England, United Kingdom
Company: Cyber Coach
Personal Training Diploma
Salary: -
Location: Nationwide
Company: Lifetime
Speedflex Receptionist
Salary: Competitive
Location: South East/London, United Kingdom
Company: Speedflex

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in this issue

• Nuffield Health lands £330m to fuel expansion
• Experts examine referral issues
• Lancs CCC targets funds for hotel project


Property & tenders
Expressions of Interest invited: Contract to operate London horizons Leisure Club and Accommodation
Location: Company: Horizon Leisure
Leisure Management Contract
Location: Company: Hart District Council
Phase 2 for the provision of a Strategic Leisure Development Partner
Location: Suffolk Company: Suffolk Coastal District Council
Invitation for Expressions of Interest for new cinema provision in Abingdon-on-Thames
Location: Company: Abingdon-on-Thames Council
Sports Playing Field for sale
Location: Company: Stiles Harold Williams
Fitted treatment rooms at Lee Valley VeloPark
Location: Company: Lee Valley Regional Park Authority
Commercial unit to let
Location: Windermere, Cumbria Company: South Lakeland District Council
Procurement of Operator for Catering Facilities
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
Offers Invited by Informal Tender
Location: Company: Goadsby
More property/tenders>>

News headlines
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth  
Fit For Sport strengthens team to foster growth

By Jak Phillips

Children's activity and sport provider Fit For Sport has strengthened its management team with two new appointments to support ongoing expansion. Anita De Villiers has joined the company as head of children’s experience, tasked with ensuring Fit For Sport’s programmes and activities, both in and out of schools, remain innovative, progressive and fun. De Villiers brings a broad range of experience from her previous role as .... more>>
British Military Fitness seeks cover with new indoor offering  
British Military Fitness seeks cover with new indoor offering

By Jak Phillips

Battling the elements is a familiar pastime for British Military Fitness (BMF) trainers and devotees, but those less inclined towards al fresco exercise can also get in on the action as the training model will soon be offered indoors. With winter fast approaching, BMF is bidding to counter the limitations of .... more>>

Fitness First eyes sale of 80 German clubs  
By Jak Phillips

Fitness First is in talks to sell its 80 health clubs in Germany as the business bids to hasten its transformation and Asian expansion, Health Club Management understands. Corporate finance firm Lincoln International is advising the Oaktree Capital-owned gym chain on .... more>>
Chris Brown swaps FitLinxx for Performance Health Systems  
By Jak Phillips

Equipment supplier Performance Health Systems (PHS) has appointed Chris Brown head of healthcare and medical for its Power Plate and bioDensity brands. Brown is tasked with identifying opportunities and managing sales in the corporate wellness, .... more>>
Scott Rolfe replaces Jon Argent as Halo CEO  
By Jak Phillips

Halo Leisure’s board of trustees has named enterprise mainstay Scott Rolfe as its new chief executive. Rolfe joined the leisure operator 12 years ago as one of the founding members of its senior management team and has .... more>>
Microsoft poised to launch a wearable device ‘within weeks’  
By Jak Phillips

Microsoft is reportedly weeks away from launching its own smartwatch with fitness tracking features, expected to challenge existing offerings from rivals .... more>>
Cycling specialist Neil Troutman joins Keiser UK as master instructor  
By Jak Phillips

Keiser UK has appointed Neil Troutman as new master instructor, tasked with building a team of master instructors to deliver Keiser’s M Series and Air training .... more>>
Naked mixed-gender yoga takes off in London  
By Helen Andrews

The latest fitness trend to hit London is mixed-gender naked yoga classes. Actor Matthew McConaughey and pop artist Lady Gaga are said to be fans of the .... more>>
Turkish hospital brand plans new chain of health clubs  
By Kate Cracknell

A new club, Acibadem Sports, has opened in Istanbul, Turkey. Owned by Acibadem, a leader in healthcare and hospitals, the 4,000sq m (43,056sq ft) club is .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Health clubs under threat from march of microgyms, says Ray Algar  
By Jak Phillips

Traditional health clubs offering a broad selection of activities at a mid-range price are at serious risk of having their business ‘salami-sliced’ away by .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: Olav Thorstad wins European Leadership Award  
By Jak Phillips

Health & Fitness Nordic Company CEO Olav Thorstad was presented with the EU Club Leadership Award 2014 during the 14th Annual IHRSA European Congress in Amsterdam this morning (17 October). Announcing the award, IHRSA president and CEO Joe Moore .... more>>
GLL toasts double leisure contract success  
By Jak Phillips

Leisure operator GLL is in the mood for celebration after picking up two major contracts in quick succession. The not-for-profit leisure provider has been awarded long-term leases for six of Swindon’s leisure facilities – joining the Oasis Leisure .... more>>
IHRSA 2014: CEO Joe Moore hails industry ALS campaign  
By Jak Phillips

IHRSA president and CEO Joe Moore paid tribute to the health and fitness industry's growing sense of philanthropism during .... more>>
IHRSA Europe Congress kicks off in Amsterdam  
By Jak Phillips

The 14th IHRSA European Congress gets underway in Amsterdam today (16 October) with delegates arriving for an action-packed four days of networking and .... more>>
Indie gym fuses fitness with physiotherapy  
By Jak Phillips

A new independent health club in Christchurch, Dorset, is bidding to bring healthcare and fitness under one roof as part of a new integrative offering. Manoj .... more>>

Features
Consumer insight

IHRSA update:
Consumer insight


Findings from the 2014 IHRSA Health Club Consumer Report
Embracing active design

Editor’s letter:
Embracing active design


Even so-called hard to reach groups have to use our streets, so that’s where we should start getting them active, says Kate Cracknell
A sense of purpose

Gymtopia series:
A sense of purpose


UK-based Mosaic Spa & Health Clubs is working with a charity in Uganda to rediscover the company’s mission. Ray Algar reports
Cool customer

Exercise science:
Cool customer


Vasper claims to reproduce the effects of intense anaerobic training in just 20 minutes. We report
Les Mills

Promotional Feature:
Les Mills


How can you get more members attending more often and recommending your club to their friends and family?


News round-up:

Fitness First revs up its rebrand, LA fitness launched second LAX club, and Apple unveils its iWatch


People news:

Alan Holl leaves Virgin Active to join functional specialist TRX


Lightweights:

Zombie races, selfies top the poll of gym-goers’ peeves, and action movies prove bad for your waistline
Managing risk

Management series:
Managing risk


A bottom-up approach to risk management can work for clubs, says Right Directions’ Gill Twell in her step-by-step guide
Approaching the summit

ukactive update:
Approaching the summit


CEO of ukactive David Stalker looks ahead to this year’s ukactive National Summit
Bidding for the obesity buck

Obesity:
Bidding for the obesity buck


Kath Hudson offers an overview of the groups and schemes pitching to help tackle the UK’s obesity crisis
The future of fitness

Consumer research:
The future of fitness


Michael Oliver analyses the findings of Mintel’s 2014 Health and Fitness Clubs industry report
Product news
Getting ahead of the competition

Getting ahead of the competition

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

Physical Company has launched a new collection of strength equipment. The ‘Competition Range’ features kettlebells, PU bumper plates and pro Olympic bars.
 
Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG

Bionic Leg is a unique rehabilitation aid from AlterG

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

AlterG’s ‘Bionic Leg’ rehabilitation aid is the only wearable, battery-powered robotic device that can sense the user’s intent to move and respond accordingly.
 
Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition

Protein-packed peanut butter launched by GoNutrition

FROM FITNESS-KIT.NET

A range of flavoured natural peanut butters fortified with whey protein isolate has been launched by sports nutrition company GoNutrition.
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Pavigym

With over 15,000 installations worldwide, PAVIGYM is already enhancing the fitness experience for millions of health club members.

Born in Alicante, Spain in 1963, PAVIGYM recently celebrated our 50th anniversary as the global leader in health club flooring systems and solutions, with a sales presence in more than 80 countries worldwide.
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Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers

A new brand has emerged in the health and fitness industry offering a new alternative to the way supplements are consumed.
  Spyro launches brand of premium supplement shakers
Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

When Gambaru decided to open 24 hours a day, Addgards’ Hand & Handle Wet Wipe stations provided the perfect solution for fast, effective cleaning of all gym equipment for their members.
  Addgards makes branded wet wipe stations for Gambaru gyms

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